Guesthouse of the week: Liberty Guesthouse
Guesthouse of the week content aims to promote and reward the hard work and excellence of the booming guesthouse industry of the Maldives by highlighting some of the best guesthouses in the industry. For this week’s pick, we will be taking a look at a guesthouse that has been ranked as the number one guesthouse on the island of A.Dh Mahibadhoo: Liberty Guesthouse
A.Dh Mahibadhoo is the capital of the Alif Dhaalu Atoll located south west of the capital of Maldives, Male’ City. The island is a 1 hour and 30-minute speedboat ride away from the capital and is estimated that more than 2000 inhabitants live one the island and who have been described as friendly, warm and welcoming people. The island is one of the most populated and developed islands in the atoll, with the majority of the islands in the atoll being uninhabited. The nearest airport to the island is the Villa International Airport on the island of Maamigili also known as Maamigili International Airport.
Photo: A.Dh Mahibadhoo
The Liberty Guesthouse is one of the biggest and best on the island of Mahibadhoo and the whole Alif Dhaalu atoll, as it has been ranked as the third best from the atoll.
The guesthouse has representatives waiting to welcome their guests at the airport, who will escort them to a speedboat for a thrilling 1 hour and 30-minute journey to the island of Mahibadhoo. The Liberty Guesthouse is located 7 minutes of walking distance away from the harbor.
Genuinely happy to see their guests and to maintain the smile on their faces at all times, the staffs of the guesthouse welcome their guests with open arms and provide refreshments for their patrons as the first step of the welcome process. Tours and introductions are then conducted by the staff to make the guests feel more at home, with all the information about the guesthouse and the island being provided.
The Liberty Guesthouse consists of six rooms all facing different directions with stunning views of the Indian ocean and the gardens available from the balconies and windows. The rooms as large as they are, host a horde of amenities ranging from TV’s, Wardrobes, Air conditioning, to Hairdryers. Every room has an adjoining bathroom with toiletries also available.
The staffs describe the hotel’s best feature as the location, as it is on the most beautiful and naturally blessed piece of land on the island called as kandahaar, far away from any residential buildings or houses of the island. The views of the guesthouse along with the privacy and intimacy it provides is one of the reasons why so many guests who have stayed in the guesthouse have nothing but praise for it. The guesthouse is also planning to be the first to start the service of transportation by buggies on the island of Mahibadhoo.
Staffs at the guesthouse are some of best and most highly trained employees on the island who are more than ready to bring every wish of their customers to life.
Liberty Guesthouse employs a highly trained team of divers and snorkeling experts who are also highly skilled in all aspects of watersports with some of them equipped with over 25 years of experience in the field. The island of Mahibadhoo is located near excellent dive spots. Guests on diving and snorkeling trips are treated with amazing views of marine life, including different types of fish, bewitching coral reefs and Manta rays.
Activities at the Liberty Guesthouse include Beach Dinners, island excursions, night fishing, big game fishing, diving and snorkeling among others.
The in-house restaurant provides guests with modern and tasty dishes from international and local cuisines in a stunning environment with a mesmerizing view of the ocean.
The Liberty Guesthouse has been rated on TripAdvisor as high as 5 stars, and by the Ministry of Tourism of the Maldives by 4 stars. It provides guests with comfort and privacy in the tropical paradise style perfectly.
Number of Rooms: 6
Room Rates at Liberty Guesthouse: USD $140 -$85.