Hulhumale is in the south of North Male Atoll. Island is a beautiful blend of the nostalgia of the past and the thrill of the future. It is a reclaimed, artificial island 8 kilometers off the North East Coast of Male to resolve the housing crisis and congestion in Male. With this, future industrial and commercial development is possible.

It combines urban and island life across a massive 188 hectares. Even after extending the boundaries of Male, the island retained its natural charm. Azure blue waters, golden-white sand, open beaches, freshly planted trees make it different to other Maldivian Island. The Golden-domed mosque is awe-inspiring.

The need for housing and shortage of land were the reasons for this human-made masterpiece. It hosts the largest Tago Architects project, the National Sports Complex Maldives. The complex includes a convention hall, retail shops, residential buildings, and a hotel.

The island was built to create new landmass with many green initiatives. Green architecture and green energy have been at the foundation of this island. It was the first island to go against littering. You will see dust bins and modern waste disposal and collection system. Besides, the island is flood resistant. 

Clean beach, white sand, and clear blue waters give an extraordinary beach experience to tourists. You can take a relaxing walk along the shores and carry drinks to the beach. Sea baths and swimming are good ideas for anyone who wants to enjoy seashores.

Its temperature range makes Hulhumale conducive for tourism. It is hot with some winds.

Water sports companies such as Dune Maldives Diving Center, Ocean Junkies Dive Centre, and Cruise-Maldives offer divers an opportunity to dive and snorkel. Ski tubes, windsurfing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, and parasailing are other activities.

Hulhumale is close to the airport, so it is convenient for visitors to halt before or after a flight. Friendly people, lively culture, picturesque landscape, and clear waters define Hulhumale Island. Hulhumale is accessible to all budgets. It is perfect for holidaying with friends or family.

How to Reach Hulhumale


Male International Airport is 1.2 miles away from Hulhumale. You can take MTCC Ferry from Male to Hulhumale and reach in 20 minutes. The ferry leaves every 20 minutes. You can board a bus from the airport to reach the island in 25 minutes.


Speedboats leave every 30 minutes between Male and Hulhumale apart from ferry service.

Where to Eat

Snack joints, high-end restaurants, and fast food joints are the variety of eateries in Hulhumale. Food joints such as Ze.NR Takeaway and Dinemore are other options. You will find many options for Seafood, delicious Indian food, Thai food, and fast food. Eateries at the beaches serve local delicacies. You will get Indian cuisine at Bombay Darbaar and Tandoori Flames.


Hulhulmale, Male, Maldives



Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.


How to Reach

  • Plane : Male International Airport is 1.2 miles away from Hulhumale. You can take MTCC Ferry from Male to Hulhumale and reach in 20 minutes. The ferry leaves every 20 minutes. You can board a bus from the airport to reach the island in 25 minutes.
  • Boat : Speedboats leave every 30 minutes between Male and Hulhumale apart from ferry service.

Things to Do in Hulhumale

  1. Extreme Water Sports

You can undertake a wide range of extreme water sports such as canoes and jet skis and wakeboarding venues at the beach of Huhumale. You can kitesurf or parasail to make the most of your vacation in the islands.

  1. Snorkeling and Sunset Cruises

The Sandbank snorkeling and sunset cruise combine swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, and a sunset dolphin cruise in a small group. Go snorkeling sites near Male and experience marine life such as coral, tropical fish, and sea turtles. A speedboat ride is another attraction.

  1. Cultural Tour

You will learn about the local education system and the reason for the Maldives’ conversion to Islam in a half-day cultural tour. It is your chance to see, experience, and interact with the culture of the locals. This tour is ideals for a group of friends, family members, or acquaintances.

  1. Island Day Trip

Experienced guides will show you two islands to get an insight into local culture and life apart from visiting the boat building yard. This day trip is ideals for family and friends.

  1. Submarine Trip

A submarine trip is a 45-minute dive 145 feet underwater. It covers the tropical fish-filled garden and beautiful coral reef teeming with fish. You will see lionfish, yellow boxfish, turtles, blue and yellow-striped snappers.


Hulhumale, Malé, Maldives

Rating & Reviews

Based on 222 reviews
Very Good
Hussain Faisal
Hussain Faisal
07/24/2020 20:28
Beautiful hulhumale beach with water sports facilities
Hakkim karim
Hakkim karim
08/08/2020 15:55
Hulumale is an important city in the island of Mali. From here, there are boat services to other important places.
Gayan Kavinda
Gayan Kavinda
07/18/2020 12:22
Best place for relax
Ali Fayyaz
Ali Fayyaz
07/24/2020 14:33
2nd home♥️
Bablu Kumar Ray
Bablu Kumar Ray
02/18/2020 15:22
Very beautiful attractive place. Gald to be here

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You can reach Hulhumale from Male on a ferry. Get into a boat from the jetty port in Male. It takes a little longer because you will have to walk from the jetty port for 15 minutes. You can also hire a taxi.
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