Known to be the oldest sea vessel in Maldives, Dhonis are built using wooden planks. In early days these vessels were used by Maldivian fishermen. Built for all types of weather conditions and seas, Dhonis have various types. However, modern Dhonis are generally built of fibreglass. Dhonis which are extensively used for purposes of scuba diving are fitted with diesel engines. In addition to fishing excursions, these vessels are used for passenger transport between various islands of Maldives. Travellers in search of a Maldives hotel will be pleased to find Naladhu, Maldives. Offering villas with supreme comfort and private pools, it is among the top Maldives island resorts.