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Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

Hotels.comUS$621*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

We chose chaaya as our honeymoon destination out of luck really as it was our first time in the maldives and we hadn't a clue on where to go. After staying here we can honestly say we will definitely be back in the future.we had a very warm welcome when we arrived even after a very long day of travelling...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello Jwigg.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing us as your honeymoon destination and for your first Maldivian holiday.. We also thank you for taking time to share your exciting experience “Perfect honeymoon!” on Trip Advisor.. :) It has been a delight making your stay very memorable and special, and we look forward to your return holiday...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We have just returned from spending 2 weeks at Chaaya reef Ellaidhoo. I was a little worried as it was classed as 3 plus.... so if you want to see a mountain of food going to waste, don't go to Chaaya Ellaidhoo... if you want lovely food, great people and a wonderful resort.... well this is the place to go......

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello 688Ros.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience “Just lovely and no mistake” on Trip Advisor.. Its been our pleasure making your stay very memorable and are very pleased to know that you've had the best experience.. we are more thrilled, that you would recommend us; and thank you for the...

Barnard Castle, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Have just returned from a week at this fantastic resort. Transfer by speedboat was excellent, and from the point we arrived were made to feel very much as if the staff were focused on helping us enjoy our stay. Had a beach bungalow and veranda was directly on the beach, the lagoon was full of fish and visited by small...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello DuncanS165.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review on Trip Advisor.. We are extremely pleased to hear that you've had a fantastic time and enjoyed every moment, be it on land, soaking up the sun or enjoying the delicious spread at the buffets; or in the water, snorkeling...

northerner
Reviewed 30 March 2013

This was our 3rd trip to this resort.We also went at the same time of year in 2012 & 2011. We knew what to expect but this time travelled with 2 friends (first timers to the island and we met up for a couple of days with a honeymoon couple we had recommended the island to)Some of the staff had...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello Yellowjack.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us (yet again) and for sharing your experience “Paradise” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are extremely thankfully for your continued patronage and for introducing us to your friends as well.. Its been our pleasure, as always, making your vacation a memorable one and hope to do...

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We have just returned from a 2 week vacation at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo and had a fantastic time. We stayed in the Water bungalows and found them light airy and in a great place to relax and take in the sunset. We spent lots of time snorkelling around the house reef which must be one of the finest in the...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello Magrtom.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your experience.. We are very pleased to know that you've had a “Fantastic Holiday” and that you enjoyed every moment of it, be it in the rooms, watching our staff play or cheering on the crabs. :) We are glad that you...

london
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We have just returned from a really relaxing holiday at Ellaidhoo. Your holiday starts with your transfer either by sea plane or speed boat from Male and the warm greeting you are given on arrival. We stayed in a beach bungalow which was roomy and nicely decorated. Numbers 311 to 301 are best as there is more sand on this...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello gailc288.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to holiday with us and for sharing your experience “The best snorkelling we have ever done!” on Trip Advisor.. We are very pleased that you've had a spectacular time and will be returning in 2015 as well.. :) We are happy that you've snorkelled in our house reef amidst...

Midhurst
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We have just returned from a 12 night stay at Ellaidhoo and what an amazing time we had. Firstly we were lucky enough to get upgraded to a water villa for the first 8 days of the holiday, how lovely to wake to the sound of the sea and beautiful blue skies. The food was outstanding and the service second...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello 609CarolH.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “Fantastic holiday” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are delighted that you've had an amazing 12 days here at Ellaidhoo but more so cause it was above and beyond your expectations.. Its an even more delight, cause you are already planning another trip for March 2014 and we...

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Ellaidhoo is the third Maldivian island we've visited and although they're all beautiful in their own unique way, Ellaidhoo is by far our favourite. That's why we're returning again this year. What makes it so special is the lovely friendly atmosphere created by all the wonderful staff there, which rubs off on the guests so the island has a wonderful...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello SandandAl.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to holiday with us, yet again!! and for sharing your review “Less than three weeks to go and counting the days!” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are very grateful for your continued patronage and to know that Ellaidhoo is by far your favourite is a double treat!! We are...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Just returned from 2 fantastic weeks at Chaaya Reef. This was our first visit to the Maldives. Do not be put off by reviews that put down the speedboat transfer...it was a welcome refresh after a very long journey; 90 minutes of beautiful ocean with 2 stops to view dolphins!! On arrival, you are warmly greeted with cold towels, drinks...

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Andreana W, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello SBuxt0n.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking time to share your experience “An amazing holiday!!” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are truly pleased that you chose to spend your very first Maldivian holiday with us at Ellaidhoo.. Its an even more pleasure to know that you've had an amazing experience, despite the little niggles.. However, we've...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This was our second trip to the Maldives and the second one to the North Ari Atoll. We were really impressed by the quality and great choice of the food everyday day, compliments to the executive chef that we talked to a few times!! The staff is sincerely friendly and the set up is good so the island didn't feel...

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hello Stephanie1234_10.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your experience “Excellent stay & good diving” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are delighted that your time spend here was fabulous and that you very much enjoyed the diving in and around Ellaidhoo.. We are proud that you were really impressed by...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, like all nature's wonders, is blessed with a spectacular offering for marine enthusiasts, is known the world over as the dive island in the Maldives.In the shade. Under the palms. On the Beach. Over the water. There are plenty of stylish types of living spaces to choose from at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. The 112 rooms are delightfully designed to blend in with the tropical backdrop and its natural environment.A stunning location combined with star-class facilities and outstanding levels of service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

Address: Ellaidhoo Island (Formerly Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range: €212 - €723 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Hotel North Ari Atoll
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort
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