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Reviewed 22 April 2011

If you have any interest in food, expect decent service and are looking for some space to relax then this place is definitely not for you. We booked through an agent who has a good reputation in the 4 and 5 star hotel market and felt completely misled as to the quality of this place. The meals are served in...

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OBSR, General Manager at Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, responded to this review

Dear BandarBetty, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives! Thank you for the time taken to share your experiences and comments from your recent stay at our resort. We are distressed to read that your holiday with us was disappointing and rest assured that the team and I did everything possible to meet your expectations. Please understand that...

Greve, Denmark
Reviewed 20 April 2011

We just spend 6 days at this wonderful heaven on earth. The hotel is lovely, but nothing more than you pay for. My two sons and I went for the diving school to achieve the Padi Open Water certificate. It is an absolutely wonderful diving school. The people working there are very competent and helpful. This is not a diving...

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Dear HenrietteKercza, Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives! We would like to thank you for your lovely note of appreciation and praise post your stay with us in April 2011. It is a pleasure for us to know that you are extremely pleased with your chosen accommodation; the Presidential Suite indeed has a magnificent view of the horizon....

Bursa
Reviewed 19 April 2011

As long as the resort is not booked full, Everything is perfect. I've stayed with one 5yr. child and 3 adults. very quiet, must be seen at least once in a lifetime. extraordinary thing is that each and every person of the resort greet you while walking etc. I congratulate the resort management and employees because maintaining such a resort...

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Dear Anubis61, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives! Thank you for staying with us and for your valuable feedback. We are very pleased to read that you had a wonderful time at Olhuveli and the family left with happy memories. Your comments are very important and instrumental in our desire to continue to improve and enhance our...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2011

We stayed at the Olhuveli for a week in March, after a week in Sri Lanka touring. The hotel takes 45 minutes by FAST speedboat from Male. The island is lovely. We splashed out and stayed in a water villa, and these were lovely. Clean, lovely and quiet, four poster bed and everything you could want. The island was lovely...

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Dear MaryDave07, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives. We thank you for choosing Olhuveli and for your wonderful comments on our resort. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, noting your highlight to be diving and the manta rays. We have communicated your excellent feedback to the entire team at the resort and they...

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2011

As the time of our holiday at Olhuvelhi approached , my wife and I both had concerns re. some of the poor reviews which had been written . We even considered cancellation . What a mistake this would have been as we have had the holiday of a lifetime .The beauty of the place cannot be put into words or...

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Dear McPoolie, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort Maldives! Thank you for taking the time to share your memorable experience during your holiday with us. We are pleased that you finally decided on Olhuveli despite the comments, and had a wonderful time, especially snorkeling. We are happy to receive your compliments on our team members especially Azufar, Yousef...

essex england
Reviewed 14 April 2011

We recently returned from a week's stay on Olhuveli and found it to be a wonderful island and a great place to unwind and soak up the sun and a few cocktails too. Ignore the negative comments - for the price, you will find a superb resort that offers excellent accommodation and, if not gourmet food, then an amazing range...

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Dear graham1EssexEngland, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort Maldives! Thank you for your recent stay with us and pleased to learn that you had a relaxing holiday and left with a great impression of our wonderful resort. We appreciate your compliments on our staff members particularly your waiter, Shareef, who were all delighted to know that they contributed...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2011

Delighted to say none of the negative elements mentioned previously were there for us. We had 7 wonderful days, with attentive staff in an amazing location. It was extremely relaxing and you often felt you had the island to yourself. The watervilla was beautifully maintained by our room boy. The food was more than adequate for all inclusive and although...

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Dear djh55, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives! It gives us pleasure to learn that we were able to create a wonderful holiday for both of you at the resort. We are happy to know that not only our service but also our gastronomic offerings at the restaurant have delighted you. All of the team is passionate...

Vire, France
Reviewed 1 April 2011

We went to the Olhuveli beach resort and spa for a 2 week break. For the last few years we ha a big decision we have visited the caribbean and a trip to the Maldives was a real change for us and one we will never regret. We cannot think of any negatives at all so below is a brief...

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Dear jaggmahon , Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives! Thank you for choosing Olhuveli as your holiday destination in the Maldives and for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an amazing time at the resort, specially the sea life and our staff, making your holiday even more memorable. Special thanks...

sheffield
Reviewed 31 March 2011

Spent 7 nights with my 70 year old father on this lovely island. I am struggling to understand some of the critical reviews for this island as I have visited a few islands in the Maldives and found this one to be perfectly relaxing and very well presented and looked after. To find a fault would be the age old...

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Dear MG1Sheffield, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort. Thank you for the time taken to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at Olhuveli and pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your holiday. Comments such as yours inspires and motivates us to achieve higher standards of excellence in future. We look forward to the opportunity to once again make...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2011

We went to this resort as part of a package through Oman Air including Oman and Dubai and stayed for 3 days. It is beautiful. The island is lovely, the resort is clean, there is loads of food to choose from catering for all (eg vegetarians, children etc) and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Because the island is...

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Dear discodivaboogie, Warm Greetings from Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives. All of us at Olhuveli would like to thank you for your wonderful review of the resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed snorkeling and had a memorable anniversary which made your holiday. It is the feedback and encouragement from our guests which inspires us to achieve...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the tip of South Male Atoll, 34km from Male International Airport is the idyllic Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, famed for its beautiful beaches and abundant sandbanks. The resort is reached by a picturesque 45 minute speedboat journey.Step into your new home for the next few blissful days, and choose between deluxe rooms, beach villas, water villas, honeymoon villas or the presidential suites. Each of the 164 villas have been crafted purely with comfort, relaxation and elegance in mind, taking the classic materials of nature, blending them with contemporary chic and open-air living, intended to make the most of the Maldivian sunlight and tranquil views. A choice of outdoor sunloungers is provided in all villa categories to ensure that guests can soak up the best of Maldives. ... more   less 

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Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Olhuveli Island
Price Range: $308 - $1,166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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Olhuveli Beach Hotel South Male Atoll
Olhuveli Beach And Spa Resort
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