K Guraidhoo

Situated in Male atoll, 29km southwest of Male, Guraidhoo was known in ancient history as a refuge for sultans during political turmoil and attempted invasions. A reason for this could be the complex reef formation making it difficult for foreign ships to manoeuvre into the shore.

Since the establishment of tourism in Maldives Its location -lying in the midst of number of resorts- made the island a tourist attraction portraying culture, lifestyle and selling souvenirs to visitors from neighbouring resorts and passing cruisers. Additionally the island boasts well known dive spots and famous surf spots in the neighbourhood and snorkelling areas where one can sight turtles, mantas and many other marine species.

One of the most famous dive sites near Guraidhoo is Kandoomaa thila where beautiful pinnacle lies at the bottom with many overhangings and colourful soft corals. Various species of fishes, sharks, turtles and rays live there. Guraidhoo Corner is another close by dive site where divers’ experience several downstream current. It host many pelagic species during incoming current however due to its nature the site is recommended only for experience divers.

Growing number of guest houses in recent years making it easier for travellers to enjoy affordable holiday and offering choices to enrich itinerary with combination of surfing, scuba diving, water sports and traditional cuisine.

Getting in the island is easier with available daily ferries operating between Capital Male’ and Guraidhoo. Slow boat ferry takes 2 hours to reach and speed ferry about 35 minutes.

  • Restaurant
  • Convenient Store
  • Health Centre
  • Pharmacy
  • 3G Mobile Internet
  • Population 1738
  • Size 0.182 Square Kilometre
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Available Services & Vendors

Madagali Inn


  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Cleaning services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
  • Currency Exchange
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air Conditioning
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Private Check-in/Check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Picnic Area
  • Children television networks
  • Shared kitchen
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Daily maid service
  • Public transport tickets

Other activities offered:

Ocean Retreat & Spa


  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Family Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Private beach area
  • Cleaning services
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily maid service
  • Laundry
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shuttle service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bridal suite

Other activities offered:

Equity Beach Inn


  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Family Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Cleaning services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared Lounge/TV Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • VIP room facilities
  • Private Check-in/Check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency Exchange
  • Ticket Service
  • Tickets to attractions or shows
  • Laundry

Other activities offered:

Guraidhoo Palm Inn


  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Cleaning services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Sun terrace
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared Lounge/TV Area
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Shared kitchen
  • Private Check-in/Check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Daily maid service
  • Laundry

Other activities offered:

Available Ferries

Sea Horse 2

  • Male' City Male'

  • K Guraidhoo


7743887, 7492001

Departure Time: 16:00

MTCC

  • K Kaashidhoo

  • K Gaafaru

  • Male' City Male'

  • K Gulhi

  • K Maafushi

  • K Guraidhoo


7998821

Departure Time: 7:00

MTCC

  • K Dhiffushi

  • K Thulusdhoo

  • K Huraa

  • K Himmafushi

  • Male' City Male'

  • K Gulhi

  • K Maafushi

  • K Guraidhoo


7998821

Departure Time: 7:00

MTCC

  • Male' City Male'

  • K Gulhi

  • K Maafushi

  • K Guraidhoo


7998821

Departure Time: 15:00