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Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo

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Washington,Tyne&Wear UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from 10 nights at this Maldivian resort. This is the 4th visit to the Maldives. A different island every time. First the positives: staff very friendly, especially the main bar staff. This bar was a lovely place to chill and watch the sunsets, brand new furniture too. Restaurant was fine , breakfasts lovely and lots to choose from... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We appreciate you taking time to share your perceptions and feedback and will look into the same to ensure that our services are bettered. We are very pleased to know that your overall stay was wonderful and that you have created fond memories... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time at resort second time in the Maldives. Booked flights with Qatar airways from Heathrow to Male via Doha all worked really well apart from connection time in Doha was very tight to say the least. As we were getting off the first flight last call was sounding out for our connecting flight and the distance between respective gates... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We value your feedback and thank you for sharing the same, giving us the opportunity to rectify our services rendered. On the other hand, it is our delight to know that you have had a pleasant and memorable stay at Ellaidhoo. We look... More 

Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelled here in October 2012, having been to their sister island Chaaya Lagoon (and loved it) we were really looking forward to trying another of the Chaaya resorts. For snorkelling on this island you have to enter at set points/channels. There is very little beach so we ended up sun bathing at the end of a concrete breaker. The food... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and apologize that our resort did not match your expectations. Nonetheless, we do hope you' would consider returning someday, giving us the opportunity to create a better experience. Cheers! More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have just returned from 2 weeks at Ellaidhoo. This is our 4 consecutive time in a row. My husband Tim snorkles around the island and thoroughly enjoys it. The only concern we had this year were chineese people standing on the corals even though they had been told several times. My husband spoke to management about this and was... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. Thank you for taking time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. A big thank you for choosing to vacation with us ,but most importantly for your continued patronage to Ellaidhoo. It is our pleasure to make your stay memorable and we look... More 

Horley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 10 day holiday on this amazing island, we chose it after a personal recommendation and for the great reviews it had received on this site. Well it certainly lived up to all that was said about it! the staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough for you, there was a good variety of food for all... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. A very big thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your wonderful feedback on Trip Advisor. It has been a thorough delight for us to create fond memories for you during your Holiday. And we thank you for giving... More 

Driffield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let's face it - if you are on an island in the Maldives it is always going to be pretty amazing, so I have to apologise for sounding "picky" but this was not my best experience. There were two things that let it down for me - the first is the often mentioned "wall" diving the good snorkelling from the... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience and feedback on Trip Advisor, and will look into the same, as we are focused on continuous improvements of the services rendered and standards maintained. Our Chef and his team takes pride in catering... More 

sheffield
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit is my 5th island in the Maldives and although it was a fairly pleasant experience I don`t think I will return. Having studied a map of the island I requested a beach bungalow on the south side (301 to 311) due to a perimeter wall protecting the rest of the island`s dwellings. They housed us in 301 next... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. It has been a great pleasure having you stayed with us for a special holiday. We really appreciate your detailed feedback on your recent holiday with us . Your comments pertaining to protect the corals,reef and marine species are highly valued and will... More 

York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just returned from a week on this amazing island. this was our first trip to the Maldives and it was wonderful! not long enough! It was so exciting to arrive by sea plane and then greeted warmly by the lovely Nazeil on a little raft in the middle of the sea. < Before the boat arrived to take us... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. Thank you for remembering us after all this time. It makes us feel extra special and are very pleased to know that we have made a lasting impression on you. we thank you for taking time to share your incredible experience on trip... More 

United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd visit to the Maldives. Last time we stayed at another resort (much more expensive than CRE ). We arrived by boat after a long flight from London to Doha to Male. At first the boat ride was exciting - but after 45 mins - it felt too long and the sea was very choppy. Suggest take... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We are pleased to know that you have had a wonderful time, and thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. Thank you for choosing us as your spontaneous getaway, but most importantly for sharing your experience and feedback, which we will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I need to point out that this was our first visit to the Maldives so I cannot compare to other Islands. We travelled business class with Sri Lankan airways and the journey was faultless, I was especially impressed with the smooth transfers at Male and the many helpful people who pointed you in the right direction for the Sea... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review of your holiday experience. We also thank you for the very appreciative comments, as this boosts our team's morale to deliver better service. We look forward to welcoming you back someday, for... More 

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Address: Ellaidhoo Island
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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