Maldives Yacht Charter Guide

No other place comes close to the paradise that is the Maldives.

The Maldives has warm turquoise waters, idyllic scenery and a laidback atmosphere that make it perfect for yacht charter. Spend days relaxing on a secluded beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, playing on the yacht’s water toys or spend a day at one of the luxurious five-star resorts.

Located 620 miles into the Indian Ocean below India and Sri Lanka, the Maldives is comprised of 26 major atolls that include nearly 1,200 heavenly coral islands. With only 200 of its islands inhabited, the Maldives offers privacy and seclusion unlike anywhere else — imagine yourself anchored off an awe-inspiring island with not a soul in sight.

With over 3,000 thriving coral reefs, The Maldives is a nirvana for snorkeling and diving. The water is so clear that you can see 30-plus feet down, so being a certified diver isn’t necessary to experience the wonders of the underwater world. Offering everything from shallow reefs to wall dives to shipwrecks, the Maldives has a host of options when you don a mask and snorkel. You’ll be in awe of the diverse marine life. You’ll see vibrant corals, whimsical sea fans, exotic, colorful fish, sea turtles and even Spinner dolphins. For a truly mesmerizing experience, visit the manta ray cleaning station at Lankan Manta Point, just off Lankanfinolhu Island. Here the Manta Rays queue up to visit the “day spa” for a cleaning.

The unmated beauty of the Maldives makes them the perfect setting for romance. You can also drop anchor off one of the many untouched islands and enjoy a walk on the beach as the sun sets, then enjoy a private dinner on the sand under the stars. If you want an extraordinary evening, visit the island of Vaadhoo for a dazzling nighttime display as the bioluminescence put on a glittering show in the water.

Whether you are a surfing pro or have always wanted to learn, the Maldives is a great place to surf. You can catch waves in world-class surf spots on Meemu Atoll, Thaa Atoll and many others.

Scattered across the Maldives are world-renowned five-star resorts. You can drop anchor for a day and enjoy the resort’s luxurious amenities, some of them being one-of-a-kind. For a dining experience, you will never forget, visit Ithaa at the Conrad Resort. Here you can watch fish swim by as you enjoy a delectable meal 16’ (4.8m) below sea level. For ultimate relaxation, visit the spa at Huvafen Fushi, located 26’ (8m) below the water’s surface. As the currents ebb and flow, you will discover the true meaning of tranquility.

Nowhere in the world compares to the Maldives and nothing compares to a Maldives yacht charter. As your charter yacht cruises through the atolls of the Maldives, you will discover why this island nation is often described as utter Eden. Its untouched beauty, with each island being more mesmerizing than the last, its unmated privacy and haven for water activities will leave you with lifelong memories

The Maldives comprises a string of coral atolls that are home to more than 1,000 desert islands spanning across 41,500 square miles. Around one in 10 are inhabited, generally by luxury resorts, and the best way to discover them is by boat. You can flit from resort to resort, exploring the outer islands and remote dive sites and game-fishing grounds with a luxury yacht charter. The only decision to make is which atoll to explore next.

Location Highlights

  • Drop anchor off one of the many remote islands and enjoy a day on the secluded beach and playing with the yacht’s water toys
  • With coral reefs abound, the Maldives is a snorkeling and diving nirvana
  • Visit the manta ray cleaning station at Lankan Manta Point
  • Visit the spa at Huvafen Fushi for a one-of-a-kind spa treatment, 26’ (8m) below the water’s surface
  • Dine underwater at Ithaa at the Conrad Resort
  • See the bioluminescence creating a mesmerizing, glittering show in the water at Vaadhoo
  • Go surfing at one of the world-class surf spots
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