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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We went to canareef for 10days in March 16 for our honeymoon and had such an amazing time. The island is just paradise, with the staff working tirelessly to keep it that way! I came down with a horrible cough and cold while there and the staff absolutely bent over backwards for us!! They were all so genuine in wanting...

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Purley, Surrey
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We have just come back from ten days. Lovely resort. Fantastic villas very large with all amenities including coffee making and right on sea front. Food is fab. Staff very very helpful and friendly. Only drawback are in room wifi is dreadful and vertically non existent which is frustrating and difficult. Drinks, spa and excursions very expensive. We ended up...

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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Actually all the team working on this hotel is helpful Specially the chef and the f and b manager They was always stepping out of the way to assist the guests. The hotel is nice and clean I enjoy all the 8 days I stayed their Thank you all

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Pros -Hospitality of the staff was absolutely amazing! They were so welcoming and always prepared to assist. A special thanks to Mustafa our waiter and Haneef in Meera bar for their lovely service. -The bars were a great place to sit and the views were breathtaking. I enjoyed the buffet menu and it was nice to see some variation every...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We spent 4 nights at Canareef which unfortunately was not long enough. We had a Jacuzzi villa (sunset side) which was right on the beach.Nice beach - Villa was beautiful-really good size.Most of the staff were excellent. Complaints- Lousy WIFI- useless but ok if you are there to get away from work.Personally we both preferred a la carte menu at...

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Ringe, Danemark
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Dear all you must go here if you want a relaxing holiday. The diving center PADI is just perfect, the diving master 'Betty' and Jens is very good in giving all people there want to dive or snorkel a fantastic trip to some of the beautiful reefs. Even if you never dived they will help you to get a fantastic...

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I stayied in Canareef 9 nights and what I can say is that I really really enjoyed my time there. My boyfriend and I, have been upgraded to a villa with jacuzzi. Even if we didn't use the jacuzzi I really appreciated this little attention. The room was very clean and cleaning were done twice per day. We haven't chosen...

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Milanowek, Poland
Reviewed 16 February 2016

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We went to Canareef towards end of Jan 2016 For a short 4 days break and absolutely fell in love with this place. The transfers from Male international airport were smooth and on arrival we tasted the warmth of the friendly staff something that was consistent throughout our stay. We stayed in the lagoon (sunset) facing villa with fantastic views...

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Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We just got home from Canareef Resort, which was our 2'nd trip to the maldives. We read a loooooooot of comments and reviews and we had our doubts about going there or not, but we decided to try it out for ourselves and the overall experience was very good. I will start out with the thing that helped us decide...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: $335 - $1,337 (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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“definitely upgrade to a jacuzzi room better side of the island too”
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