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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2012

We stayed at Makunudu from 6th - 17th June 2012 on HB Basis. Flew with Emirates out of Gatwick and as usual the service and inflight were second to none. This was our umpteenth visit to the Maldives and had selected the island based on its size, prior to arrival we had emailed ahead based on other reviews asking for...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We stayed at Makunudu from 6th - 17th June 2012 on HB Basis. Flew with Emirates out of Gatwick and as usual the service and inflight were second to none. This was our umpteenth visit to the Maldives and had selected the island based on its size, prior to arrival we had emailed ahead based on other reviews asking for...

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3Thank Emu72
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2012

We chose Makunudu for our 2nd Wedding Anniversary based on it looking quiet and idyllic. What we found on arrival was the most romantic paradise island where we barely saw anyone else for the entire time we were there. After arriving by speed boat, we were shown to our room which looked out over the arrival jetty. It was lovely...

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7Thank MikeHumbles
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We travelled to Makunudu Island in the first week of Easter, April 2012. We travelled as a family and stayed for seven nights. This was our third trip to the Maldives but our first to Makunudu. On our first and second trips we visited Sun Island Resort & Spa, which to give credit is a good island, but Makunudu was...

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36Thank Aero42
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Overall just an amazing trip that I would recommend to any couple looking for privacy and romance. The island is very small - walkable in about 5-10 minutes. Most travelers there are from Europe (Germany, Italy, France, and UK), and though friendly, keep to themselves. Everyone there was nice, but clearly looking for private time and relaxation rather than making...

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6Thank Wrstling1
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Stayed for a week 18th -26th March. Hut 31. Lovely small island with relatively few guests (72 Max I think) Not as much variety of food as our previous island (thulhagiri) but more than adequate choice even for a fussy eater like me. I'm not a diver so can't comment on that but we had a great time snorkelling with...

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4Thank Matthew F
Vejle, Denmark
Reviewed 26 March 2012

During our stay on Biyadhoo Resort - the management offered us a upgrade to Makunudu - and it really was a upgrade. Beachfront bungalow with sunbeds, and spaceious room with a lot of charm and atmosphere. We simply loved the restaurant - so great food - yummi. The beach was like in our dreams of Maldives - great snorkling. Just...

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3Thank Johnny J
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Hello!We booked Makunudu Isl Resort from Feb 26 to March 4.We have been already to Maldives for honeymoon 12 years ago at the Rihiveli and it was beautiful.This experience was disappointing from the beginning:nobody was waiting for us at Male airport, we have to ask around and find out which stand was and which boat!It was a mess! lots of...

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7Thank Caciottina68
Vancouver
Reviewed 29 January 2012

We stayed here for 6 nights in Dec 2011 to relax after an exhausting trip around southern India. We chose Makunudu mainly because it was relatively inexpensive, really small, and very quiet. No disco!!!! It only has cabins, no stilt houses, so everyone is equal here. None of the snobbery that can exist at other resorts. Clientele is mostly German...

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4Thank Oldbackpack
UK
Reviewed 11 January 2012

We were offered an upgrade to Makunudu for three nights from Biyadhoo. We hesitated a little as we had so little information to work on but we accepted as we had previously visited Biyadhoo and thought this would be a good opportunity to see another island. We were glad we accepted the upgrade. Food was a step up from Biyadhoo...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Makunudu Island is one of the original and much loved Maldivian island resorts. With only 36 simple and traditionally designed bungalows set amidst lush tropical vegetation each with direct beach access. Superb house reef. Guest rooms are available with queen or twin bedding,sitting area, private garden bathroom with shower,hair dryer, mini-bar, personal safe, IDD Telephone, Writing Desk, tea and coffee making facilities. Restaurant, Bar, PADI diving school, snorkeling, Non-motorised water sports, volleyball, badminton and table tennis and a library with TV are available for our guests. ... more   less 

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Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Makunudu Island
Price Range: $464 - $1,482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Makunudu Island 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Rooms 1-4 and 12-16 have good mix of permanent beach and afternoon shade.”
 of 5 bubbles robini, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in 23 and 22 which was great for us and had great snorkelling outside”
 of 5 bubbles PaulS399, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villas differ only in location. The south side has sun all day, less shallow lagoon at low tide and softer sand than we found on the north.”
 of 5 bubbles ssxguy, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“4,5,6 or 7. Leftward side and more private.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieG5, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont worry too much, check in and if it doesn't suit, ask to swap, it may take a day or two but relax - you are on holiday”
 of 5 bubbles howard_keith2, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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