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Travel Guide to Male

Male is the capital city of the Maldives, a group of 26 tropical atolls of which Male Island is the most important. The Maldives themselves are situated in the Indian Ocean around 400 miles to the south-west of Sri Lanka.

A fascinating aspect of Male, and the Maldives generally, is that it is the flattest country in the world, with the ground never reaching over 8 feet above sea level at any point.

The setting here in Male is stunningly beautiful – a tropical paradise.

Male Tourist Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Male in order to see some of the sights. The Male attractions include the palm lined beaches is great to see for yourself. The solitude are also well worth seeking out. Male’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Male tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Male based guides who will show you Male’s less well known attractions.

Male Sports Guide

As everyone knows, Male’s most popular sport is Soccer, which is played by the National team at their home: Rasmee Dhandu Stadium. The biggest sporting event to take place in Male’s sporting calendar is International matches at the Rasmee Dhandu Stadium. If you can get tickets, it is a great show!

Male Tourist Attractions

Take time out while you are visiting Male in order to see some of the sights. The Male attractions include the palm lined beaches is great to see for yourself. The solitude are also well worth seeking out. Male’s history means plenty to see. You can book a Male tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Male based guides who will show you Male’s less well known attractions.

Male Climate Guide

It is simple to find the best weather in Male in our simple guide to the climate of Male. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Male over the course of a year in Male.

Tips For Driving in Male

If you want to drive in Male, make sure you get an International Driving Permit valid for Maldives which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Male. When driving in Male, in common with the rest of Maldives, you need to drive on the left side of the road. At the present time, we cannot provide car hire in Male for your trip, there are many attractions around Male's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Guide to Male Airport

You will find Male International Airport about 2 miles to the east of Male Island from Male. The airport's IATA code is MLE - flights take 13 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Male, and taxis are also available. Male International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Male.

Male UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Male, or just need some advice, the Male British Consulate is the place to go.

British high Commission
190 Galle Road
Kolupitaya
Colombo 3

Telephone: (94) (11) 243 7336 43

Quick Guide to Male

City Name: Male
Country: Maldives
Language: Divehi
Currency: Maldives Rufiyaa
Time Difference: GMT + 5
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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