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Excellent

ProWhite beaches, blue ocean, great snorkeling, total...

ConsA bit too hot for playing squash :-)

This is a trip report from the trip that my wife Nikki and I went on during Easter of 2004. We were at Sun Island in the Maldives in the period April 4th to April 12th. This was a pure beach vacation so I can summarize it few words: sun, beach, sea, snorkeling, relaxing with a good book and a...

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Excellent

“Cruising round the Maldives”

published 16/11/2006

ProPeaceful, beautiful, relaxing and great to recharg...

ConsNone - unless you are looking for nightlife!

I am not a great one for holidays myself but there was something about the advert for a cruise around the Maldives that caught my eye. After a few years of a very hectic and demanding job (and having just finished a period of studying as well) I knew deep down that I needed to get away from it...

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Excellent

ProFantastic weather, scrumptious SCUBA diving

ConsCan be expensive if you don't keep checking your h...

When and How? Having always wanted to go out to the Maldives but never having the "right" person to go with - Mr. Right came along in August 2003 and a last minute trip was put together in June 2004. It really was last minute, about a week before we had booked time off work. We were amazed at the...

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Excellent

ProSmall, Friendly, Quiet, NIce Rooms, Priced well

ConsToo Quiet for some,Long travelling time from uk

This review is based purely on our holiday to Komandoo in February 2006 There are many different islands offering many different holidays. For a impartial view on all holidays I suggest you buy RESORTS oF THE MALDIVES by Adrian Neville Tour Operator Hayes and Jarvis Price £1650 Each 14 days Feb...

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Excellent

ProSnorkelling - amazing house reef

ConsNone - not for people who want the big plush pampe...

We stayed at Vilamendhoo from 7th October to 22nd October 2007. It was our 2nd time to the Maldives (went to Kuredu last year for our honeymoon), and we found this island completely different to our first Maldives experience. The island is a reasonable size, and takes about 15-20 minutes to walk...

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Excellent

“Flower of the Indies”

published 01/06/2001

Protropical fish, coral sand, privacy

Consyou might find it too quiet

Once upon a time, a Maldivian fisherman was sailing in the sea at night. On board he had a large clay pot full of drinking water, so once he got thirsty, he opened the pot ready to drink. But he never dared. What he saw inside was the moon itself, shining, bright and full. Thrilled, he quickly...

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Super

ProIdyllic, peaceful, tropical fish

ConsExpensive, not much to do, it's not Cornwall!

I open my eyes and see a clear blue sky; not a cloud contaminates it. I am lying down and below my hands I can feel warm soft sand. This must be a dream, as never before have I felt such utopia. I scoop some sand up into my hand and feel the grains trickling through my fingers. As the grains...

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Excellent

ProIdyllic beautiful island, amazing weather, amazing...

Consnone!

Sun Island is one of several Maldivian island resorts run by the Villa Hotels chain. Our holiday was for 2 weeks at the 4.5 star rated Sun Island in the South Ari Atoll, 2 1/2 hours by boat from Male. This resort was only 3 years old when we went. The island was beautiful, exactly as you see in...

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Excellent

ProPerfect beaches, close-up of exotic sea life, and ...

ConsA little expensive, monotonous after a few days

I know it sounds dramatic, but it's true! A holiday in the Maldives completely relaxes you. I don't think I've ever felt more comfortable. I had enough frequent flyer miles on my account with Sri Lankan Airlines, so this summer, while I was in Colombo with an American surfer-type friend, we took...

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Super

ProTotal relaxation, spectacular setting

ConsLong flight, sunbed rage

My partner and I decided to visit Bi-ya-doo after a lot of investigation on the internet. We didn't want a huge resort, just somewhere where we could potter around at our own pace and unwind after a stinker of a year! Bi-ya doo seemed to fit our bill as it has only 96 rooms on the island, has a...

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Excellent

“Maldive update”

published 03/07/2003

ProRelaxing or Active

ConsNone

See my latest review on Embudu village http://travel.ciao.co.uk/EmbuduVillageMaldivesReview5731213 Also on Summer Island village - http://travel.ciao.co.uk/SummerIslandVillageMaldivesReview5686286 Also my review on Fihalhohi Island Resort -http://travel.ciao.co...

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Excellent

ProBeauty, Remote, Snorkling, Relaxing

ConsLong flight

Having returned from Lily Beach Resort in the Maldives only 7 days ago, I had to write a review. My wife and I traveled to the Maldives for our honeymoon, a 10 and a half hour flight on Monarch airlines, from Gatwick (London). A long flight, in which we didn't get much sleep, and we felt ready to...

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Excellent

“Out of this World”

published 06/03/2001

Pronearly empty beaches, sun, sand, sea, cocktails - ...

ConsRemember the sun block!

I honeymooned on the Maldives 7 years ago - sadly the love affair with these beautiful islands has outlasted the marriage but never mind, life goes on. I had never been outside mainland UK before this trip of a lifetime, if you've ever been you will realise what it was like to have this...

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Excellent

ProComplete utter paradise, beyond your dreams

ConsNone

I stayed here in January 2007 and I have to say it was pure paradise. We were taken to the island by seaplane. Once we got there we were welcomed by the friendly staff who gave us a refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail. Our bags were taken and we were shown our room and our bags arrived not too long...

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Excellent

“PARADISE FOUND”

published 30/03/2004

ProPERFECTION, IDYLLIC,SEAS

ConsLONG FLIGHT, EXPENSIVE, VERY LITTLE TO DO

I went to the Maldives in March 2001 and stayed on Meeru Island resort…. Fantastic is the only word for it… If perfection was attainable go to Meeru or anywhere in the Maldives for that matter it is just paradise. We took off from Manchester at about 10PM to fly to Gatwick to pick up more...

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