Covid-19 Update Viluveli

Here at Viluveli Holiday Retreat we are committed to the health and safety of our guests and our staff. In response to Covid-19 and it’s effect in Maldives and around the world we have put this guide which reflects the guidance from the Health Protection Agency, World Health Organisation and local governances. We will monitor any changes to ensure the safety of our guests and team members. Together we can ensure that we are 

Arrival to Maldives 

All guests are expected to have a booking pre arrival as well as a negative PCR test result taken 72hrs before arrival. Guests are required to fill in a form via the IMUGA portal: Temperature checks  and random screening will occur at the airport.   

How do I get to Hanimaadhoo

You must wear a mask at all times during your journey from your originating country, while changing over to a local flight and until you reach Viluveli. Thus we recommend binging a change of mask. Once you arrive at Velana International Airport our representatives will guide you to your local flight to Hanimaadhoo. On arrival in Hanimaadhoo you will be picked up by Viluveli Staff and take a 5 minute car ride to Viluveli Holiday Retreat.

Arrival procedures at Viluveli Holiday Retreat

You will be administered a temperature check once you arrive at the reception area. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, coughing etc., will be asked to take a COVID test and wait in a designated guest room until the test results come back. If the result is negative you may continue your vacation. If the result is positive you will be well taken care of by the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

COVID-19 Updates and Stay at Viluveli Holiday Retreat

We want your stay to be safe but we also want to help you get the most out of your time with us. If you would like to arrange fishing trips, diving, snorkeling or any other excursions we will help arrange this in the safest way possible. At Viluveli we may limit seating capacity in our restaurant and terrace to allow for safe social distancing. The pool will be open but again we may need to limit numbers. We will ensure to keep you informed of all restrictions and updates from the Health Protection Agency.

Departure from Viluveli Holiday Retreat

Should you need a PCR test before returning to your home country please let us know so we can help make the necessary arrangements. You will be responsible for the cost of PCR test and any related expenses. Our staff will escort you to Hanimaadhoo airport. Once you arrive in Male’ International Airport you will have assistance if necessary for your onward flight home. If you have COVID-19 symptoms on arrival in your home country within 14 days of having travelled to Viluveli, you must inform us. We are a team and together we can create safe travel environments.