Location: In the Indian Ocean South-West of Sri Lanka and India

Short description: Group of atolls with ca. 1,190 islands. Famous not only for its beautiful beaches, but also the plentiful underwater fauna. Diving in Maldives enjoys a big variety, depending on the atoll and season

Expected marine life: Snappers, moray eels, turtles, frogfish, ghostpipefish, leaffish, sometimes manta rays, eagle rays, sharks and whalesharks

Accomodation: To dive Maldives you can stay either in any of the many luxury resorts or on a live-aboard

Best time of year to visit: Diving in Maldives is good all year round, but in different locations/atolls. For manta or whaleshark sightings July to November is recommended

Visibility: good to excellent (20-30m)

Currents: vary, but generally mild

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