02 Feb 2014
February 2, 2014

Maldives Islands With a Sea Wall


Maldives Islands With a Sea Wall

Maldives islands with a sea wall can be either 3* or 5*. The sea walls are there to prevent the erosion of the beach by the sea. Maldives islands with a sea wall - groynesFor a few islands the wall surrounds them completely. For other Maldives islands with a sea wall the wall is only around a part of the island. Some of the walls are nicely done, to mix in with the nature of the islands, so you are almost not aware of them. The alternative to a sea wall is for the Maldives islands to use sandbags. These are placed strategically around the islands to prevent the sand on the beach eroding. Some guests think these are more unsightly than the sea walls.

Due to climate change and rising sea levels, more than half of the islands are eroding at an alarming rate. Malé was the first island to be surrounded by a wall. The wall reduced the vulnerability of Malé, which is a mile long and houses one third of the country’s population.  Maldives Islands with a sea wall use them to protect the beaches, rather than people and housing. If as tourists we want to keep the Maldives and not see them destroyed by the ocean waves, then the sea walls are what we will have to put up with, in order to protect paradise.

Maldives Islands with a sea wall are:

Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi
Adaaran Select Meedhuparu
Adaaran Prestige Water Villas (on   Meedhuparu)
Atmosphere Kanifushi
Chaaya Lagoon Hakuraa Huraa
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo
Coco Bodu Hithi
Cocoa Island
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Constance Halaveli
Constance Moofushi
Lily Beach
LUX* Maldives
Olhuveli Beach
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon


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2 Responses to Maldives Islands With a Sea Wall
  1. […] the meantime, to protect the islands from rising sea levels and erosion of the beaches sea walls have been built, completely and partially, around some of the islands. The first to get a sea wall was Malé, the […]

  2. […] regardless of whether they are 3* or 5* resorts. Those that don’t use sandbags usually have a sea wall to help prevent the erosion from the waves. You can not stop nature. The resorts do what they can […]


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