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Manta Cruise

Year built / renovated
2006  / 2010
Cabins
9
Length / Width
32 m / 9 m
Internet
NO
Nitrox
YES ($)
Rental equip.
YES ($)

Highlights

  • The MY Manta Cruise liveaboard, Maldives is a luxury liveaboard catering 18 divers.
  • North & South Ari, South Male, Vaavu, North Male & the "wild south"
  • Explore amazing reefs and soft corals, drift dive kandus, feel the current in thilas
  • Manta cleaning stations, whale sharks, hammerheads, reef & guitar sharks
  • Enjoy the spectacular views from the front deck lounge area at the bow of the boat.
  • International, Thai, Italian, BBQ and local cuisine
  • Island tours
  • Dives from dhoni
  • Nitrox, rental equipment and dive courses available
  • Last day onboard until after lunch - no early check-out

Description

What you can expect

The Manta Cruise is a 33 metre monohull motor yacht operating Maldives Dive Safari Adventures with a choice of itineraries from the North to the Far South, ranging from 7 to 12 nights in duration. This liveaboard is chartered year round by Team Abyss who have their own cruise leader on board to add more expertise and organisation to the expedition. Ideal for a private charter, the Manta Cruise can tailor its itinerary to your group's needs. 

Manta Cruise was built in 2006 and has benefitted from continuous maintenance in order to always meet the comfort of its guests. The 7 Standard rooms - 2 with Double beds, 3 with 2 Single beds side by side and 1 with a Double bed and Single bed side by side. The Standard cabins have portholes and are on the lower deck. There are 2 spacious Suites with large ocean view windows on the Upper Deck.

All cabins have Air-conditioning and fans, private bathrooms with hot water showers and hand basins, bedding & towels provided, cabinet, bedside tables, reading lights & mirror, space for luggage, 24-hour, 220v electricity supply, 2-pin plugs - adaptors are available, Life Jackets. 

 All 18 guests can enjoy their meals in the covered outdoor Restaurant and relax on various areas on the Main and Upper decks. You can take it easy in the open-air Saloon and Dining area with well-stocked bar, soak up the rays on the 60m² Sundeck with sun loungers or relax in the novel Front Deck Lounge area at the bow of the boat, taking in the view of the atoll chain. There is also a  TV, DVD and music centre - Library with movies, magazines, novels, fish ID books and games - Internet (subject to location coverage). 

Our crew is carefully selected based on their experience.

We love our crew and we want you to love them also. They do a fantastic job to make your liveaboard holidays unforgettable! Our Captain is a perfectionist, our Chef’s motto is "you’re happy, I’m happy!" and we even have our Cocktail Master for our sunset drinks! It cannot be better.

DURING YOUR CRUISE ABOARD THE MANTA CRUISE, YOU WILL BE SERVED FROM A VARIED MENU INCLUDING BOTH INTERNATIONAL AND MALDIVIAN DISHES.

Meals on board the Manta Cruise safaris are served buffet-style and are inspired by Thai, Italian, BBQ and Sri Lankan recipes. Breakfast tends to be continental style with eggs and cereals. Lunch and dinner often feature grilled fish, chicken and salads. You can expect a range of fresh fruit and vegetables and meals served with delicious sauces and cooked with exotic spices. 

Main meals include pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in between. Snacks consist of biscuits, ice creams and bread/toast. Tea, coffee and drinking water are complimentary. Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits are available for purchase onboard. Special diets, including Halaal and vegetarian diets, are catered for with prior notice. Catering begins at guest check-in.

How to get there

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Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 20% is due 150 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 120 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 50% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Lower Deck Standard Twin/ Double Cabin #4

one double bed with extra single bed all with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Standard Double Cabin #2 & 6

Double Bed with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Standard Twin Cabin #1, 3, 5 & 7

Standard Rooms with twin bed all with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper Deck - Suite (Ocean View) #10 & 11

Cabin with double bed and seaview, private shower & toilet, hot water and air conditioning.

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  • Size:  18 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Other

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Snorkeling

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

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