Opulence at a distance

Indulge with family and friends in the Maldives with your own luxurious on-water travel bubble.

27 May 2021


Typically, in order to be able to soak up the sun at the Maldives, you need to be professionally handy with either a bat or a ball. But thanks to a new offering currently set for 2022, anyone and everyone can luxuriate in the tepid azures of the Indian Ocean in relative safety.

Four new liveaboard ‘pod’ options for on-water cruises through the Maldives have now been listed on Liveaboard.com. A contemporary holiday response to the current pandemic that enables a specific group of attendees with a setting that’s an intimate as it is quarantine-adjacent.

Unlike ordinary cruises, these small group experiences offer anyone and everyone a personalised adventure in virus-free opulence with a close circle of family and friends.

Dive, surf, dine, wine or read your favourite novel on your own vessel, being offered streamlined access to lesser-known pockets of this slice of paradise.

But what one do you choose?



The cosy Dhinasha is perfect for small groups wanting a traditional ocean experience. Dives take place from a Dhoni, and keen divers get the chance to explore the North and South Male, North and South Ari, and Rasdhoo atolls. Guests can also sunbathe on the sun-drenched deck, enjoy fresh daily meals and enjoy the simple life one island at a time.

Ocean Sapphire Yacht Charter

Ocean Sapphire Yacht Charter is the ideal choice for the contemporary luxury traveller. Relish the vast open ocean views while enjoying on fare prepared by your onboard chef or dive into an ocean adventure on one of Ocean Sapphire’s jet skis.

Emperor Virgo

This spacious, open and luxurious liveaboard offers guests the opportunity to explore reefs, soft corals, and drift diving. All dives commence on a traditional Dhoni, allowing divers to reach some of the Maldives’ most remote locations easily. Guests can wine and dine with international cuisine prepared daily in one of two exceptional onboard restaurants.

Honors Legacy

Those who lust after beauty, style and elegance need the Honors Legacy. Guests can enjoy the magnificence of a Maldivian sunset on the top deck hot tub, cocktail in hand while later delighting in cuisine freshly prepared from local produce. Diving is taken to new heights as guests embark on their adventure via a traditional Dhoni. This choice is perfect for those with wanderlust and an adventurous spirit to explore the North and South atolls.


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