Constance Moofushi | Maldives Resort | Scuba Travel

Constance Moofushi | Maldives Resort - Indian Ocean

  • Guests Approx 250
  • Rooms 110 beach villas, water villas and senior water villas
  • Restaurants Family friendly all inclusive meal plan
  • Food and Drinks 2 bars for drinks and snacks
  • FacilitiesWatersports, yoga, gym, spa and local experiences to enjoy
  • Diving Daily boat diving for certified divers and snorkellers
  • Diving Extras Whaleshark trips and sun set cruises
  • Internet Access Internet access throughout the island

About Constance Moofushi

Constance Moofushi is an enviably placed 5 star island resort, tucked away in South Ari. The resort combines "Crusoe Chic" with barefoot elegance in a deluxe resort. Get ready to leave the world behind you. As well as beautiful beachfront and turquoise waters, Constance Moofushi sits on a manta migration route. Jump on a boat and you too could be swimming with these magnificent creatures. Divers, snorkellers and water lovers will fall in love with the excellent encounters possible - from the sheltered lagoon in front of the resort, packed with marine life, to the 20+ dive sites all easily accessible with the on-site dive centre. Enjoy as much or as little seclusion as makes you happy! Welcome to the restorative world of Constance Moofushi.

Make your home away from home one of the 3 room options. The beach villas are laid out along the island's north coast, with beach views and light, airy rooms. The water villas are larger, stretching out from the island. Walk from your villa straight into the ocean. For the ultimate upgrade, opt for a senior water villa. Not only do they offer more space, but they are also the furthest away from the island. This is your very own slice of the Maldives. All Beach and Water Villas feature air-conditioning, ceiling fan, bathroom, shower, WC, hairdryer, complimentary WI-FI, LCD TV - Hospitality TV with Video On demand, Selected TV channels, Apple Air Play and Android streaming, telephone, mini-bar, safe, tea, coffee facilities and a wooden terrace. he feature an outdoor bath tub, nespresso coffee machine, boss bluetooth speaker and weighing scale in addition to the standard beach villa and water villa amenities. All villas are built and decorated with wondrous tones of nature with a hint of Constance chic.

With an all inclusive food and drink package, you can enjoy your holiday hassle free. The Manta restaurant boasts barefoot dining, buffet style. Sink your toes into the sandy floor as you tuck into the daily speciality. Don't let the laid back atmosphere fool you. Want award winning wines? No problem! The sommelier will pair the prefect tipple. The Constance Moofushi has 2 bars, where guests enjoy their AI package, with signature cocktails and mocktails. The Alizee restaurant serves a la carte grill, with an emphasis on local seafood and fish dishes.

The Blue Tribe Moofushi arrange daily diving, snorkelling, whaleshark trips and sunset cruises. The lagoon is well sheltered and perfect for a daily dip or to enjoy the on site non motorised water sports. Or put your feet up in the charming spa, set on the wooden jetty overlooking the sea as your aches and pains are massaged away. There is even a yoga pavilion and fitness gym! Local charges do apply for some experiences, such as wine tasting, cooking class or visit to the local fishing village.

Beach Villas

The beach villas are 57sqm and run along the north of the island. They sleep 2 adults + 1 extra bed (adult or child under 13 years)

Water Villas

56 water villas on the island all 66sqm. Sleep 2 adults + 1 extra bed (adult or child under 13 years)

Senior Water Villas

30 Senior Water Villas of 94sqm. These villas are the furthest away from the island, to the west. The feature an outdoor bath tub, nespresso coffee machine, boss bluetooth speaker and weighing scale in addition to the standard beach villa and water villa amenities. They sleep 2 adults + 1 extra bed adult or 2 extra beds for children under 13 years

Barefoot Dining

Enjoy barefoot dining experiences at the Manta buffet restaurant, dine on the beach at the Alizee beach grill and savour a cocktail and snacks at the Totem bar

All Beach and Water Villas feature air-conditioning, ceiling fan, bathroom, shower, WC, hairdryer, complimentary WI-FI, LCD TV - Hospitality TV with Video On demand, Selected TV channels, Apple Air Play and Android streaming, telephone, mini-bar, safe, tea, coffee facilities and a wooden terrace.

