Alifu Atoll (North Ari Atoll) discount hotels and resorts.
The Alifu Atoll lies between the latitude 4° 27' N and 3° 55' N. Located at a distance of 45 km from 'Kaafu Atoll' there are 18 islands which have been inhabited with a population of around 10000. The main occupation of the natives includes weaving sails, collecting and carving corals.
The natives of this atoll are well known for their diving skills. They more are underwater than above. The Source of economy for this island is its high production of coconuts The next zone to venture into tourism after North Male' atoll, Alifu Atoll has 27 resorts in all and has provided the natives with a new source of income. The preferred mode of transport for accessing the resorts is by speedboat and seaplane.
One of the largest atolls in Maldives, the Ari Atoll is 80 kms long and 30 kms wide. The natural beauty of the Ari atoll has led to it being the most well-developed tourist zone in Maldives.