When we plan to visit Male and looking at the few places pls not to consider any negative reviews by the Toursit on this property. This place and service is better than what they have mentioned/shown in the website.
My first time visiting a "tropical island" resort. I found the experience amazing, Meeru island resort had great waters, views, everything as expected from the pictures.
Resort staff were all very friendly, polite and helpful and a pleasure to deal with. Smiles and greetings from everyone we walked past.
I stayed with my wife in room 302 which was the first overwater villa on the left of the ramp, east side of the island. Water was amazing, when we first arrived I feared being too close to the beach would harm the experience but not so.
We booked in the off season (September 21-28) and weather was perfect. Rained only 1 day.
We took three excursions which you pay for. The sunset cruise, snorkeling (free - BYO equipment (equipment is hirable)), and island hopping cruise (9am-5pm)
all good fun
Food was awesome, big variety and nice quality, in 7 days only a few dishes out of hundreds were repeated.
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All up a lovely experience, wouldn't want to stay more than 7 days though unless you really love snorkeling and/or scuba diving.
James from Perth, Australia
Villa residences set in unspoilt tropical seclusion amidst palms and white sand, an hour by speedboat from Malé Airport.Set …More
Nice accommodation and highest level of privacy. All water villas hotel. Big enough living space. But evening air not so fresh due low water level and naked riffs as a result. Same time air conditions (at bedrooms) not too advanced but noizy!
Great dining experience! Unforgettable breakfast: fresh juices, smoothes, eggs menu, big variety of asian and european meals. Paradise for japanese food lovers! The best dinner experience - japanese restaurant By The Sea. Fantastic food but pricy enough; you'll spend USD 500-700 for couple if will try Sake Testing Menu.
Not the best place for people who is looking for unic diving experience offered by Maldives! But - unforgettable! The last but not the list - spa treatments! You will enjoy!
David from Moscow, Russia
Soneva Gili is a short 20 minutes boat ride from Male, the capital of the Maldives. A tiny coral island in a sparkling …More
Hotel staffs are friendly and helpful. They are able to speak English, Mandarin, tamil, dialects & Malay. Food at restaurant is alright. Like the jap restaurant the most. Hotel spa need to book in advance for any type of services.
Jamie from SG
Paradise Island Resort and Spa in the Maldives which covers an area of 201508m² is located 9.6km north of Male- International …More
We were extremely happy with our overwater bungalow, with tropical fish right at our doorstep. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful, and we didn't want for anything in our comfortable bungalow. We would highly recommend this resort to anybody.
Greg from Australia
Maldives resort with natural thatched cottages and bungalows built on its own tropical island with pristine …More
1. Hotel room: not the most expensive but kept clean. But for the price paid, the room given is more than adequate. It is great actually.
2. Hotel staff: helpful and friendly.
3. Food: we only had 1 breakfast there. But it is good and satisfying.
4. Location: near airport. So it is very suitable for those who just use Male as a transit point to the islands.
So all in all this is a very good hotel.
We stayed at the Elite overnight before taking the various ferries to Maafushi. The staff were all helpful - not all understood English - the owner speaks very good English. Not too far from the airport - walkable I'd say but you're not allowed to walk through the airport so that wasn't a goer. We even went for a walk along the beach in the evening. The room was fine for an overnight but not sure it'd be good for a longer stay. Breakfast was ok too.
Wonderful experience from the moment we got to the pickup counter at the airport. Room was not going to be ready for another 4 hours.so my family and I decided to go see the mainland. Bandos provided a tour guide at no cost to me. Clean room, wonderful and pleasant staff. Hasan in the gallery restaurant went above and beyond. Chen at dive bandos was excellent for my first scuba diving experience. The house reef is great. First rate facility. Well maintained. Would go back again.
world traveller from Palm Springs, CA
Do you want to experience heaven on earth? Want a perfect setting for a romantic getaway from the stresses of daily lifeThen …More
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