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  • Aerial shot of the Maldivian capital of Male - typically the starting point of your Maldives vacation.
  • A mosque in Male
  • Many small tropical islands are a short flight from Male
  • Maldivian capital from above

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Situated south-southwest of India, in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an archipelago of 1,192 coral islands. The islands are grouped into 26 coral atolls, and feature 200 inhabited islands, plus 80 islands with tourist resorts for a Maldives vacation . Malé is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. Malé is located in the southern edge of the North Male Atoll, though administratively, it sits independent.

Traditionally, Malé was known as King’s Island, and was where the ancient Maldive Royal dynasties ruled and resided. While the palace and its picturesque forts and bastions were all destroyed after the abolition of the monarchy, the only remaining monument left is the Malé Hukuru Miskiy, a decorative mosque constructed in 1658 AD, and made of coral stone.

Formerly a walled city, this central island of Malé now features a commercial harbor, as well as the centre of all administration and bureaucracy. This urban centre has seen significant growth over the past few years and is considered one of the world’s most densely populated islands.

The Maldives features many tourist attractions and resorts. While island hopper are offered many facets including palm-fringed islands, sparkling white beaches, turquoise lagoons, and captivating coral reefs abundant with marine flora and fauna, water sports enthusiasts can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and fishing on  Maldives vacation packages. The Maldives truly are a tropical paradise.

 


 

Maldives Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Maldives vacation..

Learn about the history and culture of Maldives, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Maldives's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Maldives for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Maldives vacations today!

 

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Male, Maldives

  • Maldives Escape incl. Airfare

    Home to some of the most luxurious and beautiful private island resorts (most featuring overwater bungalows and suites), the Maldives offers the ultimate setting for a dream vacation, honeymoon or family escape.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,979
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Dubai & Maldives Vacation incl. Airfare

    Dubai and Maldives make the perfect “shop and flop”. This exotic vacation idea gives you two nights to explore Dubai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities, and 7 nights to indulge and relax in a beautiful island resort in the Maldives.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,339
    Trip Type:
    Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Dubai & Maldives Escape

    Escape on an exotic getaway to Dubai and the Maldives. Spend two days exploring the vibrant cityscape of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates before jetting to the Maldives to spend your days diving the Kikki Reef and lounging on white-sand beaches at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,407
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes
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  • Magnificent Maldives Escape

    Leave your life behind and escape to the Maldives for a vacation in paradise. Spend your days swimming in crystal-clear waters and snorkeling through incredible coral reefs before relaxing on white-sand beaches and enjoying the pampering comforts of a luxury resort.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,679
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes
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  • Maldives: Anantara Dhigu Resort

    Soak in the sun at a family-friendly five-star resort in the Maldives. Whether you’re snorkeling in the lagoon alongside baby reef sharks and puffer fish or enjoying a massage in the overwater spa, the peerless facilities of Anantara Dhigu Resort will ensure your vacation is a dream come true.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,446
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: Anantara Veli Resort & Spa

    Escape on a romantic getaway to a five-star adults-only resort in the Maldives. Snorkel alongside whale sharks and manta rays then recharge with Ayurvedic treatment at the Sundari Spa before enjoying the gourmet restaurants and chic bars of Anantara Veli Resort and Spa.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,209
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

    Bask in the sun at one of the Maldives’ premier family-friendly resorts. Whether you’re diving out to a nearby shipwreck or relaxing in the warm waters of the house lagoon, the premium comforts of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa will make your Maldives vacation unforgettable.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,811
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa

    Take a romantic getaway to an adults-only all-inclusive resort in the Maldives. Take advantage of world-class diving opportunities by exploring the Kikki Reef or diving to the wreck of the Maldives Victory freighter. Afterwards, relax with an expert massage in the spa before enjoying the gourmet restaurants of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,244
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

    Escape to a luxury five-star resort in the Maldives. Swim alongside whale sharks, charter a yacht out to a private reef for a romantic dinner and pamper yourself with a massage while watching sea life swim beneath you.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,748
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon, Stays of Distinction
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  • Maldives: Kuredu Island Resort

    Escape on an affordable family vacation or romantic getaway to a gorgeous resort boasting three miles of white-sand beaches. Spend your days exploring uninhabited islands, snorkeling alongside green sea turtles, or practicing your golf swing at the island’s driving range before spending your nights enjoying gourmet food and drink at Kuredu Island Resort.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,732
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: LUX South Ari Atoll

    Take a family vacation or romantic holiday to a luxurious five-star resort in the Maldives. Spend your days snorkeling through the house reef searching for sea turtles and watching the sunset from the comforts of a private catamaran before spending your evening at LUX South Ari Atoll’s exceptional gourmet restaurants and lounges.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,824
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Maldives: One&Only Reethi Rah

    Escape to a luxury five-star resort in the Maldives. Reinvigorate with a massage at the spa, dive out to the Maldives best diving spots to see white-tip sharks and manta rays, and relax on spectacular, private beaches at One&Only Reethi Rah.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,751
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes
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  • Maldives: Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

    Take a romantic vacation to a secluded adults-only resort in the Maldives. Whether you’re diving alongside hammerhead sharks in the nearby reefs, relaxing with a massage in the overwater spa or having a BBQ picnic on your own private beach, you won’t find a better spot for romance or relaxation than Veligandu Island Resort & Spa.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,240
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Romantic Paris & Maldives incl. Airfare

    Escape with Goway on the ultimate romantic getaway. Take in all that the City of Lights has to offer, from the Eiffel Tower to the charming restaurants and bars of the Latin Quarter, before heading to the Maldives and relaxing on the white-sand beaches of Bandos Island Resort.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,189
    Trip Type:
    Romance & Honeymoon, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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