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Carpe Diem Maldives

Carpe Diem providing diving trips since 2008 in Maldives.

Boat Interior

Carpe Diem Maldives provides a highly trained and dedicated staff to ensure the ultimate diving holiday. The boat can accommodate 20 persons. It offers 6 Standard Cabins on lower deck, 2 Double Cabins on a main deck,1 Deluxe cabin and 1 Suite on upper deck. Rooms are lights and spacious and bring you comfort that you expect from the trip.

There are some areas for relaxing. The salon and lounge area are equipped with a flat screen TV and entertainment system. Also many comfortable sitting places and coaches on other boat’s decks. Maldivian clear blue waters, what can be better than enjoy the gorgeous view on the sun deck.

Dive Deck

Carpe Diem dive deck equipped with  nitrox filling on board. To get to the dive sites boat has a dhoni and a small speedboat. Rent of Scuba Pro dive gear is available on board of Carpe Diem.

Safety

Carpe Diem crew team cares about the highest level of safety on board. All necessary facilities is provided. Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, life jackets, emergency alarm.

Itinerary

Carpe Diem itineraries include the best dive sites of Maldives. During some special trips , you will visit deep Nort and South Atolls, Central Atolls as well.  Dive spots and lagoons where mantas can be often meet will be visited while you are on a board of Carpe Diem. They will be flying around you like giant birds with their giant wings. Baa and Lhaviyani represented by thousands of coral reefs and a variety of fish. Don’t miss a chance to dive with whale sharks in crystal waters of Maldives.

When to Go

Time from November to May is the best to visit Maldives, although mantas, sharks can be met here through the year.

With Carpe Diem Liveaboard diving vacation can be awesome. You will get a comfort and many interesting dives with marvelous creatures of Maldives critters like mantas and sharks.

RATES AND DATES

17 - 24 MarNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 2065USD
24 - 31 MarNorth Male - South Ari - Meemu - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 2065USD
21 - 28 AprNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 2065USD
5 - 15 May North Male - Ari - (Thaa) - Meemu - Vaavu - South Male, 10N11D, Male-MaleFrom 2370USD
15 - 25 AugNORTH MALE - LHAVIYANI - NOONU - RAA - BAA - ARI - VAAVU - SOUTH MALE, 10N11D, Male-MaleFrom 2370USD
25 Aug - 1 SepNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
22 - 29 SepNorth Male - Rasdhoo - Ari - South Male, Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
06 - 13 OctNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
13 - 20 OctNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
20 - 27 Oct North Male - South Male - Vaavu - Ari - Rasdhoo - Baa - Raa - Baa, 7N8D, Male-Dharavandhoo, Domestic flight DRV/MLE of 150 USD p/p requiredFrom 1665USD
27 Oct - 3 Nov Baa - Raa- Baa - Rasdhoo - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, Dharavandhoo-Male, Domestic flight MLE/DRV of 150 USD p/p required
From 2065USD
24 Nov - 1 DecNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 2065USD
01 - 08 DecNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 2065USD
08 - 15 DecNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
15 - 22 DecNorth Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8D, Male-MaleFrom 1665USD
22 Dec - 02 Jan 2019North Male - Lhaviyani - Noonu - Shaviyani - Raa - Baa - Rasdhoo - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 11N12DFrom 2607USD
02 Jan - 12 Jan 2019NORTH MALE - LHAVIYANI - NOONU - RAA - BAA - ARI - VAAVU - SOUTH MALE, 10N11D, Male-MaleFrom 2370USD
12 - 19 Jan 2019North Male - Ari - Vaavu - South Male, 7N8DFrom 2065USD

