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Diving Holidays (19)

Diving on a thousand encounters, a thousand landscapes, a thousand sensations and various dive sites… right in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Reunion is a French island that stands out from all the others. It’s an island where you can dive prestine reefs, walk in valleys full of waterfalls and visit an active volcano all in the space of one day.


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7 Night Ultimate Minke Whale Expedition
7 Nights / 26 Dives.  An expedition dedicated to maximising your in-water interactions at the world’s only known minke whale aggregation sites, whilst enjoying the diverse marine life of the Ribbon Reefs.  Sites where minkes are most often standardseen may be visited several times.


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The Azores has set new standards in liveaboard diving in the Philippines, and as many of our guests say, in Asia. Azores is the perfect place from which to explore some of the best diving in the world – we offer three distinct itineraries showcasing parts of the Philippines on schedules only possible by liveaboard.
The majority of trips embark from either one of our world class dedicated dive resorts, which are acknowledged to be among the best in South East Asia. What stays the same are the feature comforts, great food and welcoming crew.

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Just a thirty minute drive from the local airport, on a long peaceful stretch of beach, lies the lush and luxurious Atlantis Dive Resort – Dumaguete.

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Puerto Galera is well known for its numerous scuba diving spots; the area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia located at the very heart of the ‘Coral Triangle’. The area also features numerous pocket beaches and stunning tropical scenery. Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang Beach of Puerto Galera and has a great beachfront location; in many travel guidebooks and magazines Atlantis is quoted as one of the most outstanding resorts of the Philippines with its award winning.


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THE DIVER’S PARADISE

How do we begin to describe the enchantment of Ellaidhoo to you? Can we tell you about the exhilarating seaplane landing in the middle of the ocean? Maybe we should start with telling you that we house the best diving reef in the world, or that a school of a 100 giant jack fish come by the hotel decks each evening to be fed by the hotel staff? Or then again, maybe the beginning of our story should be to tell you why this island is called Ellaidhoo in the first place; you see, an indescribable phenomenon brings a heavenly light down to the island from the sky at the most unexpected moments. Some say it’s St. Elmo’s Fire, but here on Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, we believe in magic.


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In the northeast of Bali, the beachfront Mimpi Resort Tulamben is just a step away from the world famous USAT Liberty dive site, offers ocean-view villas, day spa and patio rooms.
Meanwhile, in the northwest of Bali, Mimpi Resort Menjangan is just a half hour boat ride to the renown corals of Menjangan Island, offers natural hot spring, the luxurious Spring Spa, grand villas with private pools and patio rooms.


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In a land far away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded cities, on a beautiful blue lagoon, in the heart of Micronesia you will find a hidden treasure . Only here can you relax in a tropical setting, cooled by the gentle breeze of the trade winds and be thrilled by the excitement of the most famous underwater museum in the world. The Truk Blue Lagoon Resort on the island of Moen in Chuuk offers a breathtaking view of the world famous "Truk Lagoon" and is the perfect location for both divers and business travellers.The Blue Lagoon Resort is Truk Lagoon's Premier Scuba Diving Resort.


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Madagascar definitely deserves its growing popularity with keen divers. The islands off Madagascar are famous for their white beaches and warm, translucent waters brimming with colourful reef fish and dramatic corals. The Mozambique Channel separates Madagascar – the fourth largest island in the world – from Africa and is filled with some 1.500 miles of pristine coral reefs. The seas around Madagascar have the highest coral diversity of the western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, making for a rich marine life in general. Marine life seen on Madagascar diving holidays include triggerfish, eagle rays, damselfish, barracuda, and reef sharks. Invertebrates include sea stars, anemones, and sea urchins; while manta rays and whale sharks may also be spotted in season.


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Marsa Shagra is a bustling seaside village and definitely the most well-known of our Marsa Alam destinations. It is our gateway to the south boasting one of the most beautiful house reefs in the Red Sea region. Whether you are a diver or just enjoy snorkelling, our house reef features an abundance of marine life including a variety of coral & fishes, reef sharks, turtles, and sometimes even dolphins!


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With its natural beauty and rich marine environment, French Polynesia is a stunning holiday destination. We are delighted to offer liveaboard diving holidays aboard the superb M/V French Polynesia Master to show you the best diving that French Polynesia has to offer.

Made up of 118 islands and atolls, French Polynesia spans an area roughly the same size as Europe. This expanse of islands and atolls are split into five groups: the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas, Society and Tuamotu archipelagos. Of these five, the Society archipelago is unquestionably the most famous, and home to the legendary islands of Bora Bora and Tahiti.


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Komodo National Park features some of the most exotic and diverse environments on earth. It is a protected UNESCO World Heritage site. But the real reason we dive here are the hundreds of species of fish and corals and the vast pristine reefs underwater – guests on our Komodo Liveaboard may experience passing pelagics like manta rays and sharks, amazing critters and a rich diversity of marine life. There are nice long surface intervals in between the dives. So when you are not diving or eating, feel free to relax, join a beach trip or do a bit of snorkeling in the calm bays.

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KOMODO LAND BASED DIVING
Some of the best diving on the planet.


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A destination I would recommend to anybody as an excellent value for money and a fantastic diving destination - Incredible diverse diving - the ideal combination is Manado (Tasik Ria Resort) diving Bunaken National Park; Incredible wall dives with magnificent hard and soft corals and lots of macro life – and Kungkungan (Hairballs Resort) 2 hours away diving Lembeh Straits which offers an amazing rare array of weird and wonderful creatures ... the perfect combination for photographers and naturalists alike!


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Castelo do Mar is situated on the water’s edge of Linga-Linga, the tiny peninsula that juts into the Inhambane Bay in Mozambique. Our warm Mozambican hospitality ensures that guests enjoy relaxed accommodation in 22 elegant rooms, luxuriously decorated and air-conditioned with en suite bathrooms. We have a wide variety of activities on offer, such as fishing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, canoeing, water skiing, water tubing, relaxing in our well-equipped library, or having fun in our games room.

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We have pleasure in presenting to you the following option for travel to Philippines Palawan and on to Taiwan.
The diving in Busuanga is a wreck divers dream, 14 wrecks at around 25 to 30 meters deep. They are better than Boracay or El Nido. You can dive three dives a day no problem. Most of the wrecks are only minutes from our Dive Resort and Dive Academy at Puerto Del Sol Resort.
Our Dive Acadamy and dive shop are very well equipped, plenty of space to wash your gear , nice classroom and terrace next to the restaurant easy entry onto our dive boats.


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Kri Island located in a  lovely area in the north (only 1.5 hours by boat), quite cost effective in comparison to the liveaboards in this area and good value;  in one of the best diving areas – the diving here is superb and it’s the first resort that was ever established in the area.


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Experience the harmonious balance of untouched nature. Scenarios of extraordinary beauty open in all directions for your contemplation and pleasure.

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Similan liveaboard - diving with manta rays
Enjoy an amazing 3 or 6 day Similan Liveaboard adventure through the Andaman Sea. This trip takes you and your family to visit some of the most famous sites in the region. Turtles, Reefs and even a shipwreck are all possibilities. Enjoy some beach time, great food and the uninhabited Similan Islands!


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