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Dive Review of Extreme Maldives Watersports/Cocoon Maldives in

Extreme Maldives Watersports/Cocoon Maldives: "Nice diving in the Maldives", May, 2019,

by William T Schaiff, MO, US ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10923 has 2 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Cocoon Maldives is not a dive resort but is associated with Extreme Maldives Watersports who operate a dive operation at the resort. We got a great deal on a weeklong stay including air through Emirates Airlines and decided that the diving must be better than Missouri so gave it a try. You fly to the Maldives capital Male, then take a seaplane to the resort. The seaplane strictly enforces the 50 pounds TOTAL weight of luggage/carry-on and we paid about $50 roundtrip each for being overweight since we brought our own gear (minus wetsuits). We thought it was worth the price.

Cocoon Maldives is on a small island on a northern Maldivian atoll and accommodates probably around 200 guests. Our deal was all inclusive and meals were buffet of good quality with fairly good variety. We booked a beach villa which was comfortable wi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Extreme Maldives Watersports   Cocoon Maldives

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida, Bahamas, Curacao, Mayan Riviera, La Paz Mexico, Hawaii, California, French Polynesia
Closest Airport Male, The Maldives Getting There Fly to Male airport then take a seaplane to the resort

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 84-85°F / 29-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 30 meters max depth, 1 hour max.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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By peter bernsteinin FL, US at May 19, 2019 08:30 EST  
How did you get the "great deal" with Emerites?
By report author: William T Schaiff in MO, US at May 19, 2019 12:03 EST  
We subscribe to Travelzoo which sends out a list of top 20 deals each week. This deal was listed on their cyber Monday edition. Go to and you can see all their deals and sign up to receive their weekly top 20. Shermans travel does something similar and I subscribe to it as well.
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