So you’ve seen pictures of overwater villas and private islands on Instagram and decided that you want to plan your own bucket list trip to the Maldives. You’re in luck - this beautiful country has something for everyone and (nearly) every budget. Read on for our full guide on what to do, where to stay, and how to get around!
For a long time, the Maldives seemed like a place that we would only get to see through other people’s Instagram feeds. When Lucille’s birthday was coming up I decided to take a stab at planning a budget-friendly month in this picturesque country to see if I could make our dreams a reality. While the cost was still higher than what we’ve come to expect in Southeast Asia, it ended up being possible - read on for how we did it!