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Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas

4.0 of 5 P.O. Box 2019
#1 of 1 hotel in Athuruga Island
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  • Location
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing. Everyone else's reviews have already used all the superlatives. We were in a beach villa and felt that we were glad that we were; the ones over the water would have been a bit too set apart for our liking (we were there with our two teenage daughters, who were in the next door chalet, so were weren't after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a week with these people online. We arrived by float plane and was immediately met one-on-one to be introduced to our water villa. Free wifi, breakfast on your balcony, a squid outside your front door, sting rays swimming by at sunset, tuna hunting fish schools at sunrise, and three course meals at an over-water restaurant. Amazing guys. Heaven... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in a water villa for our honeymoon for 4 nights. Great food, super service and snorkelling is out of this world. Staff even helped us arrange a speedboat transfer to another resort when we had already booked a seaplane and helped us get a refund. Breakfast served in villa was dreamworthy. We fantasize about returning.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 9 nights in water villa number 1 in May...what can we say....we loved every second of our stay. Our water villa was a sunrise villa and faced the island looking across the lagoon. We loved sitting on our deck watching the world pass by, along with the clouds, boats and mooching fish. The villa is magnificent and I... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been 2 weeks in September and the island is awesome. Staff is very nice and always available when needed. They have Italian alcohol and it is not that common in Maldives. I love this place and I will come back for sure. The problem I saw is that the price in 3 years raise about 50%... But they are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Phenomenal!!.. that’s the closest I can describe the experience. Having stayed in over 26 higher star class hotels in 11 countries over the last 5 years, I must say Athuruga stood out by a fair margin. The management have somehow managed to remove the rigid and strictly business -like approach from the staff and have culminated a very warm and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely holiday at Athuruga. We were there in rainy season but were lucky to have only one night of rain. The hotel is really well managed and the team go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need. We stayed one night in the water villas and the rest in a beach family villa. Potentially 2... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I just came back from our honeymoon in Maldives. We spent 5 days in Athuruga Beach and 5 more days un Lux Maldives Resort. If you are looking to go on a romantic getaway with your partner to a place were you can unwind, relax and chill out, Athuruga is definitely the place you want to be.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a water villa the first week of July. Prior to arriving, our expectation was that this resort would only be 90% as good as the photo's and brouchures, however, if you can believe it, this island, the resort, the accommodation, the service, the management and staff make this a 110% location. We will definitely go back next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This island is truly beautiful. White sand, turquoise water, and panoramic views of the stunning Indian Ocean. We stayed for 10 nights in July 2014 in a sunset water villa which at this time of year are on the lagoon side (I believe at other times of the year they are on the reef side). We had sun all day,... More

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Additional Information about Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas

Address: P.O. Box 2019
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Athuruga Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas 4*
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Athuruga Island Resort is the twin island of its sister Thundufushi. The island comprises of a thick vegetation of coconut palms and surrounded by powdery beach which extends to one side of the island. The lagoon on this side is small and the superb house reef is within the swimming distance while on the other side the lagoon is very large, sandy and is ideal for paddling around. Athuruga Island resort is best described as an elegant and intimate holiday resort with a high standard of service which offers offer All Inclusive only. There are only 51 rooms, named as 46 Beach Bungalows and 05 garden Villas. Catamaran, laser boat, canoe, windsurfs offered free to guests who must be experienced & licensed for these activities. Snorkeling equipment are offered free against a deposit towards loss of damage. Free guided snorkeling on house reef daily. Free laundry service. Aerobic, stretching, water gym and dance lessons free of charge.1 sunset fishing and 1 fisherman island excursion per stay included free. Beach towels provided free. Free doctor's service and infirmary. ... more   less 
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