Water sports at Villa Nautica in the Maldives
With tropical temperatures and turquoise lagoons that stretch for mile upon mile in every direction, the Maldives has become world-renowned for its water sports.
9:00 – 18:00
Try your hand at surfing, parasailing, or stand-up paddleboarding. Or discover vibrant rainbow-coloured reefs teeming with fascinating marine life beneath our azure waters.
With tropical temperatures and turquoise lagoons that stretch for mile upon mile inevery direction, the Maldives has become world-renowned for its water sports. Tryyour hand at surfing, parasailing, or stand-up paddleboarding. Or discover vibrantrainbow-coloured reefs teeming with fascinating marine life beneath our azurewaters.
Take to the water and snorkel with tropical fish, colourful corals and majestic manta rays. All equipment, including masks and flippers, is provided. Plus, we'll give you inside tips on all the best places to go snorkelling around the island.
The calm, tranquil lagoons around the island are the perfect place to try stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Whether you choose to have a lesson or simply make use of our equipment, you'll spend a few peaceful hours spotting tropical sea life while working on your core strength and fitness.
Canoeing is a great way to explore the island’s blue lagoons, white sandy beaches and hidden coves. It's also perfect for those looking for a low-impact activity. Our team has both double and single canoes for you to choose from.
With tranquil lagoons and a moderate breeze throughout the year, Villa Nautica is the perfect place to windsurf. Our team of instructors will introduce you to the basics and suggest some of the best areas around the island to explore.
Kitesurfing uses the power of the wind to propel you across the crystal-clear waters at high speed. It's the perfect activity for thrill-seekers, and is also a great way to soak up the magnificent scenery that surrounds you.
With a water-propelled jet pack, you'll be able to go as high as 10 metres in the air and perform graceful turns over the lagoon. No experience is necessary – all you need is good balance and a sense of adventure.
With the help of a motorized surfboard, you can travel across the lagoons at high speed and even perform jumps in the water. The boards are easy to control and manoeuvre, and no experience is necessary.
These hand-held scooters are perfect for exploring the underwater world that surrounds Villa Nautica. Swim through colourful reefs, get up close to a range of fish and keep an eye out for mantas.
This high-speed water sport is just the thing for families and thrill-seekers. Simply hold on tight as the boat pulls your inflatable tube through the turquoise waters in the bay. Expect big splashes and lots of fun.
Water skiing, kneeboarding and wakeboarding
These exhilarating, high-speed water sports are a great way to see more of the beautiful bay. Our instructors will ensure you are challenged, whatever your ability, and we guarantee you'll get a full-body workout in the process.
Parasailing combines the thrills of acceleration and altitude with unforgettable views of the atolls. It's also become one of our most popular water sports here at Villa Nautica. Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight – no training required.
Hop on to one of our high-powered watercraft and take a tour of the beautiful lagoons surrounding Villa Nautica. All our Jet Skis can carry one or two people, and our team has all the tips for the best areas to explore.
Jet Ski tours
Venture beyond the blue shallow waters surrounding the island with one of our Jet Ski tours. Our team will take you to nearby sandbanks, out into the ocean, and to some of the best coral reefs for snorkelling.
Glass bottom boat
Take a tour of the islands and discover the amazing collections of coral and fish that call the Indian Ocean their home. In this hour-long tour, our team will take you to all the best places for spotting tropical marine life in the Maldives.
Explore the nearby atolls, and enjoy a spot of snorkelling, with one of our exhilarating speedboat tours. Our team will take you to deserted private islands, hidden sandy coves, and beautiful blue lagoons filled with colourful sea creatures.
The Maldives is a surfer’s paradise, and there's no better place to catch some waves than Villa Nautica. With beautiful azure waters, white sandy beaches, and plenty of swell in the surf season, it's the perfect place to hone your skills or try it for the first time.
Bodyboarding is perfect for all ages and abilities, and is one of our most popular water sports for families. One of the best things about bodyboarding is that it can be enjoyed in all conditions and requires less skill than surfing.
Azure waters that stretch as far as the eye can see, a moderate, cooling breeze all year round, and an ocean peppered with secluded white sandbanks, just waiting to be discovered. Our majestic isle in North Malé Atoll is one of the best places for sailing in the Maldives.
Enjoy the best of both worlds! This is a wonderful experience for multigenerational families – even the very young can experience the wonders of our marine underworld from the comfort of our semi-submarine. Above deck, soak up beautiful views of the surrounding beaches and palm trees, or head below and discover tropical fish, colourful corals, mantas and even graceful turtles.