Male Maldives
The Paradise Island

Male Maldives

The Capital, Male Maldives is the paradise island on Indian Ocean. Like other islands of Maldives, Male' is also resplendent with beautiful scenic beauty, soft sandy beaches, green vegetation and palm lined walkways.

Fishing is the main activity in this city along with other activities like trade in coconut and palm products and handicraft pieces.

Male Maldives Climate

Sunny weather, with frequent monsoon dominates the Climate in Male Maldives . As the capital city of Maldives, Male lies on the equator outside the infamous cyclonal belt in the vicinity of Bay of Bengal.

Travel to Maldives Male Island

If you stay abroad, the only means for you to reach Male is by air. You can directly land in Male airport Maldives, Male’s International Airport Maldives Hulule and then drive to your destination.

Reach Male by water from Sri Lanka and other port cities like Cochin etc. You can also avail speedboat drives to Male. Once you reach Male, there are taxis, private cars and mini buses to transport your luggage back and forth and carry you to different places.

Accommodation in Male Maldives

Male island has several luxurious hotels, villas and resorts, which are sea facing and offer you awesome scenic beauty from each rooms. You can have personal swimming pools, Ayurvedic spas and water-sports facilities in luxurious Maldives Male hotels.

However, there are economic resorts and hotels in Male' Maldives too that are situated on the heart of the sandy beaches and offer an array of comfortable facilities and exciting activities. The water bungalows offer you variety of sports facilities and wonderful scenic beauty.

Places To Visit in Male, Maldives

Male, although a commercial center, is rich with lush green nature and pristine beaches. North Male Atoll and South Male Atoll have various interesting sites where you can visit to feel the tranquility of Nature.

North Male Atoll Maldives - Visit the following places while you are in North Male atoll:

  • Maldives Victory - a wreck of 270-foot freighter that sank in 1981
  • HP Reef - coral meadows and soft corals
  • National Museum - contains ancient Maldivian relic pieces of the colonial times
  • Huskuru Miskiiy - a Friday mosque portraying the typical Muslim culture
South Male Atoll - there are various islands in this place that allow you to enjoy water snorkeling, scuba diving and catamaran sailing.
  • Kaafu Atoll - famous for its reef houses, coral shows and marine biodiversity
  • Arifu Atoll - watch the soft corals, underwater wild life and handicraft industries
  • Sun Islands - simply sunbathe in the golden shores and enjoy the water sports

What To Do in Male, Maldives

While you are in Male island, you can simply indulge in unique water sports. Delve deep into the azure blue sea, enjoy wind surfing, water skiing, speedboat driving, catamaran sailing and sunbathing in the golden shores of Maldives Islands. Male also offers activities like fishing and dolphin watching in its blue lagoons.

You can go for a boat drive with the fishermen and enjoy catching fishes. Since it is the commercial and economic center, you can shop handicraft articles, clothing materials and palm-coconut products. Do not forget to visit the spas and enjoy ayurvedic treatment.

Visit Male Maldives to forget all the worries of your life, bask in the sun-kissed beaches and bathe in the turquoise waters to get the feel of the paradise on Indian Ocean.

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