about Dhiffushi

Dhiffushi Island, located in the Maldives, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. With its pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs, Dhiffushi offers a paradise-like experience for visitors. This quaint island is perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you're looking to relax on the beach, snorkel among exotic marine life, or simply immerse yourself in the local culture, Dhiffushi Island has something to offer for everyone. Come discover the beauty and tranquility of Dhiffushi Island for a truly unforgettable getaway.

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The island is 36.99 km northeast of the country's capital, Malé. Dhiffushi is 0.95 km in length and just 0.2 km wide, with a total land area of 22.3 ha (55 acres). The island has Maldivian flora and fauna with coconut palms along the shoreline. Dhiffushi is famous for its beautiful beaches and turquoise lagoon. Population of Dhiffushi is approx. 1000 people. The island has a hospital, public school, a mosques,ATM, Cafes, Restaurants, Hotels, Dive Centres, Water Sports Facilities, Spas. Island have very few Motor Vehicles and everything is in walking distance.

Dhiffushi is the leading island in Local Guesthouse industry the Maldives. The island is famous for its hospitality and friendliness of the people while there are a variety of guesthouses run by locals. Dhiffushi is uniqu from other islands for its bigger and more beautiful beaches all around the island.

Dhiffushi has a very open, family-like community where everybody knows each other. Our guests are welcome and very often we spot them playing soccer with our youth, sitting in the café, chatting and playing cards or Carome with the locals.

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

Bikini Beach and Island Culture

We are a Beach Hotel and our lobby and restaurant area is a beautiful beach. As our beach is private and Bikini allowed beach, our guests can enjoy private beach without any restrictions. However, when you go into the island near locals proper attire is compulsory. For ladies Bikini is not allowed. As we are a tourist Island, people are friendly and welcoming. You can visit any part of the island anytime without any restrictions and observe and mingle with locals.

Unlike resort of Maldives, local island tourism provide opportunity for guests to experience real Maldives. We provide you an affordable holiday in Maldives. You can enjoy beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, under water beauty just like a Resort Holiday. In addition, learn about Maldivian culture, local food, Island life and experience Maldivian hospitality.

We make your Maldivian Holiday affordable so that you can enjoy your holiday longer and visit more frequently.

Local Tourist Hotel - “Alternative Resort Experience”

More than 80 registered local guesthouses operate in Maldives. While some simply offer relaxing accommodation at considerable value, most guesthouses offer variety of services same as resorts in Maldives.

Start of Budget Tourism in Maldives

With local tourism Hotels, it has paved way for Budget tourism in the Maldives, which suddenly created a good demand. Traditionally Maldives is being advertised as premium travel destination and with the introduction of island tourism; a new market has been revealed