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

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

South Palm Resort Maldives ready to open its doors

South Palm Resort Maldives, in Addu is ready to open its doors. The Resort has been developed on the uninhabited island of Ismehela Hera, adjacent to Meedhoo. With a total of 130 villas, divided in to three different categories, this resort will no doubt be a welcoming addition to the tourism industry of Addu. Company… Read more

Crossing Addu - Swim for the oceans event by Athif

Addu is gearing up for an exciting event on 4th May 2019 during the pre-Ramadan festival of 2019. Endurance Athlete Ahmed Athif will be challenging himself to swim from Hulhudhoo-Meedhoo to Hithadhoo, crossing an estimated 18km distance. According to Athif and the organisers, the main objective of this event is to draw attention to maritime… 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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