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10 Best Surf Spots In The Maldives

10 Best Surf Spots In The Maldives
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The Maldives is a popular tourist destination for those who love surfing as a sport or leisure activity. Here, you will find some of the world’s best beaches. Furthermore, you will have more than 1,000 islands to visit with your family. Also, you will be able to sleep in exclusive hotels and eat at high-end restaurants. Surely, you will have plenty of options to choose from. Other than that, you will have a memorable experience as you challenge yourself with spectacular waves for a wonderful time. Keep reading for more information on the best surf spots in the Maldives for an awesome surfing experience.

1. Beacons

Beacons
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Get your adrenaline rush as you surf on spectacular waves at Beacons. Normally, you will notice this place to possess unrivaled beauty compared to many destinations around the world. Furthermore, you will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape and water during sunset or sunrise. Surely this region gives you the perfect spot for you to have a wonderful fun time with your loved ones. The big waves give you a surfing experience that you will not only find exciting but also challenging and would need you to have professional experience. Come and relish an experience of a lifetime with your friends or family.

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2. Tsunami's

Tsunami's
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Tsunami’s is a great place where you can you surf as it features a right swell angle, and is a large left-hand break in the Maldives’ Laamu Atoll. It is a well-protected area. Many a time when you want to fully enjoy surfing you should wait when the water is a bit calm and the waves smooth. This type of wave is ideal for you if you are either an intermediate surfer or an amateur. Come and have a wonderful experience with friends and family.

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3. Riptides

Riptides

Meet some of the best waves as you surf at Riptides. Normally, this region is unreachable by foot - thus you will need to take a boat ride to the destination. This place is perfect for you if you consider either short- or long-boarding. The waves are usually very long thus you will have an exciting while surfing. The view of the waves is beautiful and clean. Come and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience at this lovely destination.

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4. Tiger Stripes

What a beautiful day in paradise. #tiger stripes #south maldives # blue horizon2 #swell #surfing.

Posted by Blue Horizon Surf Maldives on Sunday, 8 March 2015

Tiger Stripes is a type of left-hander wave that starts small and eventually swells up to a large wave. This particular wave swells up and forms a wall which is ideal for an exciting surfing experience. You will somehow find this wave a bit challenging since it is a strong swell. This place surely offers you a magical experience due to its scenic beauty that cannot be found anywhere else. Come and enjoy a wonderful fun time as you indulge in your favorite sport.

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5. Lohi's

Uncrowded perfection at Lohi's in the Maldives! LUEX CEO Tim Heising and Maldives Surf Travel Experts Phil and Martin on...

Posted by LUEX on Monday, 3 October 2016

Visit Lohi’s and enjoy your time surfing on spectacular waves caused by offshore winds. The perfect time of the year that you should be considering to come here is between May to October. Make sure that you come with a camera to take pictures for a souvenir of your trip and also to capture the beautiful moments. You could also participate in surfing events such as WQS O’Neill Deep Blue’s competition. The atmosphere is also excellent as it offers you a good environment for relaxing and fully enjoying the holiday.

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6. Chickens

Chickens in the Maldives just yesterday. Photo by Joey James (@joeyjamesmaldives) http://bit.ly/Cokes

Posted by The Perfect Wave on Wednesday, 28 September 2016

If you are looking for a thrilling surfing experience, then look no further since Chickens has lots to offer you. Surfing here has always been exciting because you are challenged by strong currents and large waves. The waves are usually high and can go up several miles thus making it a perfect surfing spot. You will also enjoy the wind speed making this region the best around the world. Come and enjoy an unforgettable surfing experience.

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7. Shangri-la

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Posted by Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa on Thursday, 24 September 2015

Shangri-la is an ideal place for you to go if you are a beginner in surfing. Here, you will find small swells that are suited for less experienced surfers, before heading for large stronger waves. Furthermore, you will enjoy the beauty of the surrounding islands covered with tropical vegetation. You will also get to learn that the name of this place was derived from a resort in the nearby Viligili Island. Come and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience at this wonderful destination.

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8. Jailbreaks

Ciao making the mosst of his last Maldives surf

Posted by Jon Davis on Saturday, 10 August 2019

Jailbreaks is a place where small waves gradually become large then eventually increase in speed. Here, you will have the time of your life as you surf along the fast-paced water and the long walls. The waves are strong and would require you to be skilled enough to be able to fully enjoy yourself. This right-hand wave usually stays for long before breaking out thus giving you ample time for surfing. Visit for a memorable holiday experience with your friends or family,

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9. Muli

Posted by Muli central maldives for tourist on Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Come to Muli and witness a two-sectioned wave. The first one is fast and hollow which will require you to have experienced knowledge of how to surf through. The second is a long walled wave which is a right-hander and would require you to be at least at the intermediate level for you to enjoy yourself. The waves are usually protected by the southern winds which enables you to enjoy your surfing experience. Visit for a holiday experience you won’t forget.

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10. Guru's

Guru's
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Come to Guru’s and enjoy surfing on the beautiful waves that can be accessed from the shore. Get ready to grab your surfboard and run toward the rushing waves, Furthermore, you will find lots of locals who are also interested in leisure activities. You will notice the waves will reach its full capabilities once hit by the prevailing winds. This smooth-moving wave is convenient for all kinds of surfers, thus you need not worry about your skillfulness.

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Surf the Maldives

Come and have fun as you surf and explore this scenic region by means of waves. Whether you’re a pro checking off another spot on your list of surf destinations, or if you’re just a beginner wanting the experience, make sure to check out the Maldives. This place will surely offer you an unforgettable experience.

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Nduku Mulwa is an experienced online freelancer who has traveled in different countries such as Canada, South Africa, Ghana, and Japan. She moves around in search of magnificent views, culture,...Read more

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