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Holiday House Dhangethi

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Relax on the Sand Bank

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0km

Holiday House Dhangethi (HHD) is family Guesthouse situated on local Island Dhangethi, atol A.Dh. On the Island is traveling by Ferry, Speed Boat or Seaplane. Guesthouse is situated in a quiet part of Island, directly to Sea, 180 meters away from Beach and 300 meters from Jetty. All important places are located in accessible distance: Municipal authority, Police, Doctor (300 m), two restaurants (200 m), shops with food and others goods (300 – 500 m), football field (70 m) and volleyball court (450 m).

HHD is a small house build in classical Maldivian style with simple equipment. You can try the real Maldivian style of accommodation. Business was started at 1st October 2013. In the Guesthouse are two rooms: one of category STANDARD (2 persons) and one of category SUPERIOR with extra bed (2 + 1 persons). The Guesthouse is for 5 persons overall. In the Guesthouse is a small dinette and kitchen, where is possibility of cooking. Kitchen can use both rooms. Entry door of room can close and you can to have absolutely privacy. At house is a large garden enclosed with a high wall. You can sunbathe in bikini despite the fact that sunbathing is prohibited on the local inhabited Islands. On the garden is outside seating from wood with beach umbrella made from palm fronds. It is the tropical paradise, isn´t it? Holiday House Dhangethi is suitable for undemanding clients, backpackers, bunch of friends or family with children.

SUPERIOR ROOM

Double room with extra bed. Maximum occupancy are 3 adults. Room size is about 35 m2.

Room facilities: air conditioning, ceiling fans, electricity 220-240 V (need adapters, sockets are English type), double bed (standard size), wardrobe, dressing table, small fridge. Internet connection - sim card modem (We will hire you).

Bathroom: wash basin, toilet, shower, hot and cold water, towels

Housekeeping is 2x a week.

Minimum number of nights: 3

STANDARD ROOM

Double room. Maximum occupancy are 2 adults. Room size is about 20 m2.

Room facilities: ceiling fans, electricity 220-240 V (need adapters, sockets are English type), double bed (standard size), wardrobe, dressing table, small fridge. Internet connection - sim card modem (We will hire you).

Bathroom: wash basin, toilet, shower, hot and cold water, towels

Housekeeping is 2x a week.

Minimum number of nights: 3

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Beach is behind the house
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Male' 88 km, Nearest railway: Any train
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Boat available, Sea view
General Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Cooker, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river

The Dhangethi region

"Holiday House Dhangethi“ is situated in Alif Dhaalu Atoll on the inhabited island Dhangethi, one of the local islands of the Maldives. The island is accessible from the airport or from Male' either by a public ferry boat, speed boat or sea plane. The guest house is located on the inhabited local island where the Government regulations require that guests do not wear sexy clothes and bikinis or similar swimwear while in the area and on the beach. However, the guest house can arrange excursions to picnic islands, sand bank or resort for guests where these restrictions are not applied. Drinking alcohol is also prohibited here.

Alif Dhaalu Atoll

Dhangethi Island

Country: Republic of Maldives (Dhivehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyya)

Atoll: Alif Dhaal Atoll

Official name of the island: Adh. Dhangethi

Distance from the Capital City Male' and airport Hulhule': 87.26 km (54.22 mil)

Length of the island: 0,925 km (0.575 mil)

Width of the island: 0,350 km (0.217 mil)

Population: about 1 000

Import, sale and consumption of alcohol is strictly forbidden here.

Public facilities

Jetty, Seaport, Municipal authority, Police, Doctor, School, Restaurants, Shops with food, cosmetics, souvenirs and clothes, Beach (the most beautiful place is in the spike of Island), Football field, Volleyball court, Mobile network operator, Cable TV, Mosque.

Economy

Main income of Island stems from a fishing, hand works, tourism, construction, carpentry and handmade build of boats. Local habitants have income from resort´s tourists, which visit the Island during excursions, and now also from local traveling.

Money and Payment

On the Island is payment only in cash. Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR) or US Dollars (USD). ATTENTION: on the Island is not Bank, nor ATM. It´s necessary have enough money. The Bank and ATM is situated on neighbouring Island Mahibadhoo or in Male'.

From Dhangethi to Mahibadhoo and back is traveling a Ferry daily except Friday. Departure from Dhangethi is at 09:00 a. m. Departure from Mahibadhoo to Dhangethi is at 13:45 p. m. One-way ticket for 1 person: MVR 22 (USD 2). Voyage time is just under one hour. Tickets can buy on boat.

Shops

In local shops you can find really any goods like foods, cosmetics, bathing outfit, etc. Prices are low. For example: 1,5 L bottle of water USD 0,50, shower gel USD 3 – 4, pack of cigarettes (Marlboro, Lucky Strike or Camel) about USD 2,50. Just one thing which is not possible to buy is alcohol. Alcohol is prohibited on local inhabited Islands, because Maldives is Muslim country.

Restaurants

At the restaurant you can get almost all, except pork or alcohol. We recommend taste from Maldivian kitchen, especially fishes and seafood. Certainly, you can get also continental cuisine like is breakfast with eggs and chicken sausage, etc. Prices are low. For example: fried rice with chicken, beef or fish USD 2,50 – 4, coffee USD 1,50, fresh juice USD 2, Kurumba (fresh coconut) USD 1. A small bottle of water is free sometimes.

