on March 1, 2006
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 English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, or Japanese, your instructor will speak your language. This can be especially handy if you decide to do your course here. This PADI centre offers courses from Open Water Diver through Adventure Diver to Advance Diver or even higher than that. All instructors are very experienced and always put your safety above all.
Start your diver's life here and you will be in good hands—this feels so good when you start diving. When someone is there for you to hold your hand to help you get stabilized, you can only care about the sea life. And there is a lot to look at. Surgeons, butterfly fish, anemones, and many others can be seen during the easy coast dive Reef House. I have done some dives from the boat as Olhuveli out, Kandoona corner, and Guraidhoo corner, and I saw sharks, morays, lionfish, and sea turtles.
Two dives here are about $100, and it is well worth the price. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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