Your Travel Advice About The Maldives

Your travel advice about the Maldives

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From the airport, how and what is the means of transportation to get there?

Surprisingly, the airport is also located on an island. When you get to the airport, you need to use other means of transportation to get to your resort island. If your resort is not too far, you will be sitting on a small boat, also known as dhoni which will cost you around 1 USD to reach your destination (eg Dhoni to Capital Male will be 1 USD). If it’s a bit further, you might want to consider taking a speedboat which will cost you around 75 USD. If your resort island is really too far away, you’ll need to take a seaplane ride that will cost you about $350 USD or more.

What are the things I need to bring?

Sunscreens and sunscreens. It’s a good idea to bring insect repellant too as there may be sand flies in some sections of the sand. They do a regular haze so it’s not a big deal so far.

mobile reception and network?

Yes, mobile reception is good and accessible there. You will have no problems contacting your loved ones in the Maldives.

internet service?

Resorts provide Internet access on a pay-per-use basis. Internet access is slow mainly because they don’t use broadband but use dial-up service instead.

How many days do I have to be there?

Depending on your interest, if you want to get away from the stresses of life and work and want to experience daily waking up to nature and sea, then you may want to stay in the Maldives for a few weeks. However, if you enjoy shopping and exploring, a stay of 3 days and 2 nights in the Maldives might seem like enough for you.

Can I restore seashells?

Depending on beach regulations, some seashells are protected and you can’t take them back. In the wee hours of the morning, the sea washes sea shells onto the sand. If you want to see beautiful seashells, make sure you get up early in the morning as the locals will be there early in the morning to shake off these beautiful seashells to leave the sand clear. In other words, be there before them!

Anything I should take note of when I’m there?

Remember to check beach regulations. Make sure the resort has a house reef.

What is Hello! in their language?

Their language is Dhivehi

Hi- Peace be upon you

Yes – suffered

No – noon

What is their currency?

You will pay in US dollars in the Maldives

Do you need a good waterproof camera?

You can buy a disposable waterproof camera which will cost around 50 USD. Check out the waterproof capabilities of the camera as well. Some can only go down to 5 meters deep while others allow 15 meters deep. However, if you really intend to get a camera, you might want to get one with waterproof capabilities so you can use flash and get sharper photos under the sea.

What are the things I should buy?

There is really nothing to buy. Some of their souvenir shops even sell items that are imported from other countries, yeah. All that matters is restoring your photos and memories!

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