The Maldives are (or should be) on every diver’s to-do list. With its perfect white sand beaches, warm water, and stunning marine life, it is absolutelyone of the best dive vacations out there. Before you book a trip to this excellent Indian Ocean island nation, here are 5 things you should know on the best time to go, the best areas for diving, and what to expect underwater.

5 things you need to know before diving in the Maldives