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Filitheyo Island Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Filitheyo Island, 20188
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Faafu Atoll
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Fedor-and-Rivka Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Filitheyo is a nice sized island; not too big, but certainly not too small. There’s a nice patch of sand in front of the beach bungalows, so you can enjoy a swim right away. The bungalows are decent and have a good size. The outside bathroom is very nice. Who wouldn’t enjoy having a shower under the stars? It’s not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lengthy tour of Sri Lanka the transfer to this resort by seaplane was a complete contrast to days of travelling in jungle and dry areas, and a fantastic experience. Not only faster than by sea the views of the atolls and surrounding islands made the flight very special. A smooth transfer, then a boat to the island and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Liking romantic moon walk? Loving great foods and wines? Enjoying the passionat lovemaking in a wonderfuls comfy bed? Then Filitheyo is the place for you honeymoon!!! We spending 10 day at Filitheyo in the beach bungalow villa which is perfect. Our man who work for us keeping everything lovely was Nayim, a very kind and beautiful person, who making amazings... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two weeks on this island in November last year. It was every bit as good as dreamed. Excellent food, friendly staff, great diving and sea life. Saw more dolphins, sharks and rays than you can shake a stick at.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this resort because of the house reef reports and we were not disappointed. We always take our own gear. Do wearable light weight wet- suit so you don't burn on our back in the hot sun , especially if you snorkel for hours as we do. This is the easiest snorkelling we have ever done, just 10 m from... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in water bungalow for a week and it was heavenly, everything we had hoped for!..I echo the comments of the previous couple of authors, both reports I can entirely corroborate, however, the overall package was fantastic. We had hoped for, great weather, great food, great sealife, peace & quiet and a perfect place for R&R and each box... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been before to Maldives at 5 star resorts. This is a true 4 star and although it needs some serious renovation, it feels good and we would definitely return. The beauty lies on the fact that the place is blessed by whoever created nature. It feels natural compared to all the other 5 star resorts. Can't beat that! So, nature... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Island is a complete joy. A perfect welcome after a 30minute sea plane journey. All staff here are very friendly and couldnt do enough to look after us during our whole stay. Our Superior villa 69 had a great stretch of beach and directly opposite exit 6 on the House Reef. Rooms are large, comftable and very clean. House... More

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bracknell england
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the adventure was arriving by seaplane, something my wife and I had never experienced. We had also never been snorkeling and as in our late 60's this was quite an adventure in itself. We stayed in a water villa which was great although walking up and down the wooden walkway could prove tough - I must explain. Having... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

They know how to make a first impression, the staff who were there to receive us were very welcoming. Me and my husband, we stayed in a Water Villa overlooking the lagoon. We really enjoyed spending time on the Maldivian type swing. I would definitely consider coming back next or or so. We had such a great time and we... More

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Also Known As:
Filitheyo Island Hotel Faafu Atoll
Filitheyo Island Hotel
Hotel Filitheyo Island
Filitheyo Island Resort Maldives/Faafu Atoll
Address: Filitheyo Island, 20188
Location: Maldives > Faafu Atoll
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Faafu Atoll
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Filitheyo Island Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Filitheyo is the only island resort in the unspoiled Faafu Atoll. A natural tropical Island, which is lush in vegetation and surrounded by a stunning house reef. The resort offers guest what can be only be described as a barefoot luxury retreat. ... more   less 
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