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Dusit Thani Maldives

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Mudhdhoo Island, 2188
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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
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Dusit Thani Maldives blends graceful Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury setting of the Maldives. This luxury resort is encircled by white sandy beaches and a mesmerizing turquoise lagoon. You can spend your days just relaxing and taking in the breathtaking scenery, or dive into the crystal clear water and explore the underwater world. The resort has a spectacular 360 degree living house reef and is located in the first ever UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives. For those who have an extraordinary taste for life can enjoy our world class restaurants with award winning chefs on the island. Even though each restaurant is equally mouth-watering, our signature Thai inspired restaurant - Benjarong, is the crown jewel of the property. Revitalize your body and mind by reveling in Devarana Spa's impeccable facilities. The spa encompasses six deluxe treatment pods which sit elevated amongst the island's palm trees. This haven of luxury offers a selection of Thai Inspired facial and body treatments.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Badminton
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Banquet room
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Concierge
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Infirmary
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Pam T wrote a review Jul 2021
Doha, Qatar2 contributions
Spent 6nights with family here and this place is Amazing! All the staffs are genuinely kind with excellent hospitality, big thanks to Mr. Muhey our best butler for making our stay very comfortable and well arranged! Food in Benjarong Thai restaurant is excellent with real authentic Thai taste! We really had a great time here, big thanks again to Dusit Maldives team! :)
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Fauaz Labadi wrote a review Jul 2021
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia33 contributions49 helpful votes
Amazing resort You should always go for the Delux Villa with a pool. We liked it more than the water Villa, cause we liked the beach. The sand is ok but you can find islands with better sand Naan our butler was amazing and very helpful I liked the Thai restaurant but my kids liked the sea grill The good generally is ok
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from DusitThaniMaldives Mudhdhoo Island, General Manager at Dusit Thani Maldives
Responded 1 week ago
Dear fauazlabadi, We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community. I will give your compliments to Naan, who will surely be inspired to know he was recognized by name. We hope you remember us when you plan another vacation and we will look forward to creating more wow experiences for you. Please know our sparkling little dot in the middle of the Indian ocean will just be here waiting for your return… Yours, Thomas and the Dusit Thani Maldives Team
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o.salem wrote a review Jul 2021
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great place for relaxing and honey mooners. We booked an ocean villa which was very private and relaxing. The villa was clean and we didn't see any bugs, lizards in the villa during our stay. Also the Wi-Fi is very good all around the island. We had so much fun and activities from activity center ( paper making class, planting a tree of love, yoga, nature walk and tour) Also the diving center was excellent (jet skii, infletables, snoorkling, and manta watching trip). The food were amazing especially the floating breakfast in pool. In general the resort is the best for any one who want to have a luxurious and close to nature trip And the best of all is the staff who were very kind and hospital.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from DusitThaniMaldives Mudhdhoo Island, General Manager at Dusit Thani Maldives
Responded 6 days ago
Dear osalem, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us the details of your vacation here in Dusit Thani Maldives! We continuously endeavour to offer a wide spectrum of activities to keep our guests engaged during their stay; ranging from exciting to easygoing depending on your preferences. Happy to hear that we were able to provide you with just the right levels of soothing relaxation, or otherwise energizing ventures to fill your holidays. We are so delighted that you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us. We hope to have you back soon and take part in more of your life's celebrations and milestones. Yours, Thomas and the Dusit Thani Maldives Team
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Fusspilot wrote a review Jul 2021
Al-Rayyan, Qatar78 contributions169 helpful votes
My wife and I visited Dusit Thani recently. We had high expectations after watching this resort for a while now. Sadly the overall experience fell short of our expectations. This was our tenth time to the Maldives. Each time we have chosen a different resort and island based on our main focus which is diving. The truth of the Maldives is that 90 percent of resorts have the same product. What separates the good from the mediocre is location, service, food, entertainment, facilities and value. The really good ones excel in more areas than they suck. Location: The location of the resort is very good IF you are coming to visit Hanifaru bay during manta season. This was manta season but sadly the mantas only arrived in the last two days of our stay. If you are out of Manta season and looking for good diving then the Southern atolls offer far better diving. Service: 1. The general manager is very involved and present. He greeted us both on arrival and departure and he checked in on us a few times during our stay, excellent service. 