- Year-round whale shark sightings, and manta rays December to May
- Complimentary water sports including SUP, windsurfing and kayaking
- Luxurious details including an award-winning spa, fine dining, and one of the Maldives’ most intimate settings
Mirihi is a paradise for divers, offering exclusive and private guest facilities, luxurious details, and access to one of the Maldives’ best house reefs. The island's spacious and modern guest rooms blend seamlessly into nature, allowing the island's beauty to take centre stage. Treat yourself to fine dining, pampering spa services, and once-in-a-lifetime whale shark adventures. Or, grab your dive buddy and head to the water for scuba diving, snorkelling, and exploration just a few fin kicks from Mirihi's dazzling white sand beach.
Mirihi is one of the most intimate and exclusive islands in South Ari Atoll. This stunning retreat features facilities to suit adventurous couples, families, and dive groups, plus luxurious amenities at every turn. The resort's modern design perfectly showcases the island's natural beauty, with dazzling white sand beaches, a calm clear lagoon, and plenty of quiet jungle hideaways for rest and relaxation. Scuba dive, snorkel, and explore any time you want on the island's house reef. Or, spoil yourself with calming spa services, fine dining and drinking, romantic and adventurous excursions, and long days of relaxation on the beach.
This paradise for divers and sports enthusiasts offers endless opportunities for adventure, both above and below the waves. Mirihi lies in the atoll's deep south, offering short boat rides to the best sites in the area for up-close encounters with marine megafauna, as well as spectacular island-hopping adventures. Make the most of your time on the island with Ocean Pro's PADI courses, night dives, watersports, and exciting guided experiences.
With just under 40 villas and suites, Mirihi feels more like a private getaway than a five-star resort. This island itself is the main attraction, with the luxurious rooms and facilities blending seamlessly into their surroundings. Each modern and spacious villa comes equipped with everything you'll for your dream vacation, but you'll likely spend most of your time outdoors. Adventurous guests can take part in a variety of sports, with everything from PADI courses and snorkelling to paddleboarding, kayaking, and private sailing charters.
With a sumptuous selection of fine dining restaurants, cocktail lounges, and private chef-prepared meals, even the most discerning of palates are guaranteed satisfaction. And, with a brand new menu featured each day, you'll never run out of exciting new options to try. Guests in need of rejuvenation can take advantage of the island's award-winning Duniye Spa, featuring massage, bodywork, ayurvedic therapy, and romantic couples sessions. Daily yoga and meditation sessions are also offered in an oceanside setting. If you're travelling with children, the resort's expert staff is happy to offer childcare while you are out adventuring.
Diving at Mirihi
Mirihi's own 5-star PADI dive centre, Ocean Pro, specialises in unique concierge underwater experiences. They proudly offer PADI courses and guided day and nighttime adventures in the sheltered lagoon. Dive the best sites in the region with scheduled boat trips that hit all the famous hotspots for whale sharks, manta rays, and more. You're guaranteed a dream dive holiday with professional quality rental equipment and cameras, spacious custom dive boats, free nitrox for qualified divers, multiple-dive discounts, and outstanding service both above and below water.
South Ari Atoll's number one oceanic attraction is its year-round encounters with whale sharks. Ocean Pro offers daily trips to the most reliable diving and snorkelling sites for encounters, plus unique combination sailing adventures. When you aren't busy searching for the biggest fish in the sea, you'll have the chance to explore plummeting channels, bustling cleaning stations, current-swept corners, and lovely coral gardens. If you prefer independent adventure, spend your days exploring the island's house reef with its own wreck. Ocean Pro's on-demand tank fills make it easy to enjoy this reef as often as you want, whenever you want!
- Don't miss out on this resort's unique sailing and whale shark snorkelling adventure.
- Be sure to pack a few fancy outfits for the island's luxurious wine lounge and chef's table.
- Plan at least one dry day for rest and rejuvenation at the multiple award-winning Duniye Spa.
- Keep your camera handy during your seaplane transfer to the resort. You'll be flying low over incredible ocean scenery.
Diving in South Ari Atoll
Whale sharkYear round
Healthy coralsYear round
Plentiful reef lifeYear round
Manta RaysYear round
Giant frogfishYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water