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Arena Dive Club

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Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi Town 08090
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Unrivaled, superb, exhilarating, safe diving in The Maldives

A superbly-run PADI 5 Star diving venue in a prime location on the wonderful island of Maafushi... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davidrdiver
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London, United Kingdom
Incredible Diving (better than Sipadan)

Me and my wife did 5 dives each with Arena, with a packaged deal with Arena Beach Hotel. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bradley A
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International Padi 5 Stars Resort Facility with Padi instructors in Italian, Russian,Spanish, Chinese, Arabic mother tongue and all English speakers. Teaching all range of Padi courses from Discover Scuba for beginners to professional level as Divemaster. Our worldwide company is offering a First Class Service since 1987. In Maafushi we have 40 new sets, 100 tanks and 30 Nitrox. We look forward to welcome you soon in this Paradise where you can make the best dives of Maldives.
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Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi Town 08090
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superbly-run PADI 5 Star diving venue in a prime location on the wonderful island of Maafushi. Run by the ever-smiling Roberto and Ahmed with support from a crew of very able and experienced dive guides and boat crew. I have been diving for 25...More

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Roberto F, Direttore at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hallo David, Thanks for the beautiful comment. We really enjoyed diving with you and Eloise but you are already part of the family and when you come to visit us we are always happy to see you all. Diving in Maafushi is always very exciting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife did 5 dives each with Arena, with a packaged deal with Arena Beach Hotel. Great price, very easy to organise! We had pickup and drop off organised, food and all included in the package. The diving was incredible - saw a...More

Thank Bradley A
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Roberto F, Direttore generale at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hallo Bradley, Thanks for the nice comment. It has been a pleasure to organise your week holiday in Maafushi. We are happy that you like the hotel and the diving sites. Here is too easy to make our guests follow in love of the place....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I choose Arena Dive Club because of location direcly to the Hotel where I was staying. Hotel Manager recomended me to try diving and introduce me my diving instructor Easa, who is absolutely excellent, extremly professional and has a passion that infects! First Class you...More

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Roberto F, General Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Vaida, Thanks for you nice comment of our staff . We are happy that you felt safe all the time and you enjoyed the atmosfere of our family . We have a great team here at Arena dive club and we wish you will...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

During my family trip to the Maldives decided to go for a dive since it had been quite a long while without going in the deep oceans, came across this diving center and had a blast! Very profesional and friendly guides. Took us to a...More

Thank Luis R
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Luis, Safety is always our first priority. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay in Maafushi and we look forward to see you again Best regards

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! Jane can also speak Chinese and very considerate.Take care of you well during whole trip. 記得來Arena找Jane就對啦!

Thank Crystal C
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Crystal, Thanks for your nice comment. We are really happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to see you again in Maafushi. Best regards

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The guides were very helpful and i had a wonderful diving experience with them.Thanks Arena dive club 👌👌👌

Thank Anas M
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Anas, Thanks for your nice comment. We are really happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to see you again in Maafushi. Best regards

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

As rating speaks it’s the Best Centre to Relay on doing scuba in Maldives Mafushi Island. Very knowledgeable,good professional behaviour,experience excellent team. Do recommend Beginners also to use this services apart from experts.

Thank arshadbng
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Harshadbng, Thanks for your nice comment. We are happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we hope we will see you soon again in Maafushi. Best regards

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My experience of scuba dive couldn’t have been better..I am really happy to chose ARENA DIVE CLUB and my instructors Veronica and Ahmed were super sweet and made sure that safety is the first priority along with great dive experience

Thank Sidharth B
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Sidhart, Thanks for your nice comment. We are really happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to see you again in Maafushi. Best regards

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks friends and my dive buddy Ahmed Elnoby for the perfect dives !!! The club offer good equipment, high professional dive masters and instructors, a lot of fun and positive mood !!! I am here second time because of all this people Roberto, Veronika ,...More

Thank Stoyanka D
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Stoyanka, Thanks for your nice comment. We are really happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to see you again in Maafushi. We hope that next time things will go better and we will take a little bit more in...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had a good time, we enjoyed it so much and the diving instructors are very nice and very helpful 😊

Thank Melody T
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Roberto F, Manager at Arena Dive Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hallo Melody, Thanks for your nice comment. We are really happy you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to see you again in Maafushi. Best regards

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Hallo Marija, Thanks for enquiring about diving with us . The full day diving cost 70usd with 2 dives. Third dive cost only 25usd. Please contact us by email at arena at dive-club.c o m Best regards Roberto
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