In recent years Maldives has attracted professional surfers, having hosted International surfing competitions which put her as a world surfing destination. It is also a major plus that the waters are warm, making the destination all the more idyllic and inviting.
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is organizing private Dhoni charters starting from USD550 for guests seeking for an exotic getaway with great-quality surfing in the pristine lagoon.
The adult-oriented resort is located in the North Malé Atoll, which is closeby to the most popular and where you could get access to a number of excellent breaks in the Maldives.
With waves ranging from 3ft to more than 8ft, the conditions are perfect for surfing offshore from many of the islands close to the resort, during the months of May to November.
The following are some of the famous surfing points which are all within a 60 to 90 minute boat ride from the resort, featuring a combination of lefts and rights for surfers for different levels of expertise:
Villingilimathi Huraa (Kuda Villingili), Uninhabited island. Eastern reef of North Malé Atoll.
Thulusdhoo, Atoll Capital. Eastern reef of North Malé Atoll.
Malé, the capital. Eastern reef of Malé, Southern tip of North Malé Atoll.
Kandooma Resort, Eastern Reef of North Malé Atoll.
Piddlies / Ninjas
Kanifinolhu Resort. Eastern Reef of North Malé Atoll.
Thamburudhoo (Uninhabited Island), Adjacent to Sultans. Eastern Reef of North Malé Atoll.
Centara Ras Fushi Resort will organize a private charter at USD550 for four hours or USD1,000 for eight hours, including a lunch box and soft drinks. Maximum at these rates is four participants, with an extra person being charged USD85. A scheduled Surfing Safari is also available for four hours for a minimum of four guests, at USD85 per person. The pricing is valid until 31 December 2014 and is subject to service charge and GST.
Guests are advised to take their own equipment for all surfing excursions. The surfing points are suitable for surfers rated at mid-level, advanced and expert levels.
Thailand’s leading hotel operator Centara Hotels & Resorts has 46 locations spread across the major tourist destinations in Thailand. The chain also has 21 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Shanghai, Bali, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar and Laos brings the present total to 67 properties.
Centara’s first resort in the Maldives, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, a five-star standard resort is located in the South Ari Atoll and has a broad appeal for couples, families and groups and was opened in late 2009.
With the intention of expanding Centara Hotels & Resorts’ presence in the Indian Ocean, is designing and planning to open its third resort, Centara Hudhufushi Resort & Spa, in the Maldives during the latter half of 2014. The four-star resort will be located on the east side of Lhaviyani Atoll, 25 minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport.
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa
On a small island just over 15 minutes by speedboat from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport — Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is an adult-focused resort with a choice of villa accommodation located on the beach or set above the magnificent lagoon that lies to one side of the island.