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Live in a world of timelessness - a hearkening back to an era when elegance came before trend and luxury was understated. Indulge in moments of pure relaxation in your own sprawling beach or ocean house, with cool whitewashed interiors framed by verdant palms, your house master waiting in the wings. Walking up to the soothing roll of waves breaking just feet away. Walking barefoot across powder soft sands to touch the cool of the azure ocean. Breathtaking stillness framed by dramatic sunrises and sunsets. Naladhu - Maldivian for "Beautiful island" - offers exclusivity and privacy in an untouched paradise, dotted with only 19 beach and ocean houses, exquisite dining, recreational pleasures and hidden moments of wonder. Enjoy a warm welcome at Male International Airport by our airport representatives who will accompany you to the Naladhu launch. Your first glimpse of Maldivian beauty on our luxury speedboat, a 35 minute ride through crystal-clear sea, emerald lagoons and untouched islands in your wake, approaching the pristine wonder that is Naladhu, and the beginning of your story in paradise.
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Free breakfast
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Naladhu Private Island Maldives emerges as a sanctuary of luxury and tranquility, with guests lauding the pristine, well-appointed villas boasting private pools and uninterrupted ocean vistas. The hotel's atmosphere is repeatedly described as serene and exclusive, complemented by tasteful decor. While the cost of dining and drinks may be steep for some, many travelers find the personalized butler service and the round-the-clock availability of gourmet breakfast to add significant value. The staff's dedication to exceptional, tailored service alongside the impeccable cleanliness of the property consistently earns high praise.
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Ishb wrote a review Yesterday
London, United Kingdom13 contributions6 helpful votes
An amazing hotel, we stayed in February 2024 as a family of 4 and can only say positive things. The rooms were generously sized, the views and privacy amazing and the service from all the staff was exceptional. In particular Aslam and Thabbir ensured our stay was excellent with some amazing small touches. highly recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear ishbin, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review following your recent stay with us. Your wonderful feedback is highly appreciated. Thank you for the recognition of Aslam and Tharib, we believe that is the genuine care from these and all our team members that make Naladhu Private Island as special as it is. The team and I are already looking forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful island. Timeless Regards Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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Aslam_Sherif wrote a review Jan 2024
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We had the pleasure of staying at the Naladhu private island to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. I am not even sure where to start with my review apart from to say this place is amazing and has the best level of service we have ever experienced. From the moment we arrived at the resort from Anantara Veli we were greeted by our Villa host Mina at the entrance. Mina was always available via what’s up to answer any queries or making bookings for dinner and other activities for us. The resort manager Shaaz was always available to make sure our stay the resort was perfect. Special thanks to Villa host supervisor Jinan who was always available to assist with all our requests. We had an Ocean house with pool private beach cabana villa which was amazing. Our villa had a Jacuzzi which I found very relaxing after a workout at the gym. The décor inside the villa was very modern. The pool at the villa was very private unlike many villas with pool at other resorts which are not private at all. The view of sunrise from the villa was really amazing every morning. The villa was specially decorated to celebrate valentine which made our stay even special. This was surprising for us as we did not request it at all. The living room restaurant was exceptional as breakfast was served all day. The chef from Egypt made some special dishes for us to celebrate Valentine. The food was very tasty and delicious. You can order what you want without any questions and lots of good recommendations from the waiting staff on what to eat etc. Honestly everything about this resort is incredibly and we had the best team and I was really sad to be leaving, as mentioned the service is what makes this place, I have never experienced where the staff all seem to know where you have been and what you have been up to, they are all coordinated and will ask how was your gym workout or how was your football match at the staff Island. I managed to play football with the resort staffs and other guests at the staff island 4G astro football pitch. I was in the winning team, and I manged score two goals. I Highly recommend booking this resort for your vacation, we will be returning to this island in future.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Responded Jan 23, 2024
