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Equator Village

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Gan Island
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North Somerset
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth visit to these fantastic Islands ...we have visited at lease four or five on each visit . My favourite of all the islands . This island has locals living here so you can interact with them and their families a great plus. A great way to see the island is by bicycle-free hire from the hotel... More 

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4 Thank TriggerNorthSomerset
UK
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

The Maldives is normally all about a fabricated experience of luxury and secluded beaches, what we in the west think to be paradise. Now whilst that is not to be scorned and well worth doing EQ offers a VERY DIFFERENT take on paradise. If you want secluded luxury this is NOT FOR YOU, if you want value for money, some... More 

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6 Thank LAL:London
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This was our last trip to the Maldives, both of us over 60 and it is quite a long demanding trip, so we decided to try the Equator Village. Three legs trip with a total of more than 18 hours to arrive at destination. The last connection with the internal fly from Male was the most tiring because of almost... More 

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3 Thank Gualtiero B
Keerbergen, Belgium
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I've been in Maldives a couple of times and overtime it was amazing! Except for this time. I was here for 1 night on business. Luckily only 1 night. The hotel looks old, really old. It doesn't have a real beach. The swimming pool is nice. The rooms are terrible. All-in is not all-in, if you want a midday snack... More 

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3 Thank Christophe G
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Equator Village situated on Gan, the southern most island of the Maldvies and Addu Atoll, is a little like Marmite, you will either love it or hate it; we loved it. A former RAF base, Gan is 70mins by domestic flight from Male and south of the equator hence the name. The restuarant, bar and reception areas are in the... More 

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7 Thank Jennie D
Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Good: - Nice staff. - Nice view. - Very relaxing and quite place. Bad: - Diving equipment and clothes were stolen from two guests. Even though the guests complained to the hotel manager, he didn't do anything regarding it, no compensation, not a thorough investigation, and not making the customer satisfied after those incidents. - In the "All include" package... More 

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3 Thank B B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Recently returned from two weeks of total relaxation. Even though the hotel was quiet with seven of us the first week and fourteen the second the service and choice of food in the dining room was very good in fact sometimes it was difficult to decide which of the excellent dishes to opt for. The drinks on the all inclusive... More 

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2 Thank Vshuffley
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from Eqautor village on GAN Island where we had an amazing two weeks even tho there was only six of us in whole complex it didn't detract from the service we were given. The food was very varied and enjoyable and they tried to cater for all nationalities if not chef understood what you wanted and if they... More 

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8 Thank LLECKEY52
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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172 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

OK, lets be clear, it's a resort. Not a guesthouse run by locals. It's a resort but on the chill, downplayed side, not a hipster show-off place. It's not the best for children but our 4 year old is a charm if she gets to swim all day and watch a few cartoons she's down for it. Nothing else for... More 

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4 Thank Amesthyite
leicester
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited this beautiful Island in June with my husband and friends. We have visited three other islands in the Maldives and they are all beautiful and were all very different. Equator village stands out as our favourite for many reasons one being the staff !! Especially Madatt our waiter who looked after us all holiday he even came to the... More 

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