Family shop with Souvenirs

At the shops with souvenirs you can buy jewels and real sea pearls very cheaply. For example: pearl earrings from USD 10, by size, necklace from black pearls about USD 100. Here you can buy also clothes, wood statuettes, small bowls, photo albums, handbags, others handmade products from wood, etc. You don't forget, at the Maldives is haggling over prices, but not in shops in the resorts, hotels or guest houses. There are prices fixed. The shop on this pictures is our own, familial.

Excursions and Activities

On the Island Dhangethi a neighbourhood you can only to relax and enjoy the sunbathing and sea, or try different unpaid or paid activities and excursions. Activities which are free: football or volleyball with local inhabitants, photography, romantic walk on the beach, snorkeling around the island, crab racing, fishing, picnic on the beach at sunset, .. It´s only on you and on your fantasy.

Trip and Picnic on Sand Bank

Our team will take you on Sand Bank, sand bar in shallow water, where you will feel like a castaway, certainly just several hours. Sand bank is distant from island 5 minutes of sailing. Price of transfer for 1 person: USD 20. This price includes return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees. Price of transfer including food and drinks for 1 person: USD 30. This price includes return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees. Length of stay on Sand Bank is on deal. Minimal count of person: 2.

Trip on local Island Mahibadhoo

Look into Island Mahibadhoo, on your own. One-way ticket by public ferry for 1 person: MVR 22 (USD 2). Ferry is traveling from Dhangethi daily except Friday at 9:00 morning. From island Mahibadhoo to Dhangethi at 13:45 p.m. Price is the same. Voyage time is under 1 hour. Ticket you can buy on the boat.

Trip on local Island Dhigurah

Price of transfer for 1 person: USD 60. This price includes return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees. Length of trip is on deal. Minimal count of person: 2.

Trip on Resort

Price of this excursion including entrance fee and transport you can demand at our staff. It´s depend from season and occupancy. Prices oscillate about USD 30 and more. Nearby Island Dhangethi you can find these resorts: Ranveli Village, Vilamendhoo, Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maafushivaru, Centara Grand Resort & Spa, Vakarufalhi a Kuda Rah.

Breakfast on the Beach at Sunrise

Our team will arrange for you Breakfast on the Beach at Sunrise. Price of breakfast for 1 person: USD 15. This price includes foods, drinks, service and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

BBQ on Garden

Our team will arrange for you barbecue on the garden. Price for 1 person: USD 15. This price includes foods, drinks, service and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Romantic Dinner on the Beach at Sunset (BBQ)

Our team will arrange for you romantic dinner (BBQ) on the beach. Price for 1 person: USD 20. This price includes foods, drinks, service and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Snorkeling on Reef

Price of transfer on the local reef for 1 person: USD 20. This price includes return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees. Length of trip is 2 – 3 hours. Minimal count of person: 2.

Diving

Price of transfer for 1 person: USD 60. This price includes return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Indicative prices of diving and equipment for 1 person:

One time diving: from USD 55

Boat (fuel, crew): USD 15

Twin scuba cylinders: USD 20

Equipment (BCD, regulator, neoprene, comp): USD 25

Date of diving must be booked min 3 days before. Minimal count of person: 2. Prices may be changed.

Fishing at Sunrise with Breakfast on the Ocean

Early morning our team will take you on 3 hours fishing on the ocean. Within this you can enjoy the breakfast at sunrise. Fishes which you caught, you can cook up to lunch. Price for 1 person: USD 35. This price includes foods, drinks, service, return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Fishing at Sunset

Before sunset our team will take you on 3 hours on the ocean, where you can catch the fishes for example to dinner, BBQ on the garden. Price for 1 person: USD 30. This price includes service, return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Night Fishing

Our team will take you on 3 hours night fishing full of adventures. During clear nights at Maldives you can see a fantastic night sky. Price for 1 person: USD 30. This price includes service, return transfer and all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Big Game Fishing

Big Game Fishing is dedicated for lovers of sport fishing. Team “Episode” will take you for real big fishes. Big Game Fishing is possible booked on 4 hours or all day. Indicative price of Big Game Fishing for 4 persons and 4 hours: USD 1 200. Indicative price of Big Game Fishing for 4 persons and all day: USD 1 970. Big Game Fishing must be booked 14 days before. These prices include all Maldivian taxes and fees.

Other excursion and activities are per request in the house.

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Review 1-3 of 3

18 Mar 2014

4/5

"Gotta love it"

Dhangethi is quiet and beautiful island with white beach around. Daytrips everywhere possible.Locals and Holiday house Dhangethi hotel staff are very friendly and kind. Special thanks to Lucie from Dh… More

Thank you very much Jenni, it was very nice to meet you personally. It was my pleasure to help you with your itinerary and trip. Hope to see you once again in Maldives.

Best regards,

Lucy
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9 Mar 2014

5/5

"Perfect experience of Maldivian everyday life"

We wanted to experience local life and we definitely got it here. Chilled out little island with a beach as good as those at the resorts. Easily accessible by a ferry that costs next to nothing. Holid… More

Thank you very much for your very nice review Andrej. :-)

Lucy
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16 Feb 2014

5/5

"WE LOVE THIS PLACE"

We're backpackers so we were afraid that we'll spent a lot of money in Maldives but then we'll find Lucie and hers Holiday House Dhagethi! Our homestay was perfect: clean, with very con… More

Thank you very much Lety and Rober. Our staff were very pleased to care about you. Looking forward to meet you again.

Best regards and take care on your trips...

Lucy
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