Camp Maldives hints, tips and facts!
Maldives is an island country located in the Indian Ocean. Malé is the capital and it is a country known for world class scuba diving and calendar worthy beaches. As far as tropical destinations go, the Maldives is cream of the crop. The sand is starchy white powder and the water is so teal you can see for meters upon meters. The underwater world offers giant Manta rays, whale sharks and more varieties of fish then you could even chart in your log book.
Do you need a visa? US Citizens get a free 30day Visa on Arrival
Currency: Maldive Rufiyaa ( $1USD = 15.4MVR | Dec 2015 rate)
Climate: Tropical, humid and very warm
Primary Religion: Muslim
Local Languages: Dhivehi
Etiquette Tips: Dress modestly when around locals, women should wear long pants or shirts below the knees and shirts with sleeves (three quarter or long sleeves) to avoid unwanted attention, tight fitting clothing should be avoided out of respect for the culture when on the local islands and Capital. Follow beach rules- public beaches on local islands do not allow conventional swimwear – you will need to wear long shorts or leggings and a t-shirt to swim in.
Must Visit: Malé, South Ari Atoll
Experiences You Shouldn’t Miss: Scuba diving the spectacular reefs, hanging out on deserted islands. At Camp Maldives you meet friends for life so should experience as much as you can!
Things you shouldn’t do: Do not sunbathe nude, do not walk in villages or cities without proper clothing on and do not step on coral or import products.