DUSIT THANI MALDIVES LAUNCHES MALDIVE’S FIRST OFFICIAL FREE-DIVING CENTRE

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Christian Stan, at 3 Feb. 15, in News

Dusit Thani Maldives takes pride in launching the first official and internationally approved free-diving centre in the Maldives, an incredible addition to the selection of water sports available at the resort.

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The Basic course will equip guests to dive safely and comfortably down to 20 meters on a single breath

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.

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Experience the tranquility of underwater kingdom while staying at Dusit Thani Maldives

Resort guests will train 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 of Apnea 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.

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About Dusit Thani Maldives

Located on breathtaking Mudhdhoo Island a mere thirty five minutes away from capital Malé, this resort opened in 2012 and offers twenty six Beach Villas, ten Beach Villas with Pool, twenty nine Water Villas with Pool, twenty Ocean Villas with Pool, two Ocean Pavilions, two Beach Residences and five Family Beach Villas with Pool.

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The resort features a 750 sqm swimming pool, (the largest in the Maldives), signature Benjarong Thai restaurant, Devarana Spa with six treetop treatment pods in the heart of a grove of coconut palms, tennis courts and a diverse marine life surrounding the island located in the heart of Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

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