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The Planet’s best places to learn to dive

With so many variables to consider, looking for that perfect place to learn to dive can be a difficult experience. That is why the team at Planet Dive Holidays have scoured the world for the ideal place for beginners looking for a dedicated learn to dive holiday where you can hone you’re your skills in the […]

Top 5 most romantic hotels for your next dive holiday

The team here at Planet Dive Holidays have explored the world’s best dive destinations to bring you our top 5 most romantic hotels and resorts. These hotels will transport you and your partner to a world of candlelit dinners and beautiful sunsets for that perfect romantic dive holiday. 1. 20 Degrees South, Mauritius Wake up to […]

Three best dive locations and luxury resorts in Mauritius

Mauritius is a volcanic island located in the middle of the Indian Ocean. This idyllic island paradise offers wonderful tropical conditions that can be dived all year around. A diving holiday to Mauritius is best suited to families or couples looking for an affordable luxury dive holiday.  Mauritius is surrounded by an almost uninterrupted coral […]

Learn the art of freediving in the Maldives

How would you like to learn the art of freediving with one of the world’s best free divers? The famous Italian freediver Umberto Pelizzari, widely considered to be one of the best in the sport is the only person in the world to have established world records in all freediving disciplines including Constant Weight, Variable […]

4 types of divers that will love Mauritius

The tropical island of Mauritius is fringed by turquoise lagoons, pristine reefs, marine protected areas, wrecks and tiny islands. It is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts and divers flock to Mauritius to enjoy her warm, turquoise waters and the diving holiday of a lifetime at one of her many luxurious resorts. Here are four […]

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 […]

Snorkelling with the seals in Cape Town

The Planet Travel Cape Town team recently took to the waters of the Atlantic to snorkel with the friendliest mammals in the ocean, the Cape fur seals. Read all about our adventure here: We arrived at the offices of Animal Ocean in Hout Bay on a sunny day in November. Animal OceanAnimal Ocean are the […]

Amazing special offers in the Maldives in 2018

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. Here are some amazing special offers for travel to Maldives in 2018. Anantara Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu Enjoy a free upgrade to half board when booking a stay at Anantara […]

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 […]

Top 5 reasons to visit Mauritius in 2018

Mauritius is an incredible island in the middle of the Indian Ocean that is best known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs, which surround and protect the coastline. This coastline offers stunning water clarity and fascinating reefs for divers. Don’t miss out on exploring this stunning underwater playground in 2018. Here are our top 5 […]

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