Experience the Dream Maldives Holiday and discover the true Maldivian life and culture by staying on a local island

Welcome to Hanifaru Transit Inn


A tourist guesthouse  located at the heart of UNESCO Biosphere reserve Baa Atoll which hosts the famous 'Hanifaru Bay'

It's a feeding ground for majestic Manta Rays and Whale sharks, from June to November every year. This is the only place where the most numbers of Manta Rays gather for their feast at once.

The hotel consists of 4 standard 3* rooms with Hot water shower and air-conditioning in the room. A guest house terrace is an ideal place for viewing beautiful sunsets from another angle.


Hanifaru Transit Inn is committed to providing excellent service to budget travelers who want to spend time on a local island and witness the local life in the Maldives along with the beautiful Nature around. Hanifaru Transit Inn team is very well trained to meet your expectation while on your stay. Hanifaru Transit Inn has value added to the service to keep a difference front the competitors.

Dharvandhoo island meets all the regulatory requirements to safely receive guests  if you have completed two doses of vaccine.



Rooms designed specifically for your comfort

There are four good-sized rooms on the property, 1 room located on the ground floor and the rest 3 rooms located on the 1st floor. All of our rooms are completely equipped with a choice of King or Twin sized beds. The ..... square foot rooms are designed specifically for your comfort, and we hope that these rooms are only the beginning of a fantastic memory of your time in the Maldives!

Nature's joy is a millimeter away!

Start your day with an awesome breakfast that will energize you for the rest of day. Birds like crows and hens will help you to get up in the morning and acts as a natural alarm clock. Tourist beach or Bikini beach is located just 5 mins away from our property, so you can experience the finest of our beaches and the sea! Sun loungers and beach hammocks are the best ways for afternoon relaxation.

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, satellite televisions, and other amenities.


Cafe' Hanifaru

Cafe' Hanifaru offers various ranges of foods from European to Asian fusion and especially if you want to try Maldivian local dishes, rest assured you got the best in the town. Our local delicacies are tuned best for your preference and it's from local greens and homegrown herbs and vegetables like cucumber. 

You can choose meals during your booking or select from our a la carte menu.

 Things to do 

Lucky Manta Trip


Manta Season is from June to November of every year. The best days for Manta snorkelling is Full moon or New Moon.

Big Game Fishing


Big game fishing is one of kind fishing when you want to fight the big ones in the sea. The main method used is trolling and the species caught are Wahoo, Sailfish, Tuna and many more.

Photo Shoot


Honeymooners and any other celebration is covered in our photoshoots and it's a great way of sharing your memory in Maldives

Meet the turtles


Turtles in turtle reef are very friendly as they will swim by you without any fear and we guarantee of seen or swimming with turtles at turtle reef.

Sunset Fishing


No rod, no reel, no problem! Whether you are completely new, or even an expert at fishing, the Maldivian Hand Line Fishing experience will be an adventure of a lifetime.  Late afternoon is the best time to practice this particular type of fishing. A normal day's catch could include various species of Snappers, Groupers, Emperors, Trevallies, and various other types of reef fish. 

Robinson Crusoe Castaway


You can become Robinson one day and castaway to a deserted island, we will pack your lunch and enjoy the sun sand and sea of these virgin islands.

Nurse Shark Adventure

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Immerse yourself in a storm of nurse sharks. The trip starts at the dawn of the day as they go feeding frenzy in the area. Nurse sharks and friendly and not aggressive fish.

Sand Bank Visit


Nestled in the turquoise waters, sandbanks are baby islands on their way to becoming fully functional islands. Sandbanks are a great way to take a dip into turquoise water or relax and sip coconut along with a mesmerizing view.

Sunset Dolphin Cruise


Sunset time is the best time to go look for the pods of dolphins that inhabit the surrounding waters. You will be onboard our multipurpose boat enjoying the splendid view of the sunset as the dolphins jump and play with the bow and the wake of the speed boat.


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