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Diving the Maldives: Manta Madness

Tailor-made holidays to the Maldives

Holly, our super team member, knows these atolls and islands well, having dived here for many a year – and she agrees it’s one of the most appealing dive destinations in the world.

And what better way to experience the relaxed atmosphere, year-round warm water and sightings of great pelagics than on a liveaboard holiday or in a welcoming resort.

Rich marine life teems around the coral reefs where schools of fish, sharks, mantas and rays make regular appearances as well as those playful dolphins.

Thanks to its 26 atolls, the diving is diverse with channel dives attracting marine life from the deep to fast drift diving. Whale sharks and grey reef sharks are common sights as are the manta rays coming in to be cleaned.
Ask us today and we will answer your questions with happy knowledge.

Accommodation choice suits every taste and budget, so whether it’s a relaxed beach holiday, a resort based diving holiday, a liveaboard holiday or a happy mix of all, we can give you a tailor-made quote to suit you down to the ground…and those warm waters!

Going diving in the Maldives? Now you can combine a multi-night stopover in Sri Lanka. Click here for info.

We know this holiday destination extremely well.

Team member, Holly, has visited here more times than she’s had BBQs on the beach and shares her happy times with you.

“As we came in to land on my very first visit, I was bowled over at how beautiful these unique islands are. Powder white beaches and the purest blue seas! But it’s below the waves where the treasures are found.

My first dive here was a magical 60 minutes watching a troupe of manta rays coming to the edge of the reef to be cleaned. Mantas are used to divers and like to brush the top of your head and tickle their tummies with your bubbles as they swim past. The diversity of marine life is hard to beat from the numerous varieties of sharks and rays, 100s of species of fish to the weird and wonderful leaf fish, frog fish and nudibranchs.

If diving is your main priority then a liveaboard is your best value option. Delicious fresh food, all your diving and the freedom to move to the best sites for the time of year when you’re visiting. Or, if your dream is to stay in your own villa with a house reef just steps away, then my numerous visits to this paradise means I can help you find you the best option. In my opinion, this is truly paradise on earth.”

Flights & Transfers

Competitively-priced flights leave every week from the UK to the Maldives on a variety of airlines.
Most include a transit stop. Times and prices vary. Ask us and we can plan the ones that suit you best.
When you arrive, you’re met at Male International Airport and taken directly to the boat. And it only takes about 20 minutes.
Because we have such ‘on the ground’ knowledge of this area, we can plan a tailor-made itinerary for additional days that will suit you to a tee.
How about a Sri Lanka or Dubai as a two-centre break? Or a two-centre dive holiday? Go for it and fly via Dubai to dive incredible Oman and the Maldives on the same trip! Just ask – we’re here to make ideas happen.

Maldives Liveaboards

Maldives Resort Holidays

Going diving in the Maldives? Now you can combine a multi-night stopover in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful, lush island with an incredible variety on offer; history and culture, nature and wildlife. Located at the toe of India, it was famously described by Marco Polo as “undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world.”

Our Archaeological and Cultural Tours start at £620 per person including four nights’ shared hotel room (4 Star), breakfast & dinner, all transfers, private air-conditioned car with English-speaking tour guide, all tours, National Park and temple entrance fees, jeep hire and more.

Flights between the Maldives and Sri Lanka start at just £75 per person.

» Discover more here and see our sample itineraries

Ask our knowledgeable team for your tailor-made Maldives + Sri Lanka holiday.

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