overcoat and overshoes in a tropical paradise island?
Doesn’t sound quite right does it? But there are
those essentials you will need, depending very much
on when and where you find yourself in the Maldives.
First of all, it must be stated that official regulations
do not allow public nudity anywhere in the Maldives.
Regardless of how private one's tourist resort or cruising
vessel is, at least a bikini and swimming trunk is a
You are also expected to wear decent swimwear to avoid
offending the sensibilities of your fellow holiday-makers
when you go swimming or snorkeling. At in-house restaurants,
bars etc., casual tropical wear comes highly recommended.
When visiting inhabited islands, it is a must that guests
be decently clad in garments that cover one's body from
the torso down to the knees. If you envisage making
any formal visit locally, do bring along light formal
When is comes to selection of clothing material, do
bear in mind that light cotton garments would be the
best choice. Also light footwear in the nature of sandals
is strongly suggested.