This small gem of an island lies in the Alif Dhaal Atoll of the Maldives and is the first island in the archipelago that boasted of overwater bungalows. With surroundings that make for a perfect postcard scene, this tourist island with its intact reef is the perfect spot for tourists trying to get away from the bustle of daily life and enjoy nature in peace. The ideal place to go to for an “eat, pray, love” experience, Mirihi Islands takes you away from the reality of the life you are accustomed to and transports you into the way the world was supposed to be. Perfect nature combined with the most scrumptious foods washed down by new and old world wines - Mirihi Islands is a paradise indeed! This place is an ideal place to go for both food and adventure lovers.
Things to do in Mirihi Islands
Mirihi Islands, with its many charms, has a lot to offer eager tourists. There is much more that lies beneath the clear waters, and snorkelling is among the many delights that tourists can enjoy to get the best out of their visit here. Non-motorized water sports, too, abound here, with kayaking, windsurfing, fishing and diving. The exclusive reef and pristine beaches are definitely worth revelling in, and the calmness of the island is perfect for honeymooners or those who seek solace. The island abounds in palm trees and white-sand beaches, a walk down which is like another life!
Key Spots to Visit in Mirihi Islands
Ocean-gazing, fishing and snorkelling are fun activities that one can enjoy at Mirihi Islands, but there are some spots that should definitely be visited and enjoyed too. Here are some of them.
The Mirihi Islands dive center, which is a 5-star dive center operated by Ocean-Pro Mirihi.
The Madivaru "Manta Reef" that is home to tons of Manta Rays throughout the year. Turtles and sharks can also be watched from this reef.
The wreck of the "Madi-ge" which attracts different kinds of fish as well as divers who love a bit of exploration.
A visit to Mirihi Islands, is the perfect getaway from daily life and a world away from the one everyone knows. Despite its seclusion, there is much to do on a visit here and the memories taken away are priceless. The local tourism department as well as private agencies arrange excursions through the island so that tourists can fully appreciate the island’s rich culture, brilliant surroundings and oneness with nature. With absolute calm, peace and serenity in this one beautiful island, it is certainly worth planning a visit here for the perfect getaway. So visit Mirhi Islands and get hypnotized by the exquisite panoramic vistas that greet your eyes.