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Ari Atoll

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A home to LUX* South Ari Atoll, Ari Atoll also known as Alif or Alifu Atoll is one of the natural wonders of the Maldives. Being one of the largest atolls in the Maldives, it stretches from north to south in the western part of the Maldives archipelago in 30 minutes by seaplane from Male airport.

Ari Atoll is 89km in length and 30km in width and has 105 islands and is administratively divided into two parts: North Atoll Ari and South Ari Atoll. South Ari Atoll, a Protected Marine Area, remains one of the best places in the world to see whale sharks, which are spotted year-round on the outer reef, while North Ari Atoll is famous for its hammerhead sharks, although these are far more elusive and require deep diving to see. Most of the islands are home for the luxury resorts while others are uninhabited, the rest are inhabited by local residents. The main occupations of Ari Atoll are fishing, sailing, harvesting and processing of corals.

Accessible by public ferry, speedboat, seaplanes and domestic airlines from Male, Ari Atoll is home to many luxury hotels located on private islands with white beaches, turquoise waters and world-class diving. Recent years have seen rised budget tourism with an increase number of guest houses and economy hotels on the inhabited islands of Ari Atoll, especially in its northern part. Surrounded by dreamy turquoise lagoons, white sands and palm shores, beautiful landscapes also boast terrific house reefs in marriage with a rich marine life. Each island is a paradise in itself with a simple and easy way of life, which makes it ideal for an unforgettable holiday in the Maldives.

 

BEST OF ARI ATOLL

 
Top 10 Best Ari Atoll Hotels
 
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10 Ari Atoll Snorkeling Resorts
Top 10 Best Ari Atoll Hotels 2018 - Most Popular Resorts in Ari Atoll Located in a vast lagoon of oval shape dotted with beautiful islands, Ari Atoll is located 100 km west of the capital of Maldives and is famous for its magnificent beaches and world-class diving. Read More Top 10 Best Ari Atoll Honeymoon Hotels 2018,  Most Popular Romantic Resorts in Ari Atoll Maldives and romance are perfectly combined with each other, and many couples dream to stay on paradise islands for an unforgettable honeymoon. In Ari Atoll you will find more than 20 luxury resorts with Read More Top 10 Best Ari Atoll Hotels with House Reef 2018 , Most Popular Snorkeling Resorts in Ari Atoll A house reef snorkeling is must do at your hotel in the Maldives, especially in Ari Atoll famous for swimming with whale sharks and manta rays. Warm clear waters and a hypnotic marine life attracts the fans Read More
 
10 Best Ari Atoll Family Hotels
 
10 Ari Atoll All Inclusive Hotels
 
Top 10 Best Ukulhas Hotels
Top 10 Best Ari Atoll Family Hotels 2018, Most Popular Family Resorts in Ari Atoll The first visitors to the Maldives remember the archipelago, as a destination for couples and newlyweds. Children were a surprise, and were usually not welcomed and in some resorts they were even banned. Read More Top 10 Best Ari Atoll All Inclusive Hotels 2018, Most Popular All Inclusive Resorts in Ari Atoll, All Inclusive hotels in the Maldives provide an excellent sense of luxury combined with the comfort that almost all is included in the room rate, so you do not need to worry about extra costs. There are more Read More Top 10 Best Ukulhas Hotels 2018, Most Popular Hotels in Ukulhas, Best Budget Ukulhas guest houses Ukulhas is a unique fishing island in the Northern Ari Atoll, Maldives. The best hotels, warm turquoise waters and a rich sea life are the main attractions of Ari Atoll and today, a budget holiday in Ukulhas Read More
 
