How to Get to Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa-Deluxe All Inclusive from Male Airport

Have you booked Emerald Maldives Resort for your upcoming idyllic escape in the Maldives and are worried about transfers? If yes, leave your worries and confusions behind and get a clear answer to your transfer-related questions like- Which atoll is Emerald Maldives?, or How to Get to Emerald Maldives from Male Airport?

Before we proceed to commutation details, let’s catch a glimpse of the location of this pretty resort. Emerald Maldives is located in mesmerizing surroundings of Raa Atoll and is easily accessible from Male International Airport which is also known as Velena International Airport and which is also the main airport in the Maldives where most of the international flights arrive. The nearest airport to the resort is Ifuru Domestic Airport. Let’s read in detail about the available modes of transfer from Male International Airport and Emerald Maldives!

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How to Get to Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa-Deluxe All-Inclusive from Male Airport

The resort is accessible by following modes of transfer:

By Seaplane

You can reach the resort by a Seaplane flight that takes about 40 minutes of time to cover the distance between the Male International Airport and Emeralds Resort. The transfer arrangements are coordinated by the resort and are available at an additional charge:

Seaplane Return Rates:

Valid  thru 1st December 2021 – 23rd December 2022 and till 23rd Dec 2023

  • Adult: USD 590 per person, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-12 years): USD 360, per kid, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary transfers

Let’s look at the free baggage allowance:

Free Baggage Allowance: 23 kg per person and should not exceed 32 kg (excess over 25 kg is chargeable at US$ 5 per kg). This 25 kg luggage includes (20 kg checked-in luggage and 3 kg of hand luggage).

Note: Seaplane flights are operational during daytime only, guests with flight arrival after !5:30 hours can avail transfers by Domestic flight as well.

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By Domestic Flight plus Speedboat

Another preferred mode of transfer is a Domestic flight to Ifuru Domestic Airport from Male Airport,  followed by a Speedboat ride. Total travel time by this mode is 60 minutes approximately (35 minutes of Domestic Flight plus 25 minutes of Speedboat). Let’s get to the transfer charges details!

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Domestic Flight plus Speedboat Return rates:

Valid Thru  21st December 2021 – 23rd December 2022. and till 23rd Dec 2023

  • Adult: USD 540 per person, inclusive of all taxes
  • Child (2-12 years): USD 280 per kid, inclusive of all taxes
  • Infant (0-1 years): Complimentary Transfers

To get hassle-free transfers, please share your flight schedules with the resort at the earliest or give them a minimum of 3-4 days of time to make travel arrangements for you.

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