Housing one of the best diving reefs in the world, a school of a 100 giant jack fish come by the hotel decks each evening to be fed by the hotel staff. Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, connects the marine life to the people on the island, a beautiful sense of symbiosis and possibly a guideline for how resort’s base for tourism.
Ellaidhoo’s dive site sits right off the hotel decks, so all you have to do is put on some diving gear or snorkels and jump into a reef so spectacular that you’re going to want to stay there until your tank runs out.
Located about 42km away from the capital and a quick 25-minute seaplane ride away, the Ellaidhoo Reef sits on the eastern fringe of North Ari Atoll – the largest of the 22 natural atolls that make up the Maldives. Abundantly lush, with shady palm trees and soft white sand, Ellaidhoo combines luxury living and star-class service with a family spirit and connection to mother earth. An award winning, Green Globe-certified resort, also holding ISO 12,000, 14,000 and 16,000 certifications. Ellaidhoo’s quaint interiors and curated trimming meet the island’s 100-year old island trees in a way that brings the best of every world into the palm of your hands.
Visit Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, the turtle-shaped island and its underwater paradise.
All of the rooms at the Maldives beach resort are fitted with 4-star amenities, and have been designed to make you stop and take a moment to breathe in the fresh ocean air. Choose from standard and superior rooms to beach bungalows and dreamy water bungalows – they’re all a treat to experience. For mealtimes, explore some of the mouthwatering dishes at the resort’s main restaurant. If you’re staying at the water bungalows you have an even better treat – dining at your very own exclusive restaurant and bar.
Ellaidhoo’s values lie in the preservation of environment, and the efforts have been solidified by the Green Globe certification. The coral reefs this resort was named after are astounding here, and are home to some incredible underwater life. It’s no wonder that this calm little island is known as one of the top spots for divers in the Maldives. Settle into your room and get ready to dive in. Just ask resort’s diving centre about an excursion and let yourself go to the heart of the reef.