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10 Maldives Hotels with Free Transfers

Enjoy your Vacation in Paradise with Free transfer offers

Updated May, 2021

The award-winning Maldives is home to an exquisite collection of luxury accommodations from elegant boutique resorts to charming private islands and indulging water bungalows and villas. All Maldives luxury resorts are located on their own private islands which means you need to access them by speedboat or air transfer at an additional cost.

A domestic flight, speedboat or seaplane transfer from Male airport – depending on where your resort is located – to get you out to your island paradise. Mostly resorts will assist you in booking these transfers and for some hotels it may be included in the room price.

Below is a list of luxury hotels in the Maldives that extend complimentary return transfers for your stay. Also check out our best Fly and Dine deals in the Maldives.

VARU by Atmosphere - Premium All Inclusive with Free Transfers

VARU by Atmosphere - A Premium All-Inclusive Resort

Best Experience:   All-Inclusive Resort, Couples, Family, Diving, Spa, activities

VARU by Atmosphere is Premium All-Inclusive Resort found on the north-west edge of Malé Atoll. The brand new hotel reflects the local heritage and culture of the Maldives throughout its estate, with signature Maldivian-style design elements informing the look and style of the property. The ‘VARU Plan’ goes beyond the typical All-Inclusive concept, and includes villa accommodation, all food and beverages, special dining experiences, in-villa services, excursions, spa treatments, and more. Accessible by a 45-minute speedboat journey from the main Velana International Airport, VARU by Atmosphere boasts 108 luxurious villas and four restaurants and bars.

All inclusive plan:
- Meals will be served at Lime & Chili
- One Sunset fishing and 1 Complimentary excursion from a selection of excursions for every 4 nights
- One 45 minutes spa massage for every 04 Nights stay applicable for guests 15 and above
- Selection of non-motorized water sports with Koamas Dive & Water Sports Center
- Unlimited Snorkeling Trip daily
- Snorkeling equipment for each guest for duration of stay. Book Now or Read Full Review

OBLU SELECT at Sangeli- Premium All Inclusive with Free Transfers

OBLU SELECT at Sangeli- All Inclusive

Best Experience:  Couples, Family, Beaches, House Reef Snorkeling, Dining, All Inclusive

With the unique All Inclusive Serenity Plan, OBLU Select by Atmosphere at Sangeli Island is the newest ALL INCLUSIVE resort in the Maldives. Opened on July 1 2018, the hotel offers a wide selection of modern individual beach and water villas and suites to choose from, some with private pools. Just 50 minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport (Male), this idyllic tropical paradise is within easy reach. Perfectly suitable for couples and families, OBLU Select at Sangeli promises to be a beautiful island chic and it's a delightful addition to Maldives' resort segment.

- Meals will be served at The Courtyard
- 45 Minutes complimentary Spa therapy for a minimum stay of 04 nights and above.
- 1 Sunset fishing and 1 Complimentary excursion from a selection of excursions per stay
- Selection of non-motorized water sports with Atmosphere Aqua Club:
- Stand-up paddle board, kayak, Pedalos rental.
- Snorkeling equipment for each guest for duration of stay. Book Now or Read Full Review

Atmosphere Kanifushi - Premium All Inclusive with Free Transfers

Atmosphere Kanifushi aerial

Best Experience:  for Couples, Beach, Family, Activities, All-Inclusive

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives is a luxury resort with lush green palm trees and flourishing of tropical vegetation with a large natural coral reef surrounding it situated in the sparsely populated Lhaviyani Atoll. It offers stand-alone Beach villas spreading idyllically along a mesmeric two kilometer long turquoise lagoon, showcasing vast living spaces with accentuating Maldivian interiors, offers a hassle-free five star resort experience with a premium All-inclusive holiday plan – Platinum Plus. Offering an all-inclusive five star resort experience, it is just a 35-minute free of charge seaplane ride from Male International Airport.

