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Holiday Home @ Dhigurah Dive Blue

 

Holiday Home @ Dhigurah Dive Blue

3 star hotel
Dhigurah Island, Maldives
3 rooms
FREE Internet

Dive Blue Maldives

5 star dive center
Walking distance Show address

Kuda Rah, South Ari Atoll, Maldives

Resort Highlights

  • Located less than five minutes walk from the beach
  • Manta and whale shark dive sites
  • 40+ biodiverse reefs with macro life
  • 3.2km long, 300m wide white sand island
  • Water sports, cycling, fishing
  • Maldivian cuisine using locally-sourced ingredients

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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Booking process

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 & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55% (downpayment)
  • 60 days before trip start: 45% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 39 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 39 and 24 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 24 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Holiday Home @ Dhigurah Dive Blue

Resort Description

Holiday Home @ Dhigurah Dive Blue is a small guesthouse on Dhigurah Island, 4 minutes walk from the beach. 

The South Ari Marine Protected Area offers famous dive sites for mantas and whale sharks. Over 40 biodiverse reefs, wrecks, wall dives and pinnacles set the scene for drift and shark diving. Macro creatures include leaf fish, ghost pipefish, frog fish, nudibranchs and more.  

The island is a long (3.2km) stretch of white sand home to around 600 locals. The interior is filled with white sandy pathways and Maldivian vegetation. 

Walking tours, movie nights, water sports, cycling, canoeing, cooking lessons and fishing trips are offered.  

What to see

The Ari Atoll is famous among divers for its volume of pelagic species. It is not uncommon to see manta rays, whale sharks, hammerheads, guitar sharks, turtles, grey reef sharks and eagle rays all within a week’s diving.

While the Ari Atoll may be heaven for big species, it features a good deal of macro life as well. Frogfish, zebra morays, nudibranchs, blueline snappers and hundreds of other colorful fish species reside here.

Wherever you dive in the Ari Atoll, you are sure to be slack-jawed at least once a day by the sheer number of pelagic species you will encounter.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Overwater dive shop in South Ari Atoll
  • Prime location for spotting marine megafauna
  • 40+ nearby dive sites
  • Large, traditional style dive boat
  • Multilingual, experienced dive team
  • Classroom, rental gear, storage, WiFi, fish ID books

Description

Dive Blue Maldives is an over water dive shop situated in the heart of South Ari Atoll. 

The dive shop is close to over 40 dive sites, home to reef fish, macro life, wrecks, pelagics, rays and sharks. Mantas and whale sharks are often sighted.

As a PADI 5* center, facilities include a classroom, storage area, rental equipment, WiFi, shop and fish ID and diving library. The house reef is easily accessed and a lagoon is available for confined water practice.

A full range of PADI recreational courses are offered, including kids training and free diving or Nitrox specialties. Courses are taught by multilingual, experienced dive instructors. 

A large, traditional style dive boat is moored outside the dive center. It is equipped with refreshments, first aid kits, emergency oxygen and an experienced captain. 
 

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DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Sunset Cruises
  • Island Hopping
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Sandbank
  • Jet Skiing
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Self-Catering
  • A La Carte
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Games Room
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests

Payments

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

Sports & Watersports

  • Waterskiing
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • Speed boats go from Mali City to Dhigurah Island daily. 
  • Alternatively, you can catch a domenstic flight to the island.

Departure

  • Having checked out, you can return to Male via domestic flight or speed boat.
  • Additional costs are involved in the transfers. 

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