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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Experience world-class service at Finolhu Baa Atoll Located in the UNESCO world biosphere of Baa Atoll, Finolhu provides the ultimate island experience for guests. Each one of Finolhu’s villas are located either on the island’s beachfront or directly over the ocean waters. More than half of the villas feature a private pool, while every villa category offers a spacious living area with all the modern comforts of home. Finolhu offers elegant dining options, with the Beach Kitchen at its heart where guests can savour international favourites anytime of the day. Other choices include the toes-in-the-sand dining experience at Crab Shack, situated halfway along Finolhu’s marvellous sandbank, or the Japanese and Asian fine dining venue Kanusan. The boutique-style Arabian Grill celebrates the legendary spice blends of Middle Eastern flavours, while Milk LAB offers quick and easy snacks and superb coffees. Guests can enjoy a snack or drink along with spectacular views from the upper deck at the Beach Club. The Oceaneers Club keeps the little ones entertained with fantastic child-friendly activities and facilities, along with caring staff. The kids club features an outdoor play area with play set, dressing room, children’s pool and art studio. Discover immersive experiences at the dive centre offering a series of activities and excursions including snorkelling, diving, fishing, cruising and more. For exhilarating water adventures, guests can try the Watersports centre. The fully-equipped Fehi Spa fuses the very best of East and West in a pampering menu of holistic programmes and bespoke treatments expertly delivered in soothingly tranquil surrounds. The property offers an indoor and outdoor gym, yoga and meditation at the outdoor Yoga Pavilion or directly on the beach. Finolhu can be reached by a 30-minute scenic seaplane ride from Malé International Airport.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Children's playground
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Diving
Mini golf
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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English, French, Russian, Spanish and 9 more
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Claire A wrote a review Yesterday
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Amazing, Excellent, Awesome, everything you dream a Maldives Holiday would be. From arrival in Male, we were treated like Lords and Ladies, taken to a lovely 'lounge' for a lovely cuppa, and a much needed 'chill' before the 35 minute Seaplane adventure. At Finolhu, The whole team welcomed us with drinks; we felt 'at home' from the very first minute. The villas were extremely spacious. The bed was massive - plenty big enough for 2 (married) ladies on a girls holiday to sleep without disturbing the other! The outdoor space was huge and well appointed with sunbeds, sofas shade and steps down to the sea. There's a long boardwalk to the villas, which are about 1 km to and from the beach bar but there are always buggys to transport you -a quick call and they're there in seconds. After the boardwalk there's a white sand path shrouded in greenery where you would find the beach villas set back. Beautiful to walk through and walk on. The food in the Beach Kitchen was phenomenal for all the meals with themed nights. There's a Pizza bar and you could get 'fast food' in the beach bar all day long as well. Coffee was fantastic - Americano, French Press, Cappucino, Latte, Flat white - proper ground. I used to go on an early morning walk - about 2km right out to the end of the island and the restaurant manager would have a coffee ready for me as I walked past in a take out cup! Nothing was too much bother for anyone, any time. Staff all said Hello as they passed and everyone seemed to be going about their day with a smile. Kanusan Japanese Restaurant was sublime, One of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. Arabian Grill would have been my husband's favourite. Crab Shack you had to pay extra on top of All Inclusive for lobster and some other meals, You would HAVE to go all inclusive here, as everything would have worked out very expensive piecemeal! Cocktails were amazing (extra for certain ones) but the range of standard cocktails was enormous. I think there are people who would only drink Laphroaig for instance, and difficult to acquire so fair enough, Beach was white and clean and sunloungers and towels and cushions super comfortable, with bottled water and lemon grass infused flannels brought to you and waiter service all day long! There's a pool bar in the large infinity pool. Entertainment is a couple of acrobats doing fire shows and various shows. Watersports available but we never got round to that! The wonderful staff and the ambience made the trip for us.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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PaulandJulie22 wrote a review Jan 19
Cheshire, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
Visited the Maldives on 4 previous holidays and have seen 7 different resorts over las 15 years. Finolhu managed to exceed expectations on many levels and would be the only resort where I would consider returning. Not that there was anything wrong with previous visits, just like the variety and access to over 100 different resorts in the Maldives. Not a cheap resort, but everything was perfect, from the beautiful Ocean Pool Villa, food quality and choice, staff and overall service. Only couple of negative comments would be around the poor quality of the House Reef (Little if any hard and soft corals and invertebrate life). For an avid snorkeler and diver, this was disappointing compared with other House reefs at resorts previously visited. Also, extra trips / activities were very expensive in comparison with other experiences and probably as a result, appeared to be very under utilized / booked. Finolhu Management Team - Take Note
