Formerly known as Lohifushi, the all-inclusive Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort is the ultimate tropical getaway for both surfers and non-surfers alike, and is often regarded as the best value-for-money surf resort in the Maldives. With world-class waves on your doorstep, pristine beaches and crystal clear lagoons, we invite you to relax, unwind and indulge in this Maldivian island paradise.
Located in the North Malé Atoll, Hudhuranfushi is only a 30-minute speedboat ride from Malé airport. The island is known to be one of the most naturally beautiful locations in the Maldives, the perfect combination of lush surrounds, white sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons teeming with brightly coloured fish and coral reef.
For surfers, the world-renowned left hander, Lohis Left, is a short walk from your villa, with capped surf numbers ensuring crowds stay at a minimum. It’s the perfect setup for enjoying island resort life, while having exclusive access to one of the best and most consistent waves in the Maldives. This makes Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort the ultimate holiday destination whether you’re a solo surfer on the hunt for waves, a family, a couple or a group of friends.
Keen to check out other waves in the area? Jump on a Hudhuranfushi boat with one of the experienced Lohis surf guides and discover waves like Sultans, Ninjas and Jailbreaks, the furthest surf break being just 20-minutes away.
Guaranteed Uncrowded Waves & Capped Surfer Numbers
We understand that wave count is important to World Surfaris’ guests who visit Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort, which is why we initiated the capping of surfer numbers at Hudhuranfushi’s house break, Lohis Left.
Whether you’re staying with your family, surfing with friends, on your honeymoon or kicking back for a few days after a boat trip, the capped surfer numbers will ensure you get to enjoy this world-renowned surf break with as few other guests as possible. There aren’t many surf resorts in the Maldives that offer this kind of exclusivity, especially when one of the best left-handers in the area is located right on your doorstep.
Since the surfer cap, World Surfaris’ guests are reporting a more enjoyable surf experience as well as a better atmosphere out in the lineup, which is what a surf trip is all about! Surf, eat, sleep and repeat – what more could you want from a surfing holiday?
Your World Surfaris Surfer Pass
If you intend to surf while staying at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort, it is essential to book a Surfer Pass, which is included when booking with World Surfaris. With only 45 passes availabile at any time, it is highly reccomended to book your stay as far in advance as possible.
If you are a non-surfing adult traveling with a surfer, World Surfaris offers a $50 USD credit voucher per adult, per day, to redeem on selected non-surfing activities, excursions and spa treatments. This way, both surfers and their non-surfing loved ones can enjoy their experience at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort to the fullest potential.
Imagine stepping out of your room to discover a world-class wave – it’s a setup that most surfers only dream about!
Lohis Left is consistent year-round, and surfable in most swell, wind and tide conditions. It can be ridden from 2ft to 6ft, and has multiple take-off zones. One of the best things about Lohis Left is that surfer numbers are capped, meaning as a Surf Pass holder you will be one of very few allowed to surf the wave at any given time.
The accommodation at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort has everything you’d expect from a picture-perfect Maldivian escape. The resort has accommodation for all budgets, whether you’re looking for a romantic and private Ocean Villa, or one of the Lohis Rooms located only a one-minute walk to the world-class Lohis Left surf break. All accomodation types at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort are serviced daily, and feature unlimited Wi-Fi free of charge.
For surfers, these rooms are hard to beat. The Lohis Rooms are as close to the action as you can get, with the Lohis Deck and Lohis Bar only a short one-minute walk away.
Each one of the Lohis Rooms are configured with either one king bed or two single beds, as well as a TV, a mini bar restocked daily, wardrobe, air-conditioning, a well-appointed bathroom and a small relaxation deck with a surfboard rack. Lohis Rooms can also be configured as a tripe share upon request.
Only a few steps to the pristine palm-fringed beach, Hudhuranfushi Resort’s Beach Villas are perfect for surfers travelling with non-surfing friends, family or loved ones.
These spacious villas are configured with either a king bed, two single beds or a triple share. Beach Villas feature a TV, warbdobe, desk space, a mini bar restocked daily, air-conditioning, an indoor/outdoor bathroom, and a timber outdoor living area overlooking the beach.
Beach Villas are positioned on both the sunset side and sunrise side of the island, a short and peaceful stroll through lush tropical surrounds to Lohis Left. Beach Villa guests can enjoy beach umbrellas, sun loungers, hammocks, snorkeling and swiming in the lagoon, right on their doorstep.
Deluxe Beach Villas
Deluxe Beach Villas feature all the comforts and facilities of Hudhuranfushi Resort’s Beach Villas, along with additional privacy and premium positioning around the island. Deluxe Beach Villas stand alone and are not semi-detatched, unlike the surf resort’s Beach Villas.
Family Beach Villas
Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort offers Family Beach Villas on the sunrise side and sunset side of the island. These spacious beachfront villas sleep up to 6 guests, and feature the same facilities as the resort’s Beach Villas. Family Beach Villas include two bathrooms, two mini bars and a large timber outdoor living area.
