Category Archives: Islands

Maldives – Paradise at a Price

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Thulusdhoo, Maldives

 

As a keen and experienced SCUBA diver, learner surfer and all round lover of the ocean, it’s been a dream to visit the Maldives. All the travel brochures flashing the same cliches and photos of Tropical Island Paradise. Sparkling warm oceans, great visibility, teeming with abundant marine life,  clean white beaches, colourful coral and bountiful pelagics. Snorkel, dive, fish and surf till the sun sets for cocktail hour. It’s packaged and shrink wrapped bliss. Honeymooners mingle with the Rich and/or Famous, beautiful people all round, the holiday of your lifetime. Some wise old codger once said – “If it sounds too good to be true – it probably is”. Read the rest of this entry

Coked up on Surfing in Thulusdhoo, Maldives

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Coked up on Surfing in Thulusdhoo, Maldives

Cokes Surf, Maldives
Mention the word “Cokes” to any surfer and it’s not the fizzy Cola variety that springs to mind, but the famous surf break on the island Thulusdhoo, situated in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives.  It’s one of the most talked about and popular surf breaks in the Maldives. Read the rest of this entry