Travel Trade Journal
Witness the wonders of the marine world
Home to some of the best beaches in the world, the Maldives offers an assortment of unrivalled luxury, white sandy beaches, and a supreme underwater world, making it the perfect choice for a trip of a lifetime. Both The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah and The Residence Maldives at Falhumaafushi define many people and the idea of balmy perfection: blissful blue lagoons, coral reefs, and seclusion, offering privacy like no other.
Surrounded by a beautiful, untouched reef and set on one of the deepest and untouched atolls, with more than 250 species of coral and 1,200 species of marine life, both Falhumaafushi and Dhigurah are must-visit resorts for keen snorkellers and divers. The waters are home to hard and soft corals, sponges, sea fans, triggerfish, parrot fish, fusiliers, tunas, turtles, and barracudas. There is also an array of sharks including grey reef sharks, white and black tip reef sharks, nurse sharks, leopard sharks, eagle rays, and sting rays.
Offering some of the best and most remote diving spots in the world, the resorts have their own PADI 5-Star Dive Centre, and are surrounded by exceptional dive sites. With some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world, the clear waters of Maldives are a magnet for anyone with an interest in marine life. The Residence Maldives offers a variety of sea-borne experiences, suited to those who love life inside and out the water. From sunset dolphin cruises and scuba diving experiences to big game fishing and local island excursions, the beautiful island offers it all.
The team can also accommodate a number of different diving levels and provide all the tools for those who want to secure an official qualification. From Discover Scuba Diving to Dive Master, the team offers a variety of specialties. What’s more, it is suitable to dive all year around at The Residence Maldives with the water temperatures around 2830°C. There is also the option to explore the underwater beauty in the house reef, or journey by dhoni, a traditional Maldivian boat, to several amazing dive sites within a one-hour radius.