Keana’s reputation is based on it’s standards – an excellent vessel, a reliable team and access to the best surfing in the Maldives. Keana, a 31m vessel built specifically for surfing, offers high standards of comfort for a maximum of 12 surfers and up to 18 guests. Keana uses the latest low-consumption machinery and solar power for a sustainable and environmentally-friendly surf charter. Keana offers you a high-quality surf charter in the wave-rich Male Atolls, the spacious vessel ensuring you feel totally comfortable when surfing one of the best regions in the world.
What we love
Keana is a cost-effective charter taking surfers to world-class locations in the Maldives and delivers an eco-friendly, no-frills experience
Committed to preserving the environment – warm water is provided by solar power, almost no tins and plastic bottles on-board, low-consumption generators used
Sun deck with panoramic views, plus all cabins also have sea views and windows to open
Very experienced and reputable crew
Also at the eastern reef of North Male Atoll, this wave is a short but intense ride that is perfect for barrels with a steep barelling take off, then a very shallow inside section that opens up even more than the takeoff.
Eastern reef of North Male Atoll. This long, excellent left-hander has two sections with an enjoyable, thin, peeling, racing lip. Best winds are NW-NNE (offshore). It was named because of the poultry farm on the island and is only accessed by boat.
One of the most consistent waves of North Male Atoll off the island of Thanburudhoo which is uninhabited. This is an excellent, long, world-class left-hander. Its mirror, Sultans, breaks on the other side of the island.
Easy spot located off Thanburudhoo island on the other side of Honkey’s. Excellent and long right-hander that can become very walled and long but only with big swells from the south. One of the most consistent waves of the Male atolls that never closes out, even on large swells. It is best at high tide and with west to north winds.
Jails is actually the break off the island Himmafushi which used to actually have a jail on it. The jail has moved to a new one, but the name stays. This wave is a perfect right-hand reef break with a big wack able wall and fats sections to get a few cover ups. One of the most popular breaks due to the fact it isn’t a heavy wave and is normally a little smaller than its cousin Honkey’s across the channel.
Pricing & Packages
Lower Deck Cabin
4 spacious and generously furnished 9 square metre cabins leave nothing to be desired. Each cabin has its own bathroom with cold and warm water showers, high-quality real wood interior and individually adjustable air conditioning. All cabins have sea view and windows to open. Access through the saloon. 3 cabins have single beds (can be moved together), 1 cabin have a double bed. On the main deck there is also the kitchen (separated from the cabins by the refrigerator) and the saloon. From the saloon there is a staircase leading up to the upper deck, the exit to the outside platform (with benches and tables) is always open.
Upper Deck Cabin
4 spacious and generously furnished 12 square metre cabins leave nothing to be desired. Each cabin has its own bathroom with cold and warm water showers, high-quality real wood interior and individually adjustable (switchable) air conditioning. All have sea views and windows to open. 3 cabins have single beds (can be moved together), 1 cabin have a double bed. Access from outside gangways. The 4 cabins are identical, but the two front cabins also have a view to the front. On the rear part of the upper deck there is a bar with wicker chairs, open to the rear and equipped with a water dispenser.
Keana is a 31m vessel built specifically for surfing by a very experienced team. Keana uses the latest low-consumption machinery and solar power for a sustainable and environmentally-friendly operation. All Cabins are above the water line on the Upper and Main Decks. Four on the Main Deck and Four on the Upper Deck. All cabins are en-suite with shower, cold and warm water (heated by solar power), two opening windows, fan and individual air-conditioning if required. The Main Deck has both indoor and out. Surfing is undertaken from the dhoni meaning more living space on the main vessel. Wi-Fi is available on board free of charge subject to GSM coverage.
There will be three freshly prepared meals a day served buffet sytle. Food is amazing Local Asian and an excellent standard of Western Cuisine. Main foods used include Rice, Noodles, Seasonal Vegetables, Tuna and Chicken, and occasionally the Chef will prepare succulent Beef dishes. Vegetarians are catered for and - of course you can always consult with the Chef onboard. There is an open bar on level 3 to check out the surf or watch the sunset with a beer in your hand. The bar offers you fresh smoothies throughout the day, and of course an alcoholic beverage or two after you are surfed out and ready to chill.
Scuba diving in the Maldives is essential. Lots of dive diversity to suit all the group, from manta cleaning stations, guitar sharks and hammerheads through to amazing reefs, soft corals and unforgettable drift dives in kandus. Island activities include: Beach BBQ if weather allows, excursions. Onbaord the largely shaded bar invites you to linger, with a magnificent views of the ocean. Equipped with comfortable armchairs, it is an ideal place for morning coffee, all-day fresh drinks or the evening sundowner.
The Male’ Atolls of the Maldives is a perfect experience for both surfers and non-surfers that is unrivaled. Experienced surfers love to come here to score quality waves in the peak season, while intermediate short board and long board surfers will find long, fun, peeling rights and lefts. North Male has some of the best Maldivian surf breaks including Chicken’s, Cokes and Lohis. While in South Male, Quarters and Foxys are just two of the world class waves in this magical part of the Indian Ocean. April and October are when the best south swells and prevailing west or southwest winds light up most of the quality breaks in the atolls