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Princess Haleema - Review 2022

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A perfect Maldives escapade could be achieved with Princess Haleema. The 36 meters (118 feet) by 10 meters (32.8 feet) luxurious boat was specifically designed to provide a luxurious, convenient, impressive experience to divers and non-divers alike. It features 11 spacious cabins, which all have temperature control facilities, en suite bathroom facilities, and safety equipment, which makes Princess Haleema perfect for a group of about 22 guests. It also features a fully airconditioned indoor salon equipped with modern entertainment facilities and comfortable sofas, large dining area, sun decks equipped with luxurious sun loungers and hot tubs, and a spacious dive deck with platform, large storage boxes, and fresh water facilities. Surely, guests will have an epic Maldives getaway exploring the rich marine life in these sites.

Our Overall Review

4.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Many divers said that they had captured enough footage to fill a 50 gig storage device.
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    Some people stated that the staff and crew was exceptional and very attentive.
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    Several divers commended the diving experience as they got to see mantas and sharks.
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    The cuisine on the Princess was fit for a queen one diver noted.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome people were taken back by the bad weather they had experience.
  • check-markSome divers claimed that the ruff nature of the cruise caused them sea sickness.

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Diving on the Princess Haleema in the Maldives

Princess Haleema is a luxurious boat that was built in the year 2006. It is part of the fleet Sea Safari, which is renowned for their safety and quality service so it is ensured that Princess Haleema will take its guests to the best sea safari that the Maldives has to offer. The boat was recently renovated and is now equipped with modern facilities and amenities, including its engines and safety equipment, in order to ensure comfort and safety for every guest.
The indoor saloon has installed temperature control equipment that is perfect to beat the heat while traversing the Maldives waters. Also, modern entertainment facilities are available in the salon including a flat-screen television, computers, DVD players, stereos, and a mini-library. Guests may spend time here in between dives or during the night time while lying on their comfortable sofas, watching movies, chit-chatting with other guests, reading their favorite book, or while sipping a delicious cup of tea.

Sun decks are also available for those who prefer to spend time in the open air. There are two sun decks on Princess Haleema– the first one is located on the lower deck, which has sun shades, sun loungers, and comfortable tables and chairs installed; while on the upper deck, one may enjoy the sun in its full glory while on a sun lounger. Also, there are several hot tubs available, so one could enjoy the sunset and the Maldives breeze while lazing around in a hot tub.

The dive deck is large enough for guests to prepare their diving equipment and for the maintenance after diving. A hanging area is also available for the wet suits, as well as freshwater showers, large storage boxes, and charging areas. For divers needing Nitrox and equipment rental, these are available onboard for a fee. Safety is ensured on board as it has quality safety equipment and alarm systems including life rafts, life vests, fire alarms and firefighting systems, and first aid kits. In the saloon and in every cabin, a fire extinguisher is also installed.

The Cabins

A total of 11 spacious cabins are housed on Princess Haleema. There are double rooms and twin rooms on the middle deck, with each cabin installed with air-conditioning units, en-suite bathroom facilities, and a dresser. The amenities mentioned are also available in the two suites located on the upper deck, having also the advantage of spectacular views of the sea.

Dining

The dining area is located strategically to provide a stunning view of the Maldives waters while enjoying food served in buffet style three times a day! The interiors in the dining area are designed to give a feel of warmth, luxury, and style.

Also, guests will surely enjoy the filling afternoon snack served to every guest. Beverages such as coffee, tea, and soda as well as light snacks such as crackers and nuts are also available all day long and they are completely free of charge!

Itinerary

Princess Haleema traverses the Maldivian waters in different itineraries. Guests may enjoy the Central Atolls of the Maldives to visit the famous dive sites in Male, Ari, Vaavu, Thaa, Meemu, Laamu atolls. These destinations are renowned for their rich marine life including huge mantas, blacktip sharks, whale sharks, and other variety of sharks, turtles, schools of fish, reef sharks, and jacks. The South Atolls of the Maldives are also an option for that exciting channel dive.

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