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The best destinations for diving with manta rays

As with any marine animal, there are no guarantees of seeing these majestic creatures of the deep, but there are several spots around the world where your chances of seeing mantas are increased. Here are some of our best places to dive with manta rays.

Review: A marvellous time in the Maldives

Highlights from a recent trip to the Maldives including an amazing encounter with a whale shark, a great night dive with nurse sharks and a very special encounter with manta rays.

Discover the stars and the sea in the Maldives

Discover the sky at night with Anantara Kihavah. Introducing SKY – the Maldives’ very first over water observatory housing the most powerful telescope in the region. With the Maldives’ located just above the equator and with non-polluted skies; both hemisphere’s stars are clearly visible from Anantara Kihavah, and their latest island offering is well and […]

Summer savings for trips with manta rays in the Maldives

July to September 2018 is one of the best diving periods to see manta rays and whale sharks in the Maldives. The monsoon season in the Maldives presents one of the best times of the year to dive amongst manta rays feeding off the plankton. Numerous travel accolades pronounce the destination as one of the best […]

Protect the Maldives’ reefs with marine biologist Steven Weinberg

Carpe Diem Maldives is thrilled to announce that they will be giving travellers to The Maldives the opportunity to dive and meet with internationally acclaimed Marine Biologist Steven Weinberg. As part of the on-going Dive with a Purpose events and International Year of the Reef 2018 celebration with Carpe Diem, avid divers can take to […]

Dive the pristine and beautiful seas of Oman

Oman is quickly becoming one of our favourite diving destinations. Exotic and stunningly untouched, both on land and under the sea, it makes for a truly adventurous diving holiday. Oman offers excellent diving spots from Musandam in the north to Dhofar in the south and the incredible underwater landscapes around Muscat. Muscat Divers of all experience levels […]

Top 5 newly opened luxury Maldives diving resorts

Enjoy some of the best diving in the world with the Maldives’ incredible marine life and stunning crystal clear waters. With over a thousand individual islands with stunning surrounding reefs, it’s no wonder that the Maldives is a diver’s paradise. And in 2018 you can enjoy the ultimate in luxury and these newly opened luxury resorts […]

Best family dive destinations for 2018

There is nothing better for an ocean-loving family to spend their holiday at one of the worlds top diving destinations. The perfect destination has to have great diving, fun activities and incredible family resorts. Here are our top family dive holiday destinations. Mauritius The island paradise of Mauritius is widely known fro being a romantic […]

A new learn to dive luxury Maldives cruise

Learning to dive is an incredible experience for those who love the ocean and want to discover its beauty underwater. Carpe Diem has found a way to make the experience even more magical with a luxury liveaboard cruise dedicated to beginners wanting to get their PADI Open Water certificate in the incredible waters of the […]

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 […]

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