Faro Marina is the first and only yacht marina in the Maldives. Conveniently located at the top of the South Male Atoll in Emboodhoo Lagoon at 4°07’19.75’’N and 73°27’51.49’’E., just a 15-minute by speed boat from Velana Airport. Faro @ EMBOODHOO is the perfect haven for yacht owners, captains, and crew to relax at or explore the Maldives and the Indian Ocean from.
Faro Marina has 40 berths, can accommodate yachts from 10m to 63m in length, and boasts a world-class selection of restaurants, lounge bars, shops, and activities for owners, guests, captains, and crew to enjoy including The Hard Rock Cafe, The Hard Rock Hotel, Saii Lagoon by Hilton, The Beach Club, Len Be Well Spa, Best Dives Dive and Watersports Centre. The marina also offers 24-hour dockhand assistance, 24-hour security, complimentary electric buggy service, complimentary Wi-Fi, shore power up to 160 amperes, water, provisioning service, laundry service, yacht cleaning service, refueling dock, fuel bunkering, garbage disposal, pump out, Saii Lagoon by Hilton gym membership, hairdresser and barber, free transfer of packages less than 2kg to and from Male and 15-20% discount for berth holders on selected restaurants, shops, the lounge bar, spa, and the beach club.”
Faro Marina is located at the top of the South Male Atoll four nautical miles south-west of Male at 4°07’19.75’’N 73°27’51.49’’E. When approaching from the north follow the channel between Vaadho island and Emboodhoo Lagoon leaving Vaadho on your starboard side. Once you have passed Vaadho island you will see the marina entrance on your port side. Entry to the marina is marked by port and starboard lateral marks. We recommend arriving between 0900 and 1700.
On approach please hail the dock team on VHF Channel 68 and let them know if you would prefer to moor bow or stern-to. The dock team will then provide you with mooring instructions. Once in visual range please follow the hand signals and mooring guidance provided by the dock team. Please prepare your fenders and mooring lines in good time.
Maneuvering, Berthing & Safety - the maximum speed limit is 3 knots, vessels must be moored with sufficient lines and fenders, mooring lines, and other equipment, including tenders, should not be left on the dock and open flames, BBQs, and fireworks are not permitted. Environmental - oil, fuel, hazardous material disposal, and sewage discharge are not permitted, garbage must be disposed of in the garbage containers provided and biodegradable cleaning materials must be used for cleaning. General Etiquette - loud noise, inappropriate behaviour, and drone flying are not permitted.