7 Night Goidhoo Atoll Experience

Highlights

  • Snorkel the clear turquoise waters of the reef, see colourful coral and vibrant marine life
  • Kayak through the mangroves
  • Learn to cook delicious local dishes
  • Discover a Robinson Crusoe Island and have a beach BBQ
From £1968 *pp
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What you'll do

This is a Maldives trip with a difference! Enjoy the stunning white beaches and crystal blue waters and experience the authentic Maldives in the beautiful Baa Atoll. Snorkel in the marine-rich tropical waters, learn to cook authentic Maldivian dishes, kayak through mangroves and even discover a Robinson Crusoe island!

This is a  Maldives bucket list holiday with a difference! Experience the authentic Maldives visiting three islands of the Baa Atoll where you can will enjoy the simple life of the local Maldivians. You will stay in locally run guest houses, discover markets, ancient mosques and wells, visit a freshwater lake and kayak  through mangroves. You will visit a coral conservation project and snorkel to see turtles, sharks and rays in pure turquoise water. There is a local cooking class where you’ll make a traditional lunch and you’ll take a boat trip to discover your very own Robinson Crusoe island and stay there for the perfect sunset beach BBQ. So many unforgettable experiences in one trip!

The trip starts in Male where you’ll be met by your local guide, you’ll stay overnight in Male, take a guided tour of the city and visit Villimale to see the coral reef conservation project there. On day two you will take a speedboat to the island of Goidhoo with its fresh water lakes, vegetable farms and beautiful beach, enjoy guided walking tours, your first snorkelling experience of the trip and kayaking on a mangrove lake . In Fehendhoo you’ll snorkel to spot turtles, sharks and rays, and in Fulhadhoo take  forest walks and see the stunning sunset at one of the world’s top beaches. You’ll learn to cook like a local and visit a real deserted island!

 

Summary:

Day 1 Arrive in Male  – Overnight Hulhumale

Day 2 Speedboat transfer to Goidhoo –  Overnight Goidhoo

Day 3 Overnight Goidhoo

Day 4  Speedboat transfer to Fehendhoo – overnight Fehendhoo

Day 5 Speedboat transfer to Fulhadhoo – overnight Fulhadhoo

Day 6 Fulhadhoo

Day 7 Fulhadhoo

Day 8 Departure

*from price based on 2 people travelling between in August and October

What's included

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 7 nights deluxe guest houses accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners
  • Public speedboat transfers
  • Male city walking your
  • Island tours and hedhika experience
  • Snorkelling tours with equipment
  • Local guide for all activities
  • Kayaking tour of the mangrove lakes
  • Guided tropical forest walk
  • Cooking class and lunch with the women's development committee
  • Visit to an uninhabited island and beach BBQ
  • Visit to a coral nursery conservation project
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Maldives Paradise Team

We are an award winning sustainable tour company. We are mindful of ensuring we promote local tourism in line with Maldivian culture and traditions. Through education of our team, our guests and locals, we aim to protect the environment and limit where ever possible any negative impact to local life. We are based in the Maldives and we specialise only in the Maldives. Through our connections with The Maldives Ministry of Tourism we receive the most up to date travel advice and tourism announcements as they are made. We make it our business to know what is happening throughout the Maldives so that you don’t have to spend time researching. We have visited every local island and every resort we recommend, we have stayed at every accommoda... Read All

We are an award winning sustainable tour company. We are mindful of ensuring we promote local tourism in line with Maldivian culture and traditions. Through education of our team, our guests and locals, we aim to protect the environment and limit where ever possible any negative impact to local life. We are based in the Maldives and we specialise only in the Maldives. Through our connections with The Maldives Ministry of Tourism we receive the most up to date travel advice and tourism announcements as they are made. We make it our business to know what is happening throughout the Maldives so that you don’t have to spend time researching. We have visited every local island and every resort we recommend, we have stayed at every accommodation option to ensure we can provide you accurate, honest advice and information. We audit our property partners on an annual basis to ensure the standards we require for our guests are maintained and you are ensured a safe and comfortable stay. We care about each individual guest’s needs and requirements. We know that everyone travelling counts and so will always be happy to tailor-make an experience.

Location

This tour begins at Velana Airport Male where your guide will meet you and transfer you to your guesthouse. You will stay one night in Male and then take a speedboat transfer to the island of Goidhoo for two nights, then on to the islands of Fehendhoo and Fulhadhoo. This bucket list trip with a difference takes you to beautiful islands of the Baa Atoll where you will meet with locals, visit deserted beaches, see an eco  project and experience the authentic Maldives. The trip ends 8 days later in Velana airport from where you can travel on to your next destination.

FAQs

Is alcohol served in the Maldives?

The Maldives is a Muslim country and therefore alcohol is not available on local islands. The large international resorts do serve alcohol, but not the local guest houses on this trip.

Are bikinis allowed to be worn in th Maldives?

Bikinis are not allowed to be worn on local island beaches; however, all of our guesthouses offer either private gardens, balconies or tourist beach areas for guests where bikini swimwear can be worn.

What is the minimum and maximum number of people in this group

This is a private group minimum 2 people , maximum 8 people. sharing twin / double rooms. Prices for single rooms- please enquire.

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