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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for second time in 3 years, new management but not big changes in concept. Still now you have to pay for Water Skying the place is a dream, most of the activities included, staff treats you making you feel at home, not just as another tourist. Good place for couples, or families, plenty of water actitivites and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed five nights at Rihiveli and we could have easily stayed for another week. The scenery though is out of this world and just sitting outside the bungalow overlooking the lagoon and the blue skies was as therapeutic as any session with a good psychologist. The bungalows have basic facilities but all is in good working order, the beds... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted directly after exiting customs, there was a bit of a wait ( nearly 2 hours as a mix up with other connecting passengers, however the staff in Male covered our bill at the coffee shop and were VERY apologetic) The speed boat is expensive but its comfortable and due to the location of the resort, was 45... More 

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Cabin John, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short 40min boat ride from the Malle airport and you arrive at a beautiful beach landing. The staff that greet you are very friendly and walk you to a nicely appointed bungalow. Note that there is no AC and no wifi in the rooms. It was cool enough (Dec) that we were fine without the AC. All food is... More 

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent overall stay' were greeted by smiling staff offering drinks at reception. Room amenities are basic which are closer to nature but AC is one thing which may be added. The beach is excellent and vast all around the island. The lagoon is superb and very very large. Non motorized water sports are free a big plus. Fountain water... More 

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

Dear Nisar A, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments with us and with our Trip advisor readers'. It is our aim to ensure that all our guests have excellent and unforgettable moment while being here from your arrival until your departure. As we keep our busy busy with our scheduled activities during the day, our evenings... More 

The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot say enough nice things about rihiveli. We have been twice as a family and found it great both times. Very informal, main spoken language is French. Best moments are pre dinner drinks while sun comes down and snorkelling trips. Really appreciated that when we left have the guests came to wave goodbye as well as the staff. Really recommend... More 

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

Dear Grandvaux, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay with us and with our Trip Advisor readers'. Indeed when you are relaxing infront of the breath-taking sunset having your cocktails are one of the best moments that you really enjoy. The marine life of the Maldives is simply amazing when you discover our coral... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from spending 5 days over Christmas as Rihiveli - it exceeded our expectations in every way. It is hard to decide where to go in the Maldives and a bit overwhelming as you read about the many resorts. We chose Rihiveli as it was 45 min speed boat ride from airport - so not too much... More 

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

Dear Ruth, Season's greetings..! We would like to thank you for sharing your beautiful comments with us and our readers' of Trip Advisor. We are happy to read that we have been able to ensure that your holidays is exceptional. It is our aim to meet and to go beyond guests' expectation in all ways, from the very first day,... More 

Munich, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 7 nights at Rihiveli in December 2014 and all our expectations were fulfilled. The main island and the lagoon with the two little islands are fantastic. The lagoon is home to dolphins, sharks and rays. The sole downside is that there is no coral reef which can be directly reached swimming from the beach, but this is compensated... More 

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

Dear Ste and Rob, We would like to thank you for sharing those lovely comments with us and our readers" It was a real pleasure having you here and we are glad to read that you had an unforgettable experience with us and all your expectations were fulfilled. Happy to read that you are definitely coming back and thanking you... More 

Ottawa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right off the start I have to say that of all the vacations and travelling my wife and I (and now with our 16 month baby girl) this most recent trip to Rihiveli was probably one of the best experiences we have had so far...and this is why. First off, those pictures you see of gorgeous waters, islands, dolphins, aquarium... More 

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

Dear Joseph and Lianne, We would like to thank you for sharing your views and feelings with us and our Trip Advisor Lovers'. We are in our continuous effort of going beyond our customers' expectations and reading your comments really brings in a lot of support. We try our maximum to ensure that all areas of the resort maintain the... More 

Ghaziabad, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned after spending 5 nights. The whole experience was excellent. Thanks to Vishnu, Alan, Samantha, Faisal, Amal, Anton, Samantha, Sakanaa, Celine and of course Lucky and Juliet for making our stay special. The warmth offered by the staff was wonderful and we have already started to miss this place. Thank you for the christmas olympics which we fully enjoyed... More 

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

Dear girman, We would like to thank you for sharing your comments with us and our Trip Advisor's readers'. Infact, we would also like to thank you for your participation during our Christmas acivities program, despite being helped.. :) it was a great pleasure having you amongst us and also our thought are with Malvika and regards to Geerish as... 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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