Princess Handy Liveaboard, Maldives


MV Princess Handy was built in 2008 and renovated to the latest standards in 2014. The ship is part of the Macana fleet, owned and operated by an experienced Italian team. The 36 by 10-meter large vessel carries 22 guests in style and comfort to all the magnificent dive spots in the region. Our family oriented liveaboard welcomes children of all ages including toddlers. We have a babysitting service on board. The duration of the scheduled cruises varies from 8 to 10 days. Shorter charters are possible. We specialize in romantic wedding cruises including gazebo ceremonies on dreamlike locations.


The Princess welcomes her passengers in 10 large designer staterooms and one royal ocean view suite. Upper deck rooms and suite have double beds and large windows. The lower deck with portholes houses 2 double- and 4 triple rooms, ideal for families with children. All have private bathrooms with bathtub or shower cubicle, ample storage space and private AC.




Room size: – m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Doube or twin beds
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Ocean View

Ocean View

Room size: – m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Doube
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes


The colourful decorated and homely furnished lounge has all the facilities for relaxation and amusement. Internet is available and a multimedia entertainment system plays your favourite movies, shows your latest underwater footage or transforms you into the karaoke star of the day. Outdoors you can choose between 3 shaded and sunny leisure decks. Enjoy the hydro-massage bath or a revitalizing treatment at the onboard spa.


Princess Handy serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner as tasteful buffets with local and Italian plates. In our menus, we will always consider the younger guest by presenting healthy and attractive dishes for all palates. Pizzas and pasta are always very popular. Our bar sells a selection of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. In case you have special alimentary requests, please inform us at the time of your booking.


Water temperatures range from 27 to 29°c all year round. The tropical Maldives is host to an underwater paradise brimming with marine wildlife. Divers have the opportunity to see a huge range of beautiful hard and soft corals as well as the famous manta rays, whale sharks, sharks, turtles, barracudas, dolphins, and tuna. Children can join in snorkel safaris and even take part in a ‘try dive’. European instructors will be their guides. Diving courses are possible from 8 years on. A dive tender, rental gear (including small sizes) and enriched air are available. Excursions, beach fun, and watersports are optional activities.

Princess Handy Liveaboard SCHEDULE

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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

Excluded: Service charge (USD 6/per person/ per day), all drinks, extra dives, Nitrox dives package, diving courses, diving equipment rent, island entry fees (between USD 3 and 11 per person), tips, single surcharge (varies depending on season – between €600-€2000), Upper deck cabin supplement of EUR 100/person/week, Suite Cabin supplement of EUR 150/person/week


Year built: 2008
Year Renovated: 2014
Length: 36 m
Beam: 10.5 m
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Max guests: 22
Number of cabins: 11
Number of bathrooms: 11
Freshwater maker: 600lt/h


Depth Sounder
E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
Emergency Rafts
Life Vests
Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
First Aid Kits
Satellite & mobile phones
Bilge pump alarm
Search light
Engine room CCTV
Crew trained in first aid
Emergency flares

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