Best time to go on a Maldives Diving Trip

Are you longing to get away for a vacation this summer? Look no further! The Maldives is all about the sun, the beach and all the fun that the outdoors has to offer! The Maldives offers many exhilarating and thrilling experiences to all its visitors! A Maldives diving trip is an essential experience to reignite the adventure-lover within you! The best time to dive in the Maldives is from January to April. During this time there is a very good visibility and excellent sea conditions allowing for some great diving adventures!

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A diving trip to Maldives is quite the affair, we at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives and Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives are ready to redefine your diving experience for you! We will curate the perfect diving experience according to all your preferences. The best news? All our properties are situated in close proximity to some great dive sites.

Kani Beyru and Lankan Reef

The famous and much sought-after diving spots Kani Beyru and the Lankan Reef are situated in close proximity to Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives. Kani Beyru is renowned for the density of sharks and turtles in the area and is most definitely a diver’s paradise! Be amazed by the various types of sharks and turtles that will swim beside and past you. The Lankan Reef is also known as Lanka Manta point owing to the Manta Ray spottings in the area. Even though Manta rays are the main reason divers come to Lanka Manta Point, you can also encounter whitetip sharks, lobsters and humphead wrasses. It is definitely a must-visit for all divers out there!

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Ellaidhoo House Reef, Fish Head and Kunaa Gaa

Our guests at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon have the privilege of a diving spot right at their doorstep as the property offers an excellent house reef. The vivid coral reefs and warm azure waters will make you want to stay until your tank runs out! Also situated in close proximity to Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon is the Fish Head diving spot and Kunaa Gaa. The strong current and position of Fish Head and Kunaa Gaa makes the dives there spectacular. At the Fish Head point, there are lots of caves on the sides with a great variety of marine life such as reef sharks, snappers, tuna and jack fishes hiding in them.

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Kunaa Gaa’s warm and fresh water which is crystal clear allows for a great dive for anyone trying! Be mesmerized by the various fish and other marine life making their home at Kunaa Gaa, you will never regret it!

Raiyvilla Wreck, Gaathu Giri and Egga

Raiyvilla Wreck, Gaathu Giri and Egga are famous diving spots located in close proximity to our property, Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives. We encourage all our guests to go on that diving adventure to explore the life below the surface! We assure you it is an experience that will never be forgotten, and the memories created will be unmatchable to any other.


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The Raiywilla Wreck is a famous shipwreck site and homes multiple aquatic ecosystems. All you have to do is put on some diving gear or snorkels and jump into the water to experience a submerged shipwreck and vibrantly coloured shoals of fish swimming all around you.

Gaathu Giri is another must visit diving spot while you’re staying at Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives. This area is known for the corals which are bursting in colour and the marine life it holds. The Octopuses in the area is one of the main attractions of Gaathu Giri, so do look out for these tentacle-y beauties!


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The Egga diving spot is also a main attraction whilst staying at Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives. It is very famous among both seasoned and amateur divers. If you’re out to catch a glimpse of the majestic sharks in and around the waters of the Maldives, Egga is the place to be! Spot some of the sharks around the area, and if you’re lucky they might even just swim past you! So do make sure you visit Egga while you’re in the Maldives.

You don’t have to be a licensed diver to take part in our diving adventures. However, we strongly recommend that you obtain a PADI Diving Certification prior to diving. This can be organized by us at Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts in the Maldives! We can arrange every little thing for you including your diving gear and underwater cameras, although you’re most welcome to bring along your own gear and other diving equipment.


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Book your diving trip to Maldives and make sure you stay with us, we will ensure you have the best diving experience, plush and luxurious lodging as well as the most luscious food experience you can imagine!

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