Reethi Beach Resort is a stunning getaway that definitely lives up to its name. (“Reethi” in Dhivehi means beautiful). Located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this small island has all the beauty Maldives offers – white sandy beaches that meet lagoons in hues of sparkling blues, tropical verdure everywhere you look, and abundant marine life.
With over 20 years serving its patronage, the island is set for closure in May 2020. The property boasts an impressive 30% of repeat customers, speaking volumes about the warmth and hospitality it has offered for decades. The sister property Reethi Faru Resort will still operate and be available for those visiting. Until then, here’s looking at all that Reethi Beach Resort has to offer.
With restaurants decked around the island, everyone is sure
to have something that satisfies their taste buds. The Rehendhi has lavish buffets
that offer cuisines from across the globe, Reethi Grill with its live cooking
experiences, Alifaan Restaurant is set by the poolside and has a comprehensive
menu of snacks available while you dip and lounge, Saima Garden is exclusive
and requires reservations to dine in the boutique-style outlet, and Moodhu Bar
and Restaurant offers everything ranging from your favourite drinks to
favourite food. If you’re looking for something extra special, you can also opt
to dine privately, on an uninhabited island nearby. To top this, in addition to
Moodhu Bar and Restaurant, there are 4 other bars leaving you spoilt for
If you’re looking for a complete unwinding or a bit of adventure, or something in between, Reethi Beach Resort has plenty of options for activities for everyone. Make the best of your stay in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve by going diving or snorkeling. The resort prides itself on being conscious of sustainability of conservation. The Dive Centre organizes trips to visit around 30 different sites ranging from shallow reefs, the outer reef, atoll reefs, and even house reefs. A full range of diver courses is available, facilitated for both the beginners and experienced. In addition to these, a well equipped Water Sports Centre offers thrill seekers the rush of adrenaline they’re looking for with activities such as windsurfing, wake boarding, fun tubes, catamaran sailing, water skiing, and Stand Up Paddle boarding. Excursions for explorers will take you to nearby inhabited islands to experience the local culture of Baa Atoll, or lunch barbecues and lobster dinners on uninhabited islands.
To calm the senses down after all the excitement and adventure, head to Coconut Spa – the wellness center and spa facility that customizes treatment packages to your individual needs, allowing the mind to quieten down and the body to relax. All the lodging is inspired by Maldivian heritage and architecture, and has direct access to the beach or the lagoons, whether you choose to stay in beach or water villas.
Reethi Beach Resort is for anyone who wants to experience the slow pace of the island life, the breathtaking marine life, and for the natural beauty of Maldives.