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Royal Island Resort & Spa

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Lobby sitting area
Business centre
Couples treatment room(s), sauna, hot tub, body treatments, aromatherapy
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
3 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; international cuisine

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Royal Island Resort & Spa

4.0 star property
9.0 out of 10 Wonderful
9.0/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Pool
  • Hot tub
  • All-inclusive
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
Horubadhoo, Baa Atoll, Horubadhoo Island

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    About this area

    Horubadhoo Island

    Located in Horubadhoo Island, Royal Island Resort & Spa is on a private beach. Kihaadhuffaru Island Pier and Thulhaadho Harbor are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Nelivaru Finolhu and Mendhoo. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.


    • The Market
    • Out Of The Blue
    • Bella Vista Restaurant
    • Sand Bar
    • Honey Bunny Café

    About this property

    Royal Island Resort & Spa

    4-star eco-certified resort by the sea
    You can look forward to a return airport shuttle, a swim-up bar and a beach bar at Royal Island Resort & Spa. This resort is a great place to bask in the sun with a private beach, beachfront dining and beach massages. Indulge in a body wrap, a body scrub and a manicure/pedicure at Araamu Spa, the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 on-site restaurants, which feature international cuisine and ocean views. Enjoy the gym, as well as activities, such as motor boating, volleyball and surfing/body boarding. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a poolside bar and a terrace.
    Other perks at this resort include:
    • An outdoor pool and a children's pool, with pool umbrellas and a swim-up bar
    • 2 outdoor tennis courts, express check-out and free newspapers
    • A front desk safe, a billiards/pool table and tennis lessons on-site
    • Express check-in, wedding services and multilingual staff
    • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff
    Room features
    All 152 individually furnished rooms have perks such as 24-hour room service and furnished patios, in addition to amenities such as free WiFi and desk chairs.
    Other conveniences in all rooms include:
    • Showers, bidets and free toiletries
    • 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels
    • Wardrobes/cupboards, coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans

    All-inclusive details

    All-inclusive room rates at Royal Island Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

    Awards and affiliations

    Green/Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Green Key, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.


    English, Filipino, German, Hindi, Italian, Russian

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
    Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI)

    Social distancing

    Social distancing measures in place

    Safety measures

    Personal protective equipment worn by staff
    Temperature checks given to staff
    Temperature checks available for guests
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    • 1 beach bar, 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
    • 24-hour room service

    Restaurants on site

    • Maakanaa Restaurant
    • Raabondhi Restaurant
    • Boli Bar
    • Pool bar and Terrace
    • Fun Pub

    Things to do

    • 2 outdoor tennis courts
    • Billiards/pool table
    • Boat tours
    • Canoeing
    • Children's pool
    • Fishing
    • Fitness centre
    • Full-service spa
    • Kayaking
    • Motor-boating
    • Outdoor pool
    • Racquetball/squash
    • Rafting
    • Sailing
    • Sauna
    • Scuba diving
    • Shopping
    • Snorkelling
    • Hot tub
    • Steam room
    • Surfing/body boarding
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Waterskiing
    • Windsurfing

    Family friendly

    • Babysitting (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Snack bar/deli


    • Free newspapers in reception
    • Front-desk safe
    • Gift shop/newsstand
    • Library

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Hair salon
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Tennis lessons
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Wedding services

    Business services

    • 24-hour business centre
    • Computer station


    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Beach loungers
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Private beachfront location
    • Terrace


    • 11 treatment rooms
    • Aromatherapy
    • Ayurvedic treatments
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Couples treatment room(s)
    • Facials
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massage - on the beach
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Outdoor treatment areas
    • Sauna
    • Hot tub


    • This property does not have any lifts


    • Beach towels
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Bed sheets
    • Ceiling fan


    • Bidet
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Shower


    • 32-inch LCD TV
    • TV channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Free bottled water
    • Minibar

