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Reach Maafushi!

May 23, 2012   //   by admin   //   Hotel, Maafushi, News & Events  //  No Comments

Maafushi is located in South Male’ Atoll just half an hour south of Male’ International Airport via speed boat. Following the ferry schedule for Maafushi.

Maafushi to Male’ – 7:30 AM from Maafushi Jetty

Male’ to Maafushi – 3:00 PM from Villingili Ferry Terminal (Male’)

Maafushi Island

Mar 3, 2012   //   by admin   //   Hotel, Maafushi  //  No Comments

MaafushiMaafushi is the capital island of Central North Province of South East Asian Archipelago The Republic of Maldives. Maafushi is located nearby Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and Male’, the capital city. Maafushi is a beautiful island, with group of uninhabited islands, sand banks and gardens of coral reefs.

Maafushi is wonderful opportunity for budget travelers and those who want to experience the local life of Maldives. Maafushi is an easygoing, foot-in-the-sand experience destination, surrounded by a wealthy echo-system in the coral reefs and the seas around the islands are calm with warm temperatures making it Read more >>

Maldives Customs Regulations

Feb 12, 2012   //   by admin   //   Maafushi, Maldives  //  No Comments

Import Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited from importing, producing, handling, selling, distributing or giving in Maldives

  • Religious materials offensive to Islam
  • Idols (for worship)
  • Pornographic material
  • Narcotics and psychotropic substances
  • Live pigs

Import Restricted Items (except to Government authorities)


Maldives Clothing: Symbol of Island Culture

Feb 12, 2012   //   by admin   //   Maafushi, Maldives  //  No Comments

Maldives clothing is a symbol of the island’s culture, which decides the dress code for both men and women in the Maldives. So, when you visit Maldives for a refreshing holiday, cater to Maldives clothing principles for a simply splendid vacation.

Clothing in Maldives to suit the weather

Maldives weather is generally pleasant with sunny skies, so Maldives climate, too, remains warm all throughout the year. Since the daily temperature of Maldives ranges from 30°C to 25°C, typical clothing vary from light cotton clothes to summer linens at times. So when you visit Maldives, casual clothing is most normal for Maldives culture.

You should carry t-shirts, cotton shirts, slacks, light skirts, shorts, and beach wears, to enjoy Maldives-clothing in the warm Maldives climate.

Restrictions regarding clothing in Maldives


Goods and Services Tax Act

Feb 12, 2012   //   by admin   //   Maafushi, Maldives  //  No Comments

1. What is TGST?

Tourism Goods and Service Tax (T-GST) is charged on the value of all goods and services consumed by tourists in tourist establishments in the Maldives. The Tourism Goods and Service Tax Act (Law Number 19/2010) will be repealed from 2 October 2011, i.e. from the date of commencement of Goods and Service Tax Act (Law Number 10/2011).

2. What is GST?

Goods and Service Tax (GST) is a tax imposed on the value of goods and services supplied by a registered business in the Maldives. GST Act will commence from2 October 2011.

3. Whom / What does it apply to? Read more >>

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