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Diving in Bathala

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When to go to Bathala

Diving is possible year-round, but the best time for going on liveaboards is from December to May, while the sea is calmest. During other months, the sea surface is likely to be unpredictable. The average water temperature is 26-29C/79-84F throughout the year. What to see Divers may encounter whale sharks, manta rays, hammerheads, and other sharks throughout the year. Barracudas, turtles, manta rays, Napoleon wrasses, nudibranchs, and sharks are often observed in the waters near Bathala.

Scuba diving in Bathala

Bathala is an island that is part of Ari Atoll that is located 56km/35mi south of Hululé Airport in the Maldives. It has an especially relaxed vibe and plenty of opportunities to explore the reefs. Divers may choose to visit the island preserve of Maaya Thila, a pinnacle with dense marine life. Bathala is suitable for snorkeling and underwater photography. Most popular dive sites Among the best dive sites in the area are Bathala Maaga Kan Thila, Hafza Thila, Maaya Thila, Fish Head, and others.