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Into the Blue lodge - Maldives

The companies that make a stopover and which we recommend are: Emirates, Qatar Airways, Ethiad Airways, Turkish Airlines; as regards direct flights, Neos and ITA Airways are recommended.

We can help you find the best flights through our trusted agencies:

+39 342 343 1817

Un’emozione per sempre
Michela or Lorenza
+39 320 484 6249

Santanna viaggi
Gianvito or Omar
+39 349 143 1146

Free Wi-Fi is available at Velana International Airport to stay connected and plan your travels. To connect, choose “Airport Wi-Fi” and follow the on-screen instructions. You may need a local SIM card or a roaming SIM card to access free Wi-Fi. Once registered, you can use free Wi-Fi for up to 25 minutes.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the international duty-free area, in the Gate 1-2-3 areas and in the arrivals hall.

If you want to purchase a local SIM card or use roaming service for your mobile phone, please contact our telecommunications operators. They are located at the Ooredoo Outlet outlets in the area, turning right and past the baggage claim area when you are in the large concourse.

On the left is the help desk, to offer all possible assistance to travelers at the Maldives airport. In case of emergency, the tourist can call the mobile number on duty +960 7972047.

To the left there are also the toilets, with a care room for the youngest passengers and their parents, located outside the arrivals terminal.

From 30 to 15 minutes before the departure of your speed boat, one of our representatives will arrive in the arrivals hall, behind the help desk, with a tablet/smartphone with the writing INTO THE BLUE LODGE, who will welcome you and take you to the boat for the departure towards Keyodhoo.

The transfer is carried out by speed boat. Every day except Friday (Muslim holiday) the boat leaves at 11am and 4pm (local time) from the airport. For the return from Keyodhoo, this leaves at 7am and 1pm (local time).

The 7am boat can possibly be brought forward to 6am local time for proven departure needs before 10am.

If you want to travel on Friday there is a private boat, which has a really high cost and is recommended for a minimum of 6 people. The transfer to/from the airport takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. At the moment it is not possible to travel by seaplane.

It is recommended not to take flights that arrive in the Maldives after 3pm or depart from the Maldives before 9.30am to avoid having to stay overnight in Male.

Upon booking confirmation, a deposit of 30% of the package value is required, followed by the balance approximately one month before arrival at Keyodhoo, after which the total invoice (including deposit) and the voucher for the order placed will be sent. . If you are unable to leave, the deposit will be retained for one calendar year from the initially scheduled arrival date. The voucher must be kept as it will be valid for this date change procedure.

Yes, diving will be done with Keyodhoo Dive & Watersports. You can request the costs of the dives during your booking.

We offer 3 types of packages:


DYNAMIC: Excursions included every day, free sunset trip on the ocean with our dhoni and bottom fishing, typical Maldivian, at night

STATIC: 1 excursion included in the package, the others can be purchased on site

DYNAMIC FISHING: Popping, jigging and trolling excursions on board our dinghy, in half day or full day mode, according to your requests


Obviously each guest can choose their own package according to their needs.

See price list on the DYNAMIC and STATIC holiday package documents.

The deserted islands, rather than the strips of sand, precisely because of their uncontaminated nature, are not equipped, but where nature does not provide you with shade through palm groves and hibiscus, our staff will take care of assembling a shelter for you at the moment. protect you from the sun, whether it is an umbrella or a beach awning, furthermore our structure has beach sunbed available.

On the island’s well-equipped bikini beach, you can use the deckchairs made available by the Council or the deckchairs of our facility.

It is advisable to leave a tip at the end of your stay, in the amount of at least $ 20 for each traveler.

This tip is shared among the Into The Blue Lodge staff and does not include:

  • Maldivian Guide
  • Boy on the floors
  • Captain of the Dhoni
  • Lady of the laundry
  • Waiter of the local restaurant

Tipping is a form of thanks for their work, which Maldivians care very much about because it makes them feel appreciated

It is not easy to make a correct forecast of the weather, given the instability of the weather conditions, especially in the months that characterize the arrival of the wet monsoon. However, when the weather forecast is good our staff together with the captain of the Dhoni, with considerable experience, evaluate the weather conditions daily and if there is no risk for our guests, the excursions will be made.

The guide and the captain are the only people able to evaluate the feasibility of the excursions in case of rain or unstable weather conditions. There are no refunds for excursions not taken; when it is not possible to go out by boat, travelers can stay on Keyodhoo beach and activities are usually organized on the island, waiting for the weather to improve.

An experience in the Maldives is recommended to everyone. Children up to the age of 5 cannot always keep up with other travelers, because the excursions are carried out every day and can be tiring for our little guests and the parent in charge of their care. For this reason Into The Blue Lodge offers a package revised ad hoc for the needs of our little friends and those who accompany them.

For entry to the Maldives this is sufficient
be in possession of a passport
electronic with a validity of no less than six
months from the expected return date. To all
visitors, both incoming and outgoing, require a visa
free entry, valid for 30 days, which must be completed online at the following address

the form must be filled out for each tourist and at the end it will produce a QR code which must be printed or kept in the mobile phone, to be shown, if requested, to the immigration officers
before baggage collection. Also for how much
concerns minors (according to European standards)
they must have their own passport

Please remember that the IMUGA document must be done within 96 hours prior to arrival/departure to/from Malé, we recommend doing it one/two days before departure.

Being crossed by the equator, the Maldives have a temperature of about 30° C during the whole year. It never drops below 25°C, 26°C even at night and it reach a peak of about 32°C during the hottest hours of day. 

The official language of The Maldive is dhiveh and is used in all local administration offices. English is widely used and spoken by everyone.

The voltage is about 220-240 volt. There is no need for a universal adapter in our Guest House.

To call the Maldives from your country use the prefix 00960 . After your arrival, you can buy an international prepaid phone card in point Oredhoo (telephone maldivian Company).

Generally, a comfortable and informal style is recommended: t-shirts, cotton or linen sundresses are the most suitable and comfortable clothes. 50+ Sun screens and after sun are strongly recommended. Please do not forget your sunglasses and the necessary hats. Scuba masks, flippers and snorkels are a must in your suitcase, and shoes to enter in the water.

Local manufacture is very interesting, especially sarongs and t-shirts often hand painted, coloured wooden fish, and different hand-made items. To buy items on the islands you can only use dollars in cash.

The currency of the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa. The exchange rate with the US dollar is currently Rf. 15. 42 for a $ 1. The US dollar is the most commonly used foreign currency. Payments on the island can also be made in euros or with the rufias. Credit or debit cards are accepted in some shops.

No vaccination is required to visit The Maldives. We highly recommend using sun-screen, especially during your first days, so to avoid spoiling your holiday with a sunburn. Sometimes an insect repellent can be useful.In case of urgent need of medical care, a medical unit is available for you, along with a doctor.

Importing alcoholics, narcotics, pshycotropic substances, meat, pork meat, drugs, pornographic material, spearguns, weapons, munitions and explosives of different kinds is strictly forbidden.Leaflets, booklets and similar advertising another faith are forbidden as well.Returning home you cannot take mother-of-pearl, corals, shells or sand with you, either coming from the sea or the beaches, and export them.

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