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Secret Paradise Maldives

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Hulhumale, Maldives
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About Secret Paradise Maldives
Join our adventure and cultural day tours from Hulhumale and Male or island hop with us throughout the Maldives on our multi day adventures. Our scheduled daily tours are guaranteed to be no more than 6 guests and we offer private and tailor made itineraries. Our experienced local guiding team are certified in COVID-19 care, first aid and life saving skills and have all completed the Be a Better Guide qualification promising you comfort, safety and a memorable experience. You can expect to receive value for money and exceptional service from the moment of enquiry to when we wave you goodbye. Awarded the TripAdvisor certificate of Excellence 5 years in succession, we are your go to provider provider for day tours and shore excursions in the capital. Come adventure with us and experience the best of our paradise island home. #letusguideyou
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4 Hour Highlights of Male Walking Tour

Discover the history and culture of Malé on a half-day walking tour with a local guide. Head to the fish market to see the catch from the Indian Ocean, view landmarks such as the President's Palace, Sultan Park, and Friday Mosque. Head up a tall building for views over the city, and visit the Royal Garden Cafe for snacks and a break from the action. Includes light refreshments at Royal Garden Cafe and commentary from your guide.
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4 hours
from $50.00

Local Island Day Trip from Hulhumale

Visit two local islands by boat on this full-day island-hopping tour from Hulhumale. Listen to commentary from your guide on the islands' culture and traditions, while experiencing them firsthand on your visits. See traditional villagers going about their daily life, visit a boat-building yard, and have lunch at a local restaurant. In between islands, make some stops for snorkeling and swimming to explore the underwater world. Undertaking this multi-island tour may be daunting on your own, but this tour arranges all the details in advance.
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6 hours 30 minutes
from $180.00

Sandbank Snorkeling and Sunset Cruise

Make the most of your visit to the Maldives with this small-group tour that combines snorkeling, swimming, and sunbathing with a sunset dolphin cruise from Hulhumale. The first stop of the day is a sandbank where you’ll learn or refresh your snorkel skills. From there, visit two snorkel sites near Male to see colorful tropical fish, sea turtles, reef sharks, rays, and coral. Finally, enjoy a sunset cruise with the chance of spying dolphins along the way.
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4 hours
from $130.50
$145.00

Maldivian Cooking Class and Lunch

It has to be said you can’t beat home cooked food and with our taste of local life not only do you assist in selecting the ingredients from the local market in Male you get to spend time with a local family. Prepare local dishes and then enjoy eating them alongside the family in their home.
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4 hours
from $80.00

Full Day Male' Walking Tour

Spend the entire day strolling around Male and Villimale on this comprehensive walking tour in the Maldives. With a guide in the lead and a carefully curated itinerary, you won't have to worry about missing any important sights. In Male, stop by the local fish market, the President's Palace, the Friday Mosque, and Sultan Park. Pause for lunch in a waterside restaurant (own expense) before moving on to Villimale to explore the quieter side of the island, sampling traditional "hedika" before returning to your starting point.
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8 hours
from $89.10
$99.00
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Enrico B wrote a review Jan 24
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Excellent tour, perfectly handled by the guide with professionalism and sense of humor. I enjoyed walking around and combining the learning of local traditions and history with a touch of culinary experience. Recommended to those who are just stopping in Malé for a couple of days as well as others with longer-staying plans. A great experience!
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Response from Secret P, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise Maldives
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Enrico Thanks for taking time to write your review. Great to hear you enjoyed exploring Male with Mash, we are looking forward to welcoming you on your next experience with us! Kind Regards Ruth
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Alonghino wrote a review Dec 2020
Soleuvre, Luxembourg7 contributions2 helpful votes
A must do for a Maledives visit, I would recommend anyone to take a day to experience and learn a bit more about th country and th tour is a very good way to do so! The guides are very knowledgeable, have a very good level in english. They very openly speak about the history, values, beliefs and present situation of the country. The tour is well packed and I would recommend taking the full day tour to visit Vilingili as well!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Secret P, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise Maldives
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Mr Longhino, We were delighted to welcome you as our first day tour guests since we were allowed to resume operations in Greater Male. I am sure you could tell that Mash was as excited to be on tour as you were! Thank you so much for your review and also for taking the time to email me personally and advise that our new check in process was very structured, safety rules were well explained and it felt very professional. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in the Maldives and wish you all the very best for 2021. Kind Regards Ruth
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Linda R wrote a review Nov 2020
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
Secret paradise were perfect for helping us plan our trip to the Maldives Nov 2020. Ruth answered all emails so quickly and helped us decide on a resort that fitted our particular needs perfectly. She also treated us with so much respect over, my little worries, of travel during Covid. She always treated us as valued customers. It was a pleasure to meet her in Male. Mash, our rep was so friendly and helpful with each transfer and made everything seem so easy. He was so helpful with issues on a PCR and got it fixed very qickly.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Secret P, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise Maldives
Responded Nov 25, 2020
Hi Linda Thank you for taking the time to write a review it is appreciated. It was a pleasure to be able to assist and guide you and to then be able to meet with you both following your arrival. It's always lovely to put faces to names. Great to hear that Mash was also as attentive with his assistance, our aim is always to be there for you from moment of enquiry to departure. Thanks again and maybe we will meet again some time in the future. Kind Regards Ruth
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Abdulelah A wrote a review Jun 2020
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia2 contributions1 helpful vote
I did Mafushi and Gulhi . First we went to Mafushi and we walked around the island and my guide was very informative about the local life the plants the houses then we had a drink in a cafe then had local lunch then we moved to Gulhi and we had an idea about old ships building . Gulhi beach was soooooooo clean I had a chance to swim . in our way back we stopped at a nice spot fofr snorkeling this spot was the best the water colour and the marine life was great ( first time i see turtle ) . My guide was informative and took good care of me in snorkeling ( i am new in snorkeling ) The tour was well organised by secret paradise and it was great . Thank you everyone
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise Maldives
Responded Jun 8, 2020
Dear Abdulelah Thank you for taking time to write your review. Great to hear you enjoyed you day island hopping with Mash. Amazing that you encountered your first turtle, I am sure that is a lasting memory for you. I will be sure to share your feedback with the team. We hope that you will return and travel with us in the future. Kind Regards Ruth
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Abdulelah A wrote a review Jun 2020
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia2 contributions1 helpful vote
This tour exceeded my expectations . after a 45 minutes boat ride we reached the sandbank . We were given full information on the boat about the marine life in that area . It was my first experience in snorkeling they took a good care of me . First they let me practice in the lagoon then they showed me how to put on the fens then they took me to the open sea around the sandbank . We were two and each had a tour guide close to him ( that was very great ) then we took the boat to another snorkeling site where we saw the stingray fish for 45 minutes . Then we went to see the dolphins and we stayed there until the sunset . The two tour guides and the bout captain were great and informative and the the trip was full of fun . It is the best tour and sure this is because of secret paradise
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise Maldives
Responded Jun 8, 2020
Dear Abdulelah Thanks for your review, it is very much appreciated during these challenging times. Delighted to read that you had a great afternoon learning to snorkel with Mash followed by an encounter with dolphins. The safety and comfort of our guests in the water is extremely important to us, especially when like yourself it is the first time to experience snorkelling. We want to ensure it is both safe and memorable and that it will encourage you to return to the water again. It sounds as though this was the case and we look forward to snorkeling with you again in the future. Take care and stay safe. Kind Regards Ruth
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