Table 10.8 :   BED CAPACITY OF TOURIST RESORTS AND THE DISTANCE FROM MALE' INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 2006-2008
Year of Initial  Initial Bed Distance from Bed Capacity % Share 
Resorts Operation Capacity Airport (in Km)           2005 *           2006 *           2007 * 2008 in 2008
All Resorts 17,348 17,802 19,028 19,860 98
North Maalhosmadulu (R) 466 470 470 470 2
  Adhaaran Select Meedhupparu 2000 430 130.3 466 470 470 470 2
South Maalhosmadulu (B) 1,034 1,240 1,240 1,240 6
  Cocoa Palm Dhunikolhu 1998 192 124.0 200 200 200 200 1
  Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru 2006 206 120.0 - 206 206 206 1
  Kihaadhuffaru  Resort 1999 200 104.6 200 200 200 200 1
  Reethi Beach Resort / Fonimagoodhoo 1998 200 104.6 200 200 200 200 1
  Royal Island 2001 304 110.0 304 304 304 304 2
  Sonevafushi Tourist Resort      1983 50 104.6 130 130 130 130 1
Faadhippolhu (Lh) 1,180 1,196 1,276 1,294 7
  One & Only Kanuhura, Maldives 1999 200 125.5 200 200 200 200 1
  Komandoo Island Resort 1998 90 128.7 120 120 120 120 1
  Kuredhdhoo Island Resort      1978 18 128.7 660 660 740 746 4
  Palm Beach Island 1999 200 128.7 200 216 216 228 1
Male' Atoll (K) 8,316 8,450 8,724 8,914 45
  Adhaaran Club Rannaalhi 1978 34 2.0 232 232 232 256 1
  Adhaaran Select Hudhuranfushi (Lhohifushi)      1979 40 22.5 274 274 354 354 2
  Anantara Resort & Spa Maldives (Dhigufinolhu)      1980 24 40.0 200 220 220 220 1
  Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives, Ihuru      1978 20 17.0 90 90 90 90 0
  Asdhu Sun Island      1981 36 32.0 60 60 60 60 0
  Bandos Island Resort      1972 220 8.0 450 450 450 450 2
  Banyan Tree      1977 24 12.0 96 96 96 96 0
  Baros Holiday Resort      1973 56 16.0 150 150 150 150 1
  Biyaadhu Island Resort      1982 192 18.0 192 192 192 192 1
  Club Faru 1973 112 2.0 304 304 304 304 2
  Coco Palm Boduhithi      1979 50 29.0 206 206 206 206 1
  Coco Palm Kudahithi       1991 12 27.4 14 14 14 14 0
  Cocoa Island 1981 12 30.0 70 70 70 70 0
  Chaaya Island Dhonveli      1981 20 13.0 128 176 292 292 1
  Dream Island Maldives, The bona fide Choce...Villivaru      1981 120 29.0 120 120 120 120 1
  Emboodoo Village      1979 44 8.0 236 236 236 236 1
  Eriyadhu Island Resort      1982 40 40.0 114 114 114 114 1
  Fihaalhohi Island Resort      1981 90 28.0 300 300 300 300 2
  Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Hura 1977 32 12.9 212 212 212 212 1
  Fullmoon Beach Resort 1973 112 5.6 312 312 312 312 2
  Fun Island Resort  **      1980 44 38.0 200 200 200 200 1
  Gasfinolhu Island Resort      1980 18 23.0 80 80 80 80 0
  Giraavaru Tourist Resort      1980 40 11.3 132 132 132 132 1
  Helegeli Island Resort       1979 20 46.7 100 100 100 100 1
  Huvafenfushi (K. Nakachchaafushi)       1979 80 25.7 102 102 102 102 1
  Island of Bolifushi       1982 64 12.0 110 110 110 110 1
  Kandooma Tourist Resort  **      1985 98 27.4 204 204 204 322 2
  Club Med Kanifinolhu      1978 18 19.3 378 444 444 444 2
  Kurumba Maldives       1972 60 3.2 362 362 362 362 2
  Lagoona Beach Resort      1974 90 11.3 258 258 258 258 1
  Makunudhoo Island      1983 58 38.6 74 74 74 74 0
  Meeru Island Resort      1978 128 37.0 518 518 570 570 3
  Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort      1979 36 51.5 268 268 268 268 1
  One & Only Reethi Rah      1979 24 64.4 264 264 264 264 1
  Naladhu 1986 32 27.0 112 112 138 138 1
  Paradise Island Resort & Spa       1979 24 9.6 520 520 520 568 3
