In a vast expanse of cobalt-blue ocean, over 1000 tiny islands form the Maldives archipelago, each surrounded by a turquoise lagoon and sparkling sweep of white sand. We know the most welcoming and luxurious islands for an LGBTQ+ Maldives holiday, so tell us if you're after an overwater hideaway or a stunning villa right on the beach. This is where desert island fantasies are made and dreamy experiences are endless, from being pampered in an underwater spa to watching a romantic movie under the stars. Diving is world-class and we can help you live a life of lagoon luxury in the Maldives, whether you’re in, on, over or under that gorgeous turquoise water.
"The Maldives is one of the best beach holiday destinations in the world. You can choose from overwater villas or a retreat right on the beach, The sunsets (and cocktails) are incredible."
"While being gay is not legal in the Maldives, we can give you the best LGBTQ+ travel advice to ensure your holiday (or honeymoon) goes without a hitch."
Holiday ideas for the Maldives
Is The Maldives LGBT friendly?
Our luxury holidays are open to everyone and we are particularly proud to specialise in LGBTQ+ travel advice. Every hotel we've picked is LGBTQ+ friendly, ensuring Huben holidays are welcoming to all of our guests. Here’s the local lowdown around gay rights in The Maldives.
Gay holiday FAQs
Is the Maldives gay friendly?
It is illegal to be gay in the Maldives under Shariah law, but it doesn't mean that this is a no-go destination if you are a well-informed Huben traveller. The law often doesn't match reality in the Maldives, as alcohol is also illegal but served on the luxurious and welcoming resort islands. With Huben Travel's advice, we'll help plan an unforgettable stay and be a savvy traveller.
Is Maldives gay travel possible?
Yes. With Huben Travel's advice, we will help ensure Maldives gay travel is possible and you are clued-up on the law and travel tips to ensure a smooth experience. We know the most welcoming hotels and what to avoid while travelling in the Maldives.
What are the best Maldives gay hotels?
Huben Travel has created a collection of the most welcoming LGBTQ+ hotels. This is based on our industry knowledge and experience, and we will ensure the hotel is prepped for your arrival to ensure a warm welcome and incredible gay stay.