How to Get to Kuramathi Maldives from Male International Airport [Ways to Reach]

When we think of a Maldives vacation, commutation between Island Resorts and Male International Airport seems to be the most troubling and confusing aspect of the whole travel plan. Let’s clear all your such doubts here, read in this section all about transfers between the luxury Kuramathi Resort and Male International Airport. For more info on transfers from different resorts, you can check other articles published on our website.

The luxury resort, Kuramathi Maldives is located on a beautiful tropical island located at a distance of approximately 60.7 km from Male International Airport. The resort is easily accessible by Seaplane and Speedboat. For arrangements and coordination of transfer, guests can trust Kuramathi Reservation team. Let’s read more about the available modes, their charges, standard transfer timings and related info in coming sections.

Kuramathi Maldives
Kuramathi Maldives, Photo Credit: Kuramathi Maldives

By Seaplane Transfer from Male Airport

To cover the distance between Kuramathi Maldives and Male International Airport, guests can chose to travel by a luxury seaplane. Seaplane transfers are available only in daylight hours between 06:00 hrs to 15:30 hrs. For guests with evening arrivals at Male, an overnight stay nearby Male Airport is suggested for guests opting for Seaplane transfer mode. The overnight stay expense is to be borne by the guests itself.

The travel time by seaplane from Male Airport to Kuramathi Maldives is approximately 25 minutes. Let’s take a look at the cost of transfer charges by a seaplane for round trip.

  • Adult: USD 353 per adult plus 12% GST
  • Child: USD 213 per child (up to 12 years) plus 12% GST
  • Infants (below 2 years old): complimentary as no seat is occupied

To make a reservation for your stay at the resort, visit our partner page here for more information.

By Speedboat Transfer from Male Airport

For transfers between Male Airport and Kuramathi Maldives, guests can also chose to travel by Speedboat. The travel time by a speedboat is approximately 90 minutes. Speedboat transfers are available in morning and afternoon. You can refer the standard transfer timings here:

-Morning Speedboat Transfer:

Speedboat transfers are available for arriving flights at Male Airport between 06:00 hrs and 10:00 hrs, and for international departures from Male Airport between 09:00 hrs and 1400 hrs.

  • Transfer from Kuramathi to Airport: scheduled time 06:00 hrs
  • Transfer from Airport to Kuramathi: scheduled time 10:30 hrs

Also Read: How to Get to South Palm Resort Maldives

-Afternoon Speedboat Transfer:

Speedboat transfer is available for flight arrivals at Male Airport by 16:00 hrs. For international departures from Male Airport, Speedboat transfer is available from 17:30 hrs onwards.

  • Transfer from Kuramathi to Airport: scheduled time 14:30 hrs
  • Transfer from Airport to Kuramathi: scheduled time 16:30 hrs

Please note that guests arriving at Male after 16:00 hrs (4 pm) may need book an overnight stay nearby Male at their expense.

Speedboat Transfer Charges for Round Trip (Male Airport – Kuramathi – Male Airport):

  • Adult: USD 98.56 per adult, inclusive 10% service charge and 12% GST
  • Child: USD 49.28(up to 12 years) per child, inclusive 10% service charge and 12% GST
  • Infants up to 2 years old: Complimentary

Additional Transfer Information

To enjoy smooth transfers, guest must connect with the Reservation team of Kuramathi well in advance. You can choose to travel by any of the modes mentioned above. The default mode of transfer arranged by Resort is Seaplane, so don’t forget to mention your opted mode of transfer.

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