Why you should choose Sachika:
Very popular with guests with great reviews and many repeat clients, snorkeller friendly (village visits, fishing trips, deserted beaches and sand banks etc), has won the last 2 editions of the “Best Dive Safari boat” award in the Maldives by the National Boating Association of Maldives, low dive guide to guest ratio (Approx 5:1), Jacuzzi on the top deck, Green tax is included in the price, mix of Italian and Maldivian cuisine, Wifi on board (extra charge).
The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in the Maldives

Sachika is without doubt one of the finest liveaboards in the Maldives.
She sails from the capital of Male for her one week liveaboard safaris around North and south Male atoll, Ari atoll and Vaavu atoll.

Sachika is a luxury yacht offering incredible scuba diving expeditions in the Maldives with modern amenities and experienced guides, the yacht provides a comfortable stay and a home from home for experiencing the best diving in the Maldives.
Sachika Liveaboard is an excellent choice for those seeking a luxurious and adventurous diving experience in the Maldives.

Sachika has 10 cabins for 20 guests consisting of 3 suites, 1 junior suite, 4 standard double or twin cabins and 2 twin cabins. She is a fully equipped luxury cruising boat and is equipped with a dhoni (a traditional Maldivian vessel) used for diving the Maldives most amazing reefs and to keep all the tanks and compressors separate so you are not bothered by the noise.

Along with a full dive schedule for avid divers Sachika also offers a full snorkelling itinerary for non-divers and activities like beach visits and just laying on the sand enjoying the Maldives.

Catering to Clients from all over the world she offers diving in the Maldives but also has a full itinerary for non-divers of islands visits, snorkelling, fishing and treks so whether you dive or not if you are looking to sail the Maldives in style then this is the boat for you.
Read the guest reviews

Some of the most frequently asked questions about the Maldives.
When is the best time to dive the Maldives - How to get to the Maldives - The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in the Maldives - Maldives Diving and the Dive sites - What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving - Information about the Maldives - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Maldives Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Sachika - schedule

Sachika - prices and what's included

Prices are per person per trip based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes:
GST and Green Tax
3 dives per day (except the check-in day and the last 24 hours before your flight) which includes 1 night dive a week, so the day of the night dive the dives will be 2 during the daytime + the night dive
(Please note: The night dive is not available for “The Wildest South Borders of Maldives” tour)
Tanks, belts and weights included
Full Board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (in buffet style)
Drinking water, Nescafe & tea
Transport from and to the airport (on arrival and departure scheduled cruise dates)
Fishing from the boat
Trips to local islands (if allowed and safe), private islands, sandbanks for swimming and relaxing
time
Trip to Male’ (if allowed and safe available for “Best of Central Atolls” tour only)
Daily snorkeling
1 barbeque dinner on the beach (if weather conditions are good – it could be requested a small
entrance fee for the rent of the barbeque place on the island)

The trip price doesn't include:
Government Service fee (Staff gratuity / tip) payable on board before departure.($130/7N - $165/9N - $185/10N - $220/12N)
Flight ticket
Drinks (apart from Mineral water, American coffee and tea)
Diving equipment rental
Nitrox $70 per trip
Wi-Fi internet access $30 per person for 7 nights
Diving courses
Transport from and to the airport in speed boat or air taxi in date out of the calendar beginning/end of the cruise
Everything not described in “The price includes”
Dive insurance is mandatory as is your own personal dive computer (You can rent one for the trip if you do not have your own).
As well as the Mandatory Dive Insurance we highly recommend Trip and Travel Insurance on the off chance of missed or cancelled flights / lost baggage, documents, money or passport / Covid issues or any other unforeseen problems that could possibly occur.
Dive Assure Insurance offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

DISCOUNTS (not available for full charter):
Third bed adults (in standard double and the Junior Suite) - 20% for the 3rd person
Third bed child (under 12 years old) - 50%

Single Guests
For a single cabin, non sharing, please add 60% on top of your trip price, if you are a single diver and happy to share with another diver of the same sex the price is as stated originally.

Booking Payment and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.
Booking deposit: 30% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm your booking.
Final payment of 70% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your invoice payment.
Individual bookings made less than 90 days before the departure date will be payable in full upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already paid.
Payment can be made via Credit or Debit card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard), Revolut pay, Wise, Bank transfer or Apple and Google pay at no extra charge.

Equipment Rental Prices
Description - Per Day / Per Week / 10 nights
Complete set - Bcd, Regulator, Computer, Wetsuit and Snorkel set $ 45 / $ 210 / 300
Regulator - $ 10 / $ 50 / $70
Bcd - $ 10 / $ 50 / $70
Dive lamp - $ 10 / $ 40 / $55
Dive computer - $ 10 / $ 50 / $70
Wetsuit - $ 10 / $ 40 / $55
Mask or Fins - $ 5 / $ 25 / $35
Nitrox - $ N/A / $70 / $90

Dive Course Prices
Discovery Scuba Diving - 1 dive in a house reef for non-certified divers $ 100
Scuba Diver Course - $ 430 Certificate including Equipment, Manual, Logbook and Equipment
Open Water Course - $580 including Manual, Logbook, Equipment and Certificate
Advanced Open Water Course - $ 400 including Manual, Equipment and Certificate
Speciality Courses - $ 165-195 including Certificate
Nitrox / Ean Course - $ 165 including Manual and Certificate

Sachika - Video

Sachika - cabins

Sachika has 10 cabins for 20 guests consisting of 3 suites on the upper deck with a great sea view, 1 junior suite, 4 standard double or twin cabins and 2 twin cabins all on the lower accomodation deck.

