MY blue Melody
Liveaboard At A Glance
The MY blue Melody is the third vessel in blue o two's Red Sea fleet and was built in 2007.
This luxury liveaboard has everything that you would expect from a 5 star boat and has won numerous 'Liveaboard of the Year' awards. Onboard you will find a large dining area, seperate sky lounge with state of the art entertainment system, a spacious dive deck and a shaded sun deck area with plenty of room to relax and enjoy the beautiful Red Sea vistas.
All 13 cabins have ensuite facilities, air conditioning and entertainment systems.
Underwater Images © Saeed Rashid
There are 13 cabins each offering air conditioning, minibar, TV with built in media player and ensuite facilities. 10 of the cabin are twins and 3 doubles.
The main saloon offers a large area to comfortably dine together and luxurious furnishings to relax and enjoy the state of the art entertainment system. The comfort is mirrored in the Sky Lounge on the upper deck where you can relax with a drink or enjoy films on the state of the art entertainment system.
The food on board is scrumptious! Meals are served buffet style, with dessert at dinner served to you at your table. Snacks vary, but can include cakes, donuts, pretzels, breadsticks, popcorn, crisps, little pizzas and fruit smoothies. You certainly won't go hungry!
MY blue Melody has free wireless internet access (available when there is a signal - mainly when the boat is nearer to land).
Equipment is available for hire and MUST be pre-booked - please ask our Sales Team.
Payments on board can be made in cash (GBP, EUR, USD or EGP) with UK debit cards (no charge) or credit card (surcharge applies). Non-UK debit cards and American Express are not accepted.
M/Y blue Melody covers a wide range of regions within the Red Sea and has itineraries to suit all levels of experience. Sailing weekly from Hurghada or Marsa Alam (Port Ghalib); itineraries include - Best of Brothers, Best of Daedalus, Best of the Red Sea, Best of Wrecks, Brothers & Elphinstone, Daedalus & Fury Shoal, Daedalus & Fury Shoal, Daedalus & St Johns, Deep South, Deep South Borderlands, Mareefa, North & Brothers, North & Res Mohamed, Northern Wrecks & Reefs, Simply the Best, Strait of Tiran & Brothers and Strait of Tiran & North.
There are also a range of speciality itineraries to maximise learning and enjoyment including; Project Shark, HAYAH Reef Clean Up and an In Focus photography workshop run by Saeed Rashid. An expert panel of dive guides have been hand picked to run these trips with optional evening seminars conducted to educate and entertain.
The northern parts of the Red Sea tend to have the easiest diving, with more challenging diving the further south you head and within the Marine Parks where there are more exposed reefs, deeper dives and stronger currents. Although the Straits of Tiran and the Deep South itineraries are suitable for less experienced divers. Visibility is crystal clear.
The MY blue Melody is fully equipped with a Nitrox membrane, booster pump and is re-breather friendly.
Marine Parks: Divers booking an itinerary that visits the Marine Parks (Brothers, Daedalus Reef, Rocky and Zabargad) must have a minimum of 30 logged dives and please note there is no night diving allowed in the Marine Parks. The exception to this is Ras Mohamed National Park where the diving is easy and night diving is allowed and there is no minimum number of dives required.
Thistlegorm: Egyptian regulations require divers to have a minimum of 20 logged dives if they wish to dive the Thistlegorm.
Schedule & Itinerary
MY blue Melody operates 7 night itineraries from Friday to Friday and operates out of Hurghada or Port Ghalib.
If the dates you require are not shown below, please contact us and we can check if they are available for booking.
Package itineraries are all Friday to Friday with charter flights from London Gatwick (as standard) or Manchester (a supplement may apply) to Hurghada.
The liveaboard will depart from the Marriott Marina in Hurghada or from Port Ghalib (depending on itinerary). Transfers to/from the liveaboard are by air conditioned coach:-
Hurghada Airport to Marriott Marina, Hurghada = 15 mins
Hurghada Airport to Port Ghalib = 4 hours
A lunch box is provided for the transfer to Port Ghalib (usually a sandwich, fruit, crisps and chocolate).
The last night of the holiday is typically spent on board, in port and dinner is provided on the boat. However guests have the opportunity to disembark and dine locally (at their own cost) or, if preferred, they can choose to stay in a hotel for the last night (supplement applies).
Guests disembark after breakfast and are transferred back to the airport.
If guests are departing on flights in the late afternoon or evening, they will be transferred to a local hotel where they can use the facilities (food and drink not included) prior to being transferred to the airport for their flight home.
Depart the UK, arrive Hurghada airport. Transfer to liveaboard. Boat briefing, set up kit, have dinner.
Once the coastguard gives permission, the liveaboard will set sail. This is the first diving day and starts with a check dive in the morning followed by 2 or 3 more dives, depending on the itinerary.
3 - 4 dives a day, depending on itinerary.
2 dives in the morning, set sail back to port. Spend the last night on board or in a local hotel (subject to availability and a supplement will apply).
Disembark after breakfast and transfer back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
If flights are departing late afternoon or evening, then guests are transferred to a local hotel where they can use the facilities for the rest of the day prior to transferring to the airport.
7 nights on the MY blue Melody from £1249 per person based on twin share
Price includes return international flights from London to Hurghada, internal transfers, all diving on 12 ltr tanks with weights, full board basis (incl water & tea/coffee) and fuel surcharges.
Note: There is a compulsory £30 fee per person for pre-arranged Egyptian visas (applicable to all EU passport holders). This fee is subject to exchange rate fluctuations.