With white sand beaches that are fringed in coconut palms and an exuberant tourist scene, Maafushi is undoubtedly one of the most popular islands in the Maldives. Located at proximity to the capital, MaleMaafushi offers a multitude of entertainment facilities to tourists. Here is a guide to the island if you are planning to visit here anytime soon.
How to get to Mafushi
Due to its proximity to Male you there are a number of options for transportation. The cheapest option to get here from Male is by a ferry which will cost you about 3USD. It is also the slowest option which would take you upto 1.5 hours. The next option would be a local speed boat which is the ideal options interms of cost and journey time. I would cost you about 25 USD per person and take you up to 30 minutes to reach Maafushi. The fasted and the most expensive method of transportation to Mafushi is a private speed boat
Where to stay in Mafushi
Maafushi is a fully-fledged resort island which is home to a myriad of resort properties and Maldives beach villa establishments such as Saii Lagoon Maldives. These premium resort properties on the island offer maximum comforts along with oodles of well-curated services to their patrons.
Things to do
The island offers a whole lot of entertainment option for its guests and some of the things you could do while you are here are snorkelling, jetskiing, kitesurfing and scuba diving.
When to visit here
The island has pleasant weather during most times of the year but during monsoon season it could occasionally rain and during this season the sea could be a bit rough too. So, the ideal times to visit here is from December to March.