Swim with Manta rays
The Maldives is one of the best places to snorkel or dive with manta rays. Ari Atoll and Baa Atoll are popular snorkelling spots.
WHEN TO GO: Mantas are found in the Maldives year-round but migrate to certain areas at specific times.
Think you couldn’t find a wave in the Maldives? Think again!
The Male’ Atoll is a popular surfing spot and is close to the airport too. On Huvadhoo Atoll, you’ll find surfers catching waves.
Other well known surf spots are: Beacons, Tiger Stripes and Castaways, located in Huvadhoo Atoll.
Cokes at Thulusdhoo, Lhohis at Lhohifushi island. Jailbreaks, Honky’s and more in Male’ Atoll.
WHEN TO GO: Mid-February to November.
Expect the best conditions from March to May and September to November.