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Taste of Love in Paradise

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A February 2006 trip to Maldives by Vicho

Halaveli dream Photo, Maldives, Asia More Photos
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Taste of Love in Paradise

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Overview

Halaveli dream Photo, Maldives, Asia
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Islands in Maldives give so many different faces of Paradise—all perfect for forgetting about the outside world. Once the smooth, white sand touches your feet, and the breeze starts playing with your hair, you will fall in love. Fall in love with Maldives, with all people around, and with the air you breath. Everything here is perfect. The seawater is just the right temperature; not cold, so it is easy to soak yourself in; but not too hot, so it is still refreshing. Temperatures are around 30°C, with low humidity, so you do not sweat and the mosquito don’t bite here. The availability of rooms limits the number of people on the Islands, so the beaches never gets too crowded. Food is prepared by the bes...Read More

Dive Ocean Biyadoo

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Attraction | "Experience with Dive Ocean"

Dive Ocean Biyadoo Photo, Male, Maldives
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The sun in Maldives is very strong, and diving is one way to protect yourself from serious skin burns. But it is definitely not the reason why diving is so popular here. Abundant marine life, together with colourful corals, is an irresistible invitation for divers from all around the world. All you need for enjoying your dives is a team of good professional diving instructors. I dived with those from Dive Ocean in the Biyadoo Island. The owner, Guido Perrod, is calm Italian guy with big smile who makes you feel always welcome. In order to ensure you will feel comfortable not only during your dive, but also before and after, he employs instructors speaking many different languages. If you speak Engl...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 1, 2006

Dive Ocean Biyadoo
Biyadoo Island Resort
Male, Maldives

Biyadhoo Island Resort

Hotel | "Biyadoo First touch of paradise-part II"

Biyadhoo Island Resort Photo, Maldives, Asia
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There is also a bar here, and even if Maldives is a Muslim country you can get a selection of alcoholic drinks here. Some evenings locals sit in front of the bar and play their native drummy music and forcing guests to dance, other evenings can be accompanied by live hit-song music performed by local singers. There is a selection of daily activities available like fishing, snorkeling, or deserted Islands trips. The program can be found in the reception area. The best you can do to make your holiday here really special and absolutely unforgettable is to have a dinner arranged on the beach. Tables with red candles and covered with red and white flowers are just a meter or so from the sea ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 6, 2006

Biyadhoo Island Resort

Maldives, Asia

Constance Halaveli Resort

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Hotel | "Halaveli –Be Part of Family"

Constance Halaveli Resort Photo, Maldives, Asia
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Halaveli Island resort lies north from Male. The best and the most exiting way how to get here is using the hydroplane. It leaves from Male International Airport, and the flight will take about 40 minutes. It is lovely to fly above all the tiny islands, surrounded with white beaches and clear waters. The hydro will drop you off at a 2x5 meter floating platform, and leave. It is a weird feeling even if you see the boat coming to pick you up and take you to the island. In Halaveli, the manager of the Island will come to welcome you personally. Some little snack might be prepared for you in the bar, then you will get your room number and someone will take you and your luggage there....Read More

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Constance Halaveli Resort
Alifu Alifu Atoll
Halaveli, Maldives 09130
(960) 666 7000

Sand Tongue

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Sand tongue Photo, Maldives, Asia
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Brandon and Monica organized this trip. Brandon is a tiny Rastaman and Monica is an energetic Italian woman. Sounds like a weird combination, but they are so lovely that you just have to do the trips with them. They will not only take you for the trip, but they will make sure you have a great time and that you come back safely. All that smiling laughing and joking.Sand tongue is a strip of sand about a 30-minute boat trip from the Halaveli island. It is inhabited only by birds, black ones and white ones. It is really interesting to go on this trip even if you might wonder what can be so interesting on the strip of sand. It is the fact that there is nothing else, just the view to t...Read More

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TGI Diving International

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Hotel | "TGI Diving International-my special experience"

TGI Diving International Photo, Maldives, Asia
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Diving around Halaveli Island was a really unforgettable experience. I participated in a day diving trip that had two dives and lunch on boat. We went to Maalhoss Thila first. The current can be very strong here but we were lucky and had just a mild one. We could enjoy all different colors of corrals and fish. The maximum depth of this dive was 30m, and we stayed for about 40 minutes. The water was reasonably warm, so I was not cold even wearing only a short-sleeved wetsuit. I was a bit worried about having a lunch on the boat, as sometimes my stomach feels funny, but it was perfectly fine this time—perhaps because the boat was not stopped at one place and was moving toward the other dive p...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 6, 2006

TGI Diving International

Maldives
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