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Price of food and drink

Midlands
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Price of food and drink

Hi,

I'm soon to visit the beautiful holiday island in the Maldives but only on a half board basis. Can anyone advise me of the sort of prices I will be paying for alcohol and extra meals.

any other advice would be very welcome.

Thanks :-)

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1. Re: Price of food and drink

Hi Chancerbasil

The name of the island would be even more helpful

Regards

Doug

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2. Re: Price of food and drink

Would help wouldn't it !

South Ari Atoll, Holiday Island Resort

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3. Re: Price of food and drink

Same question for me... going to Medhufushi in 2 weeks! Can't wait, but just wondering exactly how pricey the food and drink is...

Thanks!

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Let's hope someone can help us. I've looked all over the web but can't really find anything ....

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5. Re: Price of food and drink

Chancerbasil - If you don't get any joy from forum members, you could try emailing the island to ask for info re prices. The address is :

info@holiday-island.com.mv

Midlands
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That's very helpful. Thanks

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7. Re: Price of food and drink

Rough guide to prices (current at October 2008):

coke: $5

shot of spirit: $5

mixer: $4

bottle of wine: $34 upwards

large bottle of water: $5

pint of beer: $7

so, very expensive. However, the food is not that bad for lunch (we were on half board).

plate of calamari and chips: $8 (enough for 2 people)

pizza: $12 (enough for 2)

Just remember that everything has to be flown/shipped in to this island - and that contributes heavily to the cost.

Hope that helps.

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8. Re: Price of food and drink

Just to warn you.....Don't know about these 2 islands but everywhere else I've been they have added 10% service charge onto the price of everything.

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sydney chick, when you said a large bottle of water was 5$.was that 1 litre or 2 litre bottle?

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