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surftb15 Jun 16, 16 12:37 pm


Originally Posted by landing (Post 26788219)
I thought the same 4-5n something close to Male by speedboat, then maybe CB. Why you didnīt like it? I think diving is not the best but the hard product and rest looks amazing. Which Resort do you recommend?

The rooms are amazing.
The alchemists are great.

The issue for me was diving. The boat trips typically go to the same reef and it gets repetitive.

Plus the cost of those trips is much higher then any other resort.

Kagehitokiri Jun 16, 16 12:59 pm

can transfer between maldives properties by boat

ordering properties by location >
velaa
soneva jani
cheval blanc
kanuhura
(less than 1 hour)
FS exclusive-use voavah
anantara kihavah
FS LG
amilla
soneva fushi
(same distance, presumably 1 hour)
reethi rah
coco palm bodu hithi
exclusive-use coco prive
huvafen fushi
banyan tree
FS KH
gili
male airport
taj exotica
jumeirah vittaveli
waldorf
naladhu & anantara
cocoa
(more than 1 hour)
angsana velavaru
(1 hour)
como
(less than 1 hour)
six senses
gan airport
(more than 1 hour)
jumeirah dhevanafushi
PH
(more than 1 hour)
SL
http://www.bing.com/mapspreview?&ty=...=1&form=S00027
i can easily add additional properties to the above list
anyone can add to bing map, click "share" at top for link

surftb15 Jun 16, 16 1:04 pm

Kihavah and cbr would be a nice trip. Get the snorkeling and diving done at kihavah then go to Cbr.

surftb15 Jun 16, 16 2:03 pm

The issue with kihavah is the reef is completely destroyed and bleached out. Baa atoll got hit bad by bleaching.

chinmoylad Jun 17, 16 1:20 am

Not a big diver or snorkeler by any means, but the W really does have a fantastic house reef and nearby dive spots. Unfortunately, it's a W (and I heard they made it even MORE of a W after I was last there).


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