Aeroflot operates direct flights to the Maldives (duration: about 9 hours) that land at Velana International Airport, situated 2 km from Malé. The most affordable option is to buy a round-trip ticket. Please note that the best deals on flights to the Maldives tend to sell out quickly, so we recommend booking tickets in advance.
Many refer to the Maldives as a paradise on Earth, and you will surely get a taste of what they mean when you reach this archipelago consisting of more than one thousand atolls. Locals and visitors commute between the islands using ferries, speedboats, seaplanes and air taxies.
The Maldives is attractive for people with various interests. Divers are attracted by the captivating waters of the Indian Ocean. Romantic couples come seeking a desired getaway and landscapes for exotic photo sessions. It is the dream destination for those who value leisure with top-notch service, and in the Maldives that is 365 days a year.
Another reason that draws tourists to this destination, despite the hefty price tag, is the possibility that these mesmerizing islands could disappear one day. With sea levels rising, the Maldives are slowly sinking. To capture some photos of the natural wonders and bring home a memento from the vanishing tropical nation in the form of a seashell or a souvenir is a worthy reason to visit the Maldives.
Due to its proximity to the equator, the islands are always warm and humid, except during the winter, when the northeasterly wind carries away some of the humidity. Summers are known for frequent rains, but the temperatures are usually stable around +30°C and the water at about +26°C.
If you have ever wanted to see ideal blue lagoons and endless white-sand beaches with rows of elegant palms, then visit the Maldives. If you treat yourself to one of the spas there, you will certainly learn that paradise does exist on Earth.