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Overview of White Sand Lodge

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Minibar, in-room safe, free wired Internet
Children's themed room
Minibar, in-room safe, free wired Internet
Minibar, in-room safe, free wired Internet

White Sand Lodge

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMaldives Islamic Centre13 min drive
    AirportMale (MLE-Velana Intl.)13 min drive
    Popular LocationParadise Island Beach39 min drive
    Popular LocationGili Lankanfushi Beach39 min drive

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Deluxe Twin Room with Garden View

  • 11 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Double Room with Garden View

  • 11 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Family Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Family Room with Balcony

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Superior Room

  • 11 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area

Maafushi

Located in Maafushi, White Sand Lodge is near the beach. Maldives Islamic Centre is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Maafushi Reef and Alimathaa. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Maafushi Reef - 3 min walk
  • Bodu Hurraa Beach - 33 min walk
  • Maldives Islamic Centre - 13 min drive
  • Paradise Island Beach - 39 min drive
  • Gili Lankanfushi Beach - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Male (MLE-Velana Intl.) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine.

About this property

White Sand Lodge

3-star guesthouse, walk to Maafushi Reef
Along with a restaurant, this guesthouse has concierge services and dry cleaning. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. All 14 rooms offer free wired Internet, minibars and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Room service, coffee makers and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
White Sand Lodge offers 14 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. LCD televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Maafushi guest house provides complimentary wired Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Safe

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 0.00 (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

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
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

White Sand Lodge Maafushi Island
White Sand Maafushi Island
White Sand Lodge Maafushi
White Sand Maafushi
White Sand Lodge Maafushi
White Sand Lodge Guesthouse
White Sand Lodge Guesthouse Maafushi

Frequently asked questions

3.8
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 6 out of 14 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 14 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 14 reviews
3 - Okay 21%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 14 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 14 reviews
1 - Terrible 14%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Hotel was closed due to covid from last one year still listed on expedia . We booked last month and on arriving on maldives last week got to know that it was closed faced a lot of issues and harassment 😡very bad experience with expedia and this hotel as we paid in advance to expedia
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Ótimo hotel, mas pouca atenção do gerente
Quarto limpo, cama espaçosa, banheiro com pequeno varal metálico. Limpeza realizada todos os dias, mas nunca colocam amenidades, sempre era necessário solicitar ao chegar dos passeios e oferecem apenas Gel de banho e shampoo. Café americano Bom para o padrão do hotel, jantar igualmente justo e diferente em todos os dias que ficamos hospedados. O quarto que ficamos fica em frente ao jardim no centro da propriedade, onde se concentram vários funcionários, tirando a privacidade. Equipe jovem a atenciosa, exceto o gerente. Era perceptível que o gerente simplesmente esqueceu das atividades que contratamos com a propriedade para os 5 dias de hospedagem, sempre tínhamos que cobrar ele, só nos dava satisfações sobre mudança de horário ou de atvidade em cima da hora. Recomendo a propriedade pelo valor acessível, mas não recomendo contratar qualquer atividade com o gerente, existem várias empresas de turismo na ilha e prestam serviço para o próprio hotel. Outro ponto negativo é que não respondem e-mail, enviei pelo site hotéis.com e pelo site oficial do hotel antes da viagem, mas não obtive resposta para agendar o transfer. Fiz por conta própria quando cheguei em Malé.
Stayed 5 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Loved the White Sand Lodge and Maafushi Island
We started our trip 3 island stay in the Maldives at the White Sand Lodge in Maafushi. The lodge was fairly new and in great shape, easy walking distance to anywhere on island. The service and staff were absolutely incredible and we can't say enough good things about them. Lodge included lobby, courtyard sitting area, rooftop deck with 360 degree views, nice dining area for meals which also worked as great work space for me. Full board meals served were also very good during our stay here. Daily excursions were reasonably priced and all nearby this island which was nice and the lodge made them simple to sign up for. Make sure you sign up for the Dolphin trip! Also make sure you don't miss the island crab races at night which were a blast for the kids. Highly recommend staying at the White Sand Lodge as we can't say enough good things about our stay there. Maafushi island is also great but probably don't need more than 4-5 days there before moving on to another island. Locals are very friendly. Plenty of eating options on island. Bikini beach on the island is pretty small and somewhat crowded but the snorkeling is very good there. Lots of new lodges being built so recommend you go now before the island gets too crowded. Once again, we had a great experience here and would highly recommend the White Sand Lodge as well as visiting this island for 4-5 days.
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Impeccable stay!!!
Our stay at White Sand Lodge was awesome and extremely satisfying. Staffs were friendly, hospitable and supportive. They did everything to ensure our stay most pleasurable and we highly appreciated their service.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
good hotel
the hotel was very clean, the services was very good. the personal all the time try to make you happy. the price was very good instead of another place. the distance to the public beach about 5 minute on foot.