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Secret Paradise

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Huvandhumaa Higun, Hulhumale 23052
+960 335-5590
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Specializing in daily adventure and cultural tours from Hulhumale and Male, as well as multi day local island hopping tours throughout the Maldives. Our scheduled daily tours are guaranteed to be no more than 6 guests and we offer private and tailor made itineraries. Come adventure with us and experience the best of our paradise island home. You can expect to receive value for money and exceptional service from the moment of enquiry. Our experienced local guiding team are certified in first aid and life saving skills and have all completed the Be a Better Guide qualification promising you comfort, safety and a memorable experience.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Huvandhumaa Higun, Hulhumale 23052
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On the ferry to the airport, I was checking out the options of things to do in Hulhumale... I had 9 hours to kill before my flight. I emailed Secret Paradise and literally got an answer right away. Ruth offered me a 3 hour walking...More

Thank Soprano_acadienne
Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent my 35th birthday in Maldives and I had a blast. Though I traveled solo, I never felt so alone when I was there. I'm happy that Ruth and Kamey gave me a Maldivian experience. Somehow, I felt like I have a family there....More

Thank 82_Maye
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Ellen, It was our pleasure! We wanted to ensure you had not just a great holiday but a memorable birthday so it is great to hear this was achieved and you had an 'awesome experience'. You will always have a Maldives 'family' here plus...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 on a cruise ship which had a 1 day stop over in Male. We pre-arranged a trip with Secret Paradise to an island for the day. They were very responsive to any emails and met us on the wharf...More

Thank rjbond
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to place your review it is appreciated. I am pleased to learn that you felt we offered great service, communication and value for money as this is what we aim to achieve with each of our guests, so great to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I decided to try a Discover Scuba dive for the first time while in the Maldives. I was lucky enough to google it and find Secret Paradise. Ruth, the lady who I was dealing with was such a pleasure to talk to,...More

Thank tiagoheart
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, it was my pleasure to assist and to ensure you were able to enjoy your down time between work shifts! Great to hear you enjoyed your Discover Scuba Dive, I hope that the dive team have given you the bug to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the Male airport at around 8:15am and had half a day to spend until our speed boat transfer at 13:45pm. Hence we opted for the Secret Paradise Half Day City Tour of Male. To start with, I was highly impressed with the...More

Thank Pradhan P
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pradhan, Thanks for taking time to write your review. It was my pleasure to assist in organizing the city tour for you and answering your questions. It is also great to hear that Kamey started your Maldives holiday on a positive note and I...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My trip was short and unplanned but thanks to Ruth and Secret Paradise that it was well spent. JAf was very helpful too. My trip could not have been possible without secret paradise since it was rush. Ruth had my trust..More

Thank Rouie P
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Rouie, Thanks for your taking time out to write a review. I am glad we were able to assist during your short stay and that Zaf looked after you, even ensuring you had a taste of local life on your first evening, almost as...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day at our snorkeling experience in Male, we booked 3 days in advance but the tour we wanted was full, so Ruth was able to get us our own tour for six of us. On our way to the sandbar we...More

Thank JoseInsignares
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Jose, Thanks for taking time to write your review. I am pleased to hear that you had a great morning snorkeling and sampling a Maldivian picnic at the sandbank with Shaffaf. I can certainly appreciate your comments concerning the time, I too could spend...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

FABULOUS FANULOUS day, we tendered from the Azamara Journey and were picked up on time by Koko, speedboat departed from the same pier as we had been tendered to. We were able to customise our day with more emphasis on snorkelling. Koko took us to...More

Thank mrwiggypog
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Guys, Thank you for your review, Kokko will be delighted to learn that your Maldives tour was the highlight of your overall cruise! That is quite an accolade and it is feedback and comments like yours that remind me of exactly why myself and...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Our guide was Kokko and he was friendly and very service oriented. He ensured that we were comfortable and well informed during the tour. We are happy we got him as a guide!More

Thank white1307
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Hi Guys, Thanks for taking time to place your review, it is appreciated. From the photos I saw it did look like you had great fun on your sandbank and snorkeling trip with Kokko! I will be sure to share your feedback with him and...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Secret Paradise for having arranged our wonderful stay at the lovely Barefoot ecolodge. We thoroughly enjoyed the morning and sunset yoga sessions with Ramunni, the snorkling excursions and dives to witness the colourful sea life, the delicious breakfasts and dinners (fresh fruit,...More

Thank Lalibelulleurbaine
RuthSecretParadise, Director of Sales at Secret Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

You are most welcome! So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, it certainly sounds like you took full advantage of all the property has to offer. I can fully appreciate why you found it so hard to leave, my sentiments also when I visit....More

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Janith C
Hi, I am planing to tour Hulhumale for 3 nights 24/25/26th January with my family(wife and 1 year old kid). Just wondering what are the things that we can involve with on our tour ? please give me the information with cost ? Janith
26 December 2016|
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Response from RuthSecretParadise | Property representative |
Dear Janith, Great to hear you will be visiting the Maldives. We offer a wide range of guided tours and excursions, ranging from local experiences to walking tours and island hopping to sunset cruises, most of which will be... More
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Drishy
Is it necessary to know swimming to do snorkeling??
8 December 2016|
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Response from RuthSecretParadise | Property representative |
Hi Drishy, It is not necessary to know how to swim in order to snorkel, but you do need to be comfortable in the water. We provide buoyancy aids for all non swimmers and our guides will initially take you to a shallow... More
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RozW
I would like to contact Ruth for a cooking class when I am in Maldives for a week in December. Could you give me her contact info: email and phone number? Thanks in advance.
23 November 2016|
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Response from RuthSecretParadise | Property representative |
Hi Roz, You can contact us either through the website or email link at the top of our TripAdvisor page sales@secretparadise.mv. Look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Ruth
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