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Book flights to Malé

Malé is the capital of the Maldives, a nation of islands scattered across the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka. The Maldives is famous for its luxurious resorts situated on private islands. Pristine white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and coral reefs teeming with marine life are all hallmarks of this tropical paradise. Many resorts offer overwater bungalows, allowing guests to relax directly over the water. While diving and snorkelling are popular activities, visitors can also go island hopping, enjoy local cuisine, or simply relax on the beach.

Fancy a trip to Malé? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Malé. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Malé no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Malé

There are multiple ways to reach Malé - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Malé.

Velana International Airport

This is the main international airport for the Maldives, located on Hulhulé Island, a short ferry or speedboat ride from Malé. It offers the most direct access and frequent international flights from various hubs.


Gan International Airport

Located on Gan Island in the southern Maldives, this airport is a good choice if you're planning to visit resorts in the southern atolls, requiring an additional domestic flight to Malé and then transfers to your chosen resort via speedboat or seaplane.


Bandaranaike International Airport

Located near Colombo in Sri Lanka, this major international hub offers flights from around the world. You'll need to take a connecting flight to Malé from Colombo, but this could be a good option if direct routes are unavailable or if you want to combine Sri Lanka with your Maldives trip.


Singapore Changi Airport

Considered one of the world's best airports, Singapore Changi offers several flights connecting to the Maldives. While further away, it could be a good option if you're planning a longer stopover in Singapore.

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Buy your flights to Malé and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Malé upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Malé into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

Book your flights to Malé today and pay later at Alternative Airlines!

Things to do in Malé

Exploring Malé's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Hukuru Miskiy (Old Friday Mosque)

This is the oldest mosque in the Maldives, built in 1658. It's known for its beautiful coral stone carvings and intricate woodwork. You can't enter the mosque itself (it's only open to Muslims for prayer), but it's still worth seeing from the outside.

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The National Museum

This museum houses a collection of artefacts that tell the story of the Maldives, from its early history to the present day. You'll see things like ancient Maldivian tools, traditional clothing, and sculptures. The museum is a great place to learn about Maldivian culture.

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The Malé Fish Market

This is a lively market where you can see all sorts of fresh fish, fruits, and vegetables. It's a great place to experience the local culture and pick up some souvenirs. Be sure to haggle for the best price!