Unless you’re a solo traveller, picking a surf holiday is a balancing act. Are you traveling with a partner, kids, mates, mates who act like kids, parents or even in-laws? Every traveler desires something a little different, even the surfer. Left, right, hollow, slab, long – or a decider could be boat ride, jet-ski or paddle?
Well, whatever you’re searching for, here’s what you’ll be experiencing at four of the best surf resorts in the Maldives.
Niyama Resort in the Maldives is a brand-new luxury hotel in the middle of tropical paradise! Set upon the pristine waters of the Maldives’ remote Dhaalu Atoll, the award-winning Niyama Resort is an unparalleled blue haven for the high-class traveller or once in a lifetime family escape. Luxury eco-friendly villas sit atop the Indian Ocean’s palette of turquoise and cerulean blues, offering access to exquisite coral reefs, powder-white sands, sumptuous bars and restaurants, and world-renowned surf breaks just minutes away.
Niyama Resort is beautifully designed to provide you a true luxury surf holiday with unbeatable personalized services. On offer are experience’s for every kind of traveller, from high-end water sports, to idyllic days on the water, or immersive experiences in local Maldivian culture. Niyama Resort offers incomparable surfing conditions, remarkable snorkelling spots, wakeboarding, sailing, boat excursions and more, whilst visits to the mosque, school and boat-building areas offer unique opportunities to connect with the famously rich culture and traditions of Maldivian Islanders. Furthermore, Niyama Resort boasts 7 dining options, including the world’s first underwater club serving brilliant cocktails and offering live music by international DJs, and stunning villas each with their own private pool!
Vodi, the home break only a moments paddle from Niyama Resort, is regularly so good you’ll never want to leave. However, nearby Mauroofs and Hocus Pocus are both barreling right-handers that hold a little more swell, so you’re spoilt for choice.
Hudhuranfushi Resort ticks all the boxes for an outstanding holiday in the Maldives. With world class waves, an array of water sports, family friendly activities, heavenly accommodation options and premium resort facilities. Add to that; amazing dining venues, a dreamy day spa and incredible dive sites nearby. Ladies and gents, Hudhuranfushi officially offers you the perfect formula for a truly unforgettable escape from the everyday.
Lohi’s is an exciting and exclusive left-hander that offers consistent waves over and over again. Renowned worldwide as one the Maldives best rides, Lohi’s is a major drawcard for surfers choosing North Male and Hudhuranfushi as the epicentre base for their Maldives surf holiday. Plus, you can easily access other local breaks such as Ninjas, Sultans, Honkeys, Jails, Cokes, Chickens and many more via fast boat.
Sure, you can surf all day every day to your hearts content, but also know you’re always invited to partake in other activities such as; yoga, massage, offshore fishing and access to a sparking lagoon that’s perfect for kayaking, water skiing, wind surfing and laugh-out-loud banana boat rides.
Kandooma Resort truly is an island wonderland for all. From the luxurious villas, decadent eateries, right through to the idyllic spa, Kandooma Resort offers guests outstanding service and top notch facilities. Kandooma Resort combines the astonishing natural beauty of South Male with splendid accommodations and a complete range of both land and water orientated entertainment. Guest will love the luxury spa haven, free flow swimming pool, jacuzzi, daily yoga classes, and the varied dining options available.
Kandooma Resort’s dedicated staff will assist you to make the most of the island’s top surfing and diving spots. The thriving marine eco-systems surrounding Kandooma Resort ensure that any surf, dive or snorkel adventure will be an experience to remember. The crystal clear seas offer superb visibility – meaning you’re bound to see a host of interesting marine creatures cruising in their natural habitat.
Did you know you can actually see the world-class Kandooma Right directly from your beachfront villa? A short beach walk and a quick paddle puts your straight in the line-up. There’s always fun beginner waves about and a whole host of world-class reef breaks nearby including; Riptides, Foxys, Twin Peaks, Quarters and Kate’s.
Ayada Maldives is a multi-award winning luxury resort located in the Southern Atolls of the Maldives. This slice of paradise is an almost otherworldly example of an exclusive and opulent holiday. Imagine world class waves, superb diving, amazing seaside villas, exceptional dining and family friendly activities.
The idyllic paradise setting of Ayada Maldives features seven super impressive luxury accommodation types, all of which blend contemporary and traditional Maldivian & Turkish design elements. The stilted Water Villas have each been carefully positioned on the uniquely shaped jetty to capture magnificent views of the seemingly endless horizon. Alternatively, the equally popular Beach Villas offer absolute privacy and serenity less than 30 steps from the Indian Ocean. And all villas feature private plunge pools!
Ayada Resort’s surf season runs from February to May and then again from August to October, when the swell and wind conditions are the best. Ayada Resort has access to several known and ‘secret’ breaks that suit all surfing abilities, the most famous waves all within 15 minutes by boat include Beacons, Love Charms, 5 Islands and Tiger Stripes.