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Offering a barbecue and sun terrace, Hanifaru Transit Inn is set in Dharavandhoo in the Baa Atoll Region. The inn has a private beach area and water sports facilities, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site.

Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The rooms are fitted with a private bathroom.

You can engage in various activities, such as snorkeling and windsurfing. The inn also offers bike hire.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

We speak your language!

Your stay will include:
Flat-screen TV Sun deck Balcony Terrace

Hanifaru Transit Inn has been welcoming guests since May 8, 2015

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Max adults: 3
Deluxe Double Room
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4 reasons to choose Hanifaru Transit Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • This host will welcome you in English

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About Hanifaru Transit Inn

Welcoming guests since May 8, 2015

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  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    Hy The island is very small and every where is in walking distance of 5-10 mins, Thank you.

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    Answered on December 10, 2019
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    The private beach is 5 mins walking distance

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    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • May I know the price of the speed boat? and if i want to come back to male on sunday could you provide the speed boat? Thank you. Nims

    Hy, Speed boat fare is $50 per person one way, Speed boat operating only on Monday Thursday and Saturday only.

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    Answered on April 7, 2020
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    hy Private beach is just 5 mins walk.

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    Answered on December 3, 2019
  • Hello, is there transportation from the airport to accommodation daily? I will reach the airport around 2pm and what is the price?

    Hello, We do have daily transportation via Domestic flight to and from the international airport. We have a flight around 17:30. Airfare is $180 per person two-way.

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    Answered on May 26, 2021
  • Hi, what are the speed boat timings from male' to dharavandhoo? Also the rates

    Speed boat schedule MLE-DRV 0630am departure MLE-DRV(via Eydhafushi) 1:30pm departure DRV-MLE (via Eydhafushi) 07:00am Departure Fare ins $60 one way.

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    Answered on October 27, 2021

Hosted by Bassam

Host Review Score 9.9


Hanifaru Transit Inn is a brand new modern guest house situated in the heart of a UNESCO biosphere reserve Baa Atoll. We are committed to provide personalized and a way that guests can experience Maldivian lifestyle and culture while enjoying Sun,sand and sea.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Dharavandhoo Beach
    900 feet
  • Bikini Beach
    2.1 miles
  • Dolphin Beach
    4.6 miles
  • Turtle Beach
    4.9 miles
  • Horubadhoo Island Beach
    5 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Hanifaru Transit Inn
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Picnic area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Private beach area
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Hanifaru Transit Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
$25 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
$25 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib or 1 extra bed available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa American Express Hanifaru Transit Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that there are 2 options to reach the property from the International Airport:
- 20 minute domestic plane or
- 2 hours speed boat

Air fare: Adult USD 180 for round trip.
Route: Velana International Airport to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport
Frequency: Every day of the week.
From the domestic air port a taxi will be organized free of charge. It is a 2-minute drive away from the property.

Speed Boat - 2 hours/30 minutres
Route: Male' City to Dharavandhoo Island
Frequency: 3 days of a week Thursday, Saturday, Monday.
Please contact the property for more details.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR tests are available at this property at no extra charge for those exhibiting symptoms consistent with the virus and have been confirmed by an accredited doctor.

A negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check in to this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hanifaru Transit Inn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hanifaru Transit Inn

  • The prices at Hanifaru Transit Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hanifaru Transit Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Private beach area
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beach

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hanifaru Transit Inn (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Hanifaru Transit Inn.

  • Guests staying at Hanifaru Transit Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Hanifaru Transit Inn include:

    • Double

  • Hanifaru Transit Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Hanifaru Transit Inn is 500 feet from the center of Dharavandhoo.

  • Check-in at Hanifaru Transit Inn is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.