Have you booked a stay at Sandies Bathala Maldives and are concerned about transfers from Male International Airport? Sandies Bathala is located at a 65 km distance from Male International Airport and is easily accessible. The luxury is located on Bathala Island to the east of North Ari Atoll and is known to be a good site for diving and enjoying the beauty of marine life.
How to Get to Sandies Bathala Maldives from Male International Airport? The transfers to the resort from Male International Airport and way back i.e. return transfers can be booked through the website of the resort online or by contacting the Reservation team at Sandies Bathala Maldives. You can read our complete guide in the coming paragraphs about transfers between Male International Airport and Sandies Bathala. We have listed all about the available mode of transfer, charges, timings, and much more. So, let’s see!
How to Get to Sandies Bathala Maldives from Male International Airport?
The recommended mode of transfer between Sandies Bathala Maldives and Male International Airport is Seaplane. Seaplane transfers are carried over by Trans Maldivian Airways. On request and on the basis of availability, the resort offers transport by Speedboat as well. Let’s read about the available mode of transfer in detail!
Transfers by Seaplane
Seaplane transfers are available from the Seaplane Terminal located at Male International Airport at a distance of about 1 km from the Arrival Terminal and can be reached by the Airport Bus. A Seaplane takes approximately 20 minutes of time followed by a short speedboat transfer (approx.15minutes) to reach Sandies Bathala Maldives. You can get in touch with the team at Sandies Bathala for transfer reservations or can do it online from their website. Transfers are available at a separate transfer charge, let’s get an idea about the transfer charges:
Seaplane Transfer Charges:
- Transfer Charge per Passenger: USD 324.80 per person for a round trip, including taxes
- Transfer Charge for two: USD 649.60 for a round trip, including taxes
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Seaplane Transfer Timings:
Seaplane Transfers are available between 7 am till 4 pm daily from Male International Airport. Guest with arrival at Male between these timings will be transferred the same day and in the other case may have to book an overnight stay nearby Male International Airport and will be transferred the next day at the early morning flight. You must coordinate with the reservation team and share your inbound and outbound flight schedules well in time or a minimum of 4-5 days in advance of your scheduled arrival date to ensure smooth arrangements.
Transfers by Speedboat
On request and on the basis of availability, guests can also book transfers by Speedboat. Though Seaplane is the preferred and the default mode of transfer because of the time and cost you can avail transfer by Speedboat on request as well. Please get in touch with the concerned team for transfer arrangements. Here we have mentioned the transfer charges by Speedboat for you to get an idea:
Speedboat Transfer Charges:
- Group (6 people and more): USD 170 plus GST per person for one way
- For Kids: USD 100 plus GST per kid for one way
- Private Speedboat Charges: USD 1020.40 plus GST for one way.