World-renowned white sand beaches and abundant marine life attracts tourists from all over the world. Despite being illegal to be gay in the Maldives, there are plenty of top-rated resorts that welcome gay travelers.
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Gay Travel in The Maldives
What you should know before travelling to The Maldives
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Booking a trip to the Maldives can be problematic as a gay or lesbian couple. It is illegal to be LGBT in the Maldives and so we recommend exercising some caution when booking a trip. We have prepared a Gay Maldives guide which gives you plenty of useful information, but we would also suggest booking your trip with our sister company OutOfOffice.com who are experts in safe travel to the Maldives.
You can contact them directly on +44 (0)20 7157 1570 or from the USA on 1-888-489-8383 or enquire directly with them on their Gay Maldives page. Watch their handy information video about the Maldives below too.
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Maldives Destination Guide
We understand that some people are apprehensive about traveling to the Maldives, especially with their strict laws. We’re here to assure you that you can safely travel to the country despite it being illegal to be gay.
Seaplanes in the Maldives
To reach most resorts in the Maldives you need to take a seaplane or speedboat from the main international airport at Male to your island. It’s certainly an experience in itself as our video explains.