Vattaru Atoll: An egg shaped piece of land
Imagine a scene… an egg shaped piece of land amidst blue sea with loads of greenery. Is it not an ideal place to explore the beauty of nature…. If you think on the same lines, you have to take the Vattaru Atoll of the Republic of Maldives in consideration. Vattaru Atoll is popularly known as Falhu Atoll. This atoll is situated next to the channel called Vattaru Kandu.
Vattaru Kandu is the best place for the divers. Infact, this channel is on the wish list of divers from all over the world.
Talking about the geography of the Vattaru Atoll, it is an egg shaped reef. Vattaru Atoll is one of the smallest atolls of the Republic of Maldives. It does not have much to offer to the tourists except the scenic beauty. However the adjacent areas of the place have a lot to offer in terms of the scenic beauty and the travel experience as well. This atoll comprises of just one small islet. This islet is uninhabited and bushy.
The depth of the inner lagoon of the Vattaru atoll lies between 12 to 20 fathoms which is approximately 22 to 37 m. The bottom of this atoll is sandy.
It is worth mentioning here that the Republic of Maldives is a country of atolls. This island country is divided into several natural and administrative atolls. The government of the country has divided the country into atolls to facilitate the convenience of administration.