The abundance of unique and rare marine life is what sets the Maldives apart from other top dive destinations in the world. On the atoll there is excellent reef diving, with many swim-throughs, caverns and overhangs to explore. Home to the planets most pristine reefs, the Maldives is popular with all ranges of divers, from beginners to professionals.

Be they nearby islands such as Cocoa Island which are only a short boat trip away from the airport, or further afield ones which are a flight away, the diving is always reliably excellent. There is also the option of heading out to sea on a liveaboard where you can get close and personal with many rare forms of sea life.

The list below shows our favourite properties around the Maldives be it for families or for a couple seeking a romantic honeymoon.

Properties for Diving in the Maldives