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Makunudu Island

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Makunudu Island is one of the original and much loved Maldivian island resorts. With only 36 simple and traditionally designed bungalows set amidst lush tropical vegetation each with direct beach access. Superb house reef. Guest rooms are available with queen or twin bedding,sitting area, private garden bathroom with shower,hair dryer, mini-bar, personal safe, IDD Telephone, Writing Desk, tea and coffee making facilities. Restaurant, Bar, PADI diving school, snorkeling, Non-motorised water sports, volleyball, badminton and table tennis and a library with TV are available for our guests.
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Property amenities
Channel 1
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Great View
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Full view
Getting there
Male Intl Airport25 mi
Dharavandhoo AIrport47 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited the island for a long weekend and words can’t describe enough how truly amazing this place is. Staff is super friendly, ready to help anytime and beach villas are simple but magical ... Snorkeling around the island is amazing. Turtles, sting rays...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank X1766ORpeterg
Response from MakunuduIsland, Manager at Makunudu IslandResponded 1 week ago

Dear X1766ORpeterg , We thank you for sparing your precious time to write your review on Trip Advisor upon your recent visit at Makunudu Island. It gives us immense pleasure to read that you appreciated the services provided by our team members and that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My My, how can we resist you ! So, indulgently this was our 3rd visit in 12 months and we received a wonderful welcome back from Ally, Soonil and Arjay (the 3 Amigos). There have been substantial improvements to the resort and the bungalows in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
Response from MakunuduIsland, Manager at Makunudu IslandResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HeatherMegaMauriFan, Sunny Greetings from Makunudu Island! The entire team at the resort joins me in thanking you for the wonderful review posted on Trip Advisor. We are truly grateful for the delightful wordings things you mentioned about the hotel, your stay, our people, the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a weeks holiday to completely relax after a very busy year. This island delivered us that wish. The staff were very friendly and attentive making sure that we felt looked after without feeling that we were being watched. In particular...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sarah R
Response from MakunuduIsland, Manager at Makunudu IslandResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms. Sarah R , Greetings from the beautiful Makunudu Island! Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor and for mentioning the many fantastic features of a good holiday in your review. The content of your review says it all! We genuinely believe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from another holiday on this beautiful Island. I took my mother with me this time, after her last visit in February, she just couldn't wait to return. The staff are so kind and helpful, with my mum who has poor eye...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank annedobbs
Response from MakunuduIsland, Manager at Makunudu IslandResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms. Anne, Sunny Greetings from Makunudu Island! Thank you for your wonderfully worded feedback for us on this forum. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that all our services, facilities, food & beverage offerings and resort as a whole appealed to you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

being a tour operator, has not heard about this property, secondly checked in this place after checking out from Sheraton full moon , but to our surprise the hospitality and services were excellent. enjoyed every moment , food was awesome. Small resort but good .More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mishankit
Response from MakunuduIsland, Manager at Makunudu IslandResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mishankit, We thank you for your review and comments on Trip Advisor "UNEXPECTED SERVICE" We are grateful and thankful for your valued comments on our property and it really gives us immense pleasure to read that you really had an enjoyable stay as well...More

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Steviee
December 8, 2018|
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Response from MakunuduIsland | Property representative |
Dear Steviee, Thank you very much for the query and please be informed that this small Mediterranean restaurant of maximum 20 covers has been built on the existing round concrete near the sunset bar. It is situated 250... More
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lihri2016
October 22, 2018|
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Hi. Thank you very much for your interest in our property the Makunudu Island. Please send us the request on our website so that we can send you the pictures of the refurbished bathroom. Till now we have completed 72% of the... More
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hastings1967
August 2, 2018|
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Response from MakunuduIsland | Property representative |
Sunny greetings from Makunudu Island, The rooms were refurbished in 2015 and now we are doing the refurbishment of the open bathroom, till now we have reached 18 and as per the initial planning we should finish all by the... More
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Room Tips
"all bungalows amenities are the same, some have more privacy"
HeatherMegaMauriFan
2 weeks ago
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"Try and get bungalow number 1 which we had. It’s the nearest to the restaurant and has a large section of..."
RobIsland
4 weeks ago
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"Room 5 is perfect located"
conraddelange
Oct 9, 2018
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"More beach on North side"
dianed631
May 31, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$338 - $1,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesKaafu AtollNorth Male AtollMakunudu Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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