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February 27, 2019updated May 15, 2020

Deep-Sea Diving in the Maldives

By Samantha Coles

The vivid turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean are home to an abundance of marine life such as  turtles, nurse sharks, dolphins, manta rays and bright coral. Of course, you can snorkel through the warm waters and spot these creatures as you skim along the ocean’s surface, but to get closer to the action, you’ll need to go deeper undersea. Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru has just the thing — DeepFlight’s first three-person Super Falcon 3S is its most advanced model. You’ll board this high-tech submersible and descend to a depth of 120 ft to explore the Maldives’ only Unesco Biosphere Reserve in the Baa Atoll.

Silent Submarine

The submarine’s design was inspired by the aerodynamics of flying, so it can effortlessly glide over reefs and cruise alongside marine life. As our marine ecosystems are so delicate, the Falcon’s electric and acoustic emissions are minimal so as not to disturb the underwater life, and it will never land on the seabed or reef. During your deep-sea exploration, the pilot will explain the workings of the marine ecosystem.

From $1,500 per flight for two people, Three-bedroom Landaa Estate from $18,000 per night. Contact Ivan Giles, resort manager, +960 660 0888,

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