In consecutive years, Maldives (or the Maldives) consistently ranked as one of the most expensive destinations in the world and is the tourist paradise only for the rich sea. However, with the cost of 1000 USD, you can still comfortably live in Maldives for about 4 days.
As the island nation consisting of a group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is located south of India’s Lakshadweep islands, and about 700 kilometers (435 mi) southwest of Sri Lanka. If you look, you may know from June to September every year is considered the peak tourist season in the Maldives (then the airline has flights to Male, capital of Maldives, usually launched lots Promotions).
Money in the Maldives is the rupiah, USD 1 = 15rupiah (should convert the money into dollars to spend for convenience).
Currently, no other airline flying directly from Vietnam to the capital Male (Maldives), so you are forced to transit in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, or Singapore. From Hanoi wants to fly the airline Maldives of Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia … If you go leg Hanoi – Bangkok, then you should choose cheap airline AirAsia for maximum cost savings (transit in Kuala Lumpur, from as Kuala Lumpur to Male took about 4 hours). Then choose Bangkok Airways to not transit as much as other companies that fare is also somewhat cheaper: roundtrip tickets Bangkok – Male price 264 USD.
From the airport (on the island Huhumale) on Male: Every 15 minutes there is one train, cost around 0,75USD / person/way.
From Male to the island inhabitants: You can take a ferry public at very low prices (to Mafuushi $ 2 / person), there’s a little bit laborious.
There are also other facilities such as a speedboat (to Mafuushi is $ 180 / boat holds about 10 people) and the most luxurious is Seaplane (price for cavity distances equivalent is $ 200 / person/way). From the pier from Male airport to the pier to go to the island is about a 2km journey, you can take a taxi for $ 2 / car.
In the Maldives, you should not expect to find cheap hotels, by discouraging tourism Maldives cheap, do not welcome visitors backpack. If you’re traveling and do not have the self-funded, it is best to Mafuushi Island, a ferry ride from Male around 1.5h public (cost $ 2 / person/way). Additionally, Mafuushi 1 small beaches, beautiful and very clean; the small island, travel does not take much time.
By sharing a nickname you tranttlinh Phuot. vn forum, there 1 new hostel on the island open to the toilet delicious, clean, affordable. But you can also consider, listening to suggestions from friends to choose a better place. Just noticed most room rates are exclusive of 16% tax and fees charged for visitors, every night, one person must pay 8 USD.
Beaches in Mafuushi
Crow – very common birds in Mafuushi
In the low season, the resorts on the island each with a particular promotion. The price of the average resort usually not below 300 USD / night, also size 5-star destinations with prices over $ 1,000 / night. Ideally, to save costs, you should seek the services of the local population because they often reasonable prices and it was a very good opportunity to integrate and understand the local culture.
To Male, you can look to in Houseclover, each floor includes 4 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, a sofa, a computer connected to the internet, fully equipped kitchen facilities (tea and coffee free of charge), washing machine, ironing board, and balcony to hang … Price range 65-75USD / double room. Or want a little more luxury, you can also come to Thulhagiri resort, a resort not too far advanced enough capital to 185 USD / day.
Resort at Thulhagiri
If you want to enjoy yourself at the resort, you can buy a day tour of the island. Tour 1 day 4-star resort in addition to other island resorts around 65-200USD options (can contact the guesthouses and hotels around the island are offering tours of this type). Or you can buy a tour of ICOM.
You tranttlinh also shared: Usually you would go to the resort speedboat from 9 am and people will welcome at 5 pm. Out to the island, you can use the beach, toilet, swimming pool of the resort, the resort will also offer you the package as only entrance, entrance included lunch, entrance together with the entire lunch, drinks nice drink during the day.
- Private tours like fishing,
- Dolphin-watching boat ride …
- They usually do not get much (just go as crowded as good).
Thus, for 1000 USD (about $ 450 round-trip airfare (if “hunting” normal cheap Airasia)), if you know how you can completely reasonable financial allocation for a Maldives trip for 4 days.
Note the tourist island of Maldives :
The Maldives is a Muslim country, so you do not dress too cool if do not want to embarrass yourself (if you want to wear a bikini then try to separate the resort island).
- In the Maldives very hard to find places selling alcoholic drinks like beer.
- In the Maldives, there is no public ferry between the islands on December 6th (want to enter only going Seaplane or speedboat).
- From morning to mid-afternoon 6th, restaurants, shops, supermarkets in Male inactive.
- Therefore, store food available if you want to Male in the 6th.
Maldives visa exemption for tourists. Go to the Maldives without obtaining a prior visa because a visa issued at Male airport, but must present holiday booking patterns, round-trip airline tickets, and credit cards.
Peak tourist season starts from June but up booking flights and rooms before 1-2 months.
Maldives archipelago is located well below sea level, including many coral reefs and shallows beautiful => “Specialties” traveling the Maldives is scuba diving. Caution is advised to carry the diving equipment if not want to rent equipment at the resort at a high price.