Location: Anantara Dhigu, Veli & Naladhu
AQUAFANATICS we are simply fanatics about water. Come and join us, and discover the incredible range of aquatic activities you can enjoy on and in the Indian Ocean at Anantara Resorts.
We have many exhilarating high-speed adventures. Propel across the water wind-powered high intensity sports or catch a magnificent fish for your table on an adventurous fishing trip. Parasail with a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the stunning islands below and experience sky-scraping excitement.
Snorkel spectacular reefs with our resident marine biologist. Visit deserted and local islands on a voyage of discovery. Looking for more sedate water-based activities? Why not rent a kayak and paddle gently around our shallow, protected lagoon relax in the sun as your captain takes you on a private journey by catamaran.
AQUAFANATICS offer a variety of diving activities and PADI courses that will appeal to both beginner and advanced divers. If you have never tried scuba diving, then there is no better place to discover the beauty of the underwater world than at Anantara Dhigu.
Dip below the waves, and uncover a jewel box world of pristine coral reefs. Apart from your private dive spot surrounding your over water bungalow, our expert guides can show you the underwater wonders of the Maldives close to home at the house reef and further afield, via a speedboat. Some of the World's best dive sites are on our doorstep: Embudu Express, Guraidhoo South, Kandooma Thila, Embudu Express, Manta Point, just to name a few. Marine Life include: hammerheads, grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, eagle rays, manta rays, turtles, frogfish, triggerfish, surgeonfish, jacks, trevallies, snappers, napoleon wrasse, barracudas the list is almost endless.
Location: Huvafen Fushi and Niyama Maldives
Let FLOAT be your guide while you explore some of the most incredible dive sites in the Maldives. You will be amazed by the colorful corals, the abundance of sea life, and crystal clear waters of North Male Atoll.
If you feel the need for speed, climb aboard one of our jet skis, seabobs or fun tubes and cruise around the lagoon. Strap on a pair of water skis, a wake board or mono ski, and experience a thrill of a life time.
FLOAT has fully a equipped Dive and Water Sports Center so whether you want to slice through the waves on a catamaran, hover over the reef in a see-through clear kayak, parasail high above the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, or explore the amazing underwater world, we can make your dreams come true.
Break the surface of an endless blue. A liquid world of pulsating life. Exotic creatures flash by. A color spectrum you have never before seen. Discover the underwater spectacle of the Maldives.
Some of the Worlds best dive sites are on our doorstep: Okobe Thila, Rasfari Corner, Kandu Thila, Coral Garden, and Gundolhi Faru, just to name a few, are home to grey tip, white tip and silver tip reef sharks, eagle rays, manta rays, turtles, frogfish, triggerfish, surgeonfish, jacks, trevallies, snappers, napoleon wrasse, barracudas...the list is almost endless.
Location: Anantara Kihavah Villas
The ELEMENTS Kihavah adventures will take you in, on, under, above and alongside the turquoise Indian Ocean to discover and explore the greatest paradise on earth. Whether scuba diving or snorkeling, experienced instructors, first class rental equipment, comfortable Dhonis (traditional Maldivian boat) and reef dive sites cater to beginner and experienced explorers alike. Dolphins, turtles, mantas and even whale sharks can be seen thriving in their natural habitat.
Guests can experience an element of adventure in deluxe surroundings on board an array of luxury boats, including the 25 meter Ocean Whisperer yacht for deserted island exploration or a romantic dinner on the ocean, waterskiing and wakeboarding behind the Velocity and Impulse speedboats, or soaring through the sky with Freebird a fully-rigged para sail boat. Our resident Marine Biologist will gladly suggest sites to explore and share with you valuable marine ecosystem information.
Explore your tranquil water element by descending into the oceans dazzling depths and discover the magical underwater world that lies below. Whether you choose to scuba dive or snorkel you can rest assured that our experienced instructors, first class rental equipment, comfortable Dhonis (boats) and many dive sites cater for beginner and experienced divers alike. The coral reefs are home to a variety of marine ecosystems that vary from planktonic organisms to sharks, crustaceans and sponges. Here dolphins, turtles, mantas and even whale sharks can be seen thriving in their natural habitat.
Location: Shangri-la's Villingili Resort and Spa
SHANGRI-LA'S WATER SPORTS & DIVE CENTRE offers a variety of diving activities and PADI courses that will appeal to both beginner and advanced divers. If you have never tried scuba diving, then there is no better place to discover the beauty of the underwater world than at Shangri-la's Villingili Resort and Spa.
For diving enthusiasts, there are more than 25 dive sites teeming with marine life, including grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks and huge mantas. Dive the British Loyalty shipwreck or explore brilliant overhangs and caves of Umarus Place where you will see green turtles, lobsters, eagle rays, manta rays and sharks and much more. Villingili Island House Reef is one of the most striking and attractive house reefs in the Maldives, and you will be amazed by the colorful corals and reef fish.
Should you choose to sail or paddle serenely across the lagoon, capture the wind with our latest rigs, zip along on a revolutionary underwater scooter, jump the wake of our speedboats, catch a wave or even a big fish for your table, we will provide you with the best equipment and if you desire or require, excellent instruction.
