Kaafu Atoll - Uninhabited Islands

Uninhabited Islands

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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