• 4 star
  • Maldives


Cinnamon Dhonveli is located in the North Male Atoll, which is a 25-minute speedboat ride from the airport, and the island’s proximity and diversity combine to make it one of the most popular destinations in the Maldives.The island is constantly buzzing with action as divers, surfers and beach bums alike find a common ground in the world of excitement this little island has to offer. A trip here is always big fun and you’re bound to find yourself trying something new no matter what reason brings you to our shores.

A look from the skies will show you that the island is shaped like open arms, welcoming all who are weary and are in need of rest, rejuvenation and a brand new vitality. Five categories of rooms combine with multiple ways to drink and dine across the island, offering something for everyone looking for the exotic and exciting.

Another reason for Dhonveli’s popularity, is that the island is considered to be one of the best resorts in the Maldives for their world-class surf. Magnificent waves and a policy of sustainable surfing combine to make Pasta Point at Cinnamon Dhonveli one of the most sought after surfing locations by award-winning surfers from around the world. In fact, it was said that the father of surfing, Tony Hussein Hinde was shipwrecked here in the early 70’s and fell in love with the location because of its ability to not be affected by winds and its constant delivery of pristine surfing waves.

Other than being a surfer’s paradise, Dhonveli is also popular with large families, groups of friends, divers and snorkeling buffs all seem to find a comfortable common ground in the heady atmosphere of this 6-acre island. Sink your teeth into their succulent seafood and indulge in the theme nights at each of the restaurants with the best of international cuisinse. Unwind at the spa or sink into the comforts of one of the 148 plush rooms.

Available Rooms

Garden Bungalow

Max Guests:
2 Adults
The Garden Bungalows at Cinnamon Dhonveli are situated within the gardens of the island.

Superior Rooms

Max Guests:
3 Adults
The Superior Rooms at Cinnamon Dhonveli, are spacious and comfortable, furnished with vibrant tones and extravagant amenities to enable an enjoyable stay.

Beach Bungalow

Max Guests:
3 Adults
The Beach Bungalows at Cinnamon Dhonveli are situated on the beach, right at the edge of the ocean with amazing views of the ocean and space enough to fit in a family or group of three.

Water Bungalow

Max Guests:
2 Adults
The Water Bungalows at Cinnamon Dhonveli are situated in the south-west corner of the island and are plush bungalows that make up a total of 36 modern tributes to tropical modernism, sitting on stilts, directly above the ocean.

Over Water Suite

Max Guests:
2 Adults
The Over Water Suites are secluded on the North West of the island paradise, and are the ultimate in luxurious accommodation over the beautiful turquoise ocean.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant
  • Smoking area
  • Room service