From our Eco Center base, our resident Marine Biologist will accompany you on many excursions where you can experience live the vibrant marine life surrounding you. Dolphins, turtles and mantas can all be seen thriving in their natural habitat.For a unique private adventure, charter our luxury 21 meter yacht Horizon for exclusive journeys beyond it, secret reefs or even the equator while diving, snorkeling or sailing.
This magnificent ocean is the essence of the Maldives and of Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa. We invite you to discover it and look forward to the opportunity of being your guide.
Location: Robinson Club Maldives
DEEP & BREEZE offer a variety of diving activities and PADI courses that will appeal to both beginner and advanced divers. If you have never tried scuba diving, then there is no better place to discover the beauty of the underwater world than at Robinson Club Maldives. Dip below the waves, and uncover a jewel box world of pristine coral reefs. Apart from your private dive spot surrounding your over water bungalow, our expert guides can show you the underwater wonders of the Maldives close to home at the house reef and further afield, via a speedboat.
DEEP & BREEZE, set on an island fringed by white sand beaches, azure blue sea and an amazing house reef, is truly a dream come true.Divers find top conditions: the virtually untouched coral reefs are full of life among the most beautiful in the world. Huge Manta Rays, some of the biggest in the Maldives, and magnificent Whale Sharks are frequent visitors to the waters of the Gaafu Alifu Atoll.
Surfers and sailors can discover the above-water world. Ride the waves in the beautiful surfing area next to the island of Funamaudua, or climb aboard one of our Catamarans and sail the crystal clear waters surrounding Robinson Club
The fish-rich waters are ideal for deep sea fishing. Climb aboard our Luxury Fishing Dhoni for an exciting day of Big Game Fishing, or an evening of Traditional Maldivian Night Fishing.
On unforgettable boat tours you can escape to one of our local islands, spend a relaxing afternoon on a secluded uninhabited island, or take a trip across the equator for truly eventful experience.
Location: Velassaru Maldives
At IMMERSION, we will be your guide on incredible scuba diving adventures. Discover the magnificent marine life of the Maldives huge mantas, green and hawksbill turtles, napoleon fish, barracuda, eagle and sting rays, reef sharks and even dolphins. Expect the unexpected! It is a voyage of discovery like no other.
At GLIDE, we can teach you to paddle, pedal, fly, surf, sail, ski, kayak, kite, cat, snorkel, jet, bob and even swim. The world of wind and water is yours to explore!
WETLAB is our Marine Biology activity centre manned by our resident Marine Biologist/Divemaster. Our belief is that you should not leave Velassaru without having the opportunity to discover firsthand the exceptional aquatic life of the Maldives! Join our Marine Biologist on the many WETLAB guided BIO activities. Our approach is Get WET, have FUN and experience it LIVE!
IMMERSION invites you to immerse yourself in the liquid world of the Maldives! Velassaru is an island blessed with every element to ensure that you will savor each magical moment in this paradise. However, to truly discover the secret of the Maldives, you must step away from the solidity of the beach and break the shimmering surface of the immense and wonderful ocean that touches each point on the horizon before your eyes. This liquid world is the essence of life in this archipelago and each coral reef pulsates with stunning organisms and vibrant color. Scuba diving is your ticket to this other amazing world and you merely need to take that magical step and cross the threshold! Discover the freedom of weightlessness, the amazing sensation to be part of a fluid mass shaped by the moon, the sun and the wind and observe the astonishing inhabitants of the coral reef. Expect the unexpected! It is a voyage of discovery like no other.
Let IMMERSION be your guide on this incredible adventure. Discover the magnificent marine life of the Maldives huge mantas, green and hawksbill turtles, napoleon fish, barracuda, eagle and sting rays, reef sharks and even dolphins.More than 50 different dive sites are just waiting to be explored. They include Velassaru House Reef, Vaadhoo Caves, Victory Wreck, and Manta Point, just to name a few
Location: W Retreat & Spa Maldives
The Maldives is paradise. Each tiny island sparkles like a jewel seemingly afloat in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and each is blessed with an exceptional beauty and dream time tranquility by dazzling beaches and swaying palms. But this magical archipelago is also one of the world's top destinations for scuba diving and water sports.DOWN UNDER & WAVE will provide you with wonderful opportunities to discover this truly stunning natural environment whether you choose to stay above or under the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
So why not come and join us on a spectacular sunset adventure aboard our luxury yacht ESCAPE, catch a magnificent game fish, escape with special companion to a deserted island or dive with us into the fascinating underwater world. Whatever your choice, prepare to be amazed.
DOWN UNDER benefits from an outstanding central location in Ari atoll and is surrounded by some of the best dive sites in the world. All the big fish such as mantas and sharks are to be found in the immediate vicinity plus those smaller marine animals such as frogfish, ghost pipefish, etc. each with their own peculiarities, habitats and appeal. And if you are prepared to travel a bit further, you may even find hammerhead sharks and the elusive whale shark. In summary, if you stick your head underwater with DOWN UNDER, be prepared to be amazed.