Transfer to Hotel

Please note the following information regarding transfer/journey from Male’ International Airport to Sandy Heaven Maldives at Gulhi Island.
Please contact the hotel directly to arrange your transfer at least 72 hours prior to your arrival or indicate this under Special Requests when booking. Your arrival and departure flight details and full names of travelling party will be required.

Airport Transfer by Speedboat

Located a short 30-minute ride on speed boat from Male, Maldives, Velana International Airport. Sandy heaven Hotel offers unmatched diversity, affordable and personalized exploration, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family.

  • There are two options of speedboat transfers as mentioned below:
  • Private Speedboat Hire (Price Charged for the whole boat) 150 USD one-way hotel will arrange upon request
  • Public Scheduled speed boat
  • Please inform Sandy Heaven Maldives in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Public scheduled shared speedboat daytime transfer timetable (25 USD – 30 USD per person one way (has to be paid to the boat captain)).

  • 8:30 am
  • 11:30 am on Friday 10:30 am
  • 14:00 pm on Friday 14:30 pm
  • 16:30 pm

Hotel arrange Scheduled Shared Speedboat Evening Transfer timetable (Price Charged Per head 50$ one way) Minimum of 2 Pax only, pay at hotel desk.

17:30 pm
20:00 pm
21:30 pm

Public Ferryboat (Customer arranges) -price Charges per person 3$
– Ferryboat takes around 80 minutes to reach Gulhi Island.
– Ferryboat departs from Villingili Ferry Terminal (MTCC terminal) in Malé at 15:00hrs.
– Return ferry departs from Gulhi Island at 08:00hrs..
– Please note that there are no ferry services on Fridays and Monday.

Hotel Reservation for Overnight Stay

Do you want to stay overnight to have a relaxed experience? Please visit this page to make a reservation with the best prices available.

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