The Gentleman Magazine Issue 3 | June/July - Page 71

Serious seadogs can also while away their shore leave at Amilla’s HUB (Home of the Underwater Biosphere), the island’s epicentre of water-based activities offering remarkable aquatic excursions, a comprehensive Marine Biology programme, adrenaline-fuelled water sports, dazzling diving and boat charters courtesy of Dive Butler International.   As well as operating Amilla’s extensive private boat charter fleet - including the luxuriously appointed, traditionally hand- crafted 20m Maldivian dhoni, Sloop John B and the 13m luxury cruiser Vismara - Dive Butler’s on-island team can also provide visiting yachts and superyachts with itinerary planning services throughout the Maldives; private cruise directors and scuba instructors/guides; and dive support vessels. Amilla Yacht Club membership is by invitation only. Discretionary membership is also extended on a complimentary basis to guests booking a pre-purchased credit stay of seven nights at Amilla Fushi or 10 nights at Finolhu. Houses at Amilla Fushi start from US$1,050++ per night including breakfast. For reservations email:, call tel: +960 660 6445 or visit The Gentleman Magazine | 71