Top 10 Best Guest Houses in the Maldives 2019

Best Budget Accommodation in the Maldives

Top 10 Best Guest Houses in the Maldives 2019

Best Budget Accommodation in the Maldives


July, 2019

Our list of the 10 best guest houses in the Maldives will certainly please all those who would like to spend a comfy budget holiday in this beautiful honeymoon destination without spending too much of their hard-earned money. If you are a different breed of travellers who are looking for something outside the conventional resort experience You can enjoy a real beach experience and a memorable stay in Maldives, with a stay at Maldives' guest houses. Daily activity is very affordable in the Maldives, so you may think that it is best to indulge yourself with exotic excursions, succulent dining and underwater adventures than with an expensive luxury resort room in which anyway, you will spend only a few hours per day. It's a growing trend in the world today, especially among millennials, many of whom prefer a varied set of experiences as opposed to a stay in a traditional hotel or resort for the whole duration of their holidays.

Our list of the best-rated cheap properties in the Maldives includes budget accommodation options with a private beachfront location, modern air-conditioned rooms, varied food, exciting activities and, most importantly, friendly staff and excellent service.

1 Arena Beach Hotel, Maafushi

Arena Beach Hotel - Maafushi
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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. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Maafushi

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2 West Sands, Ukulhas

West Sands - Ukulhas
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A great new hotel, recently opened, the rooms are large and clean. The beach can be reached in just 1 minute. West Sands Guest House features a private beach and water sports facilities on the island of Ukulhas, part of the Ari Atoll. There is also a barbecue, a children's playground, a sun terrace and a restaurant. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Ukulhas

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3 Relax Residence Thoddoo Maldives, Thoddoo

Thoddoo - North Ari Atoll
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Relax Residence Thoddoo Maldives is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Offering a barbecue and water sports facilities, the guest house is located in Thoddoo. We stayed for a week and liked totally everything. Owner and staff were very polite, friendly and helpful. Room is nice furnitured. nothing special but all necessary things. Cleaning was done daily and well. There is personal cattle, so we could drink tea or coffee any time (both were provided). Food was a bit unusual but tasty. Equipment for snorkling is provided for free. Same with umbrellas in case of rain. Relax Residence is one of the closest to the tourist beach. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Thoddooi

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4 Acqua Blu Rasdhoo, Rasdu

Acqua Blu Rasdhoo - Rasdu
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A perfect combination of awesome hotel and perfect staff, Acqua Blu Rasdhoo is located in Rasdu island and features a private beach area. The food is delicious, you can just tell them one meal in advance what you want, and it will be ready on the table for you whenever you ask for it ! Featuring free bikes, the 3-star guest house has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. Rooms are nice, beds very comfortable, TV with many international channels. Free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk are offered. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Rasdu

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5 Kiha Beach, Dharavandhoo

Dhigurah - South Ari Atoll
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Located in Finolhus in the Baa Atoll, Kiha Beach features an outdoor pool and rooms with а sea views. The hotel has a barbecue and a private beach area, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Fantastic! Very friendly and always smiling staff, very nice and clean room with beautifull view. Snorkeling right in front of the hotel was amazing, a very rich marine life. Everything is perfect, from beaches to ambience, from staff to room, from food to cleanliness everything is as per the book. With lots of activities for kids, Kiha Beach is a memorable stay for a whole family.

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6 Season Paradise, Thulusdhoo

Thulusdhoo - North Male Atoll - surf paradise
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True Maldivian island hotel quintessential for guests who seek Surfing, Fishing, Diving, water sports adventure, honeymoon/ family beach vacation or a business retreat on tropical sun, sand and sea. Season Paradise, is a newly opened award winning 48 room hotel, featuring infinity swimming pool, Spa, Gym, Conference hall, Restaurant & Grill. Conveniently located 20 minutes away from Velana international airport, Thulusdhoo island offers an avenue to some of the best surf breaks, diving spots, water sports, local culture, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters the Maldives acclaim. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Thulusdhoo

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7 Ostrov Hotel, Ukulhas

Ostrov Hotel - Ukulhas
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Wonderful place on a beautiful island of Ukulhas, nice and very helpful staff, great cusine and superb private beach just few steps from the hotel room. The beach in front of the hotel is the best for snorkeling with turtles, rays, sharks and lots of colorful fish. Food is delicious and staff is nice. If you want to relive real Maldives, get out of the everyday stress and nonstop internet, you should go for this hotel. Transfer to and from the hotel is just OK. Located in Ukulhas, Ostrov Hotel has a private beach area and free bikes. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a children's playground. The restaurant serves Steakhouse and Asian dishes, as well as American and Grill Bbq cuisine. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Ukulhas

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8 SeaLaVie Inn, Ukulhas

SeaLaVie Inn - Ukulhas
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One of our bestsellers in Ukulhas, SeaLaVie Inn is a comfortable and welcoming guest house. If you prefer a quiet place, without too many tourists and you are not looking for luxury in overpriced hotel resorts, then this is your place. The whole staff is very forthcoming and caring for your needs. The new rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries. And of course you are not far from snorkelling, the bikini beach and swim in turquoise blue water.Check out our list 10 best hotels in Ukulhas

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9 Kaani Grand Seaview, Maafushi

Kaani Grand Seaview - Maafushi
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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. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Maafushi

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10 Plumeria Maldives, Thinadhoo

Plumeria Maldives - Thinadhoo
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Apart from other guest houses, Thinadhoo actually has only one hotel - Plumeria Maldives. Consisting of two large buildings, it is one such, but is great. Firstly, the hotel is new. The clean and spacious rooms are furnished in a modern style, have their own balcony and many rooms with sea views. Inside a standard set of amenities and facilities, including air conditioning, TV, safe, jacuzzi, slippers, bathrobes, white towels, all for tea / coffee + free wifi. Excellent value for money, there is a swimming pool and half board and full board meal plans. The latter is preferable, since all the guests praise the cuisine and culinary talents of the chef from Indonesia. The staff is very friendly, helpful, good-natured and responsive.

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