Fihalhohi Island Resort wins Holidaycheck Award 2018
Fihalhohi Island Resort has won the Holidaycheck Award 2018.
The resort won the award with 93 percent recommendations and a 5.3 out of 6 rating.
HolidayCheck Awards, the highly sought after tourism prize given by the largest German speaking travel portal that offers extensive travel know-how, is being conferred for the twelfth year to the most popular hotels worldwide.
In order to be nominated, the hotel needs to have a minimum number of reviews during the year of 2017 with a stay in 2017, a recommendation rate of minimum 90 percent from reviews in 2017 and a score of at least five out of six suns on HolidayCheck from reviews in 2017.
Fihalhohi is the last island of South Male Atoll, and is accessible by a one hour speedboat ride from the main Velana International Airport.
The resort provides four different categories of rooms in order to cater to the varied preferences. There are 24 Classic rooms, while 114 Comfort rooms are designed with ground and upper floor accommodation and with additional facilities of air conditioning and bathtubs. For those who prefer to be on the water, there are 12 water bungalows tastefully built in pine wood where one can step right out of the room into the turquoise lagoon for swimming or snorkelling.
The Palm Grove restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and a light buffet lunch. Dinner consists of a variety of tantalising theme buffets spread throughout the week.
The Fisherman’s Bar is the hub of activity. The crew can mix some interesting cocktails and this bar also hosts all the evening’s light animation programmes.
The Surf Café next to the water sports centre serves a specialty menu of salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, pizzas and an array of light meals throughout the day.
The Blue Lagoon bar is proud of its serene setting on the beach. The bar serves an extensive range of thirst quenchers and cocktails.
A well-equipped and professionally manned scuba diving facility operated by Aeolus Diving is available at the resort. As a diving location, the reefs around Fihalhohi have been ranked by experienced divers as being amongst the best to be found anywhere.
The Blue Ocean water sports centre provides facilities for windsurfing, catamaran sailing, water skiing, banana riding, canoeing, glass bottom boat rides and a variety of other activities made possible by the clear blue lagoon and the safe surrounding Waters.
Other sports facilities on the resort include billiards, table tennis, badminton, football, beach volleyball, darts and an assortment of indoor games.