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Rihiveli Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   South Male Atoll
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rihiveli was our last minute honeymoon destination since Maldives requires visa on arrival. Based on the trip advisor ratings, I had high expectations from it. Probably this is the reason why I was a little disappointed. WHAT WORKS: - Pick up and drop from/ to the airport was prompt and convenient. - Very friendly staff - Stephen, Gayle, Vishnu and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent only one day here at this resort on a day trip from another island at the end of July, 2014. I can't comment on the rooms but I can say the hospitality is excellent at the resort and the lunch buffet offered that day was excellent. The grounds of the resort were clean and spotless and beautiful. The... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had a wonderful time at Rihiveli Beach Resort with my family this summer. I am amazed by how friendly and helpful the staff were. The food and drinks were brilliant, with a variety of themes for each night of the week. As always, the beach and the view of the ocean were beautiful, especially at the GM cocktail which... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you want to kick off your shoes, and leave your everyday stresses behind.. come stay here, this place is amazing. The resort is stunning, covered in lush greenery and surrounded by a clear crystal blue lagoon. The rooms have everything you need, a big comfy double bed, tea/coffee/water, a nice bathroom with a good rain shower, and more importantly... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SkellyDXB, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on our resort. We are a unique concept , very rare in Maldives where our guests can enjoy the laid-back features amidst a breathtaking location indeed! Very happy that you enjoyed and made the most of it. Please do come back as soon as you can!! Best regards... More

Maldives
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It was amazing ! Nice staff -like a family .but best in hospitality for all guests . We were so relaxed with the nature .It is so simple & heart touching to all busy lives who loves nature.A boat ride to small islands is a good idea of yours. :) Food is delicious...Eco-friendly ,clean & tidy rooms .The own hammock... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Supunika, Thank you very much for your nice comments! we are grateful to you for having recognised and highly valued our concept and our people! Looking forward to welcome you again, Best regards from Bruce and Rihiveli team!! More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A great thanks to the whole team of Rihiveli (Valerie, Gaelle et Stephane:-) for this very warm welcome! We had a great time thanks to you guys! The place is just amazing and the hotel very friendly. There are plenty of activities (euro divers did a great job). And the food is very good! We will come back:-) Virginie and... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vivirubio, Thanks a lot for your nice feedback, very kind of you to have shared your views on our resort, it's people and your overall experience! Please do visit us again ! Best regards from Bruce and Rihiveli team More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My boyfriend and I traveled to Rihiveli recently from Dubai. We are both cabin crew and so have a LOT of experience with hotels and traveling. Upon arrival we were greeted by two very friendly and helpful french ladies and given welcome drinks by a very sweet local man. They also helped us take our luggage from the boat to... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lillymelaine, Thank you very much for your beautiful comments on our property.It is very nice to read that you had a good time. We always highly value the constructive comments from our guests, yours are most welcome as well and very positively received as a drive to move forward, we will work on it! Come back to us soon!... More

Vilnius, Lithuania
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We spent our honeymoon at Rihiveli in February and it was an amazing holiday! The first thing you do when you step out of the boat is take off your shoes and you forget about them for as long as you're on the island. Each bungalow is like a separate private house where you barely see any neighbors and get... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Doci09! Thank you very much for your detailed synopsis of Rihiveli! We read it with excitement and great interest .Your description matches so closely to our resort and our people! True , Rihiveli is magical, once you come here you feel like not going back to the hustle and bustle of our City life! We are all looking forward... More

Killaloe
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went as a family of 5 for 7 days in Rihiveli at the end of June 2014 and I have to say it lived up to everything I had read about it. We were met off the boat after a 1 hour transfer via the Holiday Inn resort, by the English speaking French front desk staff who immediately put... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you so much for sharing your views ,we are delighted to learn that your stay with the family went on very well. Your description of our facilities and services are crystal clear and very close to reality.We pride ourselves meeting our guests' expectations and we feel very sad when our guests leave our resort. Indeed, we will... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just spent five wonderful days at Rihiveli with my two daughters. The resort, which is one of the first to be established in the Maldives, is located on arguably one of the most stunning islands in the Maldives. Its surrounded by a very large and beautiful blue lagoon, with two smaller islands opposite, to which one can kayak or walk.... More

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Bruce B, General Manager at Rihiveli Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Andre M, Very happy to read that you had a wonderful time at Rihiveli and thank you for sharing your honest views with our Rihiveli Followers! Indeed, as you experienced daily while here, we have no gimmicks or artificial perks at Rihiveli, everything comes from the heart and this is the UNIQUENESS of our people ! Please do come... More

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Additional Information about Rihiveli Beach Resort

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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