If you have heard about the Maldives islands, then there’s no way you missed hearing this name, “Fuvahmulah Biosphere Reserve”. But there are other names that this destination goes by including the shark island, wetland paradise and even the happiest place on earth. The island of Fuvahmulah, beautifully located in the South of Maldives, is the country's only single island administrative atoll and is one of the largest islands in the Maldives.
During October 2020, Fuvahmulah and Addu City became the second and third site in Maldives to be declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, after B. Atoll, which was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2011. It was said that these two locations received the title as both have several locations where the nature shows its best side and needs to be protected. And as for Fuvahmulah, there are many reasons why this pace is one of the most impressive, unique islands you’ll ever visit in your life.
The atoll boasts the most diverse coral ecosystems in the country with its healthy habitats and unique coral sand beach formations. It’s not only famous for its unmatched natural beauty, but also for its rich heritage. There are many treasures to be discover on this island, both over and under the water. It is said that the locals here maintain a life in harmony with nature and many focuses on protecting local medicinal practices.
From some rad surfing to Asia’s hottest shark diving spot to dive with tiger sharks, be ready for an adventure of a lifetime. And if you’re looking for a place to stay, Endhaa, Divers Home has wonderful reviews by those who already stayed at the guesthouse.
Photos: Visit Fuvahmulah