Flying above Maldives Islands is Breathtaking experience. It is the best way to showcase the amazing diversity of shapes and sizes of the thousands of islands that Maldives are made of.
As precious gems on deep blue velvet, about 1200 islands, protected by 26 Atolls, beautifully lie on the Ocean over a vast territory
of 90 000 km2, stretching on 820 km length and 130 km width.
There are many island shapes in the world, but the Maldives offer one of the most extraordinary and complete diversity of forms possible.
Extraordinary Island Shapes
No need to fly around the globe to discover what Nature is capable of.
When you’re in Maldives, don’t miss a seaplane flight ( transfer or charter one ), stick at the window and watch. No words are enough to describe their beauty and variety.
Maldives, The Island Kingdom
Their name comes from the word “Maladiv”, given by the first Indian merchants and literally means “Garland of Islands” in Sanskrit.
Nowadays and since the beginning of tourism in Maldives (70’s), travelers have also beautifully named them the “Indian Ocean Pearls“.
The Maldivian refer to their country as “Dhivehi Raajje” which means in Dhivehi, “The Island Kingdom”.
An Aerial patchwork of Maldives Amazing Island Shapes
For your pleasure, we’ve gathered hereunder 18 Aerial Photos of the Maldives Islands to show you a patchwork of their amazing shapes.
You will see, the Nation Island title is far to be usurped !
Because, YES. Maldives truly are The Island Kingdom !
Fasten your seatbelt and Enjoy the Show !