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Reviewed 2 January 2013

Stayed at Ellaidhoo from 28/12/12 to 31/12/12 our first visit to the Maldives .The fun started from the moment we landed in Male, you go through customs and then go on a short bus ride to the sea taxi terminal. This was a great experience you board a sea taxi holding about 12 people plus your luggage - take off...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello alanb10.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are pleased that for your first trip to the Maldives, we've made a lasting good impression on you and that it felt like you were somewhere really different.. Its a pleasure to know that you enjoyed every aspect Ellaidhoo...

Reviewed 30 December 2012

Having visited Ellaidhoo back in March 2012 we have decided this is the one place we would like to share our honeymoon in 2013! From the moment we arrived at the Island back in March we felt relaxed and the atmosphere was tranquil, we were given a cold drink and towel after our long connecting flights and speed boat journey...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello 1JamesM.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to holiday with us and for taking the time to share your review “Honeymoon return to Ellaidhoo!” on Trip Advisor.. We are extremely delighted that your finance chose Ellaidhoo to propose to you and have been more than thrilled in helping him with the arrangements.. We also thank you...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2012

If your looking for peace, quiet, warmth, good food, polite service, clean rooms and island, then look no further, this is the place. The speedboat trip to Chaaya Reef Ellaidoo took approx an hour and half and was amazing. Speeding away from Male, the most populated city / industrial island, gave way to more tropic greener small hideaway islands, cast...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello jd_coke_uk.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for taking the time to share your review “Heaven , Paradise place :) :) :)” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are extremely pleased to know that the vacation was everything you hoped for and more in terms of peace, quiet, warmth, good food, polite service, clean rooms and the island as...

Middleham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2012

This was our first visit to the Maldives. I have visited many different countries and this was by far the nicest place I have ever been. I cannot fault anything about either the resort or the staff. The food is fantastic, with plenty of choice and most things cooked in front of you and to your liking. The staff are...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello 644TeresaM.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to holiday with us for your first trip to the Maldives and for sharing your experience “Paradise!!!!!!” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are extremely pleased that your first Maldivian experience was outstanding and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us.. :) We look forward to welcome you for...

Berkshire UK
Reviewed 16 December 2012

We travelled with First Choice, of which we were slightly disapointed with the Flight - due to technical issues with the TV this did not work for the entire flight - nor did my Reading light. This led to a very long flight. Once we finally arrived @ the island we were greeted by lots of friendly staff and a...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello KellyT805.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your experience “Chaaya Reef Elliadhoo” on Trip Advisor.. We are thrilled that you found the food amazing and a brilliant value for money, Staff very Friendly and funny, Reef wonderful, and the whole island very Clean and beautiful, despite the initial glitch.....

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2012

The coral reef that surrounds 95% of the island is fantastic. The island is quite small at 340m x 200m, the drop off into to the deep sea is about 1000m from the pointed tips East to West, and about 250m from North to South. The west end has 24 over water rooms, the East end has 20 "superior" rooms,...

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hello MajorL.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for taking the time to share your experience “Wonderful house reef for snorkelling and diving” on Trip Advisor.. :) We are elated that the time spent here was fantastic for you and your partner.. but more so cause you enjoyed every aspect and service,...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2012

We booked this via First Choice and my only negative is the First choice flight. It would make more sense to charge another £30 per head and include drinks. 10 hours is too long to be constantly charging for drinks. Also on other flights the air stewards ensure the blinds are down so people can sleep that way you dont...

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hello ColinW38.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing our review “Fabulous for snorkelling” on Trip Advisor.. We are extremely pleased that your vacation was as hoped for and that you were able to experience our jewel, along with its myriad collection of fishes and coral.. but more so cause Ellaidhoo...

Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 December 2012

this was my fifth holiday in a resort in maldives loving the seaplane rides on maldivian air taxi (MAT) and the beaches.my previous visits were at fourseasons (near perfect but at a price) ,diva now lux a so so place ,dusit expensive and but not wort it with a poor reef, and hakura hura of the same chain as ellidoo...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello karu007.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “great value for money though not a four seasons” on Trip Advisor.. We are glad that you found us as a great place for value for money.. but more so cause you enjoyed your vacation with us.. We look forward to welcome you and your family for...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2012

We travelled mid November 2012 with First Choice on an all inclusive basis. Fantastic holiday with everything we were expecting and more! Sunshine every day and not a drop of rain in sight! As with any holiday do your own research to avoid disapointment i.e Wall around island, Food & Drink expensive if you are not all inclusive, Non Branded...

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hello JamesPilsworth.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your experience “Excellent service, fantastic sea life & No footwear needed” on Trip Advisor.. We are extremely pleased that your holiday was fantastic with everything as you were expecting and more.. But disheartened, that you think services are provided for tips..However, it...

Brigg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2012

It was our first time in the Maldives and what an island to go to, from the moment we stepped ashore from the speed boat it was brilliant cool towels and the staff welcome made us feel at ease. We had a superior bungalow and could not have asked for more, the room was lovely with the outside shower room...

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hello AdriankC.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “What a wonderful place” on Trip Advisor.. We are thrilled that you will remember this holiday for a long time despite the little mishap.. Hopefully your next vacation with us will be much better.. Looking forward to welcome you and your wife, for another round of relaxed...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, like all nature's wonders, is blessed with a spectacular offering for marine enthusiasts, is known the world over as the dive island in the Maldives.In the shade. Under the palms. On the Beach. Over the water. There are plenty of stylish types of living spaces to choose from at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. The 112 rooms are delightfully designed to blend in with the tropical backdrop and its natural environment.A stunning location combined with star-class facilities and outstanding levels of service. ... more   less 

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Address: Ellaidhoo Island (Formerly Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range: $359 - $1,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Hotel North Ari Atoll
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort
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