The Angsana Ihuru has unveiled a refreshed look
for its 45 beachfront villas.
With 20% more indoor space, several
of the resort’s villas can now take up to four guests which makes
them better suited for families or groups of friends travelling on
a dive-centric holiday.
As part of its refurbishment, the resort
also boasts a new dive centre with enhanced facilities and is one
of the first to offer Snuba in the Maldives, which enables
snorkelling up to six metres below the surface.
Just twenty minutes away
by speedboat from Malé in the North Malé Atoll, Angsana Ihuru houses
one of the best reefs in the Maldives. The reef encircles the
island and teems with vibrant marine life and coral just steps
from the beach. Divers also have access to sister resort Banyan
Tree Vabbinfaru’s stunning house reef, located just five minutes
Both resorts are passionate about their reef conservation
projects which serve to combat devastation of Maldivian corals in 1998 from high water temperatures. These projects include coral
transplantation onto a man-made barnacle steel structure charged
with electricity to speed up coral growth.
metres deep on the ocean floor at Angsana Ihuru lies the
Rannamaari Wreck which acts as an habitat for thousands
of sea creatures. With its rich cloak of algae spawning plankton,
the wreck provides an abundant source of food for local marine
life and acts as a protective barrier from strong currents and
With shimmering waters so clear that visibility can
stretch up to fifty metres, divers at the wreck can expect to see
giant moray eels, scorpion fish, stingrays, groupers, batfish,
squirrelfish, nurse sharks, fusilier fish and more.
at Angsana Ihuru have easy access to over thirty sites including
Lankan Manta Point, located one hour away on the reef of Lankan Finolhu and a world-renowned site for manta rays during the south
west monsoon period of April to December.
Forty five minutes away
is Kudaa Ha, a protected marine sanctuary resembling a two-humped
camel covered in sponges and corals, where bluestripe snapper,
basslet, and butterfly fish and even sharks can be found. Closer
to Angsana Ihuru, just fifteen minutes away, is Hoholha Gaa in
North West Malé Atoll, a beautiful reef formation with unique
dwellers including longnose hawk fish and red anemones.
The Angsana Ihuru offers a 5-Star
PADI Gold Pal Dive Centre with training facilities in major
languages. The centre offers seven instructors who provide basic
PADI to professional dive courses. The centre is one of the few in
the Maldives to offer a photo lab where instructors can help
divers take pictures or videos and compile them onto a DVD upon
Nitrox is offered on a complimentary basis to all
divers and the resort is located twelve minutes away from the DAN (Divers Alert Network) medical facility
which has a hyperbaric chamber.
Angsana Ihuru celebrates these
developments with a Reopening Celebration Offer featuring 25% off
Best Available Rates. This promotion is applicable for bookings with a
minimum four-night stay from now until 25 August and valid for
stays before 31 August 2012.
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