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Maldives Attractions
Maldives Attractions
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Maldives is a luxurious and serene paradise that boasts of pristine sandy beaches, lush vegetation, crystalline lagoons, pristine atolls, and an enchanting atmosphere.

Tourists throng this island all year round to explore and experience the beauty and luxury it offers.

There is a whole gamut of things to see and enjoy from relaxing beaches, soothing spas, to adrenaline pumping water sports, and fascinating atolls. BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES

So, what’s the weather and climate like in the Maldives?

Before you join the frenzy and hit the road, let’s take a look at the weather and climate and the best time to visit Maldives.


Maldives Overview

Huvafen Fushi Maldives Photo by Sakis Papadopoulos

Maldives is an island nation (in the Indian ocean) that is made up of 26 atolls. The island is geographically dispersed and boasts a diverse and charming marine life. The island has warm waters, mild weather, and plenty of sunshine throughout the year.

Maldives is an independent republic, though it was ruled by Portuguese, Dutch, and British between the 16th century and the late 19th century. Maldives is an autonomous island with a presidential system of government. It’s strategic position and pristine environment makes it an idyllic tourist destination.


Maldives Climate

Maldives has a warm tropical climate with plenty of sunshine all year round. The climate is distinguished by two seasons; the wet southwestern monsoon (from May-November) and dry northeast monsoon (from December-March).

Rainfall levels vary from month to month but the highest rainfalls are recorded in May and October. The dry season is generally warm while the wet season has strong winds and rain. April is the transitory period characterized by clear water and significant levels of heat. Daily temperatures are somewhat consistent throughout the year, though minor variations are recorded from time to time.

January to April is somewhat dry, but February is often the driest month Maldives. During this period, the skies are clear, humidity low, and rainfall low. BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES


Maldives lies in the equator and so severe storms BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES and cyclones are rare phenomena. The only exception BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES is the periodic cyclones that form around the Bay of Bengal from time time. Storms drive clouds that spiral into the island causing spells of rain. BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES

Given that Maldives is made up of small islands and enclosed by seas, sultry days are often regulated by cool breezes from the sea and the soothing evening temperatures. BEST TIME TO VISIT MALDIVES



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