One&Only Reethi Rah

Maldives, Indian Ocean

The hotel

Sail into your holiday in style onboard a luxury yacht or speedboat. One&Only Reethi Rah, literally translating to ‘beautiful island’, has over six kilometres of spectacular coastline, bursting with white sandy beaches, blue lagoons and private coves. The resort is awe-inspiring too, sleek and sophisticated with private villas, some with pools, some discreetly spaced along the shore and others on stilts above the ocean. The service here is exceptional — even the sand is raked each morning so yours can be the first foot steps as you step out! Water sports are all the rage or grab your towel and head to one of two swimming pools. For absolute indulgence, a visit to the award-winning One&Only Spa is essential. And if you’re travelling with children, they can be kept busy at the complimentary kids and teen clubs. Dining is a joy at the One&Only Reethi Rah. You can eat in the privacy of your own villa, ordering delicious dishes from several of the restaurants, but it’s always nice to head out. Feast on Asian, Italian and French cuisine at Reethi Restaurant, Japanese delicacies at Tapasake or stunningly fresh ingredients at Botanica, an al-fresco dining venue. In the mood for a party? Rah Bar is lively until the early hours as is Fanditha with its boho-chic seaside setting including divan bolsters and colourful Arabian carpets in the sand.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Teen Club
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Tennis

Where is it

One&Only Reethi Rah is one of the largest private islands in North Malé Atoll. You'll be met on arrival and it's just a short walk to the dock for your transfer. Transfer time from Malé International Airport: 45 minutes by shared luxury boat.

Hotel information

122 spacious villas. All with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with DVD/CD player, telephone, complimentary WiFi, mini-bar, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, iron and board, and concierge service. Beach Villas are tucked away on private beaches and shrouded in foliage for extra privacy, each has a shaded veranda, outdoor shower and 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.

Water Villas are in clusters of four and laid out for the utmost privacy, with wrap-around hammock suspended over the water and 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Beach Villas with Pool, have a shaded veranda and a private beachfront pool, with 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Water Villas with Pool have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.

Two-Villa Residences with Pool are ideal for families, comprising 2 Beach Villas with Pool, separated by a 5-metre walkway – in one villa there is 1 king-size bed, in the other villa there are 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children.

Grand Water Villa with wraparound over-water hammock and platform for sun beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Grand Beach Villa 2 Bed has master bedroom with 1 king-size bed and a second bedroom with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children.

3-Bedroom Grand Sunset Residence consists of 2 separate villas adjoined by an external walkway, sleeping maximum 6 adults and 4 children (4 rollaway beds permitted, available on request).

Reethi Restaurant (luxury French brasserie cuisine, Asian cuisine and Italian cuisine, open for breakfast and dinner), Tapasake (modern Japanese cuisine, open for dinner on selected evenings), Fanditha (Arabian beachside cuisine and DJ, open for dinner on selected evenings and for daily 'Magical Hours' early evening cocktails), Botanica (fresh seafood and natural produce, open for dinners on selected evenings), Rabarbaro (exquisite Italian dishes, open for lunch), The Beach Club at ClubOne (lunchtime salads, seafood and grills). In-villa dining. Rah Bar (live music/cocktails), Fanditha Bar and Epicure wine cellar. Freeform infinity-edge family pool, adult only lap pool extending over the lagoon and a kids pool with slides and mini-loungers (at KidsOnly). Fitness centre. One&Only Spa* with steam rooms, saunas and yoga pavilion. Complimentary non-motorised water sports including snorkelling, windsurfing, pedaloes. Motorised water sports*, sailing*, and diving*. Tennis, table tennis, FIFA certified football field, beach volleyball. Climbing wall*. Art studio*. KidsOnly club (4-9 years, children under 4 years welcome accompanied by parent/guardian), OneTribe club (9–11 years) and Teen Club (12–17 years) – local charge applies for select activities, such as art classes and excursions. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. 24-hour room service. Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort.

Good general access for guests who are able to walk short distances and can manage up to six steps. For more information and contact details please check out ourSpecial Assistance page

*Denotes local charge. 

Please note: Families with children are permitted to stay in all over-water villas, subject to the signing of a legal waiver document at the time of booking. 

