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Dhoni Stella – Set sail in the style of a Maldivian Hero

June 25, 2012 Posted by admin

Maldives was liberated from Portuguese invaders in the late 16th century by Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam, ever since earning him the status of one of the beloved legendary heroes of the country. His epic struggle for freedom has been told and retold countless times, ever since the details of the story had disappeared into the mists of history.

One of the facts is quite clear, believable or not, that Thakurufaanu used to dart in between islands and entire atolls on boat a boat he built himself – The Kalhuoffummi. It is believed that this dhoani – a Maldivian boat – attained incredible speeds even though it was driven by the wind in the sails.

Misty-eyed Maldivian historians and elderly alike still praise the hero for his efforts in what was a short, intense battle when Thakurufaanu and his brothers overthrew André André’s garrison in the capital city, Malé, thus freeing the country in 1573.

 

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The model of the legendary Kalhuofummi, the miraculous 'dhoni' of the Maldivian hero, Mohammad Thakurufaanu

 

Feeling historical already? Well this is your chance to experience the Maldives like no other has ever done before: Maldives Dive Travel has now acquired two boats that were designed with reference to the structure of Kalhuoffummi.

Named, Dhoni Stella I and II, the boats is designed with two cabin suites each that caters from two to six travelers, and since you aren’t going to be at war while on your vacation, instead of battle equipment, the safari boats are designed with all the luxurious amenities that is prerequisite for a lovely getaway in the most romantic spot on Earth.

Come up with your own vacation plan, or choose one that caters your desires, be it snorkeling, some light diving or intense under the ocean adventure for the experienced divers and the experienced captain and crew will take care of the rest.

Your time onboard Dhoni Stella I and II will alternate between the air-conditioned authentic wooden cabins that are sophisticated in its simplicity, the cuisine of Maldives with a dash of Italian favorites, the top notch service by the competent crew and a choice of four options to charter the vessel.

Tourists staying at resorts can use the boat for an exclusive full day trip or for excursions and return to the resort for the night. Travelers who prefer to go off the beaten path would love the full charter option of the vessel, where you can embark at Malé – the capital island of the Maldives or from any resort, and choose where to go.

Between choosing a combination of cruising itineraries with a where you get to spend overnights either on the vessel or a resort, and a full safari charter tailor made for divers, snorkelers and fishermen, one would be inclined for the latter if one is into the aqua scene, as this package is designed by Max Molteni, an expert on Maldives and author of the book ‘Maldives Cruising Guide’.

 

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Dhoni Stella – the new Maldivian luxury yachts

Which boat to choose ?

 

The differences between the two boats are in design, as Dhoni Stella I is the best choice for a couple or a family as it has a ‘Master Cabin Suite’ for two adults and a ‘Twin Cabin Suite’ for two adults  and a child. Dhoni Stella II on the other hand, is best for two couples or two families as it has two ‘Triple Cabin Suites’ which has three adults and one child occupancy per suite.

Everything else is the same on both boats, as all the cabins have their own private toilet, fresh water from an onboard desalination plant, diving facilities, dive guide and gears, and fishing gears made available on request from the English-speaking crew members that include a captain, a chef and two stewards. The vessels are equipped with a motorized dinghy that facilitates transport onto and off islands and sand-bars.

While internet isn’t available on board, tourists are given a local SIM card which can be used to get online with a wireless modem on the 3G network that blankets almost the entire country.

 

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Dhoni Stella one of the suites in sunset light

Offers by Maldives dive travel

 

Maldives Dive Travel is offering a package from 1st July to 31st August where children and teen-agers are free of charge on board. There are also special deals where you get free nights. If you stay for 7 days, you pay for only 6, stay for 10 nights and pay for 8, or stay for a fortnight and pay for only 11 days. This offer is valid from the 1st of June 2012 to 25th December 2012, and then from 7th January 2013 to 25th December 2013.

