South Palm Resort Maldives

How do I get to South Palm Resort Maldives [Guide]

What is an idea of a perfect vacation for you? Mesmerizing locales, nature’s abundance in the form of rich marine and coral reefs floating beneath, a luxury stay, delicious food, cool cocktails and mocktails, and warm hospitality, in short, South Palm Resort Maldives. South Palm Resort Maldives is settled on a private island to the South of Maldives. The resort offers luxurious accommodation in mainly 6 categories you get a choice of 100 beach villas and 30 overwater villas here.

Each villa is decorated tastefully and offers the best amenities and comforts exceeding the expectations of guests. About transfers queries, in the coming sections, you can read all you need to know about transfers from Airport to the resort. Most of the international flights land in Male International Airport, which is the main airport of the Maldives, so let’s continue with transfers, i.e. How to reach South Palm Resort Maldives from Male International Airport?

South Palm Resort Maldives
South Palm Resort Maldives, Image Credit: South Palm Resort Maldives

How do I get to South Palm Resort Maldives from Male International Airport?

South Palm Resort Maldives is located at a distance of 531 km from Male International Airport. The transfers are arranged by the resort at an additional charge exclusive of the room tariff. The resort is accessible from Male International Airport by the following modes of transfer:

By Domestic Flight plus Speedboat

On reaching Male International Airport, guests need to board a domestic flight for Gan Airport which is the closest airport to South Palm Resort Maldives. Guests can enjoy refreshments at the domestic lounge at the Male Airport complimentary on arrival.  After reaching Gan Airport, you will have to take a short speedboat transfer which may take about 15 minutes to cover the distance between Gan Airport and South Palm Resort Maldives which is approximately 14.1 km. The total travel time by this mode of transfer is approximately 70 minutes. The charges for transfers are listed below:

Domestic flight Transfer Charges:

(Male – GAN – Hotel – GAN – Male)

  • Adult (12 years and over): USD 350 per adult for a round trip
  • Child (2 – 11 years old): USD 269 per kid for a round trip
  • Infant (below 2 years): USD 99 per infant for a round trip

To get one of the best hotel rates, you should need to reserve this villas from this website.

By Speed boat from Gan Airport

If your flight is landing at Gan International Airport directly from your home country, you will get transfers to the resort by a Speedboat. Travel time by a speedboat is 15 minutes and the approximate distance to cover is 14.1 km. The charges for the transfer are listed below:

Speedboat Transfer Charges

  • Adults: USD 70 per adult
  • Children (2-11): USD 35 per child
  • Infants (Under 2): Complimentary Transfers

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Additional Transfer Info

Guests must get in touch with the reservation team at South Palm Resort Maldives and share their inbound and outbound flight schedules well in time or a minimum of three days in advance of their scheduled arrival at Male International Airport.

About the complimentary baggage allowance, guests get a complimentary baggage allowance of 25kg per passenger. This 25kg luggage allowance includes 20kg of check-in baggage and 5kg of hand luggage. Any excess over this weight limit is chargeable between USD 1 and USD 3 per kg.

John Mathew is a travel writer and travel enthusiastic, primarily interested in how to get to any place, hotels guide, resorts guide, destination guide, and worldwide travel tips.