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5 Star

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61

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PADI dive center

Onsite

House reef

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Resort Highlights

  • This July 2019, COMO Maalifushi ties up with PADI to celebrate Women’s Dive Day with a month of activities and experiences unique to the Thaa Atoll in the Maldives
  • As part of a special month-long programme, the resort will play host to guests from PADI, who will provide educational insights into diving and conservation efforts around the world
  • Share your passion for ocean exploration, conservation and education while enjoying the warm waters around COMO Maalifushi, as well as these amazing benefits and discounts:
  • A delicious breakfast and 3 course dinner for two every night of your stay
  • Two exclusive passes to the Island Cinema Experience and group BBQ at Palm Island
  • An indulgent complimentary 60 minute shambala massage for two
  • Women staying 5 nights will get the value of 3 dives refunded, women staying 7 nights will get the value of 8 dives refunded!

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1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30% (downpayment)
  • 51 days before trip start: 70% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 22 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 22 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

COMO  Maalifushi  in  the  Maldives  is  the  only  resort  in  unspoilt  Thaa  Atoll, surrounded  by  Indian  Ocean  vistas.

Crystal clear seas and abundant, diverse marine life makes Thaa Atoll a world-class diving desitnation. Look out for dolphins, turtles, macro life and reef fish throughout the year. White tip reef sharks are often spotted between May and November, with manta sightings reported between December and April. 

The resort is an ultimate  away-from-it-all  destination,  with  white  sand beaches,  tropical  greenery  and  a  safe,  cobalt  lagoon  flanked  by  a  healthy  house  reef. Each  rooms  décor  is  designed  to  bring  the  colours  of  sea,  sand  and  sky  into  the  heart  of  the  residence.  

COMO  Maalifushi  has  three  restaurants:  Thila͛,  for  easygoing  food;  Madi͛,  which  serves  a  mix  of  local,  regional  and  Mediterranean  cuisine;  and  Tai͛,  which  ranks  among  the  finest  Japanese  restaurants  in  the  Maldives.

 Asian  therapies  are  available  at  the  award-winning  COMO  Shambhala  Retreat  at  COMO  Maalifushi,  which  also  offers  yoga,  a  fully-equipped  gym  and  a  range  of  holistic  wellness  therapies.    

 The  resort  provides  numerous  opportunities  to  explore  the  region  with  instruction  in  sailing,  diving,  fishing  and  seasonal  surfing  available.  

Explore diving around the COMO Maalifushi

What to see

Whilst mantas are only occasionally seen around the atoll, you’ll have plenty of eagle rays to watch instead. Nurse sharks rest in secluded spots, turtles feed on the coral, and reef sharks track their prey.

The healthy, soft corals are like an artist’s palette covered in mixed paint. The reefs are covered in sponges and the sea fans are grand to the point of being baroque.

If you’re a photography fan, there is plenty of macro life amongst the small coral bommies. The felt-like textured nudibranchs are ready to pose for your shot, but the crustaceans may retract from your lens if you're not fast enough.

Your dive log will be as big as the Napoleon wrasse after you’ve finished exploring the atoll’s many sites.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • 28 biodiverse dive sites around Thaa Atoll
  • Daily dive trips, night diving
  • Spacious, conmfortable boats
  • Shop, rental equipment, storage, fish ID, air-conditioning
  • Equipment managed on your behalf
  • Range of PADI recreational courses
  • Experienced instructors and boat captains

Description

COMO Maalifushi Dive Center offers access to 28 biodiverse dive sites around Thaa Atoll. 

Daily dive trips depart from the island, and journey time is never more than 40 minutes. Boats are spacious and comfortable and come with refreshments during the surface interval. 

Facilities include a shop, rental equipment, storage facility, fish ID books, air-conditioned classroom and fresh water showers. Your equipment will be prepared, loaded onto the boat, offloaded, rinsed and stored your behalf. 

A range of PADI courses are offered, inclduing specialities like night diver, deep diver and nitrox.

All instructors and boat captains have an intimate knowledge of the local waters. Night diving is offered.

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Boat Diver

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Games Room

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Cycling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • A transfer from the airport in Male will be arranged for you.
  • A 60 minute seaplane journey will deliver you to COMO Maalifushi island (additional cost). 

Departure

  • A return seaplane transfer with deliver you to the airport in Male. 

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