Gasfinolhu is located in the North Male atoll and become a Crown & Champa Resort on November 1, 2009. This group also includes Meeru, Veligandu, and many other sister hotels.

Crown & Champa Resorts are very popular, and have received many awards for their excellent facilities and services.

Before November 1, 2009, the Island was managed by Valtur, an Italian tour operator and hotel management company.

Telephone +960 6642078

Fax +960 6645941

Distance From Male 24km

Speed Boat Transfer 30 minutes

Resort Rating 4* Superior

Total Rooms 40

Island Size 380m by 70m

Reef can be reached by boat


40 Beach Bungalows, each with a view of the lagoon with traditional thatch roof and exterior coral walls.

All rooms feature a queen size or two twin beds, tile floors, private sundeck with furniture, air-conditioning, overhead ceiling fan, sitting area, stocked Mini Bar with refrigerator, tea/coffee maker, IDD telephone, color cable TV, personal safe, bathroom with shower, bath accessories, hair dryer and complimentary use of chaise lounges on the beach and beach towels.

Scuba Diving.

The OCEAN-PRO Dive Team welcomes all guests, who not only want to enjoy the luxury of the beautiful dive sites around North Male Atoll, but are also looking for something special.

The island is surrounded by a big lagoon which is home to a great variety of marine life.

There is no typical house reef and so all dives are boat dives.

As the lagoon is shallow it is a perfect environment for both snorkelers and diver training.

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As Liveaboard Dive Boats become more popular with the scuba diving community, the Maldives have responded with dive boats that are available to take you to the most diverse dive spots, islands and atolls in the country

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The Whale Shark season in the seas around the South Ari Atoll is from December to April. All dive schools in this area will put on trips to see the Whale sharks, Vilamendhoo springs to mind as a dedicated divers resort also Sun Island Resort is in a perfect location as a neighbor of Maamagilli Island, with some of the best scuba diving in the area.

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