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Himmafushi, located 17 km north of the capital Male is a typical fishing island with sandy roads and palm trees.
Interact with local families and experience the fascinating culture of the Maldives and the warm hospitality of the Maldivians. The Maldives as they truly are.
The spacious Villa has 4 double rooms with ensuite bathroom and balcony. The pool and 2 huge living rooms with all entertainment gadgets offer enough space for a big group.
Himmafushi is located in North Male Atoll which contains the most popular surf breaks of the Maldives. Jailbreaks is just in front of the island, but we also offer boat trips to other surf breaks. Maldives' North Male Surf breaks are probably the most consistent spots especially during the summer months June and July, but actually from early April to late October.
But our guests can also enjoy the amazing snorkelling off the island and on our guided boat trips and we can offer many other excursions.
Interaction with Guests
Rather than staying in isolated and sterile resorts you can find pure nature and interact with local families and experience the fascinating culture of the Maldives and the warm hospitality of the Maldivians. The Maldives as they truly are.
Himmafushi, Located 17 km north of the capital Male the tranfer by ferry takes around 45 min is a typical fishing island with about 750 inhabitants, sandy roads and palm trees. You can walk around the island in approx. 40min and watch the locals going after their daily routine.
As tourism on local islands is only possible shortly, thanks to changes in law by the new president of the Maldives, tourism on Himmafushiis just starting and developing. There are day-trips from surrounding resorts, so Himmafushi is getting used to tourists and has quickly adapted by offering all kind of souvenirs to their new visitors.
At the local shipyard you can watch the carpenters traditionally constructing the typical local dhoni boats in all sizes and admire original craftsmanship.
It doesn't matter if you just want to relax, snorkel around or catch waves - all possibilities are there at very moderate prices.
Local ferry transfer from Jetty No 1 in Male:
Male - Himmafushi: Saturday to Thursday 15:00, Thursdays 22:30
Himmafushi - Male: Saturday to Thursday 08:00, Thursdays 18:00
We also have our traditional dhoni boat for any kind of excursions or additional transfers.
Other Things to Note
Due to the Islamic culture any consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on Himmafushi.
We are happy to organize trips to surrounding resorts for meals and/ or drinks. Transfers to the resorts take from 15min up to 45min and are included in the surf package.