41,780 tourist beds operational in Maldives

Veli Vilaa guesthouse in Dhiffushi island | Photo: Maldives Magazine

Male’, Maldives— Tourism Ministry of Maldives has reported that currently there are a total of 41,780 operational tourist beds in the country.

The latest statistics revealed by the Tourism Ministry regarding the tourist facilities of Maldives shows that till January 15, they have given approval for 140 resorts in Maldives to reopen and continue their operations under the rules and regulations given by the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

While the resorts that are already in operation include of Soneva Fushu Resort in Baa Atoll and Varu Island Resort in Kaafu Atoll, the statement released by the Tourism Ministry shows that Innaharu Maldives Resort in Lhaviyani Atoll has also been given to permission to reopen on January 31st.

According to the Ministry, by January 31st, the country will have 32,754 operationals beds in 141 different resorts.

Apart from this, the statement revealed that Maldives currently has 11 Tourist hotels operating with 06 hotels in the Greater Malé area and the remaining 5 in the atolls of Maldives. All of these hotels contains a total of 1,458 operational beds and 722 rooms available.

Maldives also has 02 yatch marinas and tourist resorts operating in the country that haa 280 operational beds. In addition to this, there are a total of 133 tourist vessels in the territory of Maldives that offers 2,576 operationals beds and 1,139 rooms.

Along with the multiple restrictions loosed by the HPA, the agency has also allowed guesthouses in both Malé area and in the atolls to reopen again.

So far HPA has given permission for 254 guesthouses in the country that provides 5,630 operational beds – 1,204 beds in Malé area and 4,426 beds from the atolls of Maldives.