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How to Travel Raa Аtoll

Everything You Need to Know about Raa Аtoll


Nov, 2020

Raa atoll or North Maalhosmadulu is one of the northern, most visited atolls in the Maldives, separated from Baa atoll by Hani Kandu is a canal 5 km wide. Almost 70 km long and 30 km wide there are 88 islands in Raa atoll, 15 of which are inhabited. Raa atoll is home to a some luxury hotels include: Emerald, Kudafushi and an ultra luxurious Joali Maldives.

Raa Atoll’s unique topographical and geographical features make it rich and diverse in marine life. The outer ridge of the atoll is deep while the inner islands are on shallower plateaus, making conditions uniquely favourable for the proliferation of corals and fish. The western ridge of the atoll also lies close to one of the best deep water fishing sites in Maldives and makes the atoll an excellent place to see both reef and pelagic fish. The most visitors also note that the fish populations are thriving in the atoll and observed that the house reefs of the islands themselves, especially Furaveri’s, are some of the finest, most accessible dive sites in the area.

Popular activities for guests are snorkeling, diving, watersports and excursions. The latter includes visits to the nearby inhabited island of Meedhoo, dolphin cruises and fishing trips. Expect a lot of drift dives in most dive sites of Raa atoll, a variety of marine life, and some of the best beaches in Maldives. A wonderful collection of uninhabited and unexplored islands of Raa atoll gives travelers fantastic opportunities for an unforgettable beach experience in the Maldives.

Raa atoll ia accessible by a 45-minute seaplane flight from Male, a 45-minute flight from Male to Ifuru Airport or a 35-minute flight from Male to Dhravandhoo Airport and then speedboat ride.

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With an amazing house reef, Reethi Faru is a new 5-star resort opened in November 2017 in Raa Atoll. Stunning beach, palm trees Read More

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