Arena Beach Hotel Maafushi Maldives

Arena Beach Hotel Maafushi Maldives

- Kaafu Atoll, Maldives
Just 30 minutes speed boat transfer from Male, Arena Beach Hotel is at the northern tip of Maafushi Island, comprising a stunning stretch of private beach and nestled within its own turquoise lagoon.

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Arena Beach Hotel in Maafushi, South Male` Atoll island is located 14 kilometers (30-minutes by speedboat) away from the Velana International Airport. The island is accessible either by speedboats or scheduled ferryboats from Male or the airport. There are many coral reefs, dive points, sandbanks, luxury resorts, and numerous tourist attractions.

About Maafushi Island

“Maa-fuushi” is a local name derived from the combination of 2 words: “Maa” which means big, and “fushi” which means the island. “The Big Island” may be its nickname, but Maafushi is an average sized island with 1200 metres in length and 250 metres in its width. You can walk around the island in less than one hour.

The native language of the Maldives is called “Dhivehi” which is a mix of Arabic and Sri Lankan Language. However, the English language is commonly and widely used all around the Maldives.

Since Maafushi is a local island, an appropriate dressing is required in the island. Commonly acceptable dress code in the island include shorts, shirts, vests, jeans, pants, and other casual clothes. Bathing suits like a bikini is not allowed at anywhere in the island except for private beach. Transparent and see-through dresses are also not allowed at anywhere in the island.

The long stretch of white sandy beach, the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, and the treasured house reef all makes Maafushi a perfect location to host numerous recreational and adventurous activities.

Live music and a cultural show (traditional Maldivian dance – Boduberu) is done on a weekly basis. Crab Race and Discotheque are some of the entertainment available on a regular basis at Arena Beach.

Arena Beach Hotel Rooms

Surround yourself with all the comforts a vacation on a tropical island can give you. At our Maldives accommodation you will be treated to well-appointed rooms the comes with a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean or the city in Maafushi. You will definitely get a thrill out of staying at Arena Beach Hotel and our modish rooms.

Standard Deluxe

Designed with well-chosen furniture and wooden floor, the standard room provides the perfect intimate lodging. The Standard Deluxe Rooms come with standard amenities for complete comfort.

Grand Deluxe Seaview

The Grand Deluxe Seaview offers an expansive room that comes with special amenities. This is a Maldives accommodation that will surround guests in complete indulgence.

Super Deluxe Sea View

Situated on the upper floor, the spacious rooms also come with a larger balcony where you can relax and watch the sea. These have modern furnishings with some of its fittings made from indigenous materials.

Deluxe Double Room with Balcony and Sea view

Apart from its elegant furniture and fittings, these deluxe rooms offer the most breathtaking view of the sea. Be treated to the island’s beautiful turquoise lagoon stretching out across the Indian Ocean.

Deluxe Double Room with Balcony and City View

Outfitted with modern décor, these spacious deluxe rooms also offer guests a view of local residential living. Not to mention the welcome natural scenery of lush green tropical trees of Maafushi.



Indulge in a wide selection of Western and Maldivian delicacies with the best hand-picked foods from around the world in our A La Carte menu. We choose only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to ensure the best culinary experience.

Buffet Breakfast

Sprawled across the ground floor and adjoining beach of the hotel is the buffet restaurant serving up an extensive selection of fresh fruit cuts, pastries, gourmet hot plates as well as a live egg station cooked to taste along with fresh juices, aromatic coffee and tea.

A La Carte on the Beach

Our energetic all day dining restaurant showcases an indoor and outdoor dining area serving up the best burgers, pizzas, spaghettis and meticulously crafted mocktails on the island, all set amidst the stunning back drop of the Azure blue ocean and ice white sand.

Dining Under the Stars

No one quite does buffets on the beach in Maafushi like Arena Beach. Feel the sand squeeze beneath your toes as you cruise a line of stews, bakes, fresh grilled meats and delectable deserts. Our tables spill out on to our beach for that extra special evening.


A stunning pool perched on the roof top terrace of the hotel, to give you uninterrupted views of the island and its surrounding bays of turquoise and azure blue waters. Perfect for cooking dip in the day or to unwind and watch the vibrant sunsets so infamous with Maafushi.


At Arena beach, we offer thrilling things to do in the Maldives like snorkeling or fishing. By joining our resort excursions, you can spend the whole day out at sea, going from one island to another. Whether you are looking to enjoy a dolphin cruise or night fishing, Arena Beach Hotel is where you should choose to stay in the Maldives.

Dive Centres

There are 3 dive centers located in Maafushi, each operating independently without any involvement by the hotel. Guests are welcome to join any dive centers.

Floating bar

A third party floating bar is located outside the island, reachable in a 5-minute boat ride. 24 hr Free Shuttle service is available to and from bar.

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Ziyaaraiy Magu, Maafushi 08090, Kaafu Atol, Maldives
- Kaafu Atoll