Sun, sand and surf, a thousand ‘Robinson Crusoe’ islands, widest lagoons with different depths and infinite shades of blue and turquoise, fantastic waves breaking on the reefs, dazzling underwater coral gardens; a perfect natural combination for the ideal tropical surfing holiday destination.
Waves throughout the Maldives generally range in size from 4 to 8 feet, however bigger waves have been experienced. The best waves can be experienced from March to October, with the huge swells likely to occur in June/July/August. There is something for everyone when you surf the Maldives, it is possible to escape crowds and enjoy some of the warmest most pristine water you have ever experienced.
Due to location of the sites it’s impossible to surf all the spots staying in one island resort. Most of the surfers make use of liveaboard to surf the different spots around North and South Male' atolls, Meemu and Dhaalu atolls, Huvadhoo atoll and others. This is a brand new experience for the surfers and offers the chance to surf as many spots as you wish.
Touring on boats allows total flexibility, maximizing your surfing time. Wake up to perfect waves at sunrise, followed by hearty breakfast, one more surfing session and maybe sample some of the best fishing in the world. Lunch is on the deck - it could be that huge fish you caught in the morning or during the night fishing.
Important Factors For Wave Surfers In Maldives
Surfing areas will be visited by boat. The surfing area is very limited and to avoid overcrowding, numbers are limited to 25 to 30 people. Depending on the route of the surf trips.
All Surfers must be aware they are responsible for their Own Safety.
During the last few years, Maldivian islands travellers have discovered the wonder and the art of surfing, for the energetic holiday makers.
There are surfing spots throughout the country, but due to the geographical distribution of the islands, more remote surf points are untouched in Southern atolls.