Yasawa Princess

an amazing way to experience the beauty of the Maldives


Vessel Information

  • Built Year : 1984 (refurbished in 2007)
  • Length : 54.90 Meters
  • Width : 11 Meters
  • Cruisng Speed : 10-12 Knots
  • No.of Cabins : 33 Cabins
  • Passenger Capacity : 60 Pax

Experience the magic of the Maldives aboard the MV Yasawa Princesss. The best way to see this beautiful country made up of the bluest lagoons & turquoise atolls – the YP offers an “All Inclusive” program and wonderful itineraries to give you a unique in to the “real” Maldives. From swimming and snorkeling off pristine white sandbanks, night barbecues on uninhibited islands, or just relaxing on the sundeck with your favorite triple, crusing the Maldives on board the Yasawa Princess will leave you with the greatest of memories, and an overwhelming desire to return again and again.



All cabins are non-smoking and air-conditioned, spread over three decks. They are all compact and simply furnished with double beds, or two single, with wooden accented furniture, en suite shower/WC/wet area, hairdryer, safe and 240V power outlet.


Bridge Deck (7 cabins)

Deck windows offer you the lovely view of the tropical seas in the comfort of cool air-conditioned cabins fully furnished to accommodate your needs with a double bed or twin beds, en-suite bathroom, deck window with ocean views and door opening onto outside walkway. (115 square feet).


A DECK (14 Cabins)

Warm inviting interiors line the A Deck, each cabin has it’s own deck window giving you a beautiful view of the ocean, with a double bed or twin beds, en-suite bathroom, deck window and door opening onto outside walkway (117 square feet).


Lower Main Deck (12 cabins)

Tastefully decorated and spacious private quarters specially designed for you to rest and relax. Enjoy the tranquil porthole view and make yourself at home with a double bed or twin beds, en-suite bathroom (142 square feet).



Restaurant: Served in the cosy informal dining area Dining are delicious, buffet style meals, offering international cuisine, Maldivian Dishes are available on request.

Bar: Enjoy the company of like minded people and make new friends in the ship’s friendly bar! If you are All Inclusive basis, there is an extensive list of drinks to choose from, premium imported brands are available at a small supplement. Every cruise of course should hold a Captain Dinner – and on board the Yasawa Princess is no exception! This long held tradition takes place near the end of the week, and if you are celebrating a special occasion we will invite you to join the captain at his table. The dress code is not formal but most people make a special effort or dress in tradition Maldivian attire.

Please contact us for an up to date list of what is included for your trip.



Yasawa Princess offers you a unique opportunity to experience the marvels of the underwater coral gardens of the Maldives through scuba diving. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, we have dive packages and courses to suit your needs. We offer personalized services and our experienced dive masters and dive instructors ensure a professional service. Unlike most of the vessels operated in the Maldives, you dive when you want. Yasawa Princess is the ideal choice if you have a non-diving partner. Yasawa Princess has a fully qualified and equipped diving school on board – operated by Deep Blue Dive Center.


Activities & facilities

Snorkeling: Snorkeling in the Maldives is amazing, and sometimes you can see just as much as if you were diving! Most of the islands we visit have house reefs, so there’s a lot to investigate and you’ll come across some wonderful sights! For the real enthusiast we run special trips to dedicated snorkeling sites. For these trips you must have superior equipment which should include a wet suit, buoyancy device, and must be fit enough to climb back onboard a rib using a boarding ladder.

Big Game Fishing: Whether booked on the Northern Cruise, the Southern Cruise, or both. Seven or fourteen days in paradise with plenty of excellent fishing available. The ships local guides will look after you and not only transfer you to the islands for fly and spinning but take you fishing off our specially built fully equipped boat for a more serious size catch. Other Activities include:

  • Snorkeling
  • Night Fishing
  • Visits to Picnic Islands, Sand Banks, Local Islands and Resorts
  • BBQ on the beach