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Hotel RIU Atoll

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Hotel RIU Atoll

4 star hotel
Gadifuri-Maafushi Island, Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
114 rooms
No Internet

ScubaCaribe Maldives

PADI 5 Star Dive Center
Max 6 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Hotel RIU Atoll has a special magic that enchants all who visit, from its breathtaking sunsets to the clear, turtle-filled waters that surround you
  • Dive or snorkel with dolphins, turtles and rays in gin-clear waters, and enjoy plenty of sunshine with year-round temperatures hovering around 30°C
  • After an exhilarating dive, indulge in a massage, soak in the Jacuzzi, then cool off in the infinity pool
  • Savor an aperitif as the stars come out or a fresh coffee with the sunrise, in one of the two 24-hour lounges
  • An unmissable opportunity to dive in one of the world's dream destinations, with surprises at every turn, above and below the waves
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Booking process


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


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


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

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 10%
  • 10 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 10 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 10 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Hotel RIU Atoll

Dive Center


  • ScubaCaribe has over 25 years experience and offers high quality equipment, multilingual instructors and free Nitrox
  • Their Maldivian Dive Center is reachable on foot from both the RIU Hotels, making diving easy and flexible
  • Dive and snorkel with reef sharks, turtles, eels and rays in warm, crystal clear waters. Dolphins can be spotted during the boat trip to the dive sites
  • Shallow dives with abundant marine life are suitable for any level of diver, and the deeper dives offer a challenge for the more advanced


ScubaCaribe is a PADI dive center that has been providing a complete range of diving and snorkeling all over the world since 1991.

The ScubaCaribe Maldives center can be found at Hotel Riu Atoll. It offers diving and snorkeling in the Maldives - a tropical island nation, consisting of 1,190 islands grouped in 26 ring-shaped atolls. 

The dive center is blessed with an amazing underwater world, an abundance of marine life, crystal clear warm waters and plenty of sunshine, with temperatures hovering around 30°C throughout the year with occasional monsoon rains mainly occurring between June and August.

The wide channels of Dhaalu Atoll are suitable for all kind of dive levels, from beginner to pro. Advanced divers can explore the deeper caves. Expect drop-offs, stunning anemone corals, moray eels, mobula rays and colorful gobies.


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PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center

Resort Amenities


  • Cultural Excursions
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Live Music
  • Jet Skiing

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Vegan


  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing


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

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Great for families

  • Kids Club
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services

Resort Description

Hotel RIU Atoll is a pristine private island paradise, complete with luxury over-water bungalows, a beach, infinity pools, a spa and a PADI dive center.

Connected to RIU Palace Malidave by an 800-meter-long pier, lined with beautiful water bungalows, this 4* all-inclusive hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable dive vacation.

The sand and swimming are essential parts of any trip to the Maldives, so Hotel Riu Atoll provides a pool with swim-up bar and impressive views of the sea, and another pool for children. You can also head to the beach and relax in the sun lounger area or go diving to contemplate the underwater beauty of this island paradise.

Before and after dives you can refuel with authentic buffet breakfasts with live cooking stations and  à la carte dining at the Italian and steakhouse restaurants. If you like to savor an aperitif, you have the Lounge Bar and the Sports Bar, open 24 hours.

The relaxation that pervades the whole of the Maldives is completed by the spa, offering an extensive menu of treatments. There's also plenty of opportunities to dive, snorkel, kayak and paddleboard in the warm, transparent waters.


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How to get there


  • From Velana International Airport, it will take you one hour to reach the resort via a domestic flight and a short boat ride (additional cost, advance notice required). 
  • Check in time is 4 pm. 


  • Check out time is 11 noon. 
  • Following check out, you can return to the airport via boat and domestic flight (additional cost, advance notice required). 


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