Located northwest of the Maldives atoll chain, the Baa Atoll is designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, an indication of the rich biodiversity of Maldives. Baa Atoll consists of 75 islands of which 13 are inhabited while the remaining 57 islands are uninhabited.
Baa Atoll is known as one of the best diving and snorkeling destinations in Maldives. It is home to the famous Hanifaru Bay, a must-visit if you love snorkeling with manta rays and whale sharks.
When to visit
The Maldives enjoys a warm tropical climate making it a year-round destination. Temperature ranges between 23° to 32°C. Monsoon season (southwest) is between May to December.
- See the largest gatherings of manta rays worldwide in Hanifaru Bay.
- Feel the beach vibe and party it up on Finolhu Island.
- Take on an exciting and challenging dive at Baiypolhi Mas and meet the resident batfish and sharks.
- Explore the submerged pinnacles and overhangs of the mysterious Rainbow Caves.
- Conquer the narrow swim-through at Dhonfanu Thila.
- Hunt for exquisite lacquered wooden boxes in Thulhaadhoo.
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Some popular Baa Atoll Packages
Revel in harmony with nature, enhanced by the 5-star services of Heritance Aarah, one of the finest luxury resorts in Maldives. Spend your holiday wrapped up in the comfort of your private Beach Villa featuring a direct beach access and a spacious open-air veranda dressed in nature's true hues.
Experience the ultimate Maldivian holiday at the beautiful Adaaran Select Meedhupparu with our all-inclusive, 7-night package.
Indulge into carefree and sun-soaked Maldives holiday with our all-inclusive, 7-night package.
Experience the game-changing features of 5-star Kandima Maldives during your relaxing holiday in the luxurious island destination.
Unwind in 5-star luxury with this premium, all-inclusive package at the award winning Lily Beach Resort & Spa in Maldives. Immerse yourself in the luxurious facilities of Lily Beach surrounded by pristine beaches and lush tropical vegetation.
Immerse yourself in complete tranquility at the stunning, 5-star Anantara Veli Resort Maldives Resort with our 7-night package. Considered to be one of the best, adults-only resorts in Maldives in 2019, Anantara Veli ensures your Maldives vacation will be a memorable one with its iconic overwater bungalows, myriad of restaurants, and exhilarating water sports activities.
Wake up to sunny days, blue skies and crystal clear ocean with our upscale package to Finolhu Maldives, a 5-star luxury resort situated in the UNESCO-listed Baa Atoll biosphere reserve.