Consisting of 26 natural atolls; coupled with tropical climate, crystal clear waters, and great diversity of marine life resulted from the abundance of coral reefs and friendly people, the Maldives is internationally known as a diving holiday haven and one of the world’s premier dive sites. With that said, it is not difficult to see liveaboard in the Maldives would be the preferable choice for diving holidays.
While staying in resorts is great for diving holidays, doing so would limit how much you can see as you can only dive in one or two spots throughout your trip, which would be a pity especially in the Maldives, as there is just so much to see. The liveaboard experience in the Maldives would allow you to visit multiple sites in a day and focus on diving. A 7 night trip would allow you to see the best of more than half the atolls of the Maldives has to offer.
Boats for liveaboard diving in the Maldives are essentially moving resorts, with many of landed resort amenities found on these vessels. As such, you would not be sacrificing comfort in your diving holiday in order to visit more dive sites. Furthermore, you would get to enjoy the benefits of having a skilled crew and captain getting you to unique sites, as well as having staffs attending to you when you got up on the boat, like serving drinks and handing you a towel – something staying on dry land that you can hardly enjoy.
One notable disadvantage of liveaboard diving holidays would be missing the feel of sand on your feet as spend limited time on the beach. usual local nightlife on land. However, in return, you would get to enjoy scenery seldom available on land due to light pollution, and get to see the moon and stars at their full glory. Most liveaboard packages in the Maldives would also provide night dives, enabling you to see what nightlife underneath is like, which is nothing short of breathtaking.
Due to the nature of liveaboard, hardly anyone who is less than serious about diving would sign up. As such, your liveaboard diving holiday in the Maldives would enable you to be in the company with fellow enthusiastic divers, thus enriching your experience even when you are not in the water and making new friendships that would probably last a lifetime.
In a nutshell, there is just no reason not to consider liveaboard if you are serious about diving in the Maldives and seeing the best the country has to offer, and signing up might be one of the best travelling decisions you would ever make.