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All Maldives Island Resorts: Transfer Cost, Seaplane Cost, Speedboat Cost, Service Charges and More

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Maldives is a popular island destination around the world. In recent years, the number of foreign tourists arrivals are increased especially for island resorts. It is one of the best tourist attractions in the Maldives. A lot of tourist want to save money in transfer from the Male International Airport (Velana International Airport) to their desired island resort. They want to know about airport transfer charges offered by the hotel.

In this article, Overwater Bungalows Guide compiled a list of island resorts in the Maldives with their seaplane transfer cost, speedboat cost, service charges, and more. So, let’s see!

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All Maldives Island Resorts: Transfer Cost, Seaplane Cost, Speedboat Cost, Service Charges and More

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Seaplane transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 695, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to below 12 years old): USD 399, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2 years old): Complimentary

Standard Transfer Times: from 6: 00 am until 3:00 pm

Velaa Private Island

Seaplane transfer takes 50 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates for shared seaplane transfer are:

  • Adult (12 years and above): USD 1035 per adult, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11 years): USD 518 per Child, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2 years): No charge

Seaplane transfer between 6am to 5pm only

Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi

A 55-minute ride over a stunning marine seascape awaits you before touching down directly at Sirru Fen Fushi.

  • USD 585 per adult (age 12 years and above)
  • USD 340 per child (ages between 2 – 11.99 years)
  • Complimentary for infants (age below 1.99 years) roundtrip

Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives

Speedboat transfer takes 75minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 250, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11 years): USD 125, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary

Seaplane transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 450, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11 years): USD 225, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Mandatory speedboat transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:
From now thru and including October 31, 2019:

  • Adult: USD 155, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2- 14 Years): USD 77.50, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-2 years ): Complimentary

From November 1, 2019 thru and including October 31, 2020:

  • Adult: USD 160, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2- 14 Years): USD 80.00, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-2 years ): Complimentary

Vakkaru Maldives

Seaplane transfer takes 30 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 699 per adult, round trip, exclusive of tax
  • Child (2 -11 years): USD 350 per child, round trip, exclusive of tax
  • Infant (0-1 years): complimentary per Infant, round trip
    One-way charges are based on 60% of return pricing.

COMO Maalifushi

Through 5 January 2020

1. Seaplane transfer takes 60 minutes from Male International Airport.
The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 660 per adult, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11): USD 330 per child, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2): Travel for free

From 6 January 2020 to 10 January 2021:

  • – 6th January 2020 – 10 January 2021 – USD 750 per person
  • – 6th January 2020 – 10 January 2021 – USD 375 per child

Fun Island Resort & Spa

Speedboat transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Transfer by Speed Boat per adult: USD 124(roundtrip)
  • Transfer by Speed Boat per child: USD 62(roundtrip), (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • Complimentary for Infants (Below 2 years)

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives

Mandatory Return speedboat transfer rate from 29th July 2019 onward:

  • USD 275 NET Per Adult (15 years and over)
  • USD 138 NET Per Child (2-14.99 years old)

Jumeirah Vittaveli

Speedboat transfer from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 308, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (4-11 years): USD 154, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-4 years): Complimentary

Seaplane from Male International Airport. From 1 November 2018 to 31st October 2019. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 400.4, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to below 12 years): USD 265, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2 years): Complimentary if seat is not occupied

OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo – A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort

Speedboat transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 280, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (5 to below 15 years): USD 140, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 5 years): Complimentary

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Boat transfer, which takes 15 minutes from Male International Airport.

  • Adult (12 years and above): USD 148, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (6-11 years): USD 74 round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (below 6 years): Complimentary

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

A shared transfer on the resort’s yacht

  • USD 350 + taxes and service charge/person per way
  • USD 100 + 23.2% Tax and service charge/child per way (6 to 11.99 years old)
  • Complimentary for children below 5.99 years old

Fihalhohi Island Resort

Speedboat transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 150, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 – 11 years): USD 75, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 – 2): Complimentary

Diamonds Thudufushi – All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 504, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11 years): USD 252, round trip, inclusive of all taxes

Maafushivaru Maldives

A 25-minute round-trip seaplane transfer to the resort from Malé International Airport.

  • USD 220 per child excluding 12% GST (The cost for a child from November 1, 2018)

Mirihi Island Resort

Mandatory seaplane transfer takes 30 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 526.40, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child: USD 263.20, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant: Complimentary

Domestic Flight transfer takes 20 minutes from Male International Airport and further 30 minutes by speed boat. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 436.80, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child: USD 218.40, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant: Complimentary

LUX* South Ari Atoll

  • Adult/Teen: Shuttle Fee USD 350 per adult
  • USD 175 per child
  • Return transfer for Infant (0-1 years) is complimentary.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Speedboat transfer takes approximately 120 minutes from Male International Airport. One way rates are USD 3080.