Rate Included

  • Accommodation in air conditioned cabins with 70x60cm windows (in Suite, Deluxe and High Standard) or 20x15cm portholes (in Standard), ensuite shower (with hot water) toilet, toiletries, towels and beach towels.
  • Air-conditioning in all enclosed areas.
  • Full board meals, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Snacks
  • Drinking water + drinking bottle with logo
  • Tea and coffee (instant) available 24h.
  • DVD library and Books Library.
  • 3 guided dives per day (depending on your arrival time in Malé, weather conditions and 24-hours no diving before fly safety rule) including one night dive. The day before departure a maximum of 2 dives will be offered.
  • Tanks: 11.5 and 13.5 lt Aluminium DIN/INT, weights and weight belts
  • Professional English speaking dive guides. Guides to Divers max Ratio 1:8
  • Snorkelling equipment for non-divers.
  • BBQ on a deserted island
  • Island hopping
  • Airport Transfer, Meet and Assist.
  • GST (12% ) (Rates will be adjusted in case GST were to change)

Rate Excluded

  • Green Tax (6$ per person, per night)
  • Diving equipment renting
  • GST on all services sold on board
  • All what specified under Carpe Diem S Holiday Activities & Services on board
  • Crew gratuities. We suggest 75 to 100 USD per client on a 7 night trip
  • Alcoholic drinks and soft drinks

Carpe Diem Activities and Services

  • Scuba diving equipment rental
  • Scuba diving Nitrox tanks
  • Scuba dive insurance DAN. (Available on board for 15 euros p/p for 7 nights)
  • School of Diving courses
  • Scuba Discovering Experience (PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience)

ITINERARY (SAMPLE)

Classical Route (example).

North Male – Rasdhoo – Ari – Vaavu – South Male, 7N8D

Saturday: Male. Guests board vessel around 1 pm or 3 pm;  welcome briefing, documents; check out dive.

Sunday: North Male 1 dive; Rasdhoo 2 dives. Approximately 3 hr crossing from North Male to Rasdhoo. Nights spent anchored.

Monday-Tuesday: Ari, 3 dives. Night anchored

Wednesday: Ari, 2 dives and cross to Vaavu for night dive.

Thursday: Vaavu, 2 dives and cross to South Male 1 dive.

Friday: South Male 2 dives maximum depending on guest flight schedules and the 24 hour requirement before flying and return to Male.

Saturday: Depart the vessel latest by 8 am. Due to the necessity of readying the vessel for our next cruise, we must strictly enforce this early departure.

* Local island visit, snorkeling, night fishing will be organized within the week between the dive schedule and destination.
* Subject to change in weather conditions.

Contact us for more details

CABINS

Standard Cabin

  • Max occupancy: 2 people
  • Number of cabins: 6
  • Bedding: Twin (2 Single)
  • Deck: lower deck
  • A/C: A/C with control in room

A total of 6 standard cabins are located on the cabin deck below the main deck. 4of these standard cabins (SALSA, SCUBA, SKI and SURF) are very spacious having two single beds which can be converted into a king size double bed.
The 2other standard cabins (SMILE, SNORKEL) each have a single bed and bunk bed and can only take twin sharing occupancy. All standard cabins have portholes.

Double Cabin

  • Max Occupancy: 2 people
  • Number of cabins: 2
  • Bedding: Double
  • Deck: main deck
  • A/C: A/C with control in room

The Carpe Diem has two double main deck cabins, SEA and SAND, which are a little smaller than the deluxe cabin on the upper deck and located on the main deck with queen size double beds and TV plus HD players. These cabins are
also sold for single occupancy.

Deluxe Cabin

  • Max Occupancy: 2 people
  • Number of cabins: 1
  • Bedding: Double
  • Deck: upper deck
  • A/C: A/C with control in room

Opposite the suite on the upper deck is another big cabin, the STAR cabin, with a queen size double bed, fl at screen TV plus HD player and 3windows overlooking Maldives blue waters.

Suite

  • Max Occupancy: 2 people
  • Number of cabins: 1
  • Bedding: Double
  • Deck: upper deck
  • A/C: A/C with control in room

The very spacious suite, the SUN cabin, with over 17sqm in size is located at the upper deck. The suite has a king size bed, a wide flat screen TV plus HD player and an ample closet plus storage space. The 5windows give a beautiful view to the sea.

AMENITIES

Onboard Facilities

  • Nitrox available
  • Laundry Service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Leasure Deck
  • Indoor saloon
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Sun Deck

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Snacks All Day

Cabin Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite Cabins
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Warm Water Showers

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