The Barefoot Eco Hotel

Hotel Information

Category: 4* Superior Hotels

Location: Dhaalu Atoll

Transfer Types: Domestic flight + car

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The Barefoot Eco Hotel Maldives is located on the island of Hanimadhoo. It is about 330 km north of Male international airport and can be reached by domestic flight in about 45 minutes and then 15 minutes by car.

Hanimadhoo is a quiet fishing village with lots of tree-shade and swings. On the island there is as well a small local fishermen village where you can meet local people in their every day life.

The hotel is located on a private beach of the island (approx. 800m long). It is builded with 10 twofloor buildings . At each building there are 4 units. There is one main restaurant - The Barefoot Restaurant - where you can have your breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  The ''Juice Bar'  offers soft drinks, fresh juices and mocktails..  The  ''Black Pearl''  bar is located in the hotel lagoon is offering alcoholic drinks.

The hotel offers reception,  swimming pool, WLAN internet connection all over the hotel free of charge, a boutique, a gym, a library featuring a big number of books, spa center, diving center.

 Good to know: Alcoholic drinks are offered only at the ''Black Pearl'' bar. ''Black Pearl'' bar is a boat departing every 30 minutes from the peer close to the hotel (5 minutes walking from the hotel). Alcohol is not served on the whole island.

seaside room (12)
approx. 44sqm, they have a wide patio door looking onto a cosy wooden veranda just beside the beach. They are part of the same complex with a sandy inner courtyard. They offer ceiling fan, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, safe, air condition, coffee and tea making facilities,beach towels, free use of WLAN internet.

beachfront room (20)
approx. 50 sqm, On the ground floor, with direct access to the white beach. They offer ceiling fan, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, safe, air condition, coffee and tea making facilities, beach towels, free use of WLAN internet.

ocean view room (20)
approx. 50 sqm, On the upper floor with a spectacular sea view., with direct access to the white beach. They offer ceiling fan, hairdryer, telephone, minibar, safe, air condition, coffee and tea making facilities, beach towels, free use of WLAN internet.

family room
approx. 100 sqm, connected beachfront or oceanview rooms

''The Barefoot'' restaurant
Main restaurant with 2 Italian chefs. Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the main sea view restaurant. For private and romantic dinners, seafood menus may be reserved at an extra charge.

''The Juice bar'' restaurant
The panoramic “juice bar” next to the main restaurant is an ideal gathering places to sip soft drinks, fresh juices and mocktails.

''The Boat bar'' restaurant
Located on the ''Black Pearl''. Alcoholic drinks are offered only at the ''Black Pearl'' bar. ''Black Pearl'' bar is a boat departing every 30 minutes from the peer close to the hotel (5 minutes walking from the hotel). Alcohol is not served on the whole island.

Our rates include daily breakfast

You can choose as well halfboard or fullboard by an extra charge.

Use of bicycles are free of charge for our guests.

Sports and Fitness
Inclusive: use of gym, bicycles, beach volleyball, yoga, boccia.
For an extra charge: windsurfing, kajak and fishing.

Diving Center
The diving center guarantees the highest level of quality and professionalism and offers complete sets of rental equipment including BCD, masks, snorkels, fins, wetsuits, dive computers and underwater digital cameras as well as customized services, suitable for both adults and children. All level courses are available including PADI ENRICHED AIR DIVER. Free try dive. There are 20-30 spots at a boat distance of approximately 40 minutes, they can be reached by dhoni and/or speed boat. Manta and Dolphin dives in season.

Spa Center
Pamper yourself at the Spa where treatments are combined with a spiritual and meditative experience to achieve total wellbeing of body and mind. Antique furniture and décor, candle light, oriental music and mysterious aromas are part of the unique experience. The massage (ayurvedic and classic) range from ease to tension and relaxation to energizing treatments or original Ayurvedic experiences.

Honeymooners get at the hotel a platter with fruits on arrival and a snorkeling excursion with the boat.

Extra supplements: Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.

Transfer Information:
* Transfer is obligatory. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* domestic flight transfer: Transfer by domestic flight and then by car

Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.

Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.

** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.

** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.

** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.

** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.

* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.

*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).

Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.

Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!

Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation deadline, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.

Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation

Payment methods:
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.

The Hotel Voucher and the original invoice will be issued after receipt of the total payment.

Early booking discount
* Valid for reservations made up to 45 days before check in date
* Valid for stay period 06.01. - 31.10.2016
* Valid for all room types

minimum stay offer
* Valid for reservations with a minimum stay of 7, 10 or 13 overnights
* Valid for stay period 01.05. - 31.10.2016
* Valid for all room types

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