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Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives

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Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Aarah with 2 restaurants and spa

9.2/10 Superb

129 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
Aarah Island, Aarah, Vaavu Atoll
Main amenities
  • 2 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Fitness center
  • Free children's club
  • Full-service spa
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
For families
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Children's club (free)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Velana Intl. Airport (MLE) - 47.4 miles/76.3 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • silent music cafe
  • Fen Beach Bar
  • Hama Rythms Bar
  • Vah Restaurant
  • Iru Bar

About this property

Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives

A great choice for a stay in Aarah, Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives features a free kids' club and offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 384 per person. You can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or mani/pedis, and Vah Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 3 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar.


All-inclusive room rates at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).


Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian

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/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 90 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via Boat or floatplane to the property; guests must contact the property at least 48 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Private dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Water dispenser

Traveling with children

  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • Free children's club


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Porter/bellhop


  • An outdoor pool
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Local culture & ecosystem education
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic soda bottles
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only
  • Terrace
  • Vegan dining options
  • Water dispenser


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Paper towels


  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Energy-saving features in guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • In-room safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Mandara Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Vah Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine.
Marlin Seafood Restaurant - Onsite seafood restaurant. Open daily.
Hama Rhythmic Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.
Iru Beach Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 6.00 per person, per night
  • Boat transfer per adult: USD 210 (roundtrip)
  • Boat transfer per child: USD 105 (roundtrip), from 2 to 11 years old
  • Additional fee for children (from 12 years old to 17 years old): USD 202 per person, per stay
The listed additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 12-17.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 384 per person (roundtrip)

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 11 costs USD 192 (roundtrip)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives Hotel
Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives Aarah
Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives Hotel Aarah

Frequently asked questions

Does Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on request. The charge is USD 384 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives and nearby?
Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives has 3 bars and a spa, as well as an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine.
What's the area around Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives like?
Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives is located a short 1-minute walk from Aarah Island.







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10/10 Exceptional

Khaled, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing experience
Faultless resort. We stayed for a week in one of the water villas with half board. The room was super spacious, cleaned twice a day. There are fish, baby sharks, reys, all at your footstep. There were plenty of food options and activities. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Excursions were a bit pricey but it's to be expected as you are quite isolated
The view from the sea villa
Julianne, 7-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Very well managed and good staff, variety of food private sea access actually it looks much better than photos. Isolated inside the resort , no activites . Perfect for Honey mooners , lovers and not mre thsn 4 dsud for others
HANY, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Maureen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Room towel is yellowish.
SOO BOON, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Best Holiday Experience.
The staff were the most amazing I have ever come across. The service was exceptional. 5 star🌟 Special mention to Niyaz, Ibrahim, Hassan and Pooja
Peter, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

sargon, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything about it was excellent. From the room we got to the staff. Highly recommend!
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff was wonderful. The room was beautiful and so clean. The food was excellent. The staff went out of their way to make sure we felt special.
Eric, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly staff, excellent food. Great place for a romantic getaway!
James, 4-night romance trip
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