You will be surprised to know that there more than 100 resorts dotted on tiny Islands of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. Here, we are introducing you with 10 of the best diving resorts. Most of the locations are uninhabited small islands and ranges from the unmatched luxury to the simple barefoot beach villas. It’s time to pick up the suitable one.
1 One&Only, Reethi Rah, North Male Atoll
A luxury resort which caters for families, One and Only is come up with lots of activities for children and a world-class spa. 20 reef sharks can be seen here cruising. Don’t forget to check out on the wreck of the Hembadhu, which was sunk in the year of 1988.
2 Kuredu Resort & Spa, Lhaviyani Atoll
Lies about 100 km about North of the International airport, Kuredu has less tourist development than other atolls. Kuredu is one of the most popular diving destinations in the Maldives. Comparatively, this is a large Island which is 2 km long and up to 325 m wide.
3 Vilamendhoo Island Resort, South Aari Atoll
Take a 25-minute seaplane ride from International Airport and you reach the South Ari Atoll. Equipped with 184 rooms, this Island Resort has one of the 11 diving centres handled by Euro Divers – ensures the best diving experience under the very high standard of instructions and guides.
4 Soneva Fushi, Baa Atoll
This resort is popular for Maldivian Luxury and environmental offerings. Located in the remote area of Baa Atoll, Soneva Fushi is welcoming its guests in 57 extremely stylish villas from last 20 years. Solar power live boarding, glass bottom Jacuzzi, and most importantly diving is the main attractions of Soneva Fushi.
5. Oblu Helengeli, North Male Atoll
The resort came second when 2017 Dive Travel Award was announced. This was really an achievement for just two years ago opened resort. Now, it is surely one of the busiest atolls and people love to stay here for its ultimate diving experience.
6 Komandoo, Lhaviyani Atoll
One of the most recent developments, this resort lies in the Lhaviyani just to the south of the far larger resort of Kuredu. This area is this much unspoiled that new diving sites are being regularly found. Till date, around 15 species of shark has been seen in the atoll.
7 Lily Beach Resort, South Ari Atoll
Holding a large number of diving sites, Lily Beach Resort is considered one of the best diving sites in the world. From the light coral areas to the high-density coral covered seamounts, this South Ari Atoll is famous for its stunning hard coral gardens to the dramatic drop-offs.
8 Barefoot Eco Hotel, Haa Dhalalu Atoll
Located in the far north of Maldives, this is one of the few hotels based on an Inhabited Island. The Hotel is very simple but surely eco-friendly and people love to flock to it.
9 Medhufushi Island Resort, Meemu Atoll
There are only two Islands popular in Meemu Atoll – Manta & More and Shark’s Tongue. The Well-running diving centre here is operated by Werner Lau Group. This luxury Island has 112 beaches and water villas.
10 Reveries Diving Village, Gan Island, Laamu Atoll
Located in the south of the country, this 25-room guest house is famous for diving and Buddhist ruins. Some good dives may catch you up with some wonderful marine species such as rays, sharks, and other colourful species of fishes.
Diving is undoubtedly one of the most wonderful things to do here. And all these resorts are very close to the popular diving areas. Book a Maldives tour package and start exploring the wonderful activities and scenic views of this destination.