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Island Facts:

Island Size: • Length 7.650 km (4.753 mi) • Width 0.500 km (0.311 mi)
Island Population: Around 550 (including foreigners)
Distance from International Airport: 115.06 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

Maa-lhos is a beautiful large island in baa Atoll

There are few guesthouses, shops and few Cafés on the island. Half of the island is filled with tropical trees and people live in a small area of the island. The lush vegetation accentuated with swaying palm trees make this island one of the most naturally beautiful islands in the Maldives.

Maalhos has a white sandy beach around the island and is surrounded by Crystal clear lagoon. Specially one end of the island has a huge sand bank where tourist can enjoy suntanning, swimming and snorkeling.

The island has its own private beach (Bikini Beach) where you can sun bath at ease. You can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, suntanning, fishing, walk around the island, learn about people and simply enjoy relaxing sitting on the beach at sunset.  Stay relaxed and discover the island and people

As to many other islands, Snorkeling gears and Water sport facilities are available for daily rent. In addition, there are Diving possibility for professional Divers and beginners. 

The island is surrounded by a spectacular house reef with rich flora and fauna. Baby sharks, moray eels, rays and turtles are often found on the house reef. The house reef is accessible from the beach and is perfect for snorkeling and diving. You can also find stunning sand banks which can be reached by 5 minutes speedboat ride from Maa-lhos.

Maalhos is in close proximity to Hanifaru Bay, a marine protected area famous for the sighting of manta rays and whale sharks. There are a number of dive sites located just a short boat ride away from Maalhos such as Anga Faru and Nelivaru Thila.

The charming locals, the untouched beauty and simplicity will leave you wanting to come back and will definitely make your Maldives dreams come true!

 

Island Health Center / Hospital Detail:     Maalhos Health Center

Accomodations to Book

Classified
THUNDI VILLAGE & SPA
THUNDI VILLAGE & SPA (✸✸✸)
Maalhos (Ba)

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