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Maldives in February – Best Places to Visit

By Sruthi - May 7, 2020
View of Maldives Beach

The striking the underwater world and beautiful white-sand beaches make Maldives one of the most desirable places to take a vacation to. Almost everyone has Maldives as part of their must-see countries. People from different parts of the globe visit here to relax in the beauty and serenity of the place. It has all things comforting for the perfect getaway- be it untouched beaches, abundance in natural beauty, and pure panorama. If you are thinking about a vacation to Maldives to visit in February to benefit from the beautiful climate coupled with heartwarming sunshine 

Maldives Weather in February 

There is a general pattern for climate followed, even though each of the atolls has its own microclimate. The temperature in Maldives is generally warm ranging between 25 degree-30 degree celsius during the day, and the nights being slightly lower. February is one of the best times to visit Maldives as it is the sunniest month of the year. The weather through the day is warm and dry, making February ideal for beach outings. 

Maldives Speedboat to Beautiful Islands
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Best Places to Visit In Maldives In February 

There are many reasons why the Maldives is one of the most favoured locations for travellers. The exotic beaches, underwater world and striking landscape attract guests from all corners of the world. A visit to Maldives is said to bring colour to one’s life. 

Hulhumale

Well connected from the airport, the island of Hulhumale is located on the southern part of North Male Atoll. Spread over 188 hectares, this island is gifted with beautiful Maldives beaches and palm trees, thus making it ideal to promote Green Architecture. 

Top things to do in Hulhumale 

  • Visit the Artificial Beach – Specially made for swimming and sea bathing. 
  • The largest mosque in Maldives- Hulhumale Mosque, with its distinctive huge golden dome and circular large windows.
Hulhumale Mosque
Image Source: Wikipedia

Things to know before you visit the Hulhumale Island

  • The average temperature: 27°C-29°C
  • How to reach: Taxi or bus from the airport

Kanuhura Island

Perfect for a family holiday, this island is proud of its large villa settings with top-class amenities and services. Targetting families holidays with kids, this island offers a private host who will take care of the needs of the visitors. This is one of the best places to visit in the Maldives in February and indulge in some king-size Maldivian luxury. 

Things to do in Kanuhara Island 

  • Kids will be engaged the entire day at the Kids club 
  • The waters are optimal for diving making it a favourite spot for Scuba diving experiences 
Relax at Kanuhura beach
Image Courtsey: Kanuhura

Things to note before you visit Kanuhara Island 

  • The average temperature: 27°C-29°C
  • How to reach: By Seaplane – approx 40 minutes

Male City 

The Maldives capital has the judicial, legislature and executive branches of the Government based out of the island. The most densely populated island, this is also the business capital of the country. Located in the southeast corner of Kaafu Atoll, this island has a moderate climate throughout the year, making it favourable for visitors from across the globe. 

An aerial view of Male City
Image Source: Wikimedia

Things to do in Male City

Things to know before your visit to the Male City 

  • The average temperature: 27°C-29°C
  • How to reach: Take a ferry from the airport- Approx 10 minutes 

Maafushi Town 

Widely known as the Paradise of Maldives, there is an abundance of fun activities on this island is worth mentioning. Amazing food combined with breathtaking Maldives beaches makes the Maafushi town one of the most popular places in Maldives. The spectacular natural beauty of will surely enchants you, even after you have left the island making it one of the best places to visit in Maldives throughout the year.

Things to do in Maafushi Island 

  • Visit the white sandy Bikini beach. You will get a chance to see sharks, big eels, tunas, and rays while you snorkel or Scuba in its crystal clear blue and green-hued waters
  • You can also take up the Island Hopping experience at Maafushi to visit the nearby islands
Beautiful Overwater Villas at Maafushi
Image Source: Islandii

Things to know before you visit Maafushi

  • The average temperature: 27°C-29°C
  • How to reach: You can take a speedboat or a ferry from the Airport. The speedboat journey takes around 45 mins approximately

Fihalhohi Island

Situated in South Atoll, the Fihalhohi Island is beautiful with coconut palm trees surrounding the entire island. If you are planning a romantic getaway to Madives in February, Finalhohi would be the ideal location with its immaculate beaches and breathtaking crystal clear waters.  

Things to do in Fihalhohi Island

  • Scuba dive at the reef that surrounds the island
  • This is home to some of the most affordable overwater bungalows for a one of the kind experience. 
View of Fihalhohi Island
Image Source: Maldives

Things to know before you visit the Fihalhohi Island 

  • The average temperature: 27°C-29°C
  • How to reach: You can take a speedboat from the Airport. The speedboat journey takes around 45 mins approximately

Vaadhoo Island

A must visit place in Maldives if you are visiting in February are the Vaadhoo Islands. Famous for its glowing beaches, this is one of the rarest places where you witness the stars under your feet. The glowing phytoplanktons are constantly tossed by the waves over on the sands at night. This makes the beaches at night the location to the spectacular phenomenon. This surreal experience will surely leave you speechless. 

Things to do in Vaadhoo Island

  • You can scuba dive to view the colourful array of marine life
  • Kayaking is also widely popular among tourists
Vaadhoo beaches at night
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Things to know before your visit to Vaadhoo Island 

  • The average temperature:  29°C-31°C
  • How to reach: Located 8 km from the airport, you can take a speedboat or a ferry. 

In addition to these recommended places, there are numerous things to do in the Maldives in February which is available at most of the resorts you choose to stay. From Luxurious stay option to relaxing spa sessions, one can indulge in luxury at affordable prices. You will also have the chance to experience sunset cruises, dolphin watching tours, and some elegant candlelight dinner by the beach to make your vacation a thing to remember for the rest of your life. 

The Maldives is assuredly one of the most charming places and it is a dream destination for many. Visitors to Maldives say that the Maldives is a part of heaven fallen to the earth to show us what heaven actually looks like. There are more beautiful resorts that you can choose to stay during your vacation to Maldives. Do check out our recently booked itineraries to catch a glimpse of what the Maldives has to offer. You can explore our website to choose from the suggested resorts. Confused with too many options? Don’t worry, our Maldives experts at Pickyourtrail are the right folks to help you with choosing the perfect Maldives honeymoon holiday plan keeping in mind your interests, duration and budget. So, what are you waiting for? Start Planning, Start Travelling!  

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