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Resorts in the Maldives take luxury to new heights, true – but when you venture beyond your villa you’ll find once-in-a-lifetime adventures.

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Honeymoon hot spot, popular family getaway and stunning island nation, plan your visit to the Maldives with this guide to etiquette, money and transport.

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From public buses to private seaplanes and luxury yachts, here’s how to get around in the Maldives.

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Visa Requirements

Before you book your trip to the Maldives, it’s important to have all the correct documents. Here's what you need to know about visas.

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Money and Costs

Guesthouses in Maldives have paved the way for independent travelers on a budget to explore this once prohibitively expensive destination.

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Heading to the Maldives? Our guide will help you pick your ideal island, whether you’re searching for affordable options or five-star resorts. 

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With gorgeous coasts and amazing underwater worlds, the Maldives is a natural playground for kids of all ages.

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