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Things You Need To Know About Visiting The Maldives - Knowledge is wealth and fun!

Visiting the Maldives is always an exciting adventure to plan and here are some things you might want to know before your trip.


The rules and regulations of Maldives

If you are staying at a Maldives beach resort the likes of Hard Rock Hotel Maldives during your holiday here there is not much to follow when it comes to restrictions and rules. But, when you are out and about in the mainland of Maldives and exploring while you are among the locals, you must remember to dress conservatively. After all, keep in mind that Maldives is a Muslim country and has very strict Islamic rules and regulations enforced. Alcohol is strictly prohibited in every part of the country except in the resort premises. Also, you are free to roam around in your bikini at your private beaches but you have to dress decently when you are out and about.


The cost of food and drinks in the Maldives

Since there are not many natural resources that can be found on the islands most of the ingredients and other items used to make the food and drinks are imported from countries nearby. This makes the cost of food and drink in the Maldives much more expensive than in any other similar holiday destination. Thus, it is better that you book your room along with all 3 meals and try to get a package deal instead of looking for places to eat every single day you are here.


The pictures do match reality

When it comes to a popular holiday destination in the world some of the places might cheat you with amazing pictures and angles and when you head there you will be sorely disappointed because the place looks completely different in real life. This is not the case with the Maldives. What you see on the beautiful pictures are exactly what you get when you visit this country. The endless beaches, the golden sands and the mind-blowing sunsets are all waiting for you here at the Maldives.


The best time to visit

Since most of the things to do in the Maldives are in, under or around the water, the best time to visit the place are from the months of December to April. These are the months where you will have all the sunshine and better visibility underwater. If you want to save some cash and get lower-cost packages to the Maldives, then you might have to visit during the months outside of this window. Since the monsoon season in the Maldives does not mean heavy rainfall, you can still have fun and do all the activities as planned.


This country is just not for honeymoons

Regardless of what numerous blog posts and internet articles may tell you, Maldives is a great place to go even if you are single and are travelling with friends. You do not have to be in a romantic relationship to enjoy nature thus if you are waiting to find the right person and putting off your trip to the Maldives don't do that, plan your trip and go have some fun with your friends.

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