Dear Aslam_Sherif, Thank you very much for your stay with us and taking the time to write this review. The serene and tranquil environment allows our guests to fully relax and destress from otherwise hectic life. Our Houses are designed with the space and the surrounding in mind, creating a place where nature and seclusion combine. The no menu concept in the Living Room is very well accepted by our guests and gives the opportunity to our chefs to show their culinary creativity. Thank you very much for the recognition of the team, who are the real reason behind our success and are thrilled to read about your experience. We can’t wait to see you back for yet another memorable stay with us. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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Daisy V wrote a review Feb 9
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If you are looking for a one of a kind get-away vacation you won't forget in a lifetime, then go to Maldives. Naladhu Private Island will give the best kind of experience you will cherish for the rest of your life. The place is really spectacular, plus the staff are friendly and you will really feel at home and safe around them. What really made our stay more memorable was the food that were served for us. We were so glad that the restaurant manager, Murphy Fuertes, is a fellow Filipino. Hats off to this man. Aside from managing the restaurant, he personally cooked Filipino dishes for us everyday. His food were really delicious. The living room serves only fresh and the best food. You can also ask the chef regarding your food preferences and he will gladly prepare it for you. Our butler, Aslam, is kind and efficient in his job. The room attendants, Pabu and Ali, always make sure that our rooms are clean and our towels, beds and linens are fresh everyday. Naladhu Private Island will give you the best service, best food, best view, and best experience you will surely not forget and will want you to come back again.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Dear daisyvU3406TL, Thank you very much for your recent visit and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and that our team were able to provide a memorable stay for you. Thank you very much for the recognition of Murphy, Aslam, Babu and Ali Musheed, we believe that this is the genuine care from these and other team members which makes the service and experience at Naladhu special. The team and I are looking forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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Delaney G wrote a review Jan 2024
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Where to begin with our incredible stay at Naladhu this January 2024 for our honeymoon. We discovered Naladhu on a whim, immediately captivated by the idea of “your own private island.” Our initial expectations going in to the trip could not have prepared us for how incredible this resort and its staff truly are. The resort itself is breathtaking. We stayed in one of the ocean water villas and could not have been happier. As this was our first time in the Maldives, we initially had our hearts set on an overwater bungalow. After finding Naladhu and its ocean villa, we quickly realized that this style of room offers so much more space and privacy. Our housekeeper, Musheed, welcomed us with “Happy Honeymoon” spelled out in palm and florals on the first day. He continued to surprise us with floral adorned bubble baths and more decorative accents on the bed. The room was consistently spotless and very comfortable. The daybed swing on the deck had to be our favorite part of the villa, however. Having a private cabana on the beach with towels, water and snorkel gear is a huge perk. We felt so carefree traveling to the beach with just sunscreen and a book. The shade and coolness of the cabana was perfect after being in and out of the water. The dining experience at the Living Room was unlike anything else. The attention to detail from the staff truly made each meal memorable. We were lucky enough to be served by Doston, Faya, Thareeb & Murphy. Being gluten free, I was blown away by the access to a variety of “specialty” items I was not expecting - pastries, pastas, pizzas, dessert. I had asked for gluten free bread at our very first meal and never again did I have to mention being gluten free. The staff handled my allergy with such care and made my dining experience more special than I could have imagined. The first two days we ordered from the choices provided on the menu, but after meeting Chef Mikael on day 3, we quickly learned the brilliance of working with the chef to order off menu. We really felt like one of the highlights of our day was curating our dinner menu with Chef Mikael over the end of our breakfast. The true highlight of each meal was being treated so kindly and attentively by Doston, Faya and Thareeb. They picked up on our “typical” patterns and anticipated needs we didn’t even know we had, truly making each meal feel special. We dined at Baan Huraa (the Thai specialty restaurant) once and although we were pleased with our meals, we would stay at the Living Room for the entirety of our stay next time as I believe the chefs and staff provide a superior experience. Relaxing was a huge priority for us on our honeymoon, but there is no way anyone could get bored staying on Naladhu. The access to the adjacent Anatara resorts - Dhigu & Veli - that is non-reciprocal in terms of access to Naladhu, gives endless space to explore. We thoroughly enjoyed the use of the kayaks to explore the other resorts as well as the “Snorkel Island.” Dhigu’s overwater spa was a highlight as well. Our butler, Aslam, steered us in the right direction to book treatments that ended just before sunset as the Dhigu spa is the ideal spot to watch. Our butler, Aslam, truly made our trip the most memorable. He went above and beyond each and every day to make us feel so special and prioritized. We truly felt like royalty. He made each day more special than than the last and we loved spending time with him conversing about personal lives and getting his insight about local Maldivian culture. We could not be more grateful for Aslam and all that he did for us. Not only did Aslam make sure every day of our stay was perfect, he and our housekeeper, Musheed, made sure our room each day was full of surprises. In short, I would recommend Naladhu to anyone and everyone that is looking for a truly intimate and private experience. It is the epitome of understated luxury. We will absolutely be returning in the future and are so grateful for each and every staff member who made our vacation unforgettable!