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Scubaspa Yang

Best of the Maldives 8 Day Cruise

The Scubaspa Yang and its sister ship the Scubaspa Ying offer guests a unique cruise experience combining exceptional spa experiences with unforgettable scuba diving. Scubaspa’s luxurious purpose-built yachts explore the picture-perfect islands and reefs in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The 50m long Scubaspa Yang vessel has been designed exclusively to accommodate up to 40 guests in 19 high class cabins and suites. The deck space spread over 5 different locations on board, allows guests to find their own space. The SPA takes up an impressive 300m2 of space with five spa rooms including Ayurveda, couples room, facial, manicure and pedicure and single massage room. There is also a secluded deck for open-air Thai massage or meditation and a shaded spa lounge for relaxation and yoga. Both Scubaspa Ying and Scubaspa Yang are the only vessels in Maldives awarded PADI 5 Star Dive Resorts. The dive centres are situated on separate dive boats, which accompany the main ships in all travels and from which diving activities and some snorkeling sessions are conducted. There is also a spacious al-fresco restaurant, lounge and bar plus an Outdoor HD Cinema, gym and spa boutique.

 

Info

 

Embark

You will be met at Male International Airport and transferred to the ship in Male where you will embark the ship.

Day 1: Male

You will be met at Male International Airport by a representative and transferred to the ship in Male. Settle into your cabin and then enjoy your first buffet lunch. Early evening meet the crew and your fellow passengers followed by a Welcome Dinner at the Al Fresco Restaurant as the ship sails towards Coco Palm Bodu Hithi Resort area in North Male Atoll.

Day 2: Boduhithi Manta - Rasdhoo Atoll- Madivaru Finolhu

After an early morning Yoga Class and test dive for those who have selected a diving package, enjoy your first breakfast to set you up for the day and your chosen activities. The spa opens at 09:00hrs and a second dive at Boduhithi Manta Point at 10h30. The boat continues sailing towards the Rasdhoo Atoll. After lunch the boat arrives at the Madivaru Channel where its possible to do a third dive or enjoy some snorkeling, water sports and beach visit at Madivaru Finolhu.

Day 3: Rasdhoo Madivaru - North Ari Atoll

For those who opted for the dive package, there is an early morning dive at Kuramathi Kandu with hammerheads. Morning yoga class followed by breakfast. The spa opens for treatments from 09h00 and the ship arrives at Picnic Island at 10h30 where you can spend the morning relaxing on the beach, snorkeling or doing some water sports. Second dive at Rasdhoo Madivaru. After lunch the boat sails towards North Ari Atoll. Sunset Salutation Yoga at Forecaster Area and Night Dive at Maaya Thila.

Day 4: Meerufenfushi Island- Innafushi island

Morning dive at Fish Head with sharks and Beach Yoga Classes at Meerufenfushi Island. After breakfast the boat sails towards Constance Moofushi Resort area where you can spend the morning enjoying snorkeling and water sports and the Spa opens for treatments. Second dive at Moofushi Manta Point. After lunch the boat sails towards Innafushi island. Third dive at Bulhalhohi Caves. Early evening enjoy a moonlight BBQ at sandy beach.

Day 5: Dhigurah Lagoon

Start the day with a relaxing yoga session followed by breakfast. The Spa opens for treatments at 09h00 and the first whale shark research trip, snorkeling and diving commences. After lunch the second whale shark research trip, snorkeling and diving takes up the afternoon and the boat sails to the Dhigurah Lagoon. This evening guests can enjoy a Mexican Fiesta’ Dinner at the Al Fresco Restaurant and a lecture presentation by the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme on the Spa Deck.

Day 6: Vaavu Atoll

Early morning dive at Kudhima Wreck and yoga session before breakfast is served. The Spa opens at 09h00 and the second dive at Broken Rock takes place. The boat sails towards Alimatha area in Vaavu Atoll and you can enjoy a BBQ lunch at Al Fresco Restaurant. Spend the afternoon snorkeling and beach visit at a sand bank. Night Dive at Alimatha House Reef with nurse sharks followed by dinner in Al Fresco restaurant.

Day 7: South Male Atoll - Kurumba

Early morning Dive at Miyaru Kandu with sharks and yoga session followed by breakfast. The boat sails towards South Male Atoll and the Spa opens at 09h00. Enjoy a second dive at Kandooma Thila and spend the rest of the morning snorkeling and relaxing at Sexy Beach. After a buffet lunch join an excursion to local Island Maafushi. Your third dive of the day is at the Kuda Giri wreck. The boat sails towards Kurumba near Male. Enjoy a cocktail and Farewell Pan-Asian Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant.

Day 8: Male

After breakfast disembark the ship and transfer to Male International Airport.

Disembark

Disembark the ship in Male and transfer to Male International Airport.

Includes

  • There are three types of holiday packages are available:
  • a) Scuba Holiday Package includes: 15-17 dives/week (tank & weight)
  • b) Spa Holiday Package includes: 8 Spa treatments
  • c) Scuba & Spa Holiday Package includes: 6 dives/week (tank & weight) and 4 Spa treatments/week
  • ALL holiday packages include the following:
  • 7 nights accommodation aboard Scubaspa Yang
  • Fullboard (from lunch on day one to breakfast on day 8)
  • Transfer from and to the airport (on regular arrival and departure days only
  • Welcome drink
  • Unlimited drinking water; canned juices & selection of specialty teas and coffees until the end of breakfast at 09:30
  • Yoga classes every morning
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • BBQ on a sandy island; sunset cocktail with alcoholic drinks at the courtesy of Scubaspa on farewell night
  • Excursions
  • Complimentary 2 GB Wi-Fi per cabin

Excludes

  • International transportation
  • Optional excursions
  • Additional Spa treatments above the amount included in your package
  • Additional Dives, guides and dive equipment rental
  • Visas (where required)
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • 12% GST and Green Tax
 

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