How much will a trip to the Maldives cost in 2024: flight, accommodation, meals, entertainment

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How much will a trip to the Maldives cost in 2024: flight, accommodation, meals, entertainment

The Maldivian islands attract tourists with their heavenly landscapes and romantic vacations. Find out how much a vacation at one of the world's most luxurious resorts will cost and what expenses to consider

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The Maldivian archipelago is a corner of paradise in the Indian Ocean, which consists of 1,000 coral islands. It is known throughout the world for its crystal clear water, strips of pearly white sand, various marine life and coral reefs. Tourists consider the Maldives the best place for a romantic, exclusive and wealthy vacation.

How much will it cost to travel to the Maldives in 2024? We will talk about the main costs later.


How much does a flight to the Maldives cost?

The cost of a plane ticket to the Maldives will vary greatly depending on where you fly from, what time of year and which airline. To save money, we advise you to start looking for tickets in advance and study the offers of several airlines.

From the US, the cost of round-trip economy class tickets will range from $950 to $1,900 per flight. While those looking for comfort can pay upwards of $3,000 for Premium Economy, $5,000 for Business Class and $9,000 for First Class.

A flight from Europe to the Maldives costs from $500 to $1,000 (there and back) - an economy class flight.

There are cheap flights to the Maldives from India and Sri Lanka, you can get there for about $100-150 one way.


The cost of living in the Maldives

Accommodation costs will vary greatly depending on the luxury of the place you choose to stay.

Many hotels and resorts are designed to offer guests exclusive experiences that end up being expensive. However, if you're trying to visit the Maldives on a budget, the best way to save money is to stay at local island hotels or guest houses.

Average cost of living:

- Guest houses - from $40 per night per person.

- Boutique hotels - more than $120 per night.

- High-class resorts - from $200 for a double room to $1000 for an overwater villa.

- Ultra-luxury hotels - prices can reach more than $20,000 per villa.


At what time of the year can you save on accommodation in the Maldives?

The most expensive time to visit the Maldives is from December to March.

The rainy season runs from May to October, which is the most affordable time to visit.

November-April is a dry and cheaper season, but not as affordable as the wet season.


Cost of food and drinks in Maldives

When it comes to dining options in the Maldives, most hotels and resorts will offer a variety of dining options, including seafood, local and even international cuisine. In general, you can expect to pay between $20 and $100 per meal.

To save on food, visit street fast food establishments or local cafes. The prices here are much more affordable, you can find options from $5 to $15 per person for one meal.


How much does entertainment cost in the Maldives?

  The Maldivian islands also attract numerous entertainments:

- Scuba diving - at a price of $30-$100 per person.

- Boat trip around the islands - $50-$200 per person.

- Excursion tour – $50-$150.


Transportation costs in the Maldives

Transportation costs are also worth considering when planning a trip to the Maldives. There are two main ways to get from one island to another on the islands: public ferry or speedboat.

The cost of a boat trip varies between $25-$200.

The public ferry is definitely the best value option as it usually costs less than $5 per person per trip.


Average travel budget to Maldives in 2024?

To guide you in the cost of a trip to the Maldives, we have prepared for you a list of approximate costs for one tourist planning a 7-day trip:

- Accommodation: $5800

- Flight: $1360

- Food, drinks and activities: $1020

- Transport: $420

- Total cost: $8600

Consider that many resorts and hotels in the Maldives offer package deals that can help you save on flights and accommodation.


The Maldivian Islands are a paradise on Earth that will give you fabulous memories and pleasant sensations. Now, based on the prices, you can plan the perfect trip. Find useful tips that will help you spend your vacation in the Maldives here. Guide to the Maldivian Islands at the link.






Daria Rogova, Head of Insurance at Visit World


Are you planning to travel or move abroad? An important component of a successful trip is a travel insurance policy, because it guarantees the provision of high-quality medical care in any corner of the world and is able to protect you from unnecessary expenses during the trip.

You can buy insurance from verified agents on the Visit World portal. Go to the link, choose your nationality and country of destination and search for a policy that will meet your requirements.




Products from Visit World for a comfortable trip:


Checklist for obtaining a visa and necessary documents in the Maldives;

Legal advice on immigration to the Maldives;

Travel insurance for foreigners in the Maldives;

Health insurance worldwide.




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