Charming Holiday Lodge is a relaxing and enjoyable hide away in southern most Atoll of Maldives. Just an hour flight from Male' International airport and 1 hour 30 minutes from Colombo Sri Lank to Gan international airport. And 15 minutes speed boat ride from Gan International airport.
This holiday retreat is loved so much by our visitors because of its easy access unique service and friendly atmosphere. No matter what your budget is, you can choose a stunning, enjoyable place to stay for your holiday .
The modern 4 rooms boast all of the facilities you’d expect from an island getaway. You may choose to stay a single, twin or double bed. Hot/cold water and regular housekeeping service is provided. You can enjoy our free wireless internet to keep in touch with your family and friends while you are basking in the beauty of your Maldivian holiday with our historic land of Meedhoo.
The name says it all
The place is ideal for couples looking for a calm, quite and relaxing hideaway. It is also ideal for family stays, group traveling who are interested in exploring Asian culture with sun and sand. You can also enjoy fishing and other range of great fun excursions with BBQ s.
The land of scholars
According to some old texts Meedhoo is 2,500 years old. The island is also the very first to embrace to Islam. Despite of its small population and distant from the capital city Male', Meedhoo remained an influential part in Maldivian affairs. With a rich history and having a number of great scholars Meedhoo can be known as the university town of Maldives.
Addu probably has the largest population in serving tourism industry since its inception in the Maldives.
Charming Holiday Lodge is managed and operated by one of the most experienced group of people who served in the Maldivian tourism industry for more than 15 years. Most of them has worked an international brand hotel chains in Maldives and abroad. We bring you the best and give you the finest from the city of Addu and the Maldives.
ADDU ATOLL- ADDU CITY
With its rich history of the British naval base during the World War II, Addu City offers visitors an abundance of activities in the City. The pristine natural environment unique to only Addu varies from bird watching to observing sunsets at the Southern most point in the Maldives. Addu City has the perfect balance of increasing urban life and the unique natural environments and offers a variety of locations for guesthouse development.
Addu City is the second largest atoll in the country. Gan International Airport, initially a military base developed by the Royal Navy is a fully functioning international airport today. Regular flights operate between GIA and Male’ and other domestic airports. Three main islands are connected by paved modern roads and public ferries, private boats for hire are available to travel to other islands nearby . Addu City also offers a wide range of small shops and supermarkets operated by the local community.
The people of Addu City have always played a large role in the development of the Maldivian tourist industry, thus benefiting the local community with a wide range of skills, human resources and experience in the hospitality sector.
Unlike other atolls of Maldives, Addu Atoll or Addu City possesses a natural anchorage within the atoll basin, as the atoll is land-locked with large islands surrounding the atoll. This results in a natural harbor that is very calm and safe for sea vessels at all times, and is not affected by seasonal changes. The atoll possesses four channels, which lead into the inside.In the north are the Kuda Kandu and Maa Kandu in the south,the Gan Kandu and the broad Villingili Kandu is to the southeast.
There are unique features in the islands of Addu Atoll.The islands are protected from the storms and high waves of the Indian Ocean by barrier reefs. Coconut palms, the national tree, are able to grow almost everywhere on the Islands. There are small lakes, wetlands, and marshy taro fields in the islands that are unique. Also, White tern known as the "dhondheeni" by Adduans gives the Atoll a uniqueness as it is found only in Addu Atoll in Maldives.
Addu Atoll also possesses particularly rich whale and dolphin fauna. A great diversity of species has been found there. Addu Atoll is the only area in the Maldives that was not affected by the 1998 global coral bleaching. The south of the Maldives was spared from the “too warm” major ocean currents (El Niño); the bright and healthy corals start at the top of giris and thilas (about 1 meter [3 ft] under the surface) and slope down with the reef to a depth of 30 meters (98 ft) or more.