The Indian Ocean is ideal for both divers and snorkellers with a
great selection of both colourful coral and larger pelagics. What
makes the Indian Ocean so special for divers and snorkellers,
though, is the visibility (remember those sparkling azure waters we
were talking about?). For the best visibility head for the Indian
Ocean (namely the Maldives) between December and March, although it
is very much a year-round dive destination.
It's not just the diving and snorkelling that is world-class
here, but the accommodation. The Indian Ocean is typified by its
private island resorts and, while more and more are popping up all
the time, our team of experts visit regularly (tough gig) to
refresh their knowledge and ensure we recommend the best hotel to
suit your requirements, whether you're a couple or a family,
beginners or advanced divers.