Continent
Asia
Country
Maldives
Next Big City
Male
Next Town
South Ari Atoll
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Animals, Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Beautiful lagoon with crystal clear water. Big shallow area, lots of space. Flat to choppy water. Sandy bottom.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
None

The island is about 700m long and 80m wide. A wide beach goes around the island. The beach has very fine, white sand. Lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Generally great weather all year. Air temperature 32┬░C and water 27-28┬░C. Shorts is all you need but maybe a rash guard is good as sun protection. The best time to go is December to March, mainly sunny and very consistent winds. Maldives have no rainy season but stormy weather when the monsoon changes from NE to SW. This normally occurs in May when heavy rain storms passes through. Generally a few short rain showers per week in the summer. Almost nothing in the winter.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E

The best winds are from December to end of February. The wind will mainly blow from the East and is very consistent and smooth with no gusts. January is the strongest month with 20-35 knots daily. Beware of March, a month with no wind normally. The rest of the year varying winds from 5-25 knots, normally when the wind is up, it is up for the whole day with not much changes. Since it is an island this spot works for all directions and it is always possible to find sideshore winds.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
No walk

Fun Island (locally known as Bodufinolhu) is located in the eastern reef of South Male Atoll, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from the Male International Airport. Transfer 45 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport or from Male' - the capital island.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No nightlife, just the hotel bar.