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Samann Grand Hotel Guide

Situated at the heart of the capital city Male’, Samann Grand Hotel offers great hospitality to the tourists. The Samann Grand Hotel provides an exquisite experience with a beautiful view of the ocean. This is a boutique hotel with an amazing view and comfortable rooms. It also consists of grand décor, making the hotel a hit among the visitors. People often come to this hotel because of the grand splendor and also features a cloud restaurant. Samann Grand Hotel features 26 rooms with a personalized ocean view. 

Way to reach

Samann Grand Hotel has easy connectivity to the airport. Tourists also have the option to book transport beforehand from the airport for easy accessibility. There is a various transport company that tourists can use online to book a vehicle. The hotel is known to offer shuttle services to tourists to visit the neighborhood sightseeing spots. 

Moreover, some tourists who prefer to drive a car on their own can choose from a car park that is situated near the Samann Grand Hotel. For the guests, the parking is free of cost. For tourists who want to travel around the city of Male’ or need to go to the airport, the hotel can book a car rental service or taxi, making it convenient. 


Samann Grand hotel is designed in a small luxury boutique hotel style that features 26 beautiful rooms. Visitors have the option to get personalized ocean view rooms for their stay. There are various types of rooms available in the hotel, such as a deluxe double room with ocean view and private balcony, super deluxe room with ocean view and private balcony, executive suite with private balcony, Samann suite with private balcony, and a two-bedroom family suite with private balcony. 

Every room provided by the hotel comes with a private balcony, air conditioner, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, wardrobe, kettle, bidet, desk, and a hairdryer. The bathrooms have fitted shower and free toiletries. Tourists can also enjoy the view of the city from their hotel rooms. 

Wine and dine

On the top of Samann Grand hotel lies the cloud restaurant away from all the hustle of the city of Male’. The restaurant is famous for this brilliant staff, great food, and breathtaking view. This restaurant offers a la carte and specializes in fine dining. The chef at this restaurant has over 20 years of work experience in this field. 

Every tourist will find something that is catered to their choice in this fine dining restaurant. Visitors can get breakfast between 7 am to 10 am, an a la carte menu from 12:30 pm to 11:30 pm, and room service from 11 am to 11 pm. You can also choose from a large collection of wines. 


The hotel is known to provide a large number of amenities to the visitors. The amenities provided by the hotel are 

  • Room service, 
  • Access to ATM, 
  • Ironing facility, 
  • Shuttle service, Bicycle, and car hire, 
  • Babysitting, 
  • Currency exchange, 
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service, 
  • Newspaper, 
  • Luggage storage, 
  • Smoking area, 
  • Free Wi-Fi, 
  • Elevator, 
  • Free airport transfer, 
  • Welcome drinks with refreshing towels, 
  • Express check-in and checkout, 
  • Fine dining restaurant. 

Things to do

Apart from staying in the hotel, people can indulge in various activities such as island-hopping, excursions, tours and water-sports.

1. Dolphin cruise with sunset 

Enjoy the beautiful sunset while being on the cruise over the crystal-clear Indian ocean with acrobatic dolphins beneath. They provide a great view and vanishes with the sunset.

2. Island hopping

From the Male’ atoll take a speedboat and reach Huraa Island in just half an hour. This place is famous for its cultural expression and the kindness imparted by the locals. You can also be snorkeling in the great house of the reef. From here, you can go to Himmafushi, which is 15 minutes away from Huraa Island. Tourists indulge in shopping here and local handcrafts. 

3. Water sports

Some of the water sports offered here are canoe rent, jet ski rent, banana and fun tube, standup paddle, windsurfing, wakeboarding, and water ski.

4. Night fishing

During the sunset, tourists can indulge in night fishing and try to catch snaring snappers, emperors, jacks, squirrelfish, and other reed denizens. Tourists can also try authentic Maldivian-style hand reel seabed fishing.

5. Male’ City tour

The beautiful city of Male’ hosts some of the best landmarks that people can visit. Some of the places that tourists can visit are Sultan Park, Islamic Center, Fish Market, and Local Market, National Museum (except Friday), Presidential Office and Palace, Mulee Aage Palace, Grand Friday Mosque, Artificial Beach. 

On the other hand, Majeedhee Magu is filled with shops selling handbags, garments, electronics, and cosmetics. Chaandhanee Magu is renowned for imported products and souvenirs. Apart from that, people can roam around the streets of Male’ city and find hidden gems.

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