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Offering a sun terrace and a private beach area, Shamar Guest house & Dove is set in Maamigili. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Some rooms include views of the sea or garden. The rooms include a private bathroom equipped with a bidet and shower. Shamar Guest house & Dove features free WiFi . There is free shuttle service from the airport to the property. A number of activities are offered in the area, such as snorkeling and diving. Guests can enjoy a game of volleyball at the beach.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Free Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Kathleen
    United States of America United States of America
    Very accommodating staff! A superb dive operation. Close to good dive areas.
  • Axel
    Germany Germany
    Great and dedicated staff, very good food, very clean, calm and perfect location for diving and snorkelling. Whalesharks and mantas almost guaranteed.
  • Tomoho
    Poland Poland
    great staff, good food, very clean, great leisure space, best dives, 3 whale sharks at once

Managed by Shamoon

Company review score: 8.6Based on 11 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Our friendly staff will make your stay unforgettable and assure to meet your expectations. We speak English and can organise a german speaking advisor.

Property info

Our guesthouse Shamar is located only 70m away from the bikini beach on the northern end of the island. We are the only guesthouse on Maamigili that offers an astonishing oceanview. Our building is surrounded by nice gardens and palm trees. You don’t feel the trouble from the small village close by – but you can get anything, what you need for a relaxing holiday. Supermarkets, Restaurants and a Medical Center settled down on the Island. Enjoy with Shamar water activities like SUP or Canoeing in the beautiful lagoon. We are the 1st maldivian landbased dive center with ENOS. As a divecenter (PADI® Certified) we able to provide you unforgettable divetrips to the most beautiful spots in the South Ari Atoll. Dive with the whalesharks after a 10 min. boat ride. Mantarays are only 30 min. far away by boat

Neighborhood info

Our guesthouse is situated in a typical Maldivian neighborhood. The place is very peaceful but local shops and stores in the city can be reached within some minutes easily.

Language Spoken


Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Indian • Seafood • Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience

Amenities of Shamar Guesthouse & Dive

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Shamar Guesthouse & Dive takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM


From 6:00 AM to 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 over 8 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as 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

8 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
$15 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 8 and up are allowed)

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note the cancellation policy for the rooms: If canceled or modified up to 30 days from the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.

If canceled or modified later than 10 days from the date of arrival, 50% will be charged.

If canceled or modified later then 3 days from the date of arrival, 80% will be charged.

Please inform Shamar Guesthouse & Dive 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.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

FAQs about Shamar Guesthouse & Dive

  • The prices at Shamar Guesthouse & Dive may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Shamar Guesthouse & Dive has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Shamar Guesthouse & Dive is from 9:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Shamar Guesthouse & Dive is 1,500 feet from the center of Maamigili. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Shamar Guesthouse & Dive offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Beachfront
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Badminton equipment
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beach

  • Room options at Shamar Guesthouse & Dive include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Shamar Guesthouse & Dive. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.