Ended! Big waves are fun, in the Maldives, surfing is one of the enjoyable activities. The best season to surf in the Maldives is in between March to October. In this period, waves gets higher. March to April the waves are not that good to surf, in this month the North-East monsoon is about to end and the rainy season is about to begin. South-West monsoon (wet season) from May to October, during this period the waves getting higher and higher up to 7ft in the middle of this period, and the perfect site to surf is in the Northern Atolls and Central atolls.
Best surf Resorts
Maldives has 1,190 island and hundreds of these are private Resorts, here are some list of best Resorts where surfing is available. have fun with the big waves.
Kandooma Surf Resort – MALDIVES
Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort
Naladhu Private Island Maldives
Four Seasons Kuda Huraa
North & South Male
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives
Niyama Private Islands
Six Senses Laamu
Medhufushi Island Resort
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Maldives surfing guide
Best guide for you to find a good spot for surfing is shown in the map, here you can see the map of Maldives that I divided into three. Wet season (Southwest Monsoon) in the Maldives is from April to December, the best spot for surfing are in the Central atolls and Northern atolls. During the dry season (Northeast Monsoon) which starts on December to March where the waves not that high, the best area for surfing in this period is in the Southern Atolls.
In the Northern Atolls here are the best site:
Chickens (Villingilimathi Huraa)
Cokes (near in Thulusdhoo Island)
Honky’s (Thaburudhoo Island)
Jailbreaks (Himafushi Island)
Lohi’s (island resort Lohifushi)
Central Atolls best site
Tsunami’s (Laamu atoll)
Yin Yang (Laamu atoll)
Southern Atolls best site:
Voodoos or Blue Bowls
Five Islands/Gani Point
Tiger Stripes or Rockets
Two Ways/Twin Peaks
Maldives Surfing Season
There are two seasons in the Maldives the Dry season (Northeast Monsoon) from December to March and wet season (Southwest Monsoon) April to November. The best period to surf in the Maldives is in the month of May to October (South-West monsoon). A temperature in the Maldives throughout the year is almost same. In daily temperature record is in the range 31° Celsius in the morning time and 23° Celsius at the evening time.
Maldives surf video
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Have fun and enjoy the big waves in the Maldives. If in doubt, just paddle out.
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