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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
Updated 29/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Noku Maldives is situated in Noonu Atoll, just 45 minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport or via a 40- minute transfer to the new domestic airport (Maafaru) on Maldivian Airlines.. This is followed by a 15-minute speedboat. With 50 modern private villas on Kuda Funafaru in Noonu Atoll. The hotel offers comfort, space and tranquility that is second to none. The crystal blue lagoon reveals diverse fish life where one might even spot our resident sea turtle. Set sail on our Dhoni to discover spinner dolphins, savour the world on a plate with our tasty international cuisine. Indulge the senses with our wellness treatments at Noku Spa.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Diving
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Airport transportation
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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English, French, Arabic, Filipino and 5 more

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Mika S wrote a review Dec 2021
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We stayed at Noku for a week for our honeymoon. Amazing experience and exceptionally friendly staff. Special thanks to Ulviyya Gahramanli the sales director who made our journey very special and full of surprises! Would definitely recommend going there! Thank you Mika and Lala
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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FlorinRica wrote a review Dec 2021
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Noku is a 5 star hotel... what a joke! First night we landed in Male, Noku doesn't have they own bus or lounge like the rest 5 star hotels, we waited 3 hours in a common longe which was very busy and crowded. In the end we reached the island, where we were met by the baggage handlers with no drinks or greetings what so ever. We went to eat and after we checked in. There was no one at the reception, we waited 20 min until someone arrived... Being my wife's birthday, we ordered a romantic dinner on the beach. The food was of medium quality however there were only two candles at the table and you couldn't see anything. Actually, the one thing we saw was the bill... 608 euro for a menu of seafood and a bottle of Moet. We live in Monaco, we never saw these prices anywhere except the 3 star michelin restaurants, where the champagne is cold, unlike at Noku, where the champagne is warm and the food is cold... We then came in the hotel room, where on the bed it was written happy birthday for my wife, however they wrote another name on the bed, not of my wife....We went to sleep because we were tired of the journey, but at 23.45 we were awakened by the staff of the restaurant with the birthday cake, sorry for the delay. That's Noku for you, very little staff and little experience. Never will you see someone where they are supposed to be. We didn't know who was the manager, he didn't show up in 7 days. The breakfast was by far the worst I have seen, coming to the Maldives 1-2 times a year in the past 10 years.... The dinner at the main restaurant likewise, a joke. The only acceptable place was the bar and the poolside restaurant. A single person serves the bar and the restaurant alone with the chef, which they do a good job. They were the only professional people on the whole island. The positives are that the island in beautiful, with a large beach and grassy areas, the vilas were clean, good diving at Jambe. However, the rest is a clear sign of cost cutting to the bones which is against the comfort of the guests. My opinion... Noku is a 3 start resort at best.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Sahir19 wrote a review Nov 2021
Haifa, Israel113 contributions18 helpful votes
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Cleanliness: 10/10. Staff: 10/10! Really they’re very friendly. Rooms :over thecwater sunset villa: 10/10. Room amenities: 10/10 has everything. Including: coffee, tea, minibar, macrons, biscuits, shampoo, body wash, conditioner, body lotion, hair dryer, iron (request), toothbrush and paste, shower cap, vanity kit, robes, towels, slippers and flip flops, umbrella, safe, beach bag, alarm and speaker. Breakfast: 8/10 quiet the same everyday. Lunch: 8/10 nothing special. Dinner: 9/10 overall very good. Bars: 6/10 ok making cocktails. * i have informed the hotel by email prior to my arrival that it will be my wife’s birthday in our 3rd day of stay. They had prepared a flower basket in the dinner area and at the end a cake with candle. When we got back to the room a bed decoration with happy birthday was waiting for us. Such a pleasant stay.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Do ask the stuff for whatever cones to mind. They’re really helpful.
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Response from Manoharan Mannarlingam, General Manager at Noku Maldives
Responded 25 Nov 2021
Dear Sahir19 Thank you so much for choosing us as your choice of accommodation to celebrate your wife's birthday! I'm glad that both of you had a pleasant stay with us and hope we made this a memorable birthday celebration. We hope to welcome both of you soon to Noku Maldives! Manoharan Mannarlingam General Manager
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Mark T wrote a review Nov 2021
Rochester, United Kingdom7 contributions10 helpful votes
Family of 4, children aged 8 & 9. Seaplane took around 45 mins with full VIP service courtesy of the Noku staff at the airport who guide you through the process and made it feel like a breeze after a long flight. Greeted by staff on landing who take your luggage and offer refreshments, check in starts at 2pm but by the time you do your lateral flow test and explore the island this was no issue for us. We opted for the water villa with sunset view and private pool, I could not recommend this room highly enough. Bed was huge, think it was an emperor size, kids had one fold out bed and a bed on the window cill which wasn't ideal due to the firmness of it but this was rectified on Day 2 by the cleaning staff. Bathroom was huge with 2 showers (one outdoor) and access to the balcony/pool area. Views in the evening of the sunset were simply stunning and the pool/easy access to the ocean made spending the extra money very much worth it. Free soft drinks, tea and coffee was a nice touch. Breakfast was very good, eggs cooked to order as standard but the buffet was changed daily which is a very good idea as it can get a bit same same otherwise. Lunch and dinner menu were the same in the 2 restaurants which was fine as the selection was vast. Chicken curry from the main restaurant and lobster stir fry Asian restaurant were the highlights for us but the kids also adored the thin crust pizzas. Quite expensive and prices are then subject to ~20% tax on top but you are in the Maldives so as expected really. The bar offers snacks throughout the day with the chicken wings and calamari being our top picks. Snorkelling was amazing, saw thousands of tropical fish, a few sharks, turtles. Noku offer free snorkelling gear for the duration of your stay which was also a nice touch. Overall this is a stunning resort and everything I expected plus more, the only slight disappointment was the attentiveness of some of the staff, not all but just a few.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 25 Nov 2021
Dear mtanday Thank you so much for the 5 Star review and rating! I'm glad that you and your family enjoyed the stay, food and the facilities of Noku Resort. I have taken note of the point on attentiveness of some of the staffs and rest assured this will be addressed with the Team. We hope to welcome you and your family again soon to Noku Maldives! Manoharan Mannarlingam General Manager
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Curiosity225858 wrote a review Nov 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates2 contributions
Maldives is heaven on earth. Beautiful white sand beaches, clear oceans and rainbows in the sky. We stayed at Noku for a week and it was a beautiful resort. The staff was fantastic Mr. Basil, Mr. Assad all the servers Deepak, Ashil all went above and beyond to make sure we had a lovely experience. They accommodated all of my toddlers meal requests and ensured she had a lovely time. The beach villa was beautifully decorated and the resort was very clean. Thankyou all for a lovely experience we will surely be returning soon.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 25 Nov 2021
Dear Curiosity225858 Thank you so much for choosing us as choice of accommodation and i am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for compliments and for recognizing Basil, Assad, Restaurant Team, Deepak and Ashil who made this a memorable stay for you. We hope to see you soon again at Noku Maldives! Manoharan Mannarlingam General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$540 - US$2,003 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesNoonu AtollKudafunafaru Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about Noku Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Noku Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Noku Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Noku Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Noku Maldives?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Noku Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Noku Maldives have airport transportation?
Yes, Noku Maldives offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Noku Maldives located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.04 km away from the centre of Kudafunafaru Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Noku Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Noku Maldives?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Noku Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Hindi, Thai, Arabic, Indonesian, and Korean.
Does Noku Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.