Indulge in the ultimate Maldivian experience with these overwater bungalows, set high above the Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort lagoon. The Ocean Villas are perfect for honeymooners or anyone who wants a unique stay over the crystal clear Indian Ocean. Located on the opposite end of the island to Lohis Left, Ocean Villa guests are allocated a private buttler for easy transport to and from various points of the resort.
Ocean Villas feature air-conditioning, hardwood flooring, a bathtub, a mini bar restocked daily, a tv and direct private access to the ocean.
Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort has a wide range of dining options available to World Surfaris’ guests. Enjoy extensive buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the resort’s main restaurant, Banyan, or indulge at one of Hudhuranfushi’s other stunning dining offerings during your stay.
This is Hudhuranfushi’s main restaurant and offers a delectable buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner at set dining times.
Start your day with baked treats, fresh fruits with natural yoghurt, the legendary ‘all-in’ omelettes, or for something sweeter, the delicious waffles.
Lunch and dinner is just as delicious, featuring traditional Maldvian cuisine as well as western favourites such as pastas, curries, stir-frys and a daily special such as grilled fish. Don’t forget the huge range of healthy salads, fresh tropical fruits and the yummy dessert bar.
Perfect for celebrating a special occasion, dine on world-class food and enjoy locally sourced ingredients at the Sunset Restaurant, a venue exclusive to Ocean Villa guests*.
Elevated over the lagoon with picturesque views of the sunset, marine life and ocean, the Sunset Restaurant offers a fine dining experience featuring an impressive à la carte menu or extensive buffet.
Love eating local? The Indian Pavilion offers a more traditional buffet style dining experience with authentic North and South Indian cuisine, a speciality of the Indian chef at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Indian Pavilion with your family and friends, located right beside the Banyan Restaurant.
The Lohis Wave restaurant and bar is located on the south end of the island, overlooking the world-renowned Lohis Left. The ultimate hang out spot for surfers and their families, the Lohis Wave serves all-day pizza and drinks, in addition to a buffet style breakfast and lunch. Mingle with other guests and the Lohis surf guides over coffee or a cold beer, and enjoy watching peeling left-handers roll in one after the other.
Beach Bar & Grill
As the name suggests, the Beach Bar & Grill is a causal dining option located right on the water’s edge, on the north end of Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort. Enjoy a variety of burgers, sandwhiches, salads and seafood as well as an extensive menu of beers, spirits and cocktails. The Beach Bar & Grill is the perfect spot to pull up a sun lounger and enjoy a bite to eat in between swims in the crystal clear lagoon. Conveniently open for all-day dining, this beachfront hangout is perfect for families with children or a sunset session with friends.
Is there anything better than a cocktail by the pool at a Maldivian resort? Located near reception, the swim-up style Hiyala Bar is the perfect spot for a refreshing poolside beverage, or a pre-dinner glass of wine. Buffet style morning tea, afternoon tea and midnight snacks are also available at the Hiyala Bar.
Located near the dive centre, the Tiki Bar serves premium drinks and cocktails with live DJ entertainment most evenings until late.
All-Inclusive Food & Drinks
Enjoy all-inclusive food and drinks at the Banyan Restaurant, Lohis Wave, Indian Pavilion, Beach Bar & Grill, Tiki Bar and Hiyala Bar during your stay at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort. Surfers and their friends and familiy are also treated to a BBQ & Cocktail evening every Friday night over at the Lohis Deck, a special pop-up event to celebrate the surfing community at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort.
*An exclusive to World Surfaris guests, a dining experience at the esteemed Sunset Restaurant is included once during your stay, subject to availability and prior reservation.
Surf Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort – Lohis
This region has something for everyone, with a variety of reef breaks ranging in intensity from mellow, shreddable walls to heavy, hollow barrels. Some of the most famous North Malé Atolls’ surf breaks include Lohis, Jailbreaks, Honkeys, Sultans, Ninjas, Cokes (Colas) and Chickens.
The surf season in the North Malé Atolls is similar to Indonesia, with the best waves on offer from March through to October. If you’re chasing bigger waves, you’re likely to see more swell throughout June, July and August. The surf generally ranges in size from 2ft to 8 ft, with some bigger swells popping up throughout the year. Winds are normally from the west (off-shore), with swell direction mainly from the south/south-east.
The ever-consistent Lohis Left is only a short walk from your room at the Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort, with another six quality waves nearby, all within a 20-minute boat ride away.
Lohis is the crown jewel of the North Malé Atolls. A peeling left-hander that breaks right off Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort, it’s well-known as one of the most consistent waves in the Maldives.
Once host to the WQS O’Neil ‘Deep Blue Open’, at Lohis you can expect a deep, barrelling pit and rippable wall, or you can pick off the wider sets and enjoy a freight train ride all the way to the end section. In bigger swells, Lohis is more suitable to intermediate-advanced surfers. In smaller swells or during the low season, Lohis is perfect for all levels, including beginners.
Right opposite all the action, the Lohis Deck and Lohis Wave restaurant and bar is the best vantage point to watch the waves roll in. Family and friends can relax with a drink in hand, take photos, mingle with other guests and Lohis surf guides, or simply kick back and enjoy the atmosphere.
