Maldives surf spots

Maldives surf spots

Maldives spots surf

Maldives, the lowest country in the world, is located in the Indian Ocean southwest of Sri Lanka, is made up of about 2,000 islands, only 203 are occupied, this destination has become fashionable among all the surfers in the world, there are many surfaris options make boat for different spots or if you prefer, we can set up our base camp at a resort class from which we will offer multiple options.

Spots: conditions @ waves Maldivas

Male atolls
Spot Island / resort / atoll Wind direction Description
Chickens Villingilimathi Huraa (Kuda Villingili) NW-NNE (offshore) Left long distance (up to 500m), the name comes from an agricultural farm located on the island
Cokes Thulusdhoo NW Wave that can be one of the most powerful of the Maldives, the name comes from a factory of Coke in the atoll
Lohis resorts Hudhuranfushi / atolón Lohifushi NW-NE Left that needs high tide to function well, you can surf if it is housed at the resort or arriving by boat
Piddlies / Ninjas Kanifinolhu / Club med W-NW A perfect wave for those who are starting, if it gets more swell stops working well..
Pasta point Resorts Dhonveli N A perfectly left accessible from the resorts with a final section finished in tube
Sultans Thamburudhoo W-N A Right with three sections that never closes
Honky’s Thamburudhoo ENE-N A long left that works very well at low tide
Tomb Stones Full Moon Beach Resort / Furana Fushi Island S A long right that works very well with high tide

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Male atolls

South Male Atolls
Spot Island / resort / atoll Wind directions Description
Voodoos / Blue Bowls Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll / Vaadhoo  SW-W A long-haul right wave that works well with any tide. Easy for beginners
Castaways Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll N A Right that’s better high tide surf it as the reef is shallow
Gaukendi Puente Addu atoll  – In the south of the atoll is a good choice for small wave days
Shangri-la Addu atoll / Viligili island  – Right at the NE end of the island
Kaededhdhoo Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll O Right to work well when the sweel is small

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South Male Atolls

Atololones centrales
Spot Island / resort / atoll Winds directions Descripction
Muli Meemu atoll  SW A Right hollow long journey that needs a big swell to work well
Veyvah Meemu atoll  – A long left wave easy way
Malik Hirilandhoo island SE With big swell forming a big long left wave
Mikado Thaa atoll Right wave is harder than the atoll but not protected from the wind, it works well with high tide
Isdhoo  Isdhoo o Langon Bank S-SE Right to work well when the wind blows hard the S-SE
Mahibadhoo Mahibadhoo This wave is perfect when there is a good sweell, but used to be small, cluttered and hard to surf

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Central atolls

Weather / wave statistics Maldives

In Maldives, the temperature remains constant at around 25 ° C throughout the year because it has a tropical climate by the presence of the Indian ocean. This climate has two seasons throughout the year:

  • The dry winter monsoon, being the cooler season, the wind blows from the northeast and from November to March.
  • The humid summer monsoon blowing southwest from May to November. Here the winds are stronger and have a lot more rain.

In the interim periods from mid-April to late November and the weather conditions are more favorable and the water shows its best.

Maldives Wave Statistics

Quality of Life in Maldives

According to the list of countries by Human Development Index included in the 2013 Human Development Report of the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP), the Maldives is beset within countries with medium human development index in the post 104. Even so, 40% of its population lives on less than a dollar a day, that is, there are imbalances in the social classes.

How to get to Maldives / Maldives Airports

For surfing in Maldives we go through the Male International Airport, this hotel is located 1 km from the capital Male, to get there, we move on boat.

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Male View from the airport

Maldives Surfing Photos

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