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Rihiveli Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 South Male Atoll
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently my family went for a short trip to Maldives island . Based on info collected from all the webs, blogs and of course trip advisor we decided to stay in a resort named Rihiveli simply means 'Silversand' in dhivehi language.As we in group of 12people (8adults+4children) we booked 4 rooms.We were told all the rooms without aircond , tv... More 

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited rihiveli from 24th oct -27th oct. The moment we reached airport , rihiveli staff was waiting for us . Surprisingly he didnot have any placards and dint even check our names . Just by seeing his tshirt we recognized him. He asked us to wait for sometime but then arranged a separate speed boat for us . On... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The boat takes about an hour to get to their island and they have a shoes off policy the minute you step onto the island (obviously if you want to wear shoes you can, but why bother going to an island if you aren't going to live the island lifestyle). A quick check in and then they showed us our... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings! We are very grateful for your kind and encouraging review which The team is delighted to have created unique moments whilst you were on the island. We look forward to welcoming you again! Tropical regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had the best holiday in this amazing resort. Beautiful location, clear waters and a lot of fun things to do. We also like the concept of "back to basics" where u dont have a TV and internet in your room. Its actually good to have a break from all these technology and just enjoy the nature has to offer... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Greetings! We were delighted reading that you have had a great time with us. We would like to thank you for your kind and encouraging review which we have shared with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to our shores. Tropical regards More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Me, my boyfriend, his cousin and his wife visited rihiveli from 17 oct to 22 oct. The moment we reach airport we waited awhile for the rihiveli staff to welcome us. We were told by the staff we have to wait for another guest for 2 hours before we proceed to the resort. At that moment, when i heard that... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jessy, Greetings from Rihiveli Maldives! Let me start of by thanking you for your kind comments and for taking the time to post your review. The sentiments regarding your experience were uplifting to read,despite having waited for 2 hours at the airport, you had a different twist upon your arrival. We greatly appreciate the comments in favor of Wasantha... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

What to say about this beautiful place, I spend a memorable 5 days in this Island and it took my breath away, I loved the fact that they are keeping the Island so natural, a wonderful place to have a perfect vacation, a quite expensive however it deserve every Dollar we paid, the staff are so friendly an the bungalow... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mismaili, Thank you for these delightful views on Rihiveli Maldives! We really feel happy to hear that your holidays were memorable,and we strongly believe that Rihiveli is a very down to earth,nature-friendly resort ! we are glad that Rihiveli is also value for money and indeed we are keeping the island as it is, with the same spirit! It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

There is simply no where I would prefer for a relaxation. Rihiveli gives you amazing sceneries each moment in front of your eyes every morning and evening. From the moment arrived to Rihiveli we were welcome by taking our shoes off , at the beginning it was something not expected, but it was the first moment where they escort us... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kasun, Greetings from Rihiveli Maldives..! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for posting your review and sharing with us your exceptional experience here with us. We are delighted to read from your feedback that the team have managed to ensure your stay was a memorable one and that you enjoyed all aspect of the resort... More 

Doha, Qatar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I had booked this hotel for a few days at the end of a boat trip in the Maldives. Unfortunately, we were left wishing we'd ended our holiday at the end of our boat trip. The island, is stunning. A beautiful location with a couple of small islands to swim to nearby. Unfortunately, the beaches are not... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for sharing with us your views on the stay you spend on our patch of sand. We are disappointed noting that you have not connected with the island and understood its concept. We wish we could have met you and discuss about these disappointments. Indeed the island is an heaven for relaxation, conviviality and experiencing nature... More 

Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Welcome to heaven/paradise/dreamland/garden of Eden... Left to right top to bottom east/west/north and south this place is pure perfection!!! Rihiveli has everything one could ask for the perfect holiday (I could actually live here). Amazing food, great atmosphere, super fun people, a ton of places to explore (above and underwater) and most importantly back to basics, pure outstanding beach and... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Roy, Greetings! We would like to thank you for sharing with us & the other readers your heartfelt impressions of your stay with us! Indeed, you need to let your emotions capture the essence of the island, words would not. Hoping to seeing you again soon Tropical regards More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It takes a lot for me to write a review. But after my visit to Rihiveli, I feel compelled to! The place is simply amazing! After a hectic summer, I needed somewhere to chill out and relax. Travelling on my own however, I also wanted somewhere I could participate in activities that interested me and not be isolated in a... More 

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Madoorappen V, Front Office Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sophie, Greetings! We heartedly appreciate the kind words you have shared with us and the Trip Advisor readers. Indeed, Rihiveli is a lifestyle destination...this island epitomize what Maldives truly is, and allow a very hassle free, presonal and relaxing time! Simplicity & uniqueness...one where you find yourself. We hope welcoming you to our shores soon Tropical regards More 

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Address: South Male Atoll
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Mahaanaelhihuraa Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rihiveli Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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