Dhangethi Island Excursion

Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the wonders of island hopping in the Maldives, the Vilamendhoo way. Explore the rich culture, heritage and history of the nearby local island, Dhangethi.

The local island, with an estimated population of 1,000 people, is known as the primary local island of the South Ari Atoll. Our neighbours here offer a variety of traditional, local crafts and souvenirs, as well as delicious local cuisine.

In respect of how our neighbouring local Maldivians work and live together on the island, the required dress code for the excursion is at minimum a short sleeve t-shirt; knee-length shorts for women, and shorts for men.

The Dhangethi Island Excursion is scheduled every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 15:00 – 17:30.

Price: AIP free / FB US$30 per person; the excursion takes a minimum of 6 persons and a maximum of 25 persons.

A parent must accompany all children under the age of 16.


The following five excursions will not be available from March 14, 2020 until further notice. Please reach out to the excursion team for alternative excursions or contact receptions by dialing 0 for assistance.

1.       Ocean Discovery
2.       Vila Snorkeling
3.       Family Adventure
4.       Whale Shark
5.       Manta & Turtles

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