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Top 10 Budget Resorts in Maldives

Top 10 Budget Resorts in Maldives

2020-11-15 10:00:36

It may sound weird, but Maldives does not mean spending a lot of money on luxury 5 * resorts. It is possible to feel the unique island atmosphere with a reasonable budget.

Maldives Reopening Guideline.

I made a list of the cheapest resorts in Maldives, so that it is easier for you to plan your vacation based on your financial capabilities.

Given villa rates don’t include transfer to/from resort, which is added separately.

Each hotel also has its own unique system of discounts and special offers. Therefore, they are not included in this post.
To get up-to-date special deals, contact me.

Read also: Top 10 Budget Water Villas in Maldives

Embudu Village 3*

Embudu Village on map

Price range: $US 230 – 405/night/villa on Full Board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) basis, Superior Bungalow

Transfer: 10 min by speedboat, cost – $US 88/person, round trip.

Embudu Village 3 * Resort is located just 10 km from Velana International Airport and is one of the most affordable resorts. For this reason, it is popular with guests who are not willing to pay huge amounts of money but want to feel real Maldivian hospitality. He also has an excellent price/quality ratio because for a small amount you get breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Superior Bungalow is a villa with two rooms with garden or beach view.

Bungalow size is 42 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe and free wi-fi.

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Fihalhohi Island Resort 3*

Fihalhohi Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 195 – 275/night/villa on Half Board (breakfast and dinner) basis, Classic Room

Transfer: 70 min by speedboat, cost – $US 160/person, round trip.

The island’s perfect weather makes it a great place for water sports and excursions. The beach is surrounded by a stunning house reef that abounds in marine life.

Classic Room is a twin bungalow with a simple interior and garden views.

Room size is 25 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe and free wi-fi.

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Bandos Island Resort 5*

Bandos Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 238 – 340/night/villa on breakfast basis, Standard Room

Transfer: 15 min by speedboat, cost – $US 85/person, round trip.

Bandos is one of the most popular resorts because of its proximity to Velana Airport and reasonable prices for a 5* resort. This harbor of tranquility is surrounded by lush green vegetation with white beaches and crystal clear water.

Standard Room is a free-standing bungalow with garden views. It is made in a classic style using natural elements in the interior.

Room size is 30 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe and free wi-fi.

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Thulhagiri Island Resort 3*

Thulhagiri Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 215 – 370/night/villa on Half Board (breakfast and dinner) basis, Standard Room

Transfer: 20 min by speedboat, cost – $US 110/person, round trip.

Thulhagiri is one of the smallest resorts in Maldives. It can be bypassed in 15-20 minutes. The resort offers the perfect balance of a pristine tropical island with all its natural beauty and comfort.

Room size is 42 m2.

Standard Room is a separate bungalow with the bamboo interior. A huge window with beach view complements this Maldivian perfection.

Room amenities include air conditioning, terrace, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe and free wi-fi.

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Paradise Island Resort 5*

Paradise Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 252 – 611/night/villa on Half Board (breakfast and dinner) basis, Superior Beach Bungalow. The highest cost is during New Year time.

Transfer: 20 min by speedboat, cost – $US 120/person, round trip.

If you want to spend a vacation on a tropical Maldives island with white sand, a clean lagoon and nice service, Paradise will be a good options.

Good news for surf lovers. The best surf spots are located very close by. For guests who would like to surf, special trips can be arranged.

Room size is 51 m2.

Superior Beach Bungalow is a separate bungalow with standard interior decoration and sea view. But without the usage of natural elements, unlike some resorts of the same category.

Room amenities include air conditioning, terrace, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe and free wi-fi.

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Fun Island Resort 3*

Fun Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 203 – 477/night/villa on Full Board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) basis, Beachfront Room, the highest cost is during New Year time.

Transfer: 40 min by speedboat, cost – $US 135/person, round trip.

Fun Island offers a wonderful mix of good mood and tropical sun. The crystal clear lagoon of the island represents the natural beauty and simplicity of the tropical paradise of the Maldives.

Beachfront Room is a separate bungalow with usual interior decoration and ocean or garden views.
At the same time, you can notice certain similarities in the interior and layout of the Beachfront Room and Superior Beach Bungalow, Paradise Island.

Room size is 21 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, terrace, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe.

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Biyadhoo Island Resort 3*

Biyadhoo Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 203 – 270/night/villa on Full Board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) basis, Standard Room.

Transfer: 40 min by speedboat, cost – $US 200/person, round trip.

Because of special promotions and discounts, from May to Nov, the room price is dropped to$ 105 / night only with all-inclusive meals for two!

That makes Biyadhoo the most affordable resort for holidays in the Maldives! The vast majority of budget hotels on local islands can’t offer such conditions, not to mention resorts.

Biyadhoo has just one villa type – Standard Room with a garden view.

Room size is 30 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer.

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Reethi Beach Resort

Reethi Beach on a map

Price range: $US 160 – 470/night/villa on bed&breakfast basis, Reethi Villa.

Transfer: 30 min by domestic flight + 15 mins by speedboat, cost – $US 290/person, round trip.

The elegant and spacious detached villas of Reethi Beach Resort are built from natural materials in typical Maldivian-style, providing high-quality comfort in a unique setting. Rooms are air-conditioned and set amid tropical foliage fringing a long expanse of powder soft beach or on stilts over the clear blue lagoon. There are five restaurants and five bars, poolside and beachfront.

Room size is 38 m2.

Reethi Villa is a twin bungalow with ocean view.

 

Sun Island Resort 4*

Sun Island Resort on map

Price range: $US 180 – 250/night/villa on Half Board (breakfast and dinner) basis, Standard Beach Bungalow.

In general, Sun Villa is the cheapest villa on the island, but the price difference between it and Standard Beach Bungalow is only $ 10. But in the second case, you get a villa with ocean views.

Transfer: 20 min by domestic airlines + 5 min by speedboat, cost – $US 280/person, round trip.

Explore the breathtaking Maldivian landscapes and unique culture with excursions to neighbouring islands. Or just let the ocean breeze caress you as you sway in a hammock.

Room size is 21 m2.

Standard Beach Bungalow is a twin bungalow with ocean views.

Room amenities include air conditioning, terrace, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe.

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Reethi Faru Resort 5*

Reethi Faru Resort on map

Price range: $US 165 – 250/night/villa on breakfast basis, Garden Bungalow.

Transfer: 30 min by domestic airlines + 20 min by speedboat, cost – $US 310/person, round trip.

The bungalows, mostly freestanding, have been designed to complement the natural beauty of the island. Garden view and open shower, this villa is surrounded by tropical flora, giving you a feeling of unity with nature.

Room size is 49 m2.

Room amenities include air conditioning, terrace, hot/cold water, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, minibar, flat-screen TV, safe.

About Author

Welcome! My name is Alex and since 2015 I have been “sick” with Maldives. In 2016-2017 I lived in Maldives and worked at a local travel agency. I managed to personally visit 15 local islands and 10 resorts.

Since 2017, I have been organizing holidays for couples, families and groups. More than 300+ clients from 60 countries have used my service.

Contact me for a free consultation and help with a personal tour to Maldives!