Best Budget Accommodation in the Maldives

Book Your All Inclusive Vacation and save 25% in Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts, Maldives
Book Your All Inclusive Vacation and save 25% in Atmosphere Hotels and Resorts, Maldives

Updated June, 2024

Looking for best bed and breakfast hotels in the Maldives? Budget-friendly hotels in Maldives, specialty lodges, intimate inns, boutique hotels, the very definition of Maldivian hospitality and charm can be found in its local islands. Many of our most favourites are the great small guest houses and completely unique, one-of-a-kind places that are the fabric of Maldives tourism. Compare cheap properties and book with flexibility.

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. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Maafushi


2 West Sands, Ukulhas

West Sands - Ukulhas

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


3 Boutique Beach All Inclusive Diving Hotel, Dhigurah

Boutique Beach All Inclusive Diving Hotel, Dhigurah, Maldives

A stone's throw from the private beach, Boutique Beach All Inclusive Diving Hotel is located on Dhigurah, an area famous marine protected area for whale shark and manta rays. Overlooking the Indian Ocean and our lagoon, guests can enjoy the beautiful sunset and safari boats from the Roof Top Boutique Heaven restaurant. It is just a minute walk from the beach. The PADI Dive team will be happy to assist the guests to the diving sites. There are 15 deep reefs between Dhigurah and the next island. Free Wifi is provided.


4 Acqua Blu Rasdhoo, Rasdu

Acqua Blu Rasdhoo - Rasdu

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


5 Kiha Beach, Dharavandhoo

Dhigurah - South Ari Atoll

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.


6 Reef Edge Thulusdhoo, Maldives

Reef Edge Thulusdhoo, Maldives - surf paradise

Located within a few steps of Bikini Beach and 3 km of Gasfinolhu Beach in Thulusdhoo, Reef Edge Thulusdhoo, Maldives provides accommodation with seating area. Expect the most beaitiful stay at Thulusdhoo. The Reef Edge hotel is at a perfect place, you have a wonderfull view over the reef and the place is just a few minutes from the ocean. The rooms are just perfect and very comfortable but, the most important thing is the very kind stuff, which makes you feel very welcome. Espacially Ali, the hotel manager is always by your side with help, if you need something and of course all the other guys, which have always a smile for you. Food is great, rooms are very clean. The atmosphere in the hotel is also very relaxing. Check out our list 10 best hotels in Thulusdhoo


7 The Ranthari Hotel & Spa

The Ranthari Hotel & Spa, Ukulhas, Maldives, R:Ari Atoll, hotel, Hotels

Newest beachfront property on the beautiful island of the Ukulhas, the Ranthari Hotel & Spa features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a bar and shared lounge right on the beach. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. At the hotel, each room has a desk. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, guest rooms at The Ranthari Hotel & Spa have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms come with a balcony. All guest rooms include a closet. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.


8 Green Leaf Guest House, Omadhoo

Green Leaf Guest House, Omadhoo 2024

Set on Omadhoo Island, the Green Leaf Guest House offers 3-star accommodation with a garden. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and full-day security, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a picnic area. ...Everything was absolutely perfect! We got a guided tour of the island when we arrived and it was my partners birthday so they arranged a beach diner. The owners treated us like family! Some highlights: a very good breakfast, a good lunch. The owner offered to rent us snorkelling equipment at no cost. He showed us the best snorkelling spots, the tourists beach, explained the water current, the local rules and customs....


9 Whaleshark Beach, Dhigurah

Whaleshark Beach, Dhigurah Maldives travel 2024

Location is very good, it’s very close to beach. All staffs, room, food are perfect that’s call excellent hospitality. The staff was very friendly and polite, we felt ourselves very welcome. The location was great, and the hotel itself clean and cosy, and the breakfast was delicious. Very kind, friendly and helpful with everything. My special thanks to all managers. Guides and chef for dinners...With a garden setting, Whaleshark Beach is in Dhigurah Island, the South Ari Atoll, 100 metres from Dhigurah North West Beach. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a lift, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guest house has family rooms and facilities for disabled guests...


10 Plumeria Maldives, Thinadhoo

Plumeria Maldives - Thinadhoo

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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