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POPULATION 392,473
CAPITAL Malé
LANGUAGE Dhivehi
CURRENCY Maldivian rufiyaa
TIME DIFFERENCE GMT+5

One of the most anticipated destinations in the world, Maldives is probably on every travelers dream destinations list for its stunning beaches and their welcoming island life. It is an archipelago settled in South Asia with a population of 515,696 inhabitants. Malé is their capital and the archipelago boasts of 26 Atolls and is also the smallest Asian country by land area and population. Maldives is also a magnet for the marine life enthusiast for its many exciting diving and snorkeling sites.

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Maldives, The perfect Halal getaway with sun, sand and sea

Maldives, The perfect Halal getaway with sun, sand and sea

Maldives is no longer just a honeymooner’s paradise. With the increasing number of travelers from all walks of life Maldives have becomes a top holiday destination for all travelers alike. With the majority of the population being Muslims, there are plenty of Halal-friendly accommodation, Restaurants and Amenities throughout the country. You will be awed by their pristine beaches, exotic resorts, water sports and friendly locals who are warm and friendly. It’s the perfect getaway whether you’re traveling with family or friends. Read further to find out how Halal friendly the exquisite Maldives is.

Family-friendly and Halal-friendly stays

Family-friendly and Halal-friendly stays

From budget-friendly hotels to high-end resorts, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation in the Maldives and good news is they’re Halal-friendly too! If you’re looking for an affordable option, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is perfect with the ocean all around you and rooms with unimaginable views. It has Halal-friendly dining and private spa treatment rooms. Jumeirah Vittaveli is another resort to consider with just a 20-minute car ride from Male Airport with an array of amenities and plenty of entertainment for the kids. For those of you who are looking for a luxurious Maldivian holiday, you ought to stay at Conrad Rangali offering enthralling experiences from Whale shark sighting to snorkeling. Their accommodation is impeccable and plenty of Halal-friendly amenities in the resort for the Muslim traveler. Other lavish resorts include Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru which is a romantic getaway, Six Sense Laamu offering plenty of greenery and views of the blue waters, Cheval Blanc Randheli and Soneva Fushi offering Halal-friendly features and cuisine.

Places to visit for the Halal traveler

Places to visit for the Halal traveler

With a rich history and culture Maldives has much more to offer other than its water sports and its awe-inspiring beaches. You can take a little trip to the famous Singapore bazaar to purchase exotic items, clothing and Islamic art. The National Museum is another attraction to explore featuring historic artifacts and information on the island. If you wish to see flowers and a variety of green you ought to visit Sultan’s Park and then the National Art Gallery for the art enthusiast. The artificial beach with an entertainment centre is an ideal place to visit with family as you will get a plethora of activities partake in.

Places of worship in the island

Places of worship in the island

Since Islam is the state religion in the island, you get a number of mosques across this stunning archipelago. Starting from their main mosque Masjid-al-Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam in Male city and Masjid ul Ibrahim, Al masjidul Noor, Al-Masjid Hadhi, Hukuru Miskiiy are amidst the other mosques.

Halal-friendly cuisine in the city

Halal-friendly cuisine in the city

There’s an abundance of restaurants and cafes that are Halal-friendly in Male. Lemongrass fifth offering Indian Cuisine, Belle Amie Bistro serving Chinese and Indian, Seagull Café House which is an Italian specialty café and GG's Kitchen & Bistro offering international as well as Moroccan cuisine which are amongst some of the recommended Halal-friendly cafes and restaurants in Male.

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CHANGING YOUR TRAVEL DUE TO COVID-19

We have introduced new policies to enable you to quickly, easily amend your booking if you are unable to travel as a result of Covid-19.

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CHANGING YOUR TRAVEL DUE TO COVID-19

First and foremost, our hearts are with those who have been affected by COVID-19.

As part of the global travel community, it is with difficulty that we have to inform that the Maldives has ceased granting, on-arrival visa to tourists as a precautionary measure to safeguard public health and safety as of the 25th of March 2020.

We continue to monitor the public health situation and work closely with our partner resorts to ensure the safety and security of our guests.

To help you book with confidence, Halal Abroad provides you the following:

Flexibilty
  1. Exceptional Cancellation Policy

  2. COVID-19 Refund Request

  3. Amazing Discounts of up to 50% for New Bookings

  4. Minimal Deposit Fee & Zero-Interest Installment Plans


24/7 Assistance & Support
  1. Dedicated hotline for bookings within 14days of arrival

  2. Personal Destination Specialist to assist round the clock

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your patience and kind understanding at these trying times.

We will continue to monitor the events unfolding and keep you updated on how soon you can visit the Maldives again.

Thank you for your continued support to Halal Abroad. Keep Safe.