Kaafu is a region of the Maldives, which covers North Male Atoll, South Male Atoll and the islands of Kaashidhoo and Gaafaru.

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All Places Maldives

Thulhagiri Island Resort

55 basic beach bungalows and 17 water bungalows (fully separated, with direct reef access). Good house reef, excellent Sub-Aqua 5* PADI dive centre (~US$50/dive), small pool, some watersports but minimal other facilities (no spa). One restaurant, mostly buffet fare, half/full board packages only. Drinks very reasonably priced (wine from US$2/glass). A very good budget choice.

SLEEP   —  +960 6645930 —  North Male

Helengeli Island Resort

Swiss-run 50-room resort at the northernmost tip of North Male Atoll, catering primarily to divers. Renovated in 2004, rooms are basic and have open-air bathrooms. OceanPro dive shop, small pool, one restaurant and bar, very limited recreational activities aside from diving. The house reef and nearby diving are excellent, but fairly exposed to currents.

SLEEP   —  +960 6644615 —  North Male

Bodu Huraa

Reopened in 2006 after a thorough renovation under Italian management. The walkway connecting to the Anantara Resort has been demolished, but people are free to use their facilities. All bungalows are over water. Poor house reef, but snorkelling tours and diving available.

SLEEP   —  +960 6644100 —  South Male

Kurumba Maldives

4.5 star resort with 8 restaurants, 3 bars, spa, water sports, dive centre, recreation centre, kids club, entertainment, house reef and nice beaches. Range of meal plans including all inclusive menu options.

SLEEP   —  +960 6642324 —  Map

Excursions at Kurumba Maldives

offering sunset and dolphin cruises, snorkeling safaris, fishing,sports fishing, Male'tours,cultural island experience, castaway picnics and day charter boats .

Extreme Water Sports at Kurumba Maldives

Offers jet ski safaris, surf tours, learn to surf, sailing, wind surfing, kite surfing, water skiing, tube rides, para-sailing, sea kayaking and day trips.

Euro Divers at Kurumba Maldives

Friendly and professional staff offering over 40 dive sites with full facilities. Dive Courses, dive packages, single dive options available.

Anantara Resort

Formerly ''Dhigufinolhu'', reopened in 2006 after a thorough renovation. Great spa, several restaurants, poor house reef.

SLEEP   —  +960 6644100 —  South Male

About Kaafu

Surrounding both the capital Male and its airport, North and South Male have seen the heaviest amount of tourist development in the country. Practically all uninhabited islands of this Atoll became tourist resorts during the two final decades of the 20th century, Club Med and Sheraton are some of the companys with resort in any of the island of the atoll.


Source: wikivoyage