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The colourful underwater world of the Maldives: Experience the fascination of manta rays with the Sultans way

September 7, 2013 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

Mantas have been known as one of the most beautiful and graceful swimmers in the seas. Watching them glide through the water or simply to come in contact with them has become a truly fascinating and desired experience by the avid diver.

Experience the fascination of manta rays with the Sultans way! the Sultans way fleet of luxury yachts by Sultans of the Seas offers you unique possibilities to discover the colourful underwater world of the Maldives. the Sultans way yachts are designed from the prestigious family of Azimut yachts, featuring sleek and contemporary styling, state-of-the-art engineering and latest safety features. Each yacht is delivered with full complement of crew, including captain, private chef and of course diving instructor. The price for the smallest yacht starts at already 4.780 Euro per day. Further information at or kindly send an e-mail to

The waters around the thousands of tropical islands of the Maldives are home to the largest living manta rays in the ocean. In fact, they rank amongst the global manta hot spots for many researcher and make it one of the biggest attractions of the Maldives. With two distinctive seasons, mantas make seasonal migration intending to take advantage of particularly rich areas of food. The most manta ray sightings can be experienced in the western side atolls during the Northeast Monsoon and in the eastern side atolls during the Southeast Monsoon. Divers and manta fans can observe these avid swimmers best during the months of June and October.

Scores of manta rays are seen, making regular visits to the “cleaning stations”, at the edge of reefs, enjoying the services rendered by the Cleaner Wrasses. An exceptional phenomenon can be observed at Hanifaru Bay in the central atolls – one of the most celebrated and seldom displayed underwater events. The cyclone feeding, which happens only about twelve times a year and is often commented by even the most frequent travelers as one of the best experiences of a lifetime. The highly sought-out courtship and mating rituals are also observed during the monsoons transition phases at specific locations.

The three luxurious yachts of the Sultans way fleet offer guests the unique opportunity to experience the fascination of manta rays very closely. the Sultans way 001 and 007 offer accommodation for up to ten persons in a Master Cabin, a VIP Guests Cabin and two Twin Cabins. Both yachts feature Bang&Olufsen sounds and video systems, flat screens as well as WiFi internet connection. the Sultans way 006 offers a Master Cabin and a Guests Cabin for up to four persons and feature Sony Bravia viewing screens and BOSE entertainment system as well as WiFi internet connection. Besides a bar and sitting areas all yachts come with Jet Skis and other water toys. Discover the colourful underwater world of the Maldives and get pampered on board of a luxurious yacht by Sultans of the Seas.

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