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Responded Jan 23, 2024
Dear 978delaneyg, Thank you very much for your recent visit and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and that our team were able to provide a memorable stay for you. It is the true passion of our team members such as Aslam, Musheed, Thaarib, Murphy, Doston, Faya and Chef Mikael and his team who create this magic. Your reassuring comments are very much appreciated, and all compliments will be passed on to our team members who will be thrilled and will inspire them to continue to deliver exceptional service. Indeed, Naladhu is a very special place, and it is the hard work of our dedicated team members who curate this magical experience for our guests. Thank you for your valuable feedback. The Naladhu Private Island team and I already look very much forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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kel wrote a review Dec 2023
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We stayed at the ocean house with pool. This was our third time in the Maldives and our first time not in an overwater villa. Pros: very private, big space, with completely unblocked ocean views. Not a single speck of light or building on the horizon! Cons: no direct water access from the villa, but they give you a cabana at the beach and a kayak. Special thanks to the living room, the only restaurant on the island, and the only one you will need. Chef Mikael, Murphy (restaurant manager) and their staff serve up superb quality with an impressive range of food (you can request anything you want) from French to English to Arabic. We even ordered a Thai hot pot for one of the nights and they made it happen! And their breakfast is the best we've had in the Maldives (egg cocotte was out of this world). You can venture out to the 2 Anantara sister islands but the service at the living room (and Naladhu) was the most premium. Tip: order ahead if you'd like to try chef's beef wellington. We also really enjoyed the little picnic/snorkeling island (it's the 4th island in the resort) that you can take a boat to or kayak/padle to. It's got a shaded beach bar with good vibes and cocktails.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear factork, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and taking time to write this review. Our Ocean Houses with an endless view of the ocean and offers utmost privacy combined with the luxury of sensible space, surrounding serene sapphire waters. Each of the ocean houses comes with a private beach cabana for the guests who like to laze around in the cool ocean breeze. Thank you very much for the recognition of the team, who are the real reason behind our success and are thrilled to read about your experience. We can’t wait to see you back for yet another memorable stay with us. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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hope m wrote a review Dec 2023
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Special thanks to the manager Sajith who is very welcoming , generous understanding and has a very high commitment to gust satisfaction .. The Spa on deghu Island is very relaxing and sanctuary of peace surrounded by soothing sound of ocean, indulging in a massage or wellness treatments by very well trained staff .. The resort is so very clean and highly secured with cameras installed almost everywhere .. The staff was very welcoming and highly trained especially Ibrahim-our butler.. Our stay at Naladhu was nothing but short of a dream. The Maldives’ natural beauty combined with the resort’s dedication to luxury and service created an unforgettable experience.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear C2756JVhopem, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review following your recent stay with us. Your wonderful feedback is highly appreciated. We believe that is the genuine care from these and all our team members that make Naladhu Private Island as special as it is. The team and I are already looking forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful island. Timeless Regards Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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GillaineD wrote a review Dec 2023
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Absolutely perfect stay ! Paradise on earth , with the most excellent service from Shaz, Ameen and the team. Our second time in six months and already planning our third ❤️ The rooms are exquisite the staff friendly and efficient and professional We could not fault it . Thank you 😊
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: The resort is excellent The shop however is too pricey and totally inflexible if you want to...
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Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear Gillaine D, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and that our team were able to provide a memorable stay for you. Your reassuring comments are very much appreciated, and all compliments will be passed on to our team members who will be thrilled and will inspire them to continue to deliver exceptional service. Indeed, Naladhu is a very special place, and it is the hard work of our dedicated team members who curate this magical experience for our guests. Thank you for your valuable feedback. The Naladhu Private Island team and I already look very much forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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769herbertz wrote a review Dec 2023
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We stayed as repeaters on this beautiful islands. The vegetation, sand and crystal clear water is unbelievable. Mrs. Shaaz takes care after her guests and there is no wish which Sulvaan can't fulfill. Everything you get, comes from the heart of the team. It is not only a job, they live the hospitality and are really happy to make your holiday so unique and special. The ocean houses are great. We were sitting close to the Indian ocean on our terrace and knew that there is the edge of South Male atoll. You can relax on your private swing on the terrace or on the beach. Kajaks are free of charge and the teams made an excellent job in saving the corals and installing new ones which grow and attract all coral fish, turtles and baby sharks included. The different restaurants offers you great food of Japan, India, Italy, Thailand, and so on. For sure we will come back to our second home.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Room Tip: It's the right decision to come to Naladhu.
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Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear 769herbertz, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and that our team were able to provide a memorable stay for you. Your reassuring comments are very much appreciated, and all compliments will be passed on to our team members who will be thrilled and will inspire them to continue to deliver exceptional service. Indeed, Naladhu is a very special place, and it is the hard work of our dedicated team members who curate this magical experience for our guests. Thank you for your valuable feedback. The Naladhu Private Island team and I already look very much forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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Mary R wrote a review Dec 2023
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We just got back from our incredible stay at Naladhu. Everything was absolutely perfect. The accommodations and island were stunning, every detail was thought through. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in. The staff was amazing and made us feel at home. Chef Mikael and Murphy (the restaurant manager) were amazing and super accommodating for a pescatarian. Each breakfast and dinner they had plenty of suggestions for us, which we appreciated. Faya, Doston, Sobaah, and the other waitstaff at The Living Room were so attentive and made us feel right at home. Our host, Ibbe, was very helpful and made planning activities and dinners super easy. The entire experience was extremely relaxing and we are already looking forward to returning. Thank you for an amazing trip!!!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear M4093KDmaryr, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and taking the time to write this review. Your wonderful feedback is highly appreciated. We believe that is the genuine care from these and all our team members that make Naladhu Private Island as special as it is. The team and I are already looking forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful island. Timeless Regards Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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Nora Alsharif wrote a review Dec 2023
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The reason I’m saying your own little paradise is because this is how it really feels. You feel you are in your own island even though there are other guests there. When we landed we were told that the island is at 85 percent capacity and it didn’t feel that way. This is a plus for some who want complete privacy and a negative for others who want to be surrounded with guests. I tend to like to be surrounded with guests but we were able to get that by heading to the connected islands of Dhigu and Veli. And trust me once you are there you will want to head back to Naladhu after an hour or two. Service: In Naladhu you are treated like royalty and this island has seen allot of celebrities and public figures over the years but it doesn’t matter if you are one or not. The fact you are a guest there will make all the staff go out of their way for you. Fortunately for us our Kuwaanu (butler) was Aslam who made sure all our requests were met and more. He was so personable like an old friend and gives you a feel of the culture, Maldivian hospitality, and the kindness of the people there. Food: What can I say. Everything we had was top notch. Naladhu has a no menu concept even though they do have a menu that you can get ideas from. But we loved the fact that we can afk for anything we want for dinner. Chef Mikael greeted us the first day and was very personable. He asked us about all the types of foods we like and told us about all his