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Mirihi Island Resort

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Mirihi Island Resort is located on a secluded tropical island in the South Ari Atoll, approximately 85 kilometres south of the capital Male'. A picturesque and breathtaking 30 minute seaplane ride from Male will bring you here. This emerald gem is just 350 meters long and 50 meters wide with a sparkling palm-fringed beach of fine white sand. Walk barefoot if you choose, this is as close to nature as you can get Blessed with white talc beaches, turquoise blue waters and one of the most amazing house-reefs, it is truly a vision of paradise on earth.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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This was our fifth visit to Mirihi. The island is beautiful, the food amazing and the service good, though less personal for us this time. The hotel was sold (twice) last year, General Manager Guenther has left and has not been replaced and this does show in small ways. The
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Response from AntjeSchoenborn, Guest Relations Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 3 days ago
Dear jenjen, We thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Mirihi. We are delighted to hear that you again enjoyed the excellent service and huge culinary variety the kitchen team around our Executive Chef Felix prepares and are happy that we could provide delicious gluten free alternatives for you. We will pass your comment on to the team with pleasure. Visiting us early in the manta season, it is so great to read that you as well enjoyed your diving experience with these precious animals and our team from OceanPro. At the same time we are truly saddened to learn that we missed out on the opportunity to provide you with more information about the two public whale shark seeker excursions which were successfully conducted on our beautiful yacht Mirihi Thari during your vacation and would have loved you to share this experience as well. We would like to ensure you that like in the past years, the whole Mirihi team is striving for very personal, unintrusive guest service which allows our guests to spend a relaxed holiday with enough personal space and privacy on our little island. We appreciate to learn about your preference of conversation during dinner time and thank you very much for sharing this with us. All the team, including our lounge hostess, will be very happy to welcome you back again next December for your 06th visit in our little island paradise. Warm and sunny regards from Mirihi, Antje Schoenborn Guest Relations Manager
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I have not written any reviews on TripAdvisor even though I am a frequent traveler. Mirihi Island and the Mirihi team was just so great that I really want to share our experience with you all. Mirihi exceeded our expectations, which we did not think was possible given all the
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A very quiet, natural island with a fantastic house reef. Staff are happy and extremely attentive. Strong dive centre, all the big stuff is here Rooms not massive, but well laid out. Get an even number between 30 and 36
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Response from AntjeSchoenborn, Guest Relations Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Sebastian J, We thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice review of our resort! We are truly delighted to read that you spend such a great time on Mirihi, enjoyed its natural and quiet ambiance as well as the vivid underwater world with its manta rays, whale sharks and numerous further species of marine life our great destination in South Ari Atoll has to offer. It’s great to learn that you particularly liked the attention of our staff which we believe is a major part which makes Mirihi so unique. We all would be very happy to welcome you back soon in our little paradise and send you warmest regards, Antje Schoenborn Guest Relations Manager
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The island is small, but has everything you need for a luxurious, peaceful, relaxing holiday. The over water villa accommodation was spacious, very well appointed and serviced twice a day. The reef is full of an amazing variety of fish and we saw turtles as well as manta rays
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Response from Madlen R, Front Office Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Silkie56, Thank you so much for sharing in detail your Mirihi experience with the TripAdvisor community. We are so delighted to read that you have fully enjoyed each and every aspect of our small island, your villa, the Whale Shark excursion, watching the dazzling sunset at Muraka and that our buffet-style concept with our wide variety of food & drinks were up to your expectations. Thank you for this very encouraging feedback that I will immediately pass on to all the team that put in great efforts to ensure our guests have a once in a lifetime experience. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back one day. Have a lovely day! Maden
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Mirihi is a perfect hybrid of casual and elegant. The lobby and restaurant and grounds are paved with silky sand and barefoot is the norm. The service is friendly and attentive and the food is top-notch, and beautifully presented. We rented over-water villa 26, with outstanding
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Response from Madlen R, Front Office Manager at Mirihi Island Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Valerie S, We trust that you are home and well by the time you read this reply. It was a great pleasure to have you four for the first time as our guests on the island as we are thrilled that Mirihi was the perfect choice for you. We are glad to read that you enjoyed in particular the friendly and attentive staff and that you found the food quality to be top-notch. It is so great to read that you enjoyed diving with our team from OceanPro and liked to explore the vivid underwater life here in South Ari Atoll this way. Your comments and suggestions are highly appreciated and we will make sure to share them with the respective departments. We really hope to see you back here in Mirihi as soon as possible. Have a lovely day! Madlen
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The Water Suite at the Mirihi Island Resort
We stayed in villa 27, which was great for snorkelling off the deck. something a bit different was that we asked them to put the bed on the deck, and slept outside under the stars with the water rolling underneath. that was pretty special. its a special place
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Marriage ceremonies are not legally recognised in the Maldives although you can have a wedding vows ceremony and a honeymoon package according to budget. Most people have a legally binding marriage in their own country then have a vows and/or honeymoon package. You need to contact the resort direct for this. ....AG
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Hi, we have been to Mirihi four times and are booked again for December. It is a wonderful island with fantastic snorkelling, brilliant diving and absolutely delicious food. The chefs Felix, Fernando and their team are magicians. However, the drinks are extremely expensive and the price you quote is probably about correct. They even charge for bottled water at meals which is a bugbear of mine. I know desalination is extremely expensive, but I'd rather they added a little to the cost of the holiday than charge for a basic need to stay alive! As we are divers, we don't tend to drink much alcohol, so we aren't really bothered by the cost of the drinks. We do go to the deck at Muraka restaurant and have a cocktail at sunset - spectacular and well worth the money in my opinion, but as we are going back for a fifth time you can tell that we love it there.
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Dear Absolutelysirod, Greetings from Mirihi Island Resort – as unique as you! We would be more than pleased to welcome you at the resort in December. We will be pleased to arrange your transfers from/to Velana International Airport. Arrival transfer by seaplane, 30 minutes directly to Mirihi, on the same day is guaranteed for any flight that arrive to Male between 06:00 and 15:15 ($470 per person and round-trip). Alternatively, the domestic aircrafts fly additionally at nighttime which might be an option if your flight arrives after 15:15. The domestic airline transfer is $390 per person and round-trip, always from Male to the domestic airport Maamigili (20 minutes flight) and from there by speed-boat (30-45 minutes) to Mirihi and the same way back. We will arrange your seaplane transfers in accordance of the given flight details. We gently await your feedback! With kind regards, Madlen Front Office Manager
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Dear Keentraveller1985, Greetings from Mirihi Island Resort - as unique as you. All our villas offer a fully stocked minibar as well as room service from 11:00 – 22:00. In our Boutique Shop we do not offer food & beverages but nearly everything you love about Mirihi, whether you are looking for a special gift or a little treat for yourself. Kind regards from sunny Mirihi Madlen
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"Over water villas from 26 upwards get the sunrise and have the best direct access to reef snorkelling"
"We had a beach bungalow it was beautiful"
"Semi Circular WV for snorkeling. Strong currents but more exciting marine life"
"During stormy seas and high tide, beach villas are likely quieter than water villas."
"Water Villa 29 for great Sunrise and reef access"
US$708 - US$2,524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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