Upon arrival at Velana International Airport (MLE), you will be received by our representatives and transferred by domestic flight to the island of Gan, in the southern atoll of Laamu and onto your guesthouse, which will be your base for the week. Settle in after your flight before taking your first steps on the sands of this tropical paradise, take a swim in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean or just explore the facilities of the guesthouse.
Following breakfast served at the guesthouse the day will be spent sea kayaking, providing an opportunity to explore the east side of the atoll. You will be coached on how to paddle and maneuver the kayak before heading off into the inner atoll. There will be plenty of time to stop off at isolated sandbanks and uninhabited islands to snorkel and gain your first experience of the amazing underwater world of the Maldives. A picnic lunch will be eaten and there will be time to relax and sunbathe before kayaking back to Gan. The remainder of the afternoon is free for you to relax on the beach, snorkel the house reef or just chill in the plunge pool.
Today the morning is free for you to hit the beach, snorkel the house reef or just chill in the peaceful guesthouse garden. Following lunch, your local guide on an exploration trip to the island of Gan by jeep will take you. You will visit a number of historical places and learn more about the history of the Maldives and local life, even visiting a fish factory and a local vegetable farm. Keep an eye out for the local herd of goats that are often found hiding in the undergrowth! The trip includes a visit to a local café to sample traditional ‘hedika’ - Maldivian savory and sweet snacks served with black tea.
Today is your chance to give SCUBA diving a go! The dive center is a PADI registered dive school operated by Europeans and locals and was the first PADI scuba diving and water sports center on a local island in Laamu Atoll. For those who have not dived before, we offer a Discover Scuba Diving Course where you learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. You will complete two dives from the shore. Qualified divers can take 2 dives by boat to explore this virtually untouched paradise. For guests who would prefer not to dive, we offer a guided snorkeling tour.
This morning you head out to the waves for the opportunity to learn to stand up paddle, windsurf or surf. With an instructor, learn and practice the skills required on land before testing them on the water. Following an energetic morning, the afternoon is free for you to relax or choose from additional activities and excursions, which include dolphin watching and evening fishing.
Following breakfast served at the guesthouse the day is yours to enjoy as you please, relax on the beach or for those feeling energetic practice some of their new found skills. Optional diving trips can be organized for certified divers and a visit to the 5 Star Resorts of Six Senses can be organized (subject to availability).
Following breakfast served at the guesthouse, we head to a private uninhabited island where you can relax, sunbathe, swim or snorkel the beautiful waters whilst a BBQ lunch is prepared. After lunch more of the same before returning to Gan. Fruit cocktails will be served on the beach at sunset before a farewell dinner.
After breakfast, you are transferred back to Velana International Airport (MLE) where the tour ends.
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