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- Incredible channel diving with strong tidal currents and sharks
- Spacious and contemporarily designed rooms, perfect for a couples retreat
- Excellent facilities for divers with PADI courses, professional-quality rental equipment, and custom speedboats
- Gourmet meals at the on-site restaurant, plus local options within walking distance
Plumeria Maldives strikes the perfect balance between luxury, adventure, and an authentic Maldivian experience, set on one of Vaavu Atoll's most attractive local islands. Get to know the island's underwater world with PADI courses, guided diving and snorkelling, watersports, or a fun day of island hopping. Or, relax your days away at the resort's white sand beach, full-sized pool, and soothing spa. Adventurous guests can continue the excitement with adrenaline-fueled diving throughout the atoll, starring sharks, mantas, and powerful ocean currents.
About Plumeria Maldives
Plumeria Maldives offers plenty of luxury and adventure, set in a laid back, authentic feeling guesthouse. You'll enjoy spacious and modern guest facilities with a blend of traditional and contemporary design, boasting outstanding amenities and chic interiors. This peaceful retreat is ideally located on a stunning stretch of white sand, backed by perfectly manicured gardens and a lovely shaded pool area. And, you'll find plenty to see and do close by, with shopping, dining, and a bikini beach within walking distance.
Thinadhoo is one of Vaavu Atoll's few inhabited islands, home to a handful of guesthouses, local shops and restaurants, and lovely white sand beaches. So, adventurous guests can easily explore a bit of the real Maldives. You'll also find kilometres of unspoilt nature, with sprawling mangrove forests, shaded jungle paths, and a vibrant house reef, home to colourful coral gardens and clouds of tropical fish. Swim, snorkel, and dive your days away in these shallow and current-free waters, or embark on an adventure further afield with guided excursions throughout the atoll - featuring high-speed, exciting underwater landscapes, sharks, mantas, and more!
Explore the resort
Each of this resort's spacious guest rooms and villas features traditional Maldivian design, paired with contemporary decor and modern luxuries. This theme is carried throughout Plumeria Maldives, adding to the laid-back and unfussy beach atmosphere. From the resort, you’ll have access to a wide variety of exciting watersports and activities, including diving, snorkelling, island hopping, and sandbank picnics. Plus, motorised tours and activities like jet skiing. If you'd rather just take it easy, spend your days enjoying the resort's full-sized pool and sun deck, or the nearby bikini beach.
With six on-site options for dining, featuring everything from lavish buffet spreads to chef-prepared meals and gourmet coffees, even the most discerning of guests will love the food at this resort. Each day's delicious offerings feature an exotic blend of local and western dishes, with a focus on fresh line-caught seafood and tropical produce. After a long day of fun in the sun, you'll feel perfectly relaxed sipping alcohol-free cocktails in the lounge or wandering the pristine stretch of white sand just steps from your room. If you're in need of a little rest and relaxation, head to the Plumeria Spa for an indulgent massage, bodywork, yoga, and meditation. Or, keep in shape with a fully-equipped fitness centre, open into the evening hours.
Diving from Plumeria Maldives
Plumeria Maldives offers a variety of diving experiences for underwater explorers of all skill and comfort levels. Their professional team of instructors proudly conducts PADI courses from beginner to pro, with easy access to the island's lovely house reef. Plus, thrilling guided trips to Vaavu Atoll's best sites for sharks and manta rays - minus the tourist crowds. No matter which adventures you take part in, you can expect perfectly maintained rental equipment, spacious custom speedboats, small group sizes, and plenty of hands-on coaching and guidance both above and below the waves.
Vaavu Atoll is one of the Maldives most diverse diving areas, with a bit of something for everyone. Start your scuba diving adventure metres from the shore with laid-back exploration in the island's calm and shallow waters. Or, head further afield and try your hand at drift diving, with thrilling channels and plunging walls teeming with sharks. Other local highlights include incredible coral cover at Fotteyo Falhu, the largest unbroken barrier reef in the Maldives, and up-close encounters with nurse sharks night diving at Alimatha jetty. Plan your trip from May to July for a chance to spot reef manta rays playing in the current.
- Plumeria Maldives welcomes guests of all ages, but its facilities are best for adventurous couples and dive buddies.
- Stop by the Seaview Coffee Bar for a gourmet selection of coffee and tea from around the world and expert baristas.
- Plan at least one dry day for enjoying the Plumeria Spa's soothing massage services, bodywork, yoga, meditation, and more!
- Visit between May and July for the best chances of spotting the region's famous manta rays.
Diving in Vaavu Atoll
Schooling reef fish
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Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water