and Medical Facilities
safety, when diving it is important to exercise caution;
follow the right procedures, use proper equipment and
most important follow the directives of your instructor
or guide. This
is important even if you are an experienced diver. As
one would understand instructors and guides working
here are well versed in the subtleties of the local
conditions, be it currents or tides. A decompression
chamber is available, in case of a diving emergency.
careful where you eat and drink when in the Maldives.
Registered outlets are usually safe. Avoid raw fruits
and vegetables from dubious sources or of unknown nature
without consulting someone you can trust. Drink plenty
of water to avoid dehydration. Use sun creams of a high
factor especially during the first few days. A variety
of sun creams and lotions are available in all resort
shops and boutiques.