Getting Here

How to get to Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort

Updated: 2024-02-07T13:54:25.097Z

Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort can be reached via a 55-minute domestic flight transfer from Malé airport (Velana International), followed by a 15 minute speedboat ride to the resort.

Due to the considerable distance from Malé (370km or 230 miles), there are no boat-only transfers available to Pullman Maldives.

Your Arrival at Malé Airport (MLE)

Upon your arrival at Malé airport (Velana International) in the Maldives and after clearing security to enter the arrivals hall, you will be warmly greeted by a resort guide holding a wooden sign bearing the name "Pullman Maldives." They will be ready to assist you in directing you to the designated area for your domestic transfer to the resort and can offer assistance with your luggage as needed.

Domestic Transfer to Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort

Maldivian domestic transfer for Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort

Your guide will accompany you to the domestic airport lounge where you can unwind and indulge in complimentary refreshments while awaiting your flight to the resort's nearby domestic airport. Enjoy the convenience of complimentary Wi-Fi and a selection of food and beverages during your wait.

The closest domestic airport to the Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort is Kooddoo Airport (GKK). Maldivian, the primary domestic carrier in the country, operates regular flights to this destination. Their fleet consists of air-conditioned ATR-72 and ATR42 turboprop aircraft, as well as Dash 8-200 and Dash 8-300 aircraft, known for their robust design, advanced safety features, and reliable performance.

The direct, non-stop flight to Kooddoo Airport typically lasts approximately 55 minutes, followed by a 15-minute speedboat journey to the resort.

Rest assured, your checked luggage will be handled by resort staff.

Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort domestic transfer map

Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort Transfer Prices in 2024


These are the current costs for transfers to Pullman Maldives. Prices are per person for a return trip and include all taxes.

  • Domestic Transfer
    • Adult $574
    • Child $408

Infants under 2 are free as they do not require their own seat. Children aged 12 or over are classed as adults for transfers.

Prices above are for guidance only, your actual charge will depend on the prevailing rates at the time of your booking.

Do I have to travel by domestic transfer?

The Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort exclusively utilizes domestic transfers for guest transportation. Due to the considerable distance between Malé and the Gaafu Atoll, seaplanes are currently not available for this route.

Nevertheless, there are notable benefits to opting for a domestic transfer:

  • The arrival window for your international flight is much larger with a domestic flight as they aren't limited to flying during daylight hours - like seaplanes
  • Domestic flights are more easily accessible
  • They are usually the cheaper transfer option
  • You often have the option to bring a greater quantity of luggage
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