mujthaba saeed - 23 Feb 2022

Scuba Diving at Maaya Thila Maldives

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Scuba diving in itself is a whole other world. Serenity beneath the surface is sought by many divers and the underwater colours and life is what bring scuba divers to such exotic locales as The Maldives. Scuba diving in Maaya Thila, here within the Indian Ocean of Maldives is where you will find the best and most unique scuba diving experiences in the tropical oasis of the Indian Ocean. 

Maaya Thila is located in the North Ari Atoll here in the Maldives and is a Marine Protected Area that has been voted as Maldives’ #1 dive spot. Divers can enjoy 121-130 feet of depth with an average visibility of 101-110 feet.

Maaya Thila can be easily accessed by boat and is located approximately five miles northwest of the island of Ukulhas in the Maldives. Many resorts offered through Maldives Exclusive  offer the use of boats and / or personalized boat charters to Maaya Thila. The resorts of Maldives, and on the island of Ukulhas offer five-star accommodations, and five-star diving excursions!

Maaya Thila continues to be voted as one of the top 10 diving sites in the world. The sealife one can expect during their dive here at Maaya Thila offers a phenomenal experience.

This saltwater dive site is situated with a dive wall that offers shelter from the current where you can use your highly recommended reef-hook to secure yourself as you watch the amazing sea sail past you. 

Known as the best place for an opportunity to be up close and personal with shark life such as white-tip reef shark, you will also revel in viewings of  the great barracuda, Moorish idol, along with tropical marine life such as the  blue face angelfish, the butterflyfish, parrotfish, tall fin batfish, and of course the tropical clownfish. Take in the stunning colors such as a sea of turquoise swimming past you in a perfectly formed school. Then watch a stunning display of cobalt blue and neon yellow of the blue-hippo tang in glorious shimmering waves. 

Maldives has an abundance of coral reefs and offers the greatest opportunity to view the natural habitat of life in these tropical reefs. 

There is no greater or more surreal experience for any diver than a night dive in Maaya Thila. Imagine swimming above the great barracuda, or the stingray undulating along the floor of the reef. Observe the white-tip shark and the grey-reef shark monitoring their territory like predators in the night.  Maaya Thila will offer all of this!

If you’re a novice diver or an experienced diver with years of observing marine life, Maaya Thila is without a doubt an essential location to get the most remarkable scuba diving experience in the world. 

Take advantage of all that the Maldives has to offer from the  white sand beaches to the glistening turquoise waters to the astonishing marine life under the sea.

Call Maldives Exclusive today and one of our experts will assist in planning your trip to the Maldives along with your awaiting scuba diving adventure in the beautiful Maaya Thila!