Centara Ras Fushi
A restful, adults-only private island with outstanding scuba diving, snorkelling, and surfing
- Adults only private island ambience, ideal for rest, relaxation, and romance
- Free use of snorkelling gear and watersports equipment on the house reef
- North Male's best dive, snorkel, and surf sites less than 20 minutes away
- Reef manta ray encounters between December and April, May to November
Centara Ras Fushi offers luxury and relaxation in a stunning, romantic, adults-only island setting. This resort's modern design and comfortable guest facilities blend effortlessly into nature, highlighting the island itself as the number one attraction. Explore the Maldives’ beautiful underwater world with PADI courses, guided diving, snorkelling, surfing, and exciting excursions like submarine tours and chartered yachts. Or, recharge your battery with infinity pools, white sand beaches, oceanside yoga, and a variety of calming spa services.
About Centara Ras Fushi
Designed as an adults-only sanctuary, the upscale Centara Ras Fushi Resort and Spa Maldives pairs stunning overwater or romantic beachside villas with a crystalline lagoon in North Male Atoll. Part of the prestigious Centara Resorts family, this resort provides guests with a fully flexible, curated experience in one of the most picturesque settings imaginable. Resort staff will be on hand to greet guests upon arrival at the airport, providing assistance with the 15-minute speedboat transfer to the resort, where they will be welcomed with warm smiles and refreshing signature mocktails.
North Male Atoll is one of the Maldives’ best known destinations, home to private islands ringed with white sand and sparkling turquoise water. Divers have flocked to this atoll for decades to experience its channels and thila dives, explore colourful coral reefs teeming with tropical fish, and get up close and personal with reef manta rays. In fact, the resort's own house reef makes a perfect place to earn your scuba certification. Or, if you’d like to take the adventure further, Centara Ras Fushi's water sports centre offers PADI courses, guided scuba diving, snorkelling, and surfing trips to all of the atoll's most exciting sites.
Explore the resort
Centara Ras Fushi offers privacy, seclusion and romance, in a stunning adults-only island setting. Guests can choose between seven different options for drinking and dining, including buffets and daily chef-prepared menus. You'll be spoiled for choice with Thai and Middle Eastern bistros, an Italian trattoria, and cocktails on the Viu Bar's catamaran nets. And, with options for half board and all-inclusive dining, you're guaranteed to find a package that fits your style. Centara Ras Fushi also offers a variety of private dining experiences, including romantic dinners for two on the sand, beach barbecues, and 24-hour in-villa dining.
The resort's watersports centre, Best Dives Maldives, offers a wide variety of activities, including diving and snorkelling, surfing, private yacht charter, and even submarine tours. Plus, free all-day use of snorkelling and watersports equipment for self-guided exploration on the island's house reef. When you need a break from all the adventure, catch some rays at the infinity pool, wander the white sand beach, or discover a wealth of transformative wellness treatments and daily yoga sessions at the spa. Services include Thai massage, Ayurvedic treatments, and special packages for couples.
Diving from Centara Ras Fushi
Best Dive Maldives offers a range of PADI courses and guided leisure dives around the atoll. The island's house reef is ideal for certifying students and beginners, with calm conditions and good visibility,while some of the most exciting dive sites in North Male are just a short boat ride away. Whether you're new to diving or you've been at it for years, you'll love this shop's friendly and professional staff, high standards for safety, and wide variety of dive sites and excursions. This dive centre also offers a variety of unique excursions including seasonal turtle, dolphin, and whale shark snorkelling adventures, submarine tours, and private yacht charter.
North Male is the classic Maldivian scuba diving destination, and home to some of the country's most popular sites. This is an ideal place for intermediate divers to gain confidence and experience diving in a current, explore plunging channels and walls, and go searching for pelagics at thilas and busy cleaning stations. Between May and October, reef manta rays are often spotted in this region, and Best Dives leads guided dive and snorkel trips to see them at world-famous manta point.
- If you're hoping to see North Male Atoll's famous reef manta rays, plan to visit during a full or new moon between December and April.
- Be sure to pack a few nice outfits for enjoying the resort's luxurious options for dining and drinking.
- Set a day aside for enjoying the resort's spa, specialising in Thai massage, Ayurvedic treatments, and couples sessions.
Diving in North Malé Atoll
Manta RaysYear round
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Soft coralsYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water