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Postcard-worthy and trending worldwide, the Maldives is perhaps the most renowned group of islands in the Indian Ocean. Attracting couples of all ages to its pristine shores, holidays here are all about easy island life.

Holidays in the Maldives

The type of destination that makes you feel like you've been marooned on a desert island (in a good way of course), each island is a luxury resort waiting to be explored.  Step right out of your room onto sugary sands and completely secluded tranquillity. You'll probably have to pinch yourself as you arrive and see how bright the turquoise sea really is.
Whether you jet off on a romantic break, heavenly honeymoon, or a family getaway for the history books, let the Maldives show you why their idyllic hotels, palm-fringed coves, and radiant reefs reign supreme.

When is the best time to visit?: The best months to holiday in the Maldives are between December and April when temperatures soar to over 30°c and blissful sea breezes caress the shoreline.

Travel guide

The Maldives is a bucket-list paradise made for blissful beach days. From budget-friendly beachside bungalows to the ultimate luxury resorts, our choice of holidays has something for everyone.

  • Best time to visit: December-April
  • Average temp: 29°C/84°F
  • Average flight time: 10 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Families
  • Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa
  • Time Difference: +5 Hours

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Dive into the Abyss

Dive into the Abyss

Head underwater and discover some of the planet's most beautiful marine life. A land of ring-shaped reefs known for their aquarium-like diving conditions; Ari Atoll has a reputation for its world-class scuba sites. Where coral-encased rock pinnacles rise from the depths to scratch the water's calm surface; swim-throughs and overhangs are decorated with colourful sponges, and cleaning stations of shrimp wait patiently for manta rays, giant turtles, and whale sharks to glide through the clear waters. If diving is your passion, the Maldives is a must.

Overwater Bungalow Bliss

Overwater Bungalow Bliss

If you're looking for extra special accommodation, The Maldives have plenty of thatched seaside huts and glass-bottomed chalets perched over the Indian Ocean. With all-inclusive wonderlands like Fihalhohi Island Resort, Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi, and Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives, our handpicked collection of beautiful Maldivian hotels ensures your stay in this tropical paradise is truly unforgettable. Indulge in outdoor spa treatments, watch sublime sunsets, and enjoy freshly caught seafood under the stars. With its poster-perfect scenery and barefoot beach vibe, the Maldives is quite simply one of the most relaxing and romantic places in the world.

Swap the Beach for the City

Swap the Beach for the City

Where the rest of the Maldives dances to the tune of tropical seclusion, Male is the exception to the rule. A pint-sized hub of high-rises and bustling blocks, Male is the closest resemblance to a city for miles, and well worth a look around. Explore the Old Friday Mosque, stroll the National Museum, or embrace local life at the Fish Markets. 

food and drink

Food & Drink

Indulge in the freshest seafood imaginable. From succulent Maldivian lobster to perfectly grilled reef fish, the Maldives is a paradise for seafood lovers. Many resorts offer ocean-to-table dining experiences, ensuring your taste buds savour the essence of the Indian Ocean. Heavily influenced by Indian, Sri Lankan, and Arabic flavours, sample the flavours of Maldivian cuisine, where coconut, tuna, and aromatic spices take centre stage. Try mas huni, a traditional Maldivian breakfast dish, or indulge in garudhiya, a fragrant fish soup.


Average monthly temperature in the Maldives (°C)

  • Jan 29°C
  • Feb 29°C
  • Mar 30°C
  • Apr 30°C
  • May 30°C
  • Jun 30°C
  • Jul 29°C
  • Aug 29°C
  • Sep 29°C
  • Oct 29°C
  • Nov 29°C
  • Dec 29°C
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