WHALESHARKS AND MANTAS

At Planet Dive Holidays we work with a number of partners that can guarantee an amazing manta ray or whale shark experience. Explore marine parks, manta feeding stations and unspoilt islands in search of an old-of-this-world diving experience. 

The team of travel experts at Planet Dive know where to go and when to make your whale shark and manta ray dreams a reality and if it is this type of diving experience you are after then you have come to the right place.

On your diving holiday with Planet you can also expect world class accommodation, whether on a livaboard or at a landbased resort, delicious cuisine, a host of aditional activities and all round great diving with an amazing array of sea life!

BEST DESTINATION FOR ‘WHALESHARKS AND MANTAS’

TOP WHALESHARKS AND MANTAS HOTELS

Baja California, Mexico
  • (4 Star)

La Concha Beach Resort

Situated right in front of the Sea of Cortez
from

£ 1,795

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
30% Hotel Discount
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Alam Anda Resort

Prime location affords divers access to the Liberty Wreck at Tulamben
from

£ 895

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Bali Hyatt

Exquisite timeless resort set in the stunning area of Sanur
from

£ 1,175

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (5 Star)

Matahari Beach Resort

Stunning beachfront resort with an on-site diving centre
from

£ 1,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Puri Bagus Candidasa

Stunning resort with an on site dive centre
from

£ 890

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Puri Bagus Lovina

Resort offers an amazing on site dive centre
from

£ 1,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (5 Star)

Regent Bali

Stunning luxury situated in the exclusive Sanur District
from

£ 1,175

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Sanur Beach

Located centrally on Sanur Beach
from

£ 1,050

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
30% Hotel Discount
Bali, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Siddhartha Dive Resort

Access to an impressive house reef
from

£ 940

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
  • (5 Star)

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort ...

Offering the ultimate in exclusivity and privacy in a remote tropical location
from

£ 3,425

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
  • (5 Star)

Azura Quilalea

A hidden gem with a relaxed and understated ‘Robinson Crusoe’ castaway style
from

£ 3,425

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
  • (4 Star)

Nuarro Lodge

An eco-friendly lodge in a protected area with diving directly from the beach
from

£ 3,250

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
  • (4 Star)

Pemba Beach Hotel

Located in the village which is the gateway to the romantic Quirimbas Archipelago on the northern coastline of Mozambique
from

£ 1,795

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Galapagos Islands, Galapagos
  • (4 Star)

Finch Bay Eco Hotel

The only beach front hotel on the island
from

£ 1,980

£ 2,390

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Galapagos Islands, Galapagos
    ( Star)

Silberstein

from

£ 1,400

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia
  • (3 Star)

Blue Marlin Bungalows

Fantastic on-site dive centre with pool
from

£ 1,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Hotel Vila Ombak

First class accommodation with the natural beauty of a small exotic tropical island
from

£ 1,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Kelapa Luxury Villas

Perfect location chosen for its total peace and tranquility
from

£ 1,425

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Ombak Sunset

Situated on the quiet western side of the island
from

£ 1,650

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Gili Islands and Lombok, Indonesia
  • (5 Star)

The Oberoi Lombok

Hidden away on the secluded northwest coast of Lombok
from

£ 2,250

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Inhambane, Mozambique
  • (5 Star)

Anantara Bazaruto Resort & Spa

Offering a high standard of accommodation and a superb location
from

£ 3,570

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Inhambane, Mozambique
  • (5 Star)

Azura Benguerra

Luxury villas nestled along one of the last undiscovered stretches of beach in the world
from

£ 4,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Inhambane, Mozambique
  • (3 Star)

Casa Rex

Located in the village, overlooking the outstanding bay and offering comfortable accommodation
from

£ 1,465

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Mahe, Seychelles
  • (5 Star)

Four Seasons

Romantic accommodation on the beach
from

£ 2,975

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Mahe, Seychelles
  • (4 Star)

H Resort Beau Vallon Beach

A beautiful and blissful retreat with stunning seascapes
from

£ 1,895

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
30% Hotel Discount
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Amari Havodda Maldives

Surrounded by a fantastic house reef
from

£ 1,900

£ 2,750

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Amilla Fushi

The ultimate luxury experience with a range of complimentary inclusions
from

£ 7,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Free Nights
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Anantara Dhigu, Veli And Naladhu

A string of three glorious Maldives resorts - stay at one and use the facilities of all three!
from

£ 2,440

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
30% Hotel Discount
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Anantara Kihavah

On the doorstep of Hanifaru Bay - a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve with some of the most treasured reefs
from

£ 6,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Angsana Resort Velavaru

All villas have direct access to the beach or into the water
from

£ 1,838

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Bandos Resort

A great budget option, close to Male
from

£ 1,037

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Baros

One of the most romantic resorts in the Maldives Islands - the perfect honeymoon getaway
from

