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Mirihi Island Resort

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Mirihi Island Resort is located on a secluded tropical island in the South Ari Atoll, approximately 85 kilometres south of the capital Male'. A picturesque and breathtaking 30 minute seaplane ride from Male will bring you here. This emerald gem is just 350 meters long and 50 meters wide with a sparkling palm-fringed beach of fine white sand. Walk barefoot if you choose, this is as close to nature as you can get Blessed with white talc beaches, turquoise blue waters and one of the most amazing house-reefs, it is truly a vision of paradise on earth.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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That was our first time to the Maldives and of course the first time to Mirihi. To be honest, since our group got 12 people including 6 seniors and 2 kids, I wasn't very sure about my choice at the beginning. Maybe this island could be too small. Within 15 minutes, you could
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Response from AntjeSchoenborn, Guest Relations Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 5 days ago
Dear alstamania, On behalf of the entire Mirihi team we would like to thank you so much for this glorying review and for your wonderful words. It was such a please to have you and your family as guests in our little paradise. We are amazed to hear that with our concept of redefined luxury and our staff going the extra mile we could create some “lifetime best experiences and memories” for you and your family. We are already looking forward to welcome all of you next year again. With our beautifully natural island, our diverse house reef, our carefully prepared food and our focus on detail we are aiming to provide you another wonderful holiday experience. Warm regards from Maldives, Antje
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After our 1st visit in 2018 we spent another holiday this year at Mirihi. The standards are still very high and it feels good the see again the same people than last year. Fernando and Felix do still present you the exellent dinner buffet. The reef is full of fishes and I think
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Response from MadlenMirihi, Front Office Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Namibia71, It was so great welcoming you again to our island and thank you for awarding us with the highest rating and for recommending Mirihi Island Resort to other travelers. Your observations and kind words about the staff and the service they deliver are greatly appreciated and keep us driven to provide remarkable service and a unique experience to all our guests. We are glad to read that you particularly enjoyed the food and our house reef which is indeed slowly recovering, we are happy to know you enjoyed your experience. We can't wait to host you again in 2020 for another splendid experience. Kind regards, Madlen
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This was our 2nd visit to the Maldives in less than one calendar year. We previously stayed at a water villa on Komandoo and booked here on another resort guest's advice that each atoll has a different vibe. On research, it seems Mirihi offers the best house reef and likely
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Response from MadlenMirihi, Front Office Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear iAmTaj, It is with regret to have learned of your experience here at the Island and it is disconcerting to us since we had the opportunity to personally meet with you several times during your short stay. Sadly, you have left the resort with the wrong impression of our product and the team’s heartfelt effort to ensure your holiday with us meets your expectations. We appreciate that every guest has a different expectation and it is disappointing that we were not able to meet yours on this occasion. We take our guests’ experience very seriously and can assure you that we would have looked into each of the mentioned points if one of us would have been notified of these issues prior to your departure. Please note Mirihi does not offer all Inclusive packages and our villas come without TV's, hot tub or pools. The primary intention is to offer our valued guests exclusive services and facilities that will allow you to truly enjoy the natural beauty of the Maldives without any distractions. This fact is well known to our guests and to anyone interested. While we are always happy to look at how we can improve our offering, we believe some of these comments are without any foundation, particularly the comment regarding "white imperialism". This cannot be further from the reality. We are a team of 157 members from 12 different nationalities lead by a Maldivian General Manager and Iranian/Dutch Resident Manager. Being a five star hotel that caters to an international clientele we seek expertise from all over the world, prioritizing their skill set rather than nationality. In aspect of the price difference between the two resorts the comparison effects two different years on the one side and secondly please note January belongs to the high season while May is already lower season. Mirihi Island Resort is an exclusive island hideaway and is an ideal getaway location for guests who wish a closer to the nature, rich, colorful tropical experience, blessed with white sandy beaches and turquoise blue water. Even though our concept is very much thought through and has proven to be appreciated by our guests over the last years we were saddened to read that it did not meet your expectations. We would like to sincerely thank you for the time you have taken to share your feelings with us. It is always very valuable for us to read guests' feedback – positive or not - to help us work on our areas of improvement. We all wish you always safe travels and wonderful experiences on your holidays. Greetings, Madlen
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So relaxed, no snobbish, a staff that meet the highest expectations but in a relaxed way and with a smile, a place to go If you are Looking for harmony and luxury without infinity pool and marble floors. The restaurant serve the best and biggest lobster I ever got. Don’t take a
