Directions & Maps
GMT +5 hours in Malé
GMT +6 hours at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
Time and distance to city centre
The capital, Malé, is 30 minutes away by seaplane and 120 kilometres (75 miles) to the south.
Time and distance to shopping
Limited shopping facilities are available in the capital, Malé, which is 30 minutes away by seaplane and 120 kilometres (75 miles) from the Resort.
Malé International Airport is served by a number of international and charter airlines, including Aeroflot, Air India, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Emirates Air, Malaysian Airlines, Meridiana Fly, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Transaero Airlines and Qatar Airways.
All visitors to the Maldives must possess a valid passport and return air ticket. A complimentary 30-day tourist visa will be issued upon arrival. If guests are arriving from Yellow Fever infected areas, they must produce a vaccination certificate. Guests may not bring alcohol, pork products, pornography or weapons into the Maldives. These items will be confiscated at the airport and disposed of by the airport authorities. View prohibited and restricted items.
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to Landaa Giraavaru from Malé International Airport
Malé International Airport (MLE)
Travel time: 30 to 45 minutes by seaplane
Distance: 120 kilometres (75 miles)
The island of Landaa Giraavaru, 120 kilometres (75 miles) from Malé International Airport, is accessible by seaplane.
The scenic flights, operated by Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA), are available during daytime hours only. Guests are greeted by Four Seasons representatives and escorted to the seaplane check-in. Maximum waiting time in Four Seasons private lounge rarely exceeds two hours from time of check-in. Flight times are subject to weather conditions and schedules and may involve one short stop en route. Round-trip seaplane transfer fees apply at a rate of USD 600 per adult and USD 300 per child ages 2 to 11. Infants age 0 to 24 months are complimentary. Rate is subject to GST.
Private seaplane transfer can be arranged at a rate of USD 4,900 each way, plus applicable taxes and services charges.
Dinner and Transfer Package
To avoid a long wait at the airport, guests departing Landaa Giraavaru for an evening or night international flight from Malé International Airport may wish to enjoy the Dinner and Transfer package Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa. The package costs USD 140 per adult and USD 70 per child ages 6 to 12, plus applicable taxes and service charges. Child under 6 years are complimentary. The package includes:.
- Access to the Resort's facilities, including the swimming pool, poolside changing rooms and showers, and the library
- Dinner at one of the Resort's three premier restaurants (excluding beverages)
- One-way speedboat transfer to the airport
Please note that we are unable to confirm the timing of your return transfer until the evening before your departure.
To Kuda Huraa
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is a 25-minute speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport. Guests are greeted by Four Seasons representatives and escorted to a waiting speedboat. Return speedboat transfers between Malé International Airport and Kuda Huraa are priced at USD 250 per adult and USD 125 per child ages 6 to 12 years. Infant 0 to 5 years is complimentary. Plus applicable taxes and charges. Prices are subject to change without notice.
To Four Seasons Explorer
Guests can cruise between Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa and Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru aboard our luxury catamaran Four Seasons Explorer, which departs from Kuda Huraa on Mondays and Landaa Giraavaru on Thursdays. Transfer fees are included in cruise rates.
Between Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru
Guests can fly seamlessly between our two Resorts’ seaplane platforms or cruise aboard our luxury catamaran, Four Seasons Explorer. Guests booking the Paradise Twice package (a minimum of three nights at each Resort) will receive complimentary seaplane transfers between the two Resorts.
Please note: A minimum of 72 hours' notice is necessary to arrange seaplane transfers. Transfer fees are subject to change without notice and do not include applicable taxes and service charge.
Far flung and unspoiled, many of the islands of the Maldives are accessible only by seaplane or boat. After landing at Malé International Airport (MLE), your journey to Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru continues with a 30- to 45-minute seaplane flight, giving you a spectacular view of the crystalline waters and remote islands.