MAAFUSHI MALDIVES – THE ISLET OF BUDGET FUN
Maafushi is a small island in Male Atoll just 27km away from Male-the capital of Maldives. The island is inhabited with a population of 2500 people including 350 foreigners. Nothern side of the island is for tourism. The southern side of the island contains the only prison Maldives have and the center is for the locals. You’d find the school, administrative building and the Mosque there.
WHAT TO DO IN MAAFUSHI:
You could do several expenditures in Maafushi. You may explore the island, Find more about the locals, go for a snorkeling or to scuba dive, Do water sports activities, arrange trips to sand banks and fishing and you’d also do some resorts hopping because the resorts are nearby. The beach of Maafushi is divided to 4 categories. Bikini, Public, Water sports and Coral beach. You could choose where to stay in Maafushi according to your plans.
WHAT TO EAT AT MAAFUSHI
You’d get local foods every where in Maafushi and is the only cuisine available. If you are ever in Maafushi for a breakfast I highly recommend to try Mashuni and roshi instead of a continental breakfast.Variety of bevarages are available but not alcohol.There is a floating Bar – a safari in Maafushi where alcohol is available.In the island alcohol is prohibited.
HOW TO REACH MAAFUSHI
Daily Schedules Ferry by speed boat
08:00 MVT Maafushi Male/Airport
09:15 MVT Male/Airport Maafushi
12:00 MVT Maafushi Male/Airport
13:30 MVT Male/Airport Maafushi
17:00 MVT Maafushi Male/Airport
18:30 MVT Male/Airport Maafushi
By Speed boat the fee is $25 per person.
WHERE TO STAY IN MAAFUSHI
You could decide where to stay in Maafushi through the link below https://www.travelcentremaldives.com/maldives/guest-houses