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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   (Formerly Adaaran Club Bathala)
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Bathala Island Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bathala Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I have just returned from staying here for 8 nights and I have never experienced such a beautiful place. We went as a group to the island for a diving trip and was not disappointed in any way. As soon as we where picked up the staff were absolutely amazing, and continued to be so throughout our stay. The diving... More

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Novigrad, Croatia
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

It was my 19th visit to Maldives,so I have quite a lot of experience with this destination.I am always looking for tranquil and genuine islands with extraordinary house reef,which lately is not exactly easy to find because of the growing number of luxury resorts there.Bathala has fully satisfied my claims and I was happy to hear,they don't intend to raise... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Bathala is my dream-Maldivian Island. You shouldn't get there if you want luxury, but if you want to relax and have great dives, it's perfect. The Werner Lau diving centre is one of the best I have known so far. Bathala has a spectacular house-reef, and the dive instructors always know the best places to go.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Bathala is a basic Maldivian Island without the frills and over the top luxury so often found on other Islands. Rooms are OK with good A.C. And comfy beds, although the decor could benefit from a refresh. The Diving was fabulous, run by an excellent Werner Lau dive centre and wonderful team of instructors who clearly love their diving and... More

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2 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

After we paid for our trip to Bathala we were told the resort is overbooked and we were offered another AAA-resort. The problem is we wanted to go to the north ari atoll where the diving is good, not to a resort without a house reef or in an atoll where the diving is pedestrian. Then we were told we... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

13th visit to the Maldives, first to Bathala. We chose it because it has not been blinged up with pools, spas etc and the diving is very good. However as we arrived for a 7 night holiday we were met off the boat by a wordless staff member who neither introduced herself or even said ‘welcome’. We were then told... More

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Baku, Azerbaijan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We arrived and were shown a bungalow in the 2nd row although there were better ones available. being our 4th visit, it will also be our last, we were not unprepared. It was shoes off from Day 1 and they did not go back on until we were on our way back to Male. We decided not to take mobile... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Idyllic island. Very rustic and simple. This was our 6th time to the Maldives. No mod cons such as tv or tea making facilities! Who needs them? No shoes, no news. We stayed over Xmas 2012. Gala dinner on Christmas Eve was lovely and staff had gone to a real effort. Great beach - just like walking on white sherbet.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed in - sorry; on - Bathala during a ten days' Christmas trip in 2012 to the Maldives. We have only good memories. Aware from the start that Bathala Resort is all about serious diving and snorkeling, not about infinity and other pools plus spa treatments, we had a super time. Shoes and socks come off on the jetty... More

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london uk
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Small island 1 hour by Maldives airplane taxi from Male. Can walk around island in 10 minutes...but benefit of staying in a small resort is that the staff get to know you. Rooms need updating but linen and towels fresh every day, it's clean and the food is excellent. Staff could not be more helpful and friendly. Dining room had... More

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Address: (Formerly Adaaran Club Bathala)
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Bathala Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bathala Island Resort 3*
Also Known As:
Adaaran Club Bathala Hotel Bathala Island
Adaaran Hotel Alifu Atoll
Adaaran Hotel Bathala
Bathala Island Resort Maldives

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Bathala Island Resort offers accommodation built around a typical diver’s schedule: morning dive, lunch, afternoon dive, relax on the beach, have a beer or two at the bar before dinner and maybe a little music and relaxation afterwards. Facilities are kept simple to suit the pace and character of island life. Highlights include restaurant theme nights, indoor games. ... more   less 
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