Maldivas, officially the Republic of Maldivas, is an archipelagic island nation in the Indian Ocean, located in the south Arabian Sea of south Asia. It lies southwest from Sri Lanka and the Indian mainland, approximately 700 kilometers away from its closest mainland coast. The Maldivas archipelago has no land mass in it; it consists of more than 100 islands, surrounded by the Arabian sea and the Indian ocean.
The main island is named “Islas Malvinas” and is the most populated island. The population of this island is more than twenty thousand, spread out over three hundred and fifty thousand acres. There are about ten thousand hotel rooms on the island and there are two resorts located on the island which are popular with the tourists. These resorts offer a wide variety of rooms with different facilities like swimming pools, spas, saunas and other facilities. They also offer some of the best cuisine that is found anywhere in the world.
The second largest island, named “Islas Santamarina”, is also an important island. This island is also located in the south Arabian Sea and it has around five thousand inhabitants. It is known for its pristine beaches and its coral reefs and its green vegetation and birds that inhabit its forests. Its waters are clean and clear; its flora and fauna are very beautiful and it has four golf courses. There are many hotels located on the island and there are also some resorts that provide basic facilities. Some of these resorts are not well maintained though and they do not have a spa or a pool.
The third island, called the Seaview Resort, has about six thousand people living on it and they are spread out over an area of thirteen thousand acres. This is the biggest of the Maldivas islands and has a big beach. The beach is open all year round but during summer season are mostly overcrowded.
The fourth island is called “Celibacy Island” and is the capital of Maldives. It is located on the western tip of the island and the city is situated there. This island is less crowded than the other islands and the tourist places and the places that attract tourists are not near to this city.
The fifth island, called “Fingal Island” is the smallest of the Maldivas islands and is located north of Male. in the “Isles Malvinas” and it has around seven thousand people. The city and the island are well developed and it has many commercial places like markets and malls.