The Maldives, with its crystal-clear waters and unspoilt coral reefs, offers perfect waves for surfers in search of paradise. The country's remote atolls are home to world-class spots, allowing surfers to enjoy unforgettable sessions in an idyllic tropical setting.
Come and discover the paradisiacal beaches of the Maldives! From March to October, the waves are of incomparable perfection and the setting is simply idyllic.
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The Maldives has a confirmation of three distinct atolls as identified by local surfers, the northern atolls where the famous station wagons such as Cokes Chickens and Jails. The central atolls attract medium swells, making them suitable for intermediate and advanced sailors. The southern atolls attract bigger swells, and work best during the northeast monsoon (March to April).
The biggest swells come in June, July and August, when the wind stays light offshore most of the time and the water becomes crystal clear.
The wave shape in the Maldives resembles a point break with steeper take offs, usually 300-500 metre ripples, which makes this a very interesting place to be. ideal place for intermediate and advanced surfers.
Dream waves for a mythical destination. The advantage, in addition to its charm, is that the waves are much less dangerous than those of its Indonesian neighbours. With a good intermediate level, you can go on a surfing trip or a unforgettable surf cruise in the Maldives.
You can hear some French, but the best way to communicate is still English.
No mandatory vaccine, but think about your sun cream and your medicines, there are few pharmacy type structures. Also think of hats, caps...
Water / Electricity
Tap water is usually de-salted and tastes bad, so choose bottled water.
Currency / Exchange
The Maldivian rufiyaa but the dollar is omnipresent