Fulhadhoo Beach and Dhigurah Island were amongst The World’s 50 Best Beaches by FlightNetwork. Reference to FlightNetwork online, the hot list of the world’ 50 best beaches were administered and categorised by their in-house team of travel professionals after being consulted with some 600+ globe’s top travel experts, including journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies. Voting based on their opinions and experiences. Fulhadhoo’s beach, the Maldives was ranked at No. 22 and Dhigurah Island of the Maldives was ranked at No. 34 in their hot list.
FlightNetwork described Fulhadhoo Beach as “sitting on a little-known piece of paradise lost in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. This snow-white sand beach is surrounded by far more coconut palms than people”.
Fulhadhoo Beach is located on the inhabited Island of Fulhadhoo in Baa Atoll of the Maldives. The island has an excellent house reef for snorkelling or free diving. You’re likely to see schools of colorful fish, sea turtles when you snorkel or free dive here. Other sandy, uninhabited island escapes are just a short swim away.
Number of low budget guesthouses are on offer for travellers visiting Fulhadhoo Beach.
FlightNetwork described Dhigurah island as follows “ 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”.
Dhigurah is located in the South Ari Atoll, approx. 20 minutes by domestic flight from Velana International Airport MLE. With more than 3 km of natural white sandy beach, it is considered one of the most beautiful inhabited islands in the Maldives. With a population of about 600 native local people, Dhigurah has all the necessary facilities for human habitation, including a school, medical centre and a harbour. The population is concentrated on a small area in the north of the island, with the rest reserved mostly for fruit and vegetable gardening and natural vegetation. Dhigurah is close to some of the most famous dive spots in the country such as Kuda Rah Thila, Manta Point and Reethi Thila. Guest staying at the guesthouses on the island can easily get access to whale-shark watching areas in South Ari Atoll, the Maldives.
The Maldives is popular for its unique natural beauty, especially for its white powdery sandy beaches, turquoise waters surrounding the islands and palm trees. Over a million tourists visit these islands every year for once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Source: FlightNetwork Online