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#2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Mahibadhoo Island
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The best island getaways rejuvenate both mind and body. And no holiday in the Maldives is complete without a stay at Noovilu Suites – located on the charming local island of Mahibadhoo, south-west of Male. Nestled in idyllic surroundings, Noovilu Suites is a new luxury boutique guesthouse with 7 fully-furnished private suites with private en suite outdoor bathroom, an in-house restaurant and an exclusive rooftop beach. Facing the seafront and a beautiful house reef is our very own open-air lobby lounge complete with tree-hung swings where you can enjoy the sea breeze and just relax. For our guests, we offer a taste of local island life, luxurious comfort and quality activities/excursions/diving at affordable prices.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Plunge pool
Restaurant
Diving
Snorkelling
Billiards
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Open-air bath
Salon
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Laundry service
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Bottled water
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Non-smoking rooms
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Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese

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rwyhuang wrote a review May 2021
Toronto, Canada510 contributions95 helpful votes
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It was an absolute joy to stay here, mostly because of Mazin and his kindness. He is the sweetest man and some of the reviews below here are just ridiculous. The guesthouse is quaint and comfortable - outdoor showers, great beds. The local food is made by his wife and others in the community, and is just fabulous. Loved the island. It was calm and accessible to great diving (whale sharks) and snorkelling. Mazin is an expert spearfisher too. Hope to be back. Very reasonably priced, and just a beautiful community focussed experience.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hussain Murtuza wrote a review Apr 2021
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Noovilu Suites is located in a local island which makes it a definite reason for people looking for a taste of the Maldivian culture whilst enjoying a perfect holiday! We were lucky enough to be at the guest house when there were no other guests. Meaning all our excursions and services were personalized. Mazin, the owner, is pretty well equipped with the equipments & resources required to operate as a resort level excursions & water sports company. The prices are below the market prices but you get the experience the same stuff or even better if you are lucky enough as we were. We stayed at Noovilu Suites for 4 nights and tried to incorporate as many activities that we could, but there was not enough time. A stay of at least 6-7 days is ideal if you are looking for a relaxed stay with a couple of activities in a day. The meals were pretty basic but delightful. In a gist, the term guest house is properly defined at Noovilu Suites owing to their services offered not as a guest, but rather a family member.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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priya wrote a review Jan 2021
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bookend and candled very and and expensive food, cheater. never ever please please go with then, 5 usd lunch just noodles. too bad experience. litter everywhere expect these photographs. i was looted. please never opt for this person.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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TravlinRosie wrote a review Mar 2020
Seattle, Washington20 contributions28 helpful votes
I am so happy I chose to stay on a local island and experience the real Maldivian culture, and no place can show you that better than Noovilu. They offer top-notch hospitality at an affordable price. The staff is so friendly and with only a few rooms, you get to know the other guests and there is a true family vibe. It was a very special experience. The excursions are fantastic, and as someone who is not comfortable in the ocean, their guides made sure I felt comfortable and swam with me the whole way. I never in a million years thought I would swim with whale sharks, or do a night snorkel, or have the kind of underwater experiences they made possible. I also loved being on a local island to see what life is really like in this country. It is a beautiful place full of beautiful people and I will never forget their kindness. Thank you Noovilu!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Cristina wrote a review Mar 2020
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A real feel of maldivian life. With Noovilu you can see exactly how people live on the island. Mazin and the guys took care of us. We took 2 trips: deserted island and swimming with whale sharks and both were beyond expectations!! In the first one, they caught fresh fish from the ocean and cooked it for us. Can’t describe the island beauty, you have to see it for yourself! The second experience was unforgetable and beyond words! Just a quick tip from me: you can invest in a gopro. It would be a nice touch for the guests for snorkeling or whale shark trips so they can remember even more the feeling they had. Regarding the noovilu villa, it was really amazing in design and architecture, beds were comfy enough and the outside shower was a nice touch. A few cons, only from an european perspective and because I tend to be picky, but this shouldn’t bother anybody coming here if they set their expectations correctly: a bit of dust on the shelves, toilet seat could have been a bit cleaner, wi-fi was really slow.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$66 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesAlifu AtollSouthern Ari AtollMahibadhoo Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Noovilu Suites
What are some of the property amenities at Noovilu Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Noovilu Suites?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Noovilu Suites?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Noovilu Suites have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Noovilu Suites offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Noovilu Suites?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Noovilu Suites?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Chinese.
Is Noovilu Suites accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.