My Maldives Press, April 5, 2023 – The World Sports City (WSC) has announced the development of a new project, the MANTA Surf Village, in Addu City, Maldives. The project aims to create a global surfing hub, culture, and entertainment, offering a state-of-the-art surfing experience, a biosphere reserve, a sports academy, luxury hotels, and much more.
Addu City is the southernmost city in the Maldives, comprised of six inhabited islands, and known for its natural beauty and water sports activities. With the MANTA Surf Village, Addu City is set to become a premier destination for surfing enthusiasts from around the world.
The project is supported by a consortium of international partners, including Jo Palma + Partners Corporation, Gleeds International Ltd., Thornton Tomasetti, and Alcral AG, bringing together expertise from various fields to create a truly exceptional experience.
The MANTA Surf Village by WSC will feature the latest technology to provide a world-class surfing experience. With artificial wave technology and a surf lagoon, surfers of all levels will have the opportunity to surf and practice their skills in a safe and controlled environment.
In addition to the surf village, the project will include a biosphere reserve, which will allow visitors to experience the natural beauty of the Maldives, a sports academy for surfers, and luxury hotels.
Completion of the MANTA Surf Village by WSC is expected to be completed by 2030. With the development of the MANTA Surf Village, Addu City is set to become one of the most sought-after destinations for surfing enthusiasts from around the world.
For more information, visit the WSC website at www.worldsportscity.com.
About Addu City
Addu City is the southernmost city in the Maldives, located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives, Addu Atoll. Comprised of six inhabited islands, it is the second-largest urban area in the Maldives, after the capital city, Malé. Addu City is known for its natural beauty, with lush vegetation, pristine beaches, and clear waters. The city has a rich history, having been a strategic location for the British during World War II and the site of the country’s first airstrip.
Today, Addu City is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts, with activities such as surfing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. It is home to some of the best surfing spots in the Maldives, with consistent waves throughout the year. The city also has a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxury resorts.
Addu City is well-connected to the rest of the Maldives, with regular flights from Malé to Gan International Airport, located on the island of Gan in Addu Atoll. The islands of Addu atoll are well connected by a causeway, making it easy to explore the different islands.
With the development of the MANTA Surf Village by WSC, Addu City is set to become a premier destination for surfing enthusiasts from around the world. The city’s natural beauty, combined with the world-class surfing experience offered by the MANTA Surf Village, is sure to attract visitors seeking an unforgettable surfing holiday.