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Equator Village

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gan Island
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Gan Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014
lillamy78 Moscow, Russia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The hotel is no-noncence, clean and good. Thank God there's no disco, no karaoke, no nothing noisy! Rooms are spotless clean, tv, tea station, air-conditioner and bathroom facilities work excellently. The meals in an all-inclusive restaurant are just great: the curry dishes they cook are really the best I've ever tasted, and I've been to 5stars hotels!! But the hotel... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

You get a chance to discover life in Maldives with local culture. It is something more than being closed in tourist ghetto. There are possibilities like cycling around group of islands, snorkel trips by boat or boat trip to uninhabited island, etc.

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Marbella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My first trip to the Maldives was as an NCO with the Royal Air Force in the mid 1970's - the place RAF Gan. The base closed down in 1976 and is now a fashionable luxury resort. So back to the same venue to take a look. The original military facilities on the island have all now been adapted to... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have just got back from 2 weeks at the Equator Village, the staff are very friendly and so helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for all staff members, the food was excellent for choice and taste. The accommodation was a little dated but very comfortable. The free snorkelling excursions are unbelievably good value as was the island hopping trip.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I was stationed on Gan 1970/71 7 was eager to see how much it had changed, so went back on a re-union trip with several other ex-gannites. The Equator Village hotel was the old Sgts Mess, & apart from a coat of paint and a superb swimming pool, nothing had changed. The rooms were basic, but spotlessly clean. Not luxury,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Just returned from this resort and feel it important to comment - Having been lucky enough to visit the Maldives quite a few times this hotel and location was great. A chance to experience the real Maldive life style and not just the resort hotel, beach, drinks package. - Clean rooms, nice food, free snorkeling & island hop trips, free... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I long researched our Maldives holiday, we had a budget and were hoping to find 2 weeks all inclusive - well we did in spades. What excellent value 2 weeks at Equator Village turned out to be. The room was very comfortable, including a movie TV channel and an excellent shower. The food was delicious, freshly made soup at every... More 

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Elland, Halifax
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I'll keep this short or I would go on forever and ever. We loved everything about this hotel and the surrounding areas. Rooms, food, pool, gardens, bikes, all staff etc etc, brilliant. So much interesting history about Gan. Very underated place so go and find out for yourself. We will be be going again without a doubt. Best of both... More 

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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Equator Village is just like Bandos was 26 years ago when I last visited the Maldives, travelling on my own I didn't want to be a gooseberry among couples I just wanted to do my own thing which I did. No it's not the Ritz but I knew it wasn't before I booked to go, this was just the trip... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I have just returned from the best holiday i have had in the Maldives. I travelled with my partner we have quite different ideas for the perfect holiday my partner likes to spend most of the time sunbathing but i like to explore the place i am visiting so this holiday was just perfect for both of us. I have... More 

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Address: Gan Island
Location: Maldives > Addu Atoll > Gan Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Equator Village 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Equator Village Hotel Gan
Equator Village Seenu Atoll
Equator Village Maldives/Gan Island

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