Maldives Package Travel Guide: Money-Saving Tips
The Maldives is a fascinating country and a dream location for several people across the world. Especially for those people who are newly married, they love to go to the Maldives for their honeymoon. People here come from across the globe, especially for honeymoon. In simple words, we can say that the Maldives Islands is the most favourite place for a honeymoon in the whole world.
Although the Maldives is considered a suitable destination to visit anytime in the year, But the best time is usually considered between December to April. The weather during these months is dry but pleasant because there is no rain. From the past decade, many Guesthouses have opened up there on the local islands, providing an affordable way to get around the Maldives for those looking to visit the Maldives on a budget.
If you want to go to the Maldives for a honeymoon or a vacation. Then here we provide the complete guide to plan a perfect Vacation on budget Maldives Package with some hints and tips.
Things to See and Do in the Maldives
Here are the several locations where you enjoy your vacation
Maldives Beaches: Most of the people here come to explore and relax on the beaches there are white sugar sand and striking blue water make perfect beach vacation. The private resort offers its sand stretches with lounge chairs and umbrellas. If you are from westerner culture or prefer to wear western clothes then you must visit two famous beaches in the country Rasdhoo and Maafushi here you make sure you’re on a designated ‘Bikini Beach’.
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling: This country is one of the best diving destinations in the world With clear water and thriving marine life and diving with whale sharks make a great environment for scuba diving and snorkelling. starting from at 925 MVR (USD 60).
Malé City: If you want to explore local life’s in the Maldives then must visit their capital city Male. This city is spread over 2.2 square miles commonly known as the world’s smallest capital city. If you go there then must visit Hukuru Miskiiy 17th century mosque and know about the historical overview of the country.
Maldives Spas:If you are travelling on a modest budget, then it’s great to include an extra indulge on a spa treatment for ultimate relaxation on a minimum amount of 1,000 MVR ($65) for a 30-minute massage. Some private offer their own, spa on-site.
Water sports: some of the famous water sports are parasailing, water skiing, Banana boats, jet skiing, kayaking and snorkelling. The expected amount to spend on snorkelling is around 123 MVR ($8) for parasailing 3,000 MVR ($200).
National Museum: If you want to know about the history of Maldives then visit the national museum located at Sultan Park Underwater Snooze Aquarium Restaurant: If you want to go to Maldives with your partner then must plan a date at night at Snooze Aquarium Restaurant.
Enjoy Sunset Cruise: one of the most recommended activities to do in the Maldives to taking a sunset cruise to explore the real beauty of the pristine islands.
Artificial Beach: the Maldives has not only a natural beach here man-made beach was also constructed known as Artificial Beach.
Submarine Ride-on Whale Submarine: one of the most fun things to do on your Maldives honeymoon is to explore the depths of the ocean on a Whale Submarine.
Maldives Glowing Beach: one of the best things to explore at night in the “Sea of Stars” on Vaadhoo Island. Here sea waters glow under the moonlight due to Bioluminescent Plankton.
Sea Scooter Ride: if you want to do an adventurous thing then go under the sea on Scooter explore the magnificent tropical blue ocean.
Maafushi Island: On your trip must visit Maafushi Island for Snorkeling to explore the underwater Coral Gardens of Maafushi Island.
Apart from this, there are many other good islands to visit. And there are many such places and activities to explore and roam.
Maldives Package Cost
Travel cost from India – Round Trip from New Delhi to the Maldives starting from 15000/ per person depending upon how many days in advance you book your ticket. The best option to find cheap tickets is to go to Google Ticket Booking and see the price and offers of the plane.
Accommodation: In the Maldives, not any convenient hostel or dorm options are Available around the country. on Thulusdhoo Island a single hostel is available but they charge around 40$ per night. But the best option is to find a guesthouse book a private room at the same price. For Resorts Pricing starting from ($250) per night.
Food: In Maldives fish, coconuts, and rice is traditional cuisine. Most of the guest houses, resorts and hotels include meals in the price. Because restaurants are very rare at that place. Generally, alcohol is prohibited but in luxury resorts Can be found. In the Maldives, you have to spend around 20$ on a three-course meal at a budget-friendly hotel, but in a five-star resort, you have to pay around 150$.
Water sports and other activities: If you want to do all kinds of water sports and activities then at least you have to spend up to 300$.
Where To Stay in the Maldives
Hostel and doms are generally non-existent but Few hostels stay there but they are not price-worthy then it is better if you stay in a good and cheap hotel or guest house if you are travelling on a budget. Here is a list of hotels and guest houses:
Arena Beach hotels
Salt Beach hotels
Icom Marina sea view
Rashu Hiyaa ( Dhiffushi Island)
Kuredhi Beach inn ( South Male Atoll)
Noomoo ( Hulhumale)
Elite Beach inn ( Hulhumale)
SAii Lagoon Maldives
Meeru Island Resort & Spa
Kuredu Maldives Resort & Spa
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
Medhufushi Island Resort
How to Get Around the Maldives
The boat is the best option to visit anywhere in Maldive. the public ferry is very reasonable for Individual travellers cost around a minimum of 2$ to 10$ depending on the route. But if you want to travel by private speedboats then you have to pay a minimum of 25-35$ per person. You can also travel from one place to another with Air Transport but flying is expensive here avoid if you travel on a budget from malé to surrounding islands cost around 300$ per person.
Maldives Package Best Booking Resources
These are several websites you can use for a budget hotel, flight booking they provide the best deals and offer.Google flight booking is my favourite flight search engine because they search a wide variety of sites and airlines and show me the best budget results and they also from where in India direct cheapest flight available to the Maldives. They also show ticket booking discount and offer available on several websites in one place.For home and apartment rentals Airbnb is the best website when searching for budget accommodation.
For hotels, resort and guest house booking.com, yatra and MakeMyTrip is best for Indian people they search a wide variety of options and show you the best rating hotels by the user experience.
Gear and Packing Guide for the Maldives
Here are Some of the best tips for the travel backpack When are you going on a Maldives trip.
Carry a 60-70 litre Travel backpack
For the Maldives prefer 5-6 pairs of shorts for travelling.
One pair of Jeans
Carry 5-6 Tshirt and one full sleeve.
Sneakers and socks
Toothbrush and toothpaste (small)
Shampoo small bottle.
Small fash wash
Long sleeve tops
Bikini sets ( if you want to go on designated ‘Bikini Beach’.
Shampoo and hairbrush.
Sneakers or crocs
Other important products you use.
How much does a Maldives tour package cost?
Wide ranges of Maldives packages start from Rs. 40,000.00. There is a wide range of Maldives packages to select from, it all depends upon the selection of flights, hotels, sightseeing, and much more. You can select to travel by spending a lesser number of nights for a longer vacation, depending on the holiday you want.
Maldives packages depends on several things including Things to See and Do, Traveling cost from India round trip, food, accommodation and How to Get Around the Maldives etc. Tour and Travel companies like booking.com, yatra, MakeMyTrip provide Maldives packages starting from 60,000 for 3N/4D. For honeymoon, their paci started from close to 1lakh for 4N/5D.
Every company have their package features and conditions most of the Maldives packages includes all things like travelling from India to Maldives round trip, accommodation, food, water sports, scuba diving etc. Before you book any package from the travel website we must recommend that must read their Package details.
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