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Best things to do

Do as much or as little as you like on holidays in the Maldives. There are plenty of things to do, from exhilarating water sports to pampering spa treatments. The whole family will also welcome those indoor activities that provide a retreat from the midday sun.

The outstanding children’s facilities in the Maldives make family holidays easy and enjoyable. Small children will love the kids club at Kanuhura, whilst teenagers will enjoy the cutting edge gaming at Niyama. Many of our resorts have fully-equipped gym facilities and state-of-the-art libraries with internet access. The Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa has a surf school, whilst Kuredu is ideal for water sports enthusiasts or golfers, with its 6-hole par 3 course.

Relaxation in the Maldives

Relaxation in the Maldives

Our hotels offer a fantastic range of spa facilities, making soothing body treatments and luxurious beauty therapies a popular thing to do. Many of the spas offer a unique experience, from the offshore island spa at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa to the indulgent children’s Ice Cream Spa at Conrad Rangali.

Beaches in the Maldives

Beaches in the Maldives

Beach lovers of all ages will find it hard to resist the unspoilt sands of these heavenly islands. The inviting turquoise sea is perfect for taking a refreshing dip or trying an exciting new water sport. Spend family holidays splashing about in sandy shallow lagoons and building sandcastles, or simply relax and unwind on a comfortable daybed.

Green Holiday Experiences

Green Holiday Experiences

Environmentally friendly living and preservation of the natural surroundings have an obvious presence at many Maldives resorts. Sponsor a coral garden at the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru or visit the marine lab and learn about the green turtle conservation. Families will love the interactive Marine Discovery Centre at the Four Seasons Landaa Giravaru, which has a dedicated children’s section.

Best dining experiences in the Maldives

Best dining experiences in the Maldives

Many of the restaurants offer a unique dining experience. ‘Fresh in the Garden’ at Soneva Fushi is an incredible treetop restaurant and African themed ‘Tribal’, at Niyama, has a torch-lit ambiance and exiting outdoor kitchen environment. Enjoy superb All Inclusive dining at Lily Beach or romantic sandbank meal at Banyan Tree Vavbbinfaru.

Snorkelling and diving in the Maldives

Snorkelling and diving in the Maldives

All of our Maldives resorts offer excellent water sports facilities, whether you’re a beginner or qualified diver. Snorkel from the beach and explore at your own pace, or enjoy an excursion and let an expert show you the way. LUX Maldives is a great place for spotting Whale Sharks and family friendly Lily Beach has a great house reef.

Find your Maldives holiday type

Beach holidays in the Maldives

Beach holidays in the Maldives

The Maldives is the ultimate beach destination. A desert island paradise, with spectacular white sand beaches and bright turquoise sea. Stay in an oceanfront bungalow, with the beach on your doorstep. Lounge in a hammock beneath the swaying palm trees or take in the spectacular sea view from your private terrace. The warm year round climate makes relaxing Maldives beach holidays very appealing, and the inviting crystal-clear lagoons are perfect for water sports, snorkelling and diving.

Cheap holidays in the Maldives

Cheap holidays in the Maldives

Enjoy paradise for less on cheap holidays in the Maldives. Choose an affordable resort with simple accommodation or an All Inclusive hotel, where there are no hidden surprises. Simplicity is a way of life in the Maldives. Sand floors and outdoor bathrooms create an authentic Maldivian experience, with unembellished bungalows providing the perfect base for your budget holiday.

Luxury holidays in the Maldives

Luxury holidays in the Maldives

You won’t be disappointed with a luxury break in the Maldives. The exquisite resorts will exceed all expectations. The attention to detail is impeccable, from Champagne in your room on arrival to private dining beneath the stars. Choose an ultra-modern overwater villa with an infinity swimming pool, state-of-the-art amenities and a private butler who will cater to your every need. Or escape from it all and stay at a secluded resort, where the only sound is the lapping waves.

Package holidays in the Maldives

Package holidays in the Maldives

Save money when you book a Maldives package. Book a flight + hotel together and enjoy a luxury holiday for less. Choose one of our carefully selected hotels, from cheap, value-for-money hotels to opulent five star resorts. Our resorts all have their own unique personalities, ranging from the ultra hip and trendy to secluded hotels that offer pure escapism. Our flexible packages are easy to book, whether it’s a special occasion, family holiday or an indulgent beach break.

All Inclusive holidays in the Maldives

All Inclusive holidays in the Maldives

Our All Inclusive hotels are an excellent choice for affordable holidays and are ideal for families. These resorts take the stress out of your holiday, as you don’t have to worry about extravagant food and bar bills at the end of your holiday. Many include non-motorised water sports, but there is also an array of activities available at an additional charge. Book a refreshing spa treatment or an exciting diving excursion when you get there.

When is best to go?

Prepare for the weather before your Maldives holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
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Average monthly rainfall (mm)
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  • 175
Average daily sunshine (hours)
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