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Holidays in Maldives

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Maldives Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Maldives hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Maldives trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top Maldives Flight & Hotel Packages

Soneva Jani
Kudadoo Maldives Private Island– Luxury All inclusive
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives-Water Suites
Kudafushi Resort and Spa
Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
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2021 Maldives holiday deals

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives-Water Suites
The Nautilus Maldives
The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives
Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
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Top hotels in Maldives

Bandos Maldives
Bandos Maldives
5 out of 5
North Male Atoll, Bandos Island
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$223 per night from 22 Dec. to 23 Dec.
4.5/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)

"Close to the airport, beautiful villas, amazing staff. Food needs improvement. Coffee in the morning was terrible, we end up ordering coffee from the menu not the bufet, which costed us 200$ at the end of our stay. Coconut water 7$, grows on the island, so i would say too expensive. Amazing diving, ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Bandos Maldives
Sun Island Resort & Spa
Sun Island Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Nalaguraidhoo, South Ari Atoll, Nalaguraidhoo
Free cancellation
The price is AU$193 per night from 4 Dec. to 5 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (162 reviews)

"Very beautiful island, with good food and plenty of sea and sun shine"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Sun Island Resort & Spa
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
5 out of 5
Akasdhoo, South Malé Atoll, Emboodhoo Lagoon, Kaafu Atoll
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$834 per night from 4 Dec. to 5 Dec.
4.7/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)

"It is a resort that is one year old and the staff are so nice and professional. They take great care to make sure it’s safe and comfortable for their guests during the pandemic. It was never crowded. We bought floaties and spent our afternoons floating on the Indian Ocean. They offer many excursions ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov. 2020

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top activities in Maldives

Maldives Holiday

These low-lying islands in the Indian Ocean are renowned for their luxurious resorts. Enjoy secluded beaches, watersports and a colourful underwater world. The Maldives is a collection of islands in the Indian Ocean, home to palm-fringed beaches of powdery-soft white sand and warm, clear waters. Here you can snorkel in blue-green lagoons, swim among brightly colored coral reefs and cruise to uninhabited islands.

Generally the tourist resorts have their own private beaches. Spend long, lazy hours relaxing on the sands while resort staff bring you refreshments. Then treat yourself to a spa treatment.

The clear waters of the Maldives are ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving and underwater photography. Resorts have fully equipped dive schools with lessons available for beginners and intermediates.

Dive at the Banana Reef Dive Site to see pufferfish, bannerfish and several species of grouper. Experienced divers can look for leopard sharks at  Gangehi Island's Gangehi Kandu dive site. The islands also have shallow lagoons perfect for snorkeling.

Most of the beaches and resorts rent out equipment for watersports. Go kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, surfing and jet skiing. Charter a boat to fish for tuna, marlin, dorado and barracuda.

While most people come to relax on the beaches or play in the sea, the capital city of Malé is well worth a visit. Gaze at the beautiful architecture of the 17th-century Grand Friday Mosque. The religious building is made from coral stone decorated with carvings, calligraphy and intricate patterns. See examples of Maldivian art at the National Art Gallery. Watch freshly caught fish being gutted at Malé Fish Market.

Book a day trip to one of the less-frequented locations where Maldivians live. Experience local life and culture, visit fishing villages and buy traditional handmade goods.

Most visitors to the Maldives stay in beach bungalows or water bungalows at self-contained luxury private island resorts. The most common way to get into the islands is to fly into Malé. From there, seaplanes or boats will take you to your resort.

Enjoy the very warm temperatures of the Maldives at any time of year. The calm and relaxation are enchanting.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Maldives holiday package cost?
Explore the best of Maldives from just AU$3,967. Choose from a great selection of flights, hotels and rental cars to suit every budget. You can pick up even more discounts when you add some sightseeing activities to your package.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Maldives holiday package?
You can always cancel or amend your booking, but whether or not you’ll incur a charge will depend on what and when you booked. If you’ve locked in a Maldives holiday package in the last 24 hours, it may be possible to change or cancel your itinerary for free. If it’s been more than 24 hours, your airline, hotel or car rental company may impose a charge. Have a look at our Customer Service Portal for more information.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Maldives?
Our Maldives holiday packages offer plenty of savings for the savvy traveller. How does up to $200 sound? That’s what you could save if you combine your hotel, flights and activities into a neat and tidy package. But great bargains are just the beginning of your next awesome adventure. Book with Expedia and and you’ll have over 400 air carriers and 1 000 000 hotel options around the globe to pick from. No matter your style or budget, there’s a holiday package with your name on it.
What are the top hotels in Maldives?
When it comes to hotels in Kaafu Atoll, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa and Velassaru Maldives are among the favourites. If you’re also spending time in North Ari Atoll, Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon and Veligandu Island Resort & Spa look forward to welcoming you.
When is the best time of year to visit Maldives?
is a good month to escape to Maldives if you want to save. is an expensive month by comparison, so expect to pay more if you visit then. If you’d rather give the crowds a miss, think about taking your trip in . However, there’s plenty to love about travelling in high season. Maldives is arguably at its finest in .
How far in advance should I book my Maldives holiday?
It depends on the air carrier, but you can usually browse through international airfares on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. While it’s generally a good idea to book ahead of time, lucky customers will occasionally score a cheaper seat only weeks before the date of departure.
What does an Expedia Maldives travel package include?
Flights, hotels and a shiny set of wheels for all your fun road trip adventures. Simply select your preferred bundle and get access to incredible deals. Once you’ve made your booking, add on some sightseeing tours and watch your savings stack up. When it comes to crafting your Maldives holiday, you’re the boss!
What should I know before booking a Maldives travel package?
Locking in all the parts of your trip together is a terrific way to save. Combine your airfares, rental cars and hotels into one little package. But it’s not just hotels. Expedia has all sorts of properties, including holiday rentals such as beachside villas and city apartments. Your choices are almost endless!
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Maldives holiday packages?
Having teamed up with online lender Affirm, Expedia provides financial freedom with a Book Now, Pay Later option for flight and hotel packages. Get the money side of things sorted with a single upfront payment or spread the cost of your getaway over several installments. It’s up to you.
Can I choose my airline with a Maldives Expedia holiday package?
Yes — and it’s simple too. Expedia has access to more than 550 partner airlines around the world. Our holiday packages give you the freedom to pick from available flights, hotels and activities that fit your needs.