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Soleil II

Cabins
14
Length / Width
44 m / 12 m
Year built
2015 
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Built in the Maldives in 2015 a perfect design for cruising the Maldives atolls
  • Classic central atolls and less explored Northern and Southern Atolls
  • Hammerheads, manta cleaning stations, whale sharks and macro marine life
  • Two spacious dining areas, indoor and on the top deck with open air covered seating
  • Large sun deck for relaxing in between dives or enjoying the sunset views.
  • Diving  from 2 diving dhoni, fully equipped with compressors and dive gear storage
  • Non divers & snorkellers welcome
  • Island excursions and a beach BBQ 
  • Free internet
  • Nitrox, dive courses and rental equipment available

Description

Dune Soleil 2  is a perfect vessel with State-of-the-art equipment onboard for cruising the Indian Ocean and the Maldivian Atolls

Soleil II Offers large spaces dedicated to the comfort of its guests. Different places are especially dedicated to share time between Guests and Guides after each amazing underwater experience.

Dune has 20 years experience organizing diving and underwater activities in Maldives. Our Guides know the best diving spots and all the Maldives secrets to experience the best diving in this paradise. They will be pleased to show you this wonderful Underwater World. The Dune experience and the high quality of DUNE Soleil 2 are the perfect balance to enjoy the Maldives.

What you can expect

Operated by Dunethe incredibly sleek, stylish and attractive MV Soleil II would look equally at home amongst the jet-setters in the harbour at Monte Carlo. However, she is making a name for herself as one of the premier safari vessels cruising the different itineraries around the Maldivian Atolls.

The Maldives have long been on the bucket list of aspiring Divers. A group of hundreds of islands and atolls in the Indian Ocean, the azure blue waters are home to some stunning marine life. Brightly coloured reef fish such as Sweetlips and Snapper circulate the coral outcrops. Giant Moray Eels, Turtle, and Shrimps make the coral bommies their homes. And, alternatively, if you’re hoping for an encounter with larger pelagic animals such as Sharks, Manta or Eagle Ray or, sometimes, a giant of the ocean such as the Whale Shark – the Maldives’ Reefs may serve up that opportunity. You’re sure to have fantastic dive holiday to remember.

Built in 2015 specifically for the task of being an ultimate diving safari vessel, the Soleil II is an imposing 44m long. This puts her in the same size-class as Blue Force One and Scubaspa Ying. Soleil 2 has a fuel capacity of a mammoth 8 tonnes and all the latest safety and emergency equipment to deal with any eventuality.

Soleil 2 has 14 cabins and is home to up to 28 guests. The Standard Cabin – large and comfortable, this Twin or Double cabin can be found on the Lower Deck. It has en-suite bathroom facilties and is air-conditioned. The Balcony Cabin – located on the Upper Deck and with a private balcony, this option also has all the great facilities of the Standard Cabin. The Master Cabin – the ultimate in luxury, this cabin is a large Suite located on the Main Deck with a double bed. Every cabin has private bathroom facilties with hot and cold running water.

The spacious Soleil 2 has roomy communal areas where you may socialise with fellow guests. There is a Living Room/Salon/Lounge complete with a film projector, Hi-Fi, DVD player and storage space.

There are two Dining Areas. Either dine inside in the comfortable air-conditioned dining area. Or, alternatively, dine outside and take in the amazing vista. The Chef provides tasty buffet meals each meal time in a combination of Local and International flavours. There are also snacks available all day.

There is a large Sun-Deck complete with Jacuzzi. And, for Non-Divers or those wishing to explore, there are Island visits and beach BBQs on offer.

There are ample charge points for Photographers and for those wishing to charge their technological devices. There is even Wi-Fi in some areas should you wish to tweet your adventure! And the professional crew will always do their utmost to oblige any other logistical requests you may have.

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  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% is due 84 days prior to arrival
  • 20% (balance) is due 54 days prior to arrival

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Upper Deck Twin Cabin with Balcony

Balcony Cabin – located on the upper deck and with a private balcony, this option also has all the great facilities of the standard cabin. - en-suite private bathroom and air conditioning.

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  • Size:  15 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main deck - master twin/double cabin

Master Cabin – the ultimate in luxury, this cabin is a large suite located on the main deck with double or twin bed (2 single beds or King bed). All cabins are fully air-conditioned with it’s own individual control and en-suite with latest new designed fixtures running hot & cold water throughout the trip.

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  • Size:  25 m²
  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck Large Double/Twn cabin

Double or Twin. Every cabin has private bathroom facilities with hot and cold running water and air conditioning.

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck - twin Cabin

Standard Cabin – large and comfortable, this twin or double cabin can be found on the lower deck. It has en-suite bathroom facilities and is air-conditioned.

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  • Size:  11 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) 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
  • Italian

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Snorkeling

Payments

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

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

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