3 Types of Maldives Resorts to Avoid - Travel Break Holidays

Wondering how not to choose Maldives resorts? If you are planning a visit to the beautiful Indian Ocean island paradise that is the Maldives, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding places to stay. With that said, not all resorts are created equal. In this short guide, we share some tips on the things to look for when choosing Maldives resorts.

Avoid These Maldives Resorts

Which Maldives resorts should you avoid at all costs? For starters, make sure that you stay clear of these resorts…

Non-inclusive resorts

When resorts are not all-inclusive, you will very quickly struggle to budget for your holiday. Ideally, you want to look for resorts that offer full packages that include flights as well as accommodation and selected meals and activities. If you have to pay for flights separately, it soon becomes far more expensive. That means that you may not have as much spending money left to enjoy activities and spa treatments. All-inclusive resorts give you the best value, all around. With so many excellent resorts on offer, you will have no trouble finding the perfect place to stay for your tropical island escape.

Poorly equipped resorts

Another thing to look out for is any resort that is limited in its facilities and activities. A good resort will be equipped to meet the needs of the modern traveller. That should mean spas, swimming pools, dining options, easy access to tours and other tourist activities, adult-only areas or bars, and (in some cases) family-friendly facilities. In the Maldives, many resorts cater to couples, but a number offer facilities for children. When looking at resorts, always look to see what sort of facilities and experiences are offered to guests before making your final decision.

Poorly-rated resorts

Finally, something that may sound obvious, you also need to consider the reviews and overall rating of any resorts you view. Grading is important to some degree, but you could easily find an incredible 3-star resort that ticks every box. You don’t have to only look at 5-star resorts to find the right place to stay. You should, however, pay attention to reviews and ratings. Resorts that are consistently given poor ratings will typically have bad reviews as well. These reviews will alert you to any problems experienced by guests. Whether it is horrible service, outdated facilities, issues with rooms or suites or something else that may affect your stay, doing a quick search online when considering resorts can save you a great deal of time, effort and stress.

Taking the time to think carefully before choosing your resort will go a long way in helping you enjoy the best holiday yet. We hope that these tips make it a bit easier to find your dream Maldives resort!