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Yasawa Princess

SPECIAL OFFER - Classic Northern Maldives Cruise (8 Days)

The Yasawa Princess is a 60 passenger ship, offering idyllic cruises around the Maldives, a country made up of some of the bluest lagoons and finest atolls in the world. On board the ship, the atmosphere is distinctly laid-back. You can choose to swim and snorkel off pristine white sandbanks, enjoy night barbecues on uninhibited islands, or just relax on the sun deck with a book and your favourite drink in hand. The ship's 33 cabins are arranged over three decks and onboard amenities include indoor and outside dining areas, a bar, a professional dive centre and an inviting sun deck.

 

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Embark

Embark the ship in Malé.

Day 1: Malé

Transfer by boat from Malé International Airport to the Yasawa Princess anchored just off of Villigili where you will be greeted and assisted to the boat’s private tender for your transfer. Check into your cabin and join a welcome briefing. This evening enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail on the bar/restaurant deck.

Day 2: Kuda Bandos, Picnic Island

Arrive at Kuda Bandos, Picnic Island, an uninhabited island in the North Male Atoll. Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful white sand beach that surrounds the island and go swimming and snorkeling. There are numerous dive sites within reach including a manta ray cleaning station in the summer season.

Day 3: Vaadhoo Channel - South Male’ Atoll

Arrive at the South Male atoll, stopping at a beautiful sand bank surrounded by beautiful coral. Relax on the beach, swim and snorkel in the colourful reef where you may spot different types of Moray Eels, turtles, eagle rays and napoleon wrasse with a bit of luck.

Day 4: Maadhoo Finolhu Picnic Island

Spend at full day at Maadhoo Finolhu Picnic Island. The island has of course a beautiful beach but also a large lagoon ideal for snorkeling. Night fishing can also be enjoyed here.

Day 5: Vaavu Atoll

Enjoy an early morning cruise to Vaavu Atoll and anchor off Alimatha Sand Bank located on the eastern edge of the atoll. A big turquoise lagoon surrounds this sand bar and has an attractive reef to snorkel. Lunch will be served on the island. Sun Umbrellas will be placed for shade if the conditions are favourable. Optional night snorkeling session at the Alimatha Resort House Reef will be available.

Day 6: Vaavu Atoll

There will be a short cruise in the morning to Vashugiri, a small picnic island located on the north western side of Vaavu Atoll. Here you may enjoy snorkeling and relaxing on the beach. Lunch will be served on the ship. In the evening enjoy a bbq on the beach with drinks and music and sample some fine Maldivian cuisine under the stars.

Day 7: South Ari Atoll

Early morning cruise crossing the channel to South Ari Atoll. A tender will be ready to transfer you to the sand bank boating a stunning reef with lots of healthy hard corals, making it an ideal snorkeling spot. In the afternoon enjoy a visit to the Local island Dhangethi and get a glimpse of local island life. Optional night fishing excursion can also be arrange this evening as well as an optional Manta Ray/Whale shark excursion.

Day 8: Ariadhoo - Malé

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board before disembarking at this point and transferring to Maamagili Airport. Here you will catch a domestic flight back to Malé’ for your international flight connection.

Disembark

Disembark the ship in Ariadhoo and transfer to Maamigili Airport. Here you will catch a domestic flight to Malé.

Includes

  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the Yasawa Princess
  • All inclusive including buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Unlimited bottled water, tea and coffee
  • One deserted island BBQ
  • One Night Fishing trip
  • Captains Dinner
  • Visits to resorts and deserted islands, prior reasonable request and permit from the resorts.
  • Airport to ship transfer (Male-YP/Maamigil YP or Dharavadhoo-YP)
  • Drinks house spirits, wine (except champagne), beer and cocktail of the day (Bar Open from 1100hrs – 0000hrs)

Excludes

  • International flights and transfers
  • Beverages other than those mentioned (Cocktails and other premium drinks consumed by the guests, during the stay)
  • Travel Insurance and Visas
  • Gratuities
  • Diving and equipment rental
  • Optional excursions
  • Game Fishing
 

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