Dhigurah Island

Dhigurah island, at 2.5 kilometers in length, is one of the longest islands in the Maldives. It sits at the southern tip of the Ari Atoll, a collection of 81 heavenly islands with a total of 80 km of picture-perfect white-sand-blue-sea paradise. Dhigurah island is just one of 18 inhabited islands in the Ari Atoll, yet at times you’ll feel like you’re the only one there. Its crystal clear waters are famous for their deep channel reefs with hundreds of whale sharks and manta rays waiting to be spotted all year round. With two-thirds of the island covered in lush green Maldivian forest and never-ending silky-smooth sand, you’ll feel like you’re starring in your very own Castaway movie.

 

Getting There

Dhigurah is located 96 km southeast of Male in southern Ari Atoll. The best international airport to fly into would be the Velana International airport in Male. You can fly with AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and Air India to this destinations. This is the main gateway to the Maldives and to your island paradise.Fly into the Asia from all major countries including India, Srilanka, Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia. Many people from Asia travelling from Bali, Thailand, Japan and Singapore to get to the island from the international airport. Canadian citizens can fly from Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Calgary and Ottawa.  Travelers will have to take either a 20 minute domestic flight, a chartered and adventurous 2.4 hour speedboat ride, or a 7 hour ferry trip from Male. The beauty of the island will make travel time fly by as you focus on your beach delights.