Dhidhdhoo, 2010 increased its size to 85 hectares. The additional land was needed to meet the needs of the growing population and industries.
Dhidhdhoo is the economic trade hub of Haa Alif Atoll. The island is in close proximity to a number of other islands.
The historically economically prosperous island of Utheemu is just a short boat ride away.
Things to Do
The water around the island is filled with all sorts of tropical fish, making it an ideal location of fishing or snorkeling.
Also, just like anywhere in the Maldives, there are a number of pristine, white sand beaches that visitors can enjoy. The people on Dhidhdhoo are especially polite and welcoming.
They are more than happy to make conversation with visitors. For those who want to get a better feeling for what it means to be Maldivian, the Holhuvashi is a must see. It is a place where locals just gather to talk and for an adventurous visitor, it can make for a particularly enlightening experience.
Dhidhdhoo: Where to Stay
There are a variety of places to stay on Dhidhdhoo, with accommodations to suit any number of different tastes.
There are simpler, yet fully equipped inns, like the Real Boutique Inn, as well as are more expensive, luxury resorts, like the Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa.