Further Reading

Maldives (Lonely Planet Country Guides) by Tom Masters provides accurate and detailed information, including maps showing atolls, reefs, resorts and dive sites along with the best spots for surfing. Dive the Maldives by Sam Harwood and Rob Bryning gives details on the best dive sites in the Maldives while Photo Guide to Fish of the Maldives by Rudie H Kuiter includes almost every fish likely to be encountered. Maldives Mystery by Thor Heyerdahl gives fascinating information of the archaeological digs that have taken place here, and Maldives, Kingdom of a Thousand Isles  by Andrew Forbes provides information on the capital island, Malé, as well as special sections on customs, culture and geography.