Summary

Exclusive and exquisite, this group of atolls and islands strung like pearls across the Indian Ocean are everybody's dream of what paradise is like. Remote and sumptuous, unspoilt and unhurried, this picture-perfect destination offers something for everyone.

With perfect shallow turquoise waters melting into endless sandy beaches, and some of the world’s most luxurious island accommodation, the Maldives really is the absolute desert island experience. They are renowned for over 200 species of coral, and 300 specifies of multi-coloured fish, so it’s a perfect place to hone your diving skills, or just snorkel in the crystal clear waters, with a parrotfish or colourful ray for company. You can expect to find top-notch accommodation, with attentive staff that cater for every wish and whim, and the most tantalizing delicious food imaginable.

Honeymooners could want for nothing more, yet families are equally besotted, with several resorts having some of the best facilities on the planet for children, and the most imaginative activities. It may feel quite daunting to make a choice from all the amazing hotels on offer, but we know all the subtle differences between them so we can ensure that you choose the right hotel. The Maldives combines beautifully with Sri Lanka, India, Dubai and Oman.

Experiences

  • Enjoy the world's best diving on immaculate reefs
  • Scenic arrival transfer flights over the vast archipelago
  • Watch the nightly feed of the Manta rays
  • Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a private paradise island
  • Take in a sunset cruise around the islands
  • Get some action in with watersports
  • Dine under the stars on the beach for a picture perfect romantic experience
  • Enjoy pampering at the fantastic beach spas

Seasons

The Maldives doesn’t really have any distinct seasons, with temperatures ranging between 27°C to 30 °C year-round.

The rainy season is from June to October, with short sharp showers rather than day-long drizzle.

Best time to go

The Maldives really is a year-round destination with tropical warm temperatures throughout the year. December to April is the peak, dry season and the monsoon rains from June to October. 

If you are diving, the best time to travel would be between November and April, and for surfing between March and May, September and November.

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Fast Facts

  • Capital – Male
  • Currency – Rufiyaa
  • Point of Entry – Male
  • Airlines – Emirates
  • Flying Time – 10 hrs 10 mins
  • Time Zone – GMT + 4 hrs
  • Visa – Required, can be obtained on arrival

Insider tips

  • Leave your shoes at home; this is total barefoot luxury
  • Take an underwater camera for proof that you swam with turtles and manta rays

Addu Atoll


Alifu Atoll


Finolhas Island


Gaafu Alifu Atoll


Halaveli Island


Huluwalu


Kanufushi Island Baa Atoll


Kuda Hurra


Kunfunadhoo Island


NOONU ATOLL


NORTH MALÉ ATOLL


SOUTH MALÉ ATOLL


Thaa Atoll

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