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KIHAAD Maldives

Kihaadhuffaru Island, 6040 (Formerly Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad)
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    37.4 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
Overall positive experience of paradise & with an extra lick here & there it could just be perfect!
KIHAAD resort for us provided that tranquil and paradise effect... more
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Pisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

KIHAAD resort for us provided that tranquil and paradise effect which we were looking for so a thumbs up for this positive feeling, and large enough for it not to be considered claustrophobic. The jewel on the island is the Spa - we had the most amazing massage of our lives and it really needs to be exploited - definitely...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Kihaad during a week in mid December. Booked by Booking.com already in summer with a significant discount, although the price hasn't changed much during the whole period before the trip. Around 40% of staying at the island were Chinese, 30% Italians, 20% Russians, 10% the rest. PERFECT Welcoming. We were met with all possible attention. The whole...

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Westcoast of Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second stay for us on Kihaad. Fantastic island with lovely beaches and fantastic waters. The hotel has been renovated, but it's not yet quite up to the standard of a five star establishment, please see pics. Staff's terrific. But the persons working at the front desk are very distant minded and not at all communicative and doesn't seem to be...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is great. They have done a good job at enhancing the facilities with the new pool - I won't comment the hotel, I do recommend. Though I think the hotel has to reconsider its prices at the diving center. I've been to many hotels in Maldives (Kuredu and White sands to name a few) and I have to...

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6Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kihaad bills itself as a paradise resort, however logistically it is anything but this. Numerous guests are being left today and yesterday on Dharavandhoo, particularly by Kihaad boat number 2, that has stranded international customers during this high traffic Christmas holiday. Several are staying on other Islands. To get to Kihaad you take a local flight from Male, Maldives to...

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5Thank DavidNYCtotheWorld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most unprofessional and overpriced establishment I have seen in all my travels. All guests and patrons should understand that the only way to the Island is to fly to a nearby Island, Dharavandhoo, and take a van to the island's dock and board the Kihaad speedboat. While most high priced resorts have their boats waiting for customers,...

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4Thank Kaytravels4fun
KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Kaytravels4fun, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for sharing your concern with us and at the same time please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. Believe us, this is the first time such an incident has happened where guest felt unattended. We do take care of all our guest starting from their arrival at...

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Our flight to male was delayed heavily. We reached Male at around 9pm! We were received at the Airport by Ahmed. Polite and courteous fellow. We were taken to Moonima lounge till the domestic transfer. Then the domestic flight and boat transfer. The boat staff offered nice refreshing wipe. Luggage was taken care of properly. We were extremely unfortunate to...

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2Thank Shubhankar V
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My family spent 8 days at the Kihaad hotel and it was the best family vacation ever.... the beach villas are gorgeous, the beach is great, the food fresh and delicious and the staff is amazingly kind, efficient and pleasant. Mr. Latheef welcomed our family and was extraordinary during our stay! Mr. Nizam gave us a great service cutting the...

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3Thank Paula F
KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Paula F, Greetings from KIhaad Maldives! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we are pleased that you enjoyed our hospitality. Your comments regarding our facilities and food are highly appreciated. We ensure to extend your kind words to our team member who all took care care in ensuring your preferences were delivered during...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful beach! More beautiful than in my dreams. The hotel has been just well refurbished. Our room was a suite on the beach. Very clean. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Really good job guys!

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Marghera34, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! Thank you for your beautiful and valuable review that represents for us the best reward for the work that we rendered every day to offer our guests a very welcoming product live up to expectations and at the same time a further incentive to improve ourselves constantly. We are ecstatic to learn that our...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice Maldivian Resort with a stunning landscape. Despite the weather wasn't the best we managed to experience the truth island beauty in Maldives. Relax and nature, that's all about. Very good quality of Food and service alike. The island has 360 degrees of a wide natural beach with great snorkeling spots and many activities will enable you to discover...

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Mark O, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you to find the time to share your feedback about your holiday at Kihaad Maldives. We are happy that you found your stay wonderful with the beautiful surroundings. We are very proud of our spacious beach with a mild sand and a rich diversity of dive spots. We will transmit your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unwind, Relax and celebrate Life. Redefined, refurbished and recognized as KIHAAD Maldives, nestled on its own 600 meters long, coconut-shaped island, complete with lush green vegetation, long white soft beaches and an adjacent house reef. Whilst the resort offers 124 spacious, private villas and whole range of classic and natural facilities, majority of the island has still been left in its pristine natural state and is a true barefoot Paradise! No News- No Shoes! KIHAAD - named traditionally in local Dhivehi language as `young coconut island` with a beach length of some 1,200 meters around the Island, is a haven of peace, tranquility and serenity. Proudly nestled within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the entire Island and lagoon is the exclusive and private domain of our guests set just across the Hanifaru Bay which is a world renowned Marine Protected Area (MPA) announced by UNESCO, where whale sharks and manta rays meet seasonally and many turtles can be watched along with the delicate coral life. Just like UNESCO, the philosophy of KIHAAD is to focus on the preservation of marine life and local lifestyle, traditional ways and customs of serving and living together. That is why we are the first 'Reserve' island in the Maldives. Guests may fly-in by a scenic Domestic 25-minute flight from the Domestic Airport at Male', the capital of the Maldives to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, the closest airport in the area which only 5-minute speedboat to the island of KIHAAD. Relax in our K Spa with Holistic Asian treatments or go for barefoot walks on the long soft beached that stretch out around the entire island. Join us for a lobster Beach BBQ or stargaze the clear night skies on the jetty. Paradise awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about KIHAAD Maldives

Address: Kihaadhuffaru Island, 6040 (Formerly Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad)
Region: Maldives > Baa Atoll
Price Range: $417 - $1,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — KIHAAD Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad Hotel Baa Atoll
KIHAAD Maldives Baa Atoll
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Baa Atoll
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Baa Atoll
#10 Luxury Hotel in Baa Atoll
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“Depends what kind of room you'd like, sunset or sunrise......”
  • Bed, thoug perfect, mattress to small, blinking light from the router all the time.
  • Villa from the beach.
  • Details that are not up to date for any stars at all.......
  • Prestige villa.
  • Room with very comfortable bed.
 of 5 bubbles AggieOne, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beach villa”
 of 5 bubbles evgeniia0, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is Maldives as you would expect and hope for!”
 of 5 bubbles 62ulrikh, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick the over-water villas or the newly constructed apartments with infinity pool”
 of 5 bubbles RKwatra, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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