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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

Safari Island is situated in the heart of the picturesque North Ari Atoll. Safari Island Resort is surrounded by a white sandy beach, a crystal-clear water lagoon and a unique coral reef, which is ideal for snorkelling. You will enjoy food in gourmet restaurants and the best drinks in cosy bars. Pamper yourself with relaxing treatments at the luxurious Spa or go for spectacular night snorkelling or an exciting marine tour.

Infrastructure:

  • 84 bungalows
  • Restaurant and 3 bars
  • Outdoor pool
  • Dive centre
  • Duny Thai Spa
  • Gym
  • Business centre
  • Gift shop
  • Free Wi-Fi in hotel territory and rooms

Features of accommodation:

  • Beach and overwater bungalows
  • Views of the beach and ocean
  • Wood finishes and thatched roofs
  • Elegant interiors
  • Modern facilities
  • Spacious terraces with sun loungers
  • Free Wi-Fi

Dining

The restaurant and bars of the hotel stand out for their elegant interiors, landscape views and a varied menu of snacks and drinks:

  • Lagoon Restaurant is the main restaurant of the resort located above the water. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in buffet style, with a variety of international and local dishes. The establishment also organises culinary evenings with unusual gastronomic delights.
  • Palm Bar is located at the end of a wooden pontoon bridge next to the main restaurant. It serves fresh snacks, signature cocktails and refreshing drinks. Its coffee shop offers the best varieties of coffee and different ways of preparing an invigorating drink.
  • Pool Bar greets guests by the hotel’s main pool. It serves refreshing drinks and snacks so that guests can have a bite to eat while relaxing.
  • Sun Down Bar is on an elevated wooden terrace above the beach and lagoon. It is a perfect place to watch colourful Maldivian sunsets and relax with a drink.

Land and water activities

The picturesque coral reef lies just a few metres away from the coast, so it’s a great place for snorkelling and diving. The resort offers many leisure options on land and water:

  • Diving and snorkelling. Explore the scenic coral reef while diving in the warm, clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Joy Dive Maldives - a certified diving school with twenty years of experience - offers a complete range of services for beginners and experienced divers. Particular attention is paid to the safety of each guest.
  • Sea safari. The resort organizes exciting excursions on traditional dhoni boats so that guests can observe the marine life and enjoy the ocean breeze. Meetings with dolphins and whale sharks during sea voyages are no exception.
  • Water sports. Swim past the black sharks in a kayak or ride a jet ski or a catamaran. This island has everything for water activities. Just inform the experienced staff of the local water sports centre about your skills and preferences, and they will create an individual leisure programme for you. Fishing in the Maldives will give a lot of memories to a fisher.
  • Fitness centre. The centre has modern equipment for strength and cardio training. It also offers beach volleyball, tennis, chess and darts.
  • Island excursions. Fans of unhurried relaxation and authenticity will enjoy a trip to one of the small fishing villages to get acquainted with the real everyday life of the local population.

Duny Thai Spa

Duny Thai Spa offers exceptional traditional Thai massages, gentle skincare before and after tanning, relaxing wraps and facial moisturizing treatments. Spa relaxation will help you feel all the charm of the Maldivian relaxation in full.

Among the most popular Spa facilities:

  • Thai, Swedish, aromatic and stone massages
  • Foot reflexology
  • Skin preparation for sunbathing and rituals after sunbathing
  • Hydration, rejuvenation and facial skincare
  • Scrubs and healing wraps
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Comprehensive programmes

Hot to get: The distance from Velana International Airport in Male is about 60 kilometres. You can get to Safari Island by seaplane in 25 minutes.

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Additional information

Check-In - 1400 HRS
Check-Out - 1200HRS

T&C:
In case of split stay, the hotel reserves the right to swap the patterns of split stay bookings from Beach Bungalow to Water Bungalow or vice versa, subject to availability at the time of check-in.
Rates do not apply for groups. Terms for groups will made upon receiving group booking request.
Any booking for which full payment is not received by the deadline may be cancelled without prior notice..

Seapland Transfers Terms and Conditions

  • Seaplane transfers are available during daylight hours only. 
  • Guests arriving at Male airport after 3:15pm are recommended to book an overnight accommodation close by the airport to be transferred to the resort the following morning.
  • Guests departing Male on an international flight prior to 09:00hrs will be transferred late on the previous afternoon. Accommodation can be booked in Male at an additional cost.
  • International departure flights should be scheduled after 9:00 am. Departing guests will be transferred to the airport at least 3 hours prior to scheduled international flight departure with last seaplane departure from the island at 3:00pm.
  • Seaplane transfers are managed by a third party company thus it will be subject to availability and may be cancelled due to weather conditions or maintenance needs. In this case, guests may be transferred via Domestic flight (if route exists per each hotel) or guests will need to book an overnight stay in Male at guest’ additional expense.
  • In extraordinary circumstances, luggage may be transported by a later flight (policies & procedures as per TMA regulations). Resort does not take any liability for delaying the guest luggage due to these reasons. 
  • If a guest misses their transfer due to International flight being delayed etc. Guest may opt to pay the supplement for changing the transfer mode (ex: from domestic to seaplane, etc) and this is Subject to availability.
  • Neither WIOTTO nor our Destination Management partner nor resorts are held responsible for any delays or cancellations due to the local seaplane carrier or weather conditions.
  • Baggage allowance is 20kg suitcase and 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage is chargeable at $5.00 per kg, payable at the airport.
  • International flights must be provided at least 7 days prior to arrival.
  • On departure, schedule of seaplane transfers will be communicated to the guest a night prior to departure from the resort. 
  • Seaplane may stop in 1 or 2 destinations where the time of journey may be extended and guest will be advised prior to take off on flight.
  • 100% cancellation will be applicable in case of no show or cancellation as per cancellation policy.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice in accordance with any increases in fuel prices and taxes

