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Lily Beach Resort and Spa

5 stars

Maldives, Indian Ocean

For your diving and liveaboard holiday to Maldives - Indian Ocean, the Lily Beach Resort and Spa is an excellent choice is you are looking for a luxury Maldives diving holiday, first class facilities. Access top class diving service with excellent sites for viewing Mantas and Whale Sharks in season. Perfect for couples, families, divers and non divers offering excellent value for superb facilities. Luxury accommodation options include over water villas and beach and lagoon villas all with elegant, quality interiors. Premium brands, room mini bar and choice of a la carte fine dining all inclusive.

Based at Huvahendhoo a scenic 25 minutes seaplane transfer from Male International Airport. A personal Meet and Assist is provided for Arrival and Departure plus complimentary VIP Lounge Access on the Maldivian Air Taxi Sea Plane Terminal.

All accommodation is luxuriously furnished in mixture of wood and contemporary finishes. Room categories include:
57 Beach Villas with queen size bed, day bed & 29" flat screen all with elegant wood design.
16 Lagoon Villas with 4 poster, king size bed and direct access to the lagoon.
36 Deluxe Water Villas with 4 poster bed, day bed, 42" LCD flatscreen plus feature, stand-alone bath tub, jacuzzi and a jacuzzi pool on the private deck area. Pefect for those looking for privacy.
4 Sunset Water Villas each with 4 poster bed, day loungers, 52" LCD flat screen TV, private deck with lagoon access and uninterrupted ocean views.

Dining is offered at the following restaurants: Lily Mass with international, buffet style and two cooking stations. Tamarind In the Islands - offering and intimate, A La Carte fine dining experience. The Spirit for casual dining with sandy floors (bare foot the norm), day loungers and lively atmosphere. Internet access is provided in the Villas and throughout the resort.

2 freshwater swimming pools,Tamara - Over water, luxury spa, watersports centre, Sports complete, tennis, watersports, volleyball, Turtle Kid's Club (3-12 years) with playground, fitness centre, big game fishing, island hopping excursions, sunset cruise, snorkelling & fishing trips. Two complimentary excursions per person per stay to be selected from options available, dependant on local weather conditions.

Honeymoon Offer: All guests on their honeymoon, who have booked for minimum 5 nights stay at the resort will be provided with a complimentary honeymoon package. Call for details.

All Inclusive arrangements: The 'Platinum Plan' All inclusive programme offers unlimited premium wine, beer and liquors, cocktails, juices, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Dining options include A La Carte and buffet choices with live cooking stations, speciality, grill and BBQ nights plus light snacks at the pool bar plus complimentary mini bar in your room.


Unspoilt dive sites around tLily Beach has world famous dive sites in the South of Ari Atoll with more than 50 dive sites from easy to difficult, with or without currents, tilas, giris, farus, outside reefs and channels & wrecks. Lagoon and house reef at Lily Beach has 8 entry/exit points and shallows waters which have many fish including baby black tip sharks, stingrays and other young fish. PADI instruction courses and equipment rental available. More >

Price from £3,399 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






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Best Time: Dec-April (Summer/NE
monsoon) & June-Oct (SW current)

Average Air temps: 28-30°C
Average Water temps: 28-30°C

Visibility: 20-30m + (varies
depending on season & sites).

Top Dive Sites: Too many to
mention. Each island offers
short distance to dive sites,
excellent house reefs. Sites
for all levels. More >

Liveaboard Itineraries More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Maldives

  • Clear visibility.
  • Vast number of dive sites.
  • Chance to see Manta Whales
    & Whale Sharks  in Summer months, on the SW side.
  • Large schooling pelagics.
  • 3*,4* & 5* island resorts
  • Liveaboards with free places for whole boat bookings.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.