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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Just a quicky, the food at this resort is 5 star, and the staff are so friendly and helpful. Room ( beach bungalow 209) was good location, could off done with a bit tlc and bathroom tiles re laying. But apart from that very good, snorkling good and sea was like a bath- tub nice and warm.

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time writing this feedback of your experience at Chaaya Island Dhonveli. We are truly delighted to know that you found our food to be at 5 star including the staff friendliness and helpfulness to be of your satisfaction. We take pride in our warm and friendly staff and excellent chefs. On the other...

Cannock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2015

From the second we arrived we were in love. The speedboat ride was something that we have never experianced before - it was bumpy, but fun. The island is beautiful, the staff are very helpful and accomodating. The food is of an excellent standard with a range that is second to none. We had a bungalow for two nights which...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this lovely review “This is what dreams are made of!” How amazing to hear that we were able to exceed your expectations here at Chaaya Island Dhonveli. We are so delighted that you had such a wonderful stay here with us. Thank you so much for taking your time to write down your...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We Stayed in Chaaya Island Dhonveli for 13 nights from 25th Jan to 7th Feb. My Wife and I and Brother and sister inlaw. We stayed in Beach Bungalow 221 and 222. I will try and give you a detailed view on our stay. We booked with Virgin Holidays and flew with Sri-lankan Airlines from Heathrow. A must is get...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking time to share your detailed experience on your recent stay at Chaaya Island Dhonveli. It is truly an honor to have you as one of our guests. We are happy to know that you had a great time, enjoyed everything from the food prepared by our culinary team, bar, entertainment, excursions and...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We started the first 4 days of our honeymoon trip here before moving on to Thailand and wish we spend longer. We stayed in a water bunglow and the views don't disappoint, only negative the room is starting to get tatty so could do with a freshen up but still very well cleaned and looked after. The staff are so...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in trip advisor. We are happy and grateful that you have chosen us as your honeymoon destination here in Maldives and found Chaaya Island Dhonveli “the most beautiful place you’ve stayed at”. It certainly warms our hearts whenever we hear the feedback of our guests that we have...

Pune, India
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We came to this resort for our Honeymoon and had a very good experience. I want to firstly thank the Makaan restaurent chef Pant in particular who has taken care of our food at all times. Since we are vegeterians and from India, we had limited options. However, Pant made it easiler by preparing Indian dishes for us exclusively such...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your honeymoon experience at our resort with other travelers here on trip advisor. We are delighted to read that you had a “very good experience”. We have already passed your personal recognition and kind comments about our staff, same as your dine experience to our culinary team. We...

kent england
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Overall we found this island a bit too quiet for our tastes, It has a nice beach with clear water to snorkel in but my husband found the best snorkeling spots were under the restaurant by the water villas and around a small island at the villa end. We found prices a bit steep $125 for a couples massage $45...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Chaaya Island Dhonveli and sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor readers. It is always a pleasure to see that you enjoyed all the Dhonveli has to offer from snorkeling to just enjoying the privacy of your villa. Your good comments about our culinary team and...

Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It truly was paradise. The staff could not have been any more helpful or pleasant. The food was beautiful. The rooms were fantastic, we stayed in the over water suites. Couldn't recommend them more.

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on trip advisor. We are happy to read that you had a good time with us and found Chaaya Island Dhonveli as “Paradise”. It certainly warms our hearts whenever we hear the feedback of our guests that we have satisfied their needs. We are proud that we have...

Malbork, Poland
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I have chosen this hotel based on tripadvisor's rating and I must say that it was a really good decision. We spent the first night in a superior room numer 303 which was spacious and facing a secluded, small beach. I recommend the room to everybody who doesn't want to spend more money on a water villa. Then we decided...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Chaaya Island Dhonveli as your holiday destination in Maldives. We are thrilled to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed all your experiences from your Water Bungalow to your underwater experience as well as your culinary journey. The personal recognition to our staff is truly lovely to...

Reviewed 8 February 2015

Thank you so much to Chaaya Island Dhonveli for giving us the most amazing and memorable honeymoon we could have ever asked for. The island is pure paradise; white sand, azure blue seas and very friendly staff who cannot do enough to make your stay comfortable. We stayed in a beach bungalow no 224 which was huge with the most...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review “Perfect honeymoon” about your stay at Chaaya Island Dhonveli. We are grateful that you have chosen us as your honeymoon destination here in Maldives. We highly appreciate your kind commendations and feedback as it will assist us in becoming better at what we offer. There’s nothing like hearing good words from our...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We have just returned from 8 day vacation in this resort. It was our first time in Maldives. We have chosen this resort after gathering information from tripadvisor and friends coming often to Maldives guiding ourselves by our preference for the nature, proximity to Male airport and a fair report price-quality. In the end, considering also the remote place of...

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Chaaya Island D... G, Guest Relations Manager at Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback “Paradise Island. Good value for money.” Our sincere gratitude for the compliments you have given to our resort and team. We are glad that you had enjoyed your culinary experience, your room as well as our beach which offer good underwater world and turtle excursion trips. We appreciate that you have both...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives is Kaafu Atoll's best-kept secret for its world famous surf point known as Pasta Point. Located in the heart of the best surf areas, the island is a paradise for water sports lovers. Surfing, Diving, Snorkeling, Canoeing, Pedalo are hot favorites while Outdoor sports such as Tennis, Beach Volley Ball and Badminton are also available. This exqusite island resort offers lavish living spaces with 148 stylish rooms and six restaurants and bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

Address: Kanuoiy Huraa (Formerly Chaaya Island Dhonveli)
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Farukolhufushi Island
Price Range: €256 - €750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives 4*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Chaaya Island Dhonveli Hotel North Male Atoll
Chaaya Island Dhonveli Resort
Dhonveli Beach Spa
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Lee1970, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Over water suites15-24 tend to be north facing so 1-10 best for sun.”
 of 5 bubbles sgoodwin5, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The front desk need to improve as they sent me the wrong departure time and almost miss the flight! must choose the over water house”
 of 5 bubbles ki23202003, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Water bungalow great value, upgrade to premium if you can”
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