Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. A scenic sea-plane ride from Male' Airport, discover a paradise hideaway where luxurious seclusion meets wild natural beauty. This verdant, beach-fringed coral island offers sophisticated pleasures on land and water from genuine ayurvedic therapies in the spa to splashing, sailing or diving in the jewel-like Indian Ocean and in the pristine lagoon.
Maldives is known internationally as one of the world’s best dive destinations. A large number of excellent dive sites, including marine-protected sites, are located near the Resort and transfers are carried out by specially equipped dive dhonis. The Resort operates its own Dive Centre, licensed by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors). A multilingual team of dive instructors offers courses for beginners and advanced divers, as well as leading daily dive trips.
You are required to participate in an orientation dive before engaging in boat diving activities if you have not been diving within the last three months and/or have fewer than 30 logged dives. Orientation dives are conducted daily in the lagoon. Please present your certification card and log book when you register for diving.
All divers are advised to refrain from diving 12 hours after international flights or 24 hours before travel by air including a seaplane. A medical questionnaire must be completed prior to your first dive at either one of our Four Seasons Maldives resorts. Depending on your responses to the questionnaire, you may be required to pass a complimentary medical examination with our doctor.
Diving for beginners
Discover scuba diving – Experience the thrill of diving under the close supervision of our PADI instructor. This three-hour course consists of a theory briefing and a confined water session up to 12 metres (40 feet). Participants in this course must be over 12 years old.
Scuba Diver Certification – If you would eventually like to attain PADI certification but do not want to invest four days of your vacation, the Scuba Diver Certification is the best way to get started. Over 1.5 days, you will complete a series of theory courses, three confined water dives and two ocean dives and will receive credit towards the completion of the PADI Open Water Certification Course. This certification also qualifies you to dive under the supervision of a dive professional to a depth of 12 metres (40 feet). Participants must be at least 12 years old and must be able to swim
Open Water Certification Course – PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)courses are offered in Japanese, German, Russian, French and English. The Open Water Certification Course consists of four days of training in theory and practice. Upon successful completion, a PADI Open Water certificate will be issued which opens the door to endless adventures in diving.
For certified divers
Morning dive – Every morning from 8:30 am our dive boats take you on a two-tank dive to explore our dive sites. Refreshments of fruit and water are served during surface intervals.
Afternoon dive – Every afternoon at 2:30 pm, our dive boats take you on a one-tank dive to explore another dive site.
Night dive – These dives are for experienced divers, specialists in night diving or divers with proof of previous night diving experience. By request only.
Adventure dive – Several times a week, the Dive Centre arranges adventure dives for the more experienced divers. These typically include deep navigation photography and/or a drift dive.
Housereef dive – The housereef is located approximately 500 metres (1,640 feet) from our Dive Centre. on request only.
Full-day safari – This full-day excursion gives you the chance to see some of our distant dive sites in the near by atoll ( Raa Atoll, Noonu Atoll or Lhaviyani Atoll). Enjoy a three-tank dive and a picnic lunch. Transportation is provided by speedboat. This is a private excursion and is available on request only.
For advanced divers
Adventure diver course – This is a one-day, three-dive course that includes three adventure dives.
Advanced open water diver course – For those interested in expanding their dive horizons, this course dedicates more time to diving and involves less time in the classroom. This is a two-day course with five adventure dives, including a mandatory deep dive and navigation dive.
Enriched air diver (EANx) course – Don't miss the opportunity to obtain a Nitrox certification in one days. To enroll, you must be at least 12 years old with an Open Water Diver certification or have qualifying certification from another training organization.
Specialty courses – Enhance your diving skills and knowledge with our specialty courses – boat dive, underwater naturalist diver, multi-level diver, drift diver, night diver, deep diver, search and recovery and many others.
Bubblemaker experience – Join us at the swimming pool as our team of experienced instructors guides you through the steps to exploring the underwater world. All participants must be physically fit and able to swim. The bubblemaker experience is for children between 8 and 12 years of age.
Scuba Diving, Freediving
Air Fills, Nitrox, Scuba equipment rental, Kids equipment rental, Conservation activities
Onsite classroom, Air Conditioning, Wi-Fi (FREE), Retail Shop, House reef, Dive boat
10 PADI Instructors
Cylinders, Regulators, BCDs, Dive Computers