With mellow waves and beautiful beach resorts to colour your stay, Maldives is the perfect hotspot to kick-start your surfing journey. Whether you are a surfing guru or an amateur venturing into the sport, the paradise island will take you on a fascinating surfing journey unrivalled by any other nation.
The Maldives, a true surfing paradise
Home to some of the best atolls in the world, the paradise island is one of the finest hotspots for surfing; be it with friends, family, or by yourself. Maldivian waves are also much softer and mellow when compared with Indonesia or Hawaii letting even amateur surfers and first-timers indulge in an alluring surfing experience.
Accessing the waves
There are multiple ways for you to hit those perfect Maldivian waves including beach resorts, surf camps, and liveaboard boat charters. Whilst the island nation is not an archetypal surfing destination, it boasts an array of opulent hotels and resorts readily curated to kickstart your surfing venture.
With perfect sunshine and a soothing wind breeze, Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon brings you some captivating water activities, unrivalled by other beach resorts. Nestled just miles away from North Ari atoll, the resort is also your ideal destination to roll into the waves in the cavernous surf region comprised of the popular Baa, Lhaviyani, and Raa Atolls.
Next time you are visiting the island nation, do not miss out on a luxurious stay at this magnificent hotel, conferred the Booking.com Traveler Review Award, 2022 for being the best Maldives resort committed to elevating the customer experience.
Surfing hotspots and times
Your surfing experience in the Maldives can differ based on the region simply because of the distinct features, each region has. For an instance, the southern atolls are exposed to the fine weather conditions of northwest monsoon coupled with clear blue skies whilst the central atolls are best known for their seamless surf breaks. Your path to finding that ultimate surfing spot is all about being patient, researching, and proper travel guidance.
Tips to kickstart your surfing journey
As you venture into the sport, some tips that will help you along the way would be using a surfboard you are comfortable with, keeping your fitness in check before hopping on the adventure, and constantly hydrating yourself to avoid heat strokes.