In addition to the free transferы the ALL INCLUSIVE plan included:

  • The meals are served at Spice One dinner for every 7 nights stay at the resort.
  • Guests can choose 1 Excursion per stay out of 5 excursions.
  • Two Snorkeling trips per day at 09.30 and 14.30 hours are scheduled to a nearby Snorkeling spot. The Snorkeling locations are alternated daily. Book Now or Read Full Review

OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli-All-Inclusive with free Transfers

Oblu by Atmosphere at Helengeli is located in North Male Atoll, 50-minute speed boat transfer from Malé International Airport

Best Experience: Couples, Families, All Inclusive, house reef snorkeling, diving

Embracing the greenery of Helengeli island with its beautiful house reef, this refreshing all-inclusive resort with laid-back island vibe and fashionable design opened its doors in November 2015 under the new name OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli! Just a short 50 minute speedboat ride from Malé airport, Helengeli is equipped with 116 villas and suites each with a mixture of rustic and tropical interiors. Accommodation is offered on the beach or over the water, and each room is equipped with a spacious open bathroom, and some with private pools. In addition to nice rooms and delicious food, Oblu at Helengeli is undoubtedly a paradise for divers. The resort has its own diving school, with certified PADI courses, and in the region there is an attractive selection of world class dive sites, including an incredibly famous house reef.

Guests will be entitled to the following on All Inclusive rates:
- Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner at the SPICE – Main Restaurant on all days of stay (Live Stations
- 45 minutes complimentary spa therapy for a minimum stay of 04 nights and above
- In villa minibar stocked daily with non‐alcoholic carbonated drinks & 2x0.5 l mineral water
- Helen’s Bar (Open from 09:00 until 01:00)
- Evening finger food service on all days of stay (16:00 hrs – 18:30)
- One sunset fishing during stay
- One local island excursion to a nearby inhabited island
- 3 items of non‐motorized sport during stay
- Stand‐up paddle boards, kayaks, pedalos.
Book Now or Read Full Review

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa with Free Transfers

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa aerial

Best Experience:  couples, family, beach, spa

Featuring elegantly planned and luxuriously furnished rooms, Sheraton Maldives Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is an affordable 5-star family getaway in 15 minutes by boat from Male airport. Welcome to paradise. With everything you might expect from your sun soaked holiday to the Indian Ocean, the newly renovated Sheraton Maldives is positively picturesque and surrounded by calm blue seas. The world renowned brand is not quite as natural a fit for the Maldives as W but it exudes a solid affluence and makes a guest feel special on the small island with a rustic atmosphere. Book Now or Read Full Review

OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - All Inclusive - Complimentary Transportation

OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort (ex Jumeirah Vittaveli)

Best Experience:  All Inclusive, Couples and Family, Beach, Diving, huse reef snorkeling

Boasting an extensive leisure and wellness facilities, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi - A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort (ex Jumeirah Vittaveli) is a beautiful island ideal for families looking for spacious and affordable accommodation in the Maldives, with a children's and teenage club. With traditional Maldivian architecture and elegance, the hotel is also good for a honeymooners, where you will find total privacy in water villas. Just 20 minutes by luxurious catamaran from Male airport, but at the same time maintaining a sense of uninhabited island, that many people crave for visiting the Maldives, OZEN Reserve Bolifushi is a modern resort complex. New OZEN Vittaveli offers guests "relaxed, ultra-luxe island living" with grand spaces, sun-kissed ocean fronts and gourmet dine-by-design experiences. The property assures absolute seclusion and privacy for guests at its 89 villas and suites, which come equipped with private a swimming pool and direct beach or lagoon access. Read Full Review

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort: Fly & Dine

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Best Experience:  Water Villas, Couples, Families, Snorkeling with Manta Rays, Wellness

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is a newest luxury property located in Baa atoll, the UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Maldives. With a combination of 70 superb overwater and island villas, the resort takes inspiration from the “shape of the water”, the marine life of the atoll and the elements of water, sun, and wind. Read Full Review

Experience an exceptional including your stay and shared transfers at the Maldives. Indulge in an island retreat with breakfast, lunch, dinner and transfers from Velena International Airport.

