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Highlights Maldives

  • Paradisiacal Islands
  • Diving and Snorkeling
  • Bathing holidays
  • White sandy beaches
  • Exotic dishes

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices on the Maldives

$403for 10 Jun - 17 Jun
$474 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability on the Maldives

100%for 10 Jun - 17 Jun
61% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Apartments in the Maldives

Holidays in paradise

The Maldives consist of thousands of small islands, which can often be circumnavigated in just a few minutes on foot. These are often private islands where luxurious hotel resorts offer accommodation. But there is also the possibility to rent holiday apartments. If you want privacy and want to reside on white sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, a vacation rental in the Maldives is the perfect choice.

Jump directly from the house into the crystal clear sea

A special feature of the Maldives are the holiday homes, which are offered in the form of water bungalows. These vacation rentals are located on jetties directly above the sea. In addition, you can book a finca in the Maldives with high quality equipment that leaves nothing to be desired in terms of comfort.

Dreamlike paradise Maldives
Dreamlike paradise Maldives

Holidays in the Maldives

Location and orientation

The unique world in the Indian Ocean

The Maldives is a region west of Sri Lanka comprising 1196 islands. These islands are divided into 19 island groups and 26 atolls with coral reefs. Only 220 of the islands are inhabited by locals. The rest of the small paradises are popular destinations for tourists from all over the world.

Arrival and departure from the capital city

The Maldives have only two cities, of which Addu City has only been recognized as a city since 2011. Malé is considered the capital of the region and is the first port of call for holidaymakers on their way to their chosen holiday island. Malé has an airport that is served by many European airlines. The journey continues either by speedboat or seaplane.


Dream beach on the Maldives
Dream beach on the Maldives

Things to know

The holiday resort with fair weather guarantee

The best time to travel to the Maldives is from November to April, as strong winds and intense rainfall occur in June and July. At the right time you can count on a constantly warm and tropical climate on the islands of the Maldives. Only rarely, even at night, it gets cooler than 25 degrees. In addition, the daily sunshine provides for the illumination of your mind.

In the Maldives the language "Dhivehi" is spoken, which is also the only official language of the country. This language is derived from the medieval "Singhalese".

Top travel tips

1. Diving and snorkeling in one of the best areas in the world

Depending on the island on which your vacation rental is located in the Maldives, you can make use of the services of the local diving school. Frequently whole training courses are offered with following examination for the diving licence. If your holiday destination does not have a water sports centre, you should bring your snorkeling equipment with you. On site you will discover a fantastic underwater world of colourful fish and corals. Dolphins, whale sharks and manta rays are also not uncommon in this region.

2. Experience the holidays once barefoot

In the Maldives you only need shoes in the rarest cases. Because from your holiday accommodation you walk in only a few steps to the white, fine sandy beach. There is actually no island in the Maldives that does not offer you paradisiacal landscapes. The beaches of Fihalohi Island, Baros Island and Royal Island are among the most beautiful and most famous approaches to the sea.

3. To be pampered with culinary delights

The dishes on the Maldives are strongly Asian. The menu consists mainly of fish and rice in thousands of variations. In Maldivian cuisines, curry or chilli are often used as a seasoning. In addition, coconuts, bananas, papayas and chicken meat are included in many culinary creations.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals on the Maldives

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in the Maldives last year?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average price of around $349 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in the Maldives?

If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to the Maldives, go there in May ($276 per night on average), April ($301), or June ($302), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in the Maldives go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in the Maldives was February, with an average price of $401 per night. This was followed by January, with an average of $396, and then August, with $387.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in the Maldives?

To travel to the Maldives, it is not necessary to be organized well in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 74%, which allows you to be more flexible with your planning.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in the Maldives are February (the average amount of properties that are free reached 87% of the total last year), April (78%), and March (77%).

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in the Maldives?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is January (only 64% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by August (68%), and then December (71%). However, there is no need to worry because even during the busiest months the booking availability average is 68%. It will therefore be trouble-free to find your dream accommodation no matter the time of year.

How many vacation rentals are there in the Maldives?

We have 830 properties for you in the Maldives, provided by our 7 local and international partners.

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