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Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   P.O. Box 2019
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
totallyloveit Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Manama, Bahrain
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had booked the Diamonds Athuruga with Kuoni and were staying for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. The seaplane transfer was very smooth, and when we landed at the resort, a boat picked us up and we were welcomed by the resort manager Stephen. We had booked two nights in the beach villa and 5 nights in the water villa. Beach... More

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Port St. Mary, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Well what can you say?? Having lived in, traveled to and visited a lot of countries and stayed in a lot of places, from my backpacking days in Oz and Asia (more years ago then I like to think about!!) staying mostly in Hostels to many years later in many top class Hotels all over the world courtesy of my... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Totally fabulous place and amazing people. The island of picture postcards. Totally spoilt staying here. Can't wait to go back. Water villa a must beach apartments ok but a little dated. Definately the quiet peaceful getaway. The island of no news no shoes. Love to return here one day.

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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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