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Addu Atoll, aka Seenu, is the southernmost atoll of the Maldives archipelago. An ideal place for those who dream of visiting the equator. It is rich in historical sites. The atoll has its own airport with a runway that serves about 30 international flights, including charters and private jets.

People often fly to the atoll not only from Male, but also from Sri Lanka: there is a direct flight to Colombo at the airport on the island of Gan. Regular service between the islands of the atoll is provided by the state ferry - the most cost-effective way to travel. And on the largest island, Gan, there is a developed rental of motorbikes, bicycles, taxis.

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South Palm Resort Maldives

New hotel located on an island beyond the equator. Opened in September 2019. A highlight of the resort is the Maldives' only floating spa. It is found in the mangroves. The luxurious hotel is located in a prime location for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. Here you can see manta rays and dolphins. The island has a small lake dedicated to relaxation and wellness treatments. The hotel is adjacent to a larger island with a small village.

  • 130 rooms
  • 1 swimming pool
  • 1 restaurant, 2 bars

More about the resort

  • Rooms . The hotel offers several villa options: beach, overwater, family, pool villas, sunset views. King size beds in rooms. Some villas have a bathroom on the terrace.
  • Nutrition . The main restaurant serves Asian and international cuisine. You can also sample local specialties. The bars serve cocktails and snacks, grilled meat and fish, live music.
  • Leisure . The spa complex offers Ayurveda body treatments. It has its own diving center and organizes boat excursions to the local village. There is also a fitness center, volleyball and football fields.

Location : It takes 70 minutes from Male to get to Gan Airport by domestic flight. And then you will need another 10 minutes by speedboat.

For a luxurious island paradise holiday, choose your ideal villa at the modern South Palm Resort Maldives.

South Palm Resort Maldives
South Palm Resort Maldives

Equator Village

Three-star hotel with its own beach on the first line. This is a piece of paradise on the island of Gan. It used to be the location of the British Air Force base, but now the island has turned into a place for a paradise holiday.

  • Rooms . 78 traditional villas resembling reed huts. They all face the beach or tropical garden. You can choose from 5 accommodation options.
  • Nutrition . The hotel has its own bar and restaurant. Meals to choose from, from breakfast to all inclusive.
  • Leisure . The hotel has its own pool, tennis court, spa center. From entertainment they offer excursions. In the evenings, DJs and bands perform at the hotel, and live music is played.

Location : The journey from Male will take 70 minutes by domestic flights, and then transfer to the island for about 10 minutes.

Equator Village
Equator Village

Canareef Resort Maldives

The hotel is located in the southernmost Atoll of the Maldives, surrounded by tropical greenery. Guests can choose from three accommodation options: a villa with a sunset view, a sunrise and a villa with a Jacuzzi. The hotel has its own shops, its own green garden, barbecue area.

  • Rooms . The apartments are located in one-story houses, each of them has 6-8 rooms. There is everything you need for a comfortable stay: mini-fridge, air conditioning, TV, safe, tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Nutrition . There are two bars and one international restaurant on site.
  • Leisure . Free Wi-Fi on site. There is a TV room and an internet cafe. From entertainment offer billiards, tennis court, volleyball, snorkeling, badminton, cycling, squash, darts, board games. There is a section in the pool for children. The hotel is convenient for families with children - there is a children's playground, a kids club and an animator to take care of the children while the parents relax. The hotel has its own beach, restaurants and bars. You can go fishing, water skiing, canoeing, windsurfing and snorkeling. A tour desk can help organize leisure activities. There is a spa and wellness center that offers several types of massages. With a rental bike, you can explore the island. In the evening, entertainment is provided.

Location : The road will take 70 minutes from Male by plane plus 15 minutes by speedboat to the hotel.

Canareef Resort Maldives
Canareef Resort Maldives

J Resort Handhu Fushi

The hotel opened in 2007 and offers 300 rooms. Most of them are styled like traditional bungalows.

  • 4 restaurants
  • 3 bars
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Internet cafe

More about the hotel

  • Rooms . Each room has ocean views and a private veranda with Jacuzzi. The rooms are equipped with modern appliances: air conditioning, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, CD / DVD player.
  • Nutrition . The hotel serves breakfasts, lunches, dinners. You can also arrange romantic evenings outdoors, right on the beach. The menu includes grill, seafood, international and Asian cuisine. Works on the system "buffet".
  • Leisure . There are three swimming pools for guests on the territory. There is a gym and spa. From entertainment on the territory of the hotel - football, badminton, volleyball and other activities. Fans of water activities can find windsurfing, catamarans, and a diving center that will introduce the incredible underwater world.
  • The coral reef is located on the eastern side of the island. The beach is sandy. In the evening, live music is played, dance shows in the Maldivian style are held, parties are organized with invited DJs for the entertainment of guests, and karaoke works. You can rent a bike to ride around the island.

