Discover the blue around Nova

Whether you are looking for a thrill, excitement, relaxation, marine beauty, or an opportunity to create that private version of paradise you have in your mind; if it’s water-related, we can provide it for you! We have an incredible range of exciting watersports in Maldives that you can enjoy here at our playful retreat!

Gentle giants of South Ari Atoll

Welcome to a thalassophile’s ultimate playground — South Ari Atoll, home to large pelagics like the ever-graceful manta rays and whale sharks, and where you can swim alongside the gentle giants any time of the year. Discover the most soul-stirring underwater world with mesmerising sights — the quintessential bucket list experience.


Glide along with the currents of pinnacles and channels that carry you beyond the vibrant reefs – to some of the most spectacular sights. Peek into a world of great depths. From snorkelling in the Nova lagoon to exploring the deeper waters, a myriad of opportunities awaits you.


Discover the stunning underwater world with us and create memories to last a lifetime. Let our team at Aquaholics guide you through the dramatic underwater topography of overhangs and canyons draped with colourful soft corals and swim alongside exquisite marine life. The currents of pinnacles and channels carry you beyond the vibrant reefs – to some of the most spectacular sights. 


Every day brings a new opportunity to explore your wild side — whether you are looking to paddle over the waters on a kayak or let the motorised adventures take you on a ride. With a jam-packed schedule of never-ending fun, there is always room for excitement at Nova.


Let your soul be amazed by the island's picturesque settings as you set sail, or spend a day brushing up on your fishing skills and catching your triumphant fish. Take in the mesmerising sceneries as the sky lights up with the setting sun, or sail into the endless ocean vistas on our thrilling boat cruises.

South Ari Atoll Marine Life and Dive Sites in The Maldives

Welcome to the mesmerizing world beneath the surface of the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives' South Ari Atoll (Locally known as Alifu Dhaalu Atoll). Prepare to be enchanted as you embark on a soulful underwater journey like no other.

Aerial of water villas at Nova Maldives