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Maldives Passions

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Aabaadhee Hingun Road, 08090
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Amazing Diving Experience

I'm a recently licensed open water diver and going on dives still make me *very* nervous (esp boat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drea J
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The name says it all.

The staffs are very welcoming, even if you just walk into the shop. Marc is also quick to respond... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mimi K
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The ONLY Dive center with a CLEAN SAFETY RECORD on the local island of Maafushi, in South Male' Atoll, Maldives. Brand new AQUALUNG equipments, Nitrox, all SSI & PADI dive courses (up to Divemaster). Come and dive with us to the most beautiful dive sites of South Male' Atoll, all within 35 minutes boat ride maximum from our dive school.
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Aabaadhee Hingun Road, 08090
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a recently licensed open water diver and going on dives still make me *very* nervous (esp boat entries!). Decided to go here cos of the excellent reviews and it was by far the best decision I made during the trip. Jinah is a great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staffs are very welcoming, even if you just walk into the shop. Marc is also quick to respond and will help you with all the necessary information regarding diving. Although it was only a day to dive with them, the crews gave me great...More

Thank Mimi K
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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review :) It was a bummer to spend only 1 day of diving with you, and we all hope to see you here again soon, preferably for a longer stay !! Kind Regards from the whole team.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service and crews. Divemaster was wonderful and we really enjoyed the dive sites we were brought to. The equipments are well maintained and boat is super comfortable. Service is 5 stars! Highly recommended and for sure we will visit them again in the future!

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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you with us during your stay in Maafushi. It's great to know that our guests are appreciating the quality of our service to its right value. Kind Regards from MALDIVES PASSIONS team :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Maafushi early March with a friend and while strolling around looking for a suitable dive centre (there’s a lot on Maafushi btw), we decided to stop by Maldives Passions to see what it has to offer. We met Suju and Alim, they...More

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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much to take some of your time to do such a lengthy & thorough review !! We are ver pleased to know that we met (and even exceeded) your expectations. Glad to hear also that you appreciated ou professionalism, service & safety...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

March 17 2018 --> 45 minutes dive. It was the best and they really prioritize Safety which is why I love it so much! I was able to overcome my fear of deep water thru their courses and will plan to come back for more...More

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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking your time to review us in such a nice way :) It's a fantastic feeling for us to read comments like yours, and to know that we have succeeded in giving you the (diving) "bug" !! Please do come...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had my first experience with diving with Maldives Passions. Even though it was my first time, I did not feel extremely nervous because the instructor was very informative and encouraging. Felt safe throughout the whole experience. Saw many beautiful types of fish on the diving...More

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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and once more, BIG congratulations on the successful completion of your SCUBA DIVER certification !! :) We are delighted that you have entrusted MALDIVES PASSIONS DIVE SCHOOL for your very 1st underwater experience AND for your 1st step...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Safe divers. The crew takes care of everything for you. They keep telling you "Let us do this, you're on vacation" They even clean my mask for me before I dive. The service was superior. The safety of the dives was top notch. The...More

Thank Jason K
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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to review us. "Top notch safety", 1st class service, "excellent briefings", "great boat & excellent gear", "awesome week", "fun guys" pretty much sums up what we are standing for, and what separates us from the others... Kind regards from...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sharks, dolphins, turtles, eagle rays, morays, napoleon wrasses, barracudas and so much more. I have been diving for over a decade and this has, hands down, been the best diving week of my life. The team is amazing, Suju is incredibly responsible and the team...More

Thank eurwin
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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WOW !! Best dive of your decade as a diver... To say we like the sound of that (and to say we're awfully proud of it) would be an understatement !! :) We are also delighted to know that you were fully appreciative of our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter took the Making Bubbles class and the instructor was great with the right mix of sternness and patience. My daughter is now looking forward to next year when she can get her junior open dive certification at Maldives Passions. We will be repeat...More

Thank Megan S
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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was an honor for us to be the one selected for your daughter's unforgettable 1st underwater breath :) We are definitely looking forward to see her again next year, when she'll be old enough to get...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In 3 words: SAFETY - PLEASURE- FUN I spent 12 days in Maafushi. I came to see different dives center, I visited 3. This one was the best for me. They never had a single incident with anyone. They even told me that if I...More

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Marc P, General Manager at Maldives Passions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Safety, Pleasure & Fun... sounds like un indeed :) Thank you for choosing MALDIVES PASSIONS for your diving holiday in Maafushi. Looking forward to diving with you again soon !! Kind Regards from everybody :)

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Suman S
20 March 2018|
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Response from Marc P | Property representative |
Greetings from Maafushi... Thank you for your email and kind interest in MALDIVES PASSIONS DIVE SCHOOL. Could you provide me with an email, so I can send you a more detailed answer ? Kind Regards. Marc Pomel.
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Ksenia K
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Email sent :)
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