Maldives Wave: Malik’s

Central atolls

Meemu Thaa Laamu Malik's

Malik’s

Malik’s is that incredible wave that doesn’t always want to cooperate and located on the inhabited island of Hirilandhoo. Malik’s has its good days and it has its bad days. It is not so much the tide as it is the swell and wind direction. Malik’s loves a south to southwest swell and easterly winds, the combination of the two being the trick to finding Malik’s on a good day—make that potentially incredible day. A cooperating Malik’s means a fast lefthander that can range anywhere from 3-10 feet, with nearly perfect Maldivian barrels — a must ride wave during your boat trip in the central atolls.

If  you are not enough people to charter a boat  in this region (usually 8 people), make sure to visit our shared charters page to check if there is an open cruise to join. Fianally remember that the best time to surf in the central atolls is between May and October during the South-West monsoon.

You can return to the main page for the Northern, Central, or Southern Atolls by clicking the buttons on the right. Or you can navigate to any of the breaks within the Central Atoll region by clicking on the break name below. If you have any questions regarding regions and waves, what is included on the surf trip, or any other questions regarding the maldives surfing experience, please visit our FAQ page or contact us.

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Breaks

Below are the different surf breaks in each Atoll regions

Break name Left / Right Best wind Ability level Best swell Five star rating  
Vodi Left NE Intermediate SW

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Kasabu Right NW Beginner SW

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Muli Right W - SW Intermediate SE

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Bowling Alley Left 2-10 Medium Southwest

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Malik's Left 2 Medium Southwest

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Outside Mikado Right 2-8 Advanced Southeast - Southwest

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Inside Mikado Right 2-8 Medium Southwest

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Finnimas Left 2-10 Medium Southeast

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Machine Right 2-6 Medium Southeast

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Refugee's Rights Right 2-8 Professional Southeast

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Refugee's Lefts Left 2-6 Advanced Southeast

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Bedhuge Right 2-10 Medium Southeast

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Ying Yang Right 2-10 Advanced Southeast

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Hocus Pocus Right 2-8 Advanced Southwest

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