Adora Maldives

A luxury yacht with modern lines,Adora Maldives offers cruises from north to south of the archipelago

Our routes

Central atolls, great South, extreme south, special mantas for cruises from 7 to 10 nights

Free Nitrox

17 dives per week aboard the Adora Maldives

Why to book with us?

Book online (cancellation free of charge 72 hours) or choose our "Time to Think" option

AdoraMaldives offers cruises in the centre of the Maldives, in the Deep South and to the north to Noonu Atoll.

Yacht with a modern design with the latest generation equipment and spacious spaces for optimal comfort.

On board the Adora Maldives, we live outside. When the sun shines, the ship's 4 decks offer plenty of shade with deckchairs and armchairs to relax while enjoying the scenery.

Adora Maldives consists of 4 "Ocean View" cabins on the upper deck with private balcony and a breathtaking view of the sea (1 double bed and 1 single bed), 6 "Standard" cabins on the lower deck (double bed or 2 twin beds) and a single "Superior" cabin on the main deck (double bed).

All cabins are equipped with independent air conditioning and a private bathroom (hot water). Room service.


Dives on board the Adora Maldives are supervised by professional English-speaking instructors.

Recommended level: CMAS **, Level 2 FFESSM, Advanced PADI / NAUI / SSI or equivalent with more than 30 dives. An experience in drift dives is strongly recommended.

Free Nitrox aboard Adora Maldives.

Number of dives: 3 dives per day except for the days of arrival, departure and long crossings. 1 night dive per week. 17 dives during a cruise of 7 nights .

Adora Maldives Maldives is accompanied by a spacious dive boat fully equipped for diving with 3 compressors, a Membrane Nitrox Lenhardt & Wagner installation, GPS, telephone, medical oxygen, storage for personal equipment, toilets and fresh water.

Type of bottle and fittings: 12 litres in aluminium, DIN/tip fittings (no double fittings).

Gurahali Maldives Liveaboard

Sanitary evacuation

Evacuation by fast boat or seaplane to Male or to hyperbaric centres. Minimum evacuation time: Between 1 hour and 10 hours depending on the location. Difficult evacuation after sunset (6pm). Hyperbaric centres: Bandos (North Male) and Kuramathi (North Ari).

Diving Insurance

Personal insurance for scuba diving is mandatory on board the Adora Maldives.

If you do not have insurance, we recommend you to subscribe to the diving insurance DAN specially studied for the Maldives at the price of €17 for 7 days and €25 for 14 days.

DAN Maldives Diving Insurance

DAN Short Term Insurance Policy

Gurahali Maldives Liveaboard
Gurahali Maldives Liveaboard


Adora Maldives is a modern 37 m long and 10 m wide boat built in 2014. 11 cabins to accommodate up to 21 people.

Cruising speed: 11-12 knots.

Fresh water manufactured by 2 watermakers.

220 V electricity 24 hours a day with 23 60 kW soundproof generators. Electrical socket according to French standards.

Crew: Captain, assistant captain, 2 cooks, 2 room attendants, waiter, bartender, electrician, 2 to 3 English-speaking dive instructors.

Equipment: TV/DVD, audio CD, fishing equipment. Navigation and communication: CB radio, mobile phone, GPS, marine VHF.

Adora Maldives is accompanied by a spacious diving boat on which are located the compressors and all the diving equipment with 3 crew members.

Gurahali Maldives Liveaboard


All meals are provided on board the Adora Maldives and prepared with care by the 2 cooks.

At mealtime, tasty buffets are served on the main deck in the outdoor or indoor dining room.

For the aperitif you will have the choice between the bar on the main deck or the last deck for a tasting in the middle of the ocean.

Diving cruise in the Maldives aboard Adora


Diving cruise in the Maldives aboard Adora

Beautiful boat and superb dives

This was our first cruise, so we are not experts..... but we really enjoyed theAdora, the guides and the cruise. It was in March with very good weather and an itinerary in the far south of the Maldives. The dive was just remarkable and we saw mantas, a lot of sharks and a lot of fish of all kinds. The room is luxurious and huge for a boat. We thank the guides for the choice of sites and their great knowledge of all the atolls in the south. We sailed at night to dive in the early morning into the passes of the Huvadhoo atoll and swim among the dolphins...

Best parts:the comfort of the Adora, the divemasters
Rebecca & Philippe
March 4, 2019

Very good stay

The Adora is a very beautiful boat, luxurious and very well thought out to enjoy a breathtaking view of the atolls. The "Diving Dhoni" is ideal for divers with equipment that remains at the station throughout the cruise and storage for cameras. Very good stay, good quality of service for the whole crew. Assad, Ibbe, and Marc were excellent guides, we dived in small groups, each at his own pace to enjoy the mantas and take as many pictures as possible. Many thanks to Assad for his photo advice. I have very nice views of the sharks and the school of jacks in Fotteyo Pass. The 2 dives on Saturday is a very good idea.

All good stuff. Very beautiful diving cruise Maldives

I'll look next year for the cruise to the far south.

March 2019


we saw everything on board the cruise: Adoramantas, a lot of sharks and 2 whale sharks in the evening behind the boat for more than 4 hours...really great memories and incredible images with my Go Pro camera

Best parts:the luxury boat, whale sharks and cooks
February 24, 2019

Only happiness....

Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived at Maldives airport: transfer, boarding, diving; until the moment of departure... I was hoping that time would pass more slowly and I tell you that you should enjoy it from the first moments.

Very beautiful dives with a lot to see: manta rays, sharks, whaleshark, macro life, ghost fish, crabs, turtles, eagle rays, stingrays, varieties of fish in abundance... etc etc... too much to mention. Super dive guides, delicious meals served in a buffet when we come back from each dive... and we met other divers on board with whom we will travel with pleasure...

We really had a very good experience with the Adora and the agency Sous l'Océan which took care of everything. The staff was professional and very dedicated.

We are so happy to have chosen this cruise ship. If we come back, we certainly won't look any further. I highly recommend the agency and adore it.

Best parts:The boat and guides
Worst parts:stay too short
January 2019

Diving cruise in the Maldives aboard Adora


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