New York (JFK) to Male (MLE)
The capital of the stunning island nation of the Maldives, Malé is a relatively small city with plenty of character. Malé serves as the main gateway for holiday-makers heading out to luxurious resorts and spectacular islands. Start your trip in style when you fly to Malé with Cathay Pacific. Excellent on-board facilities and services are standard, and booking is easy via our website and mobile app.
Visit Malé’s local markets to experience how native islanders shop and trade. The pungent Fish Market is a top sight, with fresh seafood dishes available in the upper-level café. Malé Market is a frenzy of activity, and the main shopping area of Majeedhee Magu offers imported clothing at discounted prices. Admire the historic Friday Mosque from the outside, and step inside the ornate dome-topped Islamic Centre, the country’s biggest mosque.
Tips for Visiting Malé
You can cover most of the city by foot easily, though taxis are widely available and affordable. One-day island cruises offer sightseeing, swimming, snorkelling, and sunbathing – the perfect way to see more if your time is limited. Experience the premier airline of Asia when you book your flights to Malé with Cathay Pacific today.