Virgo | Maldives Liveaboard | Scuba Diving Holiday

Virgo | Maldives Liveaboard | Scuba Diving Holiday

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Virgo

(Indian Ocean - Maldives )


from: £2075 inc. flights*
    
  • Only 18 divers!
  • Lower, upper & main deck twin or double cabin options
  • Welcoming, airy saloon and restaurant style dining area
  • Outstanding on board cuisine with international dishes
  • Fully stocked international bar
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Virgo sleeps only 18 divers over 32m, which has made her popular with those that prefer smaller groups on board. All diving is from the support dhoni. Cruise the heavenly atolls of Male and Ari without it costing the earth on a liveaboard dedicated to your diving satisfaction.

Virgo has a total of 9 cabins on board for 18 divers - there are 5 lower deck twin cabins, 2 main deck twin/double cabins and 2 sea view upper deck cabins. All have en suite bathrooms with shampoo and shower gel. The upper deck cabins have large windows to let all that Maldivian sunshine in.

The light wood decor continues throughout the vessel. On the main deck there is a large air conditioned saloon with welcoming sofas. Meals are served buffet style and seated at a large table. This is a fun, social boat to be on! The bar on board is fully licensed so you can enjoy your favourite tipple as the sun sinks over the horizon. The upper deck is a hub for most people in between dives, with loungers to relax on and enjoy the Maldives drifting by. Wifi access can be purchased on board and is limited by signal coverage in each area.

As of 1st September 2016, Virgo will operate as Emperor Virgo

Accommodation

  • Cabins: 9
  • Guests: 18
  • Ensuite Cabins: Yes
  • Individual A/C: Yes
  • Mini bar: No

Diving

  • Guides: 3
  • Tenders: 1
  • Compressors: 2 x Coltri
  • Nitrox: Yes
  • Rebreather Friendly: Yes
  • Charging Stations: Yes

Technical

  • Length: 30m
  • Breadth: 9m
  • Engines: 500Hp
  • Generators: 2 x 33KW
  • Construction Material: Wood
  • Desalaination: 12 tonnes/day

Camera Facilities

  • Charging stations, air gun, rinse tanks & camera table

Photos

18 September 2014

We've not long been back from the Maldives on M/Y Virgo. The dive guides, Roland, Mark and Ibu (sorry if I've misspelt) were incredible and really looked after us. We had an amazing week seeing so much sea life plus turtles (a dream come true for one of our group!) & then we had whalesharks and mantas! Although the weather wasn't great (monsoon rains) we still had an amazing week away and even had all our dive gear washed by the crew and dried in the lovely weather we had on the last couple of days. Thank you scuba travel team for yet another brilliant holiday. Elaine Ann

05 April 2014

Just back from a week on Virgo we thought the trip was fantastic we saw whale shark mantas galore reef shark & plenty of macro life . We have to say the crew where brilliant & a special thanks to Mario & by his own nickname choice Lion thanks to all at scuba travel we will be back Rob Thomas & Kim Thomas

04 November 2013

An excellent diving holiday.Well organised. The boat was superb as was the crew.The dive guides were very organised in every respect and done a great job.The food and accommodation was also very good.The dive sites were outstanding with lots of variety.All in will be booking with Scuba Travel every time starting with early next year.Well done. Pieter Labruyere

16 October 2013

Returned from dive trip in the Maldives aboard the Virgo.The trip was very well organised.The Virgo is a great ship and the crew superb as with the dive guides.The dive sites we visited were next to none and seen everything including shark,manta and whale shark.A trip not to be forgotten.Well Done to all at Scubatravel. Look forward to booking with you next year.All the best.Regards.Pieter Labruyere Pieter Labruyere

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