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Resorts near Maafushi

Maafushi is located in South Male’ Atoll, a tourist hot spot in Maldives. Maafushi Island is surrounded by many famous up-market luxury resorts with a whole heap of activities, gastronomy and much more. Holiday Lodge offers guests the chance to experience all of the goodness of these fine resorts where you can stay during the day paying only an […]

Snorkeling in Maafushi – a unique experience!

Enjoy the breathtaking underwater life in Maldives by simply having a mask and fins. Maafushi island is surrounded by many great snorkeling points with abundance of life and rich colors. Maavelaathu, Bodu Giri, Banana Reef, Vilivaru Corner and Moving Sandbank are some of the greatest places around Maafushi to experience the exotic underwater life of […]

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Can I wear bikini in Maafushi?

The regulations of the government of Maldives officially bans wearing such clothes in public places. This also includes public beaches. Maldives is an Islamic country and one of the few that is officially 100% Muslim. Maldivian Muslims are quite moderate but they respect and follow the customs of Islam which bans women being too exposed […]

Getting to Maafushi Island from Airport

All tourists, including yourself, coming to the Maldives will arrive at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE). Ibrahim Nasir International Airport is actually a separate Island near Male’ City. So the first thing should be getting to the City. Getting to the City is quite easy. After exiting the arrivals terminal you will be facing the […]

Bed Tax? What is it?

Bed Tax or Tourism Tax is a mandatory country tax as per Maldives Tourism Act (Law No. 2/99). All hotels shall charge USD 8.00 per person, per night, regardless of age. Please note that most hotels already include bed tax in their room rates. However, some hotels prefer to collect the bed tax separately. Bed […]

Location of Maafushi

Maafushi is one of the inhabited islands of South Male’ Atoll and the proposed capital for the North Central Province of the Maldives. Maafushi is located just 26.65 km south of Male’, the capital city of the Maldives and the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport or famously Male’ International Airport. This close proximity to the capital […]

Goods and Service Tax

1. What is TGST? Tourism Goods and Service Tax (T-GST) is charged on the value of all goods and services consumed by tourists in tourist establishments in the Maldives. The Tourism Goods and Service Tax Act (Law Number 19/2010) will be repealed from 2 October 2011, i.e. from the date of commencement of Goods and Service […]

Local Shops

There are a dozen shops scattered around the Maafushi Island. You can expect to get almost any thing necessary during your vacation in the Island from these shops. Fruits, snacks, drinks, clothes, cosmetics, souvenir and even some electronics are available in these shops and the prices are very competitive, almost same in all shops. The […]