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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a week at Kihaad with friends and we had a fabulous time. The staff were so friendly and obliging and nothing was too much trouble . We were all inclusive and the food was excellent. There were fresh food stations for grilled foods, salads and fruit and pasta and there was a wide choice of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at Kihaad after being in Abu Dabi for 3 nights and in the evening.We were shown to our hut on the beach and was very happy with what we saw . We went for a drink and something to eat after finding our way in the dark and then went back to the room.The room was fantastic the bathroom...

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1Thank Trevor G
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 weeks at the Kihaad Resort in January. The island is amazing with breathtaking views of the lagoon and luxuriant vegetation! The beach around the island is the best I've ever seen, powder white and very wide. The colour of the lagoon around the island is mesmerizing. The coral reef is a little bit bleached, but it has...

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KIHAADResort, Manager at Kihaad Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Daniel_L_Moise, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! It is a true pleasure to have you, stayed with us at the KIHAAD . It is nice to read that you had wonderful stay with us and that we we’re able to exceed your expectations – from the comfort of your villa, the resort activities, and the service from our associates. We are...

Maribor, Slovenia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kihaad resort in Maldives is truly paradise on Earth. Sand, sun, sea,... everything On top of that, all the staff n island were perfect -polite, helpful, ... Everything was perfect - from the moment we landed in Male, Kihaad personnel took care of everything - they took our luggage, booked local flight to nearby island, from there with speedboat to...

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KIHAADResort, Manager at Kihaad Maldives, responded to this review

Dear dookie75, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We are ecstatic to read such a lovely comment. We thank you truly for such a lovely feedback which indeed motivates us all as a team. We are glad you enjoyed your holidays with us. All parameters were met and left you with long lasting memories. We will be more than happy to share...

Pisa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

KIHAAD resort for us provided that tranquil and paradise effect which we were looking for so a thumbs up for this positive feeling, and large enough for it not to be considered claustrophobic. The jewel on the island is the Spa - we had the most amazing massage of our lives and it really needs to be exploited - definitely...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Kihaad during a week in mid December. Booked by Booking.com already in summer with a significant discount, although the price hasn't changed much during the whole period before the trip. Around 40% of staying at the island were Chinese, 30% Italians, 20% Russians, 10% the rest. PERFECT Welcoming. We were met with all possible attention. The whole...

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Westcoast of Sweden
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Second stay for us on Kihaad. Fantastic island with lovely beaches and fantastic waters. The hotel has been renovated, but it's not yet quite up to the standard of a five star establishment, please see pics. Staff's terrific. But the persons working at the front desk are very distant minded and not at all communicative and doesn't seem to be...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is great. They have done a good job at enhancing the facilities with the new pool - I won't comment the hotel, I do recommend. Though I think the hotel has to reconsider its prices at the diving center. I've been to many hotels in Maldives (Kuredu and White sands to name a few) and I have to...

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9Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Kihaad bills itself as a paradise resort, however logistically it is anything but this. Numerous guests are being left today and yesterday on Dharavandhoo, particularly by Kihaad boat number 2, that has stranded international customers during this high traffic Christmas holiday. Several are staying on other Islands. To get to Kihaad you take a local flight from Male, Maldives to...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is the most unprofessional and overpriced establishment I have seen in all my travels. All guests and patrons should understand that the only way to the Island is to fly to a nearby Island, Dharavandhoo, and take a van to the island's dock and board the Kihaad speedboat. While most high priced resorts have their boats waiting for customers,...

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KIHAADResort, Manager at Kihaad Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Kaytravels4fun, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for sharing your concern with us and at the same time please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. Believe us, this is the first time such an incident has happened where guest felt unattended. We do take care of all our guest starting from their arrival at...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unwind, Relax and celebrate Life. Redefined, refurbished and recognized as KIHAAD Maldives, nestled on its own 600 meters long, coconut-shaped island, complete with lush green vegetation, long white soft beaches and an adjacent house reef. Whilst the resort offers 124 spacious, private villas and whole range of classic and natural facilities, majority of the island has still been left in its pristine natural state and is a true barefoot Paradise! No News- No Shoes! KIHAAD - named traditionally in local Dhivehi language as `young coconut island` with a beach length of some 1,200 meters around the Island, is a haven of peace, tranquility and serenity. Proudly nestled within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the entire Island and lagoon is the exclusive and private domain of our guests set just across the Hanifaru Bay which is a world renowned Marine Protected Area (MPA) announced by UNESCO, where whale sharks and manta rays meet seasonally and many turtles can be watched along with the delicate coral life. Just like UNESCO, the philosophy of KIHAAD is to focus on the preservation of marine life and local lifestyle, traditional ways and customs of serving and living together. That is why we are the first 'Reserve' island in the Maldives. Guests may fly-in by a scenic Domestic 25-minute flight from the Domestic Airport at Male', the capital of the Maldives to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, the closest airport in the area which only 5-minute speedboat to the island of KIHAAD. Relax in our K Spa with Holistic Asian treatments or go for barefoot walks on the long soft beached that stretch out around the entire island. Join us for a lobster Beach BBQ or stargaze the clear night skies on the jetty. Paradise awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kihaad Maldives

Address: Kihaadhuffaru Island, 6040 (Formerly Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad)
Region: Maldives > Baa Atoll
Price Range: ₹ 19,423 - ₹ 87,304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kihaad Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad Hotel Baa Atoll
Kihaad Maldives Baa Atoll
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Baa Atoll
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Baa Atoll
#10 Luxury Hotel in Baa Atoll
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“Take the villa lagoon prestige”
 of 5 bubbles dookie75, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Depends what kind of room you'd like, sunset or sunrise......”
  • Bed, thoug perfect, mattress to small, blinking light from the router all the time.
  • Villa from the beach.
  • Details that are not up to date for any stars at all.......
  • Prestige villa.
  • Room with very comfortable bed.
 of 5 bubbles AggieOne, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beach villa”
 of 5 bubbles evgeniia0, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is Maldives as you would expect and hope for!”
 of 5 bubbles 62ulrikh, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick the over-water villas or the newly constructed apartments with infinity pool”
 of 5 bubbles RKwatra, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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