The Maldives - cabin cruise

Discover the Maldives on a cabin cruise

Short sailings alternate with dreamy stopovers: visits to fishing villages with pretty white and green houses, snorkelling, sea kayaking, tasting of local products in typical cafés, swimming in the lagoon. Departing from Male, your cabin cruise in the Maldives will take you to the atolls of South Male and Ari.

Do you dream of an ideal island, a sunny and peaceful Eden? In the Maldives, you will be served...Dust of islets lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean, about 720 km southwest of Sri Lanka, the archipelago has nineteen large atolls - a word, derived from the Maldivian language, which refers to an annular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.

 

Itinerary in the Maldives

Here are the details of the route taken by your sailboat and its crew :

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Day 1 - Hulhumale Lagoon – Eyboodhoo Lagoon (South Male' Atoll) – 2h

Embarkation at Hulhumale Lagoon at 2pm. (compulsory transfer from Male International Airport). Installation in the cabins and lunch served on board. At 4pm, sail to Eyboodhoo Lagoon (South Male' Atoll), a superb site for snorkelling where you may have the chance to see some of the most beautiful and beautiful beaches in the world. manta rays.

Dinner and night at anchor in the lagoon.

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Day 2 -  Eyboodhoo lagoon – Sexy beach Sand Bank (South Male’ Atoll) – Bodu Kaashi Huraa (South Ari Atoll) - 5h30

Breakfast then heading to Sand Bank (1hr navigation) where you will discover paradise on earth, a beautiful tongue of talcum-white sand lying on the ocean. Lunch will be served at sea during a 4h30 navigation to Ari Atoll. Anchorage in front of Bodu Kaashi Huraa, a small deserted island with a splendid seabed.

Night at anchor in Bodu Kaashi Huraa.

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Day 3 - Bodu Kaashi Huraa - Meerufenfushi - Dhiggiri (South Ari Atoll) - 2h30

After breakfast, sail to Meerufenfushi (1h), one of the most beautiful islands of the Maldives sheltered by a superb lagoon, a heavenly beach where beautiful palm trees provide a welcome protective shade. During lunch, your catamaran will take you to Dhigghiri, a private island.

Walking on the beach you can admire beautiful shells and elegant sea birds. You can also enjoy nautical activities: kayaking, snorkeling, etc...

Buffet on the beach and night at anchor.

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Day 4 - Dhiggiri – Alikoi Rah Sand Bank – Raiy Dhiggaa (Ari Atoll) – 2h30

After breakfast, head to Alikoi Rah Sand Bank (30 min of navigation), superb fine sandbank.with rich and splendid seabed. You will be able to take advantage of the nautical activities: swimming, kayaking, snorkelling... . Lunch will be served to you at sea during a 2h navigation to Raiy Dhiggaa, a private island on which you will be able to collect some magnificent shells and swim in turquoise water.

Dinner and overnight at anchor.

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Day 5 - Raiy Dhiggaa – Sand Bank (proche du Ranveli Resort) – Daghetti (Ari Atoll) – 03h30

After breakfast, sailing for about 1h30 to Sand Bank near Ranveli Resort where scuba diving lovers can indulge their passion at the hotel's diving center. While the other passengers will discover the lagoon by snorkeling or kayaking. Departure in the evening for the island of Daghetti (30 mn) which shelters a charming village out of time. Possibility of shopping, numerous boutiques.

Don't miss a tour of a superb banyan tree several hundred years old, the pride of the inhabitants, with its impressive dimensions.

Dinner and overnight at anchor.

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Day 6 - Daghetti – Manta Sand Bank - Guraidhoo (South Male' Atoll) - 5h

At breakfast time, you will weigh anchor for a 4-hour crossing towards South Male atoll. You will arrive on a beautiful sandbank where you can relax in peace and quiet. For the lucky ones, ready to jump into the water, adorned with flippers, mask and snorkel, you will be able to admire the elegant Manta rays. Your catamaran will then set sail for Guraidhoo (1hrs. of navigation) where many souvenir shops will be waiting for you.

Dinner and overnight at anchorage in Guraidhoo.

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Day 7 -  Guraidhoo - Maadhoo Finolhu– Hulhumale’ Lagoon 4h

After breakfast, your catamaran will set sail for Maadhoo Finolhu, where you can indulge in snorkeling and lounging.

Buffet lunch on the beach then, at 2pm sailing towards Hulhumale Lagoon where you will arrive around 5pm.

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Day 8 -  Hulhumale

Disembarkation of the boat at 6:45 a.m.

NB : Itinerary subject to change without notice, depending on weather conditions and/or technical reasons. The sailing times indicated above are based on an average cruising speed of 6 knots. They may vary according to sea state, wind speed and weather conditions. Our partner reserves the right to allocate another type of catamaran to this cruise, offering the same level of comfort and service.

Itinerary 8 days from Male.

  • Hulhumale Lagoon, South Male’ Atoll, South Ari Atoll, Meerufenfushi, Dhiggiri, Raiy Dhiggaa, Daghetti, South Male' Atoll, Hulhumale’ Lagoon.

Weather

Warm and tropical (between 25 and 33°C and high humidity). Nights are only slightly cooler and the water temperature varies between 27 and 29°C. The best season is from mid-December to April. The northeast monsoon blows then and there is almost no rain, the sea is calm and the underwater visibility is excellent. 


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