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HORIZON II Surf Charter - Maldives, Southern Atolls. Maldives

INTRODUCTION

HORIZON II Surf Boat Charters Diving Overall rating: 5 out of 5 based on 3 reviews.
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The Best Prices in the market in the coolest boat!!! Spend your vacation in the southern Maldives with us.  From May to October, the surfing is very good in Huvadhoo and all the less crowded surf breaks are close by.

 

The traditionally built wooden yacht will take you to the secluded beaches with individual or small groups bookings. A smaller diving boat available for secret surf spots where a larger boat just cannot enter and also possible to use it for a diving experience.

 

There are 6 comfortable air-conditioned ensuite rooms with a view of the beautiful scenery around the boat. There are 2 Double Bedrooms and 4 Twin Bedrooms on board. Enjoy amazing breakfast, lunch and dinner along with desserts prepared by our Chef.

 

If you are an intermediate to advanced surfer that is looking for long perfect head high uncrowded waves, then the Maldives is your dream come true! You will see turtles, dolphins, manta rays, beautiful strange colored fish and whales (during the season). Doubles rooms with private bathroom, 5 meals per day, check the pictures and book your trip as soon as possible. Accepts single bookings, not necessarily full boat charter.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Horizon II Surf Boat Charter

  • Six Ait conditioned cabins
  • Relax and refresh your mind on the lounge chairs with mattresses on the Sun Deck.
  • TV/DVD in Salon
  • Fishing Gear
  • Board Games
  • Life Jackets, life rings, fire retardants and pumps.
  • Small Boat

Cabins

  • Double bed and a single bunk type to be used as a double or as a twin sharing room
  • AC
  • Private showers
  • WC
  • Cupboard
  • Mirror
  • Size: 2 meters x 2.5 meters
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Can accommodate 14 guests very comfortably

Meals

Dinning

Dinning & winning can be undertaken either inside the pilothouse or the deck (2 venues)

 

Food & Beverages

When everyone wakes up at around 6:30 we have Tea, coffee, and cookies ready on the table. Then surfing.

 

After our first surf comes Breakfast

Toasts, cereals, eggs, cheese, jam, juice, tea, coffee, and our cook’s “local special”. It can be a mixture of tuna, with crushed coconut and onion. Delicious when you make a burrito with their homemade tortillas. Then relax or surf.

 

Lunch and dinner

Essentially three-course: Western dishes with Maldivian specialties and nationality favorites. Very yummy! Lots of fresh fish! Rice, chicken, pasta, beef, salads, homemade pizzas and bread! Curries and vegetables! Ending with dessert, fruit, and coffee or tea.

 

And more…

Good range of chilled soft drinks including fresh fruit juices, and a range of alcoholic beverages including lots of cold beer for sale on board!!! 3 Liters of mineral water per day per person included in the package. In between lunch and dinner, there is another session of cookies, tea, and coffee so it ‘s impossible to be hungry on this boat!!!

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Speed & Engine Mechanism

  • Engine: DOOSAN 280hp.
  • Speed: 10 to 12 knots.
  • Generators (AC): 220V, 50Hz (British Sockets) 18Kw.
  • Stamegna x 2 units.
  • Battery (DC): Emergency Lights (12V) only.
  • Water Maker: Static x 3 tonnes per day Aqua Reef.
  • Diesel: 6 tonnes.

Safety:

  • Life Jackets, life rings, fire retardants and pumps.
  • Compass, Maps and GPS.
  • Communication
  • CB Set, Mobile Phone.

 

THE ACTIVITIES

SURFING

The best time to surf in the Maldives is from March until October. The peak of the swell being in August. During the North-East monsoon (from March ’til April), conditions are the best in the “Southern Atolls“. From May to October, the surfing is quite good in Huvadhoo as well. Less crowded and all the surf breaks are close by.

 

TYPICAL DAY:

  • We start the day with a cup of Coffee or tea.
  • The boat will be anchored where the conditions are excellent.
  • Around 6 AM after the first session of the morning you can enjoy a delicious breakfast served by the crew.
  • Anytime you want our crew can drop you to the surf break by a dingy or a Dhoni and pick you up once you’re done with surfing.
  • In the free time you can explore a local islands, catch fish, snorkel with Manta rays, Sting Rays and beautiful fishes. 
  • Around the Sunset, after your last surf session it´s time to grab a beer and relax to some nice music.
  • The dinner is served around 7.30 PM.

 

TYPICAL ITINERARY:

  • Meet and Greet Male’/Kaadehdhoo Airport
  • Check-in at 2000 hrs
  • Enjoy the Airport Right Surf Break
  • Surf at the Blue Bowls at Vaadhoo
  • Adventure at the Beacons
  • Surfing at the Castaways
  • Delight yourself at the Thinadoo Cafe’ Break
  • Move onto the Lips Surf Break
  • Take pleasure in the Five Islands Surf Break
  • Surf at Lovecharms near Gazeera
  • BBQ at Uninhabited island
  • Snorkeling at Gan
  • A relishing moment surfing at the Tiger Stripes
  • Check-out at 1630 hrs
  • Fly back from Kaadehdhoo/Male’ Airport

 

