Team Ocean Dimensions

Meet the Ocean Dimensions team. Currently we have 20 team members. Our team members are from 11 different countries. Maldives: 7 – Abdul, Hammadh, Ishan, Thalib, Riushaan, Thoyyib, and Tom Italy: 3 – Vanessa, Andrea and Gianluca France: 2 – Clement and Nicolas China: 1 – Hannah Russia: 1 – Ivan Belarus: 1 – Oleg…

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Heroes of the week

Our PADI instructors Oleg from Belarus and Nika from Ukraine are our heroes of the week! After discovering the odd crown of thorn starfish while snorkeling along our beautiful house reef we were a little concerned and decided to collect them before their numbers increase. Here are some interesting crown of thorn starfish facts: The…

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Ocean Dimensions family

One base leader is leaving us and a new one is joining the Ocean Dimensions family. You would not believe how coincidence, timing, fate and basically life just happens and everything falls into place. For this story I have to dig a bit deeper and start from the beginning. We have known Ariana since she…

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Welcome and Goodbye

It is by far easier to say welcome and so much harder to say goodbye. We first got in touch with Simone from Germany and Kevin from Ireland before COVID started. At that time it was for the base leader position at Kihaa Maldives in Baa Atoll. Throughout the pandemic we wrote each other emails.…

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Living on a tiny island in the Maldives

Living on a tiny island in the Maldives has its challenges sometimes. But these are easily forgotten with the amount of rewards this life has to offer! Questions we get asked a lot Do we live on this island? What’s it like living on a tiny island? How long for have we been here or…

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The Year 2022

The year 2022 is slowly coming to an end and what a year it has been. We had some exhilarating times, great moments, good news and many laughs – that’s what it is all about. The COVID scare is finally over. and we can travel again without annoying restrictions. We are happy and excited for…

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Meet Ed from Latvia

Ed is from Riga in Latvia and grew up a polyglot speaking Latvian, English, German and Russian flawlessly. For a couple of years he also lived and went to school in Karlsruhe, Germany when he was 15 years of age. The closest he came to the Maldives was in 2019 / 2020, when he was…

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Congratulations to Abdul

Abdul went snorkeling for the first time when he was 8 years old and loved it. He did his first dive when he was 25. He became a divemaster in 2010 and today he has become a PADI Scuba Instructor. Congratulations to Abdul. Abdul started working with Ocean Dimensions as a PADI divemaster in 2017…

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New base leaders at Ocean Dimensions in Raa Atoll

We would like you to meet our new base leaders at Ocean Dimensions, Kev from Ireland and Sim from Germany. Let’s have a look how they got here. Not to this island (they took a seaplane like everyone else), but to this point in their diving journey. Let’s work our way back. Germany Kev and Sim spent…

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Light at the end of the tunnel

There is a light at the end of the tunnel – can you see it too! Starting with Oleg our instructor from Belarus, in April 2020 one by one our team members went back to their home countries and their families. Marcela, Marta, Jeon, Marc and I were the last ones to leave on the…

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