The Manta Resort

The Horizon III offers both the most popular route for through the Central Atolls and the most undiscovered route to the Northern Atolls of Maldives. The boat provides perfect relaxation facilities a spacious sun deck with sun loungers and a jacuzzi. Blue Horizon guests have an opportunity to get not only an exciting diving trip but to explore uninhabited islands and enjoy a barbeque on one of it.

The Horizon III has 12 cabins to accommodate 24 guests. All cabins have air conditioning and private bathrooms. Standard cabins with twin beds located on lower deck. Deluxe cabins are situated on the upper deck as well as the biggest stateroom on the board master cabin. Guests can stay in between dives in boat’s salon or stay on the upper deck to enjoy the view. This area is also supplied with sun loungers and a jacuzzi. That makes time spent on board truly amazing.

The boat has two Bauer Marina compressors and nitrox membrane DIN And INT valves can be provided. Boat’s diving dhoni can take up to 22 divers and 4 dive guides. It carries diving equipment and tanks. The boat is supplied with all necessary safety equipment emergency rafts, life vests, firefighting equipment, emergency oxygen and first aid kits.

Horizon III itineraries include diving at the most well-known destination for diving in Maldives Central Atolls. You can never be bored with this destination. It has everything from colorful coral reefs and thilas to wrecks. Mantas, Napoleon wrasse, reef sharks can be seen regularly. Another great destination Blue Horizon II offers north part of Maldives. It includes diving at Lhaviyani and Baa. Baa atoll has a unique topography with huge overhangs, reefs, thilas, and pinnacles. Lhaviyani has plenty of Napoleon wrasse and unicornfish.

Male is a year-round destination. January to April are the best months for diving. The water temperature is about 27C to 30C/80-86F. Diving on North Atolls is all the year round but the recommended are the period December to May when the seas are at their calmest.

Traveling on board the Horizon III divers will get a perfect combination of quality diving services and new unexplored itineraries.

ACCOMMODATION

See the most overwhelming true nature’s beautiful sights from the comfort of your respective rooms.

1 Master Deluxe Cabin - Max occupancy is 2 people. Air-conditioned and occupied with a private toilet massage showers & a bath tub.

2 Deluxe Cabins - Max occupancy is 2 people. Air-conditioned and occupied with a private toilet massage showers & a bath tub.

9 Standard Cabins – Max occupancy is 2 person. Air-conditioned and occupied with a private toilet & a bath tub.

(9 Standard Cabins + 2 Deluxe Cabins + 1 Master Deluxe = 12 guest rooms on Horizon-3.)

FOOD & BEVERAGES

You can enjoy our dining facilities on the front deck in a breath-taking scenery and fresh air or even in the indoor dining room.

Meal Plan- We will serve Full Board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Menu - A wide range of varieties of food will be served and food can be prepared as per your special requests.

Alcohol & Drinks

Complimentary tea, coffee and water are always available on board.

Birthday & Special occasions - A complimentary tasty flavored cake will be provided.  We can also throw up a party (all expenses payable direct to the boat)

RELAXATION

Sun Deck with Jacuzzi

Massage & Spa

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Speed & Engine Mechanism

Engine: 2 engines x 360hp DOOSAN Daewoo (Dual Screw)

Speed: 10 to 14 knots

Generators: 220V, 50Hz (British Sockets) 77Kw DOOSAN and 85Kw DOOSAN

Water Maker: 2 x 6 tons per day Aqua Reef

Diesel: 8 tons

Number of Decks: 4

Tender-1: 18 meter Dhoni with 3 crew for transfers, diving or surfing or excursions etc.

Tender-2: 06 meter Boston Whaler with outboard engine for surfing or excursions.

Nitrox available for additional fee.

Safety

Life Jackets

Life rings

Fire retardants

Pumps

Navigation

Compass

Maps

GPS

Communication

CB Set

Mobile Phone

Internet (chargeable as per the number of stay & guests)

Other Excursions

Fishing trips

Local Island Visits

Resort Visits

Uninhabited island BBQ

Snorkeling

Night Fishing

DVD Player and LCD TV

Indoor board games

Male’-Vaavu-Ari-Male’ (7 nights)

The “Classic Atolls” because they include a beautiful mix of everything: Sharks, Rays, Napoleons, Mantas, Corals, sometimes Mantas at Night, Whale shark, an exciting wreck dive…you will love it because it offers a beautiful mix of Maldivian highlights.

Detailed day to day itinerary of the trip:

Day 1: Guests will be picked up from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and will start sailing from Male, depending on arrival check dive will be done.

Day 2: We make three dives, 1st dive Lankan manta, after dive cross to Ari atoll, 2nd Dive bathalakanthila, 3rd Dive Fesdu Thila, after dive check for manta at night.

Day 3: We make three dives, 1st dive Maalhos Thila, 2nd dive Moofushi manta, 3rd Dive Raidhiga Thila, if is weather -- BBQ.

Day 4:  We make three dives, 1st dive Rangali Madivaru, after dive & after breakfast search for whale shark, 2nd dive Maamingli Beyru, after dive & after lunch search for whale shark again, 2nd dive Dhidhoo Beyru.

Day 5: We do three dives, morning dive Kudarah Thila, after dive boat cross to Vaavu atoll, 2nd dive Dhigaluvashee Kandu, 3rd dive Night dive with nurse sharks Alimatha house reef.

Day 6: We make three dives, 1st dive Miyaru Kandu, after dive boat cross to south male atoll, 2nd dive Kandooma Thila, 3rd dive Kuda Giri wreck.

Day 7: Depending on guest departure we make one dive and return to Male at the end and possibly Male sightseeing.

Day 8:  Guests will be dropped off to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport after breakfast around 7am.

Note: Itinerary is subject to change due to the weather conditions, length of the trip and the group’s majority decision

Special: 

Early Booking Discounts
15% discount on stays booked and paid 360 days in advance
10% discount on stays booked and paid 270 days in advance
5% discount on stays booked and paid 180 days in advance
5% discount for repeat clients

New bookings only. Cannot be combined with other offers. Prices are based on double occupancy.