Just next to the equator, Huvadhu Atoll is the largest atoll in the world by island numbers; 255 islands just in this atoll! Faresmaathoda Island located on the southern tip of the atoll, is home to 3500 people. The island has a local council administration and is governed under the Maldivian law. With fishing being the main income generator, you will meet many a fishermen coming home with the catch of the day as the sun sets on the horizon. The island produces banana, papaya and coconut for home use and resale. The island community is friendly and respectful towards the guests.