The emerald in the setting of brilliant sand, Thoddoo is one of the populated islands of North Ari atoll in the Maldives. Found 67 km from Male air terminal and 20 km north of Thulusdhoo Island, Thoddoo is a decent spending choice for the Maldives experience. With more than 30 guesthouses and economy lodgings and encompassed by warm turquoise waters and flawless ocean life, the delightful island offers limitless alternatives for swim, jumping, water sports and modest journeys, including island bouncing and an outing on a shoal. 


Thoddoo is viewed as probably the biggest maker of horticultural items in the country, and is chiefly known for its sweet watermelons. Products of the soil heaven with echoes of the Buddhist past, Thoddoo is likewise wonderful nature, different marine life and a broad white sandy swimsuit sea shore ... obviously for travelers. With a populace of around 1800 individuals, the green island is connected to Male city by normal public ships, speedboats and via air. The occupants of Thoddoo are benevolent, quiet, accommodating individuals who will invite you with an open heart.

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How to Get: Transfers

There are three different ways to get Thoddoo Island from Male and back: by a public ship, by speedboat and via seaplane. Public ships and speedboats run day by day (aside from Friday), as per the timetable, that can change contingent upon the climate conditions. When booking flight passes to the Maldives think about the FRIDAY so as not to lose an additional day in Malé. As a rule, quickly upon landing in Velana Global Air terminal you will be met a staff to assist with the exchange to Thoddoo island, regardless of whether it will be a ship, speedboat or seaplane. 


There is an ATM on Thoddoo, however on the off chance that take the money in Malé. You can facilitate the traffic plan and the exchange type ahead of time with your visitor house's staff (suggested), 


Public ship direct to Thoddoo: 


From Male at 23:45, every day (with the exception of Friday), travel time 5 hours, cost $10, one way. 


From Thoddoo: every day at 23:45 (with the exception of Friday), the cost for the excursion is $ 10, travel time is somewhat over 4 hours. 


By open ship MTCC through Rasdhoo: 


Takeoff from Male at 09:00 each mondays and Thursays, Appearance to Rasdhoo at 12.10. From Rasdhoo flight at 15:10, appearance in Thoddoo 16:30. Cost is $3 one way. 


From Thoddoo at 06:30 on Sundays and Wednesdays. Appearance in Rasdhoo at 10:40. From Rasdhoo to Male flight at 11.00, appearance in Male at 14:10. 


Move by open speedboat (by means of Rasdhoo, and regularly with a halting at Male air terminal): 


Timetable: Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. In high season the speedboat runs every day (aside from Friday), at times double a day. From Male at 16:00. Show up at Thoddoo at 5:15 pm. 


From Thoddoo to Male at 07:00 (at times an hour sooner on your solicitation). The cost is $50 per individual, one way. 


Private speedboat move: 


Conceivable on solicitation, every day (private exchange is suggested for gatherings of at least 5 individuals); travel time from Male 1 hour 15 minutes, cost $ 650/boat, one way. It is consistently helpful to concur with the lodging your timetable ahead of time, to get a more advantageous exchange for you, since these speedboats regularly have empty seats. 


Seaplane 


Move via seaplane, another, not actually a spending choice to get to Ukulhas. By and by, this beautiful transportation alternative can be book through your lodging in Ukulhas at any rate 4 days before your appearance to the Maldives. Non-stop trip via seaplane to the close by Kuramathi resort will give you a ton of positive impressions. Great to realize that seaplanes work just during the daytime from 06:00 to 17:00. In the event that you request a seaplane move, neighborhood staff will meet you at Malé air terminal upon appearance, and will accompany you to TMA terminal. The flight time is 20 minutes, the cost is about $ 350, the youngsters' half of the expense. The approved stuff is 25 kg + $ 5/kg for overweight. In Kuramathi you will be board a speedboat to Thoddoo island.

The Island

The oval-formed island, 20 kilometers in border, wearing lavish vegetation, Thoddoo is situated in the uttermost, northern edge of Alif Atoll and is known as a significant maker of watermelons, products of the soil in the Maldives. On the island there are two mosques, a clinic, a school, an exercise center, a few trinket shops, eateries and bistros, and a football field. Today, notwithstanding fishing the island has become a well known spending head out objective gratitude to moderate lodgings, a white sandy sea shores and a warm gem ocean, offering a modest occasion among the lavishness of products of the soil! 


Arranged on the west side of the island, Thoddoo's vacationer private sea shore is quite possibly the most excellent and notable in the country where unfamiliar visitors are permitted to wear a two-piece and there you can appreciate the shocking nightfalls over the Indian Sea. The two-piece sea shore has a different passageway with the street twists through ranches and plantations, and along the whole length is wearing thick vegetation with a ton of obscure spots and loungers for visitors. Along the sea shore line there are likewise some basic lawn chairs with brilliant umbrellas. Sugar-white sand is exceptionally delicate and doesn't warm up in the sun, which permits you to stroll along the shore shoeless, without gambling youngsters to consume feet. The sea shore territory for swimming is encircled by floats, trailed by a house reef that has large amounts of beautiful marine life and is ideal for swimming. Inside the floats you can securely swim in perfectly clear water, while the space is reasonable for water sports, including mechanized ones. Long around 100m, clean white sea shore is consistently cleaned, and in 2016 nearby specialists chose to give sightseers more sand, extending the sea shore entertainment zone.

Things to Do

Thinking about the somewhat huge size of the island, it is very hard to walk and meander around all the sights outside the two-piece sea shore by walking and over the sun heat, so the most ideal approach to investigate Thoddoo is to lease a bike. Numerous visitor houses give bikes to free. 


When was the keep going time you devoured outlandish tropical natural products that had recently been torn from the trees? The island offers organic product visits to organic product ranches, where a nearby guide will show you the garden and engage accounts of fascinating natural products while you eat them. 


You will figure out how to appropriately cut and plan natural product for eating, what to isolate, and what is valuable to eat. Some of them are occasional, and some are uncommon in business sectors and in enormous urban areas, since they are too delicate to even think about shipping. They simply need to eat for a couple of days, subsequent to gathering from the tree. The island develops papayas, watermelons, enthusiasm natural product, melons, bananas, coconuts, pumpkin and considerably more. 


Similar outings occur with vegetables. A vegetable ranch visit will astonish you with the prospects of developing spices and vegetables in the atolls, and you will stock greens and spices for your #1 serving of mixed greens. 


Today, the island is home to the program of hydrophobic ranches for the development of organic product trees is likewise being executed to ration new water saves, utilizing a base water.

House Reef Snorkeling

On the off chance that you are a non-jumper, the excellence of the submerged world and its astounding occupants can be appreciated from the water's surface. Swimming involvement with the Maldives is something you ought not miss! Thoddoo's home reef brags a multi-shaded range brilliant solid corals with schools of vivid fish, ocean turtles and beams. Nearby snorkel specialists are consistently prepared to help beginners get a remarkable taste of marine life in Thoddoo's tidal pond prior to moving to Medhu Muraka house reef. The last has an incredible length and you will require great swimming abilities to investigate its submerged fortunes. 


The guide'll learn you about the house reef's highlights, instruct at what time best to swim, clarify the subtleties of the reef and its environment, and how quicker and more secure to arrive at vivid corals without hurting yourself and the wonderful submerged world.

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