Top Things to Do in South Ari Atoll

09 Apr 24

A person rowing a glass-bottom kayak away from the shore of Nova Maldives

South Ari Atoll, a jewel in the Maldives’ crown, is renowned for its untouched beauty and vibrant marine life. As home to Nova Maldives, this atoll serves as a gateway to both relaxation and adventure. Here, we invite you to experience the zenith of Maldivian charm with a variety of activities designed for real connection and awe-inspiring encounters. 

Explore our top recommendations for things to do in South Ari Atoll and plan your unforgettable escape to Nova.

Dive into the Dazzling Underwater World

South Ari Atoll is a sanctuary for marine life enthusiasts, boasting some of the most mesmerising underwater experiences in the world. Home to majestic manta rays and the gentle giants of the sea, whale sharks, the waters around Nova offer snorkelling and diving adventures that are both accessible and hypnotic. Join our Aquaholics team for a guided dive or snorkelling session and witness the hypnotic dance of vivid fish and vibrant coral reefs amid the azure.

Laidback Villas

At Nova, you can choose from beachfront or overwater villas, each offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean’s shimmering blues. These tranquil retreats provide a serene environment that mirrors the pristine natural beauty surrounding them. It’s the perfect setting to relax, rejuvenate, and experience good soul days amidst inspiring surroundings.

Connect with Nature’s Serenity

For those seeking a quieter pace, South Ari Atoll offers countless ways to spark joy through its natural landscapes. Take a leisurely kayak ride to explore the atoll’s secluded corners, or join a sunset cruise for a chance to see the ocean bathed in golden hues. For a truly unique experience, book a private picnic on a deserted sandbank, where you can enjoy the solitude and beauty of nature’s artistry uninterrupted.

Engage in Cultural Immersion

Immerse yourself in Maldivian culture with a visit to local islands. Engage with the friendly locals, learn about their way of life, and discover the rich heritage of the Maldives. These cultural tours are a profound way to connect with the community and gain insights into the traditions that shape this enchanting region.

Book your good soul days now. Reach out to us at [email protected] or call +960 66 88 777 to start planning your next adventure in paradise.

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