Soneva Fushi Maldives

How do I get to Soneva Fushi Maldives from Male International Airport

Stationed in the mesmerizing locales of Baa Atoll, Soneva Fushi Maldives offers an exquisite collection of 64 luxury beachfront villas and 8 Water Retreats or Overwater villas. Villas here are built with different size capacities (capacity from 1 to 9 bedrooms) whatever suits your comfort and need. Does Soneva Fushi offer airport transportation?

Yes, to reach Soneva Fushi from Male International Airport, airport transportation is provided, continue for details. If you are worried or confused about transfers to Soneva Fushi, do not worry as in this section we have listed all the transfer-related info. You can find here, available modes of transfer, timings, charges, and more important transfer info. So, let’s get to our mini guide!

Soneva Fushi Maldives
Soneva Fushi Maldives, Image Credit: Soneva Fushi Maldives

How do I get to Soneva Fushi Maldives from Male International Airport?

Soneva Fushi is built on Kunfunadhoo Island in the Baa Atoll, Maldives at a distance of 114 km from Male International Airport. Do share your preferred mode of transfer along with your international flight schedules with the resort as soon as you can or a minimum of 5-6 days in advance to enjoy seamless transfers. To reach the resort, the following modes of transfer are provided, let’s see!

Transfers by Seaplane

On your arrival at Male International Airport, one of the Soneva’s representatives will meet you and guide you, you will easily find him/her as he/she will be holding Soneva sign Board. You can reach Soneva by a Seaplane which will take approximately 30 minutes of time to cover the distance from Male International Airport to Soneva Fushi.

For Seaplanes, two services are there- Soneva Seaplane and Seaplane by Manta Air. Both the Seaplanes are operated by Manta Air and the services of both are comfortable. While Soneva Seaplane offers a more private and lavish experience, Seaplane by Manta Air may have more en-route halts and passengers. Seaplanes are functional only during the daytime and the last flight departs from Male Airport at 17:00 hours. Let’s get you an idea of the Seaplane transfer charges:

Charges of  SeaplaneTransfer:

  • Adults (15 years and older): USD 1,100 per adult for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes.
  • Child (2-14 years): USD 550 per child for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes.
  • Infants (0-1 years): Complimentary Transfers

Don’t forget to visit this page for overwater villa/bungalow reservation at the best prices.

Note: there may be a difference in the pricing of both the services, please connect with the resort for the exact prices of each.

Transfers by Domestic Flight followed by Speedboat

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You can also reach the resort from Male International Airport via domestic flight to the closest airport, i.e., Dharavandhoo Airport ( 7.8 km from Soneva Fushi), and then a Speedboat ride to finally reach Soneva Fushi. The travel time for both will be approximately 35 and 10 minutes respectively. The last flight from Male International Airport to Dharavandhoo Airport departs at 23:15 hours. The charges are mentioned here for your reference:

Charges of Transfer:

  • Adult: USD 315 per Adult for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to 11 years): USD 160 per child for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0- 1 year): complimentary transfers

Note: Prices mentioned here are old prices and may have changed, please connect with the resort for updated rates.

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