- Population 30,000
- Size 1.88 Square Kilometre
First man made island in the Maldives
Located 6.5 km north of Velaana International Airport, Hulhumale is a reclaimed island, providing a mixture of urban and island life alike for its residents and visitors. The island was reclaimed to accommodate housing, commercial and industrial demands of Male region. It is linked to the airport island with a causeway making it easier to reach by Taxi or Bus, and regular ferries operate frequently between Male’ and Hulhumale. Guest houses has increased in recent years in the island and is ideal for travelers who attend business in Male’, or require overnight stay near airport. Being the closest to the airport, and having easier transport choices, make this island a popular choice for short period visits.