Previously off-limits, Jailbreaks is a long right-hander with three sections, including a mid-barrel section. When it’s lining up right, you can expect a super-fun 300m ride!
Located off Thanburudhoo Island, Honkeys is a super-fun left-hander with a mellow take-off, with a 90-degree bend offering a whackable wall. It’s fun, but not always consistent.
Sultans is one of the most consistent and user-friendly right-handers in the world. With long walls and barrel sections, Sultans has plenty of take-off spots, so crowds shouldn’t be a problem.
To the north is Ninjas and it can be seen from the deck at Lohis Village. This is a fun right-hander for beginner to intermediate surfers, depending on the conditions. With an easier take-off, Ninjas is good for both short boarders and longboarders alike.
One of the more well-known waves in the region, Cokes is a hollow right-hander which breaks at between 3 to 10 ft.
On the other side of Cokes, Chickens is the fastest left-hander in the North Malé Atoll. It’s a swell magnet and can handle swell from 3 to over 10 ft, with rides up to 500m long.
The experienced surf guides at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort not only educate guests on surfing in the Maldives, but are also known for creating the uncomparable atmosphere World Surfaris guests experience at Lohis, whether you’re having a beer on the Lohis Deck or scoring epic waves out in the lineup. More often than not, you will leave Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort with lifelong friendships in the surf guides, who live and breathe to make your surfing experience memorable.
The Hudhuranfushi surf guides offer daily boat trips to six other surf breaks, all within a short 20-minute boat trip away. You decide which wave suits you best and our surf guides will make sure you get there.
Photography and videography services are also available through Hudhuranfushi’s surf guides.
Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort is a dream destination for both surfers and non-surfers alike. The resort offers a wide range of all-inclusive activities and experiences suitable for the whole family, as well as excursions and experiences surrounding the resort available at an additional cost.
From treatments at the spa, to snorkeling the coral reefs, a quick workout at the gym or simply relaxing on a sun lounger with your favourite book, there is so much (or so little) to do at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort. Whether you’re looking to fill up your days with fun and adventure, or keep the party going after sunset with live music and premium cocktails, there is something for everyone.
World Surfaris guests can enjoy all-inclusive non-motorised watersports and snorkeling, as well as a range of complimentry excursions such as a Dolphin or Sunset Cruise. Non-surfing guests can also redeem their $50 USD daily credit voucher on activites such as yoga, diving, or Chavana Day Spa treatments.
Chavana Day Spa
A trip to the Maldives isn’t complete without a visit to a day spa. The Chavana Day Spa at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort offers a range of spa services, from traditional aromatherapy massage, to more complex face and body treatments for every skin type.
The experienced Balinese therapists will help purify your body and mind through a myriad of spa treatments and you’ll leave feeling renewed, refreshed and relaxed.
The Chavana Day Spa features four double rooms with outdoor showers and baths, three outdoor bales, manicure and pedicure facilities and a retail boutique with a range of beautiful products and gifts.
If you like to get active on holidays, Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort has a range of sporting facilities to keep you entertained. Play tennis or squash, workout in the gym, take the kids to the playground or swim some laps in the pool.
Yoga & Physiotherapy
If you just can’t miss your weekly yoga sessions, no worries. Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort offers surf-specific yoga sessions twice a day, perfect for stretching out between surfs. Private and semi-private yoga sessions are available at the resort, as well as physiotherapy sessions with an experienced physiotherapist.
Snorkeling & Watersports
The lagoons out the front of Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort are teeming with tropical fish and coral reefs, making it the perfect place to grab a snorkel, fins and goggles and take off to explore the crystal clear water and marine life.
The Maldives is an aquatic playground, so it’s not surprising that it attracts watersport lovers from around the world. From catamaran sailing, to wind surfing, jet skiing, canoeing and kite surfing, Hudhuranfushi has it all.
The abundant marine life and pristine waters of the North Malé Atoll make it the ideal place to dive. From bronze whale sharks, to tropical fish and coral, the Maldives is on the top 10 must-dive sites for international divers.
From Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort you can access a spectacular 40 different dive points, including MS Victory Wreck, Octbetilla, Manta Point, Shark Point, Rainbow Giri, Lions Head, Paradise Rock, Aquarium, Coral Garden, Banana Reef and more.
Never dived before? No worries. Hudhuranfushi Resort offers dive courses in English, German, Japanese and Dhivehi. Additionally, the resort offers certificates for PADI, Barakuda and CMAS. Equipment hire is available through the dive centre, including BCD, regulator, wetsuit, computer, mask, fins, snorkel, video camera and more. Diving experiences and excursions are available every day, weather permitting.
A weekly fishing excursion is included for all surfers and their families during their stay. This is a casual and light-hearted experience where surfers can connect and enjoy an activity together after a day in the surf. Other fishing trips and experiences are also available at Hudhuranfushi Surf Resort.
Lohis Deck & Beaches
Prefer to keep it simple? Kick back on a sun lounger with a drink of your choice at one of Hudhuranfushi Resort’s pristine beaches, or head to the Lohis Deck for the perfect shady vantage point of the surf.