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Live Aboard a Liveaboard in Maldives

Live Aboard a Liveaboard in Maldives, the Ritrella
Get the best of both worlds on a liveaboard in the Maldives. All the comforts of being on land, plus unfiltered access to the ocean.

You have the best of both worlds when you are living aboard a liveaboard in the Maldives. All the comforts and luxuries you can find on land, plus unfiltered access to the ocean whenever you wish. Although you may be able to go on excursions from anywhere in the country, you may want to look into liveaboards.

Why stay on a liveaboard? These boats come with nearly every commodity you can find on land. Air-conditioned cabins, a fully stocked bar, WiFi and onboard games. Some boast home theatre and entertainment systems, as well as jacuzzis and spas. The kitchens are prepared to satisfy your every craving, with meals and snacks curated to your tastes.

Personalized experiences

Live Aboard a Liveaboard in the Maldives, Fishing

There are certain benefits to always being on the move. You have complete freedom to do as you wish, visit any atoll or island that tickles your fancy. This is especially ideal for those looking to visit select attractions within the Maldives. As there is no need to worry about packing essentials for every trip within the isles, you can focus solely on your passion for exploration.

The complete privacy of a liveaboard is perfect for lone travellers, couples, families or friend groups. You can charter a boat, or join an existing group looking for a similar experience. Make new friends and create unforgettable bonds as you take in the breathtaking scenery. Moreover, liveaboards come in all shapes and sizes to suit every budget. From three cabins to over 25 cabins per boat, there are over 125 boats and yachts to choose from.

Explore the waters

A floating resort curated just for you, visiting diving and snorkelling hotspots, and world-class surf breaks in the Maldives have never been easier. You can relax in the comfort of your room or lounge on the deck as you cruise from one destination to the next. With unrestricted access to the strikingly blue waters, the ocean is quite literally right at your feet.

Live Aboard a Liveaboard in Maldives

Watersports and excursions on liveaboards have virtually no time limits. You are free to ride the waves and play among the tropical fish for as long as your heart desires. Moreover, you can start your day swimming with majestic manta rays and whale sharks in the Hanifaru Bay, then move on to discover uncharted surf breaks in the Baa Atoll. The crew know these waters well, having explored nearly every nook and cranny, high and low. Visit the best diving spots and discover the wonders of the Maldives’ underwater world. Additionally, not being tied to an island allows guests to visit multiple prime locations in a single day, being one with the water into the night.

Create memories

Live Aboard a Liveaboard in Maldives, Sandbank Experience

Celebrate milestones with all your favourite people, or throw a party just because. Snack on your favourite gastronomic delights and dance to your heart’s content. For a more intimate setting, stop by a pristine secluded sandbank for a fun picnic in the sun or a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars. You can add your own personal touches to celebrations on liveaboards.

Funfilled days with loved ones while cruising the Indian Ocean is sure to be a lasting memory. You may chance upon a playful school of dolphins or spot rare sharks and turtles on your voyage. Rest easy on the top deck after long days in the sun to spot constellations and shooting stars.

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Looking Ahead: Festivities in Maldives Resorts for the Coming Months

Did you know that the Maldives is not only a destination for stunning beaches and luxurious resorts but also a hub of vibrant festivities and celebrations?

As we move through 2024, several resorts are gearing up to host an array of exciting events, promising unforgettable experiences for their guests. Here’s a glimpse into what’s in store:

World Turtle Day at Amilla Maldives

Amilla Maldives will celebrate World Turtle Day this May 23rd. The resort is celebrating with educational activities aimed at raising awareness about turtle conservation. Guests can participate in activities that support preservation efforts while enjoying the resort’s natural beauty​.

Unforgettable Spring Festivities at Dusit Thani Maldives

From 29 March to 15 May 2024, Dusit Thani Maldives will host vibrant springtime festivities, featuring special events for Easter, Eid al-Fitr, and Thailand’s Songkran Water Festival. Guests can enjoy unique cultural experiences, live music, and festive activities, along with exclusive packages and promotions for a memorable stay.

Wellness Retreats Throughout the Year

Resorts that focus on wellness & health always offer wellness retreats throughout the year. In addition to getting advice from experts, guests can also get curated experiences from these retreats. Soneva Resorts, Amilla Maldives, as well as Patina Maldives, feature some amazing experiences for guests. In addition to these resorts, guests can also look into any resort that focuses on spa & wellness retreats.

Eid Celebrations

Just like any other celebrations in the Maldives, Maldives resorts bring travellers festive Eid celebrations. This vibrant festivity is marked with special offers and a variety of activities perfect for families to enjoy. This year, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, Sun Siyam Resorts, and Bandos Maldives offered colourful Eid celebrations.

Christmas & Easter Celebrations

Easter & Christmas celebrations are arguably some of the most widely celebrated festivity in Maldives resorts. During this time period, many resorts turn into wonderlands not only for kids but also for adults. As people book their getaway to enjoy the warm climate of the Maldives, this is also the high tourist season in the country. From December to January, almost every day brings something new. Whether it’s brunch, beach parties, pool parties or fun with Santa, you won’t get bored!

New Year’s Eve & New Year

Although many places would say this is the same celebration, in the Maldives New Year’s Eve and New Year’s celebrations are also different. New Year’s Eve is usually made up of festive gala dinners straight out of a dream. Guests can enjoy live entertainment, amazing meals and endless drinks! Some of the usual highlights also include fireworks and fire dancers.

New Year’s Day is followed by brunches and more activities to welcome the new year. During this period of time, the resorts host an abundance of parties and themed celebrations as well. Guests can also explore the Orthodox Christmas celebration in January, which is the last celebration of the festivities.

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