Travel to Ari Atoll

Explore the natural beauty and charm of the Maldives 

Which way should I travel to Ari?

Which way should I travel to Ari?

When embarking on a journey to the picturesque Ari Atoll in the Maldives, choosing the right transportation adds an extra layer of excitement to your travel experience. Whether you prefer the wind in your hair, leisurely cruise through the stunning surroundings, or to tick off a flight above the islands from your bucket list, each mode of transportation adds something new and unique to your Maldives’ experience. 

Speedboat: Let the Salty Breeze Rejuvenate You

For those thrill-seekers craving the exhilaration of the open sea, the speedboat is the perfect choice. With the salty tang of the sea whipping around you and the rush of waves beneath you, this mode of transportation not only gets you to Ari Atoll efficiently but also provides a dose of adrenaline. The thrill of the journey becomes a part of the overall adventure. There are many speedboat options including speedboat ferries, or shared and private speedboats offering comfortable and convenient journeys from the airport to your chosen destination in Ari. 


For those who prefer to have a charter experience, luxury yacht transfers are also available, catering to all your needs as you sail your way across the mesmerising panorama of the Maldivian horizon.  

Ferry dhoni: Slow & Steady Seaside Serenity

If you’re someone who prefers a more leisurely pace and want to soak in the beauty of the Maldivian seascape, the traditional Maldivian dhoni is the ideal choice. MTCC’s public ferry boats run from Male’ City to your favourite islands in Ari atoll throughout the week at different times. 


Meandering through the crystal-clear waters, a dhoni ride offers a relaxed and immersive experience, allowing you to appreciate the surrounding islands and marine life at a gentle pace. If you are lucky, a friendly pod of dolphins may join you along the way!

Photo by: Villa air  

Domestic Flight: Tranquil & Swift

For a quicker arrival at Ari Atoll, you might consider a domestic flight. Villa Air ensures that each traveller has a relaxing and enjoyable flight experience. You can travel directly from Velana International Airport to the Villa International Airport Maamigili, arriving at your desired destination in Ari in a short period of time. Soaring above the crystal clear waters of the Maldives, the flight offers you a breathtaking aerial view of the Maldivian islands, undoubtedly creating a unique and unforgettable experience.

Seaplane: A Bird's-Eye View

For the ultimate scenic transportation, a seaplane ride offers a literal bird’s-eye view of the Maldivian archipelago. Trans Maldivian offers you the perfect scenic getaway from Velana International Airport to your destination in Ari atoll. As you glide above the Maldivian atolls and coral reefs, the panoramic vistas unfold beneath you. The seaplane journey becomes an adventure of its own, setting the tone for the tropical getaway that awaits you at Ari Atoll. You can find more information about the resorts that Trans Maldivian fly to in North Ari atoll and South Ari atoll on their website.  

Photo by: tma 

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