Guests snorkel or scuba dive in crystalline reef waters with some of the richest marine life in the Maldives. The sea surrounding Gaafu Alifu Atoll is home to a multitude of diverse species, including as many as 13 different types of shark. Pullman Maldives Maamutaa has its own PADI 5-star dive centre.
A traditional Maldivian dhoni boat takes guests for a morning or evening dolphin spotting cruise. The captain sets sail for known local habitats, while the qualified Pullman marine biologist provides intriguing insight into the spinner, bottlenose, spotted and striped dolphins that call the atoll waters home. It’s also the chance to spot rays, whale sharks and more.
Guests can join a sunset fishing cruise off the island reef and cast their line using traditional bait and hand reels. Deeper waters provide ample opportunity for big-game fishing, hunting marlin, tuna or dorado.
Aquatic adventurers can soar above the water on a flyboard, or speed over the waves on a wakeboard or waterskis – the Pullman pros are on hand to give beginners a helping hand. The qualified Pullman sailing instructors show novices how to wind surf or steer a catamaran. A standup paddleboard or kayak is a great way to explore the atoll’s tranquil waters.
Pullman’s naturalist takes guests on informative and entertaining guided walks along the beaches, through the dense tropical vegetation and around the natural freshwater lagoon. Find out about Maamutaa island’s rich array of native flora and fauna – and the concrete measures Pullman takes to preserve the delicate island ecosystem.
Supervised indoor and outdoor activities at the Pullman Kids’ Club offer fun and excitement for the youngsters – and relaxation for Mum and Dad.
Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort is an all-inclusive adventure playground for the intrepid global nomad.
Maamutaa Island, 20219 Gaafu Alifu Atoll
Tel: +960 6820909