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Diving At Its Best

With the picturesque setting above surface so perfect you will think you are dreaming, it’s hard to believe it can get any better. Well, it can – the aquatic realms of the Maldives will amaze you, there are colours beyond belief, prolific fish-life and a coral garden, which is simply stunning. Meridis Dive & Relax invites you to explore the unrivalled underwater beauty of the Haa Alifu Atoll.

The famous Dhonakulhi reef sits only 10 to 30 meters away from the shore, and manta rays, dolphins, turtles and whale sharks often visit. There are over 30 incredible dive sites within 60 minutes of the resort by “Dhoni”, the traditional Maldivian boat.

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Meridis is a professional dive centre, equipped with the latest diving gear, and where you benefit from the expertise of enthusiastic and knowledgeable PADI certified instructors. Beginners can complete a Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) session and following that can seek certification as a PADI Open Water Diver. Qualified divers may like to further their skills with Specialty courses, the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course or even qualify as a Divemaster during their stay at this PADI 5* Gold Dive Resort.

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Suit Up!

At Meridis, guests can dive with confidence and style. They provide the most modern and high-quality equipment, including regulators, BCDs, shorties and long suits, masks and fins, dive computers, underwater lamps, and more. They also have equipment for children, different bottle sizes, pure air, nitrox, digital cameras, and a well-stocked dive boutique. They offer a good mix of Fun Dives and Courses throughout the week. Do note that Equipment is washed, worn and assembled at no additional cost.

PADI Discover Scuba Dive (DSD)

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to breathe underwater? If you want to find out but are not ready to take the plunge into a certification course, the PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) program is for you. This programme allows you to experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a professional instructor in the calm and clear waters of Hideaway. You will learn the basic skills and safety rules of scuba diving and explore the amazing underwater world of the Maldives. Don’t miss this opportunity to start your diving adventure at Meridis Dive Center. You won’t regret it!

Open Water Diving

If you are an experienced diver looking for the ultimate thrill, Meridis offers some great packages for Open Water Diving to really uncover the Untouched Habitats near Hideaway. Explore some of the most challenging and rewarding dives in the Maldives, with over 30 dive sites to choose from. Encounter tunas, snappers, rays, moray eels, turtles, groupers, Napoleon fish, and majestic manta rays in their natural habitat. Don’t miss the dive called Heaven and Hell, where you can admire the colourful soft corals and the large overhangs that give the site its name. This dive is reachable by a 40-minute Dhoni ride and is one of our best soft coral dive sites. Join us for an unforgettable diving adventure!

Night Dives

Experience the thrill of diving after dark and discover a whole new world of marine life. Our resort’s dive centre Meridis offers night dives that will let you see the Maldivian waters in a different light. Witness the nocturnal creatures that come out to hunt and play, and marvel at the beauty of the coral reefs illuminated by your torch. Night diving is an adventure you don’t want to miss!

Diving Refreshers

If you haven’t dived for a while and want to refresh your skills, we have the perfect programme for you. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the essential diving procedures and techniques and help you regain your confidence and comfort in the water. You’ll be dive ready in no time and enjoy the amazing underwater scenery of the Maldives with ease. Don’t miss this opportunity to rekindle your passion for diving!

Bubble Maker for Kids

Do you have kids who love the water and want to try something new and exciting? Why not let them join the PADI Bubble Maker programme at Meridis Dive Center? This fun-filled programme lets kids as young as 8 years old experience scuba diving in shallow water with a professional instructor. They will learn how to use kid-friendly scuba gear, breathe underwater, and explore the colourful marine life of the Maldives around the vicinity of Hideaway. It’s a great way to introduce them to the wonderful world of diving – especially in the Maldives – and make memories that will last a lifetime!

PADI Certification

All guests who participate in the Dive Courses will be getting an official PADI Certification that is valid in any other PADI Dive Center around the globe, so that once your dive hideaway at Hideaway ends, you can continue diving elsewhere at the same level.

Where comfort meets seclusion – Hideaway offers the ultimate escape