1. Main
  2. Maldives
  3. Addu Atoll
  4. Canareef Resort Maldives

Booking details

Package includes

All prices include return transfers and personal service
-40% book by 2JUN
32 photos

Hotel overview

A holiday in a tropical spot of breathtaking nature might be called a real getaway to the ends of the earth. Canareef Resort is located on Meedhoo island of Addu Atoll. The green island spans 4.5 km in length and is situated just south of the Equator. That is why a journey to it will be an adventure itself. You may enjoy the beauty of the Maldivian lagoons from the sky during an exciting domestic flight and the captain of the airplane will present a personalized Equator Crossing Certificate to every guest.

Canareef Resort Maldives has 271 rooms suitable for couples, newlyweds, families or a group of friends. A comfortable accommodation unites with an exciting island nature almost entirely covered by tropical jungles. Besides, Canareef offers a first-class service and developed infrastructure with all possible vacation entertainments.

Canareef Resort restaurants and bars

  • Dhoni bar is a beautiful spot in the Maldivian style being perfect for enjoying sunset views, beverages selection and loud parties.
  • Kilhi restaurant invites guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a wide range of international cuisine courses and diverse delicacies. It organizes private dining with a sea view.
  • Meeraa restaurant and bar serves a variety of Asian cuisine and light snacks during the day. Being a bar by the pool, it offers cool cocktails and wine.


PADI diving center offers multilingual diving courses, including Discover Scuba Diving. Qualified instructors will provide an unforgettable and safe diving experience in 25 exciting sites of Addu Atoll. You will have the opportunity to swim with fantastic manta rays seen here all year round or submerge to World War II shipwrecks. Snorkeling along the shore will be magnificent as well.

Water sports

The water sports center offers a variety of ways to test you skills over water. Professional instructors’ team ensures safety and high-quality training for guests of all ages. For your service:

  • Windsurfing
  • Canoeing
  • Banana boat riding
  • Jetski
  • Water ski
  • Catamaran sailing

Active leisure

A well-equipped fitness gym is available 24 hours a day offering yoga practice; there are two tennis courts and volleyball grounds. There is a bike rental to explore the picturesque island with comfort.


  • Exciting fishing is available on a particular boat with all the necessary equipment and experienced team assistance. The chef can cook your catch immediately on request.
  • Addu city tour. It is a trip to the most southern Maldivian part consisting of inhabited islands. Enjoy a walk in the picturesque places of Feydhoo and Maradhoo or visit Hithadhoo island, the capital of Addu City.
  • Dolphin cruise. This exciting cruise around the island is available at sunset and allows to meet friendly and playful dolphins.
  • Hulhumeedhoo. It is a spectacular island tour to explore local culture and sightseeing attractions.
  • Garden tour. A fascinating visit to local chefs’ garden where herbs and spices grow. You may research technologies of growing organic products on the island.

Sanctuaire Spa

A cozy resort spa center set within quiet shady gardens offers a wide range of rejuvenating and healing treatments, including detoxifying massages and scrubs. Treatment suites are available for both singles and couples.

Kids’ club

Special Kids’ Club offers exciting games, craft-making, educational activities and beach fun for Canareef Resort younger guests. Children aged 5 to 12 can visit the club on their own while being supervised by kids’ club attendant. Children under 4 are welcomed when accompanied by a parent.

Transfer: Meedhoo island of Addu Atoll is located 450 km from the international airport in Male. It is easily accessible by a domestic flight to Gan International Airport, followed by a 15-minute speedboat trip.

Show more Show less

Filter options

Return transfers

Ground services

Room type

Select available accommodation and meal options

3 options found

Additional information

Meal plan
1. Meals (WITHOUT BEVERAGES) are served at Kilhi Restaurant during the following timings:

Breakfast 07:30 - 09:30,

Lunch 12:00 - 14:30

Dinner from 19:30 – 21:30
2. All-Inclusive drinks will be served from Kilhi Restaurant, Dhoni Bar and Meera Bar during the operational hours

1. Speed boat transfers are applicable only for clients who are arriving on international flights direct to GAN airport or arriving to the resort within the atoll.
2. Domestic flight transfers are applicable only for clients who are arriving on international flights direct to MLE airport or arriving to the resort within the atolls around MLE airport.
3. Domestic flight transfers are handled by a third-party company (Island Aviation Service) IAS, who requires all transfer requirements to be received to them by no later than 72 hours before travelling, transfer requirements includes, full name of all visitors as it appears in the passport along with the flight details to and from Maldives. Resort will not guarantee same day transfers if transfer details are not received within the said time or if the transfer details are amended within the said time.
4. For passengers who are arriving at MLE airport after 22:25hrs, same day transfer to the resort cannot be guaranteed and the resort will gladly assist the clients with overnight accommodation at Hulhumale. Overnight accommodation charges are to be borne by the clients and their transfer to the resort will be the following day.
5. Passengers who are departing from MLE airport before 9:00, may need to depart the resort the night before and again, in such a case the resort will gladly assist the clients with overnight accommodation at Hulhumale, with overnight accommodation charges to be borne by the clients.
6. Domestic transfer provider imposes a luggage restriction of 20 kg’s of checked luggage and 5 kg’s of hand luggage, additional weight will be charged US$3.00 per kg
7. Domestic transfer provider imposes a cancellation fee of USD50 per tickets for any changes made to domestic flight tickets within 72 hours to travel
8. Please know that the Resort, nor the Transfer provider shall be held liable for any claims arising from missed/delayed international or domestic flights due to delays or cancelations caused by adverse weather conditions, force majeure and acts of God. 9. Resort Airport representative will await for clients arrival either at MLE airport or GAN airport for any assistance which they may require on arrival or while on departure.

Check-in / Check-out and Late Check Out
1. Check-in time: 2pm (1400hrs) Check-out time: 12 noon (1200 hrs.).
2. Where possible, early morning arrivals may be able to check in prior to 2pm (1400hrs) and this is subject to availability. However, to guarantee an early check-in, we recommend that the villa is reserved the night prior to the arrival.
3. Late check-out is 50% of villa charge up to 6pm and 100% of villa charge afterwards and is subject to availability.

Honeymoon & Anniversary
A minimum of 6 night stay – notice to be specified on booking request - copy of marriage certificate of less than 12 months to be presented at check in order to qualify for the offer.
All honeymoon guests and anniversary guests will receive the following benefits:
1. A cake in the villa during the stay.
2. Romantic dinner under the stars (buffet from the main restaurant)
3. One 375ml bottle of white or red wine in the room on arrival.

4. Flower bed decoration and a fruit basket in the villa on arrival.

Show more Show less
show calendar popup

TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews


Having booked a late holiday to the Maldives We arrived at the resort to be welcomed by a lovely lady who set about explaining all we needed to know We arrived at our villa which was a very nice...
Read full review
C Hastingslodge

Best time at Canareef

Amazing stay at Canareef I’ve so much to include will try to keep it as simple as I can. From arriving at Male where we were met by a rep from Canareef to the end of the trip I can honestly say all...
Read full review
C Katmc24

Canareef resort a little paradise

We have 1 more day left on our wonderful vacation at Canareef, will miss this paradise very much. Beutiful beaches, lots of colourful fishes in the ocean & also some small reefsharks, stingrays...
Read full review
C anitakurucz Helsingborg, Sweden