Reethi Beach A to Z

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ADAPTERS
Multi-adapters for differing electrical plugs are available from Reception.

AIR CONDITIONING
All villas rooms are equipped with individual thermostat controls.

AIRLINE
For airline information, reservations and reconfirmation please contact Guest Relations or Reception.

ALCOHOL
The importation of alcohol into the Maldives is strictly prohibited. Please do not purchase any alcoholic beverages at your departure airport, or during your flight for consumption in the Maldives as this will be confiscated by Customs upon your arrival

ALL INCLUSIVE
Guests staying on the All Inclusive Plan are offered buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner in The Rehendhi restaurant and a discount on the food menu for dinner at other restaurants (reservations required). A Selection of drinks is served at different Bars & Restaurants and some excursions and sports facilities are also included in this Plan. For detailed information on our All-Inclusive Plan, please see Meal Plans

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BABY COTS
Available, upon request, at no extra charge. Contact Front Desk.

BADMINTON
There are two indoor non-air conditioned Badminton Courts located at the Sports Centre. Also see ‘Facilities: Sports Centre’

BAGGAGE
For baggage collection and storage, contact Reception.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
An allowance of 20kg per person is permitted on any seaplane transfer, regardless of your International flight baggage allowance. Excess baggage will incur a supplementary charge and it may not be possible to carry all baggage on the same flight, indeed the same day, to your island resort.

BEACH
The beach around the island is in constant movement – its shape is changed by the tide and wind patterns, sometimes overnight, and its entire location may be changed by the influence of the monsoons. The beach in front of a particular room may therefore be entirely different on your next visit and not resemble a picture on the website or in other publications.

BEACH TOWEL
Beach Towels are provided in the room. Additional Beach Towels are also available at the pool, Sports Complex and through House Keeping.

BOOKS
A range of Magazines and Books are available in English, German and French are available in the games room next to Rasgefaanu Bar.

BUSINESS CENTRE
Our Business Centre is equipped with IDD telephone, Internet access, E-mail services, facsimile, computer with printer and photocopier.

BOAT HIRE
Assistance for boat hire arrangements, contact Guest Relations.

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CASHIER
Foreign Currency exchange and account settlements should be made with the Cashier, located at Reception. See ‘Payments’, below.

CHECK OUT
Check out time is 1200 noon. However, should you wish to check out after this time, please contact the reception. Every effort will be taken to accommodate your request. Late check out is subject to room availability.

CHEQUES
Personal cheques are not accepted. Also see ‘Payments’, below.

CLINIC
A clinic, for the treatment of minor injuries is open daily from 10h00 to 13h00 and 18h00 to 20h00. For emergencies our Doctor is available 24-hours, daily. The clinic is located near the Souvenir Shop.

COMPUTER
Computers ( PC ) are available for guest use at the Business Centre, located at Reception..

CONSERVATION
With your help we are committed to adopting best conservation practice. Ask at Reception how you can help us achieve this objective.

COURIER SERVICE
For mailing requirements, contact Reception

CREDIT CARDS
Payment by MasterCard; American Express and Visa is accepted. See ‘Payments’, below.
Some credit card companies may set additional daily/weekly or monthly spending or withdrawal restriction while abroad. It is advisable to check with the issuing bank before you travel if your credit cards that you wish to use during your holiday are subject to any additional restrictions or limits. 

CURRENCY
The importation and exportation of the local currency, Maldivian Rufiyaa (MRF) is not allowed. There is no restriction of foreign currency. It should be noted that the U.S. Dollar is accepted everywhere and hotel bills will be presented in U.S. Dollars.

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DIVING
Diving, for both the beginner and experienced diver, is available from the Sea Explorer Dive Centre. See ‘Facilities: The Dive Centre’. By Maldivian Law topless and nude bathing is prohibited.

DOCTORS
See 'Clinic'.

DRESS CODE
Informal. (As a courtesy to other guests) No swim-wear is allowed in Restaurants and in the Main Bar.

DRINKING WATER
It is not recommended to drink tap water from the bathroom. Bottled Mineral Water is available from all outlets.

DRUGS
The Maldives have stringent anti-drugs laws, with long prison sentences imposed on those found carrying any drugs, including ‘recreational’ drugs. Also see ‘Medicines’.

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ELECTRICITY
The electric voltage is 240 volts (standard UK plug). Adaptors available from Reception. 

EXCURSIONS
A full range of excursions is available. Book at Reception. Also see ‘Facilities: Excursions’.

EXPORTS
The exportation of corals, shells, indeed any ‘souvenir’ taken from the sea is strictly prohibited. Please do not purchase such items, if offered, while shopping. This includes products made from turtle shell or shark teeth.

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FACSIMILE
Facsimile services are available at the Business Centre. Located at Reception.

FIRE
Every other villa (or Each two villas are equipped…) is equipped with individual fire extinguishers. Please identify the location of the extinguisher upon your arrival from the fire procedures information in your room.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE
U.S. Dollar; Pound Sterling; Euro and Swiss Francs cash or travellers cheques can be exchanged with the Cashier. Located at Reception.

FULL BOARD
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at the Rehendhi
For more information, please see Meal Plans
 

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GYMNASIUM
A fully equipped, modern Gymnasium is located at the Sports Centre. Open from 08h00 until 20h00 daily. Also see ‘Facilities: Sports Centre’.

GUEST RELATION OFFICERS ( GRO )
A dedicated multi-lingual team of Guest Relation Officers is at your service from the time of your arrival until your departure. They will receive you at the seaplane platform; assist you with the check-in and with getting settled on the Resort. And they will always be available for any assistance you may require throughout your stay. The GROs can be contacted at Reception. Of course you may also seek assistance from the Reception staff or any other member of our team.
 

