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How to get to Laamu Atoll in Maldives

Updated: Dec 13, 2023

Hey, adventurers! Ready for a new trip to paradise? Today we are going to tell you how to get to the incredible Laamu Atoll in the beautiful Maldives. Get ready for a trip full of sun, beach and crystal clear waters. Here we go!

Requirements to get to the Maldives

  1. Passport and visa: You will need a valid passport with at least six months validity from your departure date. Also, for most countries, a visa is not required if your stay in the Maldives does not exceed 30 days. However, it is important to check the specific requirements according to your nationality before traveling.

  2. Imuga: Both when entering and leaving the country, you have to fill out the document online on the website ( of the Maldives government. We talk more in the post about imuga.

  3. Travel insurance: Although it is not a mandatory requirement, it is highly recommended to obtain travel insurance that covers medical expenses, cancellations and any eventuality during your stay in the Maldives. This will give you peace of mind and protection in case of any unforeseen event.

  4. Booking accommodation: Before you travel to Laamu Atoll, make sure you have booked your accommodation at a local hotel. Most hotels offer accommodation and transportation packages from Male to Laamu. Please check your booking details including transportation from Kadhdhoo airport to the resort.

  5. Environmental awareness: In the Maldives, there is a strong commitment to protecting the environment and conserving marine ecosystems. When visiting Laamu, tourists are expected to respect and follow the established guidelines to protect the natural environment. Avoid leaving waste, do not damage coral reefs and respect marine life.

Remember that these are just some of the most common requirements, but it is always important to check the specific requirements based on your situation and nationality. You can get updated information through the Maldivian embassies or consulates in your country or by consulting the official tourism websites.

A commercial flight going to Maldives
Flight to Maldives


The first step is to reach Malé, the capital of the Maldives. From there, you will need to take a domestic flight to Laamu Atoll.

When planning your trip to Laamu Atoll, it is recommended that the hotel arrange domestic flights from Male to the atoll. This is because many hotels have special agreements with local airlines and can get cheaper fares and coordinate flight times to coincide with international flights.

By choosing to have your hotel book your domestic flights, you can take advantage of several advantages. First of all, you are likely to get more competitive rates and special discounts when you book the complete package, which includes the flight and accommodation. In addition, the hotel will arrange transfers between Kadhdhoo airport and the resort in Laamu Atoll, giving you comfort and peace of mind during your trip.

Upon arrival at Male airport, simply look for the hotel desk or representative, who will assist you with check-in and advise you of domestic flight details. From Malé, you will take a short flight of approximately 45 minutes to the island of Kadhdhoo, which is the main island of Laamu Atoll.

During the flight, you will be able to enjoy stunning views from the plane, as the Maldives is known for its crystal clear waters and natural beauty. Make sure you have your camera ready to capture these incredible landscapes from above.

Once at Kadhdhoo airport, hotel staff will meet you and guide you to your transfer that will take you directly to your Laamu Atoll resort. Generally, these transfers are in speedboats or vans, and the hotel will take care of coordinating the entire process so that your arrival is smooth and hassle-free.

In summary, by opting for the hotel to book your domestic flights, you will be able to obtain benefits such as cheaper rates, schedule coordination and convenient transfers. This will allow you to enjoy a hassle-free experience and will ensure that your international flights and domestic flights match up perfectly.

Get ready to fly to the paradise of Laamu Atoll for an unforgettable Maldives adventure!

Flight time is approximately 45 minutes and the views from the plane are spectacular. Get your camera ready!

Transfer to the Hotel:

Once in Kadhdhoo, it's time to head to your hotel in Laamu Atoll. Generally, hotels organize transfers in speedboats or vans, depending on the distance and location. These transfers are usually included in the resort package, so you don't have to worry about a thing. Just relax and enjoy the ride. When you book with us we will take care of everything.

Don't forget to explore the local culture while you're in

And that's it, fellow travelers! I hope this guide has given you an idea of how to get to Laamu Atoll in the Maldives and what to expect during your trip. Remember to pack your bathing suit, sunscreen, and of course, your adventurous spirit. See you in paradise!


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