Category Archives: Travel – Maldives

Maafushi Floating Bar and Safari – Awesome Place to Chill out!

Many people do not know that Maafushi (Maldives) has a Floating Bar and Safari that is located about three minutes offshore by boat. The bar offers Italian fusion food, but the main reason that people come here is because it is the only place in Maafushi that serves alcohol. Continue reading

Sunset Fishing in Maafushi (Maldives) – A Surreal Experience

We went to Maafushi in Maldives recently and tried our hands at Sunset Fishing. It was a really fun experience! The trip was booked through our hotel, Velana Beach Hotel, and cost just USD 20. Continue reading

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives – Awesome One Day Resort Excursion

During our holiday in Maafushi, we booked a one-day resort excursion to Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives through iCom Tours. We paid USD 120 each which included the entrance fee, transport fee, a sumptuous buffet lunch and unlimited drinks including alcohol! The tour was booked one day in advance. Continue reading

The Ultimate Maafushi Travel Guide!

Maafushi is a local island in Maldives that has beautiful beaches, plenty of fun activities, and lots of good food. While it might not be as luxurious as exclusive resort islands, it does provide interesting insights into the local culture. Maafushi is also very accessible; it can be reached in 40 minutes by speedboat from Male Airport. Evan and I had a short vacation here after our wedding. We understand that it is quite tedious to plan a holiday, therefore we have come up with this guide to make life easier for other people who are planning a trip to Maafushi. This is a guide for travelers, by travelers. Continue reading

Maafushi Island (Maldives) – Five Days Itinerary!

Imagine a beautiful beach with soft white sand, swaying palm trees and crystalline turquoise waters under the limitless blue skies – this is Maafushi Island in Maldives. This is a summary of our five-day itinerary on the island. Hopefully you will find it useful! Continue reading

Where is the Best Area to Stay in Maafushi Island (Maldives)?

Maafushi Island is a very small island that measures around just 1.3km in length and 0.3km in width. Therefore, no matter where you stay on the island, it is still within walking distance to the beautiful beaches. Continue reading

When is the best time to visit Maafushi Island (Maldives)?

In general, the best months to visit Maafushi are January and February. This is because during these two months, there is not much rainfall and the temperatures averages just 29 degree Celsius. Continue reading

6 Awesome Places to Eat in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

There are lots of nice places to eat in Maafushi Island, which was great for us because we always felt famished after all the awesome beach and sea activities in Maafushi. During our stay on this alluring local island, we visited various restaurants. Below are our six favourites, arranged in alphabetical order. Do note that the restaurants charge 12% GST and 10% service charge on top of the listed price. Continue reading

How to get to the beautiful Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

Maafushi Island is an idyllic local island located in the South Male Atoll of Maldives. It is extremely easy to get to this island. First, you would need to take a flight to Male International Airport (also known as Velana International Airport) on Hulhule Island. The airport was previously known as Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. From the airport, there are two ways to get to Maafushi Island: by Ferry Service or Speedboat. Personally, we prefer the speedboat because it is a lot faster and there are more timings available. However, the ferry service is a lot cheaper.
Continue reading

Velana Beach Hotel – The Best Hotel in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

Velana Beach Hotel is a premier boutique hotel in Maafushi Island (Maldives) with excellent accommodation, food, and service. We were most impressed by the great hospitality of Shaza, Rimzan, and the rest of the hotel staff. They were warm and friendly to us throughout the stay, making us feel like Velana was a home away from home. Continue reading

10 Awesome Things to Do in Maafushi Island (Maldives)!

We decided to visit the local local island of Maafushi in Maldives for a short holiday this year. It was a great holiday and here’s a list of 10 fun things to do! Continue reading

Baros Maldives – The Best Luxury Island Resort in Maldives!

Baros Maldives PatioBaros Maldives is a luxury island resort in the Maldives. It is twenty minutes by speedboat from Male airport. We had a short vacation at this amazing resort recently. This is the review of our stay! Continue reading

8 Reasons Why Maldives Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List

Baros MaldivesWith its azure waters, swaying palm trees, and pristine soft white sand under the limitless blue skies, Maldives is the perfect choice for an idyllic beach getaway. We share with you eight reasons why Maldives should be on your travel bucket list. Continue reading