Maafushi Tourism

Visit Maafushi - Best of Maafushi

Maafushi (Dhivehi: މާފުށި) is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll and the proposed capital for the Medhu Uthuru Province of the Maldives. It is noted for the Maafushi Prison. It was heavily damaged in the 2004 tsunami which impacted on over 100,000 of the Maldives 300,000 population. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, supported by the Irish and American Red Cross Societies, began work on a mains sewage system on August 10, 2006. The International Federation has also funded the building of homes for those who lost theirs during the tsunami. Both schemes are carried out in partnership with commercial contractors and with the support and involvement of the local community.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Maafushi in Maldives is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Maamigili also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Maamigili for its bountiful attractions like Republic Square, Sultan Park And National Museum, Fish Market on your trip to Maafushi. Also, to reach Maafushi, you'll have to take a flight to Maamigili; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Maafushi.

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Facts and Stats for Maafushi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Maafushi

    Know the pollution level of Maafushi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.16 (High)
    • Water Pollution 83.33 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 78.85 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67.31 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 84.62 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.88 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 76.92 (High)
  • Maafushi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Maafushi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Maafushi.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.85 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 70.65 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 67.05 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 47.78 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 65.76 (High)
    • Drug offense 79.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 51.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 64.13 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.3 (High)
  • Living in Maafushi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 34.82 (Low)
    • Climate Index 59.15 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 81.87 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 40.05 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 28.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maafushi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maafushi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.47 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.17 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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