The Maldives is the most picture-perfect beach holiday destination, where relaxation is guaranteed with tropical weather all year round. Romance in 8 hours of sunshine each day and sea temperatures rarely dropping below 25 degrees, making the Maldives a truly indulgent retreat for two. The best time to visit the Maldives on your holiday is between December and April, which is classed as the high / dry season with the lowest humidity levels. Rainy season is from May to November, which also means fewer tourists. See below for a month-by-month summary of when to visit the Maldives on your honeymoon.
Maldives in January
January is the perfect time to whisk away on your holiday, with low humidity and plenty of sun, your Maldives holiday will be simply picture perfect. January is perfect for diving and snorkelling, there may be some rain but this will pass quite quickly during this time of the year.
Maldives in February
With maximum temperatures of 30 degrees, 10 hours of sunshine a day and the driest month of the year in the Maldives, February is the best month to visit the Maldives for so many reasons. Why not take your romantic honeymoon during Valentine’s Day to make it extra special?
Maldives in March
During March, temperatures start to rise in the Maldives with an average temperature of around 31 degrees and offers excellent visibility for snorkelling and diving. Shorts bursts of rain can be expect around this time of the year.
Maldives in April
April marks the end of dry season in the Maldives however; temperatures are still hot for you both to enjoy a romantic honeymoon. It can also be more humid during this time of the year. April is excellent for snorkelling and diving.
Maldives in May
Marking the beginning of wet season in the Maldives, May still has hot temperatures of around 31 degrees, however it comes with higher rainfall, which is expected around this time of the year. May is the holy month of Ramadan as the Maldives is an Islamic country, although this won’t be noticeable on the Island Resorts as meals and alcohol is still served as usual.
Maldives in June
Rainfall is expected in the Maldives and this is also a great month for getting the best value in price. It’s still nice and warm, however sea visibility is slightly reduced due to the plankton in the sea, but this is great news for spotting manta rays and whale sharks that come to feed on the plankton. Ramadam continues into June. Dates vary each year, so it’s best to check before travel.
Maldives in July
Short but heavy downpours occur in July in the Maldives. If you’re looking for some of the best value for your money, July could be a great month to honeymoon in the Maldives. Again, visibility in the sea is slightly reduced due to the plankton, but this gives divers a great chance to spot manta rays and whale sharks. Independence Day in the Maldives is 26 July and resorts often put on celebrations.
Maldives in August
Enjoy 7 hours of sunshine each day on your Maldives honeymoon in August, which is hot and humid, with short and heavy rainfall expected.
Maldives in September
September is much wetter than the previous months, however temperatures often reach 30 degrees and offer 7 hours of sun to enjoy each day on your honeymoon. September is great to visit the Maldives, as this is when the summer holidays come to an end. If you’re a couple that loves to go diving, the chances of seeing whale sharks and manta rays is high as they come to feed on the plankton.
Maldives in October
October is the wettest month in the Maldives with high humidity and is the last month for the best sightings of whale sharks and manta rays.
Maldives in November
With an average temperature of 30 degrees, November presents hot weather and marks the end of the wet season, although short bursts of showers can be expected.
Maldives in December
Whisk away to paradise to celebrate holidays over New Year for something extra special. December is hot and dry, although mid-month showers can be expected.