Travel Tips

Firsthand insights from our expert Destination Specialists who have visited our partner resorts for a seamless vacation planning. Feel free to drop us a line with your questions by going to our Contact Us page!

Your Packing Guide for the Maldives

1) Travel Light The Maldives has a tropical climate almost all year round so you only need to bring lightweight, cotton clothing along with your favorite swimsuits. Staple wear at the resorts would be lightweight t-shirts and shorts for men, summer clothes/dresses for women. CLOTHES: Well let’s just say any and a lot swimwear or beachwear! Who stays wrapped in an island right? A kaftan or sundress should/could be worn when dining in the restaurants or bars. Casual attire such.... Read more

The Maldives is the newest, hippest family destination

Maldives although not a very popular luxury family destination has been slowly turning their image/paving the way to this niche. The “Kids Club” combines and maintains the tranquility of the island by assigning a private, secluded area for the kids to stay at and create complete programs of activities they could do from morning until night to keep them preoccupied and entertained discreetly so as not to compromise the intimacy of the resort.  A very memorable experience your.... Read more

Split stay between over water and beach villas

With pristine beaches and water villas on stilt in the middle of beautiful lagoons then it’s a definite MUST to try these grand villas out. With a trip to Maldives generally costing you more than regular tropical countries, budget will be a big consideration. Over water villas will cost more than beach villas so if you have a budget you have to stay within for your stay, splitting your stay between a beach and water villa will have a very big impact. For those travelling a greater.... Read more

Best meal plan for your holiday

One of the most important considerations for your Maldives holiday would be which meal plan to get. This could make or break your getaway. Since you have asked, here’s what our destination specialists have come up with. Bon appétit! The Gastronomy Connoisseur You want only the best dining experience during your stay. You require each meal to be a work of art. You prefer the specialty restaurants and the ala carte menus. You treat each morsel as an out of this world experience.... Read more

The Suite Life: Live-aboard and yachts

Staying in a live-aboard is a fast becoming a new trend of vacationing in the Maldives. A number of resorts have also commissioned private yachts and are offering them to guests as part of their island holiday. But what are they really and which one is the right one for you? LIVE-ABOARD A live-aboard is literally a vessel where you can live on for a period of time. You eat, sleep, shower, spend time aboard the vessel while you visit different islands or spots and swim, snorkel, dive or.... Read more
Pick your Holiday

We are delighted to let you know that Maldives is ready to welcome you from the 15th of July 2020 with little to no restrictions.




We are delighted to let you know that Maldives is ready to welcome you from the 15th of July 2020 with little to no restrictions.

  1. Travellers will be provided a free Tourist Visa up to 30-days on arrival

  2. A confirmed reservation prior to arrival, a valid passport and onward air tickets are mandatory

  1. Resorts, yachts and hotels are open for booking from July 15, 2020

  2. We advise you to check the operational status of your preferred resort with us

  3. Your entire stay should be in one resort

  4. Stays at multiple resorts and hotels are not allowed at this stage

  1. You are not required to adhere to any quarantine protocols upon arrival

  2. You also won’t be required to submit any medical test results upon arrival

  3. However, travellers indicating symptoms of COVID-19 will be subject to a PCR test

  4. Additionally, local health authorities may conduct random testing, at no cost

  5. A health declaration card will be required as part of the on-arrival procedure

To help you book with confidence, OV Holidays provides you the following:

  1. Exceptional Cancellation Policy

  2. COVID-19 Refund Request

  3. Amazing Discounts of up to 50% for New Bookings

  4. Minimal Deposit Fee & Zero-Interest Installment Plans

  1. Dedicated hotline for bookings within 14days of arrival

  2. Personal Destination Specialist to assist round the clock

We look forward to welcome you to the Sunny Side of Maldives for your much deserved luxury island holiday !