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Best Resorts for Diving in Maldives – Where to Stay while Exploring the Blue Depths

The Maldives is home to dozens of magnificent dive sites. Here are some great resorts to consider if you wish to explore the beautiful Indian Ocean at its best.

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Kandolhu Maldives

Kandolhu Maldives

Kandolhu Island Maldives is the perfect choice of a Maldives hotel for those who wish to enjoy diving during their holiday. The island of Kandolhu is often admired for its beautiful formation. The island features lush vegetation, surrounded by wide sandy beaches. The island can be reached within 25 minutes by seaplane and located in the North Ari Atoll. The beautiful island and the island resort is the perfect choice for diving enthusiast as the surrounding ocean is home to some of the most vibrant and lively coral formations in the Maldives. The resort features 30 villas that combine modern architectural elements with the pristine natural beauty of the islands. All amenities needed for diving and snorkeling can be easily accessed from the resort.

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Kurumba Maldives

Kurumba Maldives

Kurumba Maldives is one of the premier resorts for diving and snorkeling in the Maldives. The resort is considered to be a premier destination for diving and snorkeling. Featuring PADI certified instructors, beautiful corals and plenty of marine life in the turquoise waters, Kurumba Maldives is definitely a fantastic place for diving enthusiasts. The diving centre, led by Euro Divers will take divers to some of the best dive sites in Maldives that are all located within 5- 30 minute boat rides from the island. The famous Manta Point is one of these sites.

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Kurumathi Island Resort

Kurumathi Island Resort

The Kurumathi Island Resort is home to the Rashdoo Divers Team that offers a range of diving adventure excursions to guests of the resort. The island is surrounded by the beautiful Indian Oncean, teeming with vibrant marine life and home to lovely corals as well as all the right conditions for diving and snorkeling. The diving team at the resort is multi-lingual and highly experienced to handle beginners as well as experienced divers. The island is located within easy reach of more than 20 amazing dive sites which feature encounters with tropical fish and beautiful corals. Located just 8 metres away is the Hammerhead Shark Point which is one of the few places in the world where these lovely creatures can be seen.

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Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru is a beautiful resort featuring a minimalist contemporary design that goes perfectly with the stunning lagoon beach in which it is located. Velassaru is home to the Immersion Dive Centre which caters on only to beginners but also to experienced divers, intermediate divers and even children. The instructors are multilingual and offer PADI courses starting at beginner and goes up to professional levels. The dives can be customised as per your preferences. Visitors can choose private diving lessons or go with group classes. If you are travelling with the kids, you can get them involved in the sport in complete safety and comfort.

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Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives offers some excellent underwater exploration opportunities. The island is home to two diving centres and features a magnificent house reef just a few strokes away from the beach. The island is located within 50 minutes of 30 world class dive locations. The guests have the option of learning the sport as well as to explore these beautiful sites during their stay. The resort often hosts guided snorkeling tours and awareness programs with a marine biologist.