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The three best luxury dive destinations for 2018

Here at Planet Dive Holidays our team has seen it all. We’ve travelled to the best dive hotels, explored remote beaches and left our footprints on many a sandy beach, we’ve swum alongside turtles, manta rays, sharks and whalesharks. We’ve even seen a rare and elusive mermaid (or dugong as they are more commonly known). […]

Top luxury island resorts in Mozambique

Mozambique is fast becoming a world-class luxury diving destination. Stunning luxury island resorts set on remote, untouched islands and surrounded by rich coral reefs are perfect for those looking for a true adventure. Here are just a few of our favourite luxury island resorts in Mozambique:  Northern Mozambique Azura Quilalea The Azura Quilalea Island has […]

Cocoon Maldives wins the Leading Designer Hotel

The luxurious Cocoon Maldives dive resort has just been named as South Asia’s Leading Designer Hotel by the  South Asian Travel Award. This award comes as no surprise to anyone who has ever visited this stunning resort with it’s shimmering azure lagoon, lush green vegetation and crystal-white sand beaches.   The South Asia Travel awards […]

New luxury Maldives dive resort opening in June 2018

One of the top award-winning Maldives liveaboard fleets has just announced that they will be opening a stunning and unique resort and spa on a private island in the Raa Atoll. This resort will be adding to the existing three high-end liveaboard cruise vessels and is scheduled to open June 2018.  The resort will emphasise an […]

A luxury diving experience in Northern Mozambique

Planet Dive founder, Marcus Bull, was lucky enough to recently join a three day trip to northern Mozambique to take in the ultimate luxury at the dive resort of Azura Quilalea. After spending time with South African six-time freedive record holder and ocean conservationist, Hanli Pinsloo, acclaimed underwater photographer and oceanographer Fiona Ayerst, as well […]

Dive with a purpose in the Maldives

Following the success of the last Rescue a Reef initiative, the  US-based research organization Coral Reef CPR and the incredible Carpe Diem Maldives liveaboard has announced that it will be continuing with a programme to involve leisure divers with the chance to get involved with a worthy cause that will help protect the natural beauty of […]

The best Maldives atolls for diving

Cruising the Maldives on a liveaboard might just be the best way to get the most out of your holiday. Diving from a liveaboard offers the chance to have a different amazing Maldivian diving experience every day. The Maldives’ crystal clear waters are home an abundance of marine life such as mantas, whale sharks, and […]

Top things to see when diving in Mauritius

Mauritius, with its 330km of coastline, offers an exclusive diving experience on an island paradise. The island has a variety of diving experiences including stunning coral reefs, wrecks, caverns, and of course, amazing marine life. Diving is done all around the island and the waters around Mauritius are home to more than 430 different marine […]

Perfect luxury dive holidays at Cocoon Maldives Resort

Planet Dive Holidays has been all over the Maldives to find the best of the best when it comes to luxury dive resorts. One of our favourite resorts is the timeless and exquisite Cocoon Maldives Resort. This incredible resort has so much to offer divers looking for that perfect dive holiday! Where in the world? […]

Top 5 dive spots in the Maldives

The Maldives is well known for its incredible diving and with over a thousand individual islands with surrounding reefs it’s no wonder that this is a diver’s paradise. Choosing where to go in the Maldives is the trickiest part of planning your dive holiday.  Here are just 5 of the best dive spots to explore […]

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