Luxurious liveaboards Scubaspa Ying, and sister vessel Yang, cruise the idyllic lagoons and atolls of the Maldives, giving divers access to some world class scuba. Even better, imagine resurfacing from an amazing dive to see a massage table merely steps away with your name on it…

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With five decks on each, Scubaspa Ying and Yang are two of the biggest liveaboards in the Maldives and as such there's an abundance of space for guests to relax. The comfortable rooms boast ensuite bathrooms, king size beds and all cabins have portholes, while the Manta and Dolphin Suites on the upper decks benefit from large picture windows from which to enjoy the view as you sail.

The dining rooms are elegantly decorated with dark woods and serve buffet style breakfasts, lunches and dinners, whilst the lagoon bar on the main deck is your one stop shop for sunset cocktails. If you harbour (excuse the nautical pun) a burning desire to dine with the sand between your toes, BBQ dinners on nearby islands are also organised as a treat.

Two of the five decks aboard the vessels are devoted solely to the spa, where divers can choose from a variety of treatments including seven different types of massages and Ayurvedic treatments.

After hours spent bathing in Maldivian sunshine or having the knots pummelled from your back it's probably time for a spot of diving. Needless to say the warm turquoise waters of the Maldives provide some of the best diving in the world and the ScubaSpa team ensure guests get the most out of their scuba experience by dividing divers into small groups based upon ability and experience, and providing all equipment for rental onboard.. all in all, the combination of world class scuba diving and pampering spa treatments make these liveaboards a little bit special in our eyes.

Why we love it

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The ScubaSpa Milk Body Mask contains aloe vera, making it the perfect treatment for travellers who may have spent a touch too long in the Maldivian sun.

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You may rest assured that Original Travel will be a first port of call when next arranging future hols. Thanks again for all you did for us.

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