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Dhigufaru Island Resort

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Certificate of Excellence
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We invite you to a wholly new experience, one that allows you to discover the duality of Maldives natural beauty, under water, and above water. We offer you a chance like no other, one that gives you the choice, to be as busy or as quiet as you want Nestled on the protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Dhigufaru meaning "a long reef", is the epitome of what you would imagine as an exotic getaway. Whether you like to kick back, relax & take in the magnificent, stunning beauty of the island and surrounding reef, or if you are looking for a more action pack, exotic adventure, we offer the perfect balance of both. You have the choice of flying directly to Dhigufaru via Sea plane, which will be approximately 40 minutes from Male' International Airport, or take the domestic schedule flight to Baa Atoll Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, which is approximately 20 minutes, and our friendly team will be there to escort you to our speed boat, which will take your to the island in 30 minutes.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Dharavandhoo AIrport27 km
Ifuru Domestic Airport40 km
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As a hotel I was going to give it a 4 star, but the service is what pushed me to a 5. And for that reason I would like to start mentioning some of the people that made that happened. Mirlan, the manager was attentive and super pleasant from the time we arrived. My partner one
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Response from Moddy2017, General Manager at Dhigufaru Island Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear GonzaloF933, We thank you for the review and happy to hear, ‘this has been the best hotel’ compare to other 03 previous to the Maldives. We have now shared your appreciation of service from staff Mirlan, Belle, RJ, Arthur, Esor and Davide who’s service made you level their ‘beautiful service as *5’. The good news is we are scheduled to close the Hotel for a period, more or less 06 months, nearly 2 &1/2 year operation to build additional 30+ Over-water Villas. This expansion project includes the redesigning of the Gym, Main Bar and Main Restaurant and other necessary changes to Hotel facilities. We are confident that these changes will add more value to customer satisfaction and service. We are very multicultural Hotel and at any given time we have more or less 20 Nationalities holidaying in our Hotel and it is shown that Italians are a periodical influx at times. Your experience ‘all in all a very good value for money’ and ‘this is a great option’ will surely give lots of confidence to others to book their stay with us when they visit next time to the Maldives. We send warm greetings from Dhigufaru Island Resort. Mohamed Ali - Moddy General Manager mohamed.ali@dhigufaru.com
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I have a mixed view on this hotel so let me outline both, the positives and the limitations - so that you can assess depending on what’s important to you during holiday. Note that I’ve been coming to Maldives at least once a year since 2005 and have stayed from a very basic to
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Response from Moddy2017, General Manager at Dhigufaru Island Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Alenar, We have read your review and thank you for the time given to review your stay with us. As a Hotel, the success we enjoy today is very much accredited to our cherished customers who have visited us within the last 2 ½ years and it is a privilege to hear your experience with us - having to visit Maldives frequently - and the comparison of our Hotel with other properties you visited in the Maldives. We assure you we will look diligently into your concerns and the good news is we already have plans to close our operation in April 2019 for additional, more or less, 30+ Over-Water Villas and during this development period the Bar and the Gym area will be redesigned completely, along with others changes within the property. In addition, we assure you that we have a kettle in all our rooms and also studied the room make-up process, so during the twice room make-up periods our Head of Operation can follow up and monitor the services are accomplished accordingly. Your satisfaction of Hotel, ‘the bathrooms are 5* - spacious and well appointed’, ‘the island is beautiful with beaches wider than many other islands’ and the appreciation of service from staff, ‘the staff are very pleasant and go out of their way to provide great service’ has surely made us not only happy but we assure you we will continue to extend a similar and a more profound service to all our customers. Our guests visiting the Hotel are multicultural and at any given time we have more or less 20 different Nationalities staying in our Hotel and at times we have more Italian Groups staying in our Hotel and during these periods they engage in their group activities. Moreover, Hotel has its weekly programs and activities that customers can enjoy and take part. Your declaration ‘this island offers a good value for money’ will surely give confidence to others to book our Hotel when they visit us again. We send sunny wishes from Dhigufaru Team. Mohamed Ali - Moddy General Manager mohamed.ali@dhigufaru.com
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The island is well situated, Unesco Biosphere, great sea and if you want to relax in the warm clean waters or coral (a little bit far -20 minutes-) if you like snorkeling. Our bungalow (room 116) on beach Villa Veli with private sunbeds and umbrella was very special with
