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Snorkelling alongside sailing boat, Fiji
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By Louisa
On: 4th December, 2012

Types of Diving: Snorkelling

  • Mexico
  • Raja Ampat
  • Maldives
  • Wakatobi
  • Turks & Caicos

After a little break from our blog series on Types of Diving, we are back to talk about snorkelling.

Manta Ray and Diver, Socorro Island
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By Louisa
On: 12th April, 2012

Animal Encounters: Dive with Manta Rays

  • Micronesia
  • Yap
  • Maldives
  • Bali
  • Galapagos Archipelago

To dive with manta rays is near the top of most divers' bucket list and for very good reason: soaring through the water like birds of the sea they are a stunning sight. Manta, meaning blanket in Spanish, appropriately describes the manta ray which can have a wingspan of up to 7.5m and weigh…

Whale Shark, Djibouti
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By Louisa
On: 3rd April, 2012

Animal Encounters: Diving with Whale Sharks

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • Djibouti
  • Mozambique
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Tanzania
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Mafia Island
  • Maldives
  • Galapagos Archipelago

The first in a series of blogs on the what/where/when of marine creatures is on the much sought-after whale shark.

Island in Palau
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By Guest blogger
On: 24th April, 2011

Top Off-Season Diving Destinations

  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Palau
  • Maldives

Tim Simond, author of best-selling coffee table book Dive in Style, and founder of Dive in Style the tour operator, discussed the advantages of off-season diving and his top picks for where to go.

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By Guest blogger
On: 11th August, 2010

Diving in Style Responsibly - How and Where?

  • Moyo Island
  • Wakatobi
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Seychelles

What exactly is eco diving or snorkelling? To qualify as an 'eco dive resort' the guiding issue is that the hotel should have a minimal impact on the environment. And so it is the same with divers and snorkellers who can tend to treat the sea and the coral reefs as an endlessly renewable…

Snorkelling in tropical waters
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By Guest blogger
On: 1st July, 2010

Tim's Top Picks: Best Worldwide Snorkelling Destinations

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • Egypt
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Wakatobi
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Northern Red Sea

In his ongoing series of blogs, Dive in Style author Tim Simond shares his top destinations for snorkelling.

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By Guest blogger
On: 10th June, 2010

Tim’s Top Five: ‘If I Had Just Five Trips Left in Me’

  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Mozambique
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives

In this blog, part of a series by Dive in Style author Tim Simond, he presents his top five destinations where people can experience world-class diving at the same time as staying in some of the world's most stylish hotels.

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By Neill
On: 28th May, 2010

Maldives Adventure, Part Three: Six Senses Laamu

  • Maldives

In a last of three blogs about his recent trip to the Maldives, Neill Ghosh recounts his experience at the soon to be opened Six Senses Laamu on Laamu Atoll to the south of the Maldives. Read parts 1 and 2 about Soneva Fushi and Soneva Gili.

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By Neill
On: 28th May, 2010

Maldives Adventure, Part Two: Soneva Gili

  • Maldives

In the second of three blogs about his recent trip to the Maldives, Neill Ghosh recounts his experience at Soneva Gili, a Six Senses hotel on Malé Atoll close to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. You can read part one here.

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By Neill
On: 27th May, 2010

The Maldives: An Assault of the (Six) Senses

  • Maldives

Last Friday I flew out to the Maldives as a guest of hotel operator Six Senses to visit three of their hotels including the soon to be opened Six Senses Laamu in the remote south. My aim was to see what each has to offer both from a diving perspective, and in terms of the general holiday…