Top 10 Best Maafushi Hotels 2024

Most Popular Budget Hotels in Maafushi Island

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Updated June, 2024

Maldives is known all over the world for its first-class beaches and luxury resorts, and only a few have considered this paradise as one of the inexpensive premium destinations. Today this stereotype has changed qualitatively, and Maafushi in South Male Atoll can really become one of the most cheap islands for you. About 90 minutes from Male on the ferry, the island of Maafushi is the most popular destination for budget tourism.

The island boasts a list of accommodation from more than 54 hotels, many of that should not break your bank, given the excellent service. These guest houses and economy hotels have comfortable, spacious and clean rooms (much more than the usual rooms in guest houses in Asia) packed with modern facilities such as air conditioning, satellite TV, wifi, mini bar and hot shower; and there are all-inclusive/ full board options, with breakfasts, swimming pools and a spa.

Here is a list of the top 10 hotels in Maafushi, many of which include a transfer service to / from Male airport that's especially popular with budget travelers.


1 Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi

Arena Beach Hotel - Maafushi

Arena Beach Hotel has a location - one of the best in Maafushi! In the rooms expect elegant furniture, silent air conditioning, safe, wardrobe, electric kettle and flat-screen TV with cable / satellite channels. A private bathroom with a bath or shower includes a hairdryer and free toiletries, including a dentifrice. The Arena Beach Hotel's rooftop features sun loungers and a shared hot tub. The staff is very friendly and helpful, will help book tickets and tours. On the beach there is a wide choice of water sports, there is a delicious restaurant with a menu of dishes of local and western cuisine overlooking the beautiful lagoon. 


2 Kaani Grand Seaview, Maafushi

Kaani Grand Seaview - Maafushi

Kaani Beach is located on the island of Maafushi, right in front of a sunny beach in the shade of coconut palms. The hotel provides diving and snorkeling services, you can book picnics on the islands and go on an excursion, watch the dolphins. There is a rooftop sun terrace and free Wi-Fi throughout. Excellent beachside location, there are sun beds and towels, very friendly staff, clean, good rooms with air conditioning, daily cleaning, a wide range TV channels. All love it. 


3 Island Ambience, Maafushi

Island Ambience, Maafushi

Everything was amazing! Great price, and the superb location is close to everywhere. Nice and friendly staff, the room is very spacious and clean. A/C is working great. The Maldivian breakfast, and wifi are fantastic. Set in the heart of Maafushi, 400 metres from Bikini Beach, Island Ambience features accommodation with air conditioning and access to a garden. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a family-friendly restaurant and a terrace. The guest house has family rooms.


4 Sun Shine View, Maafushi

Sun Shine View, Maafushi: exterior

Super recommended for location, clean and comfortable rooms. The owner and his wife were really friendly and went above and beyond for us during our stay. Good breakfast. Perfect for a simple and just-what-you-need place to stay. Water was provided which was highly appreciated. Local restaurant recommendations were appreciated and spot on. AC kept the room at a perfect cool temperature. As a one of the best guesthouse on Maafushi island Sun Shine View features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The guesthouse has its own restaurant serving local and Continental food. A tour desk is also available.


5 Velana Beach Hotel Maldives

Velana Beach Maldives

Overall, the Velana Beach Hotel in the Maldives offers a truly exceptional experience. And with its beachfront location, anyone can easily spend their days lounging on the sand, soaking up the sun, and enjoying the laid-back island vibe. Velana Beach Maldives is a new Mafushi's hotel with modern and stylish interiors, everything is clean and cozy. Very friendly and polite staff. The guesthouse has a restaurant, water sports facilities and free bicycles. In the vicinity of many popular activities, such as snorkelling and windsurfing. In general, a decent option for a budget holiday in the Maldives.


6 Kuredhi Beach Inn

Kuredhi Beach Inn

Kuredhi Beach Inn is located in the northern part of Maafushi Island, Kaafu atol is 25 km from Male airport. Many rooms offer stunning sea views and all have barbecue facilities. There is also an amazing restaurant with delicious food and generous dishes. Each hotel room is equipped with air conditioning, tea / coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV. Amenities include a private bathroom. In addition, rooms come with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Kuredhi Beach Inn.


7 Crystal Sands

Crystal Sands

With the most superb location on the island, Crystal Sands is right next to the beach, where guests have sun loungers. Very helpful staff, excellent room view, the hotel has everything you need, an excellent shower. The hotel can arrange for various water-sport activities including windsurfing, diving and snorkeling. Guests can also make use of the barbeque facilities and ironing/laundry services. Rooms at Crystal Sands are tastefully furnished with Maldivian-style décor. Each room is fitted with a private balcony, a mini-fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.


8 Triton Prestige Seaview and Spa

Triton Prestige Seaview and Spa

Triton Beach Hotel & Spa offers a year-round outdoor pool and views of the sea. The hotel is located in Maafushi in the Kaafu Atoll Region, 26 km from Male City. The guest house has a barbecue and water sports facilities, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms feature a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms come with a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes and free toiletries. Triton Beach Hotel & Spa features free WiFi throughout the property.


9 Lagoona Sunset, Maafushi

Lagoona Sunset, Maafushi Hotel

The staff is friendly, with beautiful smiles, the manager, is flexible and helpful. The room was cleaned every day, making me feel at home. Thank you! I won’t think twice about coming back or recommending it to others! We loved everything about our stay here. Beautiful views of the harbor and sunset. Clean and comfortable room. The staff were friendly, helpful and willing to please. A budget hotel that is worth the money. Lagoona Sunset is a 3-star property situated in Maafushi. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi. The accommodation features a concierge service, a tour desk and currency exchange for guests.


10 iCom Marina Sea View

iCom Marina Sea View, Maafushi

Set in Maafushi and only 500 metres from Bikini Beach, iCom Marina Sea View offers accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. This 3-star guest house offers a 24-hour front desk and a lift. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. The guest house will provide guests with air-conditioned units with a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. Some units feature a seating area and/or a terrace. At the guest house, units are fitted with bed linen and towels.


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