Discover the Maldives, an island nation in the heart of the Indian Ocean, on a Holland America Line cruise. Comprised of more than 1,200 coral islands and sandbanks, the Maldives offers a wide range of island pleasures. Snorkel in warm, crystal-clear waters off Uligamu. Cruise from Malé, the Maldives’ capital, to Paradise Island, where white-sand beaches and a delightful lunch await. Visit the island of Himmafushi and experience life in a traditional fishing village. See how the locals dry fish, sample Maldivian treats and shop for handicrafts.