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MV Emperor Serenity
From USD 132 per day
132 ft
Max 26
At a glance...
  • Visits Maldives central atolls: North Male, South Male, Ari, Vaavu
  • All-inclusive safaris
  • All cabins with private bathrooms & TV
  • Upper deck spa
  • 4 dive guides
  • Large boat

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MV Emperor Serenity is a 40m wooden hulled motor yacht, built in 2016 and operating high quality liveaboard diving cruises around the Maldives. Up to 26 divers can be comfortably accommodated on board.

There is a range of en-suite cabins on the lower, middle and upper decks, each having a TV and DVD player, with the higher priced cabins enjoying sea views. You can choose to relax either in the air-conditioned saloon, dining/bar area, or on the large sun deck which features sun beds and bean bags. The saloon has comfy sofas to use the an entertainment system of TV and DVD. There is also a range of books and games to keep you entertained between dives. The upper deck also has a super spa where guests can relax and be pampered with a range of massage therapies.

Diving is conducted from a large 24m dhoni tender that is equipped with towels, toilet, oxygen kits, compressors and tanks. This means no noisy tank filling on board the Serenity. Nitrox is provided free of charge. Underwater photographers can make use of the charging stations, air gun, rinse tanks and camera table. While there are many liveaboards operating dive cruises in the Maldives, few promise such a smooth experience as the Emperor Serenity.

There are 'no hidden extras' with Emperor Serenity liveaboard trips. They have a policy of transparent pricing which includes, along with the free nitrox, extras such as fuel surcharges, green taxes, marine park/environment fees, GST, boat transfers.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: Extra terms and conditions for new bookings during the COVID reality:

  • The Maldives’s tourism ministry has finalized the guidelines on reopening the borders to international tourism from 15th July 2020.
  • Tourists can enter Maldives without testing for COVID-19 nor quarantine periods. No entry Visa fee is due. Tourists will only have to complete a health declaration form.
  • Thirty-day free on-arrival visa will be issued to all tourists with a confirmed booking for a stay at any registered tourist facility in the Maldives.
  • The entire holiday has to be booked at a single facility, either resort or liveaboard.
  • All visitors to the Maldives’ are encouraged to install the contact tracing application ‘Trace Ekee’ upon or before arrival into the country.
Flexible Booking
  • Zero deposits - Book now, hold the date and price with no deposit. Valid until 31 August 2020.
  • New 10% deposits - From 01 September 2020, 10% deposit on all Emperor products.
  • Flexible re-booking - If affected by COVID related travel restrictions free rescheduling.
  • 5% back-to-back discount - Due to increased flight costs, customers who wish to do 2 or more cruises with Emperor receive 5% off each cruise.
  • Low 50% single supplement - Book a cabin for sole occupancy for a 50% supplement to the per person price.
Offer expires: 30 Dec 2020

Notes: Recommendedations - divers with less experience will be able to join trips but may have to sit out some dives if dive certifications and or experience are not sufficient for the planned dives.
Maldives Central Atolls, Maldives Northern Atolls & North Male, and Ari Atoll trips: divers should be advanced certified. Maldives Central & Southern Atoll trips: divers should be advanced and have 30 logged dives. Maldives Southern Atolls: advanced and 100 logged dives.
Required experience: Deep South: advanced certification with a recommended 100 logged dives.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner (1 BBQ on deserted island weather permitting), snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, glass of wine with dinner, transfers to the boat from the airport, dives, experienced English speaking divemasters (4 guides per cruise), tanks, weights and weight belts, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, Male city tour (on request), Green tax, GST on cruise price.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (full set, including surface marker device and dive computer US$ 336 per week, must be pre-booked), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival, with equipment ordered in advance (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, reef hooks, 15 litre tank (US$ 101 per week), torch (US$ 101 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: The MV Emperor Serenity liveaboard normally departs from Male. The first and last nights of the cruise are spent in the harbour. Your flight can arrive in Male at any time on the first day. For more information see our How to get to the Maldives section. There are 3 scheduled transfer times from the airport to the boat on embarkation day: 11:00, 16:00 and 22:30 hrs. The meeting point is beside the airport Help Desk.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:00 hrs on the second last day of the trip. You will disembark from the boat at 08:00 hrs. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: Non-divers receive a free snorkeling kit and a US$ 50 voucher to spend on board.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price. If there is no other same sex guest for you to share with, you will receive a cabin to yourself with no single supplement.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 5 guests and 1 extra person can join in a Standard cabin free of charge.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 22 guests and 4 additional persons can join the cruise in Standard cabins free of charge.

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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
The Emperor Serenity has a total of 13 cabins. There are 8 Standard cabins on the lower deck – 5 with double/single beds and 3 with double beds. There are 2 double/single bed Suites on the main deck. And on the upper deck there are 2 Suites with king/single beds and 1 Cabin with double/single bed. All the cabins have private en-suite bathrooms.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning and fans
  • Windows (upper and main decks) or portholes (lower deck)
  • Private bathroom facilities with hot water shower, towels, toiletries and hand basin
  • Television entertainment
  • Wardrobe and shelves
  • Dressing table and mirror
  • Reading lights
  • Bedding
  • 220V electricity supply with round 2-pin sockets
  • Fire detectors
  • Life jackets
  • Space for luggage
No. of bathrooms / showers - 15 / 13

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