Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

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Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Robinson Crusoe

A traditionally crafted and built Turkish gulet complete with sails, the MV Felicity has a length of 28m, a beam of 6.85m and a draft of 2.60m. With two decks and 7 cabins, the Felicity accommodates 12 passengers comfortably. All cabins are air-conditioned with attached bathroom including shower, small wardrobe, drawer and storage facilities, portholes and a DC wall fan. There is an outdoor dining area and an indoor area just in case of rain! The indoor saloon area is furnished with dining table and seating plus banquette seating and is equipped with a TV-DVD-Stereo area and an equipment charging area. The communal open-air deck space is furnished with sun mats and banquette seating.

Duration

08 Days

Price

Starting From USD 1679 per person

Inclusions

  • Meeting Guests on arrival at Velana International Airport
  • Return transfer of guests from airport to boat
  • 7N Accommodation on the cruise based on double/twin share
  • Full board meal plan - Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, High Tea and Dinner
  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • Tea and coffee (house coffee)
  • 1.5L bottle water per person per day
  • Drinking water at meal times in addition to daily bottle of water
  • Unlimited sunbathing and swimming
  • Snorkeling equipment and guide
  • Local Island Tour
  • Sandbank visits (timings dependent on tide)
  • Hedika Experience
  • Cultural Dinner
  • Special BBQ Dinner on the beach of the sandbank or uninhabited island (weather permitting)
  • Night-Fishing trip including lines, hooks and bait (weather permitting)
  • Sightseeing visit to capital of Maldives, Male’
  • Dingy or dhoni transfer to dive points, snorkeling points
  • Music and movies library
  • Local Tax (10% Service Charge, 12% GST and $6 Green Tax per person per night)

Exclusions

  • International Flight
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages from USD$4 (payable at end of cruise)

Day 01

Upon arrival at Male’ International Airport you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your safari; home for the next 7 days. You will be settled into your cabin and given a full tour of the boat before beginning your voyage of discovery! Late afternoon cruise south to Guraidhoo in South Male’ Atoll. This is time for you to do as you please, relax on the sundeck, sit in the shade of the sun canopy and watch the beauty of the Maldives pass you by and maybe catch sight of dolphins. When at anchorage, you can choose to do as much or as little as you please. Options include snorkeling and swimming, fishing or just relaxing.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 02

Following breakfast you have the opportunity to tour the fishing village of Guraidhoo. Accompanied by a guide, time is spent exploring the island with the opportunity to meet the local people, learn about the local way of life including a visit to the Mosque, the local school and the boatyard where you can see how the common wooden boat known locally as a ‘dhoni’ is built. Following lunch taken on board, cruise to Fulidhoo, Vaavu Atoll during which, time is yours to do as you please. Relax on the sundeck, sit in the shade of the sun canopy and watch the beauty of the Maldives pass you by and maybe catch sight of dolphins. When at anchorage you can choose to snorkel, swim, fish, visit a sandbank or just relax on board.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 03

Following breakfast cruise to south through Vaavu Atoll. Whilst cruising the time remains yours to do as you please, relax on the sundeck, sit in the shade of the sun canopy and watch the beauty of the Maldives pass you by. Late afternoon transfer ashore to another local island for traditional ‘hedika’ - Maldivian savory and sweet snack served with black tea and the opportunity to tour the island before returning on board for a relaxing evening.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 04

Breakfast this morning is taken alfresco on a sandbank and then the morning is one of relaxation on board or on the sandbank. For those feeling energetic snorkeling and swimming are available. This evening at sunset experience the art of Maldivian line fishing! The Maldives is unique in that its history depends on tuna fishing and the locals are excellent fishermen using pole and line and are happy to share their skills with you. Your catch will be freshly prepared for you to enjoy.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 05

Following breakfast depart to a beautiful uninhabited picnic island, with a picture perfect sand bar. Here you have the opportunity to swim, snorkel or just lie back and relax. This evening enjoy a beach dinner ‘Robinson Crusoe’ style before having the option to spend the night camped on deck under the stars!

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 06

Following a late breakfast, cruise north back into South Male’ Atoll, whilst cruising the time remains yours to do as you please, relax on the sundeck, sit in the shade of the sun canopy and watch the beauty of the Maldives pass you by. Just before sunset transfer ashore to an uninhabited island for fruit cocktails before enjoying dinner comprising of a selection of local dishes accompanied by traditional dancing and the beat of the ‘bodu beru’ where the crew will play the ‘bodu beru’ – big drum and sing to a rhythmical beat until they reach a crescendo.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 07

Following breakfast the morning is one of relaxation on board or for those feeling energetic snorkeling and swimming are available. Following lunch cruise back to Hulhumale’ lagoon. Late afternoon there will be the opportunity to make a visit to Male’ before returning to the boat for a farewell dinner.

Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island
Liveaboard Sailing Tours to Uninhabited Maldives Island

Day 08

Breakfast on board. Check out 10.00am when you will be transferred back to Male’ airport in time for your departure flight.