Top 10 Best Thoddoo Hotels
 
Top 10 Rasdhoo Hotels
 
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Top 10 Best Thoddoo Hotels 2018, Most Popular Hotels in Thoddoo, Best Budget With white beaches, the greatest house reef and a good selection of new guest houses, Thoddoo is the all-time favorite budget island in North Ari Atoll in the Maldives. Located 67 km from Velana (Male) airport Read More Top 10 Best Rasdhoo Hotels 2019, Most Popular Hotels in Rasdu, Best Budget Rasdu guest houses, Great savings on hotels in rasdhoo Rasdhoo or Rasdu island is an ultimate diving heaven in the Maldives. Located a few miles off North Ari Atoll, Rasdhoo is the only inhabited island of a small natural atoll also known Ross Atoll. Spectacular marine life Read More Ari Atoll Hotels & Resorts, Where to Stay in Ari Atolll,  Maldives, lodging, accommodation, hotel, resort, luxury Ari Atoll is simply packed with luxurious hotels, but the question: What are the best? To answer that, you need to explore the facilities, location, service, reviews, spa, privacy and house reef, as well as Read More
 
 
 
 
 
 

FIRST TIME - RECOMMENDED HOTELS - WHERE TO STAY

 
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
 
Lily Beach Resort and Spa
 
W Maldives
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Mandhoo, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotelss, maldives magazine, luxury, honeymoon, best value, diving,  beach, the muraka, This luxurious and sophisticated Maldivian resort is located on two idyllic islands combining the best beaches and over-water accommodation, both with dense vegetation and palm trees that create Read More Lily Beach Resort and Spa - All Inclusive, Dhangethi, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels, maldives magazne, family holiday Today, Lily Beach Resort and Spa ranks among the leading resorts in the country with Premium All Inclusive, which was the result of an excellent redesign and reconstruction of the hotel. Reopened as a 5-star Read More W Maldivesi, Maldives Magazine, review, W Maldives, Himandhoo , Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels, price, costs, luxury, honeymoon, family, all inclusive In luxurious hotels mysteriously named "W", the Starwood group emphasizes a confident, young brand - oriented to design, fashion and music. Conscious service and attention to the smallest details determine Read More
 
Constance Moofushi, Maldives
 
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa
 
Mirihi Island Resort
Constance Moofushi Maldives - All Inclusive, Himandhoo , Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels, luxury holiday, honeymoon, couples, all inclusive, Best Prices Guaranteed‎ A fantastic island paradise surrounded by large turquoise lagoons and teasing white beaches, Constance Moofushi combines primitive simplicity with the highest standards of luxury and service. Read More Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Dhangethi, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotel With one of the best house reefs in the Maldives, the great strengths of Vilamendhoo have always been snorkeling and diving, and affordable accommodation. After a major renovation it was re-opened Read More Mirihi Island Resort, Mandhoo, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels, maldives magazine, luxury, honeymoon, best value, House Reef Snorkeling, beach Perfectly combining casual luxury, delicious food, comfy rooms, a stunning sandy beach and an excellent house reef, Mirihi Island Resort is the best choice for people who are looking for a romantic honeymoon Read More
 
Kuramathi Maldives
 
Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat
 
Diamonds Athuruga - All Inclusive
Kuramathi Maldives, Rasdu, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels, luxury, holidayKuramathi Island Resort: Обзор Strips of pristine beaches, world-class diving, fine dining and knockout spa, Kuramathi Maldives is rated one of the best hotels in the Maldives and with good reason. Kuramathi is located in Rasdhoo Atoll Read More Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat Perfect for couples and honeymooners, Thelu Veliga Retreat is the first property from the new Maldivian brand "Drift Retreats & Cruises", a name that seeks to provide authentic Maldives' experience. Read More Diamonds Athuruga - All Inclusive, Athuruga Island, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels Diamonds Athuruga - All Inclusive is the case when "if it works, why change something." This resort was one of the most effective and invariably popular in the country, but today Athuruga has undergone Read More
 

MOST POPULAR ISLANDS FOR BUDGET HOLIDAYS

 
Thoddoo
 
Dhigurah
 
Bodufolhudhoo Island
Thoddoo  beach The emerald in the setting of golden sand, Thoddoo is one of the populated islands of North Ari atoll in the Maldives. Located 67 km from Male airport and 20 km north of Thulusdhoo Island, Thoddoo Read More Dhigurah, Maldives on a budget, Everything You Need to Know about Dhigurah, guide, things to do, food, transfer, holiday, house reef snorkeling, 10 best Dhigurah hotels 201 The famous whale shark area in South Ari Atoll, Dhigurah is a long Maldivian island with stretch of white sandy beach. Heaven for fans of underwater adventures, Dhigurah island is 20-minutes by domestic Read More Bodufolhudhoo, Maldives on a Budget A great option for a a fun-filled budget holiday in the Maldives, Bodufolhudhoo is a small island in the North Ari Atol. The beautiful island is well known for its spectacular marine life with a house reef snorkeling Read More
 
