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.

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

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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