The archipelago of the Maldives lies southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean and consists of several atolls and over a thousand islands. An exotic paradise, made for divers and sailors. Due to the proximity of the equator, warm and sunny weather can be enjoyed here all year round. From January to March it is dry, whereas May to November is humid. For a change, thunderstorms are a regular occurrence, and the temperatures always remain pleasantly warm.