Rasdhoo
 
Ukulhas
 
Maamigili
Rasdhoo, Everything You Need to Know about Rasdhoo, Maldives on a budget, magazine, guide, diving An ultimate diving paradise, Rasdhoo is an inhabited island in the Maldives. Spectacular marine life, vibrant reefs, warm waters and big fish encounters make Rasdhoo island a diving destination not to be missed. Read More Ukulhas With unique features for the Maldives, Ukulhas is an inhabited island of Alif Alif Atoll that easy opens for budget tourism with a handful of guest houses and mini-hotels. Known for good ecology, cleanliness Read More Maamigili, Maldives on a budget, Everything You Need to Know about Maamigili, airport Maamigili, also known as 'Whale Shark Island' is an inhabited island and the only airport in South Ari (Alif Dhaal) Atoll. There are a few guesthouses, and it's a popular budget base for divers, who especially love Read More
 
Omadhoo
 
Feridhoo
 
Mathiveri
Omadhoo, Maldives on a budget, Everything You Need to Know about omadhoo,Complete Travel Guide to Omadhoo Great place for an authentic beach experience, Omadhoo is an inhabited island in the Maldives. An ideal site for swimming and house reef snorkelling, Omadhoo is perfect for the budget traveler who wants Read More Feridhoo, Everything You Need to Know about Feridhoo, Maldives on a budget, magazine, guide, things to do, food, transfer, holiday, house reef snorkeling, 5 best feridhoo hotels 2018 Embraced with powdery soft sands and turquoise waters, Feridhoo is an idyllic inhabited island for unforgettable beach experience in the Maldives. With a handful of guest houses, the island offers Read More Mathiveri, Everything You Need to Know about Mathiveri, Maldives on a budget, mathiveri inn, magazine, guide, things to do, food, transfer, holiday, house reef snorkeling, 10 best Mathiveri hotels Mathiveri is an inhabited island of Alif Alif Atoll in the Maldives. A great option for budget travellers, the island of Mathiveri is located on the North Ari Atoll, which is about a 30-minute seaplane ride, 2 hour by speed Read More
 
Dhangethi
 
Hangnaameedhoo
   
Dhangethi, Maldives on a budget, Everything You Need to Know about Dhangethi, ultimate guide Located is in the heart of South Ari Atoll, Dhangethi is home to enigmatic Mantas and gentle whale sharks, the most sought after sea creatures among divers and snorkeling fans. Read More Hangnaameedhoo, Maldives on a budget, Everything You Need to Know about Hangnaameedhoo, Complete Travel Guide to Hangnaameedhoo Hangnaameedhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Ari Atoll (Alif Dhaal Atoll) for a great budget holiday in the Maldives. Swimming in crystal clear waters, snorkeling and diving and relaxing on the private beach Read More  
 

ARI ATOLL GUIDE

 
Ari Atoll Information
 
Scuba Diving in Ari Atoll
 
Ari Atoll Map
North Male Atoll Information Domestic flights, sea plane or speed boat are the most common ways of island hopping in the Maldives. Several quick 30 minute flights a day are available from Male to Maamigili (VAM) Airport. From there, Read More Scuba Diving in Ari Atoll Ari Atoll scuba diving is adventurous, relaxing, sometimes challenging, and always stunning. Diving in Ari Atoll differs from many other dive sites in the Maldives because it doesn't feature long stretches Read More Ari  Atoll Map with resorts and airports Our interactive maps of the Maldives show all islands, hotels, resorts, airport and North Male Atoll on the map of the Maldives archipelago, a map of dive sites, attractions and various landmarks. Read More
 
 
 
 
 

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