The restaurant is part of the Conrad Rangali Resort, which spans two private islands in the Maldives.
He raised the money to go to the Maldives, and he hoped that he would be able to persuade the president to allow him to stay.
The road to democracy in Maldives, a string of 1,192 mostly uninhabited coral atolls, was painful.
The Maldives, a chain of 1,200 islands, is slowly sinking into the Indian Ocean.
And when it comes to holidays - see Will and Kate's latest trip to the Maldives - the young royals have a total blind spot.
The cocoa-nut tree is supposed to have been brought from the Maldives to the West Indies.
Many are larger still; fertile, inhabited, and populous, like the Maldives.
He supposes the cowries of the Maldives to be a species of white porcelaine.
Laval's work dispelled the idea that the nut grew upon the Maldives.
The exports are almost confined to rice, which is sent to Ceylon, the Maldives and Mauritius.
probably from Sanskrit maladvipa "garland of islands," from mala "garland" + dvipa "island." Related: Maldivian.