The SpaceAn affordable holiday in the Maldives, where sands are white as the smiles of the locals, where fish swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, where the weather is a dream, and the deep rays of the sun wait to engulf you their arms.
CHARMING HOLIDAY LODGE welcomes you to a luxury guest house experience in the Maldives at Meedhoo Island in Addu Atoll, just an hour flight from the Capital Male'..
Offering a luxurious escape from the busy life with ideal location of the Maldives Charming Holiday Lodge brings visitors into the world of exclusivity and fascination.
This affordable 4 rooms property is situated just a short stroll from the turquoise ocean crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, which is suitable every leisure or business travelers.
Charming Holiday Lodge offers variety of recreational activities like water sports, scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling and island hopping. And guests can enjoy activities in the nearby resort Herathera Island. The resort has Bar, Spa, Tennis Court, Gym and Restaurants.
Meedhoo island can be described as an island village where the surrounding sea is a rhapsody in blue, hugging one of the largest beaches in the Maldives. From the sky, it looks neat with thick vegetation s and long straight roads, and the silvery stream of Kilhi.
It is located 73.23°E of longitude, and 0.58°S of latitude, stretching approximately 10 km long along the eastern rim of the atoll.
Guests will be provided complimentary bicycles to get around area as well as the common kitchen to prepare hot meals. Other facilities include trips to nearby Resort Herathera Island which is just 5 minutes drive by car and 15 minutes by bicycles. Resort has a large 2 swimming pools, children pools, Bars, Restaurants, Coffee Shop, Tennis Court, Spa, Gym, Diving Center, Water Sports Center and night entertainments. Entrance fee applied to the resort.
We arrange daily excursions to Gan island and nearby inhabited islands by local ferry or guests can hire speedboat. Our guests are welcome to nearby resort Herathera Island Resort and use the resort facilities.
Charming Holiday Lodge will arrange for a round-trip scenic flight transfers on request from Malé Airport to Gan Airport and a 15-minute speed boat ride from Gan Airport to Charming Holiday Lodge. Domestic flight services operate daily on schedule. Guests arriving in Malé after 22:30 will need to find overnight accommodation at the Airport Hotel or in Malé. They will be transferred to Charming Holiday Lodge following day from Malé International Airport.
Transfer charges are not included in the rate and below rates are including tax.
Rates for return domestic flights including combined speedboat transfer are:
Adult (11 and up) : USD 359
Child (2-11 years old) : USD 289
Infant (Below 2): USD 99
Please note that guests must advise arrival and departure flight details at the time of booking, at least 5 days prior to arrival. All additional costs are to be paid directly to Charming Holiday Lodge.
Guest AccessOur guests can experience and enjoy nearby resort Canareef Resort Maldives while staying at Charming Holiday Lodge and enjoy resort facilities. The resort has 2 large swimming pools, Spa, Dive Center, Water Sports Center, Tennis Court, well equipped Gymnasium, Bars, Coffee Shop and Restaurants. Resort charges a small amount of USD20.00 per person as an entry fee. Interaction with GuestsWe can organize more water sports activities through nearby resorts for you to have an awesome holiday!
There are beautiful white sandy beaches around Meedhoo and and nearby desert islands where you can swim in the beautiful turquoise lagoon and beautiful coral reefs with plenty of colorful fishes, marine fauna and flora. Guest can enjoy unforgettable hours of relaxation, swimming, snorkeling or even go night fishing and make your own BBQ on the beach at outdoor garden. Choose to stay Charming Holiday Lodge for your dream holiday in the Maldives to experience the real Maldives at Meedhoo Island in Addu City Maldives. The NeighborhoodAddu City also known as Addu atoll is the southern most atoll in the Maldives archipelago. The islands of Addu Atoll, are unique in every aspect. The people, the size of the islands, culture and way of life all have their uniqueness. Addu Atoll together with Fuahmulaku island, which is located 30km north of Addu atoll extends Maldives to southern hemisphere crossing the equator. Addu atoll is located approximately 478 km south of Male’.
The atoll is about 18 kilometers wide, 15 kilometers long and posses a shape of a heart in its formation. The atoll has some of the largest islands in the country and has a formidable coral reef formation on the northern side of the atoll which joins the house reef of the islands on west side making it the largest stretch of coral reef formation in the country.
