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10 Closest Island Resorts to Male International Airport [Resorts Nearest to the Velana International Airport]

Anantara Resort Veli Maldives

Male International Airport or Velana International Airport is the main International Airport in the Maldives. It is one of the busiest international airports in the region. The Maldives receives a large number of foreign tourists each year especially for their beautiful island resorts. However, a lot of people want to spend money on staying at the island resort. They want to save money on transfer from Male Airport to the resort.

In this article, we have compiled a list of 10 closest island resorts from the Male International Airport aka Velana International Airport.  To know distance between Male International Airport and all other resorts, refer this article.

10 Closest Island Resorts to Male International Airport [Resorts Nearest to the Velana International Airport]

1. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives – 9.2 km

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives is one of the closest island resorts to Male International Airport (Velana International Airport). The distance between Male International Airport and Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives is just 9.2 km.

Take a speedboat ride from Male International Airport to the resort. This ride offers you an amazing and wonderful experience and may take up to 15-minutes. There are 55 water villas, categorised in several classes, from large to enormous.

During low season, the charges per night ranging from US$843. On the other hand, the high seasons charges per night ranging from US$1031.

To check latest rates and great deals, visit this page.

Male Airport Transfer Charges

  • US$99/adult, round trip with all taxes included
  • US$49.5/child, round trip with all taxes included
  • US$0 per infant, complimentary (free), below 2 years only

Please check detailed transfer information here.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives

2. Adaaran Prestige Vadoo – 10.3 km

Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is one of the most popular island resorts in the Maldives, located near Velana International Airport. The distance between Male International Airport and Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is just 10.3 km. A special speedboat service is available to the resort guests at the International Airport. It’s an exclusive service to the resort guests only.

You just need to take a speedboat from Malé International Airport for Adaaran Prestige Vadoo. It may take up to 15-minutes to reach your beautiful resort. It is one of the cheapest ways to spend your holiday in the Maldives. It saves your money for your next holiday trip.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Rates

  • US$130 per adult, round trip with all taxes
  • US$65 per child (2-11 years), round trip with all taxes

Please refer this dedicated article on airport transfer to Adaaran Prestige Vadoo.

Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, Maldives
Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, Maldives

3. Paradise Island Resort & Spa – 11 km

Paradise Island Resort & Spa is one of the most beautiful island resorts in the Maldives closest to the Male International Airport (Velana International Airport). The resort has about 62 water villas / overwater bungalows and 282 rooms / suites in total.

The distance between the Paradise Island Resort & Spa Maldives and Male International Airport is just 11 km. By speedboat (from Male International Airport), you can easily reach to the resort in about 20-minutes.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Rates

  • US$109 per adult
  • 50% of adult rate for child
  • Infants are complimentary (below 2 years)

Please check airport transfer rates and how to proceed here.

Paradise Island Resort and Spa
Paradise Island Resort and Spa

4. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives – 12.4 km

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is a perfect island resort for romantic holiday in the Maldives. It is one of the most popular honeymoon resorts in the Maldives, popular among the young couples. In 2018, TripAdvisor ranked it as among the Top 5 Best Hotel in the World 2018.

The resort features natural materials, and wood floors and beautiful overwater villas. The overwater island resort offers many modern facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, a spa, a cinema, chic pool, hot tub, room service, local seafood, private motor boats, and much more.

To reach Gili Lankanfushi Maldives Resort from the Male Airport, you can take a speedboat ride, which may take up to 20 minutes ride. The distance between Male Airport and Gili Lankfanfushi Maldives Resort is just 12.4 km.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Rates

  • US$93 per child (below 12 years)
  • Infants (below 2 years) are complimentary / free

To get detailed transfer information, refer this article.

Ocean View at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives
Ocean View at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

5. Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives – 12.8 km

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is one of the most visited island resorts in the Maldives. The distance between Male Airport and Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is just 12.8 km. The distance can be covered by a speedboat ride, which may take up to 15 minutes to reach the resort.

The resort has 64 water villas / overwater bungalows and total 140 rooms / suites. The resort offers Wi-Fi, room service, wooden steps, an entertainment centre, ceiling fans, a mini bar, tea making area, and much more. A prior reservation is required to get confirmed overwater villa in peak season.

