The Maldives are jam-packed with world class waves, which is why so many surfers now head to this paradisiacal island chain every year; if you want to beat the crowds and discover new breaks you have to get creative! That’s exactly what LUEX and the boys did this year: equipped with a luxury yacht and seaplane they scored empty lineups and uninhabited islands, partied in underwater nightclubs and had one hell of a good time.
Entry Restrictions in the Maldives
Free 30 day Visa On Arrival for all tourists
No Quarantine necessary
Mandatory Negative Nucleic PCR test up to 96 hours prior to departure
A confirmed pre-booking at a registered tourist facility is a prerequisite for the visa. Important! A booking is considered valid ONLY for tourist resorts, camps or guesthouses, liveaboard boats, and/or pre-approved transit facilities.
Travelers are allowed to stay in multiple resorts & guesthouse facilities
(subject to individual resort rules)
If at any point in their stay a traveler stays at a tourist guesthouse, they are required to take a PCR test 72 hours prior to their scheduled departure from the Maldives
Inter-island travel procedures will be done on your behalf by the tourist facility. However, any movements between vessels and resorts/guesthouses cannot be authorized at the moment.
Updated on April 19, 2021.
Germany - Maldives Trip Specific Restrictions
There are a few important points travelers from Germany should keep in mind before heading off to the Maldives.
The Maldives are currently classified as a high-risk destination and testing is mandatory for all travelers returning to Germany. Be aware! You are also required to self-isolate for 5 days upon your return.
Example Scenario for returning from the Maldives
Register at www.einreiseanmeldung.de before entering Germany
Carry proof of registration with you
Get tested - Check section above for more info on testing options
Proceed directly to your destination after entering the country
Self-isolate for 5 days.
Updated on March 23, 2021.