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A Very Nice Comfortable Beach at Maafushi

This is a public beach where people can wear bikinis. It has white soft powder sand. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good snorkeling and clear waters.

You could snorkel right off the beach and see many species of fish easily. However, beware of a... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a public beach where people can wear bikinis. It has white soft powder sand. It is located at the North end of the island with a few 4 stars hotel and a couple of new ones being built. The beach area is not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SmartTravellerHK
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Nice, calm, clean. Sun beds can be rented, free for Kaani Grand hotel guests. Only a few people in September. Near- juice bar.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 128marius_
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This beach is at the very north end of the island, but very easily accessible, and is a great place to cool off in the normally hot days to come. Most obviously though, if you go at midday and stay out in the sun, you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jeff206
Reviewed 24 August 2018

welcome to Maafushi Island. Maafushi Island has unique rules because 100% of the people are Islamic. they allow wearing a bikini on the beach they have determined. This beach is very beautiful, with blue water and white sand and is in the city of Maafushi....More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Petualanganku
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is the only beach in Maafushi where wearing bikini is allowed. So it is a little crowded with foreigners. However the beach is very nice. White sands. The waves are very strong in this area. The beach is clean and a good place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RabiulH
Reviewed 28 June 2018

You could snorkel right off the beach and see many species of fish easily. However, beware of a certain fish called the Trigger fish which will sometimes charge if you get too near to their nests.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank LunaWT
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

It is ok if you are mass tourism with aim only to take all photos with dolphins, stingrays, seas turtle etc. The bikini beach is not crowded but beachside it is very tiny - about 50 meters. So most tourist on island will be there....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Vassana N
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The beach for the tourists named “Bikini Beach” is good, the ocean is excellent, with turquoise and very clean water. There are enough sunbeds on the beach, the cost for a pair is $10 per day. The weather was nice at the end of April...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank shishkinajulia
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Had stayed close to bikini beach at Mafushi island. Nice place to relax. This is the only place in Mafushi island where people can wear bikini in public area.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank AdityaNatarajan88
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Nice beach with pure white sand. Good view of the ocean and the incoming waves give you a very feel. Good place to take memorable photos too.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tingsiehang
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