Although Maldives is a year-round sunny destination, it has its own division of peak, off and shoulder seasons. The best time to visit the Maldives is from December to March. The weather is predominantly dry, with little to no rainfall. This is also ideal for adventure enthusiasts who can try out a wide range of water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving, canoeing, jet skiing, etc.
December to March is the peak season to visit Maldives. If you want to catch a glimpse of the stunning marine life that Maldives boasts of months are perfect. Though the number of tourists on the island is quite high, the capital city and other inhabited islands are brimming with life and culture that cannot be missed.
May to November months in Maldives are defined by rainfall, so carrying an umbrella is a must. For those wishing to experience the islands in quiet solace, this season is the perfect time as the number of tourists drastically reduces. Budget travel becomes easy as most of the hotels and resorts offer great deals on a variety of stay types ranging from beach stays to overwater villas.