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Dhoni Stella Surf Family Charter - Male, Atolls. Maldives

INTRODUCTION

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If you’re yearning for an intimate yet fun holiday with your loved ones, the Maldivian Dhoni Stella I and II got your back!

 

Enjoy a private cruise in the Maldives aboard the luxurious yachts Dhoni Stella I — recommended for one couple or one family — and Dhoni Stella II for two couples or two families. Dhoni Stella is best known for letting the guests freely plan their cruise — you can choose from a wide variety of destinations and activities such as scuba diving, fishing, surfing, islands hopping, snorkeling, and more. 

 

Dhoni Stella’s crew members are trained to provide excellent service; each Dhoni yachts are composed of each of captain, chef, steward, and dive guide if needed. The crew is led by Ahmed Nasru, a professional in the tourism industry, who organizes the responsibilities and assignments of each member.

 

A perfect view of a heart-melting tropical sunset encompassing the islands and the cerulean sea is only a few of the best part of cruising the Maldives. Dhoni Stella’s sundeck is excellent for sunset viewing; you can enjoy the view while dining or having a barbeque party with your loved ones.

 

The minimum charter duration is 3 days; however, guests cruising between December 27, 2018 – January 04, 2019 must book a minimum of 7 nights.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Dhoni Stella I

  • With 2 cabins that can accommodate up to 4 guests
  • One cabin has 1 king size bed and twin beds for the other cabin 

Dhoni Stella II

  • With 2 cabins that can accommodate up to 6 guests
  • Both cabins have 1 double bed and 1 single bed

Cabin Amenities

  • Hot shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Thick bath towels
  • Soft bathrobes
  • Beach towels
  • Shower gel, shampoo, moisturizer
  • Hairdryers
  • Cooled water jugs
  • TV with DVD player and DVD library

General Facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Deck shower
  • Swim platform
  • Sundeck
  • Diving Center on the aft deck

Dining

  • Breakfast and lunch are served in half-buffet style
  • Choose on any 4-course meal on the daily menu for dinner
  • Special diet
  • Water
  • Soft drinks
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Seasonal fruits

 

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all included in the cruise fare. Scuba diving and all the alcoholic drinks are offered with extra charges.

THE ACTIVITIES

With Dhoni Stella, you can choose which activities suit you. You can do scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, fishing, islands hopping and more.

 

Visits and Activities:

  • Mantas and whale watching — South Ari Atoll Marine Protected Area
  • Mantas and whale watching — Hanifaaru Bay
  • Shoals of Malhoos and Broken Rock 
  • Kuda Giri Wreck
  • Maabaidhoo & Fushi Kandu
  • Underwater marine reserves of Guraidhoo, and Myaru Kandu
  • Snorkelers paradises of Bulhaalhohi, and Hurasdhoo
  • Sharks’ points of Kandhooma Thila, Myaru, and Gaahuraa Kandu
  • Colorful caves of Foththeyo, and Mulak Kandu
  • The local village of Dangethi
  • Fenfushi Mosque
  • Underwater marine reserves of Nassimo Thila, and the HP Reef

 

Diving

Certified divers are authorized to perform diving from the aft deck or the yacht’s motorized dinghy, twice a day — accompanied by a private guide. 

 

Dhoni Stella’s professional Diving Masters and Diving Instructors can help you acquire the PADI certification after intensive training.

 

Divers can enjoy drift diving in Muli Kandu during the South Expedition.

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

The location depends on the itineraries customized by the guests; we have routes from Angsana Ihuru to Ari Atoll, the shoal of Malhoos, Radhdhiga and Kandholudhoo, Dhonkalo and Maamigili Beiyru — the South Ari Atoll Marine Protected Area, and more.

 

Dhoni Stellas are cruising the Southern Atolls during our South Expedition — between March and April — visiting the 12 atolls. 

Getting Here

Book any flight going to Velana International Airport — the primary gateway to the Maldives — also known as the Malé International Airport.

 

Scheduled & charter flights: Qatar Airways, Martin Air, Condo, Eurofly, Lufthansa, LTU, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lanka Airlines, Air Swiss, Air France, British Airways.

 

Return transfer is available via taxi boat from/to airport for $84 per person for adults and free of charge for children.