Need to Know
  • Promotional Code: ICP
  • Valid stay dates: February 22, 2020 - September 16, 2021

The offers includes:

  • Daily breakfast at Island Kitchen
  • 2-course lunch at Island Kitchen or Hawker
  • 3-course dinner at Island Kitchen
  • $70 meal credit at Japanese specialty restaurant - The Pearl in lieu of dinner at Island Kitchen
  • Shared seaplane transfers from/to Velana International Airport
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Use of snorkelling equipment and ocean kayaks for 2 hours
  • Access to the Kids Club and Fitness Studio
  • Daily wellness session

W Maldives: Fly and Dine

w maldives honeymoon trip

Perfect: for Honeymoon, Beach, Design, Fashion and Music, House Reef Snorkelling

Spark the romance with an intimate escape for two! Located in the North Ari Atoll, W Maldives offers 77 escapes and suites with pool located both ashore and overwater. There is a mixture of six bars and restaurants at W Maldives. Guests can also spoil themselves with a selection of over 125 treatments at the award-winning overwater Away Spa. Read Full Review

Stay in Style in W Maldives! Book a minimum of three nights and enjoy the following benefits:

- Daily buffet breakfast at KITCHEN®
- Daily three courses dinner in designated restaurant for two
- Return shared Seaplane transfer from/to Male Airport for two
- Complimentary In-room W MIX BAR (non-alcoholic beverages)
- Complimentary non-motorized activities and snorkeling gear
- 24/7 access to FUEL SPOTs offering unlimited fruit, water, ice and towels
- Complimentary Press Reader subscription with access to 6,000 publications in 100 languages

Need to Know

  • Promotional Code: ARN 
  • Valid stay dates: November 09, 2020 - February 28, 2022


Heritance Aarah - Premium All Inclusive: Complementary Sea Plane Transfer

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Best Experience:  Couples, families, All Inclusive, gourmet dining, beach, scuba diving

Offering the perfect combination of exclusivity and comfort, Heritance Aarah is all about exclusive luxury with a touch of Maldives' traditions. One of the best luxury resorts in the Maldives, the main attractions of Aarah are beautiful white beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and a hipnotic marine life on a house reef. Heritance Aarah is al about full privacy with a unique Premium All-Inclusive holiday plan Read Full Review.

Save more with sea plane transfer on us. Your savings just got bigger on your next Maldives getaway with us. Book now on our limited time offer and enjoy upto 40% off room rate with Premium All Inclusive and return sea plane transfers for 2 adults with a 4 nights’ stay.



  • Offer available only for 4 nights stays
  • Offer travel period valid till the 31st Of October 2021
  • Flexible cancellation policy: Reservation can be can be cancelled/amended up to 72 hours prior to date of arrival
  • The full reservation amount will be charged 7 days prior to date of arrival
  • Reservations will be confirmed on availability, on a first-come-first-serve basis
  • Discount is not applicable for extras consumed at the property
  • The offer is not applicable for changes made for future bookings outside the promotional period
  • Amendments of date of stay due to reasonable circumstances is solely at the discretion of Management of Aitken Spence Hotel (Pvt) Ltd
  • General terms and conditions of Aitken Spence Hotel Managements (Pvt) Ltd will apply

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu: CAST AWAY

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu AERIAL

Best Experience:   for Couples, Beach, Diving, Value

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is a quiet place in the UNESCO Biosphere reserve on Baa atoll in Maldives where you will find luxury, beauty and privacy at reasonable prices. Only 98 rooms, two restaurants, SPA and sports grounds and the removal of the island takes 30 minutes by seaplane from Male airport. Snorkeling and scuba diving is awesome and the resort offers a number of fun tours, but there is no pool on the island. Read Full Review

Package includes:

  • Return airport transfer by seaplane
  • On arrival, a bottle of Champagne and a fruit basket served in your villa.
  • Daily Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served à la carte Cowrie Restaurant
    Romantic 2-night escape to our deserted island, Embudhoo; own the island for yourselves with a BBQ dinner every night.
  • A 3-course candlelit dinner on the beach
  • 10% discount on all Spa treatments
  • Dolphin watching excursion


• Rates are applicable for a minimum stay of 5 nights
• Please note that the rate is not valid in conjunction with other offers and promotions.
Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to arrival. Any date changes or cancellations with less than 3 days’ notice will be charged the room rate for one night.



