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Purely Maldives Ltd
24 Baddesley Close, North Baddesley
Hampshire SO52 9DR
This 129 foot, 3 deck, luxurious catamaran will take up to 22 guests on an exploration of Maldivian culture and marine life.
The divers among you will have access to a wide variety of local hot spots, including wrecks, cleaning stations and coral over-hangs. Manta rays and whale sharks can be seen during the 3 daily dives.
The Four Seasons Explorer also offers water sports, fishing and excursions, as well as traditional spa treatments - either on the upper deck or on a private sand bank surrounded by the seemingly infinite Indian Ocean.
With 3 different cruises offering trips to Landaa Giraavaru and Kuda Huraa, as well as Baa, Raa, Ari and South Male Atolls, this is a fantastic way to experience a variety of Maldivian experiences.
Transfers are included within our screen prices.
Half Price Cruise
Book at least 3 nights on Kuda Huraa or Landaa Giraavaru. Receive a Free Cruise for 1 person sharing a twin cabin. 22 July to 20 December 2013 and 21 July to 21 December 2014.
Please use the Price Calculator above for your specific dates and meal plan.
Bright and airy, our State Rooms provide picturesque views from large port windows. BEDS One king or two twin beds OCCUPANCY 3 adults notes EXTRA BED One sofabed LOCATION Deck 1 VIEW Indian Ocean SIZE 215 (sq.ft.) 20 (m2) View floor plan BATHROOMS One full bathroom Luxurious Appointments Unwind in your air-conditioned room with one king or two twin beds, comfortable couch, writing desk, DVD/CD player, MP3 cable connection, a refrigerated private bar, a telephone and an in-cabin safe. Unrivaled Amenities Enjoy five-star service on the high seas with a fully equipped PADI 5-Star Dive Centre with nitrox, a stargazing telescope, massage by a resident spa therapist and laundry service. Elegant Décor Bathed in natural light from large port windows, your room boasts contemporary, teak furnishings and Indian fabrics in calming tones.
Aboard Four Seasons Explorer, each day begins with an array of buffet and à la carte breakfast choices. Lunch and dinner menus change daily, themed on regional creations from India, the Maldives, Asia, Europe and the Americas – always with fresh ingredients, gourmet flourishes and complemented by a surprisingly extensive wine list. Dine in the air-conditioned dining room or its al fresco area.
CATCH OF THE DAY
For those who fish, the chef is pleased to discuss preparation ideas for your catch of the day.
Meals are all-inclusive – with the exception of alcoholic beverages – and vary between buffet and table service, shared in the company of other passengers.
Live out your Robinson Crusoe fantasy over a sumptuous meal prepared on one of the Maldives’ remote, white-sand beaches.
DINE WITH THE CAPTAIN
Sit down to an intimate feast in the company of the Explorer’s captain.
LOUNGE AND LIBRARY
The indoor lounge is ideal for relaxing after dinner – to swap stories, review the day's underwater highlights captured by the resident videographer or curl up with a book, magazine, DVD, music or board game from the Library. Drinks and refreshments are available throughout the day.
Four Seasons Explorer’s indoor bar features comfy sofas adjacent to a relaxing lounge area. A second bar seats you outdoors on the sheltered lower sundeck.
On board, on land or in the water, Four Seasons Explorer offers a wealth of leisure activities, all supported by our signature service. From water sports and island excursions to relaxing spa treatments, our cruises feature something for everyone.
During daily snorkelling excursions, guests can venture out with our marine biologist, take the plunge off the back of the vessel or snorkel off the beach at any of our numerous island stop offs.
Take to the waves with waterskiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, fun tubes and kayaking. Smaller waves between January and March offer optimal conditions for wakeboarding and waterskiing. All watersports are available on request, subject to currents and conditions.
Venture out by dhoni for some bottom-line fishing, fish from the back of Four Seasons Explorer each night or indulge in handline fishing off the vessel at sunset. Trawling by tender is available on request.
Savour gourmet Four Seasons cuisine on uninhabited islands, embark on an adventure with our marine biologist, cast yourself away on a secluded sandbank or visit remote villages for cultural experiences and souvenir shopping – even enjoy a game of football or rugby on a sandy beach.
Four Seasons Explorer’s resident spa therapist offers natural therapies inspired by Asia’s ancient healing principles. Retreat to the private treatment area on the upper deck – curtained for privacy yet open to the refreshing sea air – or indulge in a massage at one of the secluded beaches visited during the cruise.
Treatment highlights include the restorative and deeply relaxing Indian herbal-oil massage and the hydrating and refreshing sun-soother wrap, with fresh aloe vera and toning lavender mist. Fees apply.
The Maldives is renowned for its abundance of fish life, warm pristine waters and close encounters with pelagics such as manta rays and whale sharks.
As the country’s fastest-cruising liveaboard, Four Seasons Explorer gives divers access to a wide variety of secluded hot spots, including exciting channel dives with sharks and rays, vibrant thilas, cleaning stations, wrecks, and coral overhangs.
We only offer the Maldives and we have great relationships with the Management teams - so we’re confident we have the lowest rates in the world... just ask our customers!
All our holiday packages are doubly protected.
ATOL protects packages with flights.
The TTA protects ATOL packages and accommodation and transfer packages.
These are provided at no extra cost so you can book knowing you’re in the safest of hands.
Many travel websites who sell the Maldives do not include 10% government taxes and 12% service charges, plus other taxes within their rates.
Purely Maldives’ prices are inclusive of all taxes and surcharges and we ALWAYS include either speedboat, seaplane or domestic plane transfers (click on the Transfer tab).
The Purely Maldives team have personally stayed at over 100 resorts and have been visiting this paradise for over 30 years, so with our knowledge and experience, we can organise your dream holiday with confidence adding value at every stage of your booking.
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Temperatures are consistently between 26 - 32 Centigrade - and the tourist seasons are dictated by the change in the monsoons.