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Island Facts:

Island Size: Length 2.825 km (1.755 mi) - Width 1.025 km (0.637 mi)
Island Population: 2,441 (including foreigners)
Distance from International Airport: 86.42 km (53.70 mi)
By Boat from Male': around 05 hours
By Speedboat from Male': Around 01 hour 15 minutes or 02 hours
By Domestic flight: Not available
 

Island Description

Kaashidhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll.It is located at the northern tip of Malé atoll and is the fifth biggest island in the entire Maldivian archipelago. Kaashidhoo is well known for its wealth in coconut trees

Kaashidhoo (lit: the land of coconut) lies 88 km north of Male’, roughly in the middle of a channel known as ‘Kaashidhoo Kandu’; the fifth largest island and is blesses with wealth of coconut trees. Kaashidhoo with its vast land and rich soils make it one of the Maldives islands famed for agriculture. Almost every family owns a farm land and bulk of fruits and vegetables sold on Male’ fruit market are products directly from Kaashidhoo.

Kaashidhoo Island is very big. Lots of trees and with beach all around. If you like to enjoy beach and trees wild island life Kaashidhoo island is best. You won’t feel any boring as the island is large and lot to explore. You can visit friendly local houses and buy local fruits and vegetables. Local fruits are so yummy, specially mango & guava. The island main economy is Agriculture farming like water melon, chili, cucumber, lettuce..etc.

Kaashidhoo, naturally a single island atoll, separated from the chain of Male atoll by a channel, served shelter for vessels from further north on their way to Male or to the respective island. Kaashodhoo channel detaching Male’ atoll and Lhaviyani atoll, over the years was relied by fishermen in surrounding islands for their livelihood. It is a proven fun ride passing the channel and sighting varieties of fishes living in the vast channel with dolphins and flying fish trailing your passage.

Island Health Center / Hospital Detail:     Kaashidhoo Health Center

Accomodations to Book

Classified
K.INN
K.INN (✸✸✸)
Kaashidhoo
Classified
PALM REST
PALM REST (✸✸✸)
Kaashidhoo

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:

MAIDHOO SPEED: Ph 969 1559 

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

 

MANFAA BOAT: Ph 989 1452