Stay Mikado Surf Camp – Thaa Atoll

(3 Reviews)

Looking for a local island Maldives surf camp that gets you off the beaten track, amongst some stunning islands and more importantly, fun, uncrowded waves?

Then Stay Mikado is what you’ve been looking for!

Based on the island of Thimarafushi, down in Thaa Atoll, you’ll be kicking back on a truly local Maldives island, a far cry from the hustle and bustle of the more well-known spots in the North Malé Atoll.

And the reward for a little extra travel time (the island is a 30-minute domestic flight from Malé Airport) is a stunning island paradise, surrounded by some super fun waves and near-empty lineups!

The area is renowned for medium size, right hand reefs breaks – so it’s a super fun playground for intermediate and above.

Best surfed from March to November, spots like Inside Mikado are known for pumping barrels for more experienced surfers, whereas spots like Outside Mikado, Finimas and Adonis offer up more playful waves and are easily reached from the island.



Thimarafushi is one of our most popular local island surf options.

Down in Thaa Atoll, which is rich in culture and tradition with vast amount of beautiful scenery, its a more laid back pace of life (and lineups!) from the busy Northern Atolls.

Daily activities of the locals is fishing, and fishing enthusiasts adore the island as a great place to catch yellowfin tuna and blue Marlin.

Thimarafushi is the authentic experience of the Maldives with a handful of guest houses on the island, white beaches, a beautiful lagoon and impressive sea life.

Whether it’s a solo trip, a honeymoon or a family holiday, everyone will find here their own piece of paradise.

stay mikado surf camp thaa atoll Thimarafushi
stay mikado surf camp thaa atoll Thimarafushi


Inside Mikado

One of the most advanced spots in the area, Insides serves up some fast, hollow waves on the right conditions and is always a firm favourite

Outside Mikado, Finimas and Adonis

For those looking for fun, playful waves – Outsides, Finimas and Adonis offer upa. good mixture of lefts and rights. Always heaps of fun and rarely crowded – surfing down this way is for those who like playful waves without the hassle!


Your base for your stay is Stay Mikado Surf Camp, a clean comfortable local island guesthouse with everything you need to make the most of your time surfing in the Maldives.

All rooms are A/C, there’s a rooftop terrace (perfect for sunset) and the friendly team will help organise all your surf transfers and day trips – with true Maldivian hospitality.

The Stay Mikado Surf Camp package includes everything you need too – return domestic flights, A/C guesthouse accommodation, full board meals, 2 daily surf trips and experiences local guides.

stay mikado surf camp thaa atoll Thimarafushi



Stay from £749pp*

*based on a 5 night stay for 2 adults, per person. Inc return domestic flights


All bookings include:

Return domestic flights or speedboat transfers from Malé Airport

A/C Accommodation (twin or double rooms)

2 x daily surf transfers

Full board meal plan

Unlimited coffee, tea and water

Experienced surf guides

All taxes and service charges


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3 Reviews
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Daniel Wolanowsky

Group Traveller

Chris was very helpful, patient and he really took care of everything we needed before our arrival.
On my next trip to the Maldives he will definitely be my first choice!

About the trip :

We came 3 friends after long journey and as we landed we met a representative from Mikado’s hotel who was very nice and escorted us until our departure flight. When we arrived to Mikado’s island we were welcomed by the staff and surprised to find out we were upgraded to private room even though we ordered a triple room – because they had availability. We closed a surfing package which included all meals and boat transfers to the closest surfing peak’s. Our stay was very pleasant, we enjoyed the staff members, the great food they offered us, the quick answers for all of our requests and the overall vibes. I can say that the package was very affordable for us, the accommodations was outstanding and really value for money – We will definitely go back there !

July 15, 2022

Gwen Youlden

Couple Traveller

We loved our trip to Stay Mikado and will be back! We visited as a group of friends, two couples with one from the Uk and South Africa.
The team led by Ameen, couldn’t have been more helpful throughout the stay, keeping in touch via whattsapp pre arrival to escorting us to the airport. All so friendly and couldn’t do enough for us.
The island itself doesn’t have much tourism at present but locals are welcoming and friendly and the facilities are brand new, including the hotel itself and the Watersports centre and equipment.
The hotel is clean, modern and spacious. Food is fantastic and the variety of sports and trips available is amazing including surf, snorkling, fishing, scuba, jet ski, SUP and trips to incredible secluded islands.
We can’t wait for our next trip and highly recommend Stay Mikado!

June 4, 2022


Group Traveller

Can’t recommend Stay Mikado enough. Clean, comfortable, tasty food and amazing service from the staff. Local community is peaceful and friendly. Can’t wait to come back!

April 1, 2022