K. Guiradhoo is the largest inhabited island in South Male’ Atoll and has just under 1,800 inhabitants. With so much space, the quiet beaches, shady patches of jungle and tranquil lagoon offer travelers a peaceful despite from their everyday lives. Wander around local grocery shops, cafes and souvenir shops in the main village for a flavor of the ‘real’ Maldives. Locally-made handicrafts and artifacts make for magnificent souvenirs of your authentic island experience, as well as playing a part in supporting the local economy and helping to keep local skills alive. And K. Guraidhoo is a well-known live aboard night stop since they can spend the night in a sheltered bay and also offering their guests a look at this once traditional village.
The entire Guraidhoo Channel between Guraidhoo Faru and Maadhoo Falhu has been declared a protected marine Area. This is unique diving opportunity for viewing a wide range of fish life. The outside reef has many reef fish including schooling banner fish as well as turtles and many species of grouper..