(Indian Ocean - Maldives )
- 43m luxurious liveaboard new in March 2016
- Beautiful standard cabins with excellent upgrade options
- Al fresco dining & outstanding cuisine
- Several sun & shaded seating areas for relaxing or dolphin spotting!
- Huge 18m dive Dhoni
New for March 2016: Carpe Novo is a luxury liveaboard built by divers for divers. From the moment you step on board, you know you're in for an incredible trip, where your every whim is catered for. Lovingly crafted, no detail has been overlooked. Speed your way to dive sites on the huge 18m diving dhoni and then head back to Carpe Novo where the relaxation begins. Many of the staff have been with the fleet since the very beginning - your holiday is in safe hands with Carpe Novo. Over a spacious 43m and 3 decks, you will find 12 tastefully finished cabins. Take your pick of the individually named cabins. Downstairs you will find Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda and Napoleon, each with a queen bed and single alongside. Frogfish and Octopus are twin bedded. Single divers will love the 2 dedicated single cabins, Eagle ray and Manta ray, on the main deck. Move to the upper deck where you find the 4 junior suites. Thresher shark and Hammerhead have a comfy king size bed, whilst Whaleshark and Tiger shark can be arranged as a twin or double. The views from the main deck and upper deck cabins are sublime. No matter which rooms you pick, all have smart TV/HD linked to a media centre with plenty movies on offer, AC, storage space, desk and thoughtfully finished en-suite bathrooms. Wifi operates throughout. Please remember to discuss your cabin requirements at the time of booking - a specific cabin will be allocated so you know exactly where you will be on board. As you move from the stern sitting area through towards the saloon, the sheer size of Carpe Novo hits you. The width is impressive and throughout rooms are generously proportioned. The cool, inviting indoor lounge area has a large flat screen TV and entertainment system and library. Just in front outside is a comfortable and relaxing outdoor shaded seating area - watch for dolphins! On the upper deck is the the al-fresco dining area where guests will be served delicious meals. The crew will keep your thirst quenched from the fully stocked bar and there's yet more space to relax with your book. The fly deck is one of the most popular hang out spots. The banked seating are shaded, whilst the loungers are ideal for sun lovers. Grab your sundowner and head here for spectacular views of the setting sun at the end of another fabulous day in the Maldives
- Cabins: 12
- Guests: 22
- Ensuite Cabins: Yes
- Individual A/C: Yes
- Mini bar: No
- Guides: 4
- Tenders: 1
- Compressors: 2
- Nitrox: Yes
- Rebreather Friendly: Yes
- Charging Stations: Yes
- Length: 43m
- Breadth: 13m
- Engines: 1 x 600HP
- Generators: 2
- Construction Material: Wood
- Desalaination: 12tonnes / day
The Carpe Novo has 12 comfortable cabins of different standards divided over 3 decks. Junior Suites (4), Single Suites (2) and standard cabins(6) all have individual controlled AC, saftey deposit boxes, TV screens connected to central media system amd there own private bathrooms. Plugs are multinational type.
There are 4 junior suite cabins the best cabins on the boat, located on the upper deck. Thresher shark and hammerhead have 1 king size double bed (200cm x 200cm), whilst Whalehark and Tiger shark can be arranged as either a double or twin. Picture windows flood the cabins with light and all have modern en-suite bathrooms with dual sink, bathroom cabinet and a spacious shower.
There are 2 dedicated single suites on the main deck - Manta ray and Eagle ray. Each has a queen size beds (150cm x 200cm) with bags of space around. The large picture windows give you a stunning view of the Maldives floating past. The cabins also feature a private en-suite, hanging closet and media system.
Carpe Novo has 6 standard cabins on the lower deck. 4 of these (Turtle, Dolphin, barracuda & Napoleon) have a queen size double as well as a separate single bed. The 2 forward cabins Frogfish and Octopus are twin beds only. All have a smart TV connected to central media system, private en-suite bathrooms and showers. All standard cabins have portholes.
31 July 2016
Very simple easy process to book with scubatravel I would definitely recommend them, as for the boat and the trip, I couldn't ask for more, great food, great diving, 2 Manta Rays on the try out dive says it all really ! Daniel Stock
19 July 2016
Amazing boat, diving and food. Still buzzing from the night dive with nurse sharks and sting rays. A huge thank you to all the crew of Carpe Novo. Sue
19 July 2016
A huge thank you to you and the team at Scuba Travel for a fabulous trip on Carpe Novo. Great company and great diving. Pippa Carte
18 May 2016
Just came back from a 7-day live-aboard and can't find a thing to fault. Organisation, accommodation, equipment, food and the boat itself were all first rate. Similarly, the dive leaders were all highly skilled and experienced, and knew their dive sites intimately to bring us excellent diving wherever and whenever we went. Finally, the on-board crew couldn't have looked after us better. Highly recommended. MIles Barry
18 May 2016
My second time with you guys... this time on carpe novo. It was again amazing... everything... especially the crew. Special thanks to Alto and Zinah. Hope to dive with you soon... Katharina Nowak
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