How do I get to Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort from Male International Airport

Situated on the exuberant Kooddoo Island in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort offers an idyllic escape in the tropical lands of the Maldives. Okay, why stay at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo resort? Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort is an all-inclusive resort that offers beautiful stays in its lavish collection of villas, about 70 in number, each fully loaded with world-class amenities and comforts besides the beautiful surroundings.

How to get from Male International Airport to Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort? From Male International Airport, the resort books transfer for its guests, so you don’t really have to worry about it. For your info and reference, this little guide of ours will help you know all about transfers between Male International Airport and Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort in the Southern Gaafu Alifu Atoll. So, let’s get to the details!

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort
Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, Image Credit: Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort

How do I get to Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort from Male International Airport (Velena International Airport)

To reach the Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, guests are offered domestic flight transfers from Male International Airport. Domestic flight is the only available and comfortable mode of transfer from and to Male International Airport, no speedboat or seaplane transfers are available for commutation between Male Airport and Mercure Maldives. Let’s read in detail!

Domestic Flight Transfers

From Male International Airport, guests need to board a flight to Kooddoo Airport which is the closest airport to Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort. The approximate travel time for this mode is 55 minutes through a direct flight and approximately 90 minutes otherwise via indirect flight. The resort is just a few steps away from the domestic terminal of Kooddoo Airport. Transfer Charges details are mentioned here:

Domestic flight Transfer Charges:

  • Adult: USD 360 per adult, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2 to 11 years): USD 290 per child, round trip, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (below 2 years): Complimentary Transfers

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Important Transfer Info

Flight transfers are available from Male International Airport between 5 am to 11:30 am. Flight services are facilitated by Maldivian Airlines. To ensure smooth transfer arrangements, we strongly recommend guests to contact the booking team at the earliest. You can do it immediately after booking or a minimum of 14 days in advance.

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Do not worry as due assistance will be given to you from the moment you will arrive at Male International Airport. You will be escorted to the Executive Lounge at Male Airport by one of the representatives of Mercure as you may have to wait for the time of your scheduled departure. After reaching Kooddoo Island Airport, you will receive a warm welcome from the Reception team of Mercure who will further help you with the luggage and other formalities.

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