Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa

Island At A Glance

Location - 
North Male Atoll
Distance from Airport - 
13km
Transfer Time - 
20 minutes by speedboat
No of Rooms - 
55 Superior Rooms, 35 Water Bungalows
Meal Plan - 
Bed & breakfast, half board, full board, half board plus and all inclusive
Sports - 
Scuba diving, spa, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, swimming pool
House Reef Accessible - 
Yes
Star Rating - 

Thulhagiri is a small resort with good accommodation, pristine beaches and a turquoise lagoon. Located in the center of North Male Atoll, the island is within easy reach of many excellent dive sites while the house reef offers great snorkelling and diving.

Located in North Male Atoll, Thulhagiri is reached by a pleasant 20 minute speedboat ride from Male’s International airport. The comfortable accommodation is in thatched bungalows, either on the beach or built on stilts over the water. Colourful birds flutter amongst the the coconut palms. With an excellent house reef for snorkelling and diving and easy access to some fabulous dive sites, Thulhagiri is a wonderful choice for those seeking tropical beauty and the rich diving for which the Maldives are famous.

Your Accommodation Options

Superior Room

There are 55 Superior Rooms on Thulhagiri, spread around the island close to the shoreline in detached or semi-detached blocks. Each room has a front veranda with table and chairs and a traditional thatched roof. Inside, the spacious rooms are air-conditioned with overhead fan and furnished with traditional bamboo furniture. There is a closet and dressing table and facilities include a mini-fridge, satellite TV, IDD telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. The large en suite bathroom has a hot and cold desalinated shower, a large washbasin and vanity mirror; bathrobes and a hair dryer are provided.

Water Bungalow

On the west side of the island are two curved walkways that lead out over the turquoise lagoon to the 35 beautiful Water Bungalows. This spacious accommodation has all the facilities offered in the Superior Rooms and a table and chairs set over a glass panel to view the water below. The large en suite bathroom is complete with bathtub and shower, and outside is a private sun deck with stunning views over the clear tropical ocean.

Restaurants

There is one main restaurant on Thulhagiri offering a good range of international and local cuisine, served buffet style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those wishing to eat lighter meals and snacks there is the Coffee Shop, open from 9 am until 9 pm and located close to the main restaurant and swimming pool. Drinks can be enjoyed on the island in two bars. The main bar, located by the restaurant, serves a wide selection of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails, along with fresh juices, sodas and tonics, and is open from 8 am until the last person leaves. Set on a white sandy beach is Thulhagiri's Beach Bar which is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a drink while soaking up the rays from the wonderful Maldivian sunsets. The Beach Bar is open from 7 am until the last person leaves.

Excursions & Entertainment

Despite it's small size Thulhagiri offers a range of excursions and entertainment. The island is perfectly positioned within Male atoll to offer island hopping trips, shopping excursions to the capital city of Male, as well as big game fishing, night fishing and snorkelling excursions. On the island itself there is a swimming pool and activities include volleyball, table tennis and badminton. Beyond the white sandy beaches is a large lagoon perfect for catamaran sailing, canoeing, water skiing and windsurfing and an easily accessible house reef for snorkellers and divers. The over water Coconut Spa offers a range of beauty treatments and massages.

Diving

Thulhagiri has a very well run dive centre, managed by the Sub Aqua Dive Team who have many years experience running dive centres in the Maldives. Multi-lingual instructors teach a range of PADI courses; from complete beginner to Divemaster, as well as Nitrox courses. The island has a wonderful house reef, easily accessed from the beach via the 5 entry/exits points that are marked by buoys. The reef can be dived 24 hours a day and offers amazing fish life including triggerfish, angel fish, turtles, stingrays, eagle rays and reef sharks. There is also a shuttle-service to the outer house reef, making for a great ‘one way’ dive back to the house reef entrance The dive centre offers daily boat trips to a range of over 40 superb dive sites including Banana Reef, Barracuda Giri, the Victory Wreck, Paradise Rock, Rainbow Giri, Lion's Head, Old Shark Point, and seasonal Manta Points like Lankan Reef and Furana North from September to December or Boduhithi Thila and Rasfaree from January to April.

Travel Information

If you are travelling through or from the UK we can arrange flights on a choice of airlines at very competitive fares. Emirates have a flexible schedule of daily departures from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow via Dubai. Sri Lankan airlines offer flights from Heathrow via Colombo. British Airways offer a non-stop service 3 times a week between December and March from Gatwick. Etihad Airways operate flights from Heathrow and Manchester via Abu Dhabi. With such flexibility in air travel you can choose to stay on your selected island for any number of days you would like. 

If you would like to arrange your own flights, we can quote you a rate for your island accommodation that excludes flights.

On arrival at the airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to the resort. 

For the ultimate Maldives experience, we highly recommend you combine your stay on an island with a fantastic week on board one of our liveaboards. 

Special Offers

On arrival, honeymooners will receive a fruit basket and bed decorated with fresh flowers. Repeat guests will receive a bottle of wine and all guests receive a welcome drink on arrival.

Sample Itinerary

7 nights Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa including flights from the UK

Guide Prices

From £1,132 per person plus £116 departure taxes.

Prices include return international flights from the UK. For Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa they include return speedboat transfers and 7 nights accommodation in a twin/double Superior Room, on a Half Board meal plan. Flights are available from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow with Emirates. British Airways operate a non-stop flight from Gatwick, Sri Lankan Airlines operate a service from Heathrow via Colombo and Etihad Airways operate flights from Heathrow and Manchester. Please ask our sales office for the best routing and price for your ideal point of departure.

Day 1

Depart UK for overnight international flight to Male.

Day 2 - 8

On arrival to the Maldives, transfer by speedboat to Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa. Spend 7 nights on the resort enjoying its natural beauty and simplicity!

Day 9

Depart Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa and transfer by speedboat back to Male Airport to check-in for your return international flight. Depending on your chosen airline, arrival into the UK is usually on the same day.

Sample Itinerary

7 nights Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa + 7 nights liveaboard including flights from the UK

Guide Prices

From £2,527 per person plus £116 departure taxes.

Prices include return international flights from the UK. For Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa they include return speedboat transfers and 7 nights accommodation in a twin/double Superior Room, on a Half Board meal plan. For the liveaboard they include return airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation in a twin/double cabin, Full Board meal plan (with water, tea and coffee), diving with tanks/weights and some excursions. Flights are available from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow with Emirates. British Airways operate a non-stop flight from Gatwick, Sri Lankan Airlines operate a service from Heathrow via Colombo and Etihad Airways operate flights from Heathrow and Manchester. Please ask our sales office for the best routing and price for your ideal point of departure.

Day 1

Depart UK for overnight international flight to Male.

Day 2 - 8

On arrival to the Maldives, transfer by speedboat to Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa. Spend 7 nights on the resort enjoying its natural beauty and simplicity!

Day 9 - 15

Depart Thulhagiri Island Resort & Spa and transfer by speedboat back to Male for onward transfer by boat to our liveaboard. Enjoy 7 nights, with fabulous diving from the liveaboard – watch out for manta rays and an amazing array of reef life.

Day 16

Depart liveaboard by boat and transfer back to Male Airport to check-in for your return international flight. Depending on your chosen airline, arrival into the UK is usually on the same day.

CONTACT DETAILS

UK OFFICE

Innovation House
Boldero Road
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP32 7BS
UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1284 748010

Fax: +44 (0) 1284 748011

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