Entries by Elizabeth Smailes

Surf’s Up with Carpe Diem Cruises New Week-long Surf and Paddleboard Safaris across The Maldives

Answering the rise in demand from independent surfers to explore Maldivian waves, the award-winning liveaboard Carpe Vita adds four surf safari weeks in 2019. For the past decade, Carpe Diem Cruises in The Maldives has been offering week-long and 10-day dive safaris across the atolls on three luxury liveaboard yachts. In recent years, an increased […]

Carpe Diem Maldives Announce Marine Expeditions and Conservation Programmes with Scripps for 2019

Following the successful exploration visit by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, in September 2018, a research collaboration with Carpe Diem Maldives continues through 2019 on the cruises and at the new resort for the 100 Island Challenge. At the heart of Carpe Diem Maldives everyday operations is a commitment to preserving the reef and marine […]

Monsoon Season Diving

From July to September 2018 Carpe Diem Maldives  celebrates one of the best diving periods for Manta Rays and Whale Sharks in the Maldives with super savings on Carpe Vita cruises. The monsoon season in the Maldives presents one of the best times of the year to dive amongst manta rays feeding off the plankton. […]

Renowned marine biologist Steven Weinberg joins Carpe Diem Maldives for 2 weeks of marine expeditions in July and August, 2018.

March 2018: Carpe Diem Maldives Pvt. Ltd. extends the Dive with a Purpose trips to include coral reef and marine biology research with Steven Weinberg. Carpe Diem Maldives is thrilled to provide travellers to The Maldives with the opportunity to dive and meet with internationally acclaimed Marine Biologist Steven Weinberg. As part of the on-going […]

Dive where the wild things are, go tech-free and enjoy the wellness benefits of a week in the Maldives with Carpe Diem Cruises

If you’ve been watching or hearing about the recent BBC Blue Planet 2 series, you’ll need little convincing that diving brings ultimate happiness. The variety and spectrum of colours in the wildlife beneath the water’s surfaces is both mesmerizing and incredible. With zero connectivity and no smart phones to distract your focus, a dive beneath […]

Learn to Dive on a Luxury Cruise with Carpe Diem Maldives

Travellers to The Maldives in 2018 can combine their PADI Open Water Diver certification with a week-long cruise onboard a luxury liveaboard. The Maldives is continuously rated as one of the top diving destinations in the world by international dive publications and awards. Made up of 26 coral atolls and crossing the equator, roughly 1,200 […]

Carpe Diem Maldives Announce Dive with a Purpose Marine Expeditions for 2018

Building on the success of three marine expeditions in 2017, in partnership with US based research organization Coral Reef CPR, Carpe Diem Maldives Cruises is excited to announce its 2018 Dive with a Purpose series of hands-on marine expeditions for leisure divers. The first two weeks in the 2018 Dive with a Purpose programme are in […]