Seaplane transfer takes 30 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 590, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to below 14 years): USD 280, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to below 2 years): Complimentary

Domestic Flight transfer takes 40 minutes (Including speed boat to resort from domestic airport). The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 560, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to below 14 years): USD 280, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to below 2 years): Complimentary

Diamonds Athuruga – All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 504, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-11 years): USD 252, round trip, inclusive of all taxes

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa – All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 448, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (02-11 years): USD 224, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to below 2 years): Complimentary

Domestic Flight transfer takes 30 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 330, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (02-11 years): USD 165, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to below 2 years): Complimentary

Lily Beach Resort and Spa – All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport, The return rates are

  • Adult: USD 405, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to under 12 years): USD 240, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years): Complimentary

Domestic Flight transfer takes 20 minutes from Male International Airport to Maamigli International Airport and it is followed by a 35 minutes speed boat ride to Lily Beach

  • Adult USD 430, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to under 12 years): USD 215, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years): Complimentary

Sun Island Resort & Spa

Domestic Flight transfer takes 20 minutes from Male International Airport. Mandatory Domestic Flight Transfer rates are:

  • 1st Apr 2019 to 1st Nov 2019 : USD 250 per Adult, per stay
  • 1st Nov 2019 on wards : USD 275 per Adult, per stay
  • 50% of above per Child, per stay
  • Complimentary for Infants (Below 2 years)

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

  • Shared seaplane roundtrip transfer rate is USD 600 per adult.
  • USD 360 per child (Children between 2 – 11 years)
  • Complimentary with sitting on adult’s lap (under the age of 2 years)

OBLU SELECT at Sangeli- All Inclusive

Speedboat transfer takes 50 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 260, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2- below 12 years): USD 130, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2 years ): Complimentary

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Mandatory seaplane transfer takes 20 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • Adult: USD 390, round trip, inclusive of all taxes & USD 405 from November 2019 onward.
  • Child (2-14 years): USD 195, round trip, inclusive of all taxes & USD 202 from November 2019 onward.
  • Infant (below 2 years): Complimentary

Kuramathi Maldives

  • Combined round trip (Male Airport – Kuramathi – Male Airport) speedboat transfer is at US$80 per adult (12 years old and above)
  • US$40 per child (2 – 11.99 years old)
  • Infants (below 2 years old): complimentary

Seaplane transfers

  • Adult – US$ 432.40
  • Child – US$ 207.20

Adaaran Prestige Water Villas – Premium All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

  • 1st Nov 2018 onwards – Adult Transfer rate is USD 375
  • Child transfer Rate USD 187.50

The airport transfer by Domestic flight (20 minutes) followed by a 40 minutes Dhoni boat ride to the resort. Please contact resort to arrange domestic transfer in advance. 15th May 2019 – 31st Oct 2019

  • Adult (12 years and above at the time of travel) – USD 225
  • Child (02 to under 12 years at the time of travel) – USD 113
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years old at the time of travel) – Complimentary

1st Nov 2019 – 30th April 2020

  • Adult (12 years and above at the time of travel) – USD 275
  • Child (02 to under 12 years at the time of travel) – USD 138
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years old at the time of travel) – Complimentary

Heritance Aarah – Premium All Inclusive

Seaplane transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport.

  • The return rates are:
  • Adult Transfer rate is USD 400
  • Child transfer Rate USD 200

Dhigali Maldives

Transfers from Male International Airport via Seaplanes take 45 minutes and Domestic transfers including transfers by speedboat from Dharavandhoo domestic airport takes 110 minutes to reach Dhigali Maldives.

The below rate(s) is/are valid for all arrivals until the 31st Oct 2019:

  • Adult: USD 483 per Adult, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 – 11.99): USD 408 per Child, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 – 1.99): Complimentary per Infant, round trip.

The below rate(s) is/are valid for all arrivals from 01 Nov 2019:

  • Adult: USD 547 per Adult, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 – 11.99): USD 413 per Child, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0 – 1.99): Complimentary per Infant, round trip.

JOALI, Maldives

  • Airport transfer by seaplane USD 1190 net per person return
  • child 50% off
  • valid for all booking from 22 Dec 2019.

Adaaran Select Meedhupparu

Seaplane transfer takes 45 minutes from Male International Airport. The return rates are:

– 1st Nov 2018 till 31st Oct 2020:

  • Adult Transfer rate is USD 375
  • Child transfer Rate USD 187.50

Airport transfer by Domestic flight (20 minutes) followed by a 40 minutes Dhoni boat ride to the resort.

15th May 2019 – 31st Oct 2019

  • Adult (12 years and above at the time of travel) – USD 225
  • Child (02 to under 12 years at the time of travel) – USD 113
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years old at the time of travel) – Complimentary

1st Nov 2019 – 30th April 2020

  • Adult (12 years and above at the time of travel) – USD 275
  • Child (02 to under 12 years at the time of travel) – USD 138
  • Infant (0 to under 2 years old at the time of travel) – Complimentary

You & Me Maldives

Transfer charges (Airport/Resort/Airport)

  • Seaplane – USD 470 per person (45 minutes)
  • Domestic Flight – USD 270 per person. Domestic Flight (30 minutes) + Speedboat (20 minutes)

Reethi Faru, Bio Luxury Resort

Domestic Flight & Speedboat*

A 20 minutes Domestic flight from Malé to Dharavandhoo (Baa Atoll) followed by a 45 minutes speedboat transfer. Please find the applicable return rates as follows:

  • USD 336.00 per adult / USD 168.00 per child
  • Infants below 2 years travel free of charge.

Seaplane*
Approximately 45 minutes from Malé. Please find the applicable return rates as follows:

  • USD 516.00 per adult / USD 310.00 per child
  • Infants below 2 years travel free of charge.

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Article Title: All Maldives Island Resorts: Transfer Cost, Seaplane Cost, Speedboat Cost, Service Charges and More
Article last re-published on October 4, 2019.

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(2) Comments

  1. Kimberly says:

    Are the seaplane charges return or one way?

    1. overwater says:

      Hello Kimberly, please click on specific island resort name to get more info whether it is one-way or return charges.

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