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

South African Airways to operate direct flights from Johannesburg to Gan, Maldives.

[caption id="attachment_582" align="alignnone" width="600"] Gan International Airport Managing director Mr.Latheef, Tourism Minister Mr.Zameer, Kasa Holdings Director Mr.Afeef and ATO managing director Mr.Keith Gow[/caption] South African Airlines (SAA) will commence direct flights from Johannesburg to Gan, Maldives. SAA will be the first long hall international carrier to fly to Gan International Airport in the Maldives. SAA… Read more

Cooperative Aviation Security Program-Asia Pacific (CASP-AP) has concluded in Maldives

The 15th AP steering comity meeting of the Cooperative Aviation Security Program-Asia Pacific (CASP-AP) has concluded in Maldives. The forum was held in the Equator Village, Addu City from 1st-2nd July 2018. CASP-AP is targeted towards the aviation authorities of the member countries. Maldives Minister of Defense and National Security Adam Shareef Umar inaugurated the… Read more

Addu Marathon 2018. Michael Wardian from USA tops the race.

Marathon Highlights Michael Wardian from the United States won the Addu Marathon men’s category in 2hrs 42 minutes setting a new course record and the fastest marathon finish time in Maldives. Michael is also the Addu Marathon's run ambassador. The full marathon started at 2:30am last night. Naufal Easa and Ahmed Jawad from Maldives came… 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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