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Resort Highlights

  • Olive Goidhoo is an environmentally-minded, boutique guesthouse in Baa Atoll
  • Natural, private and unique island getaway
  • Chance to see whale sharks, mantas, macro life, reef sharks, turtles
  • Roof top terrace with sunset views
  • Fishing, island hopping, water sports, desert island experience
  • ILLY Italian coffee and juice bar, alongside seafood BBQs
  • Spacious rooms with air conditioning, rain showers, balconies


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  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 21 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 21 and 14 days prior to arrival
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Resort Description

Olive Goidhoo is a newly-established, 12 bedroom beach hotel in Goifulhafehendhoo Atoll, part of Baa Atoll.

Baa Atoll is a UNESCO-protected region, home to colorful corals, manta rays, sharks, overhangs, macro life, turtles and schools of big eye jackfish. It is common to see whale sharks, grey reef sharks or octopi during a week's worth of diving here.

At Olive, you will discover a two-storey building comprised of guestrooms with balconies, an enclosed courtyard garden, Omala Café & Restaurant and a rooftop terrace with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. 

Fishing, sailing, island hoping, picnics on a sandbank, paddle boarding and sampling life on a desert island are just some of the activities available here. 

Explore diving around the Olive Goidhoo

What to see

The Baa Atoll including the Goifulhafehendhoo Atoll, has been awarded UNESCO status for a reason. You won’t be disappointed by the diversity of fish and coral that you’ll see.

Baa Atoll

This atoll is full of overhangs, whip coral, dark red sponges and black coral bushes. This is an amazing destination for anyone who likes soft coral. The soft corals found in these overhangs are blue, yellow and green; pairs of porcelain crabs rest in anemone coral. You’ll also see large table corals on the reefs. In the channels, you’ll find eagle rays, napoleon wrasses, turtles and sharks.

Goifulhafehendhoo Atoll

This atoll surrounds the outer edge of Baa Atoll and offers a very different diving experience. If you’re visiting the atoll during manta season (usually between November and April), you can expect their orderly feeding behaviour to be disbanded while they feed. They bump into each other like bumper cars at a fairground.

At atoll inner reef, you’ll find musidaes and merulindaes building up the stunning coral reef which sometimes reach the height of over 5 meters, zoanthids growing like wild mushrooms and fungiidaes laying all over the reef. The healthy coral reef gives good protection for colorful angelfish, butterflyfish and crabs and shrimps.

At the outer reef drop-off of northeastern Goifulhafehendhoo atoll, you’ll enjoy dynamic drift dives while watching big schools of bigeye trevallies, batfish and rainbow runners, eagle rays, napoleon wrasses, giant travallies and dogtooth tunas pass by. Hawksbill turtles are often swimming along the drop off while green turtles, stingrays and reef cods sit in overhangs.

Dive Center


  • Dive on lesser known Goifulhafehendhoo Atoll
  • Owned and managed by German and Japanese with more than 20 years of experience in the Maldives
  • Personalized service at a reasonable price with a safety first policy
  • Mantas (seasonal), grey reef sharks, turtles, pelagics
  • Full and half day trips to southwestern Baa Atoll (upon request)
  • Full and half day snorkeling trips to UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Hanifaru Bay (seasonal)
  • Range of PADI recreational training, kids programs
  • Rental equipment, on site compressor, 28ft. speed boat with safety gear, ladders


AQUA BLUE Fehendhoo Dive &  Watersports is based on Fehendhoo Island, a short boat ride from Goidhoo.

Fehendhoo, Goidhoo and Fulhadhoo make up a small independant atoll south west of Baa Atoll called Goifulhafehendhoo. The atoll offers the chance to dive with mantas (seasonal).

Daily snorkeling and diving trips depart for the atoll's inner and outer reef. During season, trips to Hanifaru Bay are organized on a weekly basis. 

Full/half day trips are available on request to the southwest part of Baa Atoll where you will experience completely different underwater topography compared with Goifulhafehendhoo Atoll. 

A full range of PADI recreational training is available alongside a watersports center. 



PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Beach Front Location
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort

Resort Amenities


  • Jet Skiing

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food


  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services


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  • Amex
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  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there


  • An Olive staff member will meet you at the airport and escort you to the resort. It is important to contact us to confirm the transfer right after booking as the schedule is subject to change without prior notice. 
  • The most convenient way to travel to the island is by combined speedboat ferry (additional cost). However, the farry runs on a schedule as follows; Monday at 9am and 1pm, Tuesday at 1pm, Wednesday at 10am and 1pm, Thursday at 9am, Saturday at 9am and 1pm, Sunday at 1pm.
  • It is also possible to arrange a private speedboat transfer or domestic flight and speedboat. Advance notice is required and there's an additional fee. 
  • Check in time is 2pm.


  • Check out time is 12pm. 
  • The return ferry schedule is as follows; Monday at 8am and 2pm, Tuesday at 8am, Wednesday at 8am and 2pm, Thursday at 8am, Saturday at 8am and 2pm, Sunday at 8am.
  • It is possible to return via private speedboat or domestic flight and speedboat. Advance notice is required and there's an additional fee. 


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