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Best house reef ( that we can afford )?

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Best house reef ( that we can afford )?


We would appreciate any helpful advice. We are looking, at South Ari Atoll, but still undecided. Hoping to see whale sharks. I like to scuba and Claire likes to snorkel. We enjoy nice food (who doesn't), but are not big drinkers.

Going late March. Trying to stay below $6000 for six nights (not including flights, but hopefully including transfers)

We love the idea of an over water hut, but that's negotiable too. Prefer full board/all inclusive.

Where would you recommend?

Cumbria, United...
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11. Re: Best house reef ( that we can afford )?

Diving out of Ellaidhoo in October last year - there is a site about an hour away. We were snorkelling because our dive was planned for Hasfa with grey reef sharks but we did snorkel with a couple of whale sharks and mantas. Ellaidhoo also put on dive and snorkel trips for as long as the whales sharks were around - the day after our dive trip the snorkel trip snorkelled with a whale shark, mantas and dolphins - they all come back buzzing from the experience and the days of stormy rainshowers were soon forgotten.

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OMG, I missed that last year and this! never knew whale shark around north ari!!

great advise and will take notes!

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