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Shaviyani Atoll
Written by Deekshitha Reddy on November 16, 2022 Share on

Shaviyani Atoll – Everything You Need to Know

Maldives is a tropical island and is one of the most loved and sought after tourist destination. It is an exotic island, nestled in the Indian Ocean and lies southwest of Sri Lanka. Getting to Maldives is as exciting as exploring the island country. Imagine flying just above the turquoise blue water with a fantabulous view of tiny islands stretching across the Indian Ocean. Oh, and not to mention the landing strip is just as beautiful as the view from above. Exhilarating right? Maldives as a destination is known for its striking coral reefs and the luxurious properties housed on various Atolls. Speaking of which, the Shaviyani Atoll is one of them. Let’s now see what this Atoll has got to offer and to get there.

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The Shaviyani Atoll

Shaviyani Atoll
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The Shaviyani Atoll is the most tranquil and pleasant of all Atolls in Maldives. It certainly would be the perfect retreat for anyone looking to escape the crowd and chaos. This is because the Shaviyani Atoll houses only a few properties and is undisturbed by development. The JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa and the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi are the two among the most luxurious and popular resorts in Maldives. These two resorts are found in the Shaviyani Atoll, hence making it an ideal getaway.

How to reach the Shaviyani Atoll?

Shaviyani Atoll
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If you’re wondering how to get to the resorts on these islands, here you go. There are three main modes of transfers in Maldives. The Speedboat, Seaplane and the Domestic flight transfers. For resorts located within 30 to 35 minutes from the Male airport, speedboat transfers are ideal and would be provided by the resorts. For properties that take more than 35 minutes to reach from the airport, seaplane or domestic flight transfers would be provided by the resorts. Therefore, you will have to take the sea plane transfer or the domestic flight transfer to get to the Shaviyani Atoll as it is located 55 minutes away from the Male airport.

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Where is the Shaviyani Atoll Located?

Maldives as we all know, is an archipelago and therefore, the Shaviyani Atoll is a part of the northern group of islands. It is located almost 270 kilometres away from the Male airport. The Shaviyani Atoll is an administrative division of Maldives. Geographically speaking, the Shaviyani Atoll is a part of the Thiladhunmathi and the Miladhunmadulu great Atoll. With an area of more than 1,400 square miles, this great Atoll is deemed to be the world’s biggest natural coral atoll formation.

Little Bit About the Best Resorts in the Shaviyani Atoll

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Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

The Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is a recent addition to the list of luxury properties. It has an astounding mix of opulent villas to offer. The picturesque water villas in Maldives and beach villas offer magnificent private pools where you can drown in privacy and explore the secret land. The Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is located on the western rim of the Shaviyani Atoll. This resort flaunts its innate exotic marine environment. Besides the marine life, it also exhibits its white crystal like sand and clear turquoise water. Surrounded with a stunning view, you will feel as though you’re exploring the unexplored as the resort is free from all the havoc. Imagine travelling during the non-peak season where not many travellers are found and you almost get to have the resort to yourself during the say. Doesn’t that sound exciting? Well, if you’re lucky that could happen.

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is located on Vagaru, a beautiful island in the Shaviyani Atoll. This resort would be an ideal getaway for families and couples. The crescent-shaped island, offers unequalled luxury in a glorious location coupled with striking and elegant villas that are some of the finest in Maldives. These luxurious villas are spacious and offer splendid private pools. The resort also offers delectable cuisines that spans from classic Asian to Italian wood-fired culinary. As the name suggests, not to mention, the resort has a luxurious spa as well. Now, wouldn’t this make for a perfect retreat?

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Are you unable to choose between the two resorts? Well, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Head to the Pickyourtrail website to come across some exciting and explicit Maldives holiday packages. You could also customise your dream honeymoon with the help of our Maldives honeymoon package. On that note, Happy Exploring!

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