Discover Addu – The Southern Splendor of Maldives
Discover Addu

Addu, the Heart-shaped Atoll, lies in the southernmost tip of the Maldives and is home to some of the most diverse natural habitats in the country. With its large islands, unique geography, flourishing population and long history and culture, Addu stands out as a destination that seamlessly marries nature with development. Addu represents a community evolved to embrace the future with imagination and pride.

Addu Documentary - The Southern Heart of Maldives

Diving into 75 years of British Loyalty wreck

Events for the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the “British Loyalty Shipwreck”, have concluded with great success. Today’s event was participated by Addu Council members, and as a chief guest, the Tourism Minister of Maldives, who arrived in Addu yesterday for the event. The events started at Maradhoo harbour, with an inaugural ceremony. The… Read more

South Palm Resort Maldives reopens.

After closing down  due to Covid-19 restrictions, South Palm Resort Maldives, located in the southernmost Addu atoll opens their doors to tourists again. The resort welcomed their first guests on the 16th of December 2020, and are expecting more in the following days. This comes after the country opened their international borders after months of… Read more

Addu Marathon 2019 ends with success.

The third edition of Addu Marathon has successfully concluded in Addu. The event kicked off Thursday afternoon at 4:30 with the first ever 100K Ultra marathon in Maldives followed by full marathon, half marathon and 10k for the sunrise on 6th December 2019, with 5k held on 6th December at sunset, while the kid’s events… Read more

Getting Here

Gan International Airport is connected by SriLankan Airlines via Colombo at the moment. More international airlines are expected to begin operations in the near future.

Addu is a 75 minute flight south of Velana International Airport, Male’. The city has an international airport on Gan which caters to both domestic and international airlines and private jets.

There are numerous daily flights between Male’ and Addu by local airline–Maldivian. Sailing yachts and boats can directly visit Addu since Addu Atoll is among the 3 clearing points in Maldives for international yachts.

A cheaper and more adventurous way of getting here would be to hop on a cargo boat from Male’ and sail through the atolls anchoring at some islands along the way. Although this may take 2-3 days, it definitely lets you enjoy the beauty and interact with lively locals.

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