Meeru Island, North Malé Atoll

Dip your toes into the dazzling 1.5km-long powder-white sand beach on idyllic Meerufenfushi Island, home to Meeru Island Resort – the third largest resort in the Maldives.

Relax on the beach, sunbathe beside the freshwater swimming pool or be pampered with a therapeutic beauty treatment or massage at one of the island’s two spas.

Choose from a huge range of sea and land activities including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving – there are more than 50 dive sites just a short boat ride away from the Ocean-Pro Dive Centre, which offers a full range of PADI dive courses.

On land, you can play tennis, cricket, beach volleyball, badminton, football and miniature golf; the resort even has a golf driving range.

Where to stay

Meeru Island Resort offers a huge choice in accommodation from garden rooms, beach villas and water villas to honeymoon suites, all featuring traditional tropical décor and all modern comforts. Other amenities include an internet cafe, museum, gift shop and library.

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

Meeru Island Resort is located on the easternmost tip of North Malé Atoll, just 50km from Malé and around 55 minutes by speedboat from the 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: Meeru Island Maldives: 10 September, 2022