Location . Located 20 minutes by speedboat from the airport on the island of Gan.

Sandies Bathala Resort

The hotel is located on the first line and has access to its own beach. Although this is a 3-star hotel, it is quite decent and is perfect for a youth holiday due to its entertainment program.

  • Rooms . There are 37 charming bungalows, each with a private bathroom with shower, air conditioning, minibar, flat screen TV.
  • Nutrition . The hotel has its own restaurant and bar serving international, European and local cuisine. Children's menu in the restaurant is paid.
  • Leisure . A fitness center is located on site. Entertainment - badminton, volleyball, ping-pong. The diving center will help you get used to diving, snorkeling, fishing. There is a playground for the little ones. The hotel is located in the entertainment part of the island, so there will be no problems with parties. In the evening, a night club at the hotel starts its work, live music is played. Has its own library and beauty salon. Water sports are offered on the beach, excursions are organized.

Location : located 6 km from the city center and 50 km from the airport of the island of Gan.

Book a room at Sandies Bathala Resort .

Sandies Bathala Resort
Sandies Bathala Resort

Charming Holiday Village

This is a small guesthouse with only 4 rooms, which appeared in 2013. It is perfect for a budget holiday. The small hotel has its own garden and the rooms have terraces. There is a nature reserve near the hotel. There is no private beach, but the city beach is only 400 meters away.

  • Rooms . The air-conditioned rooms have a flat-screen TV, all ironing facilities, a bathtub with toiletries.
  • Nutrition. Meals are offered in the restaurant: local and international cuisine, continental breakfast.
  • Leisure . From entertainment - bike rental. This service is free for exploring the island. There are also many water activities, assist in organizing excursions.

Location : transfer from Male by plane will take about 1 hour, and from Colombo International Airport (Sri Lanka) - 1 hour 30 minutes.

Pebbles Inn

Pebbles Inn is a 3-star hotel located in Hithadhoo. It is quite small: only 14 rooms, many of which have a beautiful view of the lagoon. The hotel has a convenient location: everything is nearby.

  • Rooms . All rooms have a private bath, shower, hairdryer, kettle, flat-screen TV, air conditioning, desk.
  • Nutrition . The hotel has its own restaurant, but food can also be delivered to the rooms at the request of guests. In the morning, a continental or traditional Maldivian breakfast buffet is served. There is a chef.
  • Leisure . The hotel will help to book a diving tour, boat trip, excursions. There are car and bicycle rentals.

Location : You can get from Gan Airport by car. It is convenient to fly to the island of Gan from Sri Lanka or Male.

Pebbles Inn
Pebbles Inn

Rekidhiye Inn

A small guest house appeared in 2017. The hotel has just 18 rooms with ocean views. The most beautiful panoramas are on the upper floors, because the hotel is a five-story building. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the center. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

  • Rooms . Each room has a ceiling fan, minibar, cable TV.
  • Nutrition . A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. The hotel has its own restaurant and cafe. They offer food delivery to the rooms.
  • Leisure . The hotel provides bike rental, excursions and leisure activities. A choice of fishing, canoeing, diving, snorkeling.

Location : The hotel is located 27 minutes from Gan Airport.

Rekidhiye Inn
Rekidhiye Inn

Lodger Guest House

The guest house has its own garden and private beach. It is located on the island of Marado Feido, which is located near the famous island of Fuvahmulah , a famous mecca for divers around the world.

  • Rooms . The rooms are equipped with TV, satellite channels, kitchenette and dining area, private bath, air conditioning. The kitchen is equipped for cooking. The apartment has a sun terrace.
  • Nutrition . The hotel has its own restaurant and free Wi-Fi is available on site. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.
  • Leisure . They help with excursions, car and bicycle rentals.

Location . The apartments are located approximately 7 km from the village center of Marado Feido Island.

Addu Atoll has a large selection of guesthouses and budget hotels on the local islands. However, luxury resort islands are gradually conquering the tropical islands of the remote atoll: a worthy choice. Addu Atoll is a Maldivian paradise where you can relax regardless of your budget.

Lodger Guest House
Lodger Guest House


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