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coral reef

By Lizzie
On: 11th February, 2020

Where to Dive in Spring

  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Mozambique
  • Oman
  • Cayman Islands
  • Anilao
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Caribbean

Spring in Blighty: a season typified by daffodils in full bloom, the half-forgotten sensation of warm sun on bare skin and channelling The Sound of Music while frolicking through fields. But lest we forget, the British weather can be rather… unpredictable. Elsewhere, however, some of our…

jack fish maldives

By Lizzie
On: 6th February, 2020

The Top Dive Sites in the Deep South of the Maldives

  • Maldives
  • Indian Ocean

It's no secret that the glistening lagoons, atolls and channels that marble the Maldives harbour some of the best diving in the world, and yet some of the best sites remain relatively unknown. Often hailed in hushed tones as the Galapagos of the Maldives, divers can mingle with all the 'big…

bait ball mexico

By Lizzie
On: 23rd January, 2020

Where to Go Diving in 2020

  • Dominica
  • Maldives
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Seychelles
  • Komodo
  • Sudan
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Bahamas
  • Raja Ampat

Whether you're interested in learning to dive or an old hand looking to expand your portfolio of deep sea adventures; a trend-setter among your dive buddies or simply curious on where the best places to dive are this year; discover our definitive list of the best places to go diving in 2020…

pygmy seahorse

By Lizzie
On: 20th December, 2019

Where We've Been in 2019

  • French Polynesia
  • Banda Islands
  • Little Cayman
  • Fiji
  • Northern Sulawesi
  • Bahamas
  • Oman
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Philippines
  • Maldives

21st December 2012 was supposed to mark the end of the world, according to Mayan prophecies anyway. Thankfully, we've lived to see the decade end - and boy has it been a corker. The last decade has seen the creation of iPads, Fitbits and 4G, and the first image of a black hole was unveiled.…

Six Senses Laamu4

By Lizzie
On: 15th November, 2019

Conservation in the Maldives

  • Maldives

A glistening archipelago of pearl drop islands, turquoise lagoons and incredible (understatement alert) diving, the Maldives is one of the most coveted paradises on earth, yet also one of the most fragile. However, where unregulated fishing practices, plastic-pollution and climate change are…

Arenui liveaboard Komodo

By Lizzie
On: 6th November, 2019

Top Five Liveaboard Diving Destinations

  • Oman
  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Micronesia

When you set sail on your liveaboard to destinations unknown, and with a salty ocean breeze ruffling your hair, it's hard to argue with the old proverb about the journey being as important as the destination. As your skipper plots his course between the most coveted diving destinations, a…

Angsana Ihuru aerial

By Lizzie
On: 4th November, 2019

Five of the Best House Reefs

  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Indonesia
  • Moyo Island
  • Maldives
  • Fiji

Coral reefs are some of the world's most colourful and diverse ecosystems, and a hidden treasure to feast the eyes upon for any scuba diver and snorkeller. But why should you wait for a boat trip from your hotel when you can access these underwater Edens straight from the shores of your…

Louisa Fisher

By Lizzie
On: 20th September, 2019

She’s an A-Lister

  • Socorro Island
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Egypt
  • Mafia Island
  • Raja Ampat
  • Ubud & Central Bali
  • Maldives

Excuse us for a moment of unabashed self-promotion, but we're delighted to share that our Head of Diving, Louisa Fisher, has been named one of Travel & Leisure's A-List advisers. We pride ourselves on our unparalleled knowledge of diving destinations across the globe and, having…

solomon islands wreck

By Lizzie
On: 10th September, 2019

Winter Escapes

  • The Outer Atolls
  • Oman
  • Tanzania
  • Seychelles
  • Maldives
  • Philippines
  • Raja Ampat
  • Palau
  • Solomon Islands

Summer may be nearing its end, but a spot of winter sun always provides a beacon of hope once the nights draw in. And this winter's going to be a corker, from swimming with whale sharks in Tanzania to being seduced by the songs of humpback whales in Oman, mingling with mantas in the Maldives…

giant clam raja ampat
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 30th August, 2019

Top Five Sustainable Resorts

  • Raja Ampat
  • Maldives
  • Palawan
  • Oman
  • Seychelles

From ghost nets (discarded fishing nets that continue to catch fish and other animals) and plastic pollution to global warming and overfishing, the ocean is (understatement alert) going through a pretty tough time. Thankfully, many of the resorts we work with are championing conservation…