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Dhigurah Whale shark Hotel

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Dhigurah Whale shark Point

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Dhigurah, (meaning long island) is in Alifu Dhaalu atoll, about 20 minutes by plane from the capital, Male'. The island has is narrow but 3 km in length which is considered to be a reasonably long island in the Maldives. With more than 3 km of natural white sandy beach, it is also considered to a beautiful inhabited island.

Nearby have some of the most famous dive spots in the country, such as Kuda Rah Thila, Manta Point and Reethi Thila. Dhigurah is also around the corner from the whale-shark watching locations.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ibrahim Naasir International Airport 98 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Boat available
General Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (3)
Other Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ, Bicycles available

The Alifu Atoll region

The Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean, about 500 Km from the southern tip of both India and Sri Lanka. It is the ideal exotic tropical island paradise. Independent since 1965, and a republic since 1968, the Maldives is a member of the United Nations, the commonwealth and the non-aligned movement. It maintains a very cordial relationship with the international community.

Under the leadership of President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik, the country is a champion of global peace and preservation of the environment. The population of the country currently stands at 2011 est about 320,081. A common language (Dhivehi) and religion (Islam) unite the people into a cohesive, peaceful society. The country has been inhabited for at least 25 centuries.

The Maldives comprises of about more than 1190 islands grouped into atolls protected by surrounding coral reefs, which attracts various species of marine life. Coconut palms and tropical plants grow in abundance on most islands. The Maldives straddles the equator and has a tropical climate. The southwest monsoon brings the most of the rain, mostly around June and July. Normally, the skies are clear during the north east monsoon. As of the early 1970's tourism has burgeoned in the Maldives. Surfers, divers, beach buffs, game fisherman and the sea lovers find the Maldives ideal.in this year 2013 Maldives Locale Island Guest Houses is Increasing more and more which their will be an estimation of more than 50 Guest houses in Locale islands.

The Maldives has increasingly become extremely accessible, especially by air. Scheduled and charter flights operate on a regular basis from points of origin in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Visitors are issued thirty-day tourist visa on arrival for All countries.

Maldives at a glance

Official name of the country: Republic of Maldives

Location: Indian Ocean, about 500km from Sri-Lankaand India.

Geography: Coral islands grouped into atolls with fringing reefs

Area: 90,000 sq km

Political Status: Independent Republic

Religion: Islam

Capital: Male' (1.77 sq km)

International Airport Male' Ibrahim naasir International Airport

Literacy rate: 98.2%

Maldives standard time: +5 hrs GMT

Language: Dhivehi (English is widely spoken)

Currency: Rufiyaa (Rf. 1 = 100 Laari)

Exchange rate: 1US$ = 15.52 RF

Population: 320,018 (2011)

International dialing code: +960 Telecommunication organization (Dhiraag and wataniya)

Mirihi Island

Dhigurah is located in South Ari Atoll, offers real insight into unspoiled island living. A spontaneous atmosphere provides delights at every turn, with anything from impromptu cinema screenings on the beach to pop-up musical performances. The lagoon is ideal for snorkelling and whale shark spotting. the area is popular for tourist with lots of luxury resort islands around Dhigurah. The island is an local island which there is a population of 600 people. Most popular area near by LUX Maldives resort,Sun island resort & Spa,Mirihi island resort , Holiday island resort etc....

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Calendar last updated:21 Jul 2014

Based in Maldives

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Russian