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Chaaya Island Dhonveli

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Kanuoiy Huraa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location: If here for romance and you can afford it, get a room on the water. You literally see and feel the waves come through your room in a safe and romantic way. The waves are gorgeous and the island very nice. The bars literally overlook the water and waves crash against them. Food: A very good variety of breakfast... More

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Fareham, Hampshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided last minute to book a holiday to the Maldives and chose this resort because it was cheaper than the rest, but still allowed us to stay in a water bungalow which was our main requirement. Checking in: Warning for people arriving in the morning - we arrived at 10am, exhausted after our overnight flight, but could not access... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to chaaya for our honeymoon in July 2010.. Must say we had an awesome time... The place is beautiful with sea all around you.. Manu people compalin that you can not do much there but trust me even if you walk and explore the whole island it will take you a week.. Its a beautiful island we stayed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in an over water bungalow. The accommodation was excellent but the water got a bit rough at times and broke off our steps into the water at one point!!! Would have preferred to stay in the over water suites in the lagoon - much calmer waters!!!! Great for snorkelling in the lagoon. Recommend the Dolphin Safari Trip. The staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hotel, lovely staff, excellent chef- I stayed here 2012 august!! Best holiday ever! Chef made everything we wanted as we are vegetarian. Only will go back if chef there! Made our stay amazing!!! Food great , snorkelling is amazing. Only down side Is Asian travellers scream and shouting outside our room on the beach as early as 6am in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in this resort for 10 days during our Honeymoon in 2012. The room we had booked was a water bungalow and it was a fantastic choice. It was spacious, with massive bathroom that had walk-in shower and a hot-tub. Bungalows also had a little terrace with a ladder so you could pop-in to the water. Bottle water... More

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Chaaya Island Dhonveli, responded to this review

Greetings from Dhonveli team and staff! Thank you for your quick feedback on your busy schedule. We are delighted to know that you love the natural beauty of Maldives and our verity of food selection. I will pass your compliments to out chef and other colleges. They will be delight to know that they made you feel wonderful.. Thank you... More

Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my wife went to Chaaya Dhonveli in mid June'14 for our honeymoon. If I have to finish the review in one line then It will be "They left no stone unturned to make it an amazing experience" As soon as we reached Chaaya's counter at airport, we were greeted with big smile and we got our speed boat... More

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Chaaya Island Dhonveli, responded to this review

Greetings from the Dhonveli team! Thank you for your review of your brilliant review. I am happy to hear that you fell in love with Maldives. We are delighted that our resort met with your expectations and that your holiday was fantastic. As a hotel we are dedicated to ensuring that our guests have the best possible experience and our... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with my family for a week in June. I immediately felt like this hotel was trying to appear like a five star hotel however came up short. When we arrived to the island, we were greeted with juice from the box- a bad first sign when fresh juice could have easily been used. We were nickeled and dimed.... More

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Chaaya Island Dhonveli, responded to this review

Greetings from the Dhonveli team! Thank you for submitting your feedback on trip advisor. It's important for us to know your thoughts as it helps us to grow as a resort family. We regret your unhappiness over our inability on sport equipment and late night flood lights. This has been strongly recommended to management and we assure that we will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed there for four nights in the early 2013( a very late review indeed) .Everything in the resort was almost perfect - food, service and definitely the over water suite where we stayed. It was truly a memorable stay.

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Chaaya Island Dhonveli, responded to this review

Greetings from the Dhonveli team! Thank you for your very enthusiastic lines. How gratifying it is for us to read from you after such long time. Its visible that your holiday was such memorable as you wrote to us even after a year. We will share your positive feedback with the entire team and certainly trust that we will have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here for 10 days and we can advise that it was amazing, the rooms are big, the cleanliness is perfect, they change your sheets and towels twice a day. The staff is always smiling and super helpful and there is no need to talk about the absolutely amazing ocean and lovely weather. We went in July and... More

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Chaaya Island Dhonveli, responded to this review

Greetings from the Dhonveli team! Thank you for submitting your feedback and your Amazing experience with us here at Chayya Island Dhonveli. We are delighted that our resort met with your expectations and that your holiday was fantastic. We are glade even weather was favorable during your stay. We will share your positive feedback with the entire team and certainly... More

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Address: Kanuoiy Huraa
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Farukolhufushi Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chaaya Island Dhonveli 4*
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Chaaya Island Dhonveli Hotel North Male Atoll
Chaaya Island Dhonveli Resort
Dhonveli Beach Spa

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Chaaya Island Dhonveli is Kaafu Atoll's best-kept secret for its world famous surf point known as Pasta Point. Located in the heart of the best surf areas, the island is a paradise for water sports lovers. Surfing, Diving, Snorkeling, Canoeing, Pedalo are hot favorites while Outdoor sports such as Tennis, Beach Volley Ball and Badminton are also available. This exqusite island resort offers lavish living spaces with 148 stylish rooms and six restaurants and bars. ... more   less 
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