About the hotel

Sunset at your doorstep, glistening waters, peace and tranquillity. Welcome to Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. Your unique getaway will begin from the moment you step onto the island and take in the real-life kaleidoscope of the coral and fish that animate the local waters. Marvel at the tropical palm trees and powder white sandy beaches, Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon really is a blissful haven. Memories, enviable photos, and indulgence is for the taking. Housing one of the best diving reefs in the world, Ellaidhoo is a real diver's paradise. An indescribable bond connects the marine life to the people on the island, a beautiful sense of symbiosis and possibly a guideline for how we should respect and live with all wild life and marine life on this planet. Wine and dine around the island with two bars, two restaurants and a dozen other imaginative places are available for magical dining experiences, including floating on the ocean on a dhoni for two.

  • Home to one of the best diving reefs in the world.
  • Stunning location boasting peace and tranquility.
  • Good range of wining and dining options.

At a glance
Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon location
Beachfront Scenic Relaxing Couples


Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon houses some of the best resort accommodation options in the Maldives, keeping you close to the ocean or quietly nestled in lush gardens. All accommodations include:

  • King-size bed
  • Safety deposit box
  • Iron & drop-down ironing board
  • Digital weighing scale
  • Sun loungers
  • Life jackets
  • Rain coats
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Terrycloth bathrobes and slippers on request
  • Bathtub
  • Shower cubicle
  • Hair dryer
  • Bath and beach towels

Standard Room

These island bungalows were designed for the diving buff who want minimum time in a room and maximum adventure under the ocean. If you're coming to Ellaidhoo for its action and excitement, any one of the spacious 14 Island Bungalows is a great call for the much needed downtime it provides.

Superior Room

Superior Rooms are the prime Maldives resort accommodation option for groups and families. Surprisingly spacious, allowing comfort for up to four at a time, while still providing much needed personal space. These family-style rooms are cozy and vibrantly designed, housing an open-air bathroom and terra cotta floors, offering great views of the ocean.

Beach Bungalow

Walk into your room, open the shades and take in the ocean-island view as the waters change color from turquoise to deep blue for the utmost privacy and comfort. Designed with traditional Maldivian thatched-roofs, these quaint structures are located on the quieter quarter of the island, allowing you to seclude yourself for private time on the island, should you so desire it. Comfortable divans on the balconies and verandahs make for great look-out points too. If not, walk back into the ocean-blue interiors or take a long bath in your outdoor tub.

Water Bungalow

Walk in and let your eyes take in the vibrant, ocean-themed interiors and an inviting outdoor tub. The water bungalow's private deck is a great way to watch the sun go down. A separate dining area, bar and infinity pool combine to give you a complete island experience in one go. Take it, make it yours and fall in love with the magic of the Maldives.


No matter where you choose to drink or dine, all outlets give you great experiences that combine diverse and eclectic dishes.

Madi Restaurant

Madi's sandy floors keep you connected to the island while your taste buds travel the world. Great continental buffet style meals are served at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Malamathi Restaurant & Bar

Located at the superlative vantage point to view the sun go down to meet the horizon each evening. The restaurant and bar are located close to the water bungalows for the convenience of our guests. A great buffet, great cocktails and multiple action stations, you'll be spoilt for choice.


Iruohsnee Bar

Irouhsnee Bar boasts great evening entertainment from DJs to classic rock bands and traditional Maldivian performances making Iruohsnee a firm favourite on any day of the week. Buckets of fresh seafood are given to the school of Jack Fish, a Sting Ray and even some herons that never forget drop by for their daily feeding at 5:30.

The Sand Bar

The spacious, thatched-roofs of The Sand Bar let you dig your toes into the sand while you throw back some heady cocktails and continue with all the fun you were having on the island.

Water Bungalow In-Room Dining

Water Bungalow guests are privy to an exclusive morning experience at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. Don't rush to get out of bed in the morning — relax and have a bubbly breakfast and set up on your sun deck for a romantic early morning.


  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in Madi Restaurant
  • Morning, evening and night snacks
  • Domestic-brand alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • Use of fitness centre, badminton, tennis and squash courts

Premium All-Inclusive*

  • All items in the All-Inclusive option
  • Bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • Mini bar refilled once daily
  • Selected premium branded spirits and cocktails
  • Fresh juices and milkshakes
  • Choice of two selected excursions during stay
  • Invitation to special events organized by the resort
  • A special dinner on the beach with the option of a mixed seafood grill or steak
  • One 60 minute signature Balinese Spa Treatment

For the Family

  • Children's playground

Additional Facilities

  • English speaking staff
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service*
  • Shops*
  • Special diet menus on request

*Additional charges apply, payable locally.

  • Private beachfront
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Diving*
  • Canoeing*
  • Fishing*
  • Spa and wellness centre*

Dive and Water School

Jump in, dive down and discover the house reef, an altogether different kind of paradise. You'll find that turtles, mantas, shark and whales are a constant sight, giving you a mad rush of adrenalin as they pass you by. Dive & Sail is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Dive & Sail also offer canoeing, snorkeling, boat dives and all levels of PADI certification courses. This fully equipped centre comes with excellent dive instructors and guides who will lead you to the caves and colours that exist just off our resort decks.

Sports Complex

Work out at the full service gym, pick up a racket and make good use of tennis, badminton or squash courts. Pick up a book from the library or play a game of pool. You can even join in for an impromptu game of football or cricket at the extensive grounds. At Ellaidhoo, the magic is always in the action.

Chavana Spa*

Chavana Spa at Ellaidhoo by Cinnamon comes with many treatments and a range of spa products to revitalize, rejuