Vilamendhoo Island Resort

How to Get to Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Maldives [Guide]

Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Maldives is a premium resort located in South Ari Atoll. The resort offers one of the best stays loaded with extreme comforts and stunning features like a private jacuzzi, garden, direct access to Ocean water and so much more. Here at Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Maldives, you get a choice of a wide range of villas like 30 jacuzzi beach villas, 30 overwater villas, 23 garden rooms, and 111 beach villas.

How do you get to Vilamendhoo Maldives? Or How do I get from Vilamendhoo to Male Airport? Here is our complete guide for guests who have booked a stay at Vilamendhoo Island Resort and are worried about transfers. So, let’s find out in the coming sections, all we need to know about transfers between Male International Airport and Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Maldives.

Vilamendhoo Island Resort
Vilamendhoo Island Resort, Image Credit: Vilamendhoo Island Resort

How to Get to Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Vilamendhoo Island Resort is situated at a distance of about 88 km from Male International Airport. To reach the resort from Male International Airport, the resort offers mandatory transfers by Seaplane. Let’s read more in detail about Seaplane transfers!

Transfers by Seaplane

To ensure safe and smooth transfers, the reservation staff at Vilamendhoo takes care of it. A Seaplane flight takes approximately 25 minutes of time to reach the resort from Male International Airport. The mandatory Seaplane transfers are available at an additional transfer charge. The charges for Seaplane are mentioned below:

Seaplane Return Rates are:

  • Adult (12 years and above): USD 370.00 for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to 11.99 years): USD 185.00 for a round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infants (below 2 years): Complimentary transfers

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Seaplane Transfers Additional Details

Seaplane flights are operational only during the day between these Standard Transfer Timings: 06:00 to 15:00 hours. You must inform the resort about your flights’ schedules as early as possible but a minimum of 3 days prior to your arrival at Male International Airport.

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After reaching Male International Airport from your home place guests need to visit Crown & Champa Resorts Counter (CCR) #59  which is to the right of Arrivals Hall at the Male Airport. At this counter, you will be attended by Vilamendhoo’s Representative who will guide you about transfers and will take you to Seaplane Lounge. You can relax at the Seaplane Lounge by the time your Seaplane flight is scheduled. Please note that Seaplane Lounge access and refreshments are complimentary for guests on arrival. During departure, guests can use services at Seaplane Lounge at their own expense.


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