Discover Addu – The Southern Splendor of Maldives
Discover Addu

The first Marathon Successfully held in Addu City

The first marathon held in Addu City, “Addu Marathon 2017”, has concluded today. The event consisting of marathon, half marathon, 10Km, 5Km and a special 2Km event for children, went on with a lot of excitement and competitiveness. The marathon began at 3AM in the morning and the award ceremony finished at 10AM and although … Read more

Addu Marathon™ 2017 to be held in Addu city!

Addu Marathon is the first marathon to be held in Addu City with running events enjoyable for everyone irrespective of their age and fitness level. Addu Marathon’s mission is to promote a active and healthy lifestyle for Addu community & people of Maldives. Addu Marathon is open for all national and international community to experience … Read more

Gabbe’ receives a warm welcome from the people of Addu

Ten days after setting sail from capital Male on his sailing 18 feet Catamaran, water sportsman Abdul Ghafoor(Gabbe) has reached Addu city, the southernmost atoll of the Maldives, completing half of his journey to circumnavigate the Maldives. The trip is organized by “Atoll Sailor” in association with the Tourism Ministry. Gabbe’ embarked on the journey … Read more

“RALHABIS” Surfing for beginners camp by Raalhu School in Addu Atoll

Maldivian Pro Surfer Kuda Issey and his team of surfing instructors from Raalhu School held surfing lessons for beginner’s camp in Addu Atoll. The 5 day training program was concluded yesterday and a ceremony for presenting the certificates was held. The certificates were presented by Maldives Olympic Committee’s General Secretary Ahmed Marzooq (Marey). Four girls … Read more

A Weekend in Addu with The Naseem’s.

By: Sarah Harvey Following on from my thoughts on guest houses and homestays in Maldives, I’m excited to tell you about my very local trip to the southernmost atoll of Maldives: Addu atoll, which is made up of a collection of islands both inhabited and uninhabited. The inhabited islands of the atoll together form what … Read more

Uses of Coconut Palm Oil in the Maldivian Culture

Coconut is found in abundance all throughout the Maldives. The face of almost every island is decorated by the view of coconut palms standing above the lush vegetation. Maldives being in the tropics provides the perfect soil for coconut palms to grow. Coconut palm, which also grows wild, is the most commonly grown tree in … Read more

Maldives on a budget: former British military base of Gan

I’m on holiday in the Maldives with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Well, strictly speaking, the British royal couple are staying at a luxury resort in the north of the archipelago while I’m in the south, playing poker with a trio of Bangladeshi truck drivers. Maldives means “garland of islands” in Sanskrit and it’s … Read more