The 22 atolls of the Republic of Maldives cover over 850 km in the Indian Ocean to the south-west of India and Sri Lanka. Around 1200 islands, of which only 200 are inhabited, form a unique landscape for the sun and sea loving tourist. Since 1972 approximately 100 islands have been transformed into hotel resorts and around 150 live aboards are cruising in the Maldivian Atolls.

There are many places in the world worth visiting for their diving possibilities. However, trying to define the ultimate place to dive is almost impossible as opinions differ for many objective, as well as subjective, reasons. Still, the Maldives are known worldwide as one of the best places for diving. In relation to other tropical destinations it is especially known for the quantity as well as the variety of aquatic life. The geographical position and topographical structure create a rich ecosystem that is absolutely unique.



Curious to dive with us in Maldives ?

Just buy a ticket and fly to us? This is not the best way to organize your trip to Maldives. Tourism in Maldives developed in such a way that it is often more economical to purchase your holiday package from a tour operator. A list with links of tour operators will be published also in the near future.

Divers say

Ann and I have completed 265 dives with the team at Delphis Diving, Paradise Island and we think the following describes the fantastic holidays we spent with them : D- Delightful, diligent and knowledgeable staff, E - Excellent dive sites, corals and fish, L - Long established, extremely experienced and safety conscious, P - People who care that you have lots of fun, but in safety, H- Helpf...


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