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Safari Island Resort

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2 bars/lounges, poolside bar
Semi Water Bungalow | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds
Local and international cuisine

Overview of Safari Island Resort

Safari Island Resort

4.0 star property
Mushimasgali beachfront resort with spa and outdoor pool

8.4/10 Very good

9 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
North Ari Atoll, Mushimasgali

Guests rated this location 10.0/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • On the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Velana Intl. Airport (MLE) - 45.2 miles/72.7 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Jing Restaurant
  • Jahaz Restaurant
  • Jing Bar
  • Jahaz Bar
  • Meeru Beach Grill

About this property

Safari Island Resort

At Safari Island Resort, you can hit the beach to play volleyball or relax in a sun lounger, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing/body boarding. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials, and aromatherapy. Main Restaurant serves local and international cuisine and the 2 bars/lounges are great places to grab a cold drink. Other features of this upscale resort include a marina, a poolside bar, and a fitness center.


Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 84 units


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 15
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via Floatplane to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 25 minutes away via seaplane. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 3 days before their expected arrival.
  • The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 3:30 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Playground

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach volleyball
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Wedding services


  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Built in 2012
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Terrace


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Cable TV channels
  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Turndown service

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The onsite spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.


Main Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 6.00 per person, per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 150
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 75 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 200
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 100 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 345 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 172.50 (roundtrip), from 2 to 11 years old
  • Additional fee for children (from 12 years old to 17 years old): USD 295.29 per person, per stay
The listed additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 345 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of 100 percent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in between noon and 5:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of 100-percent of room rate

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 11 costs USD 172.50 (roundtrip)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

At check-in, guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Safari Island Resort Mushimasgali
Safari Island Mushimasgali
Safari Island
Safari Island Resort Resort
Safari Island Resort Mushimasgali
Safari Island Resort Resort Mushimasgali

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Safari Island Resort?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Safari Island Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Safari Island Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Safari Island Resort?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Safari Island Resort.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Safari Island Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The charge is USD 345 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Safari Island Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. There's a 100% charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Safari Island Resort and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like sailing, water skiing, and windsurfing. Additional recreation onsite includes volleyball. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Safari Island Resort also has 2 bars and a fitness center, as well as an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Safari Island Resort?
Yes, Main Restaurant offers local and international cuisine.
Does Safari Island Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.



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Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

We were a group of 14 pax. 10 of us are all Scuba Divers. We stayed from from a different dive resort for 3 days just to dive and our 3 days here at Safari Island to relax. When the first time we saw this paradise island from our boat, We were like, "WOW! We wished we just stay here all the way for 6 days straight" that was just the first glimpse of the resort. When we experienced the resort, We really wanted to extend our vacation but it can't be done because of our businesses back home. I would highly recommend this resort. Very clean, Fine sand, Great food, Fabulous Island Experience with Great marine life. (We saw a lot of Black Tip Sharks and Sting Rays by just walking by the shore and at night, 4 huge Nurse Sharks and 5 Huge Marble Rays.. Crazy isn't?)
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8/10 Very good

Nice resort where semi water bungalows is best cho
All was well professional organised except transfer to seaplane .
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6/10 Good

Semi-water bungalow
We read other guests review and chose to stay in a semi-water bungalow which was the right choice since overwater bungalows were very far from the reception, restaurant, and the dive center. The sea life was abundant here and we were happy with what we saw. Nonetheless, we would be quite reluctant to recommend this resort to friends since we discovered that the lunch at this resort was at 12:30 and dinner was at 19:30 which was unusually late for us. My mom has diabetes and she normally has to eat around 11:30 and 18:30. We asked if the resort could provide some fruits or light snack before their scheduled meal time; they said yes but we had to pay extra. This was even when we were on full board. We protested that we already paid for all meals and their scheduled time was unusual but they could not care less. We ended up paying a lot more for food due to their late schedule. Also, they asked us to settle all the bills one day before departure. We had no problem about that but when we went to the front desk at 20:00 to make payment, they said payment could be made only after 21:00 hour. We were repeatedly surprised by their strange schedule. They also includes 3 items not ordered by us in our bills, so be careful. Lastly, the staff at the restaurants, dive center, and crew members were polite and helpful. Lot of staff members at the reception, however, were not hospitable. Not a single smile on their face since our arrival until departure. We will not return.
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8/10 Very good

6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sehr schöne Insel und Hotel! Wir hatten ein Semi Wasser Bungalow.. es war ein Traum..für mich persönlich sogar besser als ein Wasser- Bungalow..
Sabrina, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Resort incrível, muito lindo o local. Quartos grandes , com frigobar ,banheira , ar condicionado , TV e wi fi. Restaurante com coMida muito boa. Amamos
Bruno, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

incrivel resort
simplismente incrivel. hotel maravilhoso , praia incrivel , funcionarios prestativos e atenciosos. comida muito boa. vale muito cada centavo gasto
Bruno, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Polly, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

수중환경음최고 라군은 그닥
수중환경은 최고네요 라군은 그리크지 않습니다 해변도 큰편은 아닙니다 식사는 좋아요 단지 동양인과 서양인을 구분지어서 자리를 앉히네요 중국인 아주 많아요
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