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Maldives Gan Island - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!


Book your next Maldives scuba diving holiday to our latest dive resort - Gan Island just south of the equator in Addu Atoll. Great value, all inclusive introductory prices. Onsite dive centre with range of courses, house reef, wrecks and up to 5m GIANT MANTAS! 
 

Equator Village NEW

Equator Village - Gan Island  NEW

Maldives, Indian Ocean

For your diving holiday to the Maldives, Equator Village is an excellent value island with an onsite restaurant, bar, swimming pool, beach and PADI scuba diving centre. View Now >

1 Week from £1,299pp ALL INCLUSIVE
INCLUDING flights and airport transfers


SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICES
Depart 08 May 2018 from £1,399pp
Depart 05 Jun 2018 fron £1,349pp
Depart 03 Jul  2018 from £1,549pp
Depart 14 Aug 2018 from £1,699pp
Depart 04 Sep 2018 from£1,349pp
Depart 02 Oct 2018 from £1,299pp

Other dates and longer stays available on request.

Diving
6 days non-limit dive pack tank/weights £399 per person (boat trips pay locally) 


Price includes return flights from London Heathrow via Columbo, Sri Lanka including 30kg luggage allowance, 7 nights All inclusive in standard double room on twin share basis in Equator Village Gan Island, 1 night in Colombo Airport hotel including all airport transfers, in double room on twin share basis. Subject to availability. Single Room supplement from £299.


Giant Manta Rays!!!



Addu Atoll is one of the few places in the Maldives where giant manta rays, with wingspans of up to 5 metres, can be found throughout the year, along with large numbers of shark species, turtles, and abundant schools of large fish. The "British Loyalty" is the largest wreck in the Maldives lying at depths of 16-33m with healthy colonies of both hard and soft corals.


Optional Sri Lanka 3 Day Tour from £299pp

A 3 nights mini-tour of Sri Lanka is available from £299 per person in twin half board – based on 2 persons sharing a car with driver/guide and including visits to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Kandy, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya Rock Fortress. 

 


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For your diving holiday to the Maldives, the Equator Village is an excellent value with an onsite restaurant, bar, swimming pool, beach and dive centre.
 

Location
Located in Addu Atoll’s Gan Island, Equator Village is approximately a 5 minutes drive from Gan International airport. Joined together by causeways the islands of Feydhoo, Maradhoo and Hithadhoo can be reached by costal roads which are lined with cafes and palm trees.
 

Accommodation
The 78 spacious bungalows are accessed by tree lined pathways through lush courtyard gardens. The standard rooms are simple and comfortable with air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, telephone, hair dryer, mini fridge, TV, veranda and outdoor seating.


Facilities

Overlooking the gardens, the Blue Lagoon Restaurant offers Western, oriental, Easter Asian, and local cuisine served as a buffet. The hotel bar serves a variety of drinkers, located near to the pool, restaurant and entertainment room. The hotel has a private beach, outdoor swimming people and a spa with a steam room, massages, body works, facials, beauty treatments and packages available.

All inclusive includes:

• Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• Sprits of regular brand Whisky, Gin, Bottled water, Canned juices, Soft drinks, Cocktail of the day (one per person per day), table wine by the glass, Selected brand of Beer and evening snacks (ordinary sandwiches, cakes or biscuits) with tea/coffee between 1600hrs to 1800hrs.
• All cans and bottles will be issued opened only and self-served at the bar/lounge.
• All guests are served at the Restaurant, but no hard liquors will be served. A guest may order but must be self-served.
• Bicycle on free of charge.
• One Island hopping with BBQ lunch during the entire stay. (Minimum 1 week stay guests only)
• 1 Snorkeling Trip daily (no equipment).
• Bar for all-inclusive service is open from 09.00 hours till midnight (00:00hrs).
• Drinks taken after 00:00 hours will be charged at the normal rate.
• No drinks or excursions can be exchanged for another service or shall be offered to a third party.
• Drinks or excursion will be charged at the normal rate if offered to another guest/s or any of our staff.


Diving
Located on site Diverland is a PADI 5 star Dive Centre offering a variety of facilities and services. Manta can be seen all year round, with Addu being the only place in Maldives where Mantas rays with over 5 meter wings spans are known to exist. More >

Our Opinion
An excellent value island. Gan island is not a typical beach resort but part of 4 islands interlinked by road bridges. From here you can explore these other islands and enjoy fantastic diving.

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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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.

 

 

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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.