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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gangehi was the second stop on our four island trip efficiently organised by our usual agent Purely Maldives. There were few reviews when we booked as we thought most guests were Italian so we really did not know what to expect. As it turned out most guests seemed to be from German speaking countries although there was a mix of...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dianna, thank you for dedicating your valuable time to review our resort. It’s great to read that you enjoyed your stay at Gangehi Island Resort: a charming little island full of privacy with a spectacular sand bank and truly superb food. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for a second stay!

Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the second time at Gangehi and it was just as wonderful. I was very lucky to be upgraded (thank you Raphaela and Rasel) for part of the holiday to a deluxe over water villa number 40 which was stunning and I would highly recommend if budget allows. Amazing views and great snorkelling at the bottom of my steps....

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Deborah, it was an immense pleasure to welcome you back and thank you for returning to Gangehi Island Resort for your second visit and for your wonderful feedback. We appreciate your lovely, comprehensive and detailed review. We were delighted to read your feedback about the overwater deluxe, our team (Rasel is really special), service and facilities. We also appreciate...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing resort and service. The room was beautiful and everything we expected (Water bungalow). Spacious room and an amazing view of the ocean. Staff were really nice and friendly(they gave me shoes to play football with the locals and I loved it). On the negative, other than snorkelling and scuba diving, there is not much to do (this low energy...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Gangehi island Resort and for posting your comments. It’s great to read you were happy with the spacious overwater villa and the friendly staff. Our small island is perfect for those who look for peace and tranquility. We are looking forward to welcoming you back.

Lugano
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is very beautifull. We stayed in a beach villa (n° 15), which is in a good location since you get the sun from the morning to the evening. The rooms are cleaned twice a day, the staff on the island extremely gentle and nice. The house reef is full of sea life (sharks, turtles, murenas, and lots of...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for dedicating your valuable time to review our resort. Thanks for awarding the delicious food prepared by our Chef’s caring hands, the dessert desk managed by the excellent Vanka, the cleanliness of the room and the super nice staff. We do hope to welcome you back in the future!

Europe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited few islands but Gangehi certainly wins the cherry - small, not overcrowded, amazing reef, unreal sandbank that make your stay unforgettable, nice food, friendly staff, the PADI 5* dive center is a big bonus.

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us and for posting such a lovely review. It's great to read that you spent unforgettable moments in Gangehi Island Resort. We do hope to welcome you back again.

La Coruna, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

The island is small and very picturesque, and still, we had complete privacy. The diving team was exceptional, very professional and attentive. They provided a very enjoyable stay on every dive trip, taking care of us constantly and safety was top notch. They even went out of their way to make our dive a great experience, to the point that...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing our Gangehi Island Resort and taking the time to share your positive experience with us. Thanks for awarding the diving center team, the kind and warm staff, the comfortable accommodation. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I arrived in Male, the next flight Gangehi was scheduled only 4 hours later. However, the airline arranged with Gangehi resort to fly me to the neighbour island and Gangehi picked me up by boat which was super nice. Thanks again, guys. The resort offers 2 restaurants (one buffet all meals, one a la carte only dinner) with similar...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your comments on Gangehi Island Resort. We also appreciate your feedback about our reservations department. It is great to read you had such a pleasant and relaxing stay with us. We are working to improve wi-fi connection and the gym equipment. Thanks again and we hope to hear from you soon.

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just heaven, I'm already thinking of coming back. Amazing bungalow on water makes your stay so pleasant. We did visit in rainy season but still spectacular place to be. The only point to be mention is buffet which should be more attractive especially if U stay for more than few days. Should I recommend this place, oh 100 % yes,...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jack, what a pleasure to read your review! Thanks for recommending us to other travelers! We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed December 22, 2016

I couldn't fault this place. It really is paradise on earth. Great service, amazing beaches, fantastic water sports and snorkeling. It's a quiet island with only one restaurant/bar, but that suited me. Would recommend.

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your 5 star rating review. We are so glad to read your lovely feedback about our service and facilities. Thank you once again and we do hope you will stay with us again soon.

Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a total of 11 nights at Gangehi Island Resort and we enjoyed every second of it! We booked the normal club room and made an upgrade on the island for a beach villa. The money was well spent and was a serious boost to our holiday-experience. Not that the club room was bad, but the beachvilla was...

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Gangehi, Manager at Gangehi Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thierry, thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience at Gangehi Island Resort in Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you were very happy with the accommodation, the delicious food, the amazing sand bank beach and the snorkeling around the island. We also would like to see you here again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gangehi Island Resort is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking privacy and comfort of luxury resort in one the most wonderful reefs in the world. This resort is situated within easy reach of the Male airport only 20 minutes. The hotel also offers a pleasant stay with the graceful and stylish villas as well as a gourmet Italian cuisine. Guests can enjoy the main attractions of Maldives diving to see the manta rays and whale sharks. The resort offers guests a wide range of activities, including spa, massage, fitness center and water spots (non-motorized). Shop, bar/pub, room service, laundry service/dry cleaning, restaurant are just some of the facilities of this property. Gangehi Island Resort ensures great hospitality throughout your stay with the efficient service and wide array of features. ... more   less 

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Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Gangehi Island
Price Range: $230 - $1,172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gangehi Island Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Beach villa no. 11 and those either side are on a good area of beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Dianna53, 2 days ago | Read review
“Beach villa from 11 to 15.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBiker60, 1 week ago | Read review
“The garden villa is one of the best options”
 of 5 bubbles magneticspace, 1 week ago | Read review
“My garden villa no. 16 has a stair to a mini-beach-stripe passing into the shallow sea and is far enough from the restaurant noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Krimimimi33, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We had beach villa 6 but 9 is the best”
 of 5 bubbles spat87, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
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