Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)

Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)

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Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)
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Characteristics

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Surf
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Description

Himmafushi, inhabited, and Lankanfinolhu (Lankanfushifinolhu), about 1.8 miles SW, lie on the same reef, with a low islet about midway between.

Himmafushi is a fishing village.

Lankanfinolhu houses Paradise island resort. On the outer reef, southeast of the island, there are two dive sites with a cleaning station  frequented by manta rays. One of the most famous manta-point of the Maldives.

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Hulhule island (Kaafu)

6nm
195°
Hulule, about 0.6 mile E of Funadhoo, bears some tall coconut palms; an airstrip runs the full length of the island and joins it to an islet close S. Airport buildings and a small village lie along the central part of the W side of Hulule.
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Paradise Island (Lankanfinolhu) (Kaafu)

0.8nm
218°
Located NE from N Mal; It measures 800 meters long and 200 m wide.
Reef within 250 m, two entries.The lagoon is large and very shallow in places, not coral, you can swim without any problem but the snorkeling was ...
13 Nov 11
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Funadhoo island (Kaafu)

8.9nm
213°
Funadhoo (Funidu) lies about 0.3 mile N of the E end of Male, and is surrounded by a reef which dries in places.
A small tank farm, with three large and about six smaller tanks,stands on the island.
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Bandos island (N Kaafu)

4.2nm
240°
The island of Bandos is 2 km² aera. It was open at tourist in 1972.
The turquoise of the lagoon, the lush green vegetation, the pearl white beaches are very beautifull.
19 Nov 11
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Thamburudhoo island (Kaafu)

1.6nm
47°
Thamburudhoo is an uninhabited island near Velidhoo. There are only eight modern bungalows built here that can be rented during the daytime. For special occasions, it's possible to arrange overnight accommodation.
Thamburudhoo, meaning "lotus island" is located in the best surfing ...
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Bodu Kalhi pass (Kaafu)

1.9nm
213°
Bodu Kalhi (Kadvoigiri Passage), the best and widest opening in the barrier reef, lies between Lankanfinolhu and Kaduoiygiri, an island 1.8 miles SW.
There are depths of over 50m in this N side of this channel about 0.6 mile S of Lankanfinolhu, but a bank with depths of 21 to 28m ...
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