PRICES & PACKAGES

NOVEMBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018

Date Range

01/11/17
30/11/17
01/12/17
26/12/17
27/12/17
04/01/18
05/01/18
15/04/18
16/04/18
31/07/18
01/08/18
31/08/18
01/09/18
31/10/18
Dhoni Stella I  840 952 1120 952 784 840 784
Dhoni Stella II 952 1064 1232 1064 896 952 896

NOVEMBER 2018 TO OCTOBER 2019

Date Range

01/11/18
30/11/18
01/12/18
26/12/18
27/12/18
04/01/19
05/01/19
30/04/19
01/05/19
31/07/19
01/08/19
31/08/19
01/09/19
31/10/19
Dhoni Stella I  896 1064 1176 1064 784 840 728
Dhoni Stella II 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008

CHARTER RATES include:

✔ GST (12%)

✔ Crew (1 captain, 1 cook, 1 steward + 1 divemaster when required)

✔ Fuel (up to 3 hrs average per day of navigation – USD 100 for an additional hour)

✔ Motorized tender/dinghy, snorkeling and fishing gears, bed linens, towels, beach towels, bathrobes. WI-FI Internet.

 

Minimum charter duration: 3 days.

 

A free copy of the book “Maldives Cruising Guide” — written by the owner of the Dhoni Stellas — plus the Maldives Map are offered complimentary.

 

Additional Fees:

  • Scuba diving and all the alcoholic drinks are offered with extra charges.
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling gears are on request at the reservation (scuba diving gears with extra charges).
  • Eventual supplements could be charged in case of an increase of the International fuel rate or modification of the
    current local taxes. Children are from 2 to 11 years.

 

EXTRA CHARGES per person RATES in US$

  • Full board meals (including water/soft drinks) per ADULT per day: 140
  • Full board meals (including water/soft drinks) per CHILD per day: 56
  • Return transfer by taxi boat from/to airport per ADULT: 84
  • Return transfer by taxi boat from/to airport per CHILD: FREE

 

SPECIAL OFFER:

  • Free Nights Cruise 7 pay 6 (1 free night)
  • Cruise 10 pay 8 (2 free nights)
  • Cruise 14 pay 11 (3 free nights)

 

The offer is applicable only on the Yacht Charter Rates. Extra Charges are not subjected to this offer. This offer is applicable if the entire cruise period is included between 1st November and 26th December 2018 and between 5th January and 31st October 2019.

 

DIVES, DIVE EQUIPMENT AND DIVING COURSES PADI

DIVES

  • Single dive: US$ 56 (including guide, tanks, and weights).
  • With 1 diver on board, 2 dives per day are required.
  • With 2 or more divers on board, 1 dive per day for at least 2 divers is required.
  • Maximum number of divers on board: 4.
  • Maximum number of dives per day: 2. Maximum number of night dives per cruise: 1.

 

RENT EQUIPMENT

  • Regulator (octopus) per dive: US$ 08
  • BCD per dive: US$ 08
  • Wetsuit (3mm shorty) per dive: US$ 06
  • Dive computer per dive: US$ 08
    Note: masks, fins, and snorkels for adults are available on request free of charge. Fins and masks
    for children are not available on board.

 

LOST EQUIPMENT

  • Weights, each US$ 12
  • Belt US$ 12
    Note: Other eventual losses or damages will be evaluated on-site time by time.

 

DIVING INSURANCE is COMPULSORY.
Note: Every diver is required to submit proof of his/her training by means of a certificate and a
valid personal diving insurance. DAN memberships with insurance (individual or family) are
available at www.daneurope.org for divers from Europe and the Middle East, www.danasiapacific.org
for Asia/Pacific countries, or www.diversalertnetwork.org for USA and Canada.

 

Prices list valid from 1st January 2017 to 31st October 2018

Courses Rates Cert. Fee Equipment Dives
Discover Scuba Diving 84 Included 1
PADI Scuba Diver 392 84 Included 3
PADI Open Water 560 84 Included 5
PADI Advanced 392 84 Not included 5
PADI Rescue 560 84 Not included  5

Prices list valid from 1st November 2018 to 31st October 2019

Courses Rates Equipment Dives
Discover Scuba Diving 140 Included 1
PADI Scuba Diver 476 Included 2
PADI Open Water 672 Included 4
PADI Advanced 588 Not included 5

Note: PADI courses are subjected to the availability of a dive instructor and should be booked at
the moment of the reservation.

 

Payment is due at the end of the cruise in cash or credit card (Visa/Master)

All the above rates include GST (12%)

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