Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 06:31 pm
Hulhumale is the perfect place to stay when waiting for a flight or a boat to the islands in Maldives. Since it’s so close from Velana International Airport. There are many things to do in Hulhumale and we will tell you how to get to Hulhumale from Male and the airport in this blog post.
How to get to Hulhumale
How to get to Hulhumale from the Airport by Bus and Taxi
You can take a bus from the airport to Hulhumale. They leave every 30 minutes and it costs 20 Rufiyaas around $1.5 USD. It will take you 15 minutes to reach Hulhumale.
You can get by taxi from the airport to Hulhumale. Expect to pay around $12-15 USDfor 10 minutes car ride.
How to get to Hulhumale from Male
If you want to get to Hulhumale from Male by bus. There are buses leaving Male to Hulhumale for 20 Rufiyaas and travel time will be around 15-20 minutes depending on the traffic.
If you want to get to Hulhumale from Male by ferry boat. You can take a boat from the jetty port in Male to Hulhumale but it will take longer and ti will cost you the same 20 Rufiyaas (10 Rufiyaas each boat). And you will have to walk from the jetty port 15 minutes to Hulhumale or get a taxi.
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Where to Stay in Hulhumale
We stayed at Planktons Beach,in a nice room with a view from the balcony to the beach. It’s a great place to sleep on a budget and it includes a wonderful breakfast on the beach. The staff was helpful and gave us good recommendations to move around Hulhumale and Male.
You can also use AirBnb as we did in Male just click here to get $30 USD of your first booking with AirBnB. You can get great deals even cheaper than hotels staying in a local home.
Hope this blog post of how to get to Hulhumale is useful if you are coming from the airport or from Male.
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