Honeymoon in Maldives

Honeymoon in Maldives Honeymoon in Maldives

If you are looking for the world's best honeymoon destination with maximum privacy and peace, you are just a few clicks away. Maldives is definitely your first choice. The Maldives lie scattered like giant green-and-gold jewels afloat in the Indian Ocean.

The Maldives is a giant necklace of 1,192 tiny coral islands with turquoise lagoons, beaches of soft white sand, and an underwater world of breathtaking beauty with untouched coral reefs and rainbow-hued fishes.

With white sands, azure skies and blue seas, tropical palms, sun and surf - the Maldives is indeed an ideal destination to lie back, sip a coconut and tan a delightful bronze.

If you want to combine your honeymoon and action then you can surf on your surfboard or dive in the waters to admire the exotic marine life. Or if you are more of the romantic kinds then you could just simply hold hands and walk on the soft white sand as the sun sets over the blue sea.

You can reach the Maldives only by air with the only international airport at Male having flights from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dubai and Kuala Lampur (Malaysia). Though Maldives is an island, still you don't have regular ships or boats plying to and from Maldives.

You can get around seeing the Maldives through the national airlines which flies to four major islands. Alternatively, seaplanes, helicopters and local boats called the 'vedis' and 'dhonis' are available for sight seeing.

It rains throughout the year in Maldives. The best time to visit this place is from December to March when the sun comes out often.

Regarding accommodation, most of the islands are resorts and are not inhabited by local people. The quality and the prices of these accommodations vary from island to island. There are no budget hotels in Maldives.

To support the local handicraft industry you can buy the colorful T-shirts, carved coral fish and carved rosewood manta rays, they are all Maldivian. In Male, you can buy the various distinctive items that the locals use in their daily lives like the coconut shell utensils, woven palm leaf baskets and mats, carved Koran rests and woven trays for winnowing rice. You can take back home some of these items too - mats or kunaa, lacquer items and Jewelry which is mostly imported from Sri Lanka.