When is the best time to visit the Maldives – A Guide to Visiting a Tropical Paradise

A string of Islands on the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a pristine location for all types of holidaymakers. Clear waters, beautiful views, peace and luxury are all aspects that Maldives has to offer to you.

Maldives| Img by: romaneau  via Pixabay


The weather

Maldives is located near the equator; therefore, it’s graced with nice weather all year round, with average temperatures of 23 – 31 degrees Celsius. Although the islands are blessed with warm weather all year round, it does have a dry and wet season. Take into consideration the weather before booking your Maldives resort, the best weather is between November till April as this is the drier season.

The sea temperature

One of the main reasons to visit Maldives is to experience the clear turquoise waters while you’re at an Island resort, such as Maafushivaru Maldives. Luckily, the temperature of the ocean remains constantly between 24 – 35 degrees Celsius all year round!

The crowds

Maldives is a paradise for all types of people, therefore you ought to expect a bit of a crowd. However, each resort is usually located on their own island, so you’ll have your own privacy when you need it! The number of people visiting Maldives is higher during the dry season and tends to drop as the rainy season approaches.

The flights to the Maldives

The prices of the flights vary depending on the season that you plan on visiting. If you’re budget conscious, then the best time to get your tickets would be from May to October, where the prices are 30% lower than usual.



Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

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