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Canareef Resort Maldives

Canareef Resort Maldives

logo-scrollStep Out of the Blue’ and explore our island for a breath taking yet refreshing take on The Maldives.

A definite treat for your senses, Canareef Resort Maldives is a lifestyle resort get-away that will take your breath away with our pristine nature, expansive oceans, 25 dive site locations, dolphins and marine life, stunning horizon views and a host of activities await you.

The Equator Crossing to the Resort would be one of the key highlights of your trip to our Island with your loved ones or friends, as guests get to view breath-taking aerial view of the Maldives expansive turquoise blue atolls riddle in the Indian Ocean.

All guests to the Island via domestic flight will receive a personalised Equator Crossing Certificate from the Captain of the airplane.

Quick Facts


Addu Atoll

Transfer type:
70 minutes by Domestic Flight + 10 minutes by Speedboat

Number of rooms:
271 Rooms

Room types:
  • Sunrise Villa
  • Sunset Beach Villa
  • Jacuzzi Villa
  • Air conditioned rooms
  • Complementary broadband internet access
  • King sized beds
  • House keeping-twice daily
  • Laundry service (fees may apply)
  • IDD Telephone
  • Digital Safe
  • Mini Bar
  • Flat screen LCD cable TV
  • Complementary drinking water (Refilled daily)
  • Water sports
  • Spa
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Diving
  • Big Game Fishing and Sunset Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Addu city tours
  • Hulhumeedhoo Town
  • Herb Garden
  • Kids Club
  • Fitness
  • Tennis and Volley Ball
  • Nature Trail
  • Cycling
  • Fish Feeding
  • Gift Shop


Sunrise Villa

Individual wooden bungalows on the eastern side of the island offering a beautiful view of the ocean and with a private, enclosed backyard. Enjoy fresh breeze while you serenade in the sound of the waves and admire the view beyond the horizon of the Indian Ocean.


Sunset Beach Villa

Individual wooden bungalows on the western side of the island offering a beautiful view of the lagoon and sandy beach with a private enclosed backyard. Guest can enjoy fresh breeze, feel the fine white sands beneath the feet or simply relax on the front deck to watch sunset.


Jacuzzi Villa

Jacuzzi Villas are individual beach villas with a bedroom including a four post bed, a private enclosed outdoor area featuring a jacuzzi for two “under the stars” with a wooden sundeck with sun lounges, a shade pavilion or umbrella, tropical plants and a beautiful view of the lagoon. Located on the west side of the island, guests can enjoy the fresh breeze from the atoll or simply relax on the front deck and watch sunset.




Dhoni Seafood & Bar

The perfect place to see the sun dip under the horizon while enjoying your favourite drink from our long list of beverages. Our seafood restaurant features fresh catch, and as the evening stretches on, enjoy ‘live’ entertainment, such as crab race and local Boduberu and a DJ spinning your favourite pop hits.
Dance the night away with friends, family or your loved one with our drink promotions or catch a ‘Movie Under the Stars’ next to Dhoni restaurant or book a BBQ seafood dinner by the beach for two.



An exciting choice of sumptuous, international cuisines from around the world awaits you on our daily buffet spread and ala carte dishes, with French, Sri Lankan and local Maldivian delights which will guarantee to satisfy our guests hungry palates.
If you are feeling romantic, book a private dinner at one of our four private bunker lounges facing the Laccadive Sea and enjoy the sound of waves while dinning the night away.


Meeraa – Asian cuisine & Bar

Discover the myriad flavours of Asian Cuisine through the exquisite culinary creations of our resident Executive Chef at this all-day dining restaurant, or simply enjoy the Maldivian breeze at our spacious poolside bar with a snack or drink in hand.

Soak in the atmosphere and let our barman is at hand to mix a cocktail to your liking.


Santuaire Spa Maldives

Experience refreshing rejuvenation at the spa, discreetly located within a dedicated waterside compound and set amidst lush gardens. Our range of treatments include detoxifying massages and scrubs, while our private suites are available for both singles and couples.



Water Sports

Discover the sea with our professional team, have a fun and a safe water sports experience for all age groups. We offer wind-surfing, canoeing, banana boat ride, jet-ski, fun-tube, catamaran sailing, snorkelling expeditions and private excursions.wp3

Dolphin Cruise

Maldives is home to several species of dolphins, including Spinners, Bottle-Nosed dolphins and pilot whales, they can be seen gracing the waters near our island.
One of the key highlights of our Island would be an experience like no other.
Go in search of these wild yet extremely friendly dolphins around our Island while watching the sunset.
Be amazed and watch them jump and perform for you while frolicking in the ocean.
A definite must book tour as this is the most fun-filled and moving excursion you can experience in the Maldives, as it will create lasting memories for years to come.