    Outdoor space

    • Furnished patio


    • Access via exterior corridors
    • Connecting rooms available
    • Desk
    • Desk chair
    • Individually decorated
    • Individually furnished
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone
    • Safe
    • Slippers

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    Check-in from 2:00 PM - noon
    Express check-in available


    Check-out before noon
    Express check-out available

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests must transfer via aeroplane and boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
    For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
    Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 20 minutes away via a flight to Dharavandhoo Airport and then 10 minutes by speedboat to the resort. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Daily transfer service is offered by FlyMe. Guests arriving later than 10 PM are advised to book a hotel room in Male or Hulhumale until services resume the following day. Guests must pay the domestic flight fee and the speedboat fee at check-out.
    The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk


    No pets or service animals allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

    Payment types at the property

    Important information


    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 250
    • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 125 (from 2 to 12 years old)
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 300
    • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 150 (from 2 to 12 years old)
    • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 6.00 per person, per night
    • Aeroplane and boat transfer per adult: USD 400 (return)
    • Aeroplane and boat transfer per child: USD 200 (return), from 2 to 11 years old
    • Additional fee for children (from 12 years old to 17 years old): USD 304.77 per person, per stay

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

    The additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

    We should mention

    This property does not have any lifts
    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
    The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
    No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
    Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

    Property is also known as

    Royal Island Resort Horubadhoo Island
    Royal Island Resort
    Royal Island Horubadhoo Island
    Royal Island
    Royal Island Resort Spa
    Royal Horubadhoo
    Royal & Spa Horubadhoo
    Royal Island Resort Spa
    Royal Island Resort & Spa Resort
    Royal Island Premium All Inclusive Resort
    Royal Island Resort & Spa Horubadhoo Island
    Royal Island Resort & Spa Resort Horubadhoo Island

    Frequently asked questions

    Does Royal Island Resort & Spa have a pool?

    Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

    How much does it cost to stay at Royal Island Resort & Spa?

    As of 6 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Royal Island Resort & Spa on 13 Jun 2023 start from HK$1,820.46, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

    Is Royal Island Resort & Spa pet-friendly?

    No, pets are not allowed at this property.

    What time is check-in at Royal Island Resort & Spa?

    Check-in is from 2:00 PM - noon.

    What time is check-out at Royal Island Resort & Spa?

    Checkout is at noon.

    Does Royal Island Resort & Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?

    Yes, there's an airport shuttle.

    Are there all-inclusive benefits at Royal Island Resort & Spa?

    Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.

    Where is Royal Island Resort & Spa located?

    On a private white sand beach in Horubadhoo Island, this resort is within the vicinity of Nelivaru Finolhu, Mendhoo and Hibalhidoo. Area attractions also include Dharavandhoo Mosque and Kihaadhuffaru Island Beach.




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    4/10 Poor

    Samimbanu Nazir

    Liked: Cleanliness
    Disliked: Staff & service
    Excursion ripped off Food below average
    Stayed 11 nights in Jul 2022

    10/10 Excellent


    Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022

    10/10 Excellent


    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Stayed 12 nights in Apr 2022

    10/10 Excellent


    Travelled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    One of the most relaxing enjoyable holiday resorts I've ever been to.
    Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2022

    10/10 Excellent


    Stayed 14 nights in Feb 2022

    10/10 Excellent


    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

    8/10 Good


    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Stayed 13 nights in Oct 2021

    10/10 Excellent


    Stayed 13 nights in Oct 2021

    10/10 Excellent

    Verified traveller

    Travelled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Royal Island Resort and Spa is one of the best resorts in the world. I spent one week there and I really loved it. It was an amazing experience. Everyone is friendly. The staff make you feel like you’re home and one of the family. The amenities are available to everyone. You will find mostly everything there. You just need to enjoy your time. I recommend it to everyone. Just go and you will love it.
    Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2021

    10/10 Excellent


    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Exceptional service
    Paradise-like island with very nice beach villa, great food and above all excellent service.
    Daily afternoon snack at this lovely place
    Stayed 11 nights in Apr 2021