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Island Facts:

Island Size: • Length 1.22 km (0.76 mi) • Width 0.60 km (0.37 mi)
Island Population: 2,658 (including foreigners)
Distance from International Airport: 113.62 km
By Boat from Male': Cargo Ferry takes around 8 hours to reach the island & is the lowest means of transport available
By Speedboat from Male': Around 02 hours 30 minutes
By Domestic flight: 20 min from Int’l Aport to Dharavandhoo Aport & then around 30 to 40 min by ferry
 

Island Description

Eydhafushi is the capital of Baa atoll and the focal point of transportation to Malé.  

Eydhafushi Island is famous for textile making and weaving. In the past, fishing was the major income generator for the local people. However, the tourism industry has grown in the area at an immense rate and many people are now engaging in Tourism sector. There are few holiday lodges where visitors can stay and spend their holiday. The island is also famous for its traditional Saturday Soup

Eydhafushi has more than 20 shops and markets that serve the island population along with the whole atoll population. These include food and consumer product stores. Cafes’ and Restaurants serving local and international dishes

Eydhafushi is located in Baa Atoll. Baa Atoll is highly biodiverse environment is home to the world’s seventh largest coral reef. More than 250 types of corals are found in the Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve, sustaining about 1,200 species of fish. You’ll likely spot parrot-fish, butterfly-fish, angel-fish, clown-fish, wrasses, marine turtles, moray eels, manta rays, groupers, whale sharks, and dolphins. Some threatened and endangered species found in the waters of the atoll include green turtles, hawksbill turtles, Napoleon wrasses, and tawny nurse sharks.

A wide range of activities are at the mercy of the visitor ranging from suntanning, swimming, snorkeling, morning & night fishing trips and diving etc

 

Island Health Center / Hospital Detail:     Eydhafushi Atoll Hospital

Accomodations to Book

Transportation to Choose

Speed Boat

Speed Boat

Speed Boat is a little fast mode of travel to the island. Equipped with L-Jackets. A small bottle of Water & vomiting bag will be provided on board

Boat Ferry - low budget

Boat Ferry - low budget

For budget traveler’s cheapest way is by Fiber-Boats (Cargo-Ferry). Strong to sea wt L-Jackets. It is adventure & for couples it can be a rom- journey as it travel thru atolls - enjoy watching mnight waves, sunrise n morning mist. Boat provides sleeping area in gen-compart where fan or AC fixed. Some serve free Local food wt free juice/coffee. Do pack S/drinks, water bot n biscuits to add joy n energy. Rem to bring anti-vomit tab incase

Domestic Flight

Domestic Flight

A comfortable and convenient way to travel to distant local island is by Domestic flight