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Veligandu, Maldives

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About Veligandu

This small tropical island offers authentic barefoot comfort and a crystal clear lagoon.The glorious long sandbank after which the island is named – Veligandu means ‘sandbank’ in Maldivian – can be found on the southern end of the island, and the best snorkelling on the house reef can be found off here too


Attractions Near Veligandu

Rasdhoo
Rasdhoo4.46km from Veligandu

Rasdhoo Island is one of the most popular destinations for diving in Maldives. The island is located in Alif Alif Atoll 56 km west from Male. It is a haven for snorkeling and diving. The island is affordable to stay at.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives5.29km from Veligandu

Kuramathi Maldives is 1.8 km in length and tapers to a pristine stretch of white sandbank, lending a dramatic quality to the idyllic surroundings of turquoise lagoons, tropical jungle and flora.

Thoddoo
Thoddoo16.57km from Veligandu

Thoddoo island is perfect for travelers who wish not just lay in some fancy resort but rather to explore Maldives with their local people, food, activities, etc. Thoddoo is a fairly large island by Maldivian standards – about 2 x 1 km. Moreover, a third of the island is reserved for farms, another third is the village, and the rest is the jungle.

Ukulhas
Ukulhas18.77km from Veligandu

This gorgeous island has become a backpacker favourite in recent years, with over a dozen hotels and guesthouses opening, direct speedboat connections to Airport and a super bikini beach on the island's south side. The island has a population of about 1200 people and it is very tourist friendly and clean.

Baros Maldives
Baros Maldives46.1km from Veligandu

Baros Maldives is a small island close to Male' city set in a turquoise lagoon with villas secluded in palm-shaded glades by a white sandy beach or perched.Stay in elegance in Villas created from timber and sandstone, poised and peaceful over a translucent lagoon, or nestled discreetly among exotic blooms by the beach.

Ari Atoll
Ari Atoll50.23km from Veligandu

Ari Atoll is one of the natural atolls of the Maldives. It is one of the biggest atolls and is located in the west of the archipelago.There are more than 20 islands in the Atoll designated for tourist resorts. Each island resort is self-contained with accommodation and recreational facilities such as tennis court. Scuba diving is the most popular tourist activity in the Maldives.

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Maldives
Maldives
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Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 515,696 inhabitants. With an average ground-level elevation of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the world's lowest country, with even its highest natural point being one of the lowest in the world, at 5.1 metres (17 ft).

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