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Maafushi island - Things to Know Before Visiting

Unnamed Road, Maafushi, Maldives

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About Maafushi island

Maafushi is a small island.It is also the best budget island in the Maldives. Occupying just over 1 KM and 265 meters in width, it is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll and the largest of the local islands.There are so many stays and also there are so many things to see and stroll around.


Attractions Near Maafushi island

Biyadhoo
Biyadhoo4.25km from Maafushi island

A beautiful location where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature. Biyadhoo is blessed with lush tropical vegetation and famed to have the best house reef in the Maldives. Popular among the diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. Located in South Male Atoll, the island of Biyadhoo offers a fascinating glimpse of the simple, yet breath-taking beauty of Maldives.

South Malé Atoll
South Malé Atoll8.13km from Maafushi island

A protected marine area, South Ari Atoll is famous for its year-round whale shark sightings.

Hulhumale
Hulhumale30.5km from Maafushi island

A man-made island with stunning beaches and lively culture. The artificial island is being built up by pumping sand from the sea floor, in order to meet the existing and future housing. The island is connected via a causeway to the airport island Hulhulé Island, allowing easy road transport between the Velana International Airport and Hulhumalé. Hulhumale is just a 10-minute drive from Velana International Airport.

Hukuru Miskiy
Hukuru Miskiy31.41km from Maafushi island

Also known as the Old Friday Mosque is one of the oldest and most ornate mosques in the city of Malé, Kaafu Atoll, Maldives. The mosque was added to the tentative UNESCO World Heritage cultural list in 2008 as unique examples of sea-culture architecture. The mosque was built in 1648, during the reign of Ibrahim Iskandar I. It was built over an earlier mosque constructed in 1153 by the first Muslim Sultan of Maldives, Mohamed Bin Abdullah, after his conversion to Islam.

Bandos Maldives
Bandos Maldives36.54km from Maafushi island

A picture perfect paradise hidden away from life's everyday stresses. It is a tiny island and has a beautiful resort in it. The highlights here are the impressive PADI Dive Centre with trips to over 40 dive sites, and the kids’ club. The hotel also has an outdoor pool with swim-up bar, live entertainment at Sand Bar, and massage treatments at the pretty spa.

Baros Maldives
Baros Maldives38.89km from Maafushi island

Baros Maldives is a small island close to Male' city set in a turquoise lagoon with villas secluded in palm-shaded glades by a white sandy beach or perched.Stay in elegance in Villas created from timber and sandstone, poised and peaceful over a translucent lagoon, or nestled discreetly among exotic blooms by the beach.

Where is Maafushi island

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Maldives
Maldives
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Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 515,696 inhabitants. With an average ground-level elevation of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the world's lowest country, with even its highest natural point being one of the lowest in the world, at 5.1 metres (17 ft).

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