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A lovely friendly Maldives experience
The islands accommodation and facilities are basic and in parts very tired but the staff keep the place immaculately clean from the rooms to the sand paths being swept of leaves. The rooms themselves are a good size, simple furnishings with the showers and sliding doors onto the balcony looking like they are from the 1970s, but don’t be put off as it’s all very functional and the air-conditioning effective which is all you really need if you are out all day, in our case snorkelling on their house reef but others sunbathing on the beach (no pool) or diving with their dive school. However what really made us warm to the island was the staff, the service is absolutely excellent, especially in the bar and restaurant where the staff would easily be a match for many a 5 star. The restaurant does feel a bit like a canteen but with that you get a very wide choice of International and Asian food to suit all tastes, with food that is always very fresh. Standard large buffet breakfasts with an excellent ‘egg man’ and especially good daily made breads and pastries with hot drinks served at the tables by the waiters. Lunch and dinner comprised large salad bars, hot dishes (usually vegetarian pasta, meat/chicken/fish option, potatoes plus curries and rices) and very extensive daily dessert buffets with different extra cooking stations including an evening outside BBQ. Everything was kept topped up all the time by the superb front of house chefs who were always happy to explain dishes so you could find something you would like. A very convivial bar area, with undercover and outside seating, open all day with very attentive bar staff serving the tables. The main beach area and sun-loungers which are on the west side of the small island did get busy but it was usually easy to find some seclusion on the windier east side for a change and both have plenty of shade options due the the islands lush vegetation. If you are looking at the Maldives for a luxury solitude experience you really won’t like it here but if your priority is some amazing snorkelling on a house reef just off the beach, then I think this island is very hard to beat. Snorkelling in the Maldives we have found to be far better than elsewhere in the world, removing the need to dive to see amazing marine life, that said on this island you can even see lots of small reef sharks by just walking along the beach or jetty. This is such a good value all-inclusive option that probably gives 80% of a Maldives experience for 30% of the cost, so we will definitely be considering coming back again as many of the others we have met here already have been doing for many years to this very friendly island. This is probably the longest review I have ever written but that said it’s hard to choose between all the Maldives resorts and I found reading others reviews of here really useful and accurate, we just then all have different views on what we like.
It was really amazing our stay in the Biyadhoo Island Resort. We stayed 7 nights and I didn’t want to go back home. Everything was great - beauty island, different activities like sunset fishing, snorkeling, visiting another islands. The hotel staff was great, amazing people and they made our stay in the resort unforgettable. I recommend the Biyadhoo Island Resort! Real paradise 🌴💜🐠
Awsum experience! Biyadhoo reef is one of the best to snorkle! Really had fun swimming with turtles!! Rooms are although antique but really spacious and clean.. food is awsum.. if going to maldives its an excellent island resort ..👍
Lovely place great food and warm welcome from the staff. Although it could do with updating it still a lovely place. Easy walking round the island about 15 minutes if you don't stop to admire the scenery.
Excellent Hotel with Amazing Staff
We spent twelve nights here in November 2019. The hotel and rooms are basic but boy the staff, service and cleanliness is superb. We absolute loved our stay and did not want to leave. The rooms are basic but our lovely room boy cleaned them twice a day and left the most beautiful flower arrangements on our bed, especially on my husbands birthday. The food was really good! Despite being a 3 star hotel everything we had was delicious. We could always find something nice to eat and all of the staff in the restaurant were lovely and friendly. The man that makes the chapatis has the biggest smile, the egg man is lovely and friendly and the man that kindly chopped me a plate of fresh fruit was so kind and helpful. You get assigned a table and a waiter that you keep for the whole holiday......our waiter was superb! He quickly remembered what we drank at each meal, was chatty and smiley and decorated our table on our last night. Bino, the restaurant manager (sorry the only name I can remember) was the best i have ever come across. It was my husbands birthday whilst we were there and I booked a meal on the beach. Bino made sure we had the most fantastic experiences and looksd after us so well. The island is beautiful and the beach is paradise. We snorkelled with sharks, clown fish and turtles amongst lots of other sea life. Lastly, we booked our holiday though Travel Counsellor who was superb but we had some issues checking to come home and Faye, Kuoni rep on the island was really helpful. We loved Biyadhoo Island Resort and would definitely return.
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