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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.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Maafushi
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Julie
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    I believe that Cystal Sand is the best budget-friendly hotel in the Maldives. The staff is happy to assist you with any requests you may have. I would like to personally thank Sapna, Santosh, and Riaz for their assistance during our stay. We...
  • Fatima
    South Africa South Africa
    Staff location cleanliness excutsions arranged and discounts.sapna and manager ssmqan were very helpful and hospital helpful
  • Mokaddes
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Amazing hotel, excellent service. Great stuff. Definitely coming back. We appreciate Sapnas hosting, Mainus guides and saidurs service from the kitchen.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

Host review score
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
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • 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
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Until 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
American ExpressVisaMastercardMaestroDiscoverUnionPay credit cardCash
Smoking is not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

The property can be reached by a public ferry and a speedboat.

Please share your flight details with the property at least 3 days before your arrival to secure your seat(s) for the transfer.

Public Ferryboat a 90-minute round trip:

Departure from Villingili Ferry Terminal (Malé) - 15:00

Departure from Maafushi Island - 07:30

Please note that there are no ferry services on Fridays.

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.

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.

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

Legal information

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

FAQs about Crystal Sands

  • Crystal Sands is 350 yards from the centre of Maafushi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Crystal Sands offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Bicycle rental
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Crystal Sands is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Crystal Sands may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Crystal Sands. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Crystal Sands include:

    • Double

  • Crystal Sands has 1 restaurant:

    • symphony lagoon