Coco Bodu Hithi

Best Experience:   for Couples, Beach, Scuba Diving

COCO Bodu Hithi is inherently romantic. Luxurious and contemporary, with superb private pool villas and an idyllic overwater spa, the island paradise of Coco Bodu Hithi is located in North Male Atoll and is a 40-min speedboat ride away from Malé International Airport. There are 100 villas, six chic restaurants, two open air cocktail bars, extensive thatched overwater spa and a fitness center (with ocean views!). An uncrowded infinity swimming pool and a large selection of activities, including scuba diving and snorkeling in the lagoon. Read Full Review

Package includes:

  • Return airport transfer by speedboat
  • On arrival, a bottle of Champagne and a selection of gourmet canapés served in your villa
  • A traditional flower bath for two in your villa
  • Private in-villa spa treatment (Select treatments from the Spa Menu)
  • Your own in-villa Coco Cinema screening on the beach or on the deck under the stars with seating designed for snuggling, complete with popcorn and drinks


• Rates are applicable for a minimum stay of 5 nights
• Please note that the rate is not valid in conjunction with other offers and promotions.
• Free cancellation up to 2 days prior to arrival. Any date changes or cancellations with less than 2 days’ notice will be charged the room rate for one night.


Kandima Maldives: Eskape To Paradise

Jumeirah Vittaveli

Perfect for:   Coples and Families, Activities, Beach, Nightlife, Value

Just a 30-min by air from Male Kandima Maldives is aimed at sports-loving, party-going groups as well as couples and active families, and has a range of accommodation options, from affordable studios to luxury pool villas. Read Full Review

Looking for that anything BUT ordinary eskape to the Maldives? We’ve got just the thing for you! Go all out with our Eskape To Paradise package, and enjoy fun perks during your stay! Travel period: 07th March 2021 to 31st October 2021. Minimum Stay: 4 Nights

Here's what’s included in the sweet deal:

  • Rate is inclusive of return domestic transfers for 2 adults
  • FLAVOUR OR ZEST – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at all-you can-eat buffet with live cooking stations
  • Unlimited juice, soft drinks, water, tea/coffee during meal time.
  • Complimentary stay for 2 children below 06 years of age. Green tax of USD 6 per night per child will apply (additional meal supplement charges will apply for children above 06 years of age).
  • Complimentary daily snorkelling trips (not guided) to house reef
  • One complimentary 30 minute photoshoot with one photo print (05 inches) – pre booking required, guests will get one photo 4R print out only, any other photos can be purchased from SNAP! according to in-house price list
  • Complimentary daily scheduled yoga and fitness pro grammes
  • Complimentary kids club activities (daily)
  • Complimentary use of tennis, beach volley and football arena
  • Daily evening entertainment at Breeze bar (live music/DJ)
  • Weekly beach games and pool parties at Breeze or Beach Club
  • Honeymooners are entitled to a Bottle of Wine, Fruit Basket upon arrival and one time 03 course romantic beach dinner. Also honeymooners will recieve 1 complimentary cocktail for each from Breeze Bar during their stay.
Le Meridien Maldives
Fly & Dine: from US$1.020

Stay 3 nights or more and savour the good life with a glamourous getaway to Maldives’ newest resort experience. Valid Stay Dates: June 16, 2021 - June 15, 2022

  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner at Turquoise (excluding beverages)
  • Meal plan can also be utilized as a lunch and dinner credit at Velaa Bar + Grill (set menu excluding beverages)
  • Return seaplane transfers for two guests
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