South Ari Atoll
The Ari Atoll south is an immensely blessed spectacle of nature. Not only does it feature breathtaking pieces of mother nature, but its also home to the proud South Ari Atoll Resorts of Maldives.
Ari Atoll is one of the largest natural atolls in the Maldives. If fact, the atoll was so large that it had to be divided into two sectors. The Northern Ari Atoll and the South Ari Atoll. The Atoll is also known by locals as Alifu Dhaalu Atoll or Ari Atoll Dhekunuburi. But most tourists refer to it as South Ari Atoll.
Transfer to South Ari Atoll from Male' is an easy task. The villa international airport located on the island of Maamigili enables guests to take domestic flights from the main airport of Maldives. The resorts in South Ari Atoll even offer the convenience of a scenic seaplane transfer option as well.
The atoll is home to industrial islands, local islands, uninhabited islands, sandbanks, the reputed South Arii Atolls resorts. The islands of the atoll are rich in history, traditions, and natural wonders. Buddhist remains can be found on the island of Ariadhoo. Traditional Maldivian architecture and lacquer work can be seen throughout the surroundings of Fenfushi Island. At the southern rim of the atoll, the island of Dhigurah features one of the best beaches in the Maldives.
While the islands are undoubtedly impressive, the real gems are the South Ari Atoll resorts. LUX South Ari Atoll, Lily Beach Resort, Sun Island, and Conrad Maldives Rangali Island are some of the well-known resorts in South Ari atoll and all across the Maldives. Lush tropical island, surrounded by white sandy beaches, the resorts provide the ultimate tropical getaway destination. Discover exclusive villas, underwater restaurants, and hidden gardens. The resorts in South Ari Atoll are famous for its unique marvels that will surely provide one with an experience of a lifetime.
South Ari atoll is also one of the best places to experience whale sharks and manta rays in the Maldives. During the right season, up to 100 Manta rays along with whale sharks can be seen in the waters of South Ari Atoll. Guesthouses and resorts in South Ari Atoll both offer the chance to experience swimming with Manta Rays and Whale Sharks!