Dhoni Sailing

Dhoni sailing is a must while in the Maldives, this traditional boat is a great way to experience a cruise around the endless Indian Ocean. At Vilamendhoo, you can choose the ideal time to set sail with our skilled captain, go for a sunrise or sunset cruise and savour the remarkable views.

Dhonis are handcrafted from durable and reliable coconut palm tree timber using traditional Maldivian methods. The sailboat uses a motor or lateen sail to glide through the ocean.

Charter your own Dhoni for a unique sailing experience at the edge of the outside reef.

Sailing can be arranged at sunrise, midday and sunset.

Jump aboard for just US$40 per trip; the 1-hour excursion can accommodate a maximum of 2 persons per trip .

Schedule: 1 hour charter from 06:00 – 07:00 | 14:00 – 15:00 | 17:00 – 18:00

Minimum age is 12; a parent must accompany all children under the age of 16.


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