What to do in Maldives with family for a kickass beach vacay!
No doubt, Maldives is for travelers who love being outdoors. But is there anything to do in Maldives with family? We went to Maldives during the lockdown with our kids and family friends and here is a list of 32 activities that can help you have a kickass vacay in Maldives! Take a print and make your Maldives checklist now.
Also, is not knowing how to swim, coming in your way of planning adventure sports? You may find Can I learn to scuba dive if I can’t swim? a big savior!
Signature Maldives Experiences Enroute to your Resort
- Scenic Flight Over Maldives Islands
- Sea Plane Airport Transfers
- Dolphin Watching
- Speedboat – Sail for 20-40 mins through scintillating turquoise waters
Things to do in Maldives at the Resort (most are free)
- Star Gazing
- Maldivian Beautiful Ocean Swings
- Jazz Nights And Live Bands
- Whale & Shark feeding Tour
- Sunset Dinner
- Beach Cinema
- Walk Down Straight into the Ocean, from your Pool Villa
- Experience Kayaking for FREE
- Indulge in SPA therapy, this usually costs a bomb!
Adventure Activities in Maldives that Non Swimmers can Enjoy
Though you surely can Scuba dive as a non swimmer, these are some more activities you can enjoy.
- Visit Glowing Beach
- Sky Diving over Maldives
- Glass Bottom Boat Trip to View Corals of Maldives
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Popular Water Sports to learn in Maldives
With gentle waters and shallow beach, we found it so much easier to try and experiment different water sports for us and the kids. Sand is powdery soft here, which means when you topple off, you don’t end up in a bruise at all. Frankly, cost aside Maldives is great if you want kids to overcome fear for water or even try out new forms of water sports.
- Scuba diving (min age is 10 years)
- Banana Boat Ride
- Jet Ski
- Stand Up Paddle Boarding
- Fly High With Parasailing
- Water Skiing
- Get Thrilled with Flyboarding
- Underwater Treasure Hunting
Is snorkeling without knowing swimming possible? Absolutely! Its surprising how many people actually dont try snorkelling believeing they need swimming skills.
Things to do with kids in Maldives
For days when you don’t want to be beach bumming, try out some of these unique experience in Maldives with kids
- Day Tour of Male
- Underwater Party & Dining
- Experience Submarine Tour
- Explore Friday Mosque of Maldives
- Visit Local Villages
- Revisit History at Maldives National Museum
- Island Hopping
Things to do in Maldives at Night
- Night Fishing
- Private Beach dinner
- Karaoke and DJ night
Final Thoughts – Things to to in Maldives for Indians
There are a ton and more activities to do in Maldives for Indian whether you can swim or not. If you are planning to travel with kids, family friends or your own parents, there is something refreshing for everyone here. Hope this ultimate list helps you arrive at your perfect Maldives itinerary.
Btw, what are your top 2 absolute favorite things to do in Maldives ? Mine are no 17 & 10
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Loved the detailed list of activities to do in Maldives. I’m using this list when I’m planning my visit.
Loved your detailed blog . I’m using this list when I’m planning my visit Maldives. it is my bucket list .
such a detailed list, excellent! Maldives is a place I am planning to visit only with hubby, no kiddos!!
Great help for making an itinerary. Really must make a plan someday. It feels like paradise.
I always used to wonder what people do in Maldives as there is nothing apart from exotic resorts and villas but the list you have given has changed my perception.
Wow..I am saving this post. The Maldives has been on my bucket list for a long time. I will be coming back to your post and ticking off all the activities.
Wow this is awesome. We wanted to go to the lagoon villa which does not allow kids. But seems like it’s worth going anywhere with kids.
This post needs to be bookmarked. You have listed exhaustive list of activities. Thanks for Sharing such a detailed post.
Wow, looks so fascinating…would definitely like to visit someday… 🙂
Wishing you an amazing holiday when you plan one
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Maldives is in my wish-list and this post will help me a lot when I plan to travel.
So many things to do! Wow. Thanks 🙂
Maldives and Bali have been on my bucket list for so long now. I’m bookmarking this!!
We just lazed and soaked in the beauty of Maldives on our trip there. The next time i visit, I hope to follow your list.
Thanks for sharing such a comprehensive post. We missed out on quite a few on our last trip. Definitely bookmarking this for when we can visit again.
If I get a chance to visit the Maldives, will keep these points in mind. Thanks for sharing
I am packing my bag right now.
Your blog has got me on my toes. So wanted to visit. and thanks for the suggestion for kids. This would be a great escape for them too