Dusit Thani has launched a Free – Diving Center in Maldives

Published on: Jul 22 2015 by Maldives by Capital Travel


Dusit Thani Maldives has launched the free – diving center. Undoubtedly the first of its kind!

The free – dive center is an incredible addition to the array of Water Sports available at the Resort. The guests at Dusit will now be enhanced with the wonderful opportunity to explore the marine of Maldives.

Free-diving is a form of underwater diving that relies on the diver’s ability to hold his or her breath until resurfacing without the use of scuba gear. Besides experiencing the tranquility of underwater kingdom, there are various health and fitness benefits attributed to this unique diving activity.

Dusit Thani Maldives’s free-dive centre has joined forces with Apnea Total, a globally renowned free-diving organisation. The Apnea Total Free-diving Education System and Standards are followed at the centre and guests will be provided Apnea Total certifications that are recognized worldwide.

Resort guests will be guided under the supervision of highly experienced free-dive instructors who have themselves worked and trained under record-holding free-divers. Additionally, the centre boasts world-class CRESSI equipment and the rental cost of these is included in the course price.

The center offers all levels ofApnea Total courses:Free-Diver Basic, Advanced Free-Diver, and Free-Diving Master, each lasting 2 days, 3 days and up to 5 weeks respectively. The Basic course will equip guests to dive safely and comfortably down to 20 meters on a single breath and the Advanced course equips guests to dive down to 40 metres below sea level.

According to Desmond Hatton, General Manager, “Free-diving is a phenomenal water sport to offer guests at the resort, especially when we are blessed with such stunning marine biodiversity due to being located within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This new initiative is a reflection of our continued pursuit of expanding our portfolio of guest services at Dusit Thani Maldives.”

free-diver-1024x549About Dusit Thani Maldives

Located on the breathtaking Mudhdhoo Island, Dusit Thani lies just thirty five minutes away from the capital city –  Malé. The shores of Dusit Thani began welcoming guests during the year 2012. Dusit Thani, Maldives comprises of an excellent array of Beach and Over-Water Villa Accomodation which reflects sheer elegance of contemporary Thai interiors coupled with Traditional Maldivian Architecture.

Loose yourself to the panoramic picturesque of the natural landscape of Dusit Thani Maldives – a private paradise.



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