Visiting the Maldives is the crown jewel of all vacations. The remote archipelago is made up of 1000+ islands which are surrounded by stunning turquoise water.

★ Best time to travel: Mar – May, Sep – Nov

Maldives Outfits

Your Maldives looks should be the perfect mix of casual and dressy. Daytime means beach, swim, snorkel and hitting up the spa, and then there’s sunset cocktails and dinner for dressing up.

Women

1. Sunset Stunner

1. Sunset Stunner - Outfit Items
Hemant and Nandita - Suki Linen Crop Top

Hemant and Nandita

Suki Linen Crop Top
Shop at Shopbop
Hemant and Nandita - Suki Linen Long Skirt

Hemant and Nandita

Suki Linen Long Skirt
Shop at Shopbop
Adina's Jewels - Chunky Cuban Chain Hoop Earrings

Adina’s Jewels

Chunky Cuban Chain Hoop Earrings
Shop at Nordstrom
Ancient Greek Sandals - Anastasia Leather Sandals

Ancient Greek Sandals

Anastasia Leather Sandals
Shop at Net-a-Porter
Zoe Lev - 14k Solid Gold Cable Link

Zoe Lev

14k Solid Gold Cable Link
Shop at Maisonette

2. Beach Babe

2. Beach Babe - Outfit Items
L*Space - Kenzie Cover Up

L*Space

Kenzie Cover Up
Shop at Shopbop
Melissa Odabash - Cancun Halterneck Triangle Bikini Top

Melissa Odabash

Cancun Halterneck Triangle Bikini Top
Shop at Matches
Melissa Odabash - Cancun Tie-Side Bikini Briefs

Melissa Odabash

Cancun Tie-Side Bikini Briefs
Shop at Matches
Bembien - Valeria Tote Bag

Bembien

Valeria Tote Bag
Shop at Luisaviaroma
Le Specs - Liar Liar Sunglasses

Le Specs

Liar Liar Sunglasses
Shop at Shopbop
Tory Burch - Studded Jelly Flip Flop

Tory Burch

Studded Jelly Flip Flop
Shop at Nordstrom

3. Queen of the Overwater Bungalow

3. Queen of the Overwater Bungalow - Outfit Items
Jacquemus - Vichy Tie-Knot Check Bikini Top

Jacquemus

Vichy Tie-Knot Check Bikini Top
Shop at Matches
Jacquemus - Vichy Side-Tie Check Bikini Briefs

Jacquemus

Vichy Side-Tie Check Bikini Briefs
Shop at Matches
Jacquemus - Nodi Side-Tie Check Jersey Sarong

Jacquemus

Nodi Side-Tie Check Jersey Sarong
Shop at Matches Fashion
Eugenia Kim - Emmanuelle Hat

Eugenia Kim

Emmanuelle Hat
Shop at Shopbop
Illesteva - Leo II 50MM Oversized Round Sunglasses

Illesteva

Leo II 50MM Oversized Round Sunglasses
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

Men

1. Breakfast on the Ocean

1. Breakfast on the Ocean - Outfit Items
Orlebar Brown - Hibbert Linen-Blend Shirt

Orlebar Brown

Hibbert Linen-Blend Shirt
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Stone Island - Cotton Twill Bermuda Shorts

Stone Island

Cotton Twill Bermuda Shorts
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Common Projects - Original Achilles Sneakers

Common Projects

Original Achilles Sneakers
Shop at Coltorti
Celine - 50MM Round Metal Sunglasses

Celine

50MM Round Metal Sunglasses
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Jacquemus - Le Bob Gadjo Bucket Hat

Jacquemus

Le Bob Gadjo Bucket Hat
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

2. Seaplane Style

2. Seaplane Style - Outfit Items
Nike - Standard Issue Hoodie

Nike

Standard Issue Hoodie
Shop at Nike
John Elliott - Anti-Expo Cotton Tee

John Elliott

Anti-Expo Cotton Tee
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
All Saints - The Raven Sweatpants

All Saints

The Raven Sweatpants
Shop at AllSaints
Off-White - Men’s Out of Office Arrow Low-Top Sneakers

Off-White

Men’s Out of Office Arrow Low-Top Sneakers
Shop at Bergdorf Goodman
TUMI - Alpha Bravo Essential Backpack

TUMI

Alpha Bravo Essential Backpack
Shop at Amazon

3. Elegant Black and White

3. Elegant Black and White  - Outfit Items
Sunflower - Crocheted Straight-Point Collar Shirt

Sunflower

Crocheted Straight-Point Collar Shirt
Shop at Farfetch
Stone Island - Compass-patch Swim Shorts

Stone Island

Compass-patch Swim Shorts
Shop at Matches
Adidas - Y-3 Slides

Adidas

Y-3 Slides
Shop at adidas
Ray-Ban - Men’s Rb2190 Jeffrey Square Sunglasses

Ray-Ban

Men’s Rb2190 Jeffrey Square Sunglasses
Shop at Amazon
YSL - Shopping Toy Leather Tote