Visit the islands of the Maldives on boat Dhoni Stella I or II, and imagine the breathtaking beauty of the seascape afire in the setting sun; inspiration for the hero that saved the country so long ago. Have a beach barbeque with your catch of fish and eat under the canopy of the sparkling starry sky, a style that is truly Maldivian. Book now !


Dhoni Stella – Set sail in the style of a Maldivian Hero is a post from: Maldives Blog

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The Hanifaru Bay diving ban explained

June 18, 2012 Posted by admin

Hanifaru Bay is a world-renowned snorkelling and diving spot but as of this year diving has been banned in the bay.

The bay is located in Baa Atoll and is roughly the size of a football pitch in size. During the Southwest Monsoon when the moonlight, tide and other conditions are right, the bay comes alive with vast concentrations of zooplankton. ‘Mega fauna’ like whale sharks, manta rays and giant oceanic mantas are attracted by the plankton and are drawn to the bay in unusually high numbers, making for an incredible natural spectacle.

 

The opportunity to see up to see several whale sharks and up to 200 mantas in one place draws tourists from all over the world. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List Threatened Species assessment, whale sharks are classed as ‘Vulnerable’ while manta rays are ‘Near Threatened’. Hanifaru Bay is one of the only places in the world where scientists have recorded whale sharks and mantas aggregating in such high numbers to feed.

The government of the Maldives decided to implement strict rules and measures in an effort to minimise damage to the ecosystem there following a massive increase in the number of tourists visiting it. One of the most significant changes is the ban on diving in Hanifaru Bay, making it effectively a snorkelling-only zone. Divers can still dive in the area outside of the bay and in the rest of Baa Atoll but inside Hanifaru Bay all visitors must adhere to the new regulations. The diving ban came into effect in January 2012.

The Reef

 

Hanifaru reef is a semi-oval shape surrounded by deep channels. On the eastern side it is exposed to open ocean. The western corner is the shallowest part of the lagoon, protected from the open ocean, and there is a small sand cay there. There isn’t very much hard coral in the lagoon but turtles and seabirds can be spotted there. On the south-eastern side of the reef there is a small bay which is around 700 metres long and 80 to 200 metres wide, connected to the main reef in the east and a channel opening into open ocean to the west. The whale sharks and mantas use this channel to enter the bay unless the tide is high enough for them to cross the reef.   The southern part of the bay, near a sandbank, is where the zooplankton gets trapped in large numbers and the whale sharks and mantas feed on them.

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Snorkeling near a whale shark in Hanifaru bay

Vessel Regulations

 

Hanifaru Bay was declared a Marine Protected Area in 2009, which gives it the highest level of protection in the Maldives. It was made a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in June 2011. There are three main functions of a Biosphere Reserve – conservation, sustainable development and learning.

A Hanifaru Management Plan was drawn up to co-ordinate and implement the programme. It is co-financed by the Global Environment Facility and implemented through United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Maldives.

Under the regulations, only five safari boats, resort vessels or local boats are allowed to drop off visitors near Hanifaru Bay at one time and each vessel can only have access every other day. Vessels must stay at least 50 metres from the mega fauna. No vessels can enter the bay and the special drop-off zone can only be used by vessels, researchers, in water tour guides, Environmental Protection Agency rangers and visitors in possession of Hanifaru Tokens.

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Visitors have to abide by special guidelines

How this affects visitors ?

 

There is also a restriction on the number of visitors allowed in the water at one time. Anyone wanting to snorkel in the bay must have an official Hanfaru Token purchased either from a safari boat or from the Baa Atoll Conservation Fund . The token entitles each group to up to 45 minutes of snorkelling time in the bay. Visitors have to leave the boat in the drop off zone and enter Hanifaru Bay by swimming through a designated entry point.

Visitors also have to abide by special guidelines (the national Maldivian Whale Shark Tourism Guidelines) when they come across any of the mega fauna. They must stay at least three metres away from the creatures and not attempt to touch them. If the whale sharks happen to swim in their path, snorkellers have to remain motionless and wait for them to move away from them.

