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Thousands of tourists from different countries travel to Maldivian resorts every day to experience the serenity of an island getaway. According to statistics, one of the leaders in air travel in the first six months of 2021 was Emirates, which made more than 1,200 flights between the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives and carried more than 100,000 passengers on its board.

In this article we will tell you about the peculiarities of traveling from the UAE to the Maldives and introduce you to some of the resorts of the Maldives.


Flight from UAE to Maldives

Accessible from UAE to Maldives s possible three points of departure: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. At the same time, direct flights are carried out only from the first two.

Departure from Dubai

The distance between Dubai and Male is a little over 3000 kilometers, to which matured on the way direct flight can be overcome for 4 hours with a little. FlyDubai and Emirates currently offer direct flights from Dubai to Male. However, due to the spread of coronavirus around the world, the situation with air travel may change, so it is better to check the information before booking.

It is worth noting that Emirates has a number of interesting and useful services in its arsenal. So, during the flight, young passengers are offered exciting entertainment: from children's channels with their favorite cartoons to soft toys and coloring books. Therefore, the flight will not be tiresome even for the smallest travelers.

In addition, international passengers can take advantage of the Dubai Stopover service, which includes visa, transfer and hotel arrangements, allowing tourists to fully enjoy this magnificent city without any additional organizational hassle.

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Unleashed Agency

Departure from Abu Dhabi

Another carrier engaged in direct flights between the UAE and the Maldives s is Etihad. When choosing this airline, you should take into account that the departure point will not be Dubai, but Abu Dhabi . The minimum travel time, as in the previous case, will be a little over 4 hours.

Connecting flights

Connecting flights between Dubai and Male are operated by airlines such as IndiGo, AirIndia and others. Despite the fact that flights with transfers can be almost half the price of direct flights, the time spent on a flight can be two, three, or even five times more. Be sure to consider this circumstance when planning your trip.

The rules for entering the Maldives during the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here.

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Fabian Joy

Package offers to the Maldives for the UAE

Among the wide variety of Maldivian resorts, everyone can choose the ideal accommodation option for themselves, whether it is an exclusive water residence or a small but stylish bungalow with stunning panoramic ocean views.

Travelers who prefer quality holidays at reasonable prices are advised to pay attention to the following resorts.

Paradise Island Resort & Spa

This place will be a good choice for lovers of a decent vacation who do not want to spend a lot of time on a transfer. Situated on a secluded island hotel Lankanfinolhu Atoll North Malé, time , time spent on the road from the airport, around 15 minutes.

Paradise Island Resort & Spa offers a wide variety of accommodations, from spacious bungalows with direct beach access to luxurious water villas with their own jacuzzi.

The hotel's restaurants offer Italian and Japanese cuisine, while Farumathi Fish Restaurant, located on the edge of the reef, offers a wide range of seafood (including Maldivian lobster) and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.

And while parents are resting, children will not be left unattended, because in the Wavy Navy kids club they will have a lot of fun activities: from educational games to a children's pool and a race track. Adventure seekers over 8 years old can learn the basics of scuba diving under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Estimated cost: from 1100 US dollars for 3 nights with meals on the "all inclusive" system. Transfer and all taxes are already included when booking on wiotto.com.

Book your villa at Paradise Island Resort & Spa.

Paradise Island Resort & Spa
Paradise Island Resort & Spa

Reethi Beach Resort

"Reethi" in the local language of Dhivehi means "beautiful", which perfectly characterizes this picturesque resort located on the small island of Fonimagudu in Baa Atoll.

The resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and white beaches washed by the clear and calm waters of the lagoon. The idyllic landscape is complemented by the remarkable house reef that surrounds the island.

The elegant beach and water villas, ranging from 38 to 61 meters, are built with natural materials and provide travelers with a comfortable stay.

Staying here, guests can use the services:

  • five restaurants and five bars;
  • 5-star PADI Dive Center;
  • a water sports center and a sports complex;
  • beach spa.

In addition, there is a wide range of group and private excursions in and around the atoll.

To get to the Reethi Beach, it is necessary to make a 35-minute flight by seaplane, and then a 15 minute boat trip to the resort. However, the time spent on the transfer will be more than offset by the impressions of exploring the underwater world of Baa Atoll. The resort's home reef is rich in underwater life. Stingrays, barracudas, turtles, octopuses, lobsters and lemon sharks can be found here. There are about 35 excellent diving sites near the resort , many of which are within a 20-minute boat ride from the hotel.

Estimated cost: from US $ 1,200 for 3 nights with meals on the system "all inclusive". Transfer and all taxes are already included when booking on wiotto.com.

Book comfortable villas at Reethi Beach Resort and embark on an unforgettable vacation today.

Reethi Beach Resort
Reethi Beach Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

This vibrant 57-hectare resort is nestled in Lhaviyani Atoll. It offers its guests 388 different rooms for accommodation: from cozy beach and garden bungalows to exclusive spacious Private Pool Villas, equipped not only with a private pool, but also with a jacuzzi.

Kuredu Island offers:

  • 5 kilometers of white sandy beach;
  • a magnificent lagoon and reef with a sunken ship;
  • several pools;
  • many restaurants and bars;
  • tennis courts and a golf course;
  • dive center;
  • spa salon;
  • kids club;
  • a wide range of excursions and water activities.

Estimated cost: from 1250 USD for 3 nights with meals on the "all inclusive" system. Transfer and all taxes are already included when booking on wiotto.com.

Check out the description s room resort Kuredu Island and book the most suitable option right now.

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa
Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Constance Moofushi

Located on the waters of South Ari Atoll, this resort is a harmonious blend of luxury and simplicity. The hotel operates on an all-inclusive system and offers its guests accommodation in beach villas nestled among luscious tropical greenery, as well as in secluded water villas soaring above the clear waters of the lagoon.

Here you can:

  • Enjoy a barefoot dinner in a sandy-floor restaurant with ocean views ( Manta 's theme changes every day, which eliminates the monotony and allows guests to discover new specialties every day);
  • taste signature cocktails and fine wines;
  • choose for yourself the best wellness procedures and fitness programs;
  • visit the gym;
  • watch your favorite movie in an open-air cinema;
  • go fishing or take a ride on a traditional Maldivian dhoni boat;
  • play billiards or volleyball, as well as do a variety of water sports;
  • dance to boduberu beats or local DJs;
  • do underwater exploration at the hotel's house reef.

In addition to e that within half an hour drive from the resort are more than 30 exciting dive sites, which will not leave indifferent fans of diving. After all, Ari atoll is rightfully one of the best places to explore the underwater world of the Maldives.

Estimated cost: from USD 2,500 for 3 nights with all inclusive meals. Transfer and all taxes are already included when booking on wiotto.com.

Book a villa in Constance Moofushi using wiotto.com.

Constance Moofushi
Constance Moofushi

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Another beautiful and green resort in South Ari Atoll, surrounded by an impressive house reef, invites guests to spend days relaxing on white sand beaches and snorkeling in the pristine waters of the lagoon.

The resort is divided into two parts, one of which is for adults only. However, families with children staying at this hotel will also be surrounded by attention and care. So, the resort has a children's pool and playground, various family activities and entertainment are provided, and professional chefs are ready to satisfy the individual dietary needs of vacationers.

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa offers several accommodation options to choose from:

  • Garden Rooms , located in the natural gardens of the island a few steps from the beach;
  • adjoining and detached beachfront villas;
  • water villas with jacuzzi.

However, children can only be accommodated in Garden Rooms and Beach Villas, and guests aged 18 and over can stay in all room categories.

Resort guests can take advantage of the "All Inclusive Plus" package, which, in addition to food and drinks, includes:

  • a discount on some spa treatments;
  • free use of the fitness center, tennis courts, volleyball and badminton courts;
  • table tennis, billiards, snooker , darts and soccer fields (equipment included);
  • free use of kayaks and windsurfing (equipment included);
  • one sunset cruise;
  • participate in a group lesson, windsurfing, Tenn Isa, as well as one session Snorkeling ;
  • free yoga class at Duniye Spa.

Diving is one of the most popular activities here, while South Ari Atoll is renowned for its stunning diving sites and year-round opportunities for manta rays and whale sharks, despite the resort's fairly large selection of activities.

Estimated cost: US $ 1,400 for 3 nights with meals on the system "all inclusive". Transfer and all taxes are already included when booking on wiotto.com.

View rooms and prices, and book a room at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa.

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa


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