Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

Maldives, Indian Ocean

The hotel

This lush resort is blessed with amazingly colourful coral reefs, a fine white sandy beach on one side of the island and a turquoise lagoon, making it perfect for those seeking unspoiled surrounds in which to relax. You won’t want to miss the underwater world though so be sure to grab a snorkel, jump in and discover the spectacular marine life. Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon offers warm friendly service and has a great range of amenities, as well as regular entertainment for those chilled island evenings. Choose to access the island by an exhilarating speedboat ride or travel by seaplane, a great way to arrive, offering spectacular aerial views.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Beachfront location
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkelling

Where is it

In the northeast of North Ari Atoll. Transfer time from Malé International Airport: 30 minutes by seaplane or 1 hour 30 minutes by speedboat. Please note: Seaplane transfers to/from your resort will only operate in daylight hours. Speedboat transfers are more economical, are available during daylight hours (except May-September) and are weather dependent. Please ensure your international flights into and out of Malé allow for these schedules.

Hotel information

112 rooms and bungalows. All with terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, complimentary, telephone, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar*, safe, hairdryer and iron. Standard Rooms are located on the island, open out onto the gardens and have outdoor showers, with 1 king-size bed, plus extra bed on request, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

Standard All Inclusive package: includes buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner plus selection of local snacks served between 10.30am-11.30am, 4.00pm-6.00pm and 10.30pm-11.30pm: unlimited regular house brands from a a selection of spirits and wines (served by the glass only), unlimited cocktails and mocktails from a select menu, selection of draught beer, selection of carbonated soft drinks, canned fruit juice, mineralized water plus teas and coffees at all outlets. Access to gym, badminton, tennis, squash courts, table tennis, billiard, snooker, beach volleyball and football (equipment included).

Virgin All Inclusive: includes buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in allocated buffet, plus morning, evening and late night snacks. Local and premium branded spirits, wines and cocktails, fresh juices and milk shakes, still bottled water, and tea and coffee. Plus one seafood grill or steak dinner at the the table (once per stay), a platter of chocolates in room on second day and mini-bar including soft drinks and beer (replenished once daily). One dolphin watching excursion per stay. Use of fitness centre, badminton, tennis courts, table tennis, snooker and squash.

Premium All Inclusive package: includes all inclusions of the standard package plus a welcome bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, in-room mini-bar stocked with beer, soft drinks and selection of snacks (replenished daily), premium international brand spirits wines and cocktails, unlimited fresh juice and mild shakes, 2 complimentary excursions from selected list - per person per stay (weather permitting), invitation to 2 special themed party events organized by the resort, one special dinner on the beach with the option of a mixed seafood grill or steak, signature 60 minute Balinese spa treatment at Chavana Spa once every 5 night stay and turndown service every night.

Please note: Outside the hours of 7:30 and midnight any drinks consumed (regardless of AI package booked) will be charged on consumption.

Superior Rooms are in two-storey blocks (with two Superior Rooms on each floor) and face the ocean. These spacious rooms have 1 king-size bed and 1 single bed (extra bed available), sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Beach Bungalows are individual and look out to sea, offering more privacy, and have 1 king-size bed plus extra bed on request, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

Water Bungalows are set on stilts over the water, with private deck, and have 1 king-size bed plus extra bed on request, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Madi Restaurant (international buffet, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Malamathi Restaurant & Bar (exclusively for guests staying in Water Bungalows). Iruohsnee bar and coffee shop. EYZ Bar. Malamathi Poolside Bar. Infinity swimming pool. Chavana Spa* with choice of massages and treatments. Fitness room. PADI dive centre*. Snorkelling* and canoeing*. Tennis, table tennis, squash, badminton and billiard table. Island hopping excursions*, manta safaris* and fishing trips*. Entertainment including live bands and DJ music. Laundry service. Complimentary WiFi.

*Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Welcome to paradise🙂

May 4, 2021 Dmitry_7783

It was great time and nice memories! Amazing place for diving and snorkeling! Though be careful if you do it during the night time as sharks might react unexpectedly on a flash light, I was hit by a shark during such an activity. Definetly recommend to try special dinner in the hut, go for lobster for the main dish 👌🙂. All the personal was… Read more
It was great time and nice memories! Amazing place for diving and snorkeling! Though be careful if you do it during the night time as sharks might react unexpectedly on a flash light, I was hit by a shark during such an activity. Definetly recommend to try special dinner in the hut, go for lobster for the main dish 👌🙂. All the personal was friendly and helpful, thank you all for the nice holiday on this amazing island! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Our reunion with our grandchild

May 1, 2021 HowickDavels

Since the COVID pandemic broke out and most countries closed their borders for travellers we were unable to meet our first grandchild as they are living in Dubai and we are from South Africa. Maldives was a perfect choice for our reunion and Ellaidhoo by Cinnamon did not disappoint! The staff is friendly, the facilities are excellent and also… Read more
Since the COVID pandemic broke out and most countries closed their borders for travellers we were unable to meet our first grandchild as they are living in Dubai and we are from South Africa. Maldives was a perfect choice for our reunion and Ellaidhoo by Cinnamon did not disappoint! The staff is friendly, the facilities are excellent and also child friendly! We have made memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you to the manager and his staff. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Quick visit in island!!

Apr 29, 2021 Pathfinder826004

A must recommended resort to stay! Well accommodated staff, special thanks to ate vicky for helping me throughout the stay. Everything was really perfect. Surely will be back soon!! Keep safe everyone.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing resort

Apr 27, 2021 Go36811455432

Our experience with this resort is fantastic ! Warm welcome from staff, Marivic from the reception is amazing she assist us in any inquiries that we have and make sure that we’re comfortable, food was great with lots of choices. There are bunch of activities that you can do around the resort make sure to try sunset fishing it was so much fun that… Read more
Our experience with this resort is fantastic ! Warm welcome from staff, Marivic from the reception is amazing she assist us in any inquiries that we have and make sure that we’re comfortable, food was great with lots of choices. There are bunch of activities that you can do around the resort make sure to try sunset fishing it was so much fun that we did it every day 😁 whatever fish you catch will be serve at your table 👌🤤 Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Fabulous!

Apr 22, 2021 barbaracG3378QE Dubai, United Arab Emirates

We loved our holiday here!... staff were excellent, kitchen staff were accommodating and we were well looked after by Charuka and Naufal.... our room was lovely and maintained very well by Shabon.... we loved the fact they are working on different ways to make things more environmentally friendly... we will definitely be returning.