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Crystal Sands provides modern yet cosy rooms with free WiFi on Maafushi Island. Featuring its own restaurant, the property also has a tour desk, 24-hour front desk and garden for guests to relax in. Staff are able to converse in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Crystal Sands is accessible via a 30-minute speedboat ride from Malé. Malé International Airport is a 30-minute speedboat ride away. Union pay is accepted here.

Each air-conditioned room has a flat-screen satellite TV channels, safe and private bathroom with shower and free toiletries including slippers, shower and dental kit. Select rooms come with a balcony offering sea views.

Guests can enjoy Maldivian and Western cuisines at the in-house restaurant.Hearty breakfast can be enjoyed which also includes Chinese options.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Crystal Sands has been welcoming guests since 22 May 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet


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Room type
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beach
  • Bikini Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    200 yards from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • How to reach from male airport
    Shared boat transfer 25$/person
    Answered on 2 March 2021
  • Balcony view
    Balcony available in Superior and Deluxe room categories.
    Answered on 17 December 2022
  • Hi, How much are transfers currently. Arriving January on a Monday departing on Friday. Thanks
    Private Boat - can be arranged any time -170$/Way Shared Speedboat-25$/Person/way 9.00am,12.00pm,1.00pm,3.30pm,4.30pm,6.00pm,9.30pm,
    Answered on 17 October 2022
  • Are there serv alchahol..?
    There is a separate location you can consume alcohol close to the island. Transport is free.
    Answered on 12 January 2023
  • can I book room from 17 July for 2 weeks? I will travel to Male airport from India.
    Indians can travel from 30th July
    Answered on 11 July 2021
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Host Information

Host review score

Crystal Sands have been a long term dream of Symphony Maldives to extend our services to Hospitality Industry. We have been in the restaurant business for more than 20 years. We aim to provide preeminent consistent services from all our group of restaurants.
Languages spoken: English,Spanish,Hindi,Italian,Kannada,Malayalam,Norwegian,Tamil,Vietnamese
Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    symphony lagoon

    Cuisine: American, Italian, Malaysian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Pizza, Seafood, Thai, Local, Asian

Facilities of Crystal Sands
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • City view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Norwegian
  • Tamil
  • Vietnamese

House rules

Crystal Sands takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$25 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UnionPay debit card Discover American Express Crystal Sands accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that guests must advise arrival and departure flight details at the time of booking, at least 3 days prior to arrival. Guests can indicate this under the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly.

The property can arrange for a roundtrip ferryboat/speedboat transfer to Maafushi Island from Malé. Transfer rates are as follow:

Public Ferryboat (90 minutes):
Departure from Villingili Ferry Terminal (Malé) - 15:00
Departure from Maafushi Island - 07:30

Please note that there are no ferry services on Fridays.

Chartered Speedboat (35 minutes):
Shared speedboat transfer costs approximately USD 30 - USD 50 per person per one way trip, with a minimum of 5 persons per trip.

Please note that advance booking is required for speedboat transfers.

All additional costs are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in.

The hotel is located in Maafushi island, which is a local inhabited island. Government regulations there require that guests do not wear bikini or similar swim wear while in Maafushi. However, the hotel will arrange trips to picnic islands for guests where these restrictions are not applied.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Crystal Sands in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.