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Komandoo Maldives Island Resort

Hotel category
4 Star
Rooms
65
Wellness/Spa
YES
Internet
FREE
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • Komandoo Maldives Island Resort offers luxury wooden villas with ocean views
  • White sand beaches, candlelight dinners, padded sun loungers
  • Visit the Maldives for incredible visibility and diverse marine life 
  • Organic Duniye Spa taking a natural, holistic approach
  • Mantas, sharks, turtles, many reef fish
  • Dive sites for experienced and novice divers alike 
  • Nearby 5.8 Undersea Restaurant at Hurawalhi Maldives
  • Six night stay minimum

Resort Description

Komandoo Maldives Island Resort is located within the beautiful Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives.

65 wooden villas have been designed to blend in with the island's white sand beaches, lush greenery and crystal blue lagoon. Take a 40 minute flight from Malé and you will discover this paradise island, complete with an outdoor pool, a gym, two bars, two restaurants, a world-renowned dive center and an organic spa. 

Villas feature tasteful decor, four-poster beds, private verandas and views of the Indian Ocean. In addition to the air-conditioning, ceiling fans, free WiFi and flat screen TVs included in all rooms, guests also have the opportunity to select villas complete with a jacuzzi or private stairs leading down to the lagoon. 

As the only resort on the island, the adults-only Komandoo Maldives Island Resort offers a good blend of privacy, luxury and immersion in nature.

The waters surrounding Lhaviyani Atoll offer biodiverse coral reefs and ample opportunities for drift diving. Look out for butterfly fish, angelfish, barracuda, lionfish, oriental sweetlips, white tip reef sharks and lagoon trigger fish. Sea turtles can grow up to 1.5m and it's not uncommon to see mantas.

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Explore diving around the Komandoo Maldives Island Resort

What to see

Amongst the caves and overhangs you’ll see different species of moray eel, nudibranchs, scorpionfish, and orange, nocturnal soldier fish with big, black eyes. They can be seen swimming upside down in the dark overhangs.

The soft corals are colorful, and some of the hard corals look like a French horn's bell. Expect reef sharks, turtles and rays, but the wet season is more favorable for manta sightings.

As with most of the Maldives – the variety of marine life in Lhaviyani will keep you busy. Add a shipwreck to your experience, and you might need a spare pencil to complete your dive logs.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Unique and abundant fish life on the house reef
  • Spot grey sharks or stingrays at a variety of easy to access dive sites
  • Visit the famous Kuredu Express
  • Swim with Manta Rays during the season
  • Take a scooter through countless underwater channels
  • Dive into Turtle Airport at Kuredu Caves 
  • State of the art facilities and service
  • Just a short walk from your villa
  • Nitrox at no additional charge

Description

Prodivers Komandoo was the ever second dive center on Lhaviyani Atoll and one of the first Prodivers centers to be opened in the Maldives.

The diverse and knowledgeable team offer a plethora of underwater activities and courses to suit all preferences and experience levels. Whether this means taking your first step into the underwater world, or pursuing new adventures that enhance your existing abilities and experiences, Prodivers Komandoo has you covered.

With daily trips and courses on demand, diving around Komandoo and the wider Lhaviyani Atoll offers the best of what the Maldives has to offer. Visit the protected house reef, full of diversity and colour, or take a giant stride into numerous drop offs or channels ideal for scooter diving.

Whether you are looking to visit a wreck, spot big fish, rays or turtles, or keep your eyes peeled for smaller creatures like nudibranchs or glass spotted shrimp, the unique ecosystem around Komandoo will not disappoint. 
 

DIVING SERVICES

Courses

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Rebreather Course
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Underwater Propulsion Vehicle
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)
  • Filling Station
  • Rebreather Friendly

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Beach Front
  • Housereef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center
  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Ping Pong
  • Beach Volleyball

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte Menu
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness

  • Fitness Center
  • Spa Facility
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Uk (3 Pin) Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Games
  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)

How to get there

Arrival

  • Having arrived in Male Airport, you will be directed to the Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) check in counter to begin the final leg of your journey
  • Drop off your baggage and hop into an air conditioned mini bus that will deliver you to the nearby TMA Terminal
  • TMA are the most established air transfer operator in the Maldives, managing a fleet of 44 Twin Otters.
  • The journey will last around 40 minutes
  • Snap a few shots of the extensive coral reefs as you start your descend to Komandoo Maldives Island Resort

Departure

  • Once you have checked out at reception, resort staff will be on hand to assist you with your baggage
  • A shared TMA flight will depart from the island's pier to deliver you to the TMA Terminal
  • A vehicle will be waiting to transfer you the short distance between the TMA Terminal and Male International Airport

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