adventures in the culinary business. Everything we had from chef Mikeal was amazing. In the last 3 days we met chef Sameh who went above and beyond to make sure we had the best dinners. He cooked us a beautiful Italian dinner, a Maldivian dinner and the last day we had an Egyptian seafood night that we will never forget. Thank you chef Sameh for making us feel special with your wonderful dishes and hospitality. I do recommend asking for special dishes rather than going with the menu. As for food in the other islands it was nothing compared to the food in Naladhu and trust me as I am a cook myself and know the quality of the food I’m getting. It’s very generic in the other islands. Even the Thai food in Baan Huraa which was recommended allot was not as good as we hoped and the quantities were small. If you feel like having Thai ask the chefs in Naladhu instead. They will make it better using the same ingredients. Bedroom: Ahh the bedroom. The photos do not give the Ocean room justice. It’s so much better in person. You enter and you get this aha moment. The sound of the waves all night, the sunset, the steam room, the bathroom and outdoor shower and the swimming pool. It felt like we had our own mini spa. Spa: The spa at dhigu definitely needs updating. It’s starting to feel old. The front service was ok as they did not explain to me what the spa amenities were and the difference between massages. I asked but got a very brief explantion and had to look it up online. We got the Bamboo massage treatment for a family and we were all put in the same room. The massage was great. Criticisms: Regarding hospitality, If I was to have one little criticism I would say i do think the management team of Naladhu should interact with the guests more and ask them about their stay. It would add a more personal touch than just a letter in the bedroom. I think they left most of the hospitality work to the chefs. As for food one of my criticisms is having to pay for water during dinner time. You can’t even ask for tap water. And I know guests will not embarrass themselves and ask that but I think the hotel should offer it as a courtesy. Paying 15 dollars for a bottle of water that cost 2 dollars is wrong. Even if people have money and are spending allot. This money should go on tips or alcohol instead which is so expensive as well. Another Criticism Is the half board option is very vague. I think the management should include the rules in the room booklet so you don’t have to ask many times what you can and cannot order. For the breakfast drinks and water are included but for dinner is not. The all day breakfast means you can order anytime but only once. As for the dinner the half board includes 1 side 1 main and 1 desert from all restaurants except the Hibachi in Japanese restaurant. The kids can order from a kids menu or the main menu. And the price includes everyone in the room. We had to ask our Kwanuu many times what’s included and what’s not which wasn’t always fun to do. Also during booking we paid for a package which includes half board and 15 percent off spas. However when we went to the spa we had to explain that to them that and the staff had to ask management. Again not very nice thing to go through. I understand that the type of clientele that visit this island probably do not care about these expenses but they should cater to everyone to avoid questions about prices and options. Overall I would definitely be back as you get value for what you pay unlike other Maldives islands that lack service and food quality.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Resort Manager, Other at Naladhu Private Island Maldives
Responded Dec 27, 2023
Dear noras2404, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and taking the time to write this very detailed review. The team is delighted to read of your experience, thank you. The serene and tranquil environment allows our guests to fully relax and destress from otherwise hectic life. Our Houses are designed with the space and the surrounding in mind, creating a place where nature and seclusion combine. The no menu concept in the Living Room is very well accepted by our guests and gives the opportunity to our chefs to show their culinary creativity. Thank you very much for the recognition of the team, who are the real reason behind our success and are thrilled to read about your experience. We can’t wait to see you back for yet another memorable stay with us. Timeless Regards, Fathimath Shaazleen Resort Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$1,036 - $2,736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Naladhu Resort Maldives
LOCATION
MaldivesKaafu AtollSouth Male AtollNaladhu Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Naladhu Private Island Maldives
Which popular attractions are close to Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Nearby attractions include Bikini Beach (2.1 miles), Gulhi Beach (1.4 miles), and Biyadoo Island (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include Maladiwa Melon Restaurant, Sea Fire Salt, and Baan Huraa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Naladhu Private Island Maldives have airport transportation?
Yes, Naladhu Private Island Maldives offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Naladhu Private Island Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.00 miles away from the center of Naladhu Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Naladhu Private Island Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Chinese.
Does Naladhu Private Island Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.