Maradhoo – A Tropical Aquatic Paradise

Maradhoo Island in Maldives is truly a spectacular Island with golden beaches, water snorkeling opportunities. It is famous for ship wreck diving and the sea is teeming with abundance of sharks, manta rays and turtles. This area is home to a wide variety of marine species and brilliant coral formations. The calm, clear waters make this an ideal experience for photographers and novice divers while for the more experienced, the shipwrecks and drift dives provide exciting and rewarding diving. Maradhoo also has a good house reef with plenty of varieties of fish and multi-colored corals and is a famous diving point for divers who come to Addu Atoll. It is a place in the interior atoll, before the island Maradhoo. It is truly the best one can find in Indian Ocean and is arguably the finest of Maldives resort, where one can find comfortable accommodation in hotels like PER AQUUM Niyama, located a short 45-minute sea plane ride from Malé.

Maradhoo is a larger island in Maldivian terms. Its location makes it strategically important for the atoll as the main bridging point between the main industrial island Gan and the atoll’s administrative capital Hithadhoo.It is the main fishing village in the atoll and supplies fish to nearby areas. The dining options are many with abundance of exotic fresh sea food. The kids club is the best one canfind in Indian Ocean fully equipped with many educational activities to keep the little one busy.

Maradhoo’s landscape mainly features palm trees and tropical shrubs as in other islands. It consists of small roads, close lanes, large number of closely built houses, only a few have a second floor. Green vegetation surrounds most of the housing compounds, especially coconut palm and banana trees, and is regarded as part domestic agriculture.

Thus, Maradhoo Island in Maldives; must for tourists who seek an exotic holiday in the sandy beaches with shallow crystal clear water teeming with colourful and exotic marine life to delight one’s senses.


Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


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