Male is the capital city of the beautiful Maldives. The city itself occupies an entire island, one of several in the chain situated off the South-Western coast of India in the Laccadive Sea. The exotic, tropical beaches have been drawing tourists to the Maldives for decades. Amongst these islands you will find white sandy beaches shaded by palm trees and amazingly blue lagoons and coves in which to relax and enjoy the sun. Many resorts in and near Male provide tours of the surrounding seas allowing one opportunities to explore the local coral reefs. Male also has an assortment of shops, discos, bars, and diving schools. Choose to fly with Austrian Airlines to Male and start your relaxing vacation soon!