Our authorised PADI Dive Centre, offers multilingual Diving courses including Discover Scuba Diving. The professional dive guides will be able to give you an unforgettable, remarkable and safe underwater experience at the spectacular 25 different dive sites that Addu Atoll has to offer. Have a fabulous dive with Giant Manta rays seen all year round and explore the WWII shipwreck, the ‘British Loyalty’.


Big Game Fishing & Sunset Fishing

Set your hands on a fishing rod for big game fishing. You do not need to be a professional to get that prized catch, allow our experienced boat crew to find the best locations and to assist you with equipment. You can try your hand at trawling to catch a Wahoo or Blue Marlin.

For the less adventurous who have had enough sun rays for the day, a good option is a 2-hr sunset fishing trip which sets off at 5pm on a Dhoni.

All catches can be cooked immediately for lunch or dinner by our Chef’s upon returing to resort to enusre freshness. Charges apply.



Snorkelling is one of the most exciting and must do things in the Canareef Resort Maldives. Explore the colourful aqua marine landscapes around you.
Enjoy what nature has to offer with marine life surrounding the lagoon, catch eels, black tip reef sharks and different species of fishes swimming along the lagoons coast.

Addu City Tours

Explore the islands of Addu City, starting with the islands of Maradhoo, which have modernized boat yards where local craftsmanship can be appreciated. The Island of Feydhoo is inhabited by the people living in the airport island of Gan. Maradhoo- Feydhoo is the smallest community in Addu, walk around the island to feel the laid back lifestyle and then visit Gan the former RAF base before returning back to the resort. Enjoy tour of Hithadhoo, the capital of Addu City. The island hosts one of the largest natural lakes in the country which is frequently by habitats as well as migrating birds


Hulhumeedhoo Town

Hulhumeedhoo Village, our next door neighbour has one of the most modern pole and line tuna fishing boats in the country. A visit to the Taro farms is not to be missed.
It is believed that the early inhabitants of Meedhoo Island were the first Maldivian to embrace Islam.
You can also see some World War 2 relics near the beach area. The oldest cemetery in the country, Koagannu, is also located on this island. The island also produced some of the finest scholars that the country has had.

Herb Garden

Discover how the greens on your plate are grown.
The Chefs garden boasts hydroponics technology and methods derived from natural farming practices to ensure optimal growth for all herbs and spices.

Kids Club

There is no place like home so have your little ones develop their creative skills or play within the security of a contained compound. Ideal if you need some time away from parenting duties and to enjoy what Maldives has to offer.

Books, tables,  kids chairs and tables and a playground can be found within its compound.



A well-equipped fitness gym is available 24 hours a day for the fitness enthusiasts who prefer exercising in the comforts of an air-conditioned environment.

Practice your Yoga moves or stay fit with your partner and friends.

Staying healthy and getting in shape can still be done on our island.

Threadmills and free weight don our gym together with other gym equipment suitable for beginners or professional athletes.


Tennis & Volley ball

Hit our island activities if you are tired of being in the water.

Canareef has two tennis courts and beach volley ball courts on our island to entertain guests, come with your friends and family to have a round of fun or pit your skills with fellow guests and cheer your team away.

Tennis rackets and balls are available at the gym, and booking of tennis courts is chargeable.

Speak to our guest relations for more information.


Nature Trail

Lace up those walking or jogging shoes and embark on a journey of discovery – you’ll encounter a rich melange of tropical flora and learn about how the locals have found uses for each plant.

Alternatively, rent our island mountain bikes and explore the 4.5km stretch of island and explore all our island has to offer and soak in the sun and nature.



Explore our expansive island on foot or on mountain bikes, enjoy our lakes and nature trails and beaches which spans the whole island and at the same time improves your fitness.

Please check with front office for a pair of bicycles. Daily charges apply


Fish Feeding

Head on down to our jetty daily at 6pm to join in the frenzy.

Watch as our friendly resident marine life such as Giant Travelly and other native Maldivian fishes feed hungrily on food prepared by our staff.


Gift Shop

If you are in need of some retail therapy visit our Gift Shop with your bride, girlfriend, family and/or friends to do some much needed shopping and bring back a piece of Maldives with you for memories.

We have sundry supplies, tanning lotions, snacks, local handmade handicraft, beachwear, footwear and souvenirs.

We are open daily.


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