Dhigurah Island Quick Guide
To have amazing sunrise and sunset view? Yes you can have both at Dhigurah Island, also known as Long Island in translation of Divehi. Dhigurah's beach titled as world 34th best beach in the world by Flight Network, having the best beach in whole Ari Atoll in Maldives, and this is the reason why Dhigurah Island always the top choice from liveaboard as their BBQ dinner beach.
Romantic aside, this Island also the one of the best place to spot whaleshark and manta ray in Maldives!
Getting to Dhigurah Island
Velana International Airport (MLE), the main international airport for most of the international flight to Maldives, also the capital, Malé. This is the main access to Dhigurah Island.
Sea transfer to Dhigurah Island
Boat ride from Velana International Airport (MLE) to Dhigurah Island
2 hours of speed boat ride via Speed Boat Terminal.
5 hours of local ferry ride via Hulhule Ferry Terminal.
Flight to Dhigurah Island
Taking flight from Velana International Airport (MLE) to Dhigurah Island via Maamigili Island (Villa Airport Maamigili) with local airline Flyme is the only option (30 minutes flight time).
Upon arrival you will get transfer to Heliport Jetty and charter a speedboat to Dhigurah Island, or transfer to Maamigili Local Jetty to take local ferry (MTCC) to Dhigurah Island.
20 minutes of speedboat ride.
1 hour of local ferry ride.
Overall, direct speedboat ride from Velana International Airport (MLE) with 2 hours journey still the best option.
Arrival at Dhigurah Island
Speedboat ride can be arranged, you will greet and pick up from Dhigurah MTCC Ferry Terminal upon arrival.
December - May is the best season travel to Maldives. It's the dry season, calm sea and good weather. But, travel out of the dry season will often get better deal, don't forget to check out Dhigurah Island stay & activity promotion.
Dhigurah Island recommendation
Beach is the iconic landmark of Dhigurah Island, top pick from most honeymooners. Enjoy the romantic sunrise and sunset view from each side of beach is a MUST activity. While, don't forget to take the chance to swim and dive with the world largest fish, as this area gazetted as the largest Marine Protected Area in Maldives for the gentle giant - Whaleshark, and habitat for rays including largest 1 - Manta ray.
Worry free, Dhigurah Island can definitely fulfill most of your imagination of Maldives!