When most people think of holidays to the Maldives, they envision pearlescent beaches, crystal clear waters and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The Maldives have been portrayed as the playground of the rich, with celebrities often posting enviable snaps on the sugar white shores.
In the Maldives, you’ll discover miles and miles of pure white, palm-fringed beaches and colourful coral reefs, making these islands perfect for snorkelling or scuba diving. Adventurous holidaymakers can get their adrenaline rush in a wide variety of water sports, and you may even see some dolphins and whale sharks - the best time for sea-life spotting is in March.
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Currency: Mauritian rufiyaa
Local Time: +4hrs GMT
Flight time: Approx. 10h - 12h with 1 stop
Maldives enjoys a tropical climate, meaning that you’ll get warm temperatures no matter what month you choose to visit. The average temperatures here range from 27°C to 29°C, with March being the hottest month.
The monsoon season across the islands runs from May to October, so if you don’t mind the odd tropical shower this could be the best time to get cheap Maldives holiday deals. Peak season in the Maldives is from December to March, when the weather is less humid.
Holidays to the Maldives are centred around relaxing on some of the most picturesque beaches in the world, but there are still a few unique activities that can be enjoyed in between sunbathing sessions.
If you’re visiting the Maldives in March, you may be lucky enough to spot a pod of whales off the coast. Many of the islands host whale excursions, where a local expert will sail a group of tourists out to sea, to give you the best chance of seeing one of these incredible mammals.
Fancy something to get your heart racing? There’s a wide variety of water sports available, including jet skiing and surfing. If you’d like to see some of the famous coral reefs up close, there are many places to snorkel or scuba dive on the islands.