Chaaya island Dhoveli

Location: North Male Atoll

Distance from airport: 13Km

Transfer: 20 mins by Speed Boat

Rooms: 90

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Dhonveli Beach formerly known as Tari Village is one of the Worlds famous surfing resorts and the island has the privilege of hosting may world class surfing competitions.

Dhonveli in Maldivian means crystal white sand. This resort is a small island of its own, blessed with exotic tropical beauty and its unique, authentic Maldivian architecture blends seamlessly with the nature. And our warm and friendly staff will make your every wish come true. At Dhonveli your holiday affair is destined to be a life time arrangement like a marriage made in heaven.

No. of room types:     8

Garden Bungalow - (21 rooms)

Superior Room - (10 rooms)

Beach Bungalow - (24 rooms)

Deluxe Beach Bungalow - (04 rooms)

Water Bungalow - (36 rooms)

Over Water Suite - (24 rooms)

The main Garden Restaurant and the ‘Rehendhi’ -la Carte Restaurant serve up a delectable array of international gastronomical delights while the Sunset Bar features a commendable selection of beverages and aperitifs.

All Inclusive - What is included?

Buffet Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage services (excluding premium liquors, wines, champagne and fresh juices). House wine will be served with lunch and dinner. High-rise Tea and midnight snacks.


Faciltiies and Services include:

 * PADI certified Dive Centre * Swimming Pool * coffee shop * fresh water swimming pools * sound-proof discotheque * karaoke * professional animations theatre * gymnasium * flood-lit tennis court * badminton * mini-soccer * cyber café * water sports center * child care centre. * Capital City Sightseeing Tour * Deep Sea Fishing * Night Fishing * Sunset Cruise * Sunset Fishing.


Pasta Point, the region's most consistent break, is just a minute's walk from your room. (Check the Chaaya Dhonveli Gallery)

Other classic breaks - Sultans, Honky's and Jailbreak - are less than ten minutes away by boat. You can see the waves from Chaaya Dhonveli, so you'll know when they're pumping.

Boats are available throughout the day, from 6am for those who want a solid session before breakfast. We make morning and afternoon trips to Chickens and Colas (about 45 minutes away) when conditions are favourable.

All boats have radio communication with each other and the island, for the latest information on surf conditions and surfer numbers, and as a safety precaution.