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    Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes

    South Male Atoll
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    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    I apologise for taking so long to write a review. I actually visited in June 2016. The staff there was great, very personal and sincere in their service. I travelled with my 5 year-old, 10 year-old and 12 year-old sons, hubby and my in-laws. Although...More

    1  Thank meiyin76
    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    amazing getaway with this beauty spot! pure robinson feeling with a second little island where you can walk through the water from the main island. beautiful lagoon, amazing food (sea food at its best!I) perfect for couples who love the calm, great food, privacy &...More

    2  Thank suiza90
    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    We stayed at Rihiveli at the beginning of May. We had a good stay. The pros are: - "eco friendly" hotel: no air conditioning, no swimming pool and most importantly none water villas/water rooms as you can find unfortunately in many hotels in the Maldives...More

    2  Thank damien90210
    Response from Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & EscapesResponded 10 July 2017

    Dear damien90210, Thank you for reviewing us and sharing the same with the readers. We are happy to learn that you have enjoyed your stay with us in general. The points highlighted with regard to the two islands "Sunrise Island" and "Bird Island" I would...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    I have never seen a more beautiful and serene a place. Looking for heavenly images? get there!! The way the sun rises between the two little island gems on Rihiveli's east side is sublime, and the breeze and sunset on the west side is out...More

    Thank junyDada81
    Response from Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & EscapesResponded 10 July 2017

    Dear junyDada81, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you have appreciated your stay with us and have loved the natural setting of the island. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back to Rihiveli once again. Sunny Regards

    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    perfect place to relax. small island, beautiful lagoon, clean bungalows, friendly staff, great food and wine. great diving at ran thila - many sharks and rays and turtles! thx bernardo bottai for showing us this place! no house reef, but daily snorkling and diving trips...More

    Thank petrap487
    Response from Rihiveli1, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & EscapesResponded 5 June 2017

    Dear Petra P, Thank you for taking time to share your Rihiveli experience with the readers and us. Really happy the learn that your Diving experience with the Team in the center was as enjoyable. I will pass on your compliments to the named team...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$231 - US$625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
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    • Kaafu Atoll >
    • South Male Atoll >
    • Mahaanaelhihuraa Island
    • Also Known As
    • Rihiveli Beach Hotel South Male Atoll
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    GGain
    20 September 2017|
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    Response from meiyin76 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, yes there is night transfers by speedboat. We arrived past midnight and transferred by speedboat to the island.
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    lo0olie
    10 September 2017|
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    Response from junyDada81 | Reviewed this property |
    I tried on booking dot , since I had booked the room through them, then through their facebook page, and also through their TA page: Rihiveli1 and got a response from them in a day or two. They are a bit slow in... More
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    10 August 2017|
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    Response from junyDada81 | Reviewed this property |
    If your travel dates aren't around the corner, you should relax, they will get back to you. I had the similar experience, but eventually it was all smooth. The island - every bit worth : )
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    "I'd take the rooms facing the sunset beach, they feel a bit cooler and not so busy during the daytime."
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    "Take iCom's speed boat for transfer ;)"
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    "Ocean View Villa"
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    "You can make your choice , sunrise or sunset side of the island.my suggestion is sunrise."
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