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Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes

TripAdvisorUS$106*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$106*
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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is very nice resort, it offers you real vacation, quiet and peace. You have two islands nearby that you can go by walking through water. Food in resort is very, very good. If you are on local island on Maldives take a day trip to this resort :)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thank You Rihiveli for the wonderful experience. The islands were clean and staffs were caring. I was with my wife and kid, both were extremely happy. Really enjoyed the Seaplane trip, speed boat trip, three islands, Kayaking from one island to other, sun set parties, food, and Coconut farm.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little piece of resort stays true to what Maldives is. Basic 3 star hotel with 5 star service. The staffs are all very friendly and try their best to meet our requests. This resort has the basic needs of a comfortable bed, clean sheets and a washroom. It goes with eco friendly theme so no air cond and no...

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Perranporth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to begin.... No doubt if you are looking at this review you will probably have already seen all the glorious images of the resort. They are beautiful but actually don't do the island(s) justice! We were awestruck by its sheer beauty. We had vacationed in the Maldives before, (previously staying at Coco Palm), and have nothing but praise for...

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4Thank evilgenius666
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impressions count and this beautifully kept resort did just that . From the speed boat arriving at the jetty the sheer beauty of the island could be seen . The staff of this wonderful resort truly make your stay memorable from the reception staff to the Housekeeping Staff there is always a friendly smile and a greeting . Its...

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3Thank Kim S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was requested to provide a copy of my credit card by email (front&back)!!! In VIOLATION of every bank's safety policies on this planet. I only agreed to provide the card number and because I refused to send the actual card copy my booking was NOT confirmed. The hotel IGNORED my various emails and communication attempts. However, I was charged...

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2Thank trianpap
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This would be the best value for money in the Maldives. The place is very Low key, and has 3 islands that you can literally walk through due to the sand banks created. Think of white sand beach, crystal clear water with shades of blue, green, turquoise. Perfect for those who want to do away with gadgets as they do...

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Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes, responded to this review

Dear juddtecson, Thank you for your review. Really happy to read your review and to learn that your stay with us was up to your expectation. Apart from the mentioned concept and facilities Rihilveli offers, our lagoon is famous for all kings of Water sports activities such as sailing, windsurfing, water skiing as well as kite surfing. A mix of...

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Rihiveli is a piece of the paradise and we had a really wonderful stay there, except this one thing, which has ruined our vacation. After three perfect days in the resort I have found out, that someone has stolen $200 from our bungalow. I told that fact to the guys on the reception and I was adviced to keep this...

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2Thank Petar P
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The best resort out of 3 we visited on this trip (Biyodhoo and Embudu). The island does not have a house reef, but this shortcoming is compensated by daily snorkeling trips to various reefs organized by the resort for free. The design of resort outline and accommodation setting is at its best according to my expectation of Maldivian feel. Use...

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Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes, responded to this review

Dear terrabohemika, Thank you for taking time to review us and sharing the same with the readers. It is heart warming to read your comment and learning that your stay with us was up to your expectation. We have taken note of your comments with regard to the wooden deck and would like to inform you that there the repairs...

Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was one of our most memorable resort stays and the overall experience was quite amazing. The resort takes up a quiet, peaceful island with a spectacular beach. We stayed at a beach villa and really enjoyed the "back to nature" feel of it. Most of the time we felt like we were the only people on the island while...

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Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes, responded to this review

Dear Hiruni P, Thank you for sharing such a lovely review. Extremely happy to learn that your stay with us was up to your expectation. We are happy also happy to learn that you have enjoyed Rihiveli style and its philosophy of No News No Shoes. We would love to welcome you back once again to experience this paradise soon....

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes boasts sea-facing bungalows, each with their own private terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean. Located in South Male Atoll, the resort has its own spa and restaurant which offers buffet meals and open-air dining. 400 metres from Sunrise Island and Bird Island, the resort is accessible from Male International Airport via a 1-hour speedboat ride. The fan-cooled bungalows open out to a private terrace and feature wooden flooring. A private garden with hammock or deck chairs leads to the lagoon water. Outdoor showers are available in the Deluxe Bungalows, complimenting the separate indoor bathroom. Guests can enjoy a variety of water sports including sailing, water-skiing and night snorkelling during their stay at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes. Other recreation facilities include volleyball, tennis and billiards. Each day the resort's talented chefs prepare a different cuisine which can include French, Italian, Maldivian and Asian. Dinner is either a buffet or set menu depending on the daily theme, 3 times during the week dinner is set up on the beach to enjoy the beautiful starry nights. An extensive wine list is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes

Address: South Male Atoll
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Mahaanaelhihuraa Island
Price Range: RM625 - RM3,688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Rihiveli Beach Hotel South Male Atoll
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