HUVAFEN FUSHI SAFETY
Dear Valued Guests,
In order to fulfil the heightened needs and expectations of our guests during this new era of travel, we would like to introduce you to the new measures that Huvafen Fushi will be taking to ensure your safety whilst in our care, and for your peace of mind.
Huvafen Fushi has always prioritized safety and the well-being of our guests and team members, and as we prepare to welcome you back, we are committed to providing you with a safe environment that is aligned with Government protocols.
Our precautionary measures outlined below are developed in line with guidance and information shared by the Maldives Health Protection Agency (HPA) and World Health Organization (WHO). We will actively monitor and evolve our solutions to ensure a continued focus on the health and safety of our guests and team members.
On behalf of the entire team of Huvafen Fushi, we look forward sharing our Dream Island with you.
Please find below a list of frequently asked questions about travelling to the Maldives and about our operations during this period. We have provided the official Government links as the requirements are revisited every 14 days, in order to ensure that the information given is valid and up to date.
This information was updated on 26 July 2021 and supersedes the previous version dated 05 January 2021.
The Republic of Maldives Immigration will provide answers to the following questions below in preparation of your arrival.
– DO I HAVE TO MAKE A BOOKING BEFORE I COME FOR MY HOLIDAY?
– HAS THE VISA PROCESS CHANGED?
– WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR FILLING THE HEALTH DECLARATION FORM?
– WILL I HAVE TO DO A COVID-19 TEST?
– WHAT KIND OF TESTS WILL BE DONE BEFORE I CAN GO TO MY HOTEL?
– WILL I HAVE TO PAY IF I GET RANDOM TESTING?
– DO I HAVE TO SPEND 14 DAYS IN QUARANTINE BEFORE I CAN START MY HOLIDAY?
– DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK?
– HOW WILL I KNOW SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICES TO FOLLOW AT THE AIRPORT?
– ARE THERE MEDICAL SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE HOTEL?
– CAN I VISIT A DIFFERENT ISLAND WHILE I AM HERE ON HOLIDAY?
– WHAT IF I HAVE TRANSIT NEEDS?
– DO I HAVE TO DO A COVID-19 TEST BEFORE I CAN LEAVE THE MALDIVES?
– WHAT CAN I DO TO HAVE A SAFER HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE IN THE MALDIVES?
ARRIVAL TO THE MALDIVES
All tourists will undergo non intrusive temperature checks on arrival to the Maldives. You may also be chosen for a random Covid-19 PCR test by the Health Protection Agency. This is a voluntary test and the Maldives Government will pay the cost for random testing.
For all guests who exhibit any symptoms of Covid-19 on arrival, a PCR test will be required for all those travelling together. Testing will be conducted by the Health Protection Agency of the Maldives and you will need to stay in their care until results have been received.
Testing will be conducted by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) of the Maldives and you will be required to stay in their care until results have been received. If your results are positive for Covid-19, you will remain in the safe care of the Health Protection Agency.
If you test positive for Covid 19 on arrival to the Maldives, you will remain in the safe care of the Health Protection Agency.
Split stays are permitted between the tourist establishments that meet all compulsory requirements under the ‘split stay guideline’ established by the Maldives Health Protection Agency.
If you are arriving from another tourist establishment in the Maldives, the resort at its own discretion requires a mandatory Covid-19, negative PCR test where the sample is taken no more than 48 hours prior to arrival to the resort.
We also highly encourage guests to minimise the movement within the country as a precautionary and safety measure.
TRANSFER TO THE RESORTS
Your speedboat transfer to the resort will be operating in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the Health Protection Agency, with the enhanced cleaning and safety measures in place. Our dedicated boat crew are fully trained on all safety protocols and are there to assist you.
Our Airport staff will arrange transfer on the next available speedboat.
WHILST IN RESORT
We are servicing the bungalows once a day until advised. Under the current circumstances, turndown service is not available.
Masks will be required only in designated closed areas if applicable.
You may still go on selected excursions although the maximum numbers may be reduced.
We would prefer debit/credit cards, but cash will be accepted.
Huvafen Fushi has an onsite medical centre which is staffed by a doctor. Our resort clinic is well equipped with the required medical facilities and the nearest hospital can be reached within 30 minutes by speedboat.
We will be offering a full Al la carte menu during this period. Occasionally we may offer a small buffet area which will be manned by our staff to plate all requested item
In order to provide a safe and stress-free experience, we will be requiring reservations in all our restaurants for lunch and dinner. All reservations can be made directly with your Thakuru
For enhanced dining measures, we will be offering bespoke dining during this period as well as having a small buffet area at times that will be manned by our staff to plate all requested items. Restaurants will be open on a rotational basis and your Thakuru will assist you with the current information during your stay.
Live entertainment has been curtailed for the immediate future with our guest’s and team’s welfare taking priority.
Swimming pools can be used although the maximum numbers at any given time may be reduced to account for social distancing.
Enhanced cleaning measures are in place for all hot tubs and pools. All bungalows are kept vacant 24 hours prior to new guest arrival.
In the unfortunate event where your results are positive for Covid-19, you will be required to transfer to a designated isolation accommodation in the resort and a special rate on Full Board basis will be extended. Cancellation charges will be waived off for the rest of the stay for the originally booked accommodation.
Whilst you are in our care, you will be closely monitored by our in-house Doctor. In case your symptoms worsen, we will consult the Maldives Health Protection Agency and based on the medical personnel’s advice, further actions will be taken. You may be required to transfer to a close by hospital or medical facility available.
For any guests that require a PCR test prior departure, the resort will arrange testing through a Government approved facility. This service should be requested at the time of reservation or on arrival to ensure sufficient time is allowed for the entire process. All costs associated with the PCR testing will be charged to guests. Pricing is available on request.
Allied Insurance company of the Maldives has launched a Covid-19 insurance policy focusing on tourists who visit Maldives. This policy covers specific expenses that may incur due to a positive diagnosis of Covid-19 whilst on holiday in the Maldives including charges for isolation, emergency medical transportation and other emergency medical expenses. You can find the details of the insurance plan from the following link: https://allied.mv/inbound