Herathera Island

In Dhivehi, the Maldivian language, Herathera means a hideaway or sanctuary. It is here that we find the unspoiled natural beauty which helps us to forget the hustle and bustle of our daily lives and enjoy the peace and relaxation we seek on a holiday in the Maldives

Herathera Island Resort

Location
Herathera Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Herathera, a 20 minute speedboat transfer from Gan International Airport, on the island of Gan.
Gan is about a 70 minute flight south of Hulhule International Airport, the main airport near Male’.
After about 55 of the 70 minute flight, your flight crosses the equator then continues about 15 minutes to Gan.

Accommodation
273 Rooms including 153 Beach Villas and 120 Jacuzzi Beach Villas. All rooms features tropical décor, king size bed, wood floor, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, sitting area, stocked mini bar with refrigerator, tea/coffee machine, IDD telephone, flat screen LCD cable TV, CD/DVD player, personal safe, partially open-air bathroom with shower, bath accessories and hair dryer, a porch with lounge furniture and nightly turndown service. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ. Also provided is complimentary use of chaise lounges at the pools and beach and beach towels

Beach Villas
are located on the beach, individual wooden bungalows offering a beautiful view of the lagoon or ocean and with a private, walled-in backyard covered with white sand, chaise lounges, a shade umbrella and tropical plants

Jacuzzi Beach Villas
are Beach Villas with a more spacious bedroom, a four poster bed, and a Jacuzzi for two “under the stars” on a wooden deck in the backyard

Reception
At the center of the island providing guest services as well as a nearby Internet Café, Gift and Jewellery Shops

Restaurants

Two main “sister” restaurants – The Kilhi for Beach Villa guests and The Keimaa for Jacuzzi Beach Villa guests. Both restaurants feature the same “all you can eat” buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, served in a traditional open-air dining room with sand floor and thatch roof

An “optional” à la carte dinner restaurant – The Kalhibih specializing in a grilled seafood menu, featuring fresh, local seafood, as well as a selection of international favorites including Asian cuisine. Located near Reception

An “optional” snack menu is available to guests seated around the swimming pools or at the bars

Three “optional” special choices – Room Service, Beach Dinners for Two, and Gala Theme Night Beach Dinners!
Bars

The Meeraa Bar is located near Reception beside the swimming pool
The Dhoni Bar is located in the Beach Villas area beside the swimming pool
The Dhoaraa Bar is located in the Jacuzzi Beach Villas area beside the swimming pool

Beverage is served in the two main buffet dining rooms, the à la carte dinner restaurant, from the snack menu,
for room service and special events

Sports and Recreation
4 Kilometers of Beautiful White Sand Beach
A Magnificent Lagoon and plenty of Good Snorkeling
Three Sparkling Clear Fresh Water Swimming Pools on the beach – one for Beach Villa guests with a
Children’s Wading Pool, another for Jacuzzi Beach Villa guests, and one beside the Meeraa Bar near Reception
Two Lighted Tennis Courts, Beach Volleyball, Badminton, Petanque, Bicycles and Football Grounds
Sports and Fitness Center with modern Exercise Equipment
Table Tennis, Billiards, Table Football, Darts and International Satellite TV sports coverage at each Bar

Herathera Dive Center
features Guided Diving and Snorkeling Boat Trips, Equipment and Accessory Sales, Rental and Repair, and a complete PADI Instructional Program
Herathera Water Sports Center
for rental and instruction and Kayaks. Located near the Dhoni Bar

Herathera Spa
rovides a tropical spa experience for woman and men focused on wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality. The therapist’s healing energy combined with Asian massage treatment techniques and recipes using only chemical free, pure organic compounds follows a natural, holistic, personalized approach to caring for each guest’s health, beauty and well being

Entertainment
Weekly nighttime program including Bodu Beru Cultural Dance Show, DJ Disco, Divers’ Video, Movies, Crab Races, Live Band, Table Tennis Tournament, and more! Nature Trail and Garden Tours

Activities
Guided Excursions including Snorkeling, Sunset Cruise, Sightseeing Tours to Gan and nearby islands and more!
Weekly program including Pool Games, Water Polo, and Sports Tournaments
Board games are available from the bars including Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Caramboard, and more!

Internet Café for email and web browsing and a lending Library where you can take or donate a book

Shopping
The Gift Shops features a complete selection of Swimwear, Sportswear, Batik, Herathera Logo wear, Books,
Music CD’s, Jewelry, Artwork, Crafts, Sundries, Snacks, Magazines, Cigarettes, and more!

Herathera Jewelers offers a complete selection of Gemstones and Jewelery at reasonable prices

Meeting and Banquet Facilities
Two air-conditioned classrooms, each seating up to 30 guests, and an open-air Hall, island style, with overhead ceiling fans and sand floor, for functions up to 100 guests

All Inclusive Package
to enjoy the exceptional value of this “optional” plan, which includes unlimited “all you can drink” alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage, all day “tea”, one Night Fishing Excursion, one Sunset Cruise, daytime use of the Tennis Courts, the Fitness Center, the Kayaks, and a half hour group lesson for snorkeling and windsurfing

Honeymoon Packages
ask about the Wedding Ceremony and the Renewal of Vows

Child Policy
Children are welcome in the Beach Villas. Guests of 15 years and older are welcome in the Jacuzzi Beach Villas

Medical Clinic
Medical Doctor in residence

Contact Details

Website:
Tel: +960 689 7766 Fax: +960 689 7733
Email: [email protected]
Herathera Island Resort
Addu Atoll
Republic of Maldives