Mirihi Island Resort. The term Mirihi refers to the small exquisite yellow flowers found around this beautiful island. According to local folklore, the flowers can be used to take away the poison . Mirihi Island Resort is located on a secluded tropical island in the South Ari Atoll, approximately 85 kilometers south of the capital Male . A picturesque and breathtaking 30 minute seaplane ride from Male will bring you here. This emerald gem is just 350 meters long and 50 meters wide with a sparkling palm-fringed beach of fine white sand. Walk barefoot if you choose, this is as close to nature as you can get. Blessed with white talc beaches, turquoise blue waters and one of the most amazing house-reefs, it is truly a vision of paradise on earth.