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Diamonds Athurugal

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Athuruga Island Resort is the twin island of its sister Thundufushi. The island comprises of a thick vegetation of coconut palms and surrounded by powdery beach which extends to one side of the island. The lagoon on this side is small and the superb house reef is within the swimming distance while on the other side the lagoon is very large, sandy and is ideal for paddling around. Athuruga Island resort is best described as an elegant and intimate holiday resort with a high standard of service which offers offer All Inclusive only. There are only 51 rooms, named as 46 Beach Bungalows and 05 garden Villas. Catamaran, laser boat, canoe, windsurfs offered free to guests who must be experienced & licensed for these activities. Snorkeling equipment are offered free against a deposit towards loss of damage. Free guided snorkeling on house reef daily. Free laundry service. Aerobic, stretching, water gym and dance lessons free of charge.1 sunset fishing and 1 fisherman island excursion per stay included free. Beach towels provided free. Free doctor's service and infirmary.
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Villa Intl Airport46 km
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Two women one 84 one 74 , ten hour flight direct with BA from Gatwick ,3hours wait for exhilarating 30 min flight in seaplane from Male .was it worth it .? . It was worth every uncomfortable minute . This hotel is a revelation .Swiss owned and run like one of their clocks
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Spent a week here for our honeymoon and couldn't have been happier. Had a sunset over water villa (if you go for an over water villa make sure you get a sunset one!). The food was Italian style and delicious with a daily menu for both lunch and dinner as well as a standard menu
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Response from ThoWeber, General Manager at Diamonds Athurugal
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Patrick, Thank you very much for spending your honeymoon with us on Athuruga. We are glad to read your review and you enjoyed the marine life with sharks, rays and turtles. Having breakfast on the terrace of our water villas and overlooking the clear blue lagoon, is definitely an amazing experience. Our aim is to create a unique experience in an idyllic location to create unforgettable moments. We would love to welcome you back and hopefully very soon! General Manager Thomas Weber
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Our first trip to the Maldives, and a so looking forward to what everyone kept telling us was an amazing place - and we were not disappointed. We booked an over water sunset villa which was definitely the best choice - however it is an isolated option - perfect if that is what
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Response from ThoWeber, General Manager at Diamonds Athurugal
Responded 1 week ago
Dear guest, It is a delight to know that you enjoyed your holiday at the Diamonds Athuruga and we thank you for your thoughtful review and the comments regarding the room, the excellent food, as well as mentioning our waiter Farooq personally. We are happy you saw many sharks, turtles which inhabit our house reef and that you enjoyed this experience with our Water Sport crew. It was our pleasure having you staying with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, General Manager Thomas Weber
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The resort is a true paradise, and everything was just perfect, but this time the difference was made by Fabio, the manager of the diving center. My husbund and I have been divingMaldives for many years now. We have visited many resorts and dived with many more, but we were
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Response from ThoWeber, General Manager at Diamonds Athurugal
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Anna, Thank you for your kindly feedback about this paradise island. We are glad you spent amazing time with our Dive Center and dived almost every day to discover the many dive sites around Diamonds Athuruga. I am happy to read Fabio was and excellent dive instructor for you. We are glad you have good memories about your Maldivian holidays and hope to see you soon! General Manager Thomas Weber
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We have been to the Maldives several times and always gone to a different island every visit. Our last trip was in 2014 to Athuruga and as we were leaving in the dhoni my wife cried as she had enjoyed it so much. So as a 40th Wedding Anniversary present I booked a return trip.
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Response from ThoWeber, General Manager at Diamonds Athurugal
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Keith We sincerely thank you for choosing to stay at Diamonds Athuruga again and for sharing your wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor. We all are happy to know we could exceed your expectations during your second stay with us. We are glad you appreciate the high standard of the food variety and the dedication of the Restaurant waiters. Our excursions are focused to let you experience the unforgettable marine life and discover its magic inhabitants, an amazing experience. Once again, thank you for kind words and we sincerely look forward to your return visit in a not too distant future. Sunny regards General Manager Thomas Weber
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Only by seaplane! I don’t remember how it cost, ask to the resort! This is the right way to ask and reserve. Bye
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No fitness centre but I ran round the island a few times to clock up some miles. There’s also lots of scuba diving etc so you can keep active whilst you’re there.
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Junior Suite Location Are the suites located on the sunset side?
No, they are on the sunrise side
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Why not e mail them directly , they are very accommodating.
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what plug type is it here please. I cant remember? Thanks
Mainly European but there are one or two UK sockets in each room. Take a 4-way extension lead to increase the number of sockets and/or a couple of European adapters as the UK sockets won’t necessarily be where you want them.
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"Beach villas and overwater villas both excellent but water villas great for peace and privacy"
"Sunset water bunglaows have the best direct access to the reef"
"Only water villa for absolute privacy"
"bungalows 10,11,12,13 perfect position close to restaurant, yet far enough from any smell or noise. to be honest all quite good!"
"Water Villa 15 is amazing, great snorkelling straight off the deck, not too shallow."
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PRICE RANGE
US$497 - US$2,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
diamonds athuruga beach & water villas hotel south ari atolldiamonds athuruga beach and water villasathuruga hotel south ari atoll
LOCATION
MaldivesAlifu AtollSouthern Ari AtollAthuruga Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
73
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