Ideal for fun and relaxation, Hotel the Strand is located in the South Male Atoll area of Maldives Islands. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With the city's main attractions such as Gulhi Kandu, Guru’s, Cocoa Thila Dive Site within close reach, visitors to the hotel will just love its location.
Hotel the Strand also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Maldives Islands. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like babysitting, smoking area, shops, laundry service, tours.
In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (charges apply), air conditioning, mini bar, internet access – LAN to please even the most discerning guest. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as water sports (non-motorized), garden, water sports (motorized). Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Hotel the Strand.
The guest house is located in the local island of Gulhi where the Government regulations require that guests do not wear bikini or similar swimwear while in the area. However, the hotel can arrange excursions to picnic islands for guests where these restrictions are not applied.
Transfer to GULHI Island
To reach the hotels in Gulhi Island, a public ferryboat OR chartered speedboat can be arranged by the hotel for which payment will be collected upon check –in. Please contact the hotel to book your transfer arrangement at least 3 days prior to your arrival. Your arrival and departure flight details and full names of traveling party will be required.
• Ferryboat takes 75 minutes to reach Gulhi Island and costs approximately USD 5.00 per person per way.
• Ferry departs from Male’ at 14:30 hrs / Ferry departs from Gulhi Island at 07:30 hrs
• If your flight lands AFTER 13:00 hrs, you will need to take the speedboat transfer or make arrangements to stay in Male’
• NO Ferry services on Friday.
• Speedboat takes 25 minutes to reach Gulhi Island and approximately costs USD 120 per trip (one way)
• Advance booking is required for speedboat transfer
We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!