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Aussie travelling couple reveal how they stay in the Maldives for just $100-a-night

Traveling Australian couple reveal how they vacation in the Maldives for just $100 a NIGHT surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters and amazing marine life

  • James and Alex are the couple behind the Twosome Travelers YouTube channel.
  • They travel the world for a living, but are based in Australia when they’re not moving.
  • In one of their recent videos, the couple talked about traveling to the Maldives.
  • A notorious must-see wish list, can often be considered expensive
  • But there is a collection of options that make it cheaper.

A traveling Australian couple have explained exactly how they managed to stay on an island in the Maldives for $100 a night, with the same crystal-clear waters and relaxing outdoor activities offered to those who choose a five-star resort.

James and Alex are the married couple behind the YouTube channel. two travelerssharing snippets of his adventures abroad, and Down Under, with his nearly 130,000 followers on social media.

To start their budget trip, the couple chose to fly to Thulusdhoo, a small island that lies 27 km northeast of the country’s capital, Male.

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James and Alex are the married couple behind the YouTube channel Twosome Travelers, who share snippets of their adventures abroad, and Down Under, with their nearly 130,000 social media followers.

James and Alex are the married couple behind the YouTube channel Twosome Travelers, who share snippets of their adventures abroad, and Down Under, with their nearly 130,000 social media followers.

The couple stayed at Akiri Surf Retreat for three nights with prices starting at approximately $100 AUD per night, or $216 AUD including breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The couple stayed at Akiri Surf Retreat for three nights with prices starting at approximately $100 AUD per night, or $216 AUD including breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Surf Retreat has plenty of space in each room for a couple (pictured)

The Surf Retreat has plenty of space in each room for a couple (pictured)

It can be reached by a 30-minute speedboat which costs approximately $43 AUD per person each way with a choice of four different departure times offered throughout the day.

The local ferry is also an option for just $4, but it will take 90 minutes to get there.

“Like many of the islands in the Maldives, this place is surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters and has the iconic white sand beaches,” said James.

It is home to a population of 1,400 people and is most famous for its surf breaks, called ‘Cocas’ and ‘Pollos’.

It is home to a population of 1,400 people and is most famous for its surf breaks, called 'Cocas' and 'Pollos'.

It is home to a population of 1,400 people and is most famous for its surf breaks, called ‘Cocas’ and ‘Pollos’.

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“Like many of the islands in the Maldives, this place is surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters and has the iconic white sand beaches,” said James.

The couple stayed at Akiri Surf Retreat for three nights with prices starting at approximately $100 AUD per night, or $216 AUD including breakfast, lunch and dinner.

“One of the most special experiences we had during our stay in Akiri was going to a sandbar not far from the island…literally in the middle of nowhere,” James said.

The couple spotted dolphins on their trip to the sandbar and spent the day frolicking in the surrounding turquoise waters.

The couple spotted dolphins on their trip to the sandbar and spent the day frolicking in the surrounding turquoise waters.

The couple spotted dolphins on their trip to the sandbar and spent the day frolicking in the surrounding turquoise waters.

There are some important things about the Maldives that you should be aware of before you travel.

First of all, it is a Muslim country, so there are certain beaches on the islands where bikinis are allowed and where women must wear one piece.

Alcohol is also not served on Thulusdhoo and it is illegal to bring it onto the island.

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