Best of the Maldives: Surfing – Chaaya Island Dhonveli

Published 12 June 9 1:8 PM | Maldives Complete

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The Maldives are more renowned for their swimming pool like tranquillity with ocean waters stilled by the reef enclosed lagoons. However, once you go to the right places on the edge of the atoll reefs where the currents hit just right, you can find some quite ideal conditions for surfing. So ideal that Chaaya Island Dhonveli is hosting the world surfing circuit Sri Lankan Airlines Pro Maldives event this week.

“Widely regarded as the most striking event on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS), the SriLankan Airlines Pro - Maldives has again drawn a brilliant field of 128 international surfers from 20 nations around the surfing world.”

More specifically, the event was held at Pasta Point off the island famous for superb 3m wave surf conditions.


# Maldives Complete Blog said on March 7, 2011 6:37 PM:

  In light of the ASP World Tour which started this week with the Quicksilver Pro event, I thought

# Maldives Complete Blog said on June 22, 2011 3:38 AM:

  Plenty of great surf spots in the Maldives (even more if you do kite surfing ), and a number of

# Maldives Complete Blog said on December 28, 2011 4:08 AM:

  “Who would have thought to find a place so perfectly placed between the ocean and the sky.” -

# Maldives Complete Blog said on December 30, 2011 5:52 AM:

  Maldives caters to all types of surfers from beginner to expert , from innovative to impatient


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