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Top things to See in the Maldives for your July Vacation

Since the Maldives is essentially a tropical destination, you will witness eccentric weather every month. The warm sea winds blow all day long with the sun shining brightly in the sky. The light showers occurring once in a while and the refreshing evening winds beat the high temperatures. July, being in the middle of the rainy season, the weather conditions deviate from the standard conditions. You will find humidity and rains being a major part of your July Maldives vacation. The weather being not so favourable, July is not a very sought after month for a Maldives vacation, and hence you will find resort prices slashed down. If you are making peace with the fact that you will expect rains and this can spoil your diving experiences, you will get to stay at brilliant luxury properties are much cheaper prices than usual. 

Maldives Weather in July 

Maldives experiences eight to nine hours of sunshine daily, despite July being one of the rainiest months. The average temperature is around 28-degree celsius, while the nights are relatively cooler. The downpours, which last only a few minutes are unpredictable. You will find the clouds hovering in the sky throughout the day. The islands see the major part of raining at the beginning of the month and it reduces as the month progresses. The sea temperature is around 30-degree celsius, making it pleasant for water sport activities. 

Evening sunset view of Maldives resort
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Top activities to do in July 

The rain may play spoilsport, but with careful tracking of the weather forecast and proper planning, you will still be able to enjoy the island lifestyle to the fullest. Here are our suggestions for activities that can keep you entertained throughout the day 

Engage in Adrenaline Pumping water sports 

How can water sports not be on top of your things to do when there is water all around you? Quite literally! The serene beaches are so inviting that anyone visiting the country will take part in some water activities, both amateurs and experts alike. Snorkel to view the magnificent coral reefs, swim along with turtles and dive to explore the hidden treasures of the ocean. You will find operators by the beach for booking surfing, paddle boarding, canoeing, windsurfing and other water-related adventure activities. An abundance of such mind-blowing water activities are a must-do in any Maldives vacation and the local Maldivians have learned this art to make your experiences even more breathtaking. 

Scuba diving experience at maldives
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Soak in the glory of the sea in a breathtaking cruise 

Cruising aboard a luxurious cruise is the most extravagant way of exploring the islands.  Cruise is sought after by all age groups, the kids find it awe-inspiring, the seniors love the grandeur it adds to their vacation and for couples, what’s more, romantic than the breathtaking sunset on a cruise? That’s right, we get the Titanic feels too! You will witness some of the most divine sunsets and alluring seascapes aboard these cruise liners. For the lucky ones, you will find playful dolphins swimming along with the cruise, and what a sight to behold that is. The cool breeze in July makes cruising one of the most recommended things to do in Maldives during your vacation. 

Aerial view of Maldives Cruise
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Island Hopping experiences 

Around 2000 islands together form the country of Maldives. With a mix of private island resorts, uninhabited and local islands, this paradise on earth is incomparable to any other country. Tourists from across the globe are curious to experience this uniqueness and hence island hopping is a popular experience that guests demand. For this you can choose from the three options available – cruise in style to experience royalty in a breathtaking luxury experience where you get a personalized intimate journey; to catch a glimpse of bird’s eye view of the ocean, choose the seaplane ride, truly one of a kind experience; dash through the waters on a speedboat if you want to go easy on your vacation spent.  

View of Maldives Island
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Awe at the Marine life in a Whale Submarine 

A miniature submarine is yet another sea escapade to experience the mesmerising waters of the Indian Ocean. Designed and operated for tourism purposes, you will have a jolly good ride in the wondrous whale submarine. The perfect weather of July aids you to experience the close encounters of marine life. From the school of fishes to shipwrecks, you will get to witness the hidden treasures of the mysterious ocean. The unique venture of riding in magnificent vessel fascinates both kids and adults alike. You can choose to book your ride during the time slots available with the resort you are staying in. 

Semi Submarine experience
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Have a rejuvenating experience at the Spas 

The Maldives resorts have mastered the art form of exotics spas and relaxing massages. There is a wide range of international and traditional options to choose from. One may choose to opt for romantic spas, favoured by honeymoons are couples on vacations and even moms-to-be can relax at the destressing rituals. The spa options are carefully curated to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Many resorts offer exclusive spa packages that are meticulously looked after by spa professionals. There are also synchronised massages to help relieve body pains caused by the stress of daily city life. The decor of these spa settings is chosen carefully to render a soothing environment. 

Refreshing Spa experience at Maldives
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Try your luck at fishing 

This is an activity that the mild rains of Maldives act favourably for. Most localities are dependent on fishing for their bread and butter owing to the huge number of lagoons and fishing grounds in the vicinity. The rainy season brings an abundance of sea planktons and insects and you will find fishes coming to the surface in aplenty to feed on them. Folks trying their hands on fishing for the first time needn’t shy away from this, its the experience that matters. Dhoni, the small traditional boat of Maldives is popularly used for fishing expeditions. You can follow the experienced fisherman in their actions and watch as they attract the fishes with rods and catch them. The cherry on top of the hat is that you get to keep the fish you catch as a souvenir.

View of Maldives ocean
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Now that we have covered what Maldives has to offer to you in July, we hope the idea of a quick getaway to the magical islands of the Maldives sounds very exciting for you. So start planning your perfect vacation to nature’s miniature paradise. Our folks at Pickyourtrail will help you with resorts that best suit your interest. You can also browse through our Maldives packages page to take inspiration from the recently booked vacations. Happy Holidaying!

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