About Cruise and Stay with Carpe Diem
There's a fabulous new way to explore the Maldives - introducing the cruise and stay with Carpe Diem fleet. Now you can combine 4 nights on your liveaboard and 3 nights in the brand new Carpe Diem resort. Range far from the crowds on board and soak up the elegant luxury of a picture perfect island. With 3 dives a day on offer for your whole 7 night stay, this is a relaxing and refreshing way to enjoy the best of both worlds in the Maldives.
Open to just 20 travellers each way, the week begins with in Male. Step on board your home for 4 nights, the popular and welcoming Carpe Vita. Voted one of the Top 10 Dive Liveaboards in the World 2017 by readers of DIVE Magazine UK, the luxury cruise vessel Carpe Vita offers 10 en suite cabins across a range of cabin grades. The boat has a fully licensed bar, communal lounge area with a TV, and a Jacuzzi on the top deck. Dining is buffet style and enjoyed on a communal long table with views out to the ocean.
The days begin with a morning dive at 6am, mid morning at around 11am and then an afternoon dive around 3pm. For non-divers, some of the best snorkelling in the world can be enjoyed in the clear waters over a variety of dazzling coral walls that are home to schools of brightly coloured tropical fish. In deeper waters, divers can expect to encounter manta rays, turtles, sharks and even the possibility of the world's largest fish, the whale shark.
As the boat docks in Raa atoll, you will be welcomed to your new home for the next 3 nights - the Carpe Diem Resort. Opening in in 2018 this stunning new 115 room resort emphasis on being social resort, appeals to the active traveller who engages in a vibrant lifestyle while respecting the natural environment. Quo Spa with it's Hammam and range of specialised treatments inspires guests to change their status quo into a healthy routine with a dynamic approach to wellbeing. Daily yoga and fitness programs by Les Mills are among the methods guests at Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa can participate in as the take, or find, their health regime on holiday. Alternatively, if relaxation is high on the agenda, tranquil beaches, private pool villas and intimate dining are all possibilities to indulge in some quiet time.
In addition to 3 tanks on the house reef each day, you can enjoy the inflatable aqua park in the lagoon, overwater transparent dance floor and Latino bar Buena Vista, and fabulous dining option. There's even the first Nikkei signature restaurant in the Maldives, Ocean Deep! Local charges may apply for some in resort experiences. Please ask for more information at the time of booking as cruise and stay divers enjoy a discounted rate on selected services.
Trips are priced based on a 4 night liveaboard + 3 night resort stay. For a small supplement you can switch this around to begin with 4 nights in resort + 3 nights on board. Talk to your travel consultant today for more info.