Every visitor will be given a laminated map of Hanifaru Bay and the main sites within it. On the back is a list of permitted and prohibited activities in the area, which tour guides are also required to explain to visitors.

Anyone who breaches the Hanifaru Management Plan is liable to penalties under Maldivian Law defined in the Environmental Liability Regulations, and the Hanifaru Management Authority can withdraw or suspend licences and permits for anyone breaching the Management Plan.

 

For more information on booking a trip to Hanifaru Bay and for tours to other great dive sites around the Maldives. Check out our special offers and get the best holidays deal in the Maldives !

The Hanifaru Bay diving ban explained is a post from: Maldives Blog

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June 15, 2012 Posted by admin

Escape into rural Maldives

June 9, 2012 Posted by admin

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they get tired of sitting at a desk year in, year out, doing the same things over and over again. Some call it “mid-life crisis”, some call it “wanderlust”, but I prefer to think of it as nature itself calling out my name over and over again, telling me that this isn’t what human beings were designed for.

That’s when I know I have to take a few days off work, pack a few bags, print out a couple of Google Maps and vanish.

With technology like 3G mobile internet available at nearly every point in the Maldivian archipelago, it’s hard to get lost if you have a phone with a GPS and apps like Foursquare, Layar and Maps loaded. Discovering local favorites becomes as easy as turning on your phone.

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Transfer by "Dhoni" the traditional boat to the local island

Maldives at Last !

 

After landing in Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Malé, one of the first things you should be doing is getting your phone a local SIM card and applying for the 1 Gigabyte internet connection. Grab the next speedboat to the capital island, and walk into the MTCC ferry terminal to check up on boat schedules to the nearby islands.

It’s better to take the boats rather than flying to the countryside, because for one, you’ll get to experience what it’s like to live in a country that’s almost fully seas and oceans, and you’ll also make new friends with the friendly Maldivian people.

You should pack as little as possible, preferably just a backpack, because anything more than a backpack quickly becomes a burden. Keeping an eye out for multiple pieces of luggage isn’t something you should be bothered with, on a trip where you set out to be as free as possible.

Arrival into the islands should be simple enough. Disembark as soon as possible, ahead of other travelers and find the guest house representative , he will be waiting for you. It’s highly unlikely you’ll ever find a bathtub, but you’re in for a treat if your room has what’s called a “Valhukotari”, which is local for ‘Well-Room”. Some of these rooms are well-appointed and spacious enough to have a well and a bench! Meanwhile, there are other accommodations in the more rustic settings that offer a “Gifili” instead of a bathroom. These are entirely open air bathrooms which let us bath under the canopy of the sky.

Of course, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for peeping toms though!

Usually your arrival will be at the end of a day, which means it would be prudent to grab a quick shower and set out to look for a nice spot to dine at before spending a night either walking the shores of the island feeling as lost and happy as Robinson Crusoe or just going to bed, your mind lulled to sleep by the gentle sighing of the waves at the breakwater.

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Relax in the local guest house after a long travel journey

 

Experience the island life

 

The Maldivian Islands are filled with tiny little treasures… a hidden temple here, an ancient graveyard there. These places can have astoundingly intricate stone carvings or lacquerwork that will leave you with more questions than answers about the enigmatic origins of the people of Maldives.

There’s nothing more to be said about the beaches that hasn’t already been written or photographed and available all over the internet, because yes, it’s as perfect as they’re depicted to be. But you cannot truly say that you’ll know exactly what it feels like to stand at water’s edge, your feet dipped in the sea, your eyes absorbing the vivid seascape painted with the colors of a fiery sunset and the sibilant whispers of the warm westward wind wending its way home.

The Vibrant sea life

 

The only thing that can beat the experience is lying in the sea, your head cradled by the power-soft beach and your body being massaged by the warm brine of the Indian Ocean; you can close your eyes and drift off to liminality in your mind and imagine Mother Earth cradling you in her lap.

