Indian Ocean and SE Asia
Indian Ocean and SE Asia
SAFIRA offers generous accommodations for 20 guests as well as one cabin for support staff.
Each cabin is designed to invoke relaxation with luxury custom bed sleep systems, custom luxury bed and bath linens, ensuite bathrooms with modern shower systems and full air-conditioning.
Due to her design, if unrequired, the lower deck with cabins can be closed off to ensure a more intimate experience for smaller groups.
On the bridge deck: 6 queen suites with private terraces overlooking the ocean. The 2 cabins towards the bow are slightly larger
On the lower deck: 2 twin cabins, 2 queen suites and 1 bunk bedded cabins. 3 of the cabins on the lower deck will be retained for specialist crew, the Cruise Director and as the massage room. 1 can be available for support staff if necessary.
On the top deck: Crew Quarters for all permanent crew.
Size of the beds are, 151.5cm x 200cm for the Queen size and 90cm x 200cm for the Single beds
Now till 1 October: 60,000 USD/week + 16% GST + 5% APA
1 October – 20th December: 66,000 USD/week + 16% GST + 5% APA
XMAS and New Year: Highest rate applies no matter the number of guests, + 10%
ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL DECEMBER 31ST, 2023
Tourist tax of $6 per day, per person, is to be taken from the APA
INCLUSIVE IN CHARTER
➢ All Accommodation on the vessel for up to 20 guests
➢ Full board meal plan (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
➢ 3 Hours of cruising every day
➢ Selected Wines during meal times
➢ Fresh juices, smoothies and shakes available during breakfast
➢ Selection of teas and espresso
➢ Services of the crew and use of all onboard amenities
➢ Massage and Aceno SPA services
➢Scuba diving up to 3 times per day
➢Dive gear for up to 3 divers. More can be rented as required.
➢ Daily cabin cleaning with new towels daily, an evening turndown service & periodic cabin checks throughout the day
➢ Laundry and Pressing Services (On request)
➢ Visits to local and deserted islands
➢ Beach BBQs with full setup (Gazebos, folding table and chairs, lanterns, BBQ Grill & Speakers)
➢ Snorkelling trips including Swimming with Whale Sharks, Manta Ray Discovery and Nurse Shark Exploration
➢ Unlimited use of extensive onboard water sports equipment including jet ski, tenders, toys and onboard amenities
➢ Meeting and greeting service at the airport
➢ Transfer of all charter guests to Safira via speed boat to and from airport
➢ Compulsory service charge of 10%
AVAILABLE AT EXTRA COST
➢ Additional dive gear
➢ Castaway Island Experience $1500-$2000 per night
➢ Free Diving Instructor - $200 per night - prior notice required
➢ Surf Guide - $150 per day
➢ Luxury Sports Fishing Charter $2500 per day
➢ Yoga instructor $250 per day
➢ SCUBA Certification Courses
➢ Use of the airport lounge on arrival and departure - $250 per person
➢ Special events on uninhabited islands
NOTE: FULL SERVICE AND UNLIMITED REQUESTS, ALCOHOL AND CRUISING IS AVAILABLE. Any additional expenses not included in the above will be deducted from the APA which may need to be adjusted depending on preferences.
Name: Ahmed Niyaz Adam Position: Captain
Born in Maldives, Captain Niyaz has vast experience in navigating the Maldivian seas and has trained been a captain for the past 5 years.. His years of experience helps him navigate the reefs and lagoons of Maldives with ease. He takes pride in his role and strives to ensure clients have memorable experiences during their charter. He has a very warm and welcoming personality. Niyaz is friendly and approachable and well liked by everyone onboard.
Name: Mohamed Shuailam Nasheed
Position: Charter Director/ Manager onboard Mohamed was born in Maldives and spent his childhood in and around water. He is in charge of the overall operations of SAFIRA and ensures the operations onboard are carried out as expected. He is responsible for the overall safety of the clients
and crew onboard and ensures that the charter plan is followed and executed. He has worked previously on other yachts in Maldives and offers valuable experience and business insight onboard. Mohamed is able to provide details about the onboard operations at all times.