  • Upper Deck Suite - #8, 9 and 10

  • Upper Deck Suite - #8, 9 and 10

  • Lower Deck Junior Suite - #4

  • Lower Deck Junior Suite - #4

  • Lower Deck Standard Cabin - #1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7

  • Lower Deck Standard Cabin - #1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7

Lower Deck Standard Cabin
The standard cabins are Double or Twin Cabins located on the lower deck.
All cabins are furnished with independent air conditioner, mini-bar, bathroom with spacious shower rooms (soap and shower gel available – hairdryers on request), fire alarm system.
Standard cabins are equipped with portholes.
Two standard cabins have the possibility to add a temporary 3rd single bed.

Lower Deck Junior Suite
The Junior Suite is located on the lower deck with a king-size bed and a single bed, bathroom with shower and bath tub (maximum for 3 pax).
The Jr. suite is furnished with independent air conditioner, mini-bar, bathroom with spacious shower boxes (soap and shower gel available and a hairdryer on request) and a fire alarm system.
The Junior Suite is equipped with portholes

Upper Deck Suite
There are 3 suites located on the upper deck with a king-size bed, monitor LCD with CD/DVD player (maximum for 2 pax).
All cabins are furnished with independent air conditioner, mini-bar, bathroom with spacious shower boxes (soap and shower gel available and a hairdryer on request)and a fire alarm system.
The 3 Suite rooms have large panoramic windows, of which one could be open, these cabins are mainly for couples.

Sachika - diving

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Maldives Diving
When is the Best time to Go / Maldives Dive Seasons
About Maldives Diving and the Dive Sites
How to get to the Maldives
The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in the Maldives
What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving
Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers

Sachika - itineraries

Please choose your Itinerary

The Best of the Central Atolls
Manta Madness
Wild Deep South
Northern Highlights
10 Atolls, 2 Hemispheres

Arrival and departure questions and answers..

What is the ideal check in time ?The staff will be at the airport from 8 am in the morning of check-in day.
They usually make at least one check-in in the morning that leaves the airport between 10:30 and 11:00 am, and one check-in in the afternoon that leaves the airport by 4:00 pm.
However they are very flexible and adapt the schedule according to the landing time of the guests and they are usually able to pick-up all guests as soon as they get out of International Arrivals.
What is the earliest check in time ? - The earliest check-in time is 11:00 am.
What is the latest check in time ? - The team can pick up customers until midnight. They adapt their schedule according to the landing time of the guests and are usually able to pick up all guests as soon as they exit International Arrivals.
Where are you met on the day of boarding ? - Guests are met between International Arrivals and the Info Desk of the airport.
The team always wears a Top Class Cruising uniform and holds a sign board with the name of the boat
Is there a check out dive on the boarding day or it is the following morning ? - A check-out dive is not usually scheduled on the boarding day; instead, activities such as snorkeling and happy hour are planned.
Due to guests often being tired and dehydrated from long journeys, the check dive is typically scheduled for the following morning.
However, if agreed in advance, such as with a full charter group arriving early in the morning, a check dive can be arranged on the arrival day.
What time does diving end on the day before check out (how many dives on the last day) ? - Diving on the day before check-out includes three scheduled dives.
What time is check out on the last day ? - Check-out on the last day is at 7:30 in the morning, allowing time for sanitizing, cleaning, and preparing for new arrivals who typically arrive around 11:00 or 11:30 on the same day.

We recommend that you check your travel insurance will cover anything interrupting your travel plans as well as offer great dive insurance
We recommend Dive Assure Insurance as it offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Some of the most frequently asked questions about the Maldives.
When is the best time to dive the Maldives - How to get to the Maldives - The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in the Maldives - Maldives Diving and the Dive sites - What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving - Information about the Maldives - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Maldives Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Sachika - specs

Maldivian made three deck wooden luxury class motoryacht built in 2019
Length 33 m
Width 10 m
Cruise speed 11 knots
Engine Yanmar 480 HP
2 desalination plants with 600 lt/h capacity
2 supersilenced generators, 35 KW each
15 m Diving dhoni
5 m dinghy
Blue crew 11 people (professional chef + professional pastry chef)
Dhoni crew 3 people
Wi-Fi internet access in the restaurant
5 seats jacuzzi on the spacious sundeck
Hi-fi system inside and out (separate for all decks)
Air compressors 16mc/h each
29 aluminum diving tanks octopus int/din attached 12 lt. each
2 aluminum oxygen tanks mono-attached int/din 5 lt. each
Medical oxygen tank
Dive gear rental on board