Baa Atoll - Atolls Page

Baa Atoll

Located just north of the Kaashidhoo-Kandhoo channel, the Baa Atoll is an administrative division that consists of three separate natural atolls; the southern Maalhosmadulu Atoll, the Fasduthere Atoll, and the smaller Goifulhafehendhu Atoll. This administrative division is comprised of 75 islands. It houses 16 resorts as well as 46 guesthouses. In 2011, the Baa Atoll was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It boasts one of the largest groups of coral reefs and is home to globally significant biodiversity. These coral reefs support a high diversity of reef animals. Hundreds of coral species, thousands of reef and reef-associated fish species, marine turtles, manta rays, magnificent whale sharks, and seabirds. This includes endangered species such as the green turtle, hawksbill turtle, Napoleon wrasses and the tawny nurse shark. Marine marvels are an integral part of the Maldivian experience. Holidaying in the Baa Atoll gives guests unfiltered access to Hanifaru Bay, the atoll's protected marine park. From May to November, it comes alive with plankton, which attracts the majestic manta rays and whale sharks to feed and play in the turquoise waters. The numerous dive centres provide prime access to the biosphere reserve, allowing guests to get up close and personal to the largest manta ray gathering in the world.
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The Nautilus Beach & Ocean Houses Maldives
The Nautilus is your luxury bohemian hideaway in the Maldives. A highly personalised, immensely private luxury resort in Maldives with 26 beach and ocean houses where every experience is tailored to you.
Vakkaru Maldives
Lies within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives is a secluded reef island blessed with timeless ocean views, powder-soft, brilliant white sands, deep blue holes and a house reefs with unique marine biodiversity. A scenic 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport transports you into this idyllic paradise intuitively designed for guests seeking timeless experiences.
Amilla Maldives
Amilla Maldives is a naturally lush paradise, interwoven with verdant walking trails and white sand beaches unspoiled by construction.
Finolhu Maldives Resort
Finolhu is one of the best beach resorts in the Maldives. It stretches across four islands and its beaches are about two kilometers long, the name Finolhu means Sand Bank. Tropical plants line the sandy paths of the main island like in a botanical garden. As a guest, you immerse yourself in different worlds, and not just underwater. With its 125 private villas and four restaurants.
Soneva Fushi
The spacious luxury villas at Soneva Fushi are hidden among dense foliage on a private island in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is a 30-minute seaplane transfer from Male' International Airport.