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6-night Whale Shark & Manta Ray Trip

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Included in the Price:

  • 6-night accommodation in a hotel on a local island

  • Full Board meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • Return Transfer from Malé

  • All taxes & chargesGreen Tax, Service Charge and Goods & Service Tax

  • Whale Shark excursion

  • Manta Ray excursion

  • Sandbank excursion

  • Bikini Beach

Accommodation Options:

Mala Boutique Inn

Price: $800 USD per person


Dhangethi Island, in South Ari Atoll, is an 80 minute speedboat away from Malé.


Dhangethi Island is the place with amazing atmosphere and where you can experience the traditional activities, explore the Maldivian culture and relax on the white sandy beaches with sun lights and crystal clear lagoon. 


A private hotel designed for travellers seeking to enjoy and experience the natural beauty of Maldives, offering 7 beautifully appointed rooms that are fully air conditioned and equipped with mini bar, hot/cold water, Cable TV and internet access with free Wi-Fi.

  • Free High Speed Wi-Fi 

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Air-conditioning & Fan

  • Beach towels

  • Tea & coffee set 

  • Housekeeping


The restaurant offers quality and captivating dishes freshly prepared by an excellent chef.

Guests have a wide range of food and beverages to choose from based on their liking of cuisine,
the preference for the kind of ambiance and the preferred style of service.

Veg/ Non-Veg meals are available at the same price. All dishes are prepared freshly, by the experienced chefs.


  • Whale Shark Snorkelling

  • Manta Snorkelling

  • Turtle Snorkelling

  • Sandbank Private Picnic

  • Night Fishing

  • Big Game Fishing

  • Beach BBQ

  • Day Visit to nearby Luxury Resorts Watersports Activities

  • Scuba Diving

  • Diving Courses

  • Beach Wedding & Celebration's

  • Corel Reef Garden Snorkeling

  • Dolphin Cruise

  • Night Snorkeling

  • Sandbank Snorkeling

  • Romantic Beach Dinner

Bliss Dhigurah

Price: $1100 USD per person


Dhigurah, South Ari Atoll, is a 1h45 minute speedboat from Malé. 


South Ari Atoll is one of the few places known to have whale sharks all year round.


Bliss is a 15 room guest house that accommodates solo, couple and family travellers. The ground floor features an in-house restaurant open to the public, a gym and a kids corner. The rooftop is only for in-house guests and is equipped with jacuzzis and a rooftop restaurant. 

  • Free High Speed Wi-Fi 

  • 24-hour front desk

  • In-room safe

  • TV

  • Air-conditioning & Fan

  • Beach towels

  • Tea & coffee set 


Hermit's at Bliss is an amazing restaurant - it is a little foodie's haven on a local island. Fresh, home made and locally sourced when possible.

• Grill

• Comfort food

• Coffee alchemists

• Artisanal ice cream

• Stone oven pizza

• In house bakery

Hermit's provides private romantic beach dinners on request. 


Guests at Bliss can encounter them on a snorkeling trip with our own excursion boat (dhoni), or diving trip with our dive partner, Island Divers. Bliss offers a variety of excursions, including snorkel trips, sandbank visits, fishing trips and more.

  • Scuba diving

  • Reef snorkelling

  • Sunset Cruise

  • Dolphin Cruise

  • Reef Discover Snorkelling

  • Night Fishing

  • Game Fishing 

  • Private Island Explorer

  • Private Island / Beach BBQ 

This 6-night Maldives Whale Shark & Manta Ray Trip gives travellers the opportunity to explore the exceptional marine life of The Maldives on a budget. 

This trip is for whale shark and marine-life obsessed travellers on a budget who prefer to travel to the Maldives independently and enjoy the freedom of having a flexible self-guided Maldives holiday itinerary. 


  1. This trip does not include your international flight to Malé Velana Airport.

  2. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance so we can prepare to accommodate these requests. 

  3. Keep in mind that this hotel will not serve pork nor alcoholic drinks as according to Maldives Law, as it is located on a local island. If you want to drink alcohol during your holiday, check out our budget resorts.

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