The SpaceUncluttered contemporary elegance is the signature of Islandway. The three bright and spacious en-suite bedrooms offer stylish interiors, top-quality furnishings and plenty of privacy.
The bedrooms are furnished with top quality beds and linen while the contemporary bathrooms are fitted with luxurious rain showers.
Private seating areas, a secluded garden plus a discreet sunbathing spot are all contained within the walls of Islandway.
Our rooms are characterized by a fusion of contemporary and traditional Maldivian design, giving you all the comfort of home with a tropical twist.
Guest Access** free WI-FI access in the entire property
** coffee/tea making facilities
** safety deposit box
** sunbathing spot
** private seating area
** secluded garden
** mini bar (no alcohol)
**excursions & activities
Interaction with GuestsWe have staff on hand at Islandway to cater to any request and ensure your stay is enjoyable. They can book excursions and activities such as dolphin-spotting or cultural experiences, arrange private dining experiences on the beach, offer local advice and answer any questions you may have. The NeighborhoodGuiradhoo is the largest inhabited island in South Male’ Atoll and has just under 1,800 inhabitants. With so much space, the quiet beaches, shady patches of jungle and tranquil lagoon offer travellers a peaceful despite from their everyday lives.
Wander around local grocery shops, cafes and souvenir shops in the main village for a flavor of the ‘real’ Maldives. Locally-made handicrafts and artifacts make for magnificent souvenirs of your authentic island experience, as well as playing a part in supporting the local economy and helping to keep local skills alive. Islandway Etos also participates in supporting the local community through a range of environmental and social projects.
Getting AroundIslandway Etos is 20 nautical miles of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. It is accessible either by a 35-minute speedboat ride or a 1-hour, 45 minute ferry ride. Other Things to Note** A secluded beach is available for sunbathing in bikinis and we also have sun loungers in our private walled garden for sun bathing. Under Maldivian law bikinis and skimpy swimwear are not permitted on inhabited (non-resort) islands, however Islandway can offer a specially-designated bikini beach and also an adjacent uninhabited island where you’re free to wear a bikini. We request that you respect the conservative local culture in other areas of the island by dressing modestly.
** Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on Guraidhoo however we can arrange trips to resorts if you wish to purchase cocktails, wine and beer.
** If your flight lands after 13:00 hrs, you will need to take the speedboat transfer or make arrangements to stay in Male’.
** Please note that guest should advise us their arrival and departure flight details at the time of booking or at least 3 days prior to arrival. Transfers are by local ferry or speedboat. Charges for the speedboat transfers shall be paid directly to the hotel.
** A hotel representative will meet guest(s) at the airport and assist with transportation from the airport to the hotel via ferry or speedboat.
Local Ferry Transfer
** The Ferry takes approximately 2 hours to reach Guraidhoo Island and costs approximately USD $2 per person, for one way trip.
** The Ferry departs daily from Male’ at 14:30 and 15:00, return from Guraidhoo at 07:00 on the following morning.
**Please be informed that there are no ferry services on Fridays.
Chartered Speed Boat Transfer
** The Speedboat takes approximately 35 minutes to reach Guraidhoo Island and costs USD $350 per trip (one way, sharing is allowed).
** For speed boat rentals, guest should make a request at least 3 days in advance.