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Maldives Liveaboard Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 2195pp INC FLIGHTS!

Conte Max Italian run liveaboard with classic, wooden interiors, well appointed cabins and on board Ayurvedic Spa wellness programmes.  

Conte Max

Conte Max

NEWLY featured Conte Max Luxury Liveaboard for 2017 offers outstanding scuba diving, luxurious wood interiors and unique Ayurvedic Spa wellness programmes. There are 8 large cabins, 1 Suite and 4 Triple Cabins accommodating up to 32 guests. Meals are served restaurant style with 3 deck areas to relax on.

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 nights Full Board from £2,195pp
flights & transfers
INCLUDING diving t/w

Depart 13 May 2018 from £2,195pp
Depart 10 Jun 2018 from £2,295pp
Depart 01 Jul 2018 from £2,195pp
Depart 12 Aug 2018 from  £2,699pp  
Depart 09 Sept 2018 from £2,349pp  
Depart 14 Oct 2018 from  £2,349pp 

Price includes return flights, 7 nights Full board basis in Standard twin share on the Conte Max Liveaboard, return flights and transfers. Subject to availability.

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NEWLY featured Conte Max Luxury Liveaboard for 2017 offers outstanding scuba diving, luxurious wood interiors and wellness programmes. The Conte Max offered a new concept in wellbeing scuba diving programmes, combining onboard Ayurvedic spa establishing a new trend alongside outstanding scuba diving ideal for both the diver and non diver alike. Service is important and the crew is made up of at least 8/9 members plus 1 dive instructor, all either European or Italian mother tongue and 2 Maldivian diving guides. An Indian masseur is also available on board for spa treatments.

The Conte Max operates out of Male with diving itineraries based on the seasons and best diving locations at that time.

The Conte Max offers 8 large cabins, 1 Suite with Queen size bed and one single bed on the second deck, 4 Triple Cabins, with one double bed and one single bed and 3 Twin Cabins. Each cabin offers individually adjustable air conditioning and private bathroom with shower cabin. here are no bunk beds.

The boat offers an outdoor dining area (in the aft part of the first deck) and indoor saloon which can be used in case of rain. All meals are served, restaurant style, at the table and the menus include dishes from an Italian/Mediterraean international and local Maldivian cuisine, mainly prepared with fresh fish. The chef will satisfy specific dietary need. Once a week a buffet of traditional Maldivian dishes is prepared. The indoor saloon has a bar offering a wide choice of soft drinks and spirits and a TV-DVD-Stereo area furnished with comfortable rattan sofas. All the furniture inside the yacht is made of valuable Maldivian wood. There is a recharging area offering 220v electricity. Outside there are three decks with the top deck offering sun loungers, sun mats and deck chairs. There is an onboard boutique with traditional Maldivian souvenirs, gadgets and Luxury Yacht Maldives T-shirts.

Internet & Phone 3G Wi-Fi connection is available for a fee. For each cabin is available a maldivian Sim card in use. 

Diving and snorkelling equipment is available. Tanks and weights are including but specific diving equipment should be booked and paid for in advance of arrival to ensure availability. Diving is from a traditional, wooden Dhoni boat accompanying the Conte Max, equipped with 2 Coltri  MCH13 compressors, a CATALINA C100(13lt) 227bar aluminium cylinders with DIN/INT fittings and single and twin regulator .

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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 >

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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.



Canary Islands Dive Holiday

Canary Islands Dive Holiday - Fuerteventura - Morro Jable, Canary Islands

from 599pp INC FLIGHTS!

4* Beach hotel with choice of bars and restaurants. Boat diving and training for all levels of diver. Learn to Dive, training and dive courses - excellent for junior divers. Departs May/June 2018.

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Manado Scuba Diving Holiday

Manado Scuba Diving Holiday - Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia

from 1399pp INC FLIGHTS!

Tasik Ria Manado 7 nights Full Board from 1,399pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 10 DIVES!
Tasik Ria Manado 5 nights + Hairball Lembeh 5 nights from 1,799pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 16 DIVES!
Departs May to December 2018.

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El Gouna, Red Sea

El Gouna, Red Sea - El Gouna, Red Sea and Middle East

from 499pp INC FLIGHTS!

RED SEA - EL GOUNA SAVE 100 3* Hotel in central El Gouna
Great value in central location, minutes from the dive boat marina. Dive courses, excellent reef & wreck diving. Ideal for solo divers. Departs LAST MINUTE March - April 2018

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Safaga Red Sea

Safaga Red Sea - Safaga, Red Sea and Middle East

from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

RED SEA - SAFAGA SAVE 150 3* All Inclusive Beach hotel
7 nights from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE including flights, dive centre onsite, daily boat diving, courses. Upgrade to 4* and 5* Hotels. Departs May 2018.

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Oman Diving Holiday Offer

Oman Diving Holiday Offer - Oman, Red Sea and Middle East

from 799pp INC FLIGHTS!

OMAN - MUSCAT SAVE 200 4* Sifawy Boutique Hotel with dive centre on site just outside Muscat. Pristine reefs, beautiful beaches staying in luxury, boutique hotel with dive centre onsite.
Departs May to December 2018

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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer

Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

7 nights in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks. Departs LAST MINUTE to December 2018.

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Bali Scuba Dive Offer

Bali Scuba Dive Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA SAVE 100 4* Alam Anda Dive and Spa Resort with a swimming pool, dive centre and spa on site. Boat and shore diving, reefs, Tulamben wreck and world class critter sites.
Depart June to December 2018.

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Grenada Dive Holiday Offer

Grenada Dive Holiday Offer - Grenada, Caribbean

from 998pp INC FLIGHTS!

CARIBBEAN - GRENADA 4* Boutique Hotel with onsite PADI 5 Gold Palm Resort, SDI & TDI training facility. 40 dive sites with shallow water, reefs, wrecks and famous underwater sculpture park.
Departs LAST MINUTE to November 2018

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4* Bali Scuba Dive Offer

4* Bali Scuba Dive Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from 1095pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA Luxury 4* Siddartha Dive and Spa Resort with onsite SSI, PADI and CMAS Dive centre, an infinity pool, gym and spa and wellness centre. SOLO DIVING WEEKS!
Departs June to October 2018.

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Mauritius Dive Holiday

Mauritius Dive Holiday - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1195pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE including flights & transfers . Stay right on Le Morne lagoon in luxury 4* beach hotel with Kids Club.
Departs LAST MINUTE to October 2018.

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Mauritius All Inc Le Morne

Mauritius All Inc Le Morne - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

Luxury 4* All Inclusive hotel with dine-around restaurants, private pool and bar area for adults only, spa, diving and watersports.
Departs May to October 2018.

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5* Deluxe St Regis Resort

5* Deluxe St Regis Resort - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1599pp INC FLIGHTS!

MAURITIUS - LE MORNE 50% OFF 5* The St. Regis Mauritius
Unrivalled luxury, service, a la carte dining, sublime spa.
Departs May - November 2018.

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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.