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HAIR DRYER
All rooms are equipped with a Hair Dryer.

HALF BOARD
Breakfast and Dinner at The Rehendhi
For more information, please see Meal Plans

HIGH CHAIRS

All restaurants have High Chairs available for children, if required.

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INTERNET ACCESS
Internet access (W-LAN) is available at the Business Centre, located at Reception, Rasgefaanu Bar, Riyaa Bar, Moodhu Bar.

INSECTS
Maldives is a tropical country and though every measure is taken to minimize the effects through the most ecologically acceptable control measures, there is the possibility of certain insects appearing on the island.

INSURANCE
Please check if your country of residence has a health agreement with the Maldives and bring any relevant documentation. If there is no health agreement it is recommended that you purchase private health insurance cover including medical treatments and return transportation costs. In addition, divers should have DAN-insurance.

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LAUNDRY
For all your laundry needs, you are requested to place laundry items in the bag provided by your room boy and fill out the accompanying form. Laundry will be returned to your room generally within 24 hours. Please note that there is no dry cleaning available.

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MATTRESSES
A choice of soft and hard mattresses are available from Housekeeping.

MEAL PLANS
We offer a choice of different Meal Plans for guests staying with us. Our guests can book Bed & Breakfast, Half Board, Full Board or All Inclusive. For more details on these Meal Plans, please click on below PDF file.

 Meal Plans

MEDICINES
Should you need to bring any prescription drugs with you, please ask your general practitioner to provide you with appropriate documentation for presentation to the customs officer upon your arrival at Male Airport.

MINI BAR
A Mini Bar is located in your room for your convenience.

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NUDISM
The Maldives is a moderate Islamic country, however bathing nude, or topless, is banned and could incur serious fines.
 

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PAYMENTS
Payment for accommodation and extras including food, beverages and excursions, as appropriate, is accepted by MasterCard, American Express and Visa. U.S. Dollar, Pound Sterling, Euro and Swiss Franc notes.
Please note: Some credit card companies may set additional daily/weekly or monthly spending or withdrawal restriction while abroad. It is advisable to check with the issuing bank before you travel if your credit cards that you wish to use during your holiday are subject to any additional restrictions or limits. 

PERSONAL COMPUTER
Should you require assistance in connecting your personal computer to a service provider, please contact Reception.

PHOTOCOPYING
Photocopying is available at the Business Centre, located at Reception.

PORNOGRAPHY
Needless to say, the importation of pornography is strictly prohibited. It should, however, be noted that this could include the importation of magazines with, say, ‘topless’ front covers, depending on the views of the individual customs officer.

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RAMADAN
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, is unlikely to affect your visit to the Maldives unless you plan to spend time on islands outside your resort. If visiting local villages or Male then you should avoid drinking, smoking or eating in public, and restaurants and cafés in Male will be closed. All services within your resort will be completely unaffected.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS
There are five restaurants and five bars on the island. See ‘Wining & Dining for full details.

ROOM SERVICE
Room service is available 24-hours, daily.

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SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX

For your security, we strongly advise you to deposit your cash and valuables in the complimentary safety deposit box in your room.

SEA DEFENCES
To counter erosion, many Maldivian islands need to implement a sea defence programme. Reethi Beach is no exception, with large sandbag breakwaters deployed strategically. This may not be everyone’s perception of a ‘tropical paradise’ but is unavoidable. The measures taken are for the most part reversible and designed to have the least impact on the environment.

SECURITY
Security personnel are on duty 24-hours a day.

SHOPS
A Souvenir Shop and Jewellery Store are located near the Reception, selling a wide range of quality products and everyday essentials. Spa products can be purchased in the Coconut Spa Boutique.

SPA
A full range of treatments and Spa packages is available from the Coconut Spa. See ‘Facilities: The Spa’ for more details

SPORTS AND RECREATION
See Facilities: Dive Centre; The Spa; Water Sports Centre; Sports Centre; Excursions for full details of our sports and recreational facilities.

STAMPS
Postage stamps are available from the Souvenir Shop, located near Reception.

SQUASH
There is one non-air conditioned squash court, located at the Sports Centre. Also see ‘Facilities: Sports Centre’.

SWIMMING POOL
There is a small fresh water swimming pool, located at the Land Sport Centre. Also see ‘Facilities: Sports Centre’

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TELEPHONE
All rooms are equipped with International Direct Dialling (IDD) facilities. For further assistance please contact the Operator.

TENNIS
There are two floodlit artificial grass tennis courts located at the Sports Centre. Also see ‘Facilities: Sports Centre’.

TIPPING
A 10% service charge will be added to hotel bills, including excursion. In addition, it is common practice to tip porters, waiters, room boys and boat crews an extra, nominal tip for good service. This is, of course, discretionary.

TV
All rooms are equipped with satellite TV.

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VACCINATIONS
While it is unlikely that there will be any compulsory requirements; you are strongly advised to check any vaccination requirements with your local medical practitioner prior to travel.

VIDEO TAPES
The importation of videos is not recommended as these could be impounded by Customs upon arrival for censor checking, a long process. Only blank tapes, carried in unopened, original packaging will be allowed.

VISA
There are currently no visa requirements from much of Europe, however it is the responsibility of each individual to check whether any visa requirements for entry to the Maldives apply before booking.

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WAKE-UP CALLS
Please call the Operator for assistance.

WATER SPORTS
A full range of water sports are available from the Water Sports Centre. See ‘Facilities: Water Sports Centre’ for full details.



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