HALF BOARD PLUS ENTITLEMENTS
MEALS:
Half Board Plus: Breakfast & Dinner at the main restaurant.

UNLIMITED BEVERAGES

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:
BEERS
Can Beer
Draught Beer
VERMOUTH
Martini Dry
Martini Bianco
Martini Rosso
BRANDY
Napoleon Brandy V.S.O.P
VODKA
Kiprinski Vodka
RUM
Valongo Dark Rum
Valongo White Rum
GIN:
Kingston Dry Gin
TEQUILA

Tequila White
WHISKY (Scotch Regular)
Teacher’s
King Robert -New
WINE
Wine Glass Red
Wine Glass White
Wine Glass Rose

SELECTED COCTAILS:
BAHIA
BANANA DAIQUIRI
BLACK RUSSIAN
BLOODY MARY
COCO DREAM
CUBA LIBRA
GIN FIZ
LOVERS SPECIAL
MANTA POINT
MARGARITA
PINACOLADA
SCREW DRIVER
TEQUILA SUNRISE
ISLAND COOLER
WHISKY SOUR

COCKTAILS (Non Acholic Tail Drinks & Coolers):
Cinderella
Fresh Lime & Lemonade or Soda

SANDWICHES AND CAKES
Tomato Sandwich
Cheese Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich
Tuna Sandwich
Butter Cake
Chocolate Cake

CARBONATED SOFT DRINKS:
Coca Cola 300 ML
Fanta Orange 300 ML
Sprite 300 ML
Diet Coke 300 ML
Soda Water 300 ML
Bitter Lemon 300 ML
Tonic Water 300 ML
Mineral Water 1.5 LRT

JUCES:
Apple Juice
Grapefruit Juice
Mango Juice
Orange Juice
Pineapple Juice
Tomato Juice

HOT BEVRAGES:
Cup of Tea
Cup of Coffee

Sandwiches, Toast, and Cakes are served at Palm Bar:
Mid-Morning from 10:00 am to 11:30am| Afternoon from 15:00 am to 17:00 pm

NB:
A) All the above drinks (except Mineral water) will be served by glasses. Guests are requested to sign all the Bills with amount total in 0.00, this is for accounting purpose, and there will be no charges.
Activities and services:
Free excursion by slow Boat (option: Snorkeling Trip or Half Day Local Island Trip / Guest have to join any of the above-mentioned excursions available during their stay). Excursions will be based on the resort’s weekly excursion schedule. No refund will be given if the guests are not able to take part in the excursion during their stay.
Facilities and Service:
Snorkeling equipment (available at the reception Lost or damaged equipment’s will be charged at cost price, All equipment should be returned 08 hours prior to departure time) Fitness Room (Gym), Table Tennis, Volley Ball, Hand Soccer, Dart and board games.
B) Facilities and service which are not included in this sheet will be charged at normal hotel rates.
C) The following are not included:
» Fresh Fruit Juices
» Premium Brand Sprits Wine and Champagne
» Cappuccino and espresso
D) The above facilities and services are strictly for personal use of "Half Board Plus" Guest only, therefore those who offered to other "Non-Half Board Plus" guest will be charged at normal menu prices
E) Half Board Plus package bills will be indicated (Half Board Plus), any bills without Half Board Plus mark will be automatically charged at normal menu rate, please check all your bills before the sign, as your signature authorizes all transactions.
* Please note Half Board Plus package will expire 12:00 noon on your departure day.
* HB+ Package is closed from early morning 00:00 hrs. – Morning 07:30 hrs. during this time all the usage will be billed and charged at menu rate

ALL INCLUSIVE ENTITLEMENTS

MEALS:
All Inclusive:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at the main restaurant.

