Surf epic Maldives waves
From Club Med Kani, all-inclusive holidays
🌊 Discover premium resorts positioned within the best surf breaks in the Maldives
🌊 Surf breaks and surf packages are adapted to all levels, from beginners to experienced surfers
🌊 Family-friendly resorts from 2yo with Kids Club all-included (from 4 to 10 yo)
The surfing season starts** end of May and finishes end of October** with the biggest waves between July and August.
A surf destination on the rise, the Maldives provide a great range of left and right reef breaks which will leave any surfer super stoked. and. A bit more forgiving than Indonesia or Tahiti, Maldivians reef break still suit best the intermediate to advanced surfers. Waves can range from a mellow 2 feet during the surf season (May-October) to a whopping 15 feet during the highest months (July-August), best for the brave at heart! During the dry season of November to February, there might still be some waves around but won’t be the main swell period – so pack a board just in case of a nice surprise swell, get some snorkeling or diving and spend some nice time with friends and family.
During peak season, the wind is mainly offshore all day long. The Maldives is exposed to the same swells as Indonesia is, except that its higher latitude and
its South-East exposure offers surfing that’s a bit easier.
The typical Maldivian wave rolls up like most point breaks with workable corners, fun pockets to ride the wave and long rides. Very rarely will the sets be too steep or close out and not being surfable.
The waves break on mostly dead reef – this means the reef is a bit more forgiving and very rarely you will come in contact with it unless you are surfing on a very low tide. It is still to advised to wear booties if walking through the reef to get to a spot
The Maldives is renewed for its fun, clean, accessible waves – and with waters temperatures averaging as well as a water at 28/29 degrees all year long making it easy to spend the day in the water.
🌊 Surf peak season is from April to October: during this period, the roaring forties cause storms which bring the largest swells to the archipelago. The biggest waves are likely to occur in June, July and August.
🌊 Low season is in November to March, making it perfect for beginners with smaller waves and easier conditions. However, it can also be flat at times.