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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

New opening If you’re thinking of having a luxury holiday in a paradise destination, Hotel Riu Palace Maldivas is the ideal place for you. This all-inclusive resort in the Maldives is located on the private island of Kedhigandu and it offers an all-inclusive 24-hour service, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a wide range of cuisines and many relaxation and entertainment options. To help you enjoy your stay in maximum comfort, the Hotel Riu Palace Maldivas has Junior Suites located in various villas, as well as the exclusive overwater suites, some of which have small private pools. Its more than 150 rooms are equipped with minibars, drinks dispensers, kettles, air conditioning and satellite tv, among many other facilities. The pool at this hotel in Kedhigandu is one of its most charming places, as it has stunning views of the sea with a swim-up bar. But, if you prefer the white sand and crystalline waters of your surroundings, the hotel offers you direct access to the beach that fringes Kedhigandu island so that you can relax on the sun loungers we have set up for you. We haven’t forgotten about the little ones in the family: Hotel Riu Atoll has a children’s pool and the RiuLand kids’ club so that children can have fun too on holiday. They are located on the neighbouring island of Maafushi, which you can access by footbridge. Hotel Riu Palace Maldivas offers a range of cuisines that will surprise you. The main restaurant serves buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners with live cooking stations, and the Japanese and fusion cooking restaurants you can enjoy delicious a la carte dishes for dinner. You can also try the Italian restaurant and the steakhouse at Hotel Riu Atoll if you want to try something different. At RIU, we want you to have an unforgettable experience in the Maldives, which is why we recommend that you take advantage of the Hotel Riu Atoll’s facilities to enjoy massages and beauty treatments in the spa, watersports such as diving, kayaking and paddle surf, and the entertainment programmes full of shows and live music. The Maldives has a special magic that enchants all who visit. Its breathtaking sunsets, unparalleled nature and the tranquil rhythm of life will leave you speechless. If you’ve already decided you want the spend your next holiday in this paradise on earth, we recommend you check out our Maldives destination guide to find out more about one of the world’s dream destinations. Discover the Maldives with RIU! Important information - Transfer services It is compulsory to book transfers from Male International Airport to our hotels in the Maldives (outward and return). The transfer is by scheduled flight to Kudahuvadhoo (approx. 45 minutes) and the journey is completed by motorboat to the hotels (approx. 15 minutes).
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Additional information

Children under 18 years are not allowed in over water Pool rooms

Transfer (Domestic + Speed Boat):

* Transfer to and from Male includes an inland flight to Kudahuvadoo followed by speedboat to the hotel. It takes approximately 60 minutes (45 minutes by plane and 15 minutes by speedboat). Price includes lounge services at Moonima Lounge at Male domestic terminal on arrival. At your arrival to Male, one of our service representatives will welcome you.

* Because the transfer is timed to follow arriving flights, a waiting time at Male Airport when flying in and out must be expected (waiting time might be affected by bad weather)

* Please be aware that the maximum luggage allowance on domestic flight is 22kg plus 1 piece of 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage has a cost of 5USD/kg subject to availability.

All Inclusive 24 hours
All meals and snacks
Breakfast:
* Varied buffet, live cooking station and Cava
Lunch:
* Buffet, dishes prepared live and assorted desserts
* Pasta, salads and assorted desserts
Dinner:
* Buffets and dishes prepared live. Vegetarian options available. Dessert buffet.
* Special evenings: themed buffet three times a week
Optional dining: (a la carte; reservations required in advance):
* "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
* Japanese restaurant
At Riu Atoll:
* Steakhouse
* Italian restaurant (buffet starters and desserts)
Snacks 24 hours a day(24 hours at Riu Atoll)
For snacks, free choice from a selection of bars at Riu Palace Maldivas and Riu Atoll
Beverages:
* Local and imported beverages served 24 hours a day (24 hours at Riu Atoll)
* Premium branded drinks throughout hotel
* Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
Room service 24 hours a day

Sports / EntertainmentAll Inclusive features
Sports and activities at Riu Atoll:

* Gym
* Group fitness activities in the RiuFit area (daily)
* Kayaking, pedaloes, stand up paddle surf (SUP) and snorkeling equipment
* 1 introductory scuba diving lesson
* Steam bath
Entertainment at Riu Atoll:
* Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily)
* Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)

* Live music or DJ and beach parties (daily)

At Riu Atoll, with additional charge (under separate management):
* Scuba and scuba diving courses

The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves

All hotel guests are required to wear an "All Inclusive" wristband for identification purposes.