Rates Per Night

Airport Transfer Charges (Speedboat transfer)

  • US$150 per adult including all taxes
  • No children allowed below 12 years
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives

6. Thulhagiri Island Resort – 14.7 km

Thulhagiri Island Resort is a beautiful island resort, located in North Male Atoll, approx. 14.7 km from the Male International Airport (Velana International Airport). To reach the resort island from the Male Airport, take a speedboat ride, which may take up to 25 minutes.

The island resort offers beautiful beach view, amazing crystal clear waters, beautiful ocean view, amazing modern facilities, reasonable rates compared to other luxury resorts, and much more. Many popular tourist attractions are also located near the island resort.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Charges (Speedboat Journey)

  • US$100 per adult
  • US$50 per child
Thulhagiri Island Resort
Thulhagiri Island Resort

7. Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives – 16.5 km

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives is one of the closest island resorts to the Male International Airport aka Velana International Airport. The distance between Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives and Velana International Airport (Maldives International Airport) is just 16.5 km. This distance can be covered by a speedboat which may take up to 20 minutes of boat ride.

The island resort has 60 water villas / overwater bungalows and has total 115 rooms / suites. A very rare thing in the Maldives, they offers a surfing beach on the island. It is one of the cheapest overwater island resorts in the Maldives.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Rates (Speedboat Only)

  • US$200 per adult including all taxes
  • US$100 per child including all taxes (2-11 years)
  • Infants are complimentary (free)
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

8. COMO Cocoa Island Resort – 30.4 km

COMO Cocoa Island Resort is one of the closest island resorts to the Male International Airport aka Velana International Airport. The distance between the COMO Cocoa Island Resort and Velana International Airport can be covered by taking a speedboat ride, which may take up to 35 minutes of journey.

The resort has 33 water villas / overwater bungalows and 36 total rooms / suites. The island resort offers a bar, various water sports activities including diving, snorkelling, and much more. It’s a perfect location for romantic holiday for young couples and newly married couples.

Per Night Rates

Male Airport Transfer Rates (Speedboat Only)

  • US$350 per adult including all taxes
  • US$175 per child (2-11 years) including all taxes
  • Infants are complimentary / free (below 2 years)
COMO Cocoa Island Resort
COMO Cocoa Island Resort

9. Anantara Veli Maldives Resort – 24.5 km

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is one of the best luxurious island resorts in the Maldives, closest to the Male Airport. The island is located in South Male Atoll, Maldives. It’s a beautiful and wonderful location for each occasion, such as wedding anniversary, birthday celebrations, honeymoon, and much more.

The distance between Anantara Veli Maldives Resort and Male International Airport is just 24.5 km. This can be covered by taking a speedboat ride, offered by the island resort itself. An advance arrival information should be provided to the island resort for necessary speedboat arrangement.

Rates Per Night

Male Airport Transfer Rates (Speedboat Only)

  • US$258.72 per adult (18 years and above), including all taxes
Anantara Veli Maldives Dhoni Bar and Pool
Anantara Veli Maldives Dhoni Bar and Pool

Read Also: Distance Between Male International Airport and All Maldives Resorts

10. Resort Kurumba Maldives – 4.5 km

Resort Kurumba Maldives is one of the resorts located near Male International Airport (also known as Velana International Airport). The distance between Male Airport and Kurumba Maldives is approx. 4.5 km. This is very close island resort with Overwater Villas to spend your vacation and holiday.

At this island resort, you can enjoy beautiful white sand beaches, coconut trees, best crystal clear waters, private terraces with beach views, and much more. To make Overwater villa reservation at the best prices available, refer this link by us.

Male Airport Transfer Rates (Speedboat Transfer Only)

  • US$111 per adult includes all taxes, round trip
  • US$55.50 per child (2-12 years) includes all taxes, round trip
Kurumba Maldives Resort
Kurumba Maldives Resort

Article Title: 10 Closest Island Resorts to Male International Airport [Resorts Nearest to the Velana International Airport
Article first appeared on December 15, 2018.
Last re-published on January 30, 2020.

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