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Stay on the southern island of Fuvahmulah and not only enjoy the uniqueness of this Maldives Island but return home and amaze your friends with your Maldivian menu! Combining the opportunity to learn how to cook traditional Maldivian food with discovering the culture and tradition of the Maldives as well as plenty of time to enjoy the things for which the Maldives is renowned. Fuvahmulah is the nearest atoll to the Equator and the first atoll in the Southern Hemisphere!
This is the latest addition to Viluxer Hotels. Located close to the famous Thoondu beach and offering ten rooms, including two suites, Viluxer Veyli is the perfect place from which to explore Fuvahmulah. Offering full services and facilities for a great holiday experience and a comfortable, relaxing holiday destination, complete with large garden and private sunbathing. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, and ceiling fans and are equipped with TV, safe, tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary bottled water, beach towels, mini bar (chargeable), hairdryer and toiletries.
Fuvahmulah is the nearest atoll to the Equator and the first atoll in the Southern Hemisphere; it has many distinctive features which make it quite unique. It is a one-island atoll and the second largest island in the Maldives (if not for land reclamation). It includes a diverse range of habitats ranging from tropical woodlands and wetlands to freshwater lakes, well-vegetated marshland areas, white sandy beaches of different variations and pebble texture, plus gravel beaches and fertile agricultural lands greater in area than any other island in the Maldives.
The two freshwater lakes in the island, plus the many number of swamps and marshland areas give habitat to different plant and animal species not found anywhere else in the Maldives. The wetland areas of Fuvahmulah are mostly made up of dense vegetation of different kinds ranging from ferns to reeds traditionally used for weaving mats to an abundance of water spinach. Plant varieties include mango, pineapple, ccrewpine, banana trees, and many more. Fuvahmulah is also home to farmland areas where locals grow different crops such as cucumber, tomato, carrot, cabbage, pepper, capsicum, eggplant, and ladies' fingers which makes Fuvahmulah the ideal destination for a culinary holiday!
The traditional food of the Maldivians is based around fish, specifically tuna, chilli, and coconuts; while white rice and roshi, a flour based flat-bread, are staple items. Fish is normally smoked, fired, barbecued, or roasted. Pork products are strictly prohibited. When eating on local islands, it is worth noting that Maldivians traditionally eat with their fingers; therefore, food is not always served piping hot. Tap water is perfectly safe for brushing your teeth; however, you are advised to drink bottled or boiled water. All food on local islands is halal.
Arrive at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE). Secret Paradise will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.
A number of airlines provide direct and indirect flights to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) from most international departure airports. As your plane breaks through the clouds revealing the emerald islands below, prepare for one of the most exciting flying experiences. The runway of Hulhule’ airport runs parallel to the shore, creating an adrenalin rush for a second when it makes you think that the plane is landing on water. Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) is just fifteen minutes from Male. The airport is small, but well-equipped with souvenir and duty-free shops, restaurants, medical facilities, and provides banking and postal services.