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Cool Island on a Budget

A beautiful artificial island best for budget travel in the Maldives. There are many hotels and restaurants are there. You can even go for many water fun activities at Hulhumale... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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173 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful artificial island best for budget travel in the Maldives. There are many hotels and restaurants are there. You can even go for many water fun activities at Hulhumale beach. This beach is very popular among tourist. It takes just 12 to mins to reach this island by road from airport.

Thank nafisahabib
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Most people seem to just transfer via this island though it's got a lot to offer. The beach is gorgeous though not that the main beach is a no bikini beach, not all visitors respect this though. I asked at our hotel about this and they said that most locals don't mind, I swam in a modest one piece then... More 

Thank Schess
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163 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Hulhumale is the nearest pitstop from Maldives airport, and I recommend going here instead of the more crowded Male city. There are lots of affordable accommodations in Hulhumale, plenty of shops, nice jetty. I was just aghast that garbage was just left to lie around the place and there were no trash cans.Where are the street cleaners? Something should be... More 

1 Thank bloggurl
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This place is only good for 2 days to enjoy some city life with beach view as well. However city life is just like few shops here as compare to male city. But the hulhumale beach is very nice and charming

Thank Hassan S
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62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best hotel in Male' international airport better service overall nice very easy to reach the hotel from the airport.

Thank Momota47
Hyderabad, India
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This island does not have the appeal of the resorts that the Maldives is known for. Plenty of hotels to choose from and you can enjoy water sports, book tours, spend some nice time at the beach and move on to your resort.

Thank iki_47
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97 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

While it does not have the appeal of the resorts that the Maldives is famous for, it is a pretty decent place to stay. The big advantage here is that the prices for hotels are much lower than they are on the resort islands. There are a wide vareity of water sports to do here so there is plenty to... More 

1 Thank michaelfitzg
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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2 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Wonderful experience and a very great place for vacation. Unforgettable moments spent at the Maldives

Thank DVS68
Chennai (Madras), India
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498 reviews
303 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is the island near the Ibrahim Nasir International airport. It is a well planned leisure spot. I had fun in the hulhumale sun.

Thank Aaqarsh
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

One day trip to Hulhumalé. It was a peaceful place to walk around in hulhumalé. Try to find that one street filled with trees for photography. best to go in the evening. Try maldivian high tea in their restaurant, the food is good.

2 Thank Nicole L

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