Maldives is not all about beaches and the sun. The underwater landscape of the islands, featuring colorful corals and energetic marine life, is just as fascinating as the beautiful beaches.
Vaavu Atoll is one of the Southern Atolls where divers can see a range of different shark species at just about any time of the year. The Vaavu Atoll features deep channels with fast currents which carry essential nutrients for large schools of fish and of course, sharks.
North Malé Atoll
The North Malé Atoll is said to be the first scuba diving site to be discovered. This beautiful atoll is home to some of the most popular and earliest discovered dive sites such as Gaathugiri or Banana Reef. If you are planning to dive in Maldives, look for a luxury resort in Maldives such as the Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort to gain easy and convenient access to various different atolls on various different islands.
Ari Atoll is one of the most well-known Maldivian atolls where divers can come across massive schools of fish and pelagic. This is a great place where sightings of hammerhead sharks, whale sharks, eagle rays and manta rays are almost guaranteed
Haa Dhaalu Atoll
At Haa Dhaalu Atoll, divers can enjoy the company of white tip reef sharks and black tip reef sharks among other species such as giant trivially, manta rays and moray eels.
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