Dhigufaru Island Resort

Nestled on the protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Dhigufaru Island is the epitome of what you would imagine as an exotic luxury getaway. Whether you like to kick back, relax and take in the magnificent beauty of the island and surrounding reef or prefer a more action packed adventure, the new Dhigufaru offers the perfect balance of both.

The 40 exquisite rooms in total are located along the beach perimeter of the island. With stunning views and direct access to the beach, the 30 beach villas are located along the serene eastern facing Boaku beach or the lovely Veli beach. Each Villa has a semi outdoor shower space and indoor bathroom, plus his and her vanity space. The room is decked out with all the modern amenities you would possibly need. Each room has its own veranda enclosed within a private garden with views towards the beach and lagoon. There are also 10 semi overwater villas with direct access to Dhigufaru lagoon from your own private sun deck. Perfectly placed to catch the sunrise, the villas offer magnificent sweeping ocean views.

There’s so much to do at Dhigufaru for the entire family. The Water sports center is fully equipped with the latest and widest range of water based activities, from extreme sports like kite surfing, tube riding, water skiiing and windsurfing, to more leisurely activities including canoeing, glass bottom boat rides, and snorkeling.  The huge reef which provides a natural protection from currents, combined with shallow waters and light winds, creates a perfect beach setting for variety of water sports. Located on a UNESCO Marine Biosphere, the dive program offers an amazing array of versatile dive sites with an abundance of marine life the Maldives is well known for. The 5-star PADI operation offers dive excursions, certification courses and kid’s programs. Dhigufaru offers a wonderful kid’s program, fishing expeditions, local village tours, dolphin watching and a fun-filled recreation center.

Dining options include 3 designated dining spaces with their own distinctive character. Choose from the more sophisticated Athiri Restaurant & Wine Cellar or sink your toes in the sand at the main Dhandifulhu Restaurant. There’s also a pool snack bar and ice cream parlor near the arrival jetty.  

Don’t forget about the Funa Spa which offers up comprehensive beauty and health treatments in a striking island setting. Whether you want to recharge or relax your body after a day of fun in the sun, the Funa Spa is a must.

You may fly directly to Dhigufaru via seaplane, approximately 40 minutes from Male International Airport. Another way is to take the domestic scheduled flight to Baa Atoll Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, which is approximately 20 minutes from Male. The resort’s friendly team will be there to escort you to the speed boat for the 30 minute ride to the island.