Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo

Ellaidhoo island, just 300 meters long and 280 meters wide, is located on the eastern fringes of North Ari Atoll.

The island is fringed with palm trees and the sea is enticingly warm and welcoming. Soft sandy white beaches offer complete privacy. The pristine coral reefs have the most incredible underwater life that you can ever imagine.

Located 42km away from Male, Ellaidhoo is 25 minutes by seaplane or 85 minutes by speedboat.

Starting from US$ 175,00 Price per person in double room per night Full Board

  • Star Rating: 4 Stars
  • Location: North Ari Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 42km
  • Recommended for: diving, snorkeling


    Standard Rooms - designed as two separate rooms in a single storey structure. These rooms are located just behind the Beach Bungalows and open out to the garden area with lush palm trees and pristine footpaths leading the way to the beach. Sleep max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Superior Rooms - wonderfully designed, facing the Indian Ocean, these rooms are in groups of four as two-storey structures. With two rooms on each floor, they are the ideal choice for families or groups of friends on holiday. Sleep max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

    Beach Bungalows - are discerningly designed as separate private single storey units which open out to offer an amazing view of the ocean. Sleep max 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Water Bungalows - built on stilts as two independent bungalows in a single over-water unit to provide guests a magnificent view of the sea. Sleep max 3 adults.


    Madi Restaurant - with a wide choice of delicious spreads from around the world served buffet style for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    Malamathi Restaurant and Bar - this restaurant serves buffet style and caters exclusively for residents of the Water Bungalows. In addition the spectacular outer deck by the pool with a view of the ocean is an al-fresco A-la-carte dinner option for all the resident guest. The fare served includes a diverse selection of fresh seafood with a selection of wines.

    Iruohsnee Bar - the main bar in the island, overlooking the Indian ocean.


    The Azmaara Spa comprises of 3 double treatment rooms, 1 single treatment room, a manicure, pedicure salon and a lounge area. One of the double rooms features walls of mirrors, creating an extraordinarily magical atmosphere and the soft, serene music enhances that already peaceful ambience, making you want to linger here as long as possible.


    The dive sites in the northern Ari Atoll count to the 100 best in the world. The diving centre offers daily boat dives, diving courses.

    Facilities and Activities

    Swimming pool. Tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball, badminton, fitness room, football and billiard table. Live band, disco night, karaoke, and crab race. Island hopping. Manta safari. Sunset fishing trip.

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