Faafu Atoll also known as North Nilandhoo Atoll is located to the south of Dhaalu Atoll. Set in between 3° 20' N and 3° 03' N latitude, Faafu Atoll in Maldives has been measured as 30 km long and 27 km wide. With a total of about 23 islands, the atoll has 5 inhabited islands with one beach resort. Nilandhoo is the capital island of the atoll. The archeological research in the capital island tells about the historical story of the land. Hindu temples were excavated by Thor Heyerdahl, which proves the fact that the island was once the place of Hindu worship.
The reefs in Faafu Atoll or North Nilandhoo Atoll have recently been discovered for diving. A great deal of exciting unspoiled dive locations awaits you here at Faafu Atoll in Maldives with profuse marine species and beautiful coral formations.
To the northeast edge of the atoll offers great diving sites.