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Maldives on a budget

Private room in house hosted by Ahmed
6 guests4 bedrooms10 beds5.5 baths
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Located in Gaafaru Island, a true Maldivian island quintessential for guests who seek Travelling, Fishing, Diving, water sports adventure, honeymoon/ family beach vacation on sun, sand and sea. Tourist beach 5 min walk. All rooms are Air Conditioned, with Hot water shower, Satellite Television, Wireless Internet, Mini Bar, Hair Dryer and Safe deposit. Including Excursions such as Snorkeling Trips,Sand banks, Trips to Picnic Islands,Dolphin watching, turtle snorkelling, shipwreck snorkelling etc.

The space
I can provide any kind of recreative activities you want, at cheaper prices than resorts! Snorkeling on the reef, fishing from the boat, night fishing, dolphins and turtles photo safari, manta ray snorkeling (if lucky), sand bank excursions, excursions to picnic islands by traditional Maldivian traditional boat (Dhoni) or by speedboat, visits to local handcraft stores, Island hopping, canoeing, catamaran, water sports, Evening barbecue on beach with just catched fish. Gaafaru Island is 61 km North of Male International Airport which takes 60 minutes by speed boat (30 USD) and 3 hours by Public ferry (5 USD).

Guest access
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Do not expect a resort-like accommodation, you'll arrive in an island where local people life is not as you see from postcards! You'll see a side of Maldives that's hidden to resort visitors.
Guest houses in Maldives are on local inhabited island, where local people haven't economical resources as resorts. Just 100 m in front of our guest house, customers staying in resort pay 2000 US$/night!!!
I hope that you understand our effort to give the best possible service at affordable prices.
Thank you for helping the Maldivian people with this little business opportunity!

Other things to note
Gaafaru Island have the second most largest reef in Maldives so you can find nice beaches and full of marine creatures. Many shipwreck are found in our housereef. Some of these ships include SS Seagull (1879), Clan Alpine (1879), Aracan (1873), Erlangen (1894), Lady Cristine (1974), Crusader (1905). Remains of the shipwreck still lies there on the reef, providing home for corals and varieties of other marine lives, and making the sites popular among divers.
Located in Gaafaru Island, a true Maldivian island quintessential for guests who seek Travelling, Fishing, Diving, water sports adventure, honeymoon/ family beach vacation on sun, sand and sea. Tourist beach 5 min walk. All rooms are Air Conditioned, with Hot water shower, Satellite Television, Wireless Internet, Mini Bar, Hair Dryer and Safe deposit. Including Excursions such as Snorkeling Trips,Sand banks, Trips to… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

Amenities

Breakfast
Air conditioning
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
First aid kit
Essentials
Lock on bedroom door
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Location

Gaafaru, North Central Province, Maldives

Public ferry, (Sunday,Tuesday,Thursday) leaving to Gaafaru from Male' at 11:00AM Public ferry, (Saturday,Monday,Wednesday) leaving from Gaafaru to Male' at 9:15AM / Shared Speed Launch Daily (except friday) leaving to Gaafaru from Male' at 15:00PM, leaving from Gaafaru to Male' at 7:30AM.
Public ferry, (Sunday,Tuesday,Thursday) leaving to Gaafaru from Male' at 11:00AM Public ferry, (Saturday,Monday,Wednesday) leaving from Gaafaru to Male' at 9:15AM / Shared Speed Launch Daily (except friday) lea…

Hosted by Ahmed

Joined in December 2018
  • 13 Reviews
  • Superhost
Born and raised in Gaafaru Island, it would be my pleasure to host you in my beautiful Island. I am working in Island Council, so I will be available in the island. I go the extra mile to ensure that all guests have the best experience :) I love to meet new people and look forward to hosting you on Airbnb.
Born and raised in Gaafaru Island, it would be my pleasure to host you in my beautiful Island. I am working in Island Council, so I will be available in the island. I go the extra…
During your stay
Our staffs will provide anything that you need!
Children are welcome!
Ahmed is a Superhost
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House rules
Check-in: Flexible
No pets
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Cancellation policy