The northern Maldives atolls stretch from Baa atoll north up to the Haa Alifu atoll and include the atolls of Lhaviyani, Noonu and Raa. The region sees less divers than its more southerly neighbours, ensuring diving away from the crowds
Ideal for viewing: white tip reef shark, napoleon wrasse, grey reef shark, blacktip reef shark, reef manta ray
Excellent for: Resorts, Liveaboards, Learn to dive, Shore diving, Drift diving, Beach, Luxury, Snorkelling
With few resorts, a liveaboard may represent the best way to visit the pristine and unexplored atolls of the southern Maldives. Diving itineraries generally focus on Meemu, Thaa and Laama atolls and plenty of dives sites are still waiting to be discovered.
Ideal for viewing: scalloped hammerhead shark, reef manta ray, grey reef shark, whale shark, napoleon wrasse
Located on the South Ari Atoll, surrounded by white powdery sand beach, a crystal clear lagoon and a house reef for snorkelling and diving, this relaxed island paradise is perfect for a romantic break.