Welcome to Feridhoo Island!

Located within the tranquil waters of the North Ari Atoll, the locally inhabited island of Feridhoo is just a short 88 km from Velana International Airport. This hidden gem, adorned with a just a handful of local guesthouses, preserves the nostalgic charm and allure of traditional Maldivian island life.

Prepare to be captivated by Feridhoo’s sprawling house reef, teeming with abundant marine life. Stretch out on the pristine white sandy beaches, or lose yourself in the lush greenery that blankets the island, offering a serenity from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Wander through Feridhoo’s quaint streets, engaging with friendly locals and immersing yourself in their rich cultural tapestry. Listen to a local tell you the origin of boduberu (traditional drum music) which it is said, originated from this island. Discover treasures in local shops, pick up a memento from a souvenir shop, or indulge yourself with a refreshing  coconut water in one of the local cafés.

While exploring the island, we kindly request guests to adhere to modest attire out of respect for local customs. However, feel free to bask in the sun, swim in the crystal-clear lagoons, or embarking on exhilarating excursions without constraints.

Escape the ordinary and embark on the extraordinary at Feridhoo island. You deserve it! Feridhoo eagerly awaits your arrival!

Important Information:

Kindly be aware that there are no ATMs available on Feridhoo, therefore we recommend ensuring you have sufficient cash on hand before departing Male. To streamline your transfer arrangements, you can arrange your transportation schedule and preferred method in advance with the us, feel free to contact us for further assistance.

Accepted Credit & Debit Cards:

American Express, Visa, Mastercard, as well as digital wallets BML MobilePay, AliPay, WeChat Pay, Union Pay, Apple Pay and Google Pay is accepted through BML Merchant Portal.

Please Note: According to local customs, alcohol consumption is prohibited and modest attire that covers shoulders and legs is expected in non-tourist areas. However, in designated tourist beaches, bikinis are permitted.


Getting there


Current travel schedule time by speedboat:

  • Departure from Velana International Airport: 02:30 PM
  • Departure from Feridhoo: 06:45 AM
  • Journey time: 1.5 hours

Local Ferry

For a leisurely Maldivian experience, opt for the scenic public ferry.

Departing Feridhoo on Sunday and Wednesdays at 7:30 am, and from Male Harbor at the Hulhumale’ Ferry Terminal on Monday and Thursdays at 8:30 am, This voyage costs just $4 USD per person. This Ferry will take you to Ukulhas where you will need to take a connecting ferry to Feridhoo.