When you hear of The Maldives, the first thing to come to mind is the clear, blue waters of the Indian ocean. Who wouldn't be hypnotized to explore what's beneath it, right? This makes the country the ultimate destination for diving. Thousands of divers checks in every year to experience not just swimming with sharks, dolphins, and manta rays, but also, to do wreck diving and blackwater diving.

Diving is maybe complex for some as it requires special equipment and training before you can dive deep into the waters to witness some of the most vibrant sea life anywhere.

Good thing, Maldives has world-class dive centers where you can start your training and clock in a few beginner dives. Raa Atoll, Malé, Maafushi, Dhangethi, and Addu City are among a host of cities in the Maldives with ideal diving conditions. Several resorts like W Maldives, Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences, Oblu By Atmosphere At Helengeli, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, among others, offer scuba diving opportunities such as affordable 5-star PADI dive centers. This is an option for those that are uncertified divers to take a discovery dive.

The warm and clear water is suitable for diving conditions. With this, you are free to dive suit-free which adds to the adventure of a lifetime.