Hangnaameedhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Ari Atoll, belonging to the Alif Dhaalu Atoll administrative division. The island is 71.29 km (44 mi; 38 nmi) southwest of the country's capital, Malé.
As of January 2020 there are 12 guest house in Hangnaameedhoo. The guest houses provide the island with direct employment, and many other indirect economic benefits to the island. Most guest houses are funded by direct investments by local residents of the island.
Guest houses provide various excursions, including: whale shark watching, manta rays, off island snorkeling, fishing, scuba diving, sand bank and picnic island visiting (including overnight staying).