Although uninhabited, some islands of the atoll have commercial uses. These include
- Baros which was previously inhabited and abandoned only during the reign of Sultan Hassan Nooraddeen I for unknown reasons. It is now the home of the Baros Island Resort.
- Bodu Hithi which houses a 5-star Coco Palm resort.
- Dhoonidhoo which houses a detention unit.
- Farukolhufushi which housed a Club Med until the tsunami on December 26, 2004. Another resort named Club Faru opened here around the end of 2005.
- Ihuru on which is located a Maldivian 4 star resort, the "Angsana Resort and Spa Maldives"
- Kanifinolhu which houses a Club Med village (Club Med Kani), the only one on the atoll since the Club Med Faru on Farukolhufushi was destroyed.
- Lankanfinolhu which has been home to a tourist-resort called Paradise Island Resort since 1979.
- Dhigufinolhu which has housed a 5-star Maldivian resort, Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa, since September 2006.
- Vihamanafushi was the first Island in the Maldives to be developed for Tourism, now called Kurumba Maldives being a 4.5 star Resort.
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