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Yuvraj Modi wrote a review Jan 19
Ahmedabad, India80 contributions25 helpful votes
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I’ve been to Maldives before and after so many search regarding resorts & properties we finally chose Finolhu baa atoll as our Honeymoon destination. Being a Pure vegetarian it’s always tough to find resorts in Maldives. But, seeing other reviews on trip-advisor we were much more relaxed about vegetarian and Indian vegetarian food. We booked this resort for 4 nights in which 2 Nights were booked on private pool villa & 2 nights were booked on ocean pool villa. We had taken all premium inclusive package in our plan for our entire stay which includes everything from minibar in package. We opted for sea plane transfers both way to save our time. After landing at Male we were warmly welcomed by Finolhu staff named Imraz at airport and were taken to the sea-plane terminal lounge in private transfer in their fleet of Mercedes cars. Finolhu’s Sea- plane lounge at terminal was quite relaxing and we were offered Cold towel, some snacks and beverages. Alas We didn’t get much time to explore lounge as we came to know that our sea-plane is departing very soon. Sea-plane experience was lovely and after 30 minutes of scenic flight we finally landed at Finolhu resort after almost 15 hours of journey. At the jetty we were warmly welcomed by Front office manager Sheyma and her colleague Saju. Welcome drinks were offered upon arrival which was quite refreshing. From here Saju took us to every corner of the resort in her buggy so we can know resort much better. After that she dropped us to our private pool villa. She was very kind and courteous. Our private pool villa was neat and clean decorated with beautiful, colourful interiors with heartwarming welcome note. Bathroom was huge and it offered all kind of amenities. Our Ocean pool villas was neat and clean as well and it was much bigger than it was shown in the pictures. Both the villas met our all kind of expectations to the most. Food was outstanding at Finolhu baa atoll. It was hard to believe we were ok small tropical island with the amount of food that’s available. Multiple restaurants and all were fantastic. We were used to take out most of the meal at beach kitchen restaurant. Beach kitchen has theme based buffet menu sets which were used to change everyday. We loved the Vegetarian/Indian food options available at Beach kitchen restaurant. Ram & Shyam at beach kitchen prepared all kind of vegetarian/Indian dishes for us upon prior request. Indian dishes they prepared were delicious. Whenever we were used to visit beach kitchen Restaurant staff Ali, Anastasya & Murugan were used to welcome us very warmly, they always made sure we get beach side tables so we can get better views of the beach and sea. We had planned our one dinner at Kanusan as well which serves lip smacking Asian cuisine. Milo at Kanusan helped us choosing vegetarian dishes from the menu. He explained and served us everything beautifully. Milo had a vast knowledge of cuisines at Kanusan I admit. I would like to thank to the whole restaurant staff including Murugan, Ali, Anastasya, Akram(Don’t forget to get you pictures clicked from Akram, when she’s roaming around. She captures beautiful pictures) & Milo. Jacob from photography team was excellent too. He captured some good photographs of us while we were staying there. Peter at diving school was helpful as well. He taught us some lessons about snorkelling & scuba. The staff from housekeeping to the senior management was 100% perfect. Honestly I can’t remember having such perfect service from a single resort. Basically Finolhu baa atoll is an amazing resort which exceeded our expectations. It was an island paradise with beautiful plantations, superb beaches and exceptional reef.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rose T wrote a review Jan 18
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States2 contributions2 helpful votes
The staff at this resort went above and beyond to please the customers. Great clean resort with terrific food in the Beach Kitchen. Everything was beautiful!! Love it! We stayed in the Ocean View Villa overwater with pool and it was fabulous.
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Alberto L wrote a review Jan 18
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Wonderfull days in Paradise in Finolhu Baa atoll. Great foot, super friendly stuff, exclusive water villas and fantastic view to each site of the Island! A special thanks to team in restaurants, Crab Shack is our favorite. Amazing layout, DJ, beautiful walls on the beach. The team there made our days unique! We would always return!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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PRICE RANGE
$444 - $1,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesBaa AtollKanufushi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
125
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Frequently Asked Questions about Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free breakfast during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives have airport transportation?
Yes, Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Kanufushi.
Are any cleaning services offered at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Chinese.
Does Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.