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At a glance

  • Luxurious Island Retreat
  • Deserted Beaches
  • Island Excursions
  • Spa

Hotel facilities

Bar

Fishing

Fitness Centre

Internet Access

Scuba

Swimming Pool

Beach Holiday

Half Board

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

4.5

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Royal Island Resort and Spa

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This beautiful resort has every facility you could wish for to make your stay utterly relaxing. All around it are the attractions - unspoiled beaches, uninhabited islands and crystal-clear water teeming with marine life, where you can while away hours in peaceful seclusion or explore the reefs on the regular island-hopping excursions.

Where is it?

118km northwest of Malé in Baa atoll. Transfer time: 20 min fixed wing domestic flight to Dharavandhoo Island followed by a 20 min speedboat transfer to Royal Island.

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Room information

148 Beach Villas with air-conditioning and ceiling fan, satellite TV, telephone, mini-bar* and safe. Rooms sleep max 2 adults and 1 child.

Facilities

Maakanaa Restaurant (buffet), Boli Bar and Raabondhi Restaurant (a la carte), Palm Terrace (alfresco snacks and lunches). 3 separate bars. Swimming pool. Fitness centre*. Spa* offering a range of beauty treatments and massage. Water sports* available include scuba-diving, snorkelling, day and night fishing, big-game fishing. Regular island-hopping excursions*. Overnight picnic trip*. Free WiFi is available in main reception.

Additional information

Half Board includes: Buffet breakfast and dinner in the main restaurant.

*Denotes local charge.

All Inclusive

Includes buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant. Domestic brand alcoholic beverages and soft drinks. Sports & activities include non-motorised water sports.

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Royal Island Resort and Spa

  • What to Expect:
    • 4.5 Location
    • 4.5 Sleep Quality
    • 4.5 Rooms
    • 4.5 Service
    • 4.0 Value
    • 4.5 Cleanliness
  • Traveller Rating:
    • Excellent (332)
    • Very Good (144)
    • Average (39)
    • Poor (12)
    • Terrible (12)

We went with our two children (11, 14). It was perfect for us, and we didn't mid so much the kids around the pool. Honeymooners might be a little put off - but then there is always the beach instead...

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4 of 5 stars
Nov 10, 2014 - simon t - Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom

We went with our two children (11, 14). It was perfect for us, and we didn't mid so much the kids around the pool. Honeymooners might be a little put off - but then there is always the beach instead... Read more . More 'family' than uber couple idyll. The food was superb for the all inclusive buffet - best all inclusive we have ever done, and although the drinks were not totally free flowing there was a good selection. To get here was another flight from male to a small island (20 mins), and then the speedboat to the island - this was ok, although watch out were to go when you hit male (look for the little booth / stand). The rooms are very slightly dated - but ok, everything obviously within a reasonable walking distance. The one thing that I didn't like so much was the artificial rock barrier that rings the island - understanding that its vital to stop the island eroding, but it does spoil the view a little. Although it made a great artificial reef for fish spotting. Overall - if you get the right price for this place, and have kids - totally go for it. We loved it. If you are on a bigger budget and looking for high end ultra cool Maldives - look elsewhere. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Nov 7, 2014 - Lacra_MioaraRomania - Romania

Our honeymoon holiday in November 2014 was a dream come true, with excelent services, delicious variety of food, nice and helpfull staff, and a quiet comfortable room surrounded by exotic luxurious... Read more vegetation and beautifull blue sea, which by the way was full with fishes, we even had the chance to see and swim with a turtle just in front of our house. Ideal honeymoon vacation, and i dont regret traveling so far for it. Would definately come back . Read less

5 of 5 stars
Nov 5, 2014 - nicola t - London, United Kingdom

I am rarely one that writes reviews unless I am exceptionally impressed or subject to extremely bad service. summary bad -you pay for your own drinks with half board, alchol is expensive $18 for two... Read more shots of baileys -even UK Savoys don't charge that, cant take alchol into or out of the country. summary good- food amazing, staff incredible, spa massage simply the best, free activities table tennis, squash, snokerlling equipments hire for free, house keeping twice a day if requested, I start with my only bad point -alchol is expensivvvvve - we paid $18 dollars for two shots of baileys and $36 for two shots of brandy. a whole bottle of baileys would cost me £10, even at the Savoys in London you wouldn't pay18. something I also thought was cheeky is I couldn't buy baileys at duty free into the country on grounds that its not allowed, muslim country etc but I was like why do they then sell it there. best not to sell it at all. and on our way back to the UK, we took a lovely bottle of champagne we had been given by the hotel for our honeymoon but this was seized by the customs saying you couldn't take it out -didn't quite understand that logic either. The Island was amazing, the staff took customer service to a new level -ab amir who look after our room was beyond satisfactory, housekeeping twice a day -can you imagine that. Anna at the Spa had gifted hands. it rained for a few days as it was raining season, but this wasnt bad as umbrella were provided. Food is an important factor for me and the spread laid out at island hotel is out of this world. you would think how many different ways can you make a breakfast buffet interesting but they sure did do this every day. Read less

5 of 5 stars
Nov 4, 2014 - Matej J

A beautiful resort with friendly staff and excellent cuisine. The large open buffet with a large selection of different food from local to international. House reef is excellent for snorkeling. In... Read more November, we were on our honeymoon. Excellent service excellent diving center. I recommend all inclusive. Read less

4 of 5 stars
Nov 3, 2014 - Goutdo R

Quiet, relaxing, full sport activities, very good food, perfect clean beach houses, smiling employees everything is done for the client to be the only one on this beautiful island. If you want to... Read more Quiet, relaxing, full sport activities, very good food, perfect clean beach houses, smiling employees... everything is done for the client to be the only one on this beautiful island. If you want to dive, the center is great, if you want to have massages, the spa is a paradise. The minuses for me are the unexisting Entertainment in the evening, all extras are a bit expensive and the rocks are quite near to the beach to separate the lagoon from the reef. Read less

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