2. The personal butler. For us this is something we can do without. If I need to book a restaurant then the effort of calling the restaurant direct is less than having to call the butler who then calls the restaurant and then calls you back to confirm. On top of this we had an issue where we asked for extra pillows, didn’t receive them for two days and then were told we must be mistaken as housekeeping had delivered them. On top of this our butler basically scolded us for not booking a restaurant before arriving. This was after the main buffet was not available due to limited occupancy. Not a fan of being scolded by service staff. 3. Dive center. Service as expected but no more. Disappointed that after an ear injury kept me from diving they didn’t manage to contact us for 2 snorkel trips that happened as a result of a mass manta sighting. We felt that this was very disappointing as the dive center was well aware that manta season was the whole reason for the visit. We only found out about the excursion through another diver who was contacted and went on both excursions, when we saw them at our departure. A big letdown especially since the island was only 40% occupied and a few phone calls would have found us. 4. Reception/accounts. Due to in room check in which is very nice we only used reception on the day of departure while waiting for the seaplane and the night before while settling the bill. Adequate but I was blown away by their refusal to accept Euro cash to settle the account. Never have I been told that a major currency is not an acceptable form of payment. Ridiculous! Food. The island has 3 choices for food. The main buffet area, a small “cafe” at the pool and a Thai restaurant and bar. The main buffet restaurant was open for breakfast but closed for all but 3 of the 9 nights we were there, again because of occupancy. In principle I understand how this was necessary but in practice it didn’t serve us well. The cafe has a very limited menu (especially if you are eating 2 meals a day there for 9 days) and the Thai restaurant food is good but not to everyone’s taste. Typically the buffets at resorts are so varied that you would only use the a la carte restaurant for a special meal during your stay. We were disappointed that we were not told of this limitation before and we feel that the alternatives were too limited. The breakfast choices were also limited again due to occupancy. Not the high standards that we are used to in the Maldives. Entertainment. There was a DJ for a few hours on a few days at the bar area. We don’t expect to be entertained on holiday so it meant nothing to us but if you are used to some entertainment, as we have seen at other resorts, then be aware that there may be none. Facilities. 1. Room. We booked a beach pool villa. It has everything you would expect and the pictures on the website are accurate. The room was very comfortable and there was nothing lacking at all. Service of the rooms twice a day was done while we were out diving or eating. Couldn’t want anything more. 2. Dive Center. As expected in the Maldives. Good facilities and new dive gear available if you don’t have your own. Aside from the disappointment of no contact for the mantas the dive center performed adequately. The dive boat was large, fairly new and the boat staff were helpful. 3. Spa. Expensive but luxurious. Treatments were good and everything was as expected. The spa is located conveniently in the center of the island and feels like a serene escape. Worth a visit. 4. Restaurants. As discussed earlier. All 3 have lovely settings to enhance the experience. Staff in all the restaurants were friendly and efficient. Personally I can do without the constant attempts at banter but I’m a grumpy old man and no, I don’t watch cricket or soccer. I understand that this connection with tourists may bring in better tips but I don’t need it, thanks. Value. Dusit Thani doesn’t offer better value than other resorts in the Maldives, in my opinion. We paid about 25% more for Dusit than we typically spend at a resort in the Maldives but didn’t see a difference. Other resorts have better facilities (Finolhu and Centara Grand) better food (Vakarufahli and Villamendhu) better dive centers (Full Moon and Kureedu) better house reef (Vilureef) and better service, most of the above. One last gripe, service fees. It’s common now in the Maldives that the price you see excludes a 10% service charge and then a 12% tax on top of that. I prefer to tip individually for service, but that’s a personal preference. In a nutshell, sadly you can get better than Dusit delivered for less money.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Elena_Pierre wrote a review Jul 2021
Moscow, Russia9 contributions3 helpful votes
Picturesque island, spacious enough. Great house reef with a few turtles living here. Friendly staff, but the service / capacity of going 1 step further is limited for a 5*. Nice rooms, very good spa experience! Food, on the other hand, could be better and more choice (apart from breakfasts which were great).
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$598 - $1,592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
dusit thani maldives hotel baa atoll
LOCATION
MaldivesBaa AtollMudhdhoo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
94
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dusit Thani Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Dusit Thani Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Dusit Thani Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Dusit Thani Maldives?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Dusit Thani Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include Benjarong, Raabondi Restaurant, and Feeling Koi at Amilla.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Dusit Thani Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Dusit Thani Maldives have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Dusit Thani Maldives offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Dusit Thani Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Mudhdhoo.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dusit Thani Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dusit Thani Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, and Thai.
Does Dusit Thani Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.