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Jul 19, 2019 walaanasr2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The resort locates on a nice Island and it is the best there where the service,the cleanliness,the staff and the management all are amazing and sure we will visit this place again. All the things there makes you feel that you are in your home and really thank you and mich appreciated for that.
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Jul 17, 2019 Khalifa A Dubai, United Arab Emirates

I checked out yesterday and had a good time and everything looks exactly like the pictures except for the service which is really important for the amount paid. The island was huge and had a variety of options like activities, food and etc... I will list all the points I went through that made it horrible to me. 1. Housekeeping: they missed the… Read more
I checked out yesterday and had a good time and everything looks exactly like the pictures except for the service which is really important for the amount paid. The island was huge and had a variety of options like activities, food and etc... I will list all the points I went through that made it horrible to me. 1. Housekeeping: they missed the turn down service although I called and fixed a timing. 2.Housekeeping: I paid 800 dollars for late checkout and spent the day y the each and was really surprised that the villa was ignored and was messy from the day before. 3. They had an Italian night so we ordered pasta which is the easiest to cook and it was the WORST PASTA EVER. I have never eaten a pasta that tasted like that although the presentation you the buffet was incredible. 4.Beach club: a waiter called Ali was really rude and made me feel like I was punished and didn't propose alternative options just because I was 8 minutes late without notice. I always ordered expensive wine and felt I had to stay and finish my bottle starving, I asked for them to call the management which never happened and from that request the whole resorts menu was proposed! 5. We looked 2 villas, the water villas door wasn't working so we asked them to fix the problem and waited for minimum half an hour in the heat. the GM was aware of the situation when we bumped into him at therein pool and nothing happened. an employee called Hussain sent someone to fix and the employee told him verbally it doesn't work and he insisted to convince us that there is nothing wrong and it works while we were waiting outside. They sent the team at 9-10 PM while we were asleep and asked therm nicely to leave. 6.After all those complaints nothing was done, they didn't care except for a nice gentleman at the reception called Karam apologized and understood what we went through. overall, our experience was horrible and we need a vacation from this vacation. Its a beautiful resort but needs better and stronger management I think. PS: If you ask any staff to call the management they will NOT and they don't care. Not one&only standard at all. I highly recommend the FOUR SEASONS Landaa Giraavaru, you will bbe shocked with the level of service. always extra miles not just mile! service is everything in such trips, I don't care how beautiful the resort is! Read less
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Jul 17, 2019 JihanS15

I don’t recommend the one and only. I did stay there with my family for 6 nights and it didn’t seem like an authentic and charming place to stay. We felt nickeled and dimed for everything and the up-charge was actually simply irrational. I do have to say that the rooms are spacious with gorgeous furniture and setting. The staff is professional and… Read more
I don’t recommend the one and only. I did stay there with my family for 6 nights and it didn’t seem like an authentic and charming place to stay. We felt nickeled and dimed for everything and the up-charge was actually simply irrational. I do have to say that the rooms are spacious with gorgeous furniture and setting. The staff is professional and well trained. The restaurants have a lot of food options. The beaches are magical. But the up charge part gets annoying “ sunbum sunscreen” is for $56 :) and if you even want water on the beach you have to pay for it after paying $2000 for your room ;) We asked to arrange for a whale shark adventure and our butler tells us with a straight face that it’s $17,000 for a seaplane followed by $4000 for a boat ride .. we ended up checking out on our 6th night and going to another hotel and doing the excursion for $55. Yoga on the sandbar is for $500 . Just non sensical price tags that get under your skin. ( or at least mine) I just didn’t feel the sense of hospitality. Again, the hotel is clean, luxurious , well equipped and beautiful. I just didn’t feel home being there Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating 10th anniversary made very special with one & only !!

Jul 10, 2019 Fahad_and_Fatma Doha, Qatar

We celebrated our 10th anniversary at this hotel.. it was a seemless experience from airport arrival to check in to dining to check out Staff were super friendly & there is nothing you wish for that cannot be possible. Been to Maldives many times and this resort is my favorite by far
Image of the Tripadvisor rating By far our best vacation

Jul 8, 2019 Maps32769387138 St. Petersburg, Florida

We are avid travelers and would recommend this resort without reservation. Staff is world class. Accommodations were Beyond what any pictures could reflect( we stayed in a Private Overwater Grand Villa with pool and spa). Food was incredible and with plenty of variety! Our children are 3 and 4 loved it and were very well accommodated. We will be… Read more
We are avid travelers and would recommend this resort without reservation. Staff is world class. Accommodations were Beyond what any pictures could reflect( we stayed in a Private Overwater Grand Villa with pool and spa). Food was incredible and with plenty of variety! Our children are 3 and 4 loved it and were very well accommodated. We will be back next year! Read less