Tourism in Maldives
What you need to know
Maldives, the smallest Asian country, is an unspoiled paradise of more than 1,200 islands grouped into ring-shaped reefs (atolls) surrounding turquoise lagoons. Its idyllic location allows for an unparalleled getaway, where you can discover captivating underwater wonders, or frolic in the finest white sand while viewing unforgettable sunsets. The country’s relaxed and stimulating environment, paired with its ethnic and cultural diversity, offers excellent opportunities for excursions to picnic islands and historic sightseeing spots, as well as all types of water sports such as surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, water skiing, and diving.