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GUEST TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives is located at Raa Atoll, northern islands of Republic of Maldives.  The resort is accessible either by seaplane or domestic flight to the nearest domestic airport - Ifuru (IFU) - followed by a speedboat ride.  Seaplanes are operated by TMA (Trans Maldivian Airlines) and domestic flights are operated by Maldivian Airlines.

Your transfers to and from Alila will be booked by the resort based on your international flight arrival / departure, and hence we request that all guests share their full names as mentioned in their passports (along with their international flight numbers) at least seven days prior to arrival in order to ensure a smooth and timely transfer.

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Kothaifaru
Raa Atoll, Maldives, 05110

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TRANSPORTATION BY – SEAPLANE

Transfer Options:

Shared Standard Seaplane
Return Air FarePer Adult (A) USD 600; Per Child (C) USD 300

Private Standard Seaplane Carrier (maximum of 14 persons including children)
USD 7050 /- One Way

Private Luxury Seaplane Carrier (Maximum of ten persons including children)
*USD 8750 /- One Way

*All rates are per person, quoted in US Dollars and inclusive of applicable taxes. Rates are subject to increase if fuel surcharge increases without any prior notice
*Private luxury seaplane carrier rates are not valid between 20 December and 28 February

Journey 
Upon your arrival at Velana International Airport, an Alila representative will meet you in the arrival area holding an Alila Kothaifaru Maldives board, who will then assist you to the seaplane check-in counter.

After check-in, a representative will escort you to a dedicated lounge at the airport where you will be able to rest, relax and enjoy refreshments while waiting for the seaplane to be ready to board.

Travel Time
Travel time is approximately 45 minutes from Malé Airport to Alila Kothaifaru Maldives.

As a shared transfer, seaplanes may make a stop at another resort en route.  Therefore, the journey time may be longer than 45 minutes.

The seaplane company will do its best to ensure that passengers depart less than two hours after checking in at the seaplane terminal.

TRANSPORTATION BY – DOMESTIC FLIGHT AND SPEEDBOAT

Type of Transfers:

Domestic flight from / to Malé (MLE) to Ifuru (IFU) and speedboat

ONE-WAY Air Fare: Per Adult (A) USD300; Per Child (C) USD150

*All rates are per person, quoted in US Dollars and inclusive of applicable taxes.  Rates are subject to increase if fuel surcharge increases without any prior notice

Journey 
Upon your arrival at Velana International Airport, an Alila representative will meet you in the arrival area holding an ALILA board.

All guests waiting for a domestic flight will be escorted to the airport lounge where light refreshments are available.

Our airport representative will overlook all arrangements and ensure that you have a smooth transfer on the next available flight.

Travel Time
Domestic flights are arranged via Maldivian Airlines and waiting times may vary from a minimum of one hour to a maximum of four hours.

The shortest direct flight from Malé Domestic Terminal to Ifuru (IFU) Domestic Airport is approximately 40 minutes.  In case the flight has a stop-over, the travel time may exceed 90 minutes.

A short speedboat journey of approximately 25-35 minutes (weather dependent) will follow as the final stretch of your journey to our island.

 

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