We would be happy to put together a tailormade booking for you, please fill in your details below and one of our diving holiday experts will be in touch with you to discuss your plans.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Location

The Maldives is in the Indian Ocean, a 10-14hr flight from the UK, around 370 miles southwest of Sri Lanka. It is made up of 1200 islands, stretching over 500 miles from north to south. The main arrival airport for all flights to the Maldives is Male's airport island (MLE). The Maldives is famous for its great snorkelling, manta cleaning stations, whalesharks, shark dives and fast drift dives through channels. The water remains a constant 27-28 C year round.

Weather and Climate

Whilst there are 2 monsoon seasons (Nov-Apr & May-Oct), the diving remains excellent year round. Diving operators will changes their dive sites in each season to find the best hot spots for the big fish! Traditionally, our summer months tend to be windier with a higher chance of rain, whilst the winter months are flatter. However, the seasons are much less predictable in reality and its a fabulous place to dive whatever time of year!

Travel

Flight options

Our holidays to the Maldives can be quoted with most major airlines. If you would like to depart from a regional UK airport (eg. Glasgow/Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham or Gatwick) or have a specific airline you prefer to fly with, simply let us know in your booking request. Times and any applicable supplements will be confirmed by your travel consultant before you finalise your holiday. We are unfortunately not able to redeem airmiles on your behalf. If you make your own flight arrangements to Male, please check the transfer arrangements before confirming your flights. Please do not finalise any flight arrangements yourself before your liveaboard space is confirmed as being held.

Stopovers

As most flights are not direct, it is simple to add a stop over en route - simply ask your travel consultant for a quote. Sri Lanka is our most popular, up coming destination - with beautiful beaches, it's a great alternative to staying in the Maldives resorts. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, why not head into the jungle for look for elephants and leopards. Or if you are a culture vulture, we highly recommend a Kandy city tour. The choice is yours! As we are able to book most major airlines to the Maldives, you can also add a stop to break up your flight. Popular locations include Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi.

Arrange before you go

Visa requirements

UK passport holders are able to obtain a free 30 day visa on arrival. Do ensure your passport has 6 months validity from your return date to prevent any issues with immigration. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here . If transiting via Sri Lanka you must have a visa prior to travel click here

Insurance

Scuba Travel requires all of our customers to have diving insurance. Please make sure that you have appropriate cover for your diving activities. We also strongly recommend you have travel insurance. It's worth taking out travel insurance once you have paid your deposit to ensure you are covered for unforeseen events and cancellation. Find out more about our combined dive and travel policy click here

Immunisations

Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on travel immunisations: click here

Preparing to fly

Seating

You will be able to manage your booking online once you have been ticketed (after you have paid your holiday balance). Most airlines will now enable you to select your seating at this point. There may be a small charge for prebookable seating before online check in opens. Please speak to the airline for more information about charges.

Check in

As you are flying with a scheduled airline, you will be able to check in online with your airline. Please visit their website for more information about when online check in opens.

Lounge

An airport lounge is a great way to start your holiday or to while away flight connections in comfort. Scuba Travel works with Lounge Pass to offer a huge range of affordable airport lounges around the world. click here

Parking

Prebook your airport parking to save money! If you have a long way to travel, why not also look at booking an airport hotel. These aren't as expensive as you might think. click here

What happens when I arrive?

On arrival in the Maldives, you will need to clear immigration and collect your baggage. You will then be met outside of arrivals by a representative from your liveaboard or resort. They will be holding a board with either your destination or your name on it. If you have any issues at all locating your rep, please turn left from arrivals and go to the information desk at Male airport. We have an emergency contact, manned by a member of the team here in the UK. Please call 0044 7747 488 002. We will be able to help your rep locate you in the airport.

Transfers

If your holiday begins in Male you will be met and taken to your boat. The transfer takes around 20mins. Many of our Maldives holidays will include either a domestic flight or seaplane transfer. It takes approx 45mins -1 hour to clear immigration and collect your baggage at Male airport. We endeavour to keep the transit between flights as short as possible and your transfer will normally take place within 3 hours of your international arrival, but please be aware, you may have to wait at the airport between flights. The domestic terminal is right next door to arrivals. This has AC, bathrooms and a small cafe. You will usually be met by a rep, who will assist you in moving between the terminals. The baggage allowance on domestic flights is typically 20kgs hold and 5kgs hand baggage. Excess baggage is charged locally $2-$5/kg. The seaplane check in desk is to your right on exiting the arrivals hall. You will check your bag in here and then be transferred to the seaplane terminal by bus. This has AC, bathrooms, a small cafe and shop. The seaplanes run regularly throughout the day and due to the way the scheduling is organised, the exact time of your seaplane cannot be confirmed prior to arrival in Male. Seaplanes do not run in the dark - the fist seaplane is around 06:00 Male time and ends around 16:00 Male time. The baggage allowance on seaplane flights is typically 20kgs hold and 5kgs hand baggage. Excess baggage is charged locally $2-$5/kg.