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Response from MadlenMirihi, Front Office Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Henrikbsoe, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review about your stay at Mirihi Island Resort - while you are still on the island. We are delighted to hear that you are impressed with the service, we believe we have by far the best staff and biggest lobsters ;-) that makes Mirihi so special. It is a pleasure to read that you truly have a great experience - thank you so much for making us feel so proud. Have a lovely day! Madlen & your Mirihi Team
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This was our fifth visit to Mirihi. The island is beautiful, the food amazing and the service good, though less personal for us this time. The hotel was sold (twice) last year, General Manager Guenther has left and has not been replaced and this does show in small ways. The
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Response from AntjeSchoenborn, Guest Relations Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded Jan 16, 2019
Dear jenjen, We thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Mirihi. We are delighted to hear that you again enjoyed the excellent service and huge culinary variety the kitchen team around our Executive Chef Felix prepares and are happy that we could provide delicious gluten free alternatives for you. We will pass your comment on to the team with pleasure. Visiting us early in the manta season, it is so great to read that you as well enjoyed your diving experience with these precious animals and our team from OceanPro. At the same time we are truly saddened to learn that we missed out on the opportunity to provide you with more information about the two public whale shark seeker excursions which were successfully conducted on our beautiful yacht Mirihi Thari during your vacation and would have loved you to share this experience as well. We would like to ensure you that like in the past years, the whole Mirihi team is striving for very personal, unintrusive guest service which allows our guests to spend a relaxed holiday with enough personal space and privacy on our little island. We appreciate to learn about your preference of conversation during dinner time and thank you very much for sharing this with us. All the team, including our lounge hostess, will be very happy to welcome you back again next December for your 06th visit in our little island paradise. Warm and sunny regards from Mirihi, Antje Schoenborn Guest Relations Manager
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We stayed in villa 27, which was great for snorkelling off the deck. something a bit different was that we asked them to put the bed on the deck, and slept outside under the stars with the water rolling underneath. that was pretty special. its a special place
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Marriage ceremonies are not legally recognised in the Maldives although you can have a wedding vows ceremony and a honeymoon package according to budget. Most people have a legally binding marriage in their own country then have a vows and/or honeymoon package. You need to contact the resort direct for this. ....AG
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Hi, we have been to Mirihi four times and are booked again for December. It is a wonderful island with fantastic snorkelling, brilliant diving and absolutely delicious food. The chefs Felix, Fernando and their team are magicians. However, the drinks are extremely expensive and the price you quote is probably about correct. They even charge for bottled water at meals which is a bugbear of mine. I know desalination is extremely expensive, but I'd rather they added a little to the cost of the holiday than charge for a basic need to stay alive! As we are divers, we don't tend to drink much alcohol, so we aren't really bothered by the cost of the drinks. We do go to the deck at Muraka restaurant and have a cocktail at sunset - spectacular and well worth the money in my opinion, but as we are going back for a fifth time you can tell that we love it there.
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Dear Absolutelysirod, Greetings from Mirihi Island Resort – as unique as you! We would be more than pleased to welcome you at the resort in December. We will be pleased to arrange your transfers from/to Velana International Airport. Arrival transfer by seaplane, 30 minutes directly to Mirihi, on the same day is guaranteed for any flight that arrive to Male between 06:00 and 15:15 ($470 per person and round-trip). Alternatively, the domestic aircrafts fly additionally at nighttime which might be an option if your flight arrives after 15:15. The domestic airline transfer is $390 per person and round-trip, always from Male to the domestic airport Maamigili (20 minutes flight) and from there by speed-boat (30-45 minutes) to Mirihi and the same way back. We will arrange your seaplane transfers in accordance of the given flight details. We gently await your feedback! With kind regards, Madlen Front Office Manager
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Dear Keentraveller1985, Greetings from Mirihi Island Resort - as unique as you. All our villas offer a fully stocked minibar as well as room service from 11:00 – 22:00. In our Boutique Shop we do not offer food & beverages but nearly everything you love about Mirihi, whether you are looking for a special gift or a little treat for yourself. Kind regards from sunny Mirihi Madlen
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"south is easier and better for snorkelling"
"Over water villas from 26 upwards get the sunrise and have the best direct access to reef snorkelling"
"We had a beach bungalow it was beautiful"
"Semi Circular WV for snorkeling. Strong currents but more exciting marine life"
"During stormy seas and high tide, beach villas are likely quieter than water villas."
$706 - $2,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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