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Manta Mania

15th to 20th September2024

3,430 USD


Join our expedition to explore the extraordinary reefs of Baa Atoll. Home to manta rays and whale sharks, this trip is  for divers who want a luxurious island experience.


Nestled in the northeast of Baa Atoll and in close proximity to the world-renowned Hanifaru Bay, this destination offers a unique opportunity to witness the majestic manta rays gliding through the ocean—a sight that promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Baa Atoll is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, celebrated for its rich biodiversity and pristine marine environment. Dive into crystal-clear waters and explore vibrant coral reefs teeming with life. From colorful coral formations to an array of marine species, every dive is a new adventure. Encounter graceful manta rays, playful dolphins, and an impressive variety of fish species, including barracudas, groupers, and snappers. The region is also home to whale sharks, the gentle giants of the sea, which are often spotted during the diving season.

Whether you are a novice or a professional diver, our excursions to dive sites within Baa Atoll and even neighboring atolls cater to all skill levels. Immerse yourself in the underwater wonders and explore the vibrant marine life that makes this region a diver's paradise.

6 days / 5 nights

8 spots

Reethi Beach Resort

Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily

Sun, 15 Sept, 2024

Fri, 20 Sept, 2024



Buffet breakfast and dinner 


Manta swim at Hanifaru Bay

Water activities - kayaking & dolphin cruise

Round trip domestic flight and sea trip to the island and back to Male


Tips collected at the end of the trip

Medical and scuba diving insurance


Bank transfer fees

Rental dive gear

Additional water activities


Night dive


  • Day 1 | Welcome to Reethi
    Your adventure begins today! After arriving to the island, you'll have the day to relax and get your gear sorted for your first dive day tomorrow.
  • Day 2 - 5 | Living that island life
    Whether you're getting your Open water license or doing fun dives, get ready to enjoy the spectacular diving Baa atoll has to offer. 7am - Breakfast followed by getting your dives in. 2pm - Lunch time followed by a few hours of free time. Whether you want to enjoy different water activities or nap on a sunbed, you're on vacation! Enjoy this time to do whatever you want. 5:30pm - Meet up on the other side of the island for a sunset catch up and drinks 7pm - Dinner and time to unwind for another exciting day of island life!
  • Day 6 | Tanned and ready to say our goodbyes
    It’s time to say our goodbyes and catch our flights back home


Important Notes



Double occupancy      -   $3,430

Single occupancy        -   $3,757

*Different pricing for those not licensed and wanting to get their open water license on the trip.

Double occupancy pricing is per person and on a shared occupancy basis. If you are traveling solo, we will match you with another solo guest of the same gender.



View our Terms & Conditions for more about our Cancellation policy.



 This trip is open to everyone. For those that don't have a dive license and wish to obtain one, this will be the perfect location for you. Starting off your dives right from the resorts beach for a relaxing start to your new dive journey.



 All guests will arrive into the Maldives at Male' International Airport from where guests may opt for a scenic seaplane flight to Reethi Beach (40 minutes) or a domestic flight to the nearby island of Dharavandhoo, followed by a 20-minutes speedboat ride to your holiday destination.  


 Located on a small island in Baa Atoll, guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world and find tranquility amidst the serene beauty of a true Maldivian jungle. Our comfortable standalone villas are thoughtfully designed while offering a unique service in the comfort of a distinctive environment.




 The Maldivian Rufiyaa is the official currency of the Maldives. The US dollar is also accepted everywhere, however change needed from a transaction will be given back to you in Maldivian Rufiyaa. Most major credit cards are accepted widely when shopping, however it may be useful to have some Maldivian Rufiyaa incase some shops only accept Maldivian Rufiyaa.



 Most countries in the world get visa on arrival. Your passport must have 6 months validity from departure date. You should check entry requirements for your specific passport.

Your host



Having retired from the corporate world 5 years ago, Mariam’s new office is underwater where she likes to spend most o f her time. Having taken over 100 guests on dive trips, she believes that her trips are all inclusive. Creating a safe space for divers, MER is a community for divers who are like-minded and want to dive together . All trips are organized and handled from A to Z through her and are especially arranged to provide the best possible dive experience. You will dive with the best operators and learn the most about the region where you are diving.

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