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Filitheyo Island Resort ****

Filitheyo - 12060 Faafu


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The only resort in Maldive's Faafu Atoll, Filitheyo Island Resort is surrounded by tropical greenery and beautiful coral reefs. It has an outdoor infinity pool, pampering spa and on-site dive center.

Built on stilts, spacious air conditioned villas feature thatched roofs and a private wooden terrace with day beds. A flat-screen TV, CD player and minibar are included in all villas.

Werner Lau Diving Center offers professional courses for guests, while Filitheyo Spa provides relaxing body massage. Guests can also enjoy windsurfing, canoeing or volleyball by the beach.

The resort’s main restaurant serves international buffet. For fresh juices and cocktails, The Sunset Restaurant & Bar is the place to go. Alternatively, the Filitheyo Bar offers a variety of drinks.

Filitheyo Island Resort is 73 miles south of Male International Airport. Seaplane transportation is provided.



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Please note that guests must specify arrival and departure flight details at the time of booking, at least 72 hours prior to arrival.

The resort will arrange for round-trip 30-minute seaplane transportation between the resort and Malé International Airport.

Upon arrival at Malé International Airport, go to counter 38 where you will be greeted by the airport representatives. You will be given a boarding pass and van transportation to the Maldivian Air Taxi Terminal, where the float plane departs.

Seaplanes and most speedboats operate during daylight hours only. They do not operate between 6 pm-6 am.

Guests arriving before 3:30 pm will be brought to the resort on the same day.

Guests arriving in Malé on an international flight after 3:30 pm will need to find their own overnight accommodations in Malé. They will be brought to the island the following day.

Guests departing Malé on an international flight earlier than 9:30 am may need to check out 1 day before the date of departure and stay overnight in Malé to reach the airport on time.

Transportation costs are as follows:

From November 1, 2013-April 30, 2014: USD 384 per adult
From May 1, 2014-July 31, 2014: USD 350 per adult
From August 1, 2014-October 31, 2014: USD 384 per adult

Children (under 12 years old) receive a 50% discount. Children under 2 years old travel for free.

Please note that transportation fees, GST (8%), Bed Tax (USD 8) and service charges must be paid directly to the resort.


If canceled or modified up to 28 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If canceled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation plus the full seaplane transportation will be charged.
Seaplane transfer fees need to be paid 7 days before arrival, to make sure that seaplane transportation is guaranteed.

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