15 days in Maldives Itinerary

15 days in Maldives Itinerary

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15 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  31​h
1
Male
— 4 nights
ferry + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Vaavu Atoll
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
3
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
4
Rasdhoo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Washington DC

4
nights
Male

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Relax by the water at Hulhumale Beach and Artificial Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to HP Reef and Medhu Ziyaarath. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Banana Reef, examine the collection at National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Male trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Male is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Male is 10 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Male. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vaavu Atoll.

Things to do in Male

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

HP Reef, Hulhumale Beach, Banana Reef
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Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef
HP Reef ©
HP Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Vaavu Atoll

Vaavu Atoll ©
Also known as Felidhoo Atoll, Vaavu Atoll regularly ranks among tourists' favorites in the Maldives, thanks to its untouched nature and fantastic diving sites.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): head off the coast to Alimatha Island and then stroll through Bodu Mora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): head off the coast to Ambara Island.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vaavu Atoll trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Male to Vaavu Atoll in 3.5 hours. July in Vaavu Atoll sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Vaavu Atoll

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bodu Mora ©
Bodu Mora
Ambara Island ©
Ambara Island
Alimatha Island ©
Alimatha Island

2
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bikini Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stop by Angolo Souvenir shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bikini Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maafushi Island online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaavu Atoll to Maafushi Island. In July in Maafushi Island, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 79°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

3
nights
Rasdhoo

Rasdhoo ©
As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Veligandu Island Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Bikini Beach.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rasdhoo road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Maafushi Island to Rasdhoo with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Rasdhoo are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. On the 12th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Veligandu Island Beach
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach

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