While there’s abundant flora and fauna in the woodsy parts of the larger islands, the wealth of the Maldives lies below the surface of the aquamarine seas. Rent out a pair of flippers and a snorkeling mask and poke around the house-reefs of the islands, where you will encounter thousands of colorful tropical fish, hundreds of types of iridescent corals and perhaps a couple of encounters with a moray eel and an inquisitive octopus or two.

If you have a PADI Diver’s license, join a day tour available at some of the more developed islands and understand why the Maldives captures the imagination of millions of divers around the world. While being one of the warmest, prolonged skin diving in the Indian Ocean can cause hypothermia, still lets you stay under for far longer than other places.

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Where the time stands still

 

Check out the historic places like the Utheemu palace in the north, or the abandoned Royal Air Force base in the south if you like to poke around and flip the pages of history, or just laze away the days surfing the waves and catching the perfect winter tan that only the very wealthy used to sport back in the late 90’s. Often, a helpful shopkeeper at souvenir shops and cafes will point you in the right direction for yet another discovery if ever the internet fails you.

Time stands still once you’re immersed in the daily idyllic life of the villagers in remote island communities, where the biggest thing to happen would be a fantastic catch of fish or a harvest of vegetables. You’ll find that your energy slowly recharges itself and a million floating points click onto a unified idea, and the inner strength that you’ve always wanted to summon comes to you naturally.

That’s when you know that it’s time to head back home. But not just yet, because jumping right back into civilization can be quite a culture-shock. It’s a good idea to spend a couple of days in the capital city as well, hanging out at the cafés and soaking in the idle banter of the local populace as well as other travelers.

You can now get a taste of Maldivian island life whilst staying in relaxing, clean and comfortable surroundings – or even round off a fantastic diving holiday on a safari boat with a few extra nights on land. We’re delighted to announce that Maldives Dive Travel is now offering guests the opportunity to book guesthouses on local islands, get instant access to the guest house page here

Escape into rural Maldives is a post from: Maldives Blog

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Maldives Dive Travel Expands to Guest house market

June 9, 2012 Posted by admin

Malé, Republic of Maldives (PRWEB) June 09, 2012

The Maldives’ number one diving holiday website Maldives Dive Travel is broadening its appeal by offering guesthouses as well as safari boat accommodation, making paradise affordable for divers and non-divers alike.
The successful dive tour operator has teamed up with some of the best guesthouses in the Maldives in order to cater to a growing demand from travellers of all kinds for low-cost holidays in the tropical archipelago.
Maldives Dive Travel’s new range of budget accommodation on dry land complements its existing repertoire of cheap liveaboard accommodation on the high seas. With the expansion into the guesthouse market, Maldives Dive Travel now caters to anyone hunting for a great deal, whether they are a diver or simply a sun-seeker looking for a spot of relaxation…

Read more: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/6/prweb9587095.htm

Traveller’s dream.

June 8, 2012 Posted by admin

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they get tired of sitting at a desk year in, year out, doing the same things over and over again. Some call it “mid-life crisis”, some call it “wanderlust”, but I prefer to think of it as nature itself calling out my name over and over again, telling me that this isn’t what human beings were designed for.

That’s when I know I have to take a few days off work, pack a few bags, print out a couple of Google Maps and vanish.

With technology like 3G mobile internet available at nearly every point in the Maldivian archipelago, it’s hard to get lost if you have a phone with a GPS and apps like Foursquare, Layar and Maps loaded. Discovering local favorites becomes as easy as turning on your phone.

 

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Catching the ferry to the local island

After landing in Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Malé, one of the first things you should be doing is getting your phone a local SIM card and applying for the 1 Gigabyte internet connection. Grab the next speedboat to the capital island, and walk into the MTCC ferry terminal to check up on boat schedules to the nearby islands.

It’s better to take the boats rather than flying to the countryside, because for one, you’ll get to experience what it’s like to live in a country that’s almost fully seas and oceans, and you’ll also make new friends with the friendly Maldivian people.

