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Male, North Male Atoll, Kaafu Atoll, Maldives | Hotel

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We have reached the Maldives!

A travel blog entry by laurebondoux


... island where we had landed. We then boarded a speedboat and passed by the city, quite a strange sight to see modern buildings raised in the middle of the sea out of nowhere. Once we had passed Male, the speedboat continued its way across the South Male Atoll. We started to catch glimpses of the wonderful shades of blue of the sea and the sky, as well as a few pretty island resorts. We then reached our first destination, the small island of Maafushi. ...

Aquatic adventures... literally all day long

A travel blog entry by brynandnate


... thing!!! And the sharks seem to always win, in the end...

During the daytime, the sharks and tuna are... somewhere else. Instead, it becomes a carnival of fishy madness. Nate even convinced me to swim "over the edge" into the deeper waters, where you just watch the shelf of the island drop off into the dark blue of the real OCEAN. I was rewarded immediately for my bravery with a gorgeous, graceful sea turtle. Kind of eerie, actually, how mother nature ...

Where Only Coconuts and Tuna Grow

A travel blog entry by maldivesjane


... out personnel, complete with snazzy haircuts, penetrating eyes, teeth so luminous my eyes squint, and artless allure. It gave me quite a jolt that he doubted I am a teacher. What a nerve. As it happens I am not. But still. And I have lied to an official after only nineteen minutes in the country. I am not a qualified educator but one Dr Shehenaz Adam from the Ministry of Education (MOE) has accepted me as a volunteer teacher. So keen to ...

The Upgrade

A travel blog entry by elizacass


... inclusive, all meals, except drinks which is a great deal since in my research I had read that the food and everything on the islands is expensive. The accommodations offered here are bungalows dotted around the outskirts of this small island close to the beach, some single story, and some double story, tucked behind the palm trees so when you pass by this island all you see is a deserted island. They come aircondtioned, with solid concrete walls to withstand the ...

Ahoy ya scurvy swabs

A travel blog entry by mikeandliz


There be pirates in these here waters! According to the captain after we cross the 78degree longitude meridian we enter a high risk piracy area until we reach the Red Sea on 6 August. So, yesterday, the whole ship - crew and passengers - had a piracy emergency drill. This was far more exciting for the crew as they got to play with water cannon and LRADs, long range ...


This hotel, located in Male, is near Maldive Victory, Male Fish Market, National Museum, and The National Museum.
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