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Canareef Resort Maldives

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Getting there
Gan-Seenu Airport10 km
Kaadedhdhoo Airport29 km
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My family and I spent seven nights from 16 December 2018 to 23 December 2018 at the Canareef resort in the Maldives on an all-inclusive package. We departed from O. R Tambo on SA2970 to Gan in the Maldives at 9pm South African time. The flight took approximately 6 hours 45
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Wonderful service from the staff making it a memorable holiday. The food is excellent and the combination of really world class service, comfortable rooms and good food make this a top notch resort. It is not the most glamorous of the resorts - but do not let that set you back.
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Had a beautiful room on the sunset side of the island! Best food I have had at an all inclusive resort in ages! The staff are so obliging and nothing is too much trouble! Excellent buggy service around the resort at all times and to the south of the island where the good beach
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Very good service. I went because purchased a good deal with meals included. It is a run down business. If you are looking for a high end Luxury resort, it is not the place. In my opinion, landscape is a little messy and cheap. They all use unpaved sand as floor.
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We went with our friend and family and the service is very bad. Me and my dad went to breakfast and we ate and went back to the room. Later when my sister an mom went the said that they had already eaten and don't serve them food. The room were very nice tho.
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How do we book transport from Male Airport to the resort?
Do we need to take swim towels ?
No - the hotel provides you with beach towels in your room and there are towels at the pools.
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Hi, they definitely cater for weddings at Canareef, they even have a shop there that sells wedding dresses. I’m sure they would help, even if it’s for a small group. Regards, George
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Hi, can we use credit cards at you resort?
Yes you can
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"Best villas-Sunset,we would recommend Nos 102-110."
"Choose Sunrise Villas - You will have access to the beach"
"Jacuzzi Beach Villa"
"Take fully inclusive, drinks are very expensive. If you like hearing the ocean waves, take the sunrise side!"
"Advice is to choose a ocean facing room. It’s fantastic. You can step out of your room on the the patio and walk a few steps onto the beach"
US$160 - US$1,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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