Maldives Based Beach Resort & Spa Launches Unique Underwater Experience

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives has introduced an underwater experience aboard the ‘Penguin’, extending the resort’s selection of exciting water-based excursions.

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Home to the first-fully functional marina in the Maldives, the Penguin will give guests the opportunity to explore the five-star resort’s unique reef system with prices starting from $95 per person (approx. £65 per person). From dolphins and sting rays to reef sharks and sea turtles, guests will be able to discover the exotic sea life during this underwater adventure.

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Introducing the Penguin 2.0

Ideal for guests who are keen to stay dry, the Penguin is a semi-submersible vehicle designed to transport passengers into the underwater world in safety and comfort. The mechanism is made up of two floating hulls on either side of a central cabin with a compact transparent compartment that hangs from the middle and stays below the surface of the water, offering an immersive undersea experience.

The state-of-the-art vehicle seats 6-8 people, ideal for both families and couples wanting to spend quality time together in a small, private group.

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Excursions start from $95 per person (approx. £65 per person) and $55 per child aged 5-12 years (approx. £38 per child) for a 30 minute journey. Alternatively, a private one hour journey with exclusive access to the Penguin starts from $500 for a maximum of four people (approx. £330).

Home to fascinating aquatic wildlife, endless sandy beaches and some 48 dive spots close by, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa offers an abundance of  underwater activities including snorkelling and diving excursions, in addition to the resort’s water sports facilities, such as; kayaking, water-skiing and catamaran  sailing. With its secluded location and exotic luxuries, the alluring island resort is the perfect spot from which to discover the Indian Ocean’s vibrant aquatic wildlife.

The Penguin 2.0

Red Savannah ( is offering a seven-night stay at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives staying in a Sunset Beach Villa on a half board basis from £3,355 per person based on two sharing. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Male Airport flying with Emirates, return seaplane and taxes. Valid for travel until 20 December 2016, book minimum 60 days prior.

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