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Canareef Resort Maldives

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Vejen, Denmark
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Every thing is like a dream. The resort houses are spacy and nice. Beautyful view from bed to the beach so you can wake up with an impressive view. Tv, minibar ( not used as we were outside all day and had all inclusive), amazing outside private shower. Sunbeds and bicycles also at house. Beach just outside the house feels...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Canareef Resort is absolutely amazing, we flew from Male to Gan which was a bit more than a one hour journey, this was all arranged by the Hotel. Our Villa was very nice and we had a beautiful view from our window, the beds were quite hard but you get used to it after a few nights. Something adventurous...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We booked this hotel last minute and we were nicely surprised. Stayed in jacuzzi sunset villa, which is on excellent location on the beach. Beaches on this big island are not naturally sandy but were created by lodging of huge amounts of sand to beaches. Staff are exceptionally friendly and polite. Food is not very much to expect from, but...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great resort to stay at - the staff are extremely friendly and very helpful. It looks just like the pictures! The buffet food was great, although could get a little same-y after a week. You can pay for food at the bars outside the all inclusive which is actually a much higher standard. The beaches are very nice but only...

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We've stayed at this resort for 8 nights. Our villa, a sunset beachvilla was clean and comfortable with a nice view on the beach and ocean. To be honest, the beach itself was not wat we had expected. It didn't have the white sand beach with crystal clear blue water what you would expect in the Maldives. There is a...

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Thank togians
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Canareef looked amazing from the outset because we had never been to the Maldives before. It was beautiful but I would have to go to a different island if I were to go to the Maldives again. The beach was quite stoney and the water was full of algae and seaweed so that you'd have to wade out to get...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Quiet , great view, ocean is excellent , warm, sunny, and relaxing. Services , staff , all good! Snorkeling just outside the villa...a lot of exotic fish, baby sharks...harmless. Unforgettable vacation in January!

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Eastleigh UK
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The flight over all the islands of the Maldives was a great start. We had a warm welcome on arrival in Canareef and were upgraded to a villa with a jacuzzi which was lovely to have,especially as it was one containing only a salt tablet, instead of chemicals, as the English ones seem to have! We used it a lot....

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 6 January 2017

the perfect villa with ocean view, a quiet place in the middle of nature. Good and variat food, very nice people serving you at room and restaurant. Huge pool, good music, excellent spa. The beach is wonderful

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Thank deleanudiana
London
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It's hard to know where to begin with the Canareef but I can certainly share where it ended: leaving early! Unfortunately we arrived at Canareef having already spent 8 nights in the Maldives at a fabulous place on the South Ari atoll so in comparison, it just did not stack up and within hours of arriving we just wanted to...

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Willem W, Director of Sales and Marketing at Canareef Resort Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Louse Jane, First of all thank you very much for reaching out to us with your candid review of your stay with us. Although we would not particular agree with every point you have made we value your opinion. I understand from my colleagues at the resort you experienced some unfortunate incidences while staying with us. In regards...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives, lies the idyllic Canareef Resort Maldives, a 271 villa resort that presents the best the country has to offer. Our island spans 4.5 kilometres, which is the longest island resort in the country. Indulge in the multitude of activities the resort has for you to enjoy. Go beneath the waves, experience our 25 unique dive locations and spot dolphins all year round. Leave your inhibitions at home and 'Step Out of The Blue' with us. Canareef Resort Maldives welcomes you with 271 spacious rooms for your honeymoon, friends or family. Each villa is refined by nature and designed for guests to enjoy the lush natural vegetation of the Island. Our villas consists of 80 Sunrise Villas, 71 Sunset Beach Villas and 120 Jacuzzi Villas from sizes of 76sqm - 97sqm. The Equator Crossing to the Resort would be one of the key highlights of your trip to our Island with your loved ones or friends, as guests get to view breath-taking aerial view of the Maldives expansive turquoise blue atolls riddle in the Indian Ocean. All guests to the Island via domestic flight will receive a personalised Equator Crossing Certificate from the Captain of the airplane. Just when you thought the fun and thrills was about to stop, hold on to your seats and be blown away by a short 10-minute exhilarating speed boat ride from Gan International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canareef Resort Maldives

Address: 19060 (Formerly J Resort Handhufushi)
Region: Maldives > Addu Atoll > Herathera Island
Price Range: $309 - $1,364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Canareef Resort Maldives 4*
Number of rooms: 271
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Also Known As:
j Resort Handhufushi Hotel Addu Atoll
j Hotel Handhufushi
j Hotel Addu Atoll
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“Pick the room with hot tub you won't be dissatisfying”
Dianamills, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Sunset Villas. NB. The Jacuzzi villas are a very long way away from the restaurant.”
  • View from our villa
  • Entrance to a group of unobtrusive villas
  • Our very own sunset!
  • The outside bathroom
  • Sunrise villa outlook - Indian Ocean
  • Our Villa
TouristSussex, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“definitely upgrade to a jacuzzi room better side of the island too”
dianeclements122, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Jacuzzi Villa looking into the lagoon, the sea is less fierce and the Jacuzzi is fab.”
JohnLWard, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not too far or too close to the restaurants”
607hannar, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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