£ 3,900

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Cocoa Island

An understated luxury experience
from

£ 3,250

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Complementary Sea Plane Transfers
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Cocoon Maldives

Offering luxurious hospitality and unbridled pampering at affordable rates
from

£ 2,900

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (3 Star)

Filitheyo Island Resort

Filitheyo is the only island resort in Faafu Atoll so you have the dive sites to yourself
from

£ 1,609

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Finolhu

Based at Hanifaru Bay, one of the world's best locations for diving with manta rays
from

£ 3,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa

Offering a relaxing spa, yoga, surfing and diving experince
from

£ 2,775

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Kandooma Resort

An affordable family option with a great kids club, mini snorkelling and a host of activities
from

£ 1,691

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Lux South Ari Atoll

The ultimate resort for a Maldives honeymoon
from

£ 1,795

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Medhufushi Island Resort

Great value for money with first class accommodation
from

£ 1,563

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Milaidhoo

A boutique luxury resort in the Baa Atoll UNESCO biosphere reserve, close to Hanifaru Bay
from

£ 5,800

£ 9,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Oblu By Atmosphere At Helengeli

Exotic house reef with resident silver-tipped sharks, lobsters and giant sea turtles
from

£ 2,500

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort

Outstanding cuisine and luxurious accommodation with no expense spared
from

£ 1,495

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

One&only Reethi Rah

An unrivalled level of style, choice and personalised exploration
from

£ 3,295

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Ozen By Atmosphere

The first luxury all-inclusive resort in the Maldives offering the ultimate hassle-free beach holiday in the Maldives
from

£ 5,500

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Shangri-la's Villingili Resort A...

A big diving attraction is the wreck of the British Loyalty
from

£ 2,959

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Six Senses Laamu

One of the best spa hotels in the Maldives
from

£ 2,695

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

Soneva Fushi Resort

A Robinson Crusoe style idyll with its remoteness, central to its charm
from

£ 3,195

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
20% Hotel Discount
Maldives, Maldives
  • (5 Star)

St Regis Vommuli Resort

Extraordinary luxury on a tranquil island
from

£ 3,595

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Maldives, Maldives
  • (4 Star)

Vilamendhoo Island Resort

Offering a stunning family plan option that makes for a more affordable holiday
from

£ 1,690

£ 2,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
  • (5 Star)

Batu Karang Resort & Spa

Set on the cliffs overlooking Batu Karang beach
from

£ 1,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Hai Tide Beach Resort

Situated right on the beach in Mushroom Bay
from

£ 1,500

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Lembongan Beach Club & Resort

Perfectly situated on the main Jungut Batu beach
from

£ 900

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
  • (3 Star)

Two Fish Divers Nusa Lembongan

Awesome dive centre on-site with boat that takes you out to the local spots
from

£ 1,000

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Papua and Raja Ampat, Indonesia
  • (3 Star)

Kri Eco Resort

Resort is made of locally sourced and low-impact materials
from

£ 1,945

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Papua and Raja Ampat, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Misool Eco Resort

Stunning eco resort on private island
from

£ 2,700

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Papua and Raja Ampat, Indonesia
  • (4 Star)

Sorido Bay Resort

Western style comforts in a traditional Papuan setting
from

£ 2,680

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Pico), Portugal
  • (4 Star)

Baia Da Barca

Private entrance apartments hidden away in a quiet bay
from

£ 750

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Pico), Portugal
  • (3 Star)

Hotel Caravelas

A few yards from the dive centre in Pico
from

£ 750

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Sao Miguel), Portugal
  • (4 Star)

Hotel Bahia Palace

Surrounded by hills and the sea
from

£ 600

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Sao Miguel), Portugal
  • (4 Star)

Hotel Caloura

A beautiful sea front property set against a backdrop of charming fields and vineyards
from

£ 745

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Sao Miguel), Portugal
  • (4 Star)

Hotel Marina Atlantico

Located in the heart of Ponta Delgada, facing the marina
from

£ 680

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
The Azores (Sao Miguel), Portugal
  • (3 Star)

San Miguel Park Hotel

Good comfortable large sized rooms that are ideal for families
from

£ 890

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Truk, Micronesia
  • (3 Star)

Blue Lagoon Dive Resort

Breathtaking view of the world famous Truk Lagoon
from

£ 2,200

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Truk, Micronesia
  • (2 Star)

Truk Stop Hotel

Fantastic views over the Lagoon
from

£ 2,099

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS
Yap, Micronesia
  • (3 Star)

Manta Ray Bay Resort

Full-service dive resort designed by divers
from

£ 2,749

Includes Flight & Transfers
DETAILS