  Rihiveli Beach Resort      1980 40 40.2 100 100 100 100 1
  Soneva Gili Resort & Spa (Hudhuveli)      1980 12 9.7 94 94 94 94 0
  Summer Island Village / Ziyaaraiyfushi 1983 58 35.0 216 216 216 216 1
  Taj Coral Reef Resort / Hembadhu Island 1982 68 32.2 132 132 132 132 1
  Taj Exortica Resort & Spa Maldives / Embudhoo Finolhu 1983 20 12.9 128 128 128 128 1
  Thulhaagiri Island Resort      1980 44 11.0 138 138 138 138 1
  Vaadhoo Island Resort      1978 18 8.0 66 66 66 66 0
North Ari Atoll (AA) 1,782 1,836 1,858 1,928 10
  Adhaaran Club Bathala      1983 20 48.3 90 90 90 90 0
  Ellaidhu Tourist Resort      1985 32 54.0 156 156 176 224 1
  Gangehi Island Resort      1987 50 77.2 50 50 50 72 0
  Halaveli Holiday Village      1982 30 36.0 112 112 112 112 1
  Kuramathi Tourist Resort      1977 48 56.3 580 580 580 580 3
  Maayaafushi Tourist Resort      1983 48 63.0 150 150 150 150 1
  Madoogali  Resort      1989 70 77.2 112 112 112 112 1
  Nika Island Resort      1983 30 69.2 76 76 76 76 0
  Velidhu Island Resort 1989 22 80.5 200 200 200 200 1
  Veligandu Island      1984 34 51.0 146 146 148 148 1
  W Retreat & Spa Maldives Fesdhu      1982 90 72.4 110 164 164 164 1
South Ari Atoll (ADh) 3,196 3,196 3,200 3,312 17
  Angaga Island Resort      1989 100 85.0 140 140 140 140 1
  Athurugau Island Resort      1990 79 90.0 98 98 98 98 0
  Conrad Maldives Rangali Island 1992 80 96.6 304 304 304 304 2
  Holiday Island 1994 284 93.0 284 284 284 284 1
  Kuda Rah Island Resort      1984 50 88.5 60 60 60 60 0
  Lily Beach Resort 1994 168 85.0 170 170 170 170 1
  Machchafushi Island Resort   1992 96 95.0 128 128 128 128 1
  Mirihi Island Resort       1989 36 112.6 72 72 72 72 0
  Moofushi Island Resort      1990 84 80.0 124 124 124 124 1
  Ranveli Village 1991 112 77.0 112 112 112 112 1
  Sun Island Resort & Spa / Nalaguraidhoo 1998 700 99.8 852 852 852 852 4
  Thundufushi Island Resort      1990 74 80.5 94 94 94 94 0
  Twin Island      1991 60 54.7 94 94 98 98 0
  Vakarufalhi Island Resort 1994 100 90.0 100 100 100 100 1
  Vilamendhoo Island Resort 1994 200 48.3 282 282 282 282 1
  Diva Maldives 1988 180 104.0 282 282 282 394 2
Felidhu Atoll (V) 350 350 350 350 2
  Alimatha Aquatic Resort      1975 20 48.0 260 260 260 260 1
  Dhiggiri Tourist Resort      1982 50 32.0 90 90 90 90 0
Mulakatholhu (M) 400 400 400 400 2
  Chaaya Lagoon Hakuraa Huraa  1999 72 128.7 160 160 160 160 1
  Medhufushi Island Resort  ** 2000 240 128.7 240 240 240 240 1
North Nilandhe Atoll (F) 250 250 250 250 1
  Filitheyo Island Resort 1999 250 120.7 250 250 250 250 1
South Nilandhe Atoll (D) 324 324 324 324 2
  Angsana Resort and Spa Maldives Velavaru 1998 50 125.0 168 168 168 168 1
  Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort  1998 136 128.7 156 156 156 156 1
North Thiladhunmathi Atoll (HA) 50 90 390 432 2
  Island Hideaway at Dhonakulhi Maldives, Spa Resort & Marina 2005 50 250.0 50 90 90 90 0
  Cinnamon Island Alidhoo 2007 66 300.0 - 200 200 1
  The Beach House at Manafaru Maldives 2007 100 337.0 - 100 142 1
Addu Atoll (S) 0 546 546 3
  Handhufushi (Herethere) 2007 106 480.0 - 546 546 3
South Miladhunmadulu Atoll (N) 324 0 0 400 2
  Irufushi Beach & Spa Resort (Medhafushi) 2008 200 238.0 168 - - 300 2
  Zitahli Resort & Spa, Kudafunafaru 2008 100 180.0 156 - - 100 1
* Resorts beds include marinas
** Resort Closed due to tsunami
Source: Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture