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Situated in the north of Maldives, Hanimaadhoo is a 50-minute flight away from Velana International Airport. Upon landing at Hanimaadhoo’s own international airport, the facade of Kottafaru Guesthouse which displays a fusion of natural Maldivian features and modernity is a 10-minute drive away.
The decor and furnishings, featuring elegant natural elements, create a welcoming ambience that is both tranquil and tasteful.
A variety of flowering plants grace the property, adding pops of vibrant colour to the surroundings.
Kottafaru Guesthouse has a total of eight rooms separated into three categories- romantic Deluxe Rooms perfectly suited for couples, spacious Family Rooms to lodge larger groups and no frills Backpacker Rooms that serve as ideal solo accommodation for the adventurous traveller.
All rooms have air conditioning, mini-bars and LCD televisions as well as offering tea and coffee making facilities. En-suite bathrooms are stocked with complimentary toiletries.
To allow guests to stay in touch with the world during what is sure to be highly insta-worthy vacay time, free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire guest house.
The guesthouse’s ever considerate staff can arrange drop-offs or pickups from the airport and welcome guests at the door with inviting smiles.
In addition to private rooms, visitors are free to roam the property and can opt to relax in outdoor areas or taking a refreshing dip in the pool.
Nestled in the north of the country, Hanimaadhoo is enveloped in a peaceful atmosphere and walking along the sandy lanes to enjoy a sunset at the beach is guaranteed to wash away the stress of fast-paced city life.
No trip to Hanimaadhoo is complete without an ocean experience. The turquoise waters are perfect for an array of activities such as snorkelling, diving and kayaking. Fishing excursions which provide a unique ocean to plate experience is another avenue for entertainment.
Hanimaadhoo Meteorological Centre and Observatory, a renowned state-of-the-art facility focused on climate research in South Asia, is a must-stop for all travellers visiting the island.
Kottafaru specializes in providing an outdoor dining experience at their exquisitely crafted in-house garden restaurant. The properties’ dedicated chefs take pride in sourcing fresh ingredients for their dishes. The kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at flexible times to provide convenience for guests.