Departures

You will be taken back to Male airport in time for your international flight. Domestic flights and seaplanes will arrive in time for you to make your connections. Typically you will arrive at the airport 1 1/2- 2 hours before your flight time. There is currently no departure tax when leaving the Maldives.

Info

Tipping

Please ask for a quote to add international flights from the UK to your holiday

Currency

USD cash is the preferred currency. Credit & debit cards accepted although a surcharge may apply. A 12% local GST applies to all purchases made in the Maldives and will be added to bills locally.

Phone coverage

Typically the Maldives has good mobile phone coverage throughout, although it is not 100 percent - please check with your phone contract provider for data roaming, charges and 3G availability.

Plugs and electricity

Either UK 3 pin or European 2 pin plugs. Please do not leave batteries charging unattended in your rooms.

Extras

Hire equipment

Kit hire can be arranged in resort and is paid for locally

Extras

Single, 2 tank, whole day, early morning and night dives can all be arranged and paid for in resort

Souvenirs

The dive centre has a small, limited shop on site

Nitrox/Gas

nitrox for certified divers

Payments

Deposits and Balances

A typical deposit for a holiday to Constance Moofushi is around £600-800 per person, although this will depend on your exact flight option and travel class. Larger deposits may be required for some flight options (eg premium economy/business class).

Ways to pay

We accept mastercard and visa debit or credit cards. Alternatively, you are welcome to pay via bank transfer. All non sterling card payments and UK business debit cards will be subject to the 2% surcharge. Overseas bank transfers must add £6 to the sterling total to cover international handling fees. We are not able to accept PayPal transactions.

Group Payments

If you have booked as part of a group, you can still call and pay directly without needing to go via your group leader. Please have your trip reference number to hand to help us locate your holiday as quickly as possible. You will receive a transaction receipt - your group leader will forward your ATOL certificate and booking confirmation

Discounts

Repeat Guests

Included

This holiday price is per person based on 2 people sharing (single supplements will apply) 7 nights in a beach villas
All inclusive: meals in the manta restaurant, lunch and afternoon tea in the Totem Bar, icecream, a variety of selected spirits and beers, fresh drinks, soft drinks, mineral water, cocktails, signature drinks
A return seaplane from Male is included. You may be charged for excess baggage on the seaplane if you are above the weight limit for your hold baggage.

Excluded

Local taxes on purchases apply in the Maldives (12% GST). Excluded are room service, additional meals or drinks outside of your meal plan - some drinks/restaurants are excluded from the all inclusive programme. Additional local services such as telephone calls, laundry, spa services, special events and excursions are paid for locally.

Day diving can be booked and paid for on site with the dive centre.

Please ask for a quote to add international flights from the UK to your holiday

Tipping is entirely at your discretion. We do not make recommendations as to how much to tip. Should you wish to leave a tip for the staff and crew, it should reflect the level of service you have enjoyed.

Discover the underwater paradise of the South Ari Atoll known as one of the best diving spots in the world. Explore the spectacular house reef just metres from the beach, home of the exotic marine life; from stingrays and lionfish to snappers and eels.The water around Constance Moofushi is also on the migration route of mantas, whale sharks, dolphins and sea eagles. With clear water visibility usually between 20 and 25 metres and a slow to moderate current, divers find it perfect for dives. Expert divers can choose from more than 20 diving points but there is also plenty to explore for new divers or those wishing to refresh their skills.

BlueTribe offer PADI certificate courses, snorkelling equipment and boat excursions for those wanting to explore the sea! Ari Atoll has an amazing variety of corals and abundant fish. The 37 dive sites are very close to the island and allow spectacular diving, most are only between 5 and 40 minutes by boat

Blue Tribe meet at the dive center 5-10min before the dives. All divers head to the boat together where the gear is already assembled and the weights and wetsuits are ready in your own personal box. After a quick nitrox check and an informative dive briefing we head out to one or two dive sites, depending on the morning or the afternoon dive. Night dives can be organized on request. There is no minimum number of divers that are needed dives. If just one person wants to go diving? No problem.

  • Excellent house reef for snorkelling and diving with multiple entry points
  • Great for manta and whaleshark sightings
  • Full range of PADI courses

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