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Response from Moddy2017, General Manager at Dhigufaru Island Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Barbecue, It is a joy to hear from you just a few days after you said goodbye to us. We are excited to hear the pleasure you have derived from the Hotel facilities and the nature such as the beach, private sun-beds on the beach outside your room, barefoot walk on the sand within the Restaurant and Main Bar area and plenty of colored fish in the sea and gave assurance you had an enjoyable holiday with us. We continue to enroll the service staff such as waiters and room boys in our in-house training programs and these programs include the feedback we receive from customers and the customer comments we are receiving shows it is benefiting our service. Out food team is happy to hear ‘food at the Restaurant is good’ and we continue to revive the buffet and bring changes according to customer reviews and feedback. Your declaration ‘we spent a relaxing week and all the staff was very good, we were satisfied with all the services. Thank you’ have made all of us smile with pleasure knowing you had a great time with us. We send sunny greetings from Dhigufaru Team. Mohamed Ali - Moddy General Manager mohamed.ali@dhigufaru.com
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We came with our 5 months old baby and it was our first holiday as a young family. I cannot express how wonderful this hotel is to bring a small baby to. The staff was so friendly and accommodating, everyone helped with and entertained our girl, we loved how much interaction she
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Response from Moddy2017, General Manager at Dhigufaru Island Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear UrszulaRussek, It is a pleasure to hear from you, It has given us lots of joy to hear you had a wonderful stay with us and at the end of your stay it made us a little bit sad because you have taken away our baby girl but we are more happy to hear ‘we will be back’. Your appreciation of taking care of your baby girl made us watch some of the photos we have taken with her in the Restaurant, where we were showing her the Christmas decorations and the lights and we think she is happy to be here. All our staff, especially the Kitchen and Spa staff is pleased to hear ‘food to die for (whoever makes cakes must know that I am leaving very upset to leave your cakes and sweets behind! They are so delicious!), amazingly professional and friendly staff in the restaurant, spa and in general everywhere. The list goes on and on and on’ and your remarks have made all of us aware that customers are validating our service as worthy to mention. Your announcement ‘but to sum up, if you are looking for a perfect holiday especially with a small baby, this is the place to come! Thank you for having us. we will be back’ will impress other families to book their say with us for their next stay in the Maldives. We send warm cuddly greetings from Dhigufaru. Mohamed Ali - Moddy General Manager mohamed.ali@dhigufaru.com
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Me and my travelpartner spent 7 nights at this resort, and we both agreed that we could stayed for 7 more!!! This island is so cozy, relaxing and beautiful with its turquoise clean water, white sand and palms trees. We booked Villa Veli, with direct access to the beach with
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Response from Moddy2017, General Manager at Dhigufaru Island Resort
Responded 24 Nov. 2018
Dear MagnusS820, We have thankfully read your review, Your agreement ‘we could stay for 7more!!!T’ not only made our staff know that ‘you had a ‘perfect vacation’ with us but it will surely influence others to book their next visit to the Maldives with us. It is a pleasure to know that you have appreciated the nature and its beauty - turquoise clean water, what sand and palm trees - and the concept of ‘loveliest bathroom I have ever seen’. You have without a doubt made our staff happy as we read, ‘the villa was very up to date, clean and beautiful’, and ‘the staff is overall amazing and doing a great job, a big thanks to you all! (especially Bell from the restaurant and Hazan!) We would like to highlight one person that made our stay top notch - Luci, who is really Hands on. What a professional lady, she made us feel so welcome and always caring for her guests’. In addition, our food team brimming with confidence as they hear ‘the food at the restaurant was excellent with GOOD quality, and varied from day to day with attention to details’ and it has given them a huge confidence the food they serve is widely expected as excellent by the multinational clientele visiting us. Your declaration ‘we were really satisfied! All in all a perfect vacation and will definitely come back!’ will surely make others to book our Hotel without a doubt when they visit the Maldives next time. We send warm greetings from Dhigufaru. Mohamed Ali - Moddy General Manager mohamed.ali@dhigufaru.com
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Dear Tilen, Our Main Restaurant Buffer is very much European and these items are available during meal hours. In the Restaurant we have plenty of vegetarian food and if you intend to try our A la carte menu you can enjoy a bit more variety with reasonable price. Thanks - GM-Moddy
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How much cost for airport transfer to your resort?
It’s around $450 per person, payable at the resort. More details on their website.
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Is there a house reef?
Dear ch003f6002, Thanks for the inquiry, We have a house reef; from one side (arrival jetty side) it is just feet away and from other areas its a but far way. Thanks - GM-Dhigufaru
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How much cost for a speedboat transfer ?
Dear Sid r, Thanks for the inquiry, We have now send details by mail, please refer and contact the our sales team for more details. Thanks - GM-Dhigufaru
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Dear Monika, Thank you for your query. We have now replied to your message within mail. Please contact us for further inquiries. Thanks - GM-Moddy
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"bungalow at beach Villa Veli are the best (from 115 to 121) with a private sunbeds"
"Go for the Brach Villa Veli. You have access to the main beach directly with your beach lounges, umbrella, beach and water."
"all the rooms have sea views"
"Beach Villa VELI!"
"Semi-water villa is just perfect."
USD 357 - USD 1,334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MaldivesBaa AtollDhigu faru Island
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