SURF SPOTS

Gaafu Dhaalu Spots

  • “Airports”: a fun righthander that likes a solid southwest swell.
  • “Beacons”: on a good southwest swell, this break becomes a grinding righthander with a solid barrel.
  •  “Blue Bowls”: this longish righthander is more like a point and has plenty of open face sections for good turns.
  • “Five Islands”: a hard-hitting right-hander with speedy walls.
  •  “Two Ways”: a right and lefthander that tends to favor the right on bigger swells; an easy workable wall that sits well with intermediates.
  •  “Love Charms”: a fun lefthander which has a playful wall when the sections link up on a bigger swell.
  • “Tiger Stripes”: a racy lefthander with a thumping barrel on the inside section; tends to hold more swell than some of the other spots.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

  • Large top deck with shaded canopy where you can do your stretching, meditating, yoga, or other exercises
  • Indoor games
  • Multi-System TV and DVD (We recommend to bring your own DVD movies) including a Hi-Fi Stereo System are onboard to entertain the clients
  • Itineraries can be customized to suit your needs
  • Shopping in Male
  • Scuba Diving (extra cost). Only certified open water divers and medically fit divers should undertake diving
  • Visit different uninhabited islands, fishing villages and scenic points are part of the safari depending on the weather
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

In general, the Maldives rely on the same swell as Indonesia with the best and most consistent swells coming from April to October. Swell size will likely peak from June to September when south swells from the southern Indian Ocean make their presence known on most of the exposed breaks. This is also the time of the southwest monsoon and many of the spots can see offshore conditions. The waves will normally range from 4-8 feet, with occasionally bigger days. 

February and March considered the early part of the season will see fun surf and more stable weather but swells will vary, arriving in the small to medium size range. The same holds true for November when the season is coming to a close.

 

SOUTHERN ATOLLS

Huvadhoo (also known as Southern Atolls) are located in the most southern section of the Maldives, fewer surf boats and surf charters operate in this area, therefore even the most popular spots in this region are usually less crowded than the Northern Atolls. The Southern Atolls are still the most secluded and idyllic, preserving the beauty of a remote island paradise that comes complete with incredible waves.

The Atoll is said to have the best conditions in March and April just before the southwest monsoon begins and September to November when it is coming to a close. From May to August there can be wind issues on the south-facing spots but that’s when you motor to the east-facing part of the atoll where there is more protection. The east-facing breaks will still have plenty of sizes as this is the peak swell time.

Getting Here

Male Airport (MLE) is an island just dedicated to the airport. Scheduled & charter flights: Qatar Airways, Martin Air, Condo, Eurofly, Lufthansa, LTU, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lanka Airlines, Air Swiss, Air France, British Airways.

 

Visitors are issued a 30 day tourist visa upon arrival, regardless of their nationality

PRICES & PACKAGES

GAAFU DHAALU ATOLLS – SOUTHERN MALDIVES 

 

We accept single bookings!

DATES AND RATES:

Up to 12 guests for (Private) full charters

Price Per Person per 10 Nights

01 Mar 21

11 Mar 21

Huvadhoo Atoll 

3.139 USD

24 Apr 21

04 May 21

Huvadhoo Atoll 

3.139 USD

05 May 21

15 May 21

Huvadhoo Atoll 

2.545 USD

 16 May 21

 26 May 21

Huvadhoo Atoll 

2.545 USD

 27 May 21

 06 Jun 21

Huvadhoo Atoll 

2.545 USD

 06 Jun 21

 16 Jun 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

27 Jun 21

07 Jul 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

07 Jul 21

17 Jul 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

 17 Jul 21

 27 Jul 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

 28 Jul 21

 07 Aug 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

 07 Aug 21

 17 Aug 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.545 USD

17 Aug 21 

 27 Aug 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

 2.702 USD

 28 Aug 21

 07 Sep 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

 07 Sep 21

 17 Sep 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD 

 17 Sep 21

 27 Sep 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

  28 Sep 21

 08 Oct 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

 08 Oct 21

 18 Oct 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

 18 Oct 21

 28 Oct 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

29 Oct 21

 08 Nov 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

  08 Nov 21

  18 Nov 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

 18 Nov 21 

  28 Nov 21

Huvadhoo Atoll

2.702 USD

INCLUSIONS :

  • Full Board 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with free tea & coffee throughout the day.
  • One mineral bottle (free 1500 ml) per person/per day and mineral water dispenser available.
  • Surfing from 06:30 to 17:00 (surf safaris from March to October)
  • Local Fishing with line & baits.
  • Uninhabited island barbecue dinner (if time and weather permits & subject to the group’s majority decision). * Island hopping, resort visits and cruising (subject to the group’s majority decision).
  • Services of professional surf guidance on board.
  • Two domestic flights
  • Last day surf stops at 12:00 (noon).

 

EXTRA:

  • We recommend to buy travel insurance.
  • All above rates are subject to 12% T-GST (Maldives Government Tax)
  • Green Tax of US$6.00 per person per night
  • Full-fledged bar at extra charge (TGST taxes will be applied).
  • Photography or memory album can be made at extra cost by requesting at time of booking (approximately US$100 per person for photo CD).
  • Wifi

 

REMINDERS:

  • Check In @ 12:00 and Check Out @ 07:00 in Classic Maldives (Male’ and Vaavu Atoll).
  • Check In @ 20:00 and Check Out @ 16:30 in South Maldives – Huvadhoo Surf.
  • All others have to be bought as extra’s by clients and we recommend to buy travel insurance.
  • Mandatory: Per week per guest USD 100.00 is service charge for the crew. Can pay more if service level was more than expected.
  • Picnic on island per person at US$10.00.

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