Palm Residence

Staying at the Palm Residence provides guests with the best opportunity to experience Maldivian traditions. While residing at the local island, one gets the chance to take part in fishing, games, music, carnivals, and dressing the Maldivian way and you can also get a taste of Maldivian cuisine.

There are a number of excursions that one can take part in while staying at the Palm residence. Have fun by participating in water sports, scuba diving and diving in well known dive spots.One can take an excursion to visit the neighboring reefs. Guests can also take a dip in the clear waters and rest on the sandy beach.

Palm Residence is situated in Rasdhoo. Rasdhoo is one of the five islands in Rasdhoo Atoll. The accommodation ensures that guests have a memorable experience that is suitable for them.

There are a lot of guest houses available in this island. These guest houses are renowned for their exclusivity and their peaceful and tranquil environment. This island contains some of the top guesthouses in the Maldives. The guest houses in this island are well known for serving a wide variety of local, finger licking cuisine. You can get to sample different cuisines by eating at different restaurants or hotels in the island. Visitors to this island can participate in snorkeling or diving.


The ferry ride from Male to Palm Residence takes 3 hours. The cost of this ride is $ 5 per head. If you are using a speedboat, it takes one hour and ten minutes to get to Palm Residence from Male and it costs $ 50. You should be aware that you can only use the speedboats and ferry only during the day and not at night. If you arrive in male past 4:00 pm, then you will have to find somewhere to spend the night, since the seaplane doesn’t work past that hour.

If you want to organize for an airport transfer to or from the guest house, you have to provide the staff at the hotel with your flight details at least 3 days in advance, so that they make the necessary preparations. Airport transfers can be done using a sea plane, which only takes 15 minutes from the Male International Airport to the Banana Residence.

Speedboat details
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Male to Rasdhoo: 16:00
Rasdhoo to Male: 08:00

Public ferry- It takes 3 hours and cots $ 5 per person
Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Male to Rasdhoo 0900 hours
Rasdhoo to Male: 1100 hours

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • airport transfer
  • bicycle rental
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • restaurant
  • smoking area
  • WiFi