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Island Facts:

Island Size: Length 0.950 km (0.590 mi) - Width 0.200 km (0.124 mi)
Island Population: 1,053 (including foreigners)
Distance from International Airport: 20 miles
By Boat from Male': 02.45 hrs
By Speedboat from Male': 40 min
By Domestic flight: Not available
 

Island Description

Nature of Island: Dhiffushi island is located in Kaafu Atoll (North Male’ Atoll). This naturally beautiful island is surrounded by several sandbanks and uninhabited islands and is only 20 miles from the international Airport

Dhiffushi island is located in Kaafu Atoll (North Male’ Atoll). This naturally beautiful island is surrounded by several sandbanks. Dhiffushi is a beautiful and very untouched island, surrounded by a turquoise lagoon, with pristine white sand beaches with around 900 inhabitants.

Dhiffushi is the most eastern inhabited island in the Maldives and hence the island witnesses’ sunrise first in the country. There are about six sandbanks at very close proximity to the island along with one of the best snorkeling and diving sites in the Maldives.

The island's house reef is more than 10 km (6.2 mi) long housing colorful corals, breathtaking varieties of fishes and other marine flora and fauna.

The island is famous for its hospitality and friendliness of the people while there are a variety of guesthouses run by locals along with a few guest shops opened up for business.

The island has a hospital, two mosques and public school. Currently there are three local cafes which operates from morning 6am until 11pm, seven local shops, and a few restaurants serving international menus open from morning 11am till 11:45pm. About a dozen guesthouses are in operation ever since local islands are opened up for guesthouse business.

Many new boutique and island style tourist accommodations are building in the island. There is a local soccer club and a soccer field.

Island Health Center / Hospital Detail:             Dhiffushi Health Centre 

Accomodations to Book

Classified
DHIFFUSHI INN
DHIFFUSHI INN (✸✸)
Dhiffushi
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ARAAMU HOLIDAY & SPA
ARAAMU HOLIDAY & SPA (✸✸✸✸)
Dhiffushi
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BIBEE BEACH
BIBEE BEACH (✸✸)
Dhiffushi
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RASHU HIYAA
RASHU HIYAA (✸✸✸)
Dhiffushi

Transportation to Choose

Speed Boat

Speed Boat

Speed Boat is a little fast mode of travel to the island. Equipped with L-Jackets

Speed Boat Operator:

MEE EXPRESS ALTEC - Ph 972 3072 

Boat Ferry - low budget

Boat Ferry - low budget

For budget traveler’s cheapest way is by Ferry-Boats. Strong to sea wt L-Jackets. It is adventurous too. Within few hours boat will reach to the final destination. Boat provides sitting area. Do pack S/drinks, water bot n biscuits to add joy n energy

Ferry Boat Operators: 

MTCC Ferry Boat Tkt Counter Male'

Tel:300 1463, Boat Mobile: 799 8821

 

ISLAND FERRY BOAT: UHMEEDHU:

Ph: 9121901