Maldives – A paradise on earth with pristine white beaches, picturesque scenery, fun filled water activities and the varied marine life is the most sought after destination by tourists. Everyone who visits Maldives wants to make sure that they don’t miss any fun. That is why all tourists want to know when to visit Maldives. The good news is that this beautiful place is worth a visit any time of the year. If you stay in resorts like Soneva Fushi, your experience would be awesome and these memories can be cherished for a lifetime.
What is the weather of Maldives?
Monsoon – There are two monsoon seasons in Maldives. The south west monsoon is from July to August. This is a short monsoon season. The North east monsoon stretches for a long time and lasts from November to March.
Summer – The summer in Maldives is between December and April. The temperature is hot and may go up to 35 degrees Celsius. If you are oversensitive to sun you can avoid the summers because the risks of dehydration and sun burns are high.
Winter – The winter is from May to November. The temperature is pleasant. The average temperature is at 25 degrees Celsius.
It is true that both summers and winters are enjoyable but the summer activities are different from the winter activities. The best time to visit depends upon the activities you love to do.
Activities in Maldives and the best time for them
Surfing – Are you a surfer? If so, the best time to visit Maldives is in the months April, May and June. The swell in the water is consistent in these months. You are assured of a great time surfing in the glassy water of Maldives.
Windsurfing – Are you a beginner in windsurfing? If so, you should go to Maldives in summer when the winds are not very rough. Are you a pro in windsurfing? Then you should visit Maldives during monsoon when it is windier.
Snorkeling and scuba diving – In the winter the sea is crystal clear and the marine life is clearly visible. If you love snorkeling and scuba diving you should visit Maldives from May to November.
Best time based on budget and crowd
Do you want to avoid high crowds? Do you want to enjoy a peaceful holiday? You should avoid the months between December and April. Maldives is crowded during this time. The season is considered to be at the peak during this period. High season means high room rents and high price for all activities. If you want to avoid heavy crowd and if you want to save money you should avoid visiting Maldives from December to April.
The crowd is minimal from April to June. The crowd is thin and the resorts and hotels offer a lot of attractive deals. It is true that it is monsoon time, but if you don’t mind rains, it is the best time to visit Maldives if you are on a budget and if you want peace.
Are you wondering where to stay when you visit Maldives? Soneva Fushi is an excellent choice to make your fantasies and dreams come true. Hidden among dense jungle it is a luxurious getaway at an affordable price.