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Enjoy Maldives on a budget

Is it really possible to enjoy Maldives on a budget? Five-star luxury resorts, exclusive beaches, brews, and extravagant meals is what countless people think when they imagine a holiday in Maldives. It’s difficult to believe that Maldives can be affordable when you look at those amazing pictures. The reality is however that Maldives on a budget is possible even for economical travelers and Ukulhas Island is one of the renown names among those travelers as a must place to stay in order to enjoy Maldives on a budget.

What’s great is that Ukulhas recognizes budget travelers as an industry. There are numerous expeditions and accommodations facilities all aiming the economical travel segment. So why wait…? Visit Ukulhas, Maldives and switch your inner clock to ‘Ukulhas time’: discovering the Maldives’s beautiful beaches, underwater wonders, lush vegetation and intriguing culture shouldn’t be hurried. A perfect place to relax, indulge and rejuvenate.

Ukulhas - The Island

The unrivalled beauty of Ukulhas Island makes the Maldives hotspot an unbeatable holiday destination.
Each year, visitors are stunned by its white-sand beaches, lush vegetation and turquoise seas. Of course, many — if not all — the islands that make up the Maldives can claim picturesque sunsets and waters teeming with marine life.
But Ukulhas goes beyond that, making it the perfect tourist destination.

The island is famous for its eco-friendly culture, with regular cleaning and planting programs taking place each year to keep the island looking its best. The people’s dedication to cleanliness lead to the island being presented a Green Leaf Award by the Maldivian government in 2014. Now it stands as a shining beacon to what a green way of life can achieve. Because of that the seas around Ukulhas Island have remained crystal-clear. That makes it the ideal destination to explore the Indian Ocean’s treasures — a bounty of colourful tropical fish and sea life. 

On land, Ukulhas boasts everything a traveller could want. Contemporary hotels bring unparalleled luxury while modern and traditional restaurants delight diners every night. Ukulhas Island really does have a little something for everyone. For the adventurous, there are a host of activities to keep them entertained from extreme sports to night fishing. 

For those looking to relax, there’s year-round warm weather and handsome palm trees gently swaying in the breeze to provide some shade. For an island to stand out in a place as magical as the Maldives, you know it has to be special. Ukulhas Island is certainly that. 

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Ukulhas - Location

The stunning Ukulhas Island sits on the western side of the Maldives, around 70km from the capital of Malé. 

It forms part of the Alif Alif Atoll, a collection of 33 breath-taking islands inhabited by around 6,000 people. Ukulhas Island’s enviable position in the world, right next to the equator, means it is treated to year-round gorgeous weather.

Getting there is very easy. Most tourists will fly into the capital Malé. From there it’s a short flight on a sea plane or ride in a speedboat. If you fancy taking the scenic route — and why wouldn’t you? — an inexpensive public ferry will take you to your destination. 
But, no matter how you arrive, you will be delighted with what you find. 

Ukulhas truly is a pearl in the Indian Ocean. The world class beaches, crystal clear seas and lush vegetation make Ukulhas a must for any traveller seeking paradise.
 

Ukulhas - Beach

Travellers from across the globe come to Ukulhas Island seeking beach perfection. No place in the world can quite match its turquoise-blue waters, paper-white sands and picture perfect views.
On the south side of the island is the bikini beach on which guests are free to wear Western bathing suits to soak up the rays.

The picturesque spot is one of the largest and most beautiful within the Maldives, making it the perfect to spot relax.  To make things extra special, sunbathers can take advantage of free sun beds and umbrellas. Of course, anyone who loves underwater wildlife should bring a snorkel set and watch the hub of activity taking place underneath the surface. 

Amazing coral reefs, exotic fish and even black tip sharks are just some of the wonderful wildlife that calls Ukulhas home. Ukulhas beach truly is an unmissable experience that has to be seen to be believed.
 

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Attractions & Things to do in Ukulhas, Island

Travellers from across the globe come to Ukulhas Island seeking beach perfection. No place in the world can quite match its turquoise-blue waters, paper-white sands and picture perfect views.
On the south side of the island is the bikini beach on which guests are free to wear Western bathing suits to soak up the rays.

The picturesque spot is one of the largest and most beautiful within the Maldives, making it the perfect to spot relax.  To make things extra special, sunbathers can take advantage of free sun beds and umbrellas. Of course, anyone who loves underwater wildlife should bring a snorkel set and watch the hub of activity taking place underneath the surface. 

Amazing coral reefs, exotic fish and even black tip sharks are just some of the wonderful wildlife that calls Ukulhas home. Ukulhas beach truly is an unmissable experience that has to be seen to be believed.

Whether you’re a solo traveller or coming with the whole family, Ukulhas has plenty of exciting activities to keep you entertained.
The majority of visitors to the island come to take full advantage of our stunning geography. Snorkelling, swimming and paddleboarding are a must for those who love the water.
On shore, guests can turn adventurer by exploring the island on foot or by hiring out a bike.
Of course, the beauty of Ukulhas is that you don’t have to do anything at all to enjoy yourself. Many come to relax with a book on the stunning beach and watch the world go by.
 

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Diving and Snorkeling in Ukulhas

The Alif Alif Atoll is considered one of the best dive spots on the planet, boasting unrivalled visibility and a wealth of tropical sea life.
Guests looking for an underwater adventure can take diving excursions with Dive Plus Ukulhas, a PADI-approved scuba diving company based on the island. 

The seas around Ukulhas are home to marine life that would stun even the most experienced of divers. Manta rays, sharks, turtles, tropical fish and much more all call Ukulhas’ crystal clear waters home. There really is no better place in the world to experience the magnificent wonders of the Indian Ocean.