An island destination like no other.
The Maldives is an archipelago of 1200 islands grouped into 26 atolls dotted across 871 kilometres in the Indian Ocean and is one of the most dispersed countries in the world, where only 200 islands are inhabited by Maldivians, less than 140 islands are tourist resorts, and the remaining islands are left untouched or are partially submerged underwater.
The coral reef systems of the Maldives are the seventh largest in the world, and the fifth most divers ecosystem of the world’s reef areas. A paradise for underwater explorers, the Maldives reefs are exceptionally rich in marine life and home to 1,100 different marine species including, 15 species of sharks, 16 species of rays, 21 species of cetaceans (whales and dolphins), and 5 species of marine turtles. All of which are protected under Maldivian law.
Discover more about this unique island destination as you create your own adventure through a range of recreational and educational activities and join us as we play our part in preserving our island home for generations to come.