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Laamu Atoll

Ultimate guide (August 2023)
Laamu is a remote atoll in the south of Maldives. This is a rather unusual atoll for Maldives, since almost all islands are linked in a chain by bridges, or located relatively close to each other. So you won't be locked on a single island, since most of the islands can be easily accessed as an island hopping route. Surprise, but the best island is the main local island of Gan Laamu. There are also two good private islands, though not very notable by the Maldivian standards. The most interesting uninhabited islets are Bokaifushi (1.998812, 73.534213), Vadinolhu (2.017050, 73.358994) and Olhutholhu (1.788662, 73.352255). There are also other islands and sandbanks being pretty nice as well, though not so famous. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]
This island ranks #2 of the "Best atolls in the Maldives"
Rating: 9.2 - 309 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 1.947888, 73.416669
See also: Best islands in Laamu Atoll

Hotels [edit]

The main accommodation options in Laamu atoll are Reveries Diving Village on the local Gan Laamu island (from US$90 per night), as well as upscale island resorts of Six Senses Laamu (from US$900 per night) and Rahaa Resort (from US$200 per night).

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Maldives international airport (MLE). Next fly to local Kadhdhoo airport (KDO). Cost of domestic flight Male-Kadhdhoo-Male is US$230 for adult or US$180 for child (below 12 years old).

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When to go [edit]

The best time to relax in the atoll of Laamu is a dry season in the winter half of the year.

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