It's no secret that the Maldives is one of the most sought-after
diving destinations in the world and while there is most certainly
plenty to do and see underwater, there's also a whole lot going on
back on dry land.
For those wanting to explore the depths of the ocean, LUX* offers
access to some of the nation's most beautiful dive sites, where
scuba enthusiasts can see an abundance of parrotfish, butterfly
fish, sting rays, manta rays, tuna and barracuda, not to mention
impressive yet gentle whale sharks. You might even encounter an
elusive hawksbill, dolphin or green turtle.
Dive sites include Maamagili, suitable for beginners and those who
have never dived before, Aa Thila for the more experienced, and
Thinfushi Beru Tila for advanced divers. Our dive centre offers 37
incredible dive sites, two wreck sites and night diving, all within
a short boat ride offshore.
Two diving sessions are hosted daily, with at least one trained
monitor for every four divers. The dive centre also has a Euro
Divers five-star PADI certification for complete peace of mind.
Courses include Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver (leading to PADI
Scuba Diver certification), and an Open Water Diver Course. The
latter lasts five to six days and leads to an
internationally-recognised PADI scuba diving certificate and a card
that entitles you to rent equipment and dive anywhere in the world
to a depth of 18m during the day. NITROX diving courses are also
For those who'd like to enjoy a more casual swim, LUX* Maldives
has two spacious swimming pools located on the sunset side of the
Make the most of your LUX* island getaway with complimentary reef
snorkelling, kayaking and pedal boats. There's also a wide range of
water sports available at the boathouse, such as windsurfing,
rubber ring and banana rides, Flyboarding,
water-skiing, wakeboarding and jet-skiing for an additional fee. Or
explore further afield with a private catamaran trip and picnic
parties to neighboring islets.
"Underwater experience at LUX*
Take a break from the ocean with a game of beach table tennis,
volleyball and tennis on floodlit courts. Visit LUX* Me
fitness to enjoy a tailor-made training session complete with
beach yoga, cycle around the lush island setting or challenge
someone to a game of billiards and table soccer at our indoor games
In the evening, head out to Musik, our lively island nightclub,
where an eclectic mix of rock, salsa and techno mixed by our
in-house DJ will have you dancing until the sun comes up.