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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the most wonderful honeymoon on this island and in this resort; probably the highest compliment I can make is that there was absolutely no difference between the photos and the reality! We stayed in a water villa and loved the experience: they are spacious with good space between them. The overall service on the island was superb, in...

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Saunderton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from our second visit to Diamonds Athuruga, in fact we were only home from our first visit one week when we re-booked. We were given a very warm welcome back on being shown to our water villa - sunrise side villa No. 5. The lagoon side is really nice, lovely clear water to swim in, quite a lot...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Amazing place, loved every second!! We went for our honeymoon after spending a week in Sri Lanka and craved the luxury of the island. Ran by italians it was synonymous with style and Prosecco! Anul and Faruq at the water villa restaurant were amazing. Definitely recommend staying in a water villa - we stayed in water villa 5 and it...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at Athuruga for our honeymoon. The resort was simply fantastic. Everything was amazing. The food was spectacular - the chef is a genius! An a la cart five-course meal twice a day: out of this world. The staff was extremely professional and welcoming. The resort is located in what is quite possible the most beautiful...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Diamonds Athuruga Maldives beaches, untouched by human feet are a getaway unlike any beach destination...laying on the soft white sands ora in the water villa's deck with my Husband taking a dip in the azure colored waters while pretty alone on an entire island. The intimate setting that the country provides to couples makes a Maldives honeymoon different from any...

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Telford
Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you are looking for a relaxing, quality resort then look no further. We stayed in a water villa, which I highly recommend and therefore had the use of the a la carte restaurant, which was brilliant every afternoon and evening. Breakfast was delivered and set up on our villa decking which was the perfect way to start each day....

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We spent here two weeks in december. We just arrived home one day before. This is our third maldives holiday so i can compare it. The island is small, but you feel you have enough place. Shore is beautifull, the underwater world is also stunning: turtles, sharks, octopus, eagle rays, and of course big variety of colourful fish, but the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The island is beautiful, the staff very friendly and helpful. At the time of our visit (22.nov -1st dec 2016) the island was fully booked (150 guests) but it never felt it. It felt decidedly uncrowded,you pay to get away from people. it was the perfect get -away from it all.. we couldn't find fault with anything. The water villa...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We absolutely loved our wedding and honeymoon on this gorgeous little island. I would totally recommend the renewal of vows package (which for us was our wedding as opposed to a renewal - if from the uk you just need to make it legal via a registry office before you travel). The staff were superlative and they put in so...

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Hull
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The island is exactly what you would expect from the brochure. You pay for the get away from it feel. We loved that the herons were very noisy and turned up to the lunchtime bbq. Loved the open air shower. Staff in the bar and restaurant were good. We stayed in a beach bungalow and the setting was lovely. Food...

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Dear Guest, thank you for your kind rating and feedback! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay on our beautiful island paradise, your beach bungalow including the Maldivian style open shower, the quality of food and service and snorkeling in the endless blue waters of the Indian Ocean. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Athuruga

Address: P.O. Box 2019
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Athuruga Island
Price Range: $928 - $2,832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamonds Athuruga 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas Hotel South Ari Atoll
Diamonds Athuruga Beach And Water Villas
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“Water villas: sunrise side faces the lagoon with no issues at low tide; sunset side faces the reef appears to have some issues at low tide”
 of 5 bubbles Pushistik2015, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Water villa”
 of 5 bubbles leekI7483EY, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Water villas on the lagoon side have a fantastic view of the island! Top choice!”
 of 5 bubbles AlexV1978, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sunrise or sunset villas. Beautiful views everywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles 771petraw, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Water villas are amazing. Sunset side has incredible views, is more private and has fantastic snorkelling right outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 902lisad, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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