Us Brits love talking about the weather and, in particular, why the sun isn’t shining. It’s no surprise then that studies continue to show that we are increasingly suffering from a lack of Vitamin D. The answer? Escape to sunnier climes, of course. With that in mind and summer firmly behind us, the Scuba Travel team has picked some superb offers for you all, to bring you the very best destinations for getting that Vitamin D hit. Now is the perfect time to plan your escape for some winter sun.
Winter Warmer with Mario, Cyclone 21st January only £995
Are you looking to shake off those winter blues? Then why not come along with Mario on his Winter Warmer™ getaway to the Red Sea for some much needed winter underwater photography! This is a dedicated a photo itinerary in the Northern Red Sea and we have hand picked a select number of key sites to enable you to gain maximum time at locations that are the most photo friendly.
The Northern Red Sea in undeniably a great place to practice your skills, and on this itinerary you will learn how to shoot successful macro, wide angle, strobe and available light shots. You will be able to dive in time and time again to work towards getting exactly the shot you want. Break the bleak mid winter and discover how to get the most from each and every photo opportunity.
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Malapsacua, Exotic Island Dive Resort from £1445
What a wonderful place for a winter getaway. Head to the Philippines this January and enjoy a 7 night break in a deluxe room with full board, 10 dives and flights from the UK for only £1445!
We love this Philippines destination for its outstanding value as well as memorable diving. Famous for Thresher sharks, Malapascua is also home to some stunning reefs, amazing macro life and breathtaking scenery on the surface. The Exotic Resort is Malapsacua’s original dive centre resort, and has not lost any of its charm as it has grown to provide an increasingly high standard and service.
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Scuba Seraya Resort from £1545 for 7 nights full board including flights
Scuba diving in Bali is an experience you will never forget! Bali is sometimes overlooked in Indonesia, but diving here is a must for anyone that loves opulent reef diving. And Scuba Seraya has built a reputation as the area’s premier dive centre. Stay here and you dive world class sites such as the Liberty Wreck (regularly in the top 10 wreck dives of the world!) as well as critters galore.
Scuba Seraya sits next to world class dive sites, and as such, this really is a diver’s resort. But you do not have to forgo your creature comforts! There is a freshwater pool and beachside massage service for those chill out days. The beach is for the exclusive use of guests. The restaurant is right by the sea, and serves freshly prepared Indonesian and Western meals. The whole atmosphere at Scuba Seraya is understated elegance. Relax and forget about the world as you dive from your very own corner in paradise.
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Royal Evolution Sudan from £1645 for 7 nights including flights
Sha’ab Rumi, the Con Shelf, Sanganeb and Wingate’s Umbria are some of Sudan’s finest dive sites. And the Sudan North itinerary focuses on these undeniable highlights. The walls are deep and plateaus an ideal stage for shark watching. Add to this the beautiful wreck dives at the unique Umbria and Con Shelf II and you are guaranteed an incredible Sudan liveaboard, packed with excitement and variety. These are classic dives and a must see for any diver in Sudan.
Combine this fabulous itinerary with the highly experience Royal Evolution team and you’ll have a holiday to rememeber. Royal Evolution is a sleek 39m. There are 8 guest cabins in the lower deck and 4 main deck cabins. All have air con, en suite, fridge, TV and video player. 2 main deck cabins are twins and 2 are doubles.
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Scubaspa Maldives save up to £350
Scubaspa takes Maldives liveaboards to a whole new level. She’s a classy lady with undeniable wow factor. Total relaxation is guaranteed with first class comfort and service. Whether you are there for the diving, spa and yoga or just to get away from it all, this is an unforgettable holiday of a lifetime on board a genuinely luxurious vessel. Discover the divine world underwater or enjoy daily treatments in the sumptuous spa – this is your holiday to enjoy your way! There’s no doubting that the Scubaspa experience will remain with you long after your journey home.
We have some wonderful early bird offers on Scubaspa for next summer from only £2175 to dive the incredible maldives on this beautful liveaboard.
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This article was originally published by Scuba Travel