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The Residence Maldives

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The Residence Maldives is a world away from reality. This private island resort is anchored in one of the planet’s widest and deepest atolls, its sugary white sands lapped by sapphire blue waters, its pristine reefs the exclusive playground of its privileged guests. All 94 luxury villas lie on the beach or over the water, their traditional Maldivian architecture enhanced by anything from dedicated butlers to private pools. Dining is an international affair overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Spa by Clarins the only one you’ll find in the entire Maldives archipelago ...
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Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice island resort, beach villas and water villas were awesome spacious, classy. staff were friendly and welcoming. Food was good and specialty restaurant falhuma was great and ambiance was great. There were many activities, it’s a must visit place.

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank manikandan93
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is a wonderful hotel. As is common in the Maldives, the hotel is the only thing on the island so it feels like the quintessential desert island, but with all the comforts you could wish for. We stayed in one of the overwater bungalows,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank Extralbion
Response from MeenakshiS73, General Manager at The Residence MaldivesResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Extralbion, Thank you for taking the time to share with us and the TripAdvisor community about your honeymoon on our island paradise. It was a delight reading your review and learning that you had enjoyed especially snorkelling at our House Reef where our resident...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely amazing resort. Could not have asked for more. From the moment you are greeted at the airport, the transfer boat with cold delicious watermelon juice to the villas and beaches. It was unreal. We were lucky enough to see dolphins within 2 min of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank canadianhockey91
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Residence in Sep 18 and had a wonderful 5 nights stay. Gaafu Alifu Atoll is a long way to get from Male (Domestic flight + 15 mins boat transfer) but we choose The Residence since we wanted to stay at Gaafu...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank global_traveller112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there around July 2018 for honeymoon purposes, it tooks around 30 mins from male by plane . We booked transmaldivian flights to go there from male to koodoo island the. from kodooo island we took 10 mins resort's speedboat. When we arrived we were...More

Date of stay: July 2018
2  Thank AnnsRahman
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November 5, 2018|
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Response from HarrisH103 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, like all resorts and hotel swimming pools, babies and young children are not banned. However, you need to exercise care when having young children near waters.
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Vince_HK | Reviewed this property |
All the villas are identical in layout (the normal ones, not talking about those deluxe ones), usually (From left to right), tub, bedroom, living room. So you should still get a window view from your tub... However, just a... More
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Yash C | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t have glass floors but the big deck and sea view is very clear from every room.
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"The Water Villa was very tranquil, we had a beautiful view every night of the sun setting over the ocean"
2 weeks ago
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"114 water villa has much privacy but keep in mind this is sunrise view and not sunset."
Nov 1, 2018
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"Rooms on the west side facing the house reefs are recommended"
Sep 18, 2018
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"Sunset over water villas. Beach villas near the Spa. (Away from the center)"
Aug 10, 2018
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$559 - $1,741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MaldivesNorth Huvadhu (Gaafa Alifu) AtollFalhumaafushi
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