Ihuru Island, North Malé Atoll

Located on North Malé Atoll, Ihuru Island is a truly idyllic sun-kissed island paradise. Fringed with palm trees fronting an immaculate sugar-white beach shelves into a deep blue lagoon.

Relax on the beach, windsurf or paddle the lagoon. Just a short 15m swim away lie reefs where you can snorkel with green turtles above coral that teems with colourful fish.

Where to stay

Ihuru Island is home to the chic beachside villas at Angsana Resort & Spa, which features holistic spa pleasures and numerous leisure activities, just a 20-minute speedboat ride from Malé.

Best time to honeymoon in the Maldives

It’s best to visit the Maldives during the northeast monsoon from December to April when it’s cooler and quite dry. Daytime temperatures average 28°C (82°F)year round.

The Maldives has a hot tropical climate with cooling daytime sea breezes. The southwest monsoon from May to November brings wind and rain, particularly in June and July.

For more climate info: Maldives Weather Guide

Getting there

Ihuru Island is located on North Malé Atoll (also known as Male'atholhu Uthutuburi), about a 20-minute scenic flight by seaplane from the Maldives International Airport.

North Malé Atoll is 58km long and is home to around 50 islands (including the capital Malé).

The Maldives (pronounced Mahl-deeves) is an archipelago of 26 coral atolls, which are fragmented into about 1190 low-lying coral islands that lie scattered in the Indian Ocean around 600km southwest of the southern tip of India and Sri Lanka.

Qantas and Singapore Airlines offer convenient flights via Singapore, with connections from all major Australian airports; as well as direct flights from London with connecting flights from major airports in the USA. Maldivian Air Taxi's Twin Otter's routinely serve the outer islands from Malé.

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Latest update: Ihuru Island Maldives: 10 September, 2022