Embark on the ultimate marine odyssey aboard a floating resort, Four Seasons Explorer. A most intimate resort experience, Four Seasons Explorer, a 129-foot three-deck catamaran, takes a maximum of 22 guests on a marine and cultural adventure into the undiscovered Maldives.The luxury live-aboard visits isolated reefs and virgin dive-sites, uninhabited beaches, and secluded village communities. The Four Seasons Explorer connects guests with the Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa and the Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru with seamless Four Seasons service on this live-aboard three-deck catamaran. Each cruise itinerary includes visits to numerous sites, pre-selected for their unique diving, snorkeling, surfing, or on-shore recreation potential. Along the journey, guests can dive in secluded, virgin sites – snorkel or play in turquoise waters teeming with neon-colored marine life; enjoy amazing lunch breaks or dinner celebrations on private, white-sand beaches; relax like Robinson Crusoe in the shade of a coconut palm; or indulge in an on- or off-board massage – daily, if you wish. On board, on land or in the water, Four Seasons Explorer offers a wealth of leisure activities, all supported by their signature service. Four Seasons Explorer offers three , four , or seven night cruises. Please check availability using a Monday arrival. For the four-night cruise, please check availability using a Thursday arrival. Other days of the week will appear as "Not Available" due to the unique cruising experience this vessel offers.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Four Seasons Explorer
- North Male Atoll
Covering a total area of 331,661 square miles with only 1% of it land, the Maldives is best experienced by sea. The Republic of Maldives is made up of a double string of 1,190 coral islands located to the southwest of Sri Lanka, in the Indian Ocean. Stretching north to a point just south of the equator, the archipelago is 81 miles wide at its widest point and 510 miles long. It is the flattest land in the world, with the highest natural point less than 8 feet above sea level.
Directions to Hotel
Male International Airport is served by a number of international and charter airlines, including Aeroflot, Air India, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Emirates Air, Malaysian Airlines, Meridiana Fly, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Transaero Airlines and Qatar Airways. Guests are greeted by Four Seasons representatives and escorted to either a waiting speedboat for the 25-minute ride to Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, a spectacularly beautiful traditional island hideaway, or Four Seasons seaplane lounge prior to the 35 to 45 minute flight to Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, a pristine and exotic wilderness refuge. Kuda Huraa is the point of embarkation for Four Seasons Explorer three- and seven-night cruises. For four-night cruises, Four Seasons Explorer embarks from Landaa Giraavaru. These sister properties, which share renowned Four Seasons service and attention to detail, offer a unique opportunity to explore the secluded and stunning archipelago of the Maldives. Choose to stay at one or both of the resorts, linked by a multi-day cruise aboard the luxurious Explorer.
Meals are all-inclusive – with the exception of alcoholic beverages – and vary between buffet and table service, shared in the company of other passengers.
Fine Dining on Site
Aboard Four Seasons Explorer, each day begins with an array of buffet and à la carte breakfast choices. Lunch and dinner menus change daily, themed on regional creations from India, the Maldives, Asia, Europe and the Americas – always with fresh ingredients, gourmet flourishes and complemented by a surprisingly extensive wine list. Dine in the air-conditioned dining room or its al fresco area.
High Speed Internet
Wireless Internet access.
The resident spa therapist offers natural therapies inspired by Asia's ancient healing principles. Retreat to the private treatment area on the upper deck – curtained for privacy yet open to the refreshing sea air – or indulge in a massage at one of the secluded beaches visited during the cruise.
During daily snorkelling excursions, guests can venture out with our marine biologist, take the plunge off the back of the vessel or snorkel off the beach at any of our numerous island stop offs.
Fishing - Ocean
Venture out by dhoni for some bottom-line fishing, fish from the back of Four Seasons Explorer each night or indulge in handline fishing off the vessel at sunset.
On-board PADI 5-Star Dive Centre. As the country’s fastest-cruising liveaboard, Four Seasons Explorer gives divers access to a wide variety of secluded hotspots, including exciting channel dives with sharks and rays, vibrant thilas, cleaning stations, wrecks and coral overhangs.
visit remote villages for cultural experiences and souvenir shopping
Enjoy spectacular scenery from the expansive panoramic windows of an elegant Explorer Suite. Showered in sunlight from expansive windows, the suite boasts contemporary teak furnishings and cool, subdued fabrics. Take advantage of a refrigerated private bar, along with a DVD/CD player, MP3 cable connection, telephone and in-cabin safe. The ensuite bathroom has a full bathtub, separate shower, WC, and vanity. It is connected to a walk-in wardrobe.
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - High Speed Internet
- - Spa Facility
- - Beach
- - Boating
- - Ecological Tourism
- - Fishing - Ocean
- - Sailing
- - Scuba Diving
- - Shopping
- - Water Skiing
- - Windsurfing
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