The beautiful archipelago of Maldives is not all about its high luxury one island one resorts and staying at lavish waters villas. With the wide array of local islands featuring guest houses, you can experience an authentic Maldive holiday experience indulging in everything that the sun, sand, and sea offer without breaking the bank.
Dhiffushi is one of these fantastic Maldives local islands with guest houses, inviting you to discover all the wonders that the tropics of Maldives have to offer. Nestled in the waters of North Male' Atoll, guests traveling here will discover a peaceful local island experience as the Dhiffushi population just exceeds the thousand mark.
You can find plenty of things to do in Dhiffushi Island from relaxing indulgences such as frolicking around the white sandy Dhiffushi Beach and exploring the flavors of local Dhiffushi restaurants to exploring the beautiful underwater world of Maldives with snorkeling. And, while a stay at a Dhiffushi guest house may not be as luxurious as staying in a 5-star resort, it certainly has its own charms while you discover a genuine adventurous Maldives holiday.
Male' to Dhiffushi Speed BoatThe ease of getting to Dhiffushi from Male' is another reason why the local island is reputed for budget holidays in the Maldives. Dhiffushi Island is close enough to be traveled on a speedboat, meaning that guests will save substantially on transfers costs as the alternative transfer options in the Maldives are domestic airplanes and seaplanes, which are very costly. Male' to Dhiffushi transfer takes about 50 minutes and you can find plenty of speed operators departing from both the Velana International airport and the capital Male city. It costs around US$ 35 per person per way for the Male' to Dhiffushi ferry ( Shared speedboat).
Male' to Dhiffushi Ferry Schedule (Shared Speedboat)Tuesdays & Thursdays