You should pack as little as possible, preferably just a backpack, because anything more than a backpack quickly becomes a burden. Keeping an eye out for multiple pieces of luggage isn’t something you should be bothered with, on a trip where you set out to be as free as possible.

Arrival into the islands should be simple enough. Disembark as soon as possible, ahead of other travelers and find your guest house representative. It’s highly unlikely you’ll ever find a bathtub at a budget accommodations, but you’re in for a treat if your room has what’s called a “Valhukotari”, which is local for ‘Well-Room”. Some of these rooms are well-appointed and spacious enough to have a well and a bench! Meanwhile, there are other accommodations in the more rustic settings that offer a “Gifili” instead of a bathroom. These are entirely open air bathrooms which let us bath under the canopy of the sky.

Inside the guest house Travellers dream.

Relax inthe local guest house after your travel journey

Of course, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for peeping toms though!

Usually your arrival will be at the end of a day, which means it would be prudent to grab a quick shower and set out to look for a nice spot to dine at before spending a night either walking the shores of the island feeling as lost and happy as Robinson Crusoe or just going to bed, your mind lulled to sleep by the gentle sighing of the waves at the breakwater.

The Maldivian Islands are filled with tiny little treasures… a hidden temple here, an ancient graveyard there. These places can have astoundingly intricate stone carvings or lacquerwork that will leave you with more questions than answers about the enigmatic origins of the people of Maldives.

There’s nothing more to be said about the beaches that hasn’t already been written or photographed and available all over the internet, because yes, it’s as perfect as they’re depicted to be. But you cannot truly say that you’ll know exactly what it feels like to stand at water’s edge, your feet dipped in the sea, your eyes absorbing the vivid seascape painted with the colors of a fiery sunset and the sibilant whispers of the warm westward wind wending its way home.

The only thing that can beat the experience is lying in the sea, your head cradled by the power-soft beach and your body being massaged by the warm brine of the Indian Ocean; you can close your eyes and drift off to liminality in your mind and imagine Mother Earth cradling you in her lap.

While there’s abundant flora and fauna in the woodsy parts of the larger islands, the wealth of the Maldives lies below the surface of the aquamarine seas. Rent out a pair of flippers and a snorkeling mask and poke around the house-reefs of the islands, where you will encounter thousands of colorful tropical fish, hundreds of types of iridescent corals and perhaps a couple of encounters with a moray eel and an inquisitive octopus or two.

If you have a PADI Diver’s license, join a day tour available at some of the more developed islands and understand why the Maldives captures the imagination of millions of divers around the world. While being one of the warmest, prolonged skin diving in the Indian Ocean can cause hypothermia, still lets you stay under for far longer than other places.

Check out the historic places like the Utheemu palace in the north, or the abandoned Royal Air Force base in the south if you like to poke around and flip the pages of history, or just laze away the days surfing the waves and catching the perfect winter tan that only the very wealthy used to sport back in the late 90’s. Often, a helpful shopkeeper at souvenir shops and cafes will point you in the right direction for yet another discovery if ever the internet fails you.

 

when in kuri ENG Travellers dream.

Maldives local islands customs

 

Time stands still once you’re immersed in the daily idyllic life of the villagers in remote island communities, where the biggest thing to happen would be a fantastic catch of fish or a harvest of vegetables. You’ll find that your energy slowly recharges itself and a million floating points click onto a unified idea, and the inner strength that you’ve always wanted to summon comes to you naturally.

That’s when you know that it’s time to head back home. But not just yet, because jumping right back into civilization can be quite a culture-shock. It’s a good idea to spend a couple of days in the capital city as well, hanging out at the cafés and soaking in the idle banter of the local populace as well as other travellers.

You can now get a taste of Maldivian island life whilst staying in relaxing, clean and comfortable surroundings – or even round off a fantastic diving holiday on a safari boat with a few extra nights on land. We’re delighted to announce that Maldives Dive Travel is now offering guests the opportunity to book guesthouses on local islands, get instant access to the guest house page here

Traveller’s dream. is a post from: Maldives Blog

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