YSL

Shopping Toy Leather Tote
Shop at Mytheresa

Kids

1. Floral Fun in the Sun

1. Floral Fun in the Sun - Outfit Items
Mini Boden - Kids’ Fun Floral Print Cotton Jersey Dress

Mini Boden

Kids’ Fun Floral Print Cotton Jersey Dress
Shop at Nordstrom
Emmababy - Baby Girl Swimwear Floral Ruffle Swimsuit

Emmababy

Baby Girl Swimwear Floral Ruffle Swimsuit
Shop at Walmart
Babiators - Baby’s Originals Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Babiators

Baby’s Originals Cat-Eye Sunglasses
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Geox - Baby Girl’s Kilwi Sneakers

Geox

Baby Girl’s Kilwi Sneakers
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Polo Ralph Lauren - Baby Girl’s 3-Pack St James Striped Crew Socks

Polo Ralph Lauren

Baby Girl’s 3-Pack St James Striped Crew Socks
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

2. Tropical Days Ahead

2. Tropical Days Ahead - Outfit Items
Stella McCartney - Boy’s Crocodile Graphic-Print Jersey Tee

Stella McCartney

Boy’s Crocodile Graphic-Print Jersey Tee
Shop at Neiman Marcus
Polo Ralph Lauren - Little Boy’s Dip-Dye Traveller Swim Trunks

Polo Ralph Lauren

Little Boy’s Dip-Dye Traveller Swim Trunks
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
HIITAVE - Boys Water Shoes Kids Sandals

HIITAVE

Boys Water Shoes Kids Sandals
Shop at Walmart
Pottery Barn Kids - Sharks Baby Beach Towel

Pottery Barn Kids

Sharks Baby Beach Towel
Shop at Pottery Barn Kids
Ray-Ban - Junior Sunglasses, RJ9052S NEW WAYFARER

Ray-Ban

Junior Sunglasses, RJ9052S NEW WAYFARER
Shop at Macy’s

3. Tie Dye Play Date

3. Tie Dye Play Date - Outfit Items
Givenchy - Baby’s & Little Boy’s Ruffle Logo Short-Sleeve T-Shirt

Givenchy

Baby’s & Little Boy’s Ruffle Logo Short-Sleeve T-Shirt
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Tucker + Tate - Kids’ Daily Tie Dye Shorts

Tucker + Tate

Kids’ Daily Tie Dye Shorts
Shop at Nordstrom
Treasure & Bond - Kids’ 3-Pack Assorted Woven Boxers

Treasure & Bond

Kids’ 3-Pack Assorted Woven Boxers
Shop at Nordstrom
Veja - Baby’s, Little Kid’s & Kid’s V-Logo Cotton Grip-Tape Sneakers

Veja

Baby’s, Little Kid’s & Kid’s V-Logo Cotton Grip-Tape Sneakers
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue
Burberry - Boy’s Wade Aviator Sunglasses

Burberry

Boy’s Wade Aviator Sunglasses
Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue

Pro Tip

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Bikes are one of the most common ways to get around in the Maldives. Keep that in mind when you pack; ideally you want to wear something that won’t accidentally snag.

The Perfect Day

Girls Trip

MORNING

Most people associate the Maldives with honeymoons and anniversary couples trips, but there’s plenty to do on a girls trip too. Wake up and eat breakfast, then enlist your best friend for an experience of a lifetime — a submarine trip underwater.

DAY

Board the Deepflight at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and enjoy an oceanic exploration deep below the ocean surface. The Baa Atoll is famous for its aquatic wildlife with manta rays and sharks, stony and soft corals, over 1,000 fish species, and marine turtles.

EVENING

Enjoy some cocktails at Blu Bar, they have gigantic gin and tonics adorned with flowers, perfect for Instagram. Then let the staff escort you and your friends to a sandbank for a private dinner with your toes in the sand. Who says candlelit dinners are only for couples?

Family Trip

MORNING

The Maldives is the perfect place for a family that loves the water — your perfect day is filled with swimming, snorkeling, and a sunset cruise. Don’t forget to apply lots of sunscreen, the sun here in the Maldives is strong. Start your day floating around in the pool to assess your children’s swim skills, then step it up to snorkeling in the ocean. Have them wear a life vest and an optional rope attachment to you to keep it safe.

DAY

Enjoy a nice outdoor lunch in the shade, then opt for an afternoon siesta. Just as the sun is lowering, go on a sunset boat cruise where you most likely will see dolphins along the way. Your kids are going to talk about their new aquatic friends forever.

EVENING

Close the day out with a nice dinner and get some rest from your adventurous day.

Romantic Getaway

MORNING

It doesn’t get more romantic than the Maldives. Start your day with a delicious breakfast, then head to the spa for a day of wellness. A couples massage will help you unwind and will remove any tension you have from your long trip here. Many hotels have spa cabins with glass floors, make sure to book one of them for your experience.

DAY

After that hydrate with lots of tea and water, and enjoy a light lunch of fresh fish and salads. Don’t eat too much though because you still have an important activity coming up – a couple’s photo shoot. Yes, it’s a little cheesy but when else will you be in the Maldives? Snap some photos on the beach and among the lush vegetation to capture your romantic holiday. When you’re back home at work you’ll fondly look at photos of your couples getaway.

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