Offering an extreme Maldives experience on spending costs, Dharavandho is a populated island of Baa Atoll with top notch plunging locales where the spotless waters of 'Hanifaru Inlet' and 'Dharavandhoo Thila' are secured by law in the Maldives. 


Just 20 minutes by homegrown departure from Male air terminal, the wonderful Dharavandhoo lies in the core of the lone UNESCO Biosphere Hold in the Maldives, and is undeniably situated to encounter the best that this tropical heaven has to bring to the table. An astonishing reasonable convenience, amazing swimming with manta beams and whale sharks, jumping, shining white sea shores and bona fide island encounters join to make your visit here genuinely remarkable. Outlandish, segregated and enticing, Dharavandhoo is one of the last glorious spots where you can truly escape from everything. 


An interesting occasion in Dharavandhoo will outperform every one of your assumptions; the principle theory in this piece of the Maldives is to not miss the energizing water experiences wich consistently will be loaded up with new certain impressions. Result? A remarkable excursion and recollections that will stay with you for eternity.

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How to Get: Transfers

Via Air: Exceptionally simple! Dharvandhoo is only 20 minutes by homegrown departure from Velana Global Air terminal, Male. Every day trips to Dharavandhoo air terminal from Male and other Maldives' air terminals are worked by Maldivian and FlyMe. The ticket cost in one manner is about $ 110. On the off chance that you need to save money on an exchange, book trips through your lodging, which give large limits for homegrown trips at an extraordinary, low cost - $ 165 for every individual (full circle). 


Speedboat move: From Male to Dharavandhoo each Saturday, Monday and Thursday at 07:00. The excursion time is 2 hours 30 minutes, the cost for the outing is $ 65/individual one way. Likewise on specific days there is an extra speedboat at 11:00. 


From Dharavandhoo to Male takeoff at 13:00, each Saturday, Monday and Thursday. The excursion time is 2h 15 minutes, rate for the outing is $ 65/individual in one manner. 


In the two cases, we suggest that you request a speedboat through your lodging in Dharavandhoo. Some visitor houses offer a full circle for $ 80, and the staff will meet you at Male air terminal. 


Load ship: from Male to Dharavandhoo each Wednesday at 08:00, travel time is 8 hours, cost per trip is $ 25. From Dharavandhoo to Male each Saturday at 08:00, the excursion time is 8 hours, the cost for the outing is $ 25. 


There is an ATM (BML) on Dharavandhoo. You can organize the traffic plan and the exchange type ahead of time with your visitor house's staff (suggested),

The Island

With high marine biodiversity, UNESCO's just biosphere hold in the Maldives, Baa Atoll is home to an assortment of marine life and incredibly submerged world. The Baa's Atoll is a fundamental fascination is Hanifaru Narrows, known as the generating ground for dark reef sharks and stingray beams situated in a 5 min by boat from Dharavandhoo. Hanifaru Sound is likewise one of the not many spots in the planet where whale sharks come for mating. Nonetheless, the best prevalence of Hanifaru was brought by secretive, rich, curious and beguiling Manta Beams (Manta alfredi), whose fixation in the periods of tiny fish can reach up to 200 creatures. The inconceivable biodiversity inside this cove is because of the immense mass of microscopic fish that aggregates there among May and November. 


With rich vegetation and a wide white sandy sea shore, Dharavandhoo Island is 1330x500 meters, is home to an in excess of 800 spirits that forms its economy fundamentally by the travel industry and fishing. In 2012, the island opened an air terminal (DRV) serving homegrown trips of Maldive and FlyMy carriers working from Male and other Maldives' air terminals. Dharavandhoo has a clinical focus, a travel service, 2 jump habitats, in excess of 7 supermarkets, keepsake shops, a kindergarten, two football fields, two mosques and a marina. The force station gives energy every minute of every day. Numerous local people communicate in English, a large portion of them likewise communicate in different dialects. 


In spite of the satellite television or motobikes, there is almost no that recognizes this island from the well established Maldives. Dharavandhoo is a sluggish town. At the stature of the day, the islanders stow away from the sun, and at night the roads of the town wake up. As a rule, local people are obliging, cordial and quiet individuals. Life stops at 9 pm, yet awakens at sunrise with a call to petition. 


Sandy streets structure a net of roads with brilliant cottages and unobtrusive houses. Made of coral blocks, these beautiful houses show the island's nearby connection with the sea. Their lavish nurseries burst from banana and bread trees, and enthusiasm natural product plants creep up the dividers. In little gardens, verdant vegetables and splendid peppers are developed, and colossal palm trees give the desired shadow and extinguish thirst. The northern piece of Dharavandhoo has still unique coconut palm woodland. You can investigate the island by walking or by bicycle.

The Beach

Notwithstanding the way that along the island's southern side stretches Dharavandhoo Air terminal's runway the airplane don't destroy the tranquil environment of the island. Vacationer two-piece sea shore, planned solely for sightseers is at the northwestern piece of the island, and this is the place where you can swim, sunbathe and play. Turquoise precious stone waters, white delicate sand and numerous obscure trees make the ideal vibe for a shocking sea shore insight. Not a long way from the shore is a house reef with a bountiful marine life ideal for swimming. Hope to see schools of fish, beams, turtles and reef sharks. 


A portion of Baa's atoll most popular nearby islands are situated around Dharavandhoo: Thulhaadhoo known for its ceramics abilities; Eydhafushi is the atoll's capital and the focal point of the weaving aces, an ordinary highly contrasting Maldivian pareo; on Kudarikilu island there is an exhibition hall where the entire history of Maldives is gathered.

Scuba Diving

The Maldives is maybe the most well known plunging objective on the planet. Energizing plunge destinations, in short ride from extravagance convenience and phenomenal assistance make Maldives' jump resorts among the most top-end on the planet. The extraordinary excellence of the submerged world is doubly esteemed by jumpers around the planet because of high submerged perceivability (now and then even at a profundity of 50 meters), innumerable types of outlandish marine life and warm waters (25 to 30 degrees Celsius) lasting through the year. 


With respect to marine life, there is no uncertainty that Baa Atoll is unique. At the point when the district was pronounced a biosphere hold in 2011, the UN clarified that it is a "harbor of all around the world critical biodiversity in various reefs and shows a long history of human collaboration with the climate." When you investigate blue waters, you will comprehend what those words mean. Reefs are overflowing with a lively life. Dharavandhoo's home reef is home to a manta beam's cleaning station where enormous herds of goliaths assemble to permit the jaws to peck their skin. 


Coral reefs in the biosphere hold keep a high variety of marine greenery, including around 250 sorts of corals (hard and delicate coral), 1200 types of fish, ocean turtles, beams, whale sharks and seabirds. 


The island has two jumping habitats PADI: Blue-World-Dharavandhoo and Dharavandhoo Jumpers. Both offer scuba jumping courses from Find Scuba Plunging to Save Jumper, and fun plunges on in excess of 30 plunge locales around Baa atoll. The menu covers all the requirements and the levels from fledglings to the jump ace. The most well known plunge destinations are: Dharavandhoo Thila, Aidhoo Thila, Nelivaru Haa, Milaidhoo, Maavaru Caverns, Anga Faru and numerous others. 


Costs: One plunge from $ 62. Late evening plunging + $ 10 to the charge, nitrox + $ 5.

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