The atolls western side covers a chain of Large islands. The island of Gan, Feydhu, Maradhu Feydhu,Maradhu and Hithadhu from south to north respectively and On the eastern side are Hulhumeedhoo followed from the Luxury Resort Herathera Island, Gesskalhuhera, Mulikolhu, Villingili Shangri La Resort and Kandihera. All islands are closely located; landscape of the atoll is mainly dominated by coconut palm trees, tropical shrubs and tropical trees.
Addu Atoll also houses the largest beach area in the Maldives which spreads to the length of the atoll, even though recent infrastructural developments namely Addu paved link road project, necessitated to consolidate some of the beach areas on one side of inhabited islands the beautiful white sandy beaches still surrounds the major portion of Addu land mass. The largest beach is located in Hulhumeedhoo Island.
The weather in Addu atoll is glorious as other parts of the Maldives, unlike other atolls of Maldives Addu Atoll posses a natural anchorage with in the atoll basin, as the atoll is land locked with large islands surrounding the atoll, resulting a fascinating natural harbor which is very calm and very safe for sea vessels at all times and has no effect on seasonal changes. The atoll possesses four channels, which lead into the inside. In the north it is the Kuda Kandu and Maa Kandu, in the south the Gan Kandu, as well as southeast the broad Villingili Kandu.
Addu Atoll was a major military base for the British Royal Army until Maldives got independence in 1965 and afterwards had a sufficient military presence till 1976, the islands of Addu Atoll were home to those Britain’s who served in the Royal Army for many years, though they were stationed in Gan. Addu atoll is considered the place where the first taste of development was felt in the Maldives. The Island of Gan, even today itself depicts the development, where it has been completely transformed not only to an air base, but with all the physical infrastructure and other amenities needed. Even today Gan Island Posses the most fascinating infrastructural and landscape sceneries in the country with amazing vegetation, palms, tropical bushes, floral gardens and grass fields all contributing to the breath taking beauty of the island.
Addu Atoll is the second populous city apart from Male’. The people of Addu are very friendly and hospitable, caring and helping each other is an integral part of Adduans daily life. Addu people speak in a very unique language which is only limited to the atoll and take an extra ordinary pride for Adduans and it derives a sense freedom and independence for the atoll , Most of the people speak good English, as they were employed in former British RAF Base in Gan which also exposed them to experience working with westerners. The result has been very favorable as every Aadduan has tendency to welcome foreigners at all times as they know how to respond confidently to every need which they may have. The atoll’s capital is Hithadhu with a population of about 15000. There are six administrative islands in Addu Atoll. Hithadhu has secondary and higher secondary schools, a regional hospital, Regional telecommunication Center, an asphalt road connecting from Gan-Hithadhu (the first of it’s kind in Maldives), a fish processing plant, and garment factories and a regional port ( under construction) to cater for ocean going vessels.
The domestic airport on Gan is served by daily flights from Male’ and it is the main mode of passenger traffic between Male and Addu Atoll. Causeways are built connecting the islands of Gan, Feydhu, Maradhu and Hithadhu, making the largest land mass in Maldives.
Addu Atoll Meedhoo situated on the beautiful peninsulic northeastern tip of Addu Atoll, Koagannu is the oldest cemetery in the country where important personages have been entombed. Tomb Stones in this cemetery shows the craftsmanship and the creativity of the early inhabitants of this island. Getting AroundFrequent daily ferry services available to nearby inhabited islands and price is less than 6 dollars one way. Other Things to NoteCharming Holiday Lodge is located in Addu Atoll Meedhoo, the southern most of the Atoll in the Maldives.
Charming Holiday Lodge will arrange for a round-trip domestic flight transfer from Malé Airport to GAN Airport and a 15-minute speed boat ride from GAN Airport to Charming Holiday Lodge. Guests must contact the hotel directly and advise their international flight details at the time of booking, at least a week prior to arrival. Domestic transfers will be subject to availability, if bookings are made 3 days prior to arrival. Domestic flight services operate daily on schedule. Guests arriving in Malé after 22:30 will need to find overnight accommodation at the Airport Hotel or in Malé. We will arrange transfer to Charming Holiday Lodge the following day from Malé International Airport. Transfer charges are not included in the rate. Prices, tax inclusive are as below and are payable to the hotel directly on arrival: USD 359 per adult (11 years and above) USD 289 per child (2-11 years old) USD 99 per infant (Below 2 years old - no seat or baggage allowance). These rates include return combined speedboat transfer. Other transfer options such as private speedboat charters, can be arranged upon request.