Name: Mohamed Rilwan Position: First Mate
Rilwan is one of the most experienced crew onboard. He has worked onboard several yachts over the years and has brought with him a lot of valuable experience onboard. He is very particular about safety standards and will ensure clients are safe at all times. He has dealt with many different boats
and is capable of solving problems and calm under pressure. His vast experience and knowledge is much needed onboard. He is well respected by the crew.
Name: Lasantha Gunasekara Position: Chef
Chef Lasantha brings with him years of experience serving clients across Maldives and in Sri Lanka. He has worked in numerous resorts, yachts and hotels. Chef Lasantha is specifically talented in creating dishes in French, Italian, European, Mediterranean, East Asian, Indian and Sri Lankan cuisines. He can prepare Sushi and Sashimi based dishes as well. He has previously worked on yachts in Maldives and is well trained and capable of providing the best dishes. His warm personality and extensive culinary knowledge ensures SAFIRA is able to provide clients with many different culinary experiences
Name: Mohamed Mansoor Position: Chief Steward
Mansoor is one of the most experienced crew onboard. Born and raised in Maldives, Mansoor joined the military service and served until 2014. He worked in several luxury resorts in Maldives. His love for the ocean drew him towards the yachting industry and eventually to SAFIRA. He is very calm
under pressure and has shown his ability to find solutions in difficult situations. He brings a wealth of experience in regards to security awareness, fire and rescue and disaster management. On his free time, he likes to keep fit and enjoy’s spending time with his family.
Name: Sanjaya Rathnayeke Position: Steward/Barman
Sanjaya is one of the stewards onboard. He will be the first person to greet you and will be at your service throughout the charter. He has previously worked in resorts in UAE as well as in other luxury resorts in Maldives. He is friendly and will make sure your stay onboard SAFIRA is a memorable one. He is passionate about providing exceptional experiences for charter guests. Sanjaya is a qualified barman. He will be ready to prepare cocktails for you in the evenings and serving you some of his creations during the charter. He looks forward to serving you onboard.
Name: Ahmed Mohamed Position: Deckhand/Stew
Born and raised in a small island in the North of Maldives, Ahmed comes from a family of sailors and grew up in and around boats. He is very energetic and likes to keep himself busy at all times. He enjoys keeping busy and likes to be involved onboard. He is starting out in the charter industry and intends to gain experience and move up the ranks. Ahmed like to stay active and enjoys paddle boarding and swimming during his free time.
Name: Rasika Chandana Position: Assistant Chef
Rasika is the assistant chef onboard. He is responsible for helping the head chef with the preparation of all meals onboard. He has worked as a chef onboard several boats in Maldives. His has many years of experience and knows many different cuisines. He is particularly passionate about baking and is a very good pastry chef as well.
Name: Ali Mohamed Position: Deckhand
Ali has been working onboard SAFIRA from the beginning. He has previously worked on liveaboards in Maldives as a deckhand. He is a hard worker and
valuable member of our team. He is a fast learner and has been able to help out with routine maintenance in the engine room as well. Ali has a quiet personality and is liked by everyone onboard.
Name: Ahmed Abdul Samad
Position: Dive Master/Snorkeling Instructor
Ahmed or Ammadey as he is known is the divemaster onboard Safira. He has been diving for the past 22 years and has over 10,000 dives under his belt. He knows the dive spots and will be able to guide clients to the best spots based on the seasons. His experience ensures clients are in good hands.
Position: SPA Therapist
The SPA Therapist is recruited from a pool of professional experienced therapist to deliver SAFIRA's exceptional Aceno Spa services. It's not always guaranteed to be Lina - but she is one of our favourite.
Name: Aminath Hasna (Anyu)
Position: Yoga Instructor/Junior Stew (Optional extra)
Anyu is the yoga instructor onboard Safira. She has worked as a yoga instructor at many luxury resorts and brings with her a wealth of experience. She trained as an instructor in India and has over 7 years experience with different types of yoga. She likes to conduct sessions in small groups. As well as being a yoga instructor, she has also worked as a photographer and creative director for several studios and design houses in Maldives.
Start date: Jul 08, 2023, End date: Jul 15, 2023 - Hold: Male, Maldives Islands* to Male, Maldives Islands*