UNLIMITED BEVERAGES

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:
BEERS
Can Beer
Draught Beer
VERMOUTH
Martini Dry
Martini Bianco
Martini Rosso

BRANDY
Napoleon Brandy V.S.O.P
VODKA
Kiprinski Vodka
RUM
Valongo Dark Rum
Valongo White Rum
GIN:
Kingston Dry Gin
TEQUILA
Tequila White
WHISKY (Scotch Regular)
Teacher’s
King Robert -New
WINE
Wine Glass Red
Wine Glass White
Wine Glass Rose

SELECTED COCTAILS:
BAHIA
BANANA DAIQUIRI
BLACK RUSSIAN
BLOODY MARY
COCO DREAM
CUBA LIBRA
GIN FIZ
LOVERS SPECIAL
MANTA POINT
MARGARITA
PINACOLADA
SCREW DRIVER
TEQUILA SUNRISE
ISLAND COOLER
WHISKY SOUR

COCKTAILS (Non Acholic Tail Drinks & Coolers):
Cinderella
Fresh Lime & Lemonade or Soda

SANDWICHES AND CAKES
Tomato Sandwich
Cheese Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich
Tuna Sandwich
Butter Cake
Chocolate Cake

CARBONATED SOFT DRINKS:
Coca Cola 300 ML
Fanta Orange 300 ML
Sprite 300 ML
Diet Coke 300 ML
Soda Water 300 ML
Bitter Lemon 300 ML
Tonic Water 300 ML
Mineral Water 1.5 LRT

JUCES:
Apple Juice
Grapefruit Juice
Mango Juice
Orange Juice
Pineapple Juice
Tomato Juice

HOT BEVRAGES:
Cup of Tea
Cup of Coffee

Sandwiches, Toast, and Cakes are served at Palm Bar: Mid-Morning from 10:00 am to 11:30am| Afternoon from 15:00 am to 17:00 pm

NB:
A) All the above drinks (except Mineral water) will be served by glasses. Guests are requested to sign all the Bills with amount total in 0.00, this is for accounting purpose, and there will be no charges.
Activities and services: Free excursion by slow Boat (option: Snorkeling Trip or Half Day Local Island Trip / Guest have to join any of the above-mentioned excursions available during their stay) Excursions will be based on the resort’s weekly excursion schedule. No refund will be given if the guests are not able to take part in the excursion during their stay.
Facilities and Service: Snorkeling equipment (available at the reception Lost or damaged equipment’s will be charged at cost price, All equipment should be returned 08 hours prior to departure time) Fitness Room (Gym), Table Tennis, Volley Ball, Hand Soccer, Dart and board games.
B) Facilities and service which are not included in this sheet will be charged at normal hotel rates.
C) The following are not included:
» Fresh Fruit Juices
» Premium Brand Sprits Wine and Champagne
» Cappuccino and espresso
D) The above facilities and services are strictly for personal use of "all inclusive" Guest only, therefore those who offered to other "Non- All Inclusive" Guest will be charged at normal menu prices
E) All inclusive package bills will be indicated (All-Inclusive), any bills without All Inclusive mark will be automatically charged at normal menu rate, please check all your bills before the sign, as your signature authorizes all transactions.
* Please note All Inclusive package will expire 12:00 noon on your departure day.
* AI Packages is closed from early morning 00:00 hrs. – Morning 07:30 hrs. during this time all the usage will be billed and charged at menu rate

COMPLIMENTARY ENTITLEMENTS

Complimentary Benefits for All Guests:
• Assistance at the airport on arrival and departure.
• Welcome drink upon arrival at the resort.
• 500ml water bottle per person per day.
• WIFI in all the rooms and public areas

Honeymoon Benefits:
* Beach dinner, honeymoon cocktail and bed decoration with fresh flowers.

Wedding Anniversary:
* Bottle of sparkling wine will be providedand dinner table decoration on the beach (food will be served from the buffet).

Birthday:
* Birthday cake will be provided on the birthday night and bed decoration with fresh flowers.

Repeater Guest:
* Bottle of wine and fruit basket on arrival in the room. Candle lit dinner on the beach (food will be served from buffet) and table will be decorated.

Terms & Conditions:
Information regarding the above complimentary services must be informed at the time of reservation and must be clearly marked on the client’s original voucher.
Wedding should be no older than 12 months to entitle the Honeymoon benefits.
Minimum 3 nights to required to avail the honeymoon benefits.
Beach dinners can be arranged subject to prevailing weather conditions.

Complimentary use of Luxury Safari Boat:
* Stay a minimum of 07 nights and receive 1 day cruising on complimentary basis.
* Stay a minimum of 14 nights or more and receive 01 night and 02 days cruising on complimentary basis.
Luxury Boat:
Bath with hot & cold fresh water, Air-condition, Refrigerator, DVD Player, TV fully Equipped kitchen, Tea/Coffee making Facilities, WC, Luxury furniture, Sun Deck Table, bathroom amenities (Bathrobe, Shampoo, Conditioner and Shower gel) Deep Sea fishing and snorkeling Equipment

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Your perfect island get-away

The Safari Island Hotel is located in the North Ari Atoll, 60 km away from Mahe. The transfer will be done by waterplane, which gives you already a nice first impression of the island. The hotel...
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C Marion M Munich, Germany

Maldives over the holiday

I just read the previous review by jykll and could not disagree more. We had a wonderful time! I traveled with my 16 and 11 year old. We stayed at an east facing water bungalow which was very...
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C itstheexperience123

Crumbling infrastructure, sullen staff, terrible food!

My wife and I stayed here over Christmas, 2019. We have stayed at well over a dozen Maldives resorts, both high-end and budget, so we have a very good basis for comparison of what Safari Island has...
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C jykll Fort Lauderdale