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Venlo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We went to Chaaya reef for 2 weeks in August 2012. The boat-transfer didnt went well to be honest. We had to wait for 1,5 hours at the airport for another plain with guests to arrive before we took off. After a 11 hour flight this was very annoying. The island , beach and underwaterworld is stunning and a true...

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

hello Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience “Paradise!” on Trip Advisor.. We appreciate your comments and will work on improving our services where possible. However, with regards to the transfers, it is arranged on combinable basis. Nevertheless, we are pleased to know that the stay overall was very pleasurable and that...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Was it a dream ? It feels like a week of somebody else's life. It is simply amazing, a totally unique experience that is hard to put into words. The island is beautiful, plenty of wildlife and the sealife is incredible. The resort is clean and tidy and the rooms immaculate. We stayed in a water bungalow and was not...

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

hello GavinC14.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “A Dream Honeymoon” on Trip Advisor.. We are very happy to know that you found the island to be beautiful,clean and tidy with immaculate rooms and the sea life to be incredible..but more so cause we were a part of "YOUR" dream and that we made it...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Flew Emirates via Dudai with Hayes & Jarvis booked through Thomas Cook for 2 weeks Arrived Male 8.30am speedboat transfer was dreading the speedboat but was ok and would do it again....Arrived Ellaidhoo 11am Superior room 207 large room slighty dark in the evenings but not a problem.. fruit in room on arrival bed made up with a welcome back...

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

hello loopy-lou50.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for returning to stay with us and for sharing your review “Ellaidhoo just as good 2nd time round”on Trip Advisor.. :) We are extremely glad that your return visit was as amazing as the first, and look forward to have you with us for many more to come.. We are also...

Reviewed 21 October 2012 via mobile

We stayed ther last summer in june for 2 weeks on all inclusive. Getting there was an adventure-we didnt get the sea plane so had an hour on the speed boat in the open ocean-amazing experience! Arriving to the island-we were greeted by the staff and taken to our semi-detached bungalow. Nice big airy room with open plan bathroom/shower in...

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

hello Kirja.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking the time to share your review “Amazing 3+ star resort!!!!!!” on Trip Advisor.. We are glad to know that you've had an amazing experience and would be back to add some more to the memories of time spent at Ellaidhoo.. on land and in the sea.. :) It is...

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Came to the maldives for the first time, choose this hotel because of the reef and my boyfriends 50th read reviews.... For all those people who put negitive reviews YOU WERE WRONG. We had the best holiday ever. From the start meeting Zena our Rep who is a very kind caring person. Zena is the best rep I have ever...

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

hello juiewalsh19.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience “WHAT A HOLIDAY!!!!!” on Trip Advisor.. We are elated to know that you chose Ellaidhoo for your maiden holiday in the Maldives.. :) and look forward to have you with us in 2014 as well.. It has been a pleasure making your first...

Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Have just returned from a one week holiday- we enjoyed it from start to finish- from the welcome we received at the quay on our arrival to the wave off one week later. The reason we chose Ellaidhoo was because we had heard that it had a good house reef - we were not disappointed- we saw a turtle on...

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

hello 881LindaP881.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review “Loved it!!” on Trip Advisor.. It is a delight to know that you've enjoyed the holiday from start to finish.. but more so cause you were hugely impressed with Ellaidhoo all round.. :) We are also glad that you've experienced...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Chaaya reef Ellaidhoo is a paradise island.We have just returned home after a magical week spent at this resort where we stayed in a water bungalow (411). We found the Island to be extremley clean, food amazing all freshly cooked for you, with lots of menu choice. All the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for...

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

hello nigell674.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “Beautiful island first class resort” on Trip Advisor.. We are more than pleased to know that you've had an absolutely wonderful time here at Ellaidhoo.. It is a double delight to know that the island along with its magical reef and our services have added to your...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2012

My husband and I spent our honeymoon here (last 2 weeks of September) having booked our trip through Virgin Holidays. I have to agree with other comments on here that the Virgin holidays 'rockstar' service is poor at best.... On arrival at Male airport we were handed a piece of paper to advise that Virgin had passed us over to...

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

hello jo_dale14.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review “Perfect service” on Trip Advisor.. We are very happy to know that you've had a marvelous time here at Ellaidhoo.. diving & snorkelling in the house reef with its myriad collection, relaxing at the spa, experiencing our services rendered and...

london
Reviewed 8 October 2012

ok , boat transfers take a while and next time I will get the sea-plane,but that is my only niggle about this fantastic place. service is second to none, accommodation is perfect (water villa), food is excellent and the island is beautiful. special mention to bar staff Namal (del-boy),Dileepa and Jakil. waiters were brillliant and really good fun, Falih,Ali and...

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hello stevem276.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “sorted!!!” on Trip Advisor.. We are elated to know that you've found our service to be second to none, accommodation perfect, food excellent and the island beautiful.. :) But above all we are more pleased that you will definitely come back to vacation with us.. Until we...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We spent the last two weeks of September here and had the most fantastic time. We had a garden room (102) for a week and then a water bungalow (401) for a week. Both rooms were fantastic and spotless and very comfortable. The food was excellent - quality, choice and variety - breakfast, lunch and dinner with morning snacks and...

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hello twobonkers.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review “Fantastic Holiday at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo” on Trip Advisor.. We are very pleased to know that we've made your holiday a truly remarkable and memorable one.. :) Also a big thanks for the kind comments about our services and the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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 

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Address: Ellaidhoo Island (Formerly Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range: RM1,138 - RM3,387 (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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Also Known As:
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Hotel North Ari Atoll
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort
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