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  • Free Transfer Hulhule to Male and...

    Male Island Transportation

    If you're staying at the airport hotel, or you're looking for a cheap transfer to Male from Hulhule (the airport island), then look no further than the Hulhule Airport Hotel dhoni. It departs from opposite the domestic terminal at the airport and takes only 10 minutes to transfer to Male.No one checked that I was a resident at the hotel at either...

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    Male Island Hotels

    Awesome,awesome,awesome! Just go and enjoy heaven on earth.

  • Jumhoorie Maidan : Republic Square

    Male Island Things to Do

    This venue is the most beautiful in Male' city ,estabilished in 1989 its located on the northern waterfront.Jumhoorie Maidan is also known as the Republic Square, nearby there's the tallest flagpole in Maldives , called the Bodu Dhida.Scenic view of the buildings in contrast of the Presidential Jetty ,made this venue a popular gathering spot for...



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  • Scuba dive

    Kuredu Things to Do

    You are in the Maldives so it is a bit criminal not to have a peek underwater, it's so lovely down there!There is a dive centre on the island so you can learn to dive there or dive, dive, dive if you are already qualified.The house reef is very good. There is even a small wreck near the jetty and this can be done from shore. The Kuredu Express is a...

  • Use the spa

    Kuredu Things to Do

    There is a spa on Kuredu and it looks fab. The treatment rooms overlook the sea and have a real luxury feel about them. So if you feel like a bit of pampering, then go fo it.A word of warning: prices are on the steep side. Probably slightly more expensive than in your average London salon.Example in Nov 09: full Swedish body massage was $96.

  • Thirsty work

    Kuredu Tourist Traps

    The majority of the accommodation is located approimately 10 to 15 minutes walk away from the restaurants and bars. You are not permitted to take glasses out of bars ( they will not provide paper or plastic cups). So if you are relaxing on the beach at your bungalow and would like a drink you have to go to the bar or use you mini bar and this is...



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  • Guided tour of the island by a local

    Thulusdhoo Things to Do

    We spent a week on the resort island of Hudhuranfushi in November 2013. After a couple of days of enjoying the white sand, the incredible snorkelling and the all-inclusive cocktails, we were ready to get out and see some of the "real" Maldives.Thankfully, the resort offered a half day trip to one of the local islands; the island of Thulusdhoo which...

  • Political wall paintings in Thulusdhoo

    Thulusdhoo Local Customs

    During our day trip to the local island of Thulusdhoo in November 2013, our guide explained to us how the local population display their political allegiance by painting the exterior walls of their homes.This might include the logo of their chosen party, the colours of their favoured party or, in most cases, a number which signifies the political...

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  • Free return transfer to/from Male

    Hulhule Transportation

    If you have time to spend on Hulhule, you could easily take a quick trip over to Male, the capital island of the Maldives.The Hulhule Airport Hotel operates a free dhoni service over to the capital which takes approximately 10 minutes. Departure times are available from the hotel.The dhoni departs from opposite the domestic terminal at the airport...

  • Seafood Siren!

    Hulhule Restaurants

    A selection of dishes is available at this restaurant - they suit both budget and palate.I had a wonderful plate of seafood and each item was delicious, fresh and full of flavour - a great last meal in the Maldives!! Any of the seafood - wonderfully fresh and full of flavour!

  • Visit the capital - Male

    Hulhule Things to Do

    Thought you were arriving to/departing from Male? Well, you'd be wrong. It might be called Male International Airport but its actually on the island of Hulhule in the Maldives.If you find yourself with time on Hulhule, why not make use of the free dhoni provided by Hulhule Island Hotel which departs from opposite the Domestic Terminal and takes...



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  • Bare-footed pilots

    Batala Local Customs

    We were so surprised to find out that the pilots of the sea-planes don't wear shoes!I don't know if on the photo this can be seen, but believe me!

  • From Male to Bathala

    Batala Transportation

    Bathala is an island sold exclusively by an Italian tour Operator: Azemar, so the vacations are all-inclsive and therefore in the price transport from Male to Bathala is included.You can choose to get there by boat or by sea-plane.If you go by boat, be prepared for a rather long trip: it is almost 2 hours by fast-boat. And if the sea is rough, it...

  • Snorkeling

    Batala Sports & Outdoors

    Snorkeling is how I spent my days in the Maldives - possibly I spent more time with my head underwater than overwater. The colours of the fishes near the reef - and the variety - was simple endless and unbelievable: I wish I knew the English names for them. My favourite, however, is the baby batfish in the picture: it stayed all its time under the...



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