Tropic Tree – Gulhi – South Male Atoll

There is a tradition on Gulhi Island for warmly welcoming visitors and guests. Since the early 80’s, locals have been welcoming visitors to the island in various capacities. Gulhi Island living is based around fishing, with the oldest dock yard in the Maldives located here.  A stay in Gulhi island surely will fascinate visitors and provide a truly cultural Maldivian holiday experience.


Tropic Tree Special offer!  You will not find a better deal!

Full Board package – just $129 per night -for 2  Includes:

  • 7 nights Accommodation for 2 people in Deluxe Double Room
  • Private beach access on the island
  • Full board meals (3 Meals per day)
  • All Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Free Wifi

Contact us for more information and availability.


Nestled on the quiet island of Gulhi, South Male Atoll, Maldives, we have 11 lovely rooms to suit different guests from families to individual travelers.

Enjoy our facilities:

  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • terrace
  • barbecue facilities
  • 2 restaurants
  • tour desk
  • luggage storage
  • Lush tropical gardens surrounding the property

Distance from the International Airport: 21km
Time to hotel from airport: 30 minutes by speedboat or 1 hour 20 minutes by ferryboat from Male’ Island or Airport


Rooms are tastefully decorated for comfort with a local touch. Coconut timber is a tradition in Maldivian furniture and buildings, which is reflected in the room decor.

There are standard, double, triple and suite rooms – 13-20 sq meters – all with ensuite bathrooms. All are fitted with air conditioning, wifi, minibar, and safe.

Standard check‐in time is after 12:30 hrs of the arrival date, while the check‐out time is 11:00hrs of the departure date. Early boarding and late departure can be arranged only with prior agreement. There will be additional charge for early check‐in and later check‐out.



Gulhi Island is the perfect place to experience local Maldivan culture, while enjoying island life from a tourist’s eyes. All the activities you expect in the islands are available, including diving, snorkelling, water sports, surfing, uninhabited island and sandbank excursions, cultural shows, dolphin watching and even cruises can be arranged.

Gulhi Island Maldives is surrounded by beautiful reefs rich with multi-coloured fish and corals that can be enjoyed through snorkelling. The island itself has local cafes to visit and experience village life.


Two delicious restaurants serve the guests of Tropic Tree. The ground floor garden restaurant serves the main meals and breakfast for the guests. Continental breakfast with a Maldivian touch is served daily by our friendly staff.

Chefs at the hotel prepare international food ranging from western, Chinese and Indian. Often meals are prepared using locally sourced fresh fish and other ingredients.

Advance booking for lunch and dinner can be done at reception. For special occassions, there is an open-air terrace restaurant where meals are served on clear nights under the twilight. Additionally, dining cruises can be arranged.

For an even more local experience, the island has popular local cafés where visitors can taste local cuisines, variety of delightful food and refreshing drinks.


Transfers to the hotel can be arranged either via public ferryboat or private speedboat. Ferryboat: Leave Male’ at 15:00hrs from Villingili ferry terminal daily except Friday. The ferry boat leaves Gulhi, (Hotel Location) 08:00hrs from jetty daily except Friday.
The rate for single journey is US$2.00 for a return US$4.00 per person.

Speedboat: Speedboat transfer rates are between US$170 to US$200 depending on the time of the arrival. Maximum number of people accommodated within the price range is five. Cost for the charter of the speedboat can be shared among willing customers travelling together.



Standard double room package price: From $62 per room per night

This package price includes:

  • Accommodation for 2 in Standard type double/twin room
  • Private beach access on the island
  • Breakfast
  • Free Wifi

Not included in the package price :

  • Transfers
  • Taxes
  • Meals
  • Soft Drinks & Alcoholic Beverages
  • Excursions/daily activities 

Contact us for more information and availability.


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