With glorious beaches, excellent snorkeling excursions and unspoiled lagoons, the Maldives make for a perfect sailing vacation where you can relax and let our crew take care of you.
Made up of 1,190 tiny islands peppered throughout the Indian Ocean, the Maldives have become such an increasingly popular sailing destination. This is why we’ve launched a brand new 10-night premium charter to our range of by the cabin yacht vacation packages.
Our new itinerary has been built with you in mind by our destination experts – meaning you’ll have 10 days sailing around the archipelago’s most wonderful atolls and visiting their quaint little communities.
Our crews are waiting to take you on our Baa and Raa 10-night adventure, which includes an overnight stay on the beautiful Kuda Bandos Sandbank and a visit to the inhabited island of Meedho.
Your skipper will treat you to a wonderful private tour of the region’s highlights, and while you’re off enjoying them, your on-board chef will prepare your evening meal – regionally inspired Dhivehi cuisine, made with the best local produce, including seafood and coconuts.
Kick back in your stylish double cabin with private bathroom, where your linen and towels are provided, or get to know the other guests in your party up on deck or in the communal saloon.
When is the best time to visit the Maldives?
Close to the equator, the Maldives have a warm and sunny climate all year round, offering excellent sailing conditions. The best time to plan your sailing vacation to the Maldives is between November and April, where average temperatures sit at around 23ºF-31ºF.
Discover the highlights of the Maldives on a yacht vacation
- Hulhumalé (North Malé Atoll): Before setting sail, spend some time on Hulhumalé Beach, famous for its white powdery sand and snorkel the protected reef which sits just 100m from the shore. For those wanting to stay on dry land, visit the Hulhumalé Central Park and see its colorful vegetation.
- Kuda Bandos Sandbank (North Malé Atoll): You’ll set sail from our marina on Hulhumalé to Kuda Bandos Sandbank on day one of your by the cabin sailing vacation with us. An uninhabited island on the North Malé Atoll, Kuda Bandos has serene white sand and shimmering waters which play host to an abundance of amazing marine life – a perfect spot for snorkeling.
- Shahjahan Sandbank (Goidhoo Atoll): Paradise on earth, the Shahjahan Sandbank is home to the most beautiful coral reef, making it the perfect place to enjoy a morning snorkeling or diving where you may be lucky enough to come into contact with manta rays, before heading to the white powdery beach for an hour or two sunbathing.
- Innafushi (Baa Atoll): Known affectionately as ‘Picnic Island’, Innafushi is an uninhabited island on the Baa Atoll where you can enjoy snorkeling and kayaking on the glistening clear seas and relax on the lush sandy beach.
- Maarikilu (Baa Atoll): Discover Maarikilus’ assortment of tropical flora and fauna and superb marine life, including newly released turtles which inhabit its lagoon. While there, partake in some watersports and relax on the beach.
- Meedho (Raa Atoll): One of the 200 inhabited islands of the Maldives, Meedho has a population of around 1,700. Due to its size, the island’s community is very close but incredibly welcoming to tourists, who provide sustainability to the region’s economy. Spend a night in the local village and experience a true taste of the Dhivehi culture.
Flying to the Maldives?
Fly long-haul from the east coast (New York JFK) to Velana International Airport (MLE), Maldives, via Dubai International Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates with Emirates Airline or from the west coast (Los Angeles LAX) via Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) with Singapore Airlines. Transfers from the airport to the marina are by bus then local boat (Boston Whaler) which takes around 25 minutes.
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