Addu Atoll Holidays 2019 / 2020
The beautiful islands of the Maldives are made up of 1,190 atolls, all surrounded by crystal clear waters and some wonderful coral reefs. Addu Atoll is the most southern of them and is just south of the equator. The Addu Atoll has a history with colonialism as the British used the island of Gan as a military base back in the 1970’s. The atoll thrives on its difference from the others, for instance, a different dialect of Dhivehi is spoken in Addu Atoll than the capital of Male.
This streak of variance is seen throughout the islands of Addu Atoll too. Its barrier reefs protect the islands from treacherous weather conditions and high waves from the Indian Ocean. In addition, if you’re looking to snorkel and scuba dive whilst in the Maldives, the Addu Atoll should be first on your list. Home to striking whale and dolphin fauna, this atoll makes under sea excursions exciting and impressive.
Addu Atoll can also offer remarkable sites, as well as activities. These include a nine-hole golf course, topped off with stunning lagoon views, one of the longest roads in the Maldives and the tallest mountain in the nation, measuring in at an astounding 5 metres high.