Dhiffushi is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll. The island is 36.99 km (23 mi; 20 nmi) northeast of the country's capital, Malé.[2] Dhiffushi is 0.95 km (0.59 mi) in length and just 0.2 km (0.12 mi) wide, with a total land area of 22.3 ha (55 acres). It is located next to Meerufenfusi. The island has Maldivian flora and fauna with coconut palms along the shoreline. Dhiffushi is the most eastern inhabited island in the Maldives and hence the island witnesses sunrise first in the country. There are about six sandbanks at very close proximity to the island along with snorkeling and diving sites. The island's house reef is more than 10 km (6.2 mi) long housing colorful corals, many varieties of fish, and other marine flora and fauna.

The Island

Dhiffushi is the leading island in the Local Guesthouse industry the Maldives. The island is famous for its hospitality and friendliness of the people while there are a variety of guesthouses run by locals along with a few guest shops opened up for business.
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