Honeymooners offer
*1 bottle of wine or champagne
*Room decoration
*Surprise gift

Highlights
* All Inclusive 24 hours
* Situated on the private island of Kedhigandu, part of Dhaalu Atoll
* Free WiFi throughout hotel
* Premium branded drinks throughout hotel
* Main and theme restaurants
* Infinity swimming pool with swim-up bar
* Free gym and steam bath

Location / General information
* Situated on the private island of Kedhigandu, part of the Dhaalu Atoll
* Connected by a walkway with the neighboring Maafushi island, where the hotel Riu Atoll is situated
* 1 or 2-storey villas with several guest rooms, some of them located over the water
* Free sun loungers on the beach
* 180 km / 112 miles from the Velana International airport (MLE)
* 5 km /3.1 miles from the local airport on Kudahuvadhoo island
* 5 km /3.1 miles to the centre of Kudahuvadhoo, the atoll’s capital
* Jetty
* Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Visa

The Hotel offers
* Room service 24 hours a day

* "Palm" main restaurant with terrace
* "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
* "Yu Hi" Japanese restaurant
* "Paradise" poolside bar with swim-up bar
* Chill Out area

* Infinity swimming pool with swim-up bar
* Free sun loungers, parasols and towels at the pool area
* Sun terrace

* Free WiFi throughout hotel

At Riu Atoll:
* "Beef Steak House" Steakhouse with terrace
* "Sofia" Italian restaurant
* "Boduberu" lounge bar with terrace
* Sports bar
* Children's swimming pool
* "RiuLand" kids' club
* Children's playground

* Wellness Centre with a variety of treatments, beauty salon, hairdresser and massages (additional charge)
* Free gym and steam bath Use of the gym and steam bath is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym.
* Gift shop/boutique and minimarket

Accommodations

176 guest rooms All guest rooms have:
* Bathroom with shower
* Double washbasin
* Bathrobe
* Hairdryer
* Special make-up mirror
* 220 V Telephone
* Free WiFi
* Central air conditioning
* Ceiling fan
* Minibar
* Liquor dispenser
* Electric kettle for coffee and tea
* Satellite TV (flat screen)
* Electronic in-room safe
* Ocean views
Junior suites:
* 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm) or 2 beds (125 x 200 cm)
* Sitting area with sofa
* Balcony

Beach junior suites:
* 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm) or 2 beds (125 x 200 cm)
* Sitting area with sofa, some rooms with sofa bed
* Terrace with direct beach access
Overwater suites:
* 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm) or 2 beds (125 x 200 cm)
* Sitting area with sofa
* Balinese bed, sun loungers and bathtub on terrace
* Terrace with direct access to the sea
Overwater suites with private pool:
* Bathroom with bathtub and shower
* 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm) or 2 beds (125 x 200 cm)
* Integrated lounge area with sofa
* Dressing room
* Balinese bed and sun loungers on terrace
* Terrace with small private pool and direct access to the sea

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Very nice place to stay with exceptional service of one employee

The resort itself has a good product to offer. The rooms are spacious and equipped very well. The only downside is the shower which is not in a separate room. We visited as friends and not as couple...
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C Amigo_Azul Fulda, Germany

Wow, what a great holiday.

Some say you shouldn’t go back to the same place on holiday as it is never as good the second time. Riu Maldives definitely is a exception as the second time there is even better than the first...
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C Zomasdiving

Greatest vacation EVER

My girlfriends and I went not knowing what to expect. It was AMAZING. Lalina Aminda Fernando Samwel Edward Chami Mina were all AMAZING with 5 star service. Would recommend to everyone. YouTube...
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