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Bandos
Washington
Day 7
21h 26m
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Travel Tips

Absolutely! A trip to Bandos and Male in the Maldives promises stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. Here are some tips to make your holiday memorable:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Bandos and Male is during the dry season, which runs from November to April. This time is perfect for sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving.

Route and Accessibility:
Bandos is a small island in the Maldives, located very close to Male (the capital city). The most common way to reach Bandos is a short speedboat ride from Male International Airport which is well connected globally.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The Maldives is a low-lying country, so altitude and acclimatization won't be a concern in this aspect.

Accommodation and Booking:
The Maldives is famous for its luxury resorts. Bandos has several options for luxury accommodations with seaside views. Book your resort or hotel well in advance especially during peak season ie November to April.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack lightweight, breathable clothing for the tropical climate. Don't forget your swimwear for beach and water sport activities. Sunglasses, hats, and high SPF sunblock are must-haves. Also bring your snorkeling gear if you have, as the underwater life is stunning!

Health and Safety:
Take precautions against heatstroke and dehydration. Drink bottled water and rehydrate frequently. Use insect repellents as mosquitos can be pesky.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
The Maldives is a Muslim country, so be mindful of local customs. Beachwear is acceptable at the resorts, but more modest attire is recommended when visiting Male and non-resort islands. Public display of affection could be frowned upon. Alcohol is prohibited outside of resorts.