*29 December 2018, GAN:* Equator Village Maldives has won “best airport hotel” for a second year running, at the prestigious MATATO travel awards, held at Paradise Island Resort on Thursday. Equator Village won the award, seeing off competition from Hulhule Airport Hotel, and Champa Central in Male’.
Located in Gan island, Addu atoll, Equator Village enjoys a quiet, beach-side location and is just 5 minutes’ drive from Gan International Airport. The resort is popular with holidaymakers, flight crew, and transit passengers alike.
The colonial style resort, housed in what was once the British RAF Sergeant’s Mess, has 78 rooms set amongst pretty, English flower gardens. Recent refurbishments to the swimming pool, spa, and gym, as well as restaurant, bar, and reception has given the resort a fresh new look.
As well as numerous daily flights to Male’, Sri Lankan airlines operates direct flights from Gan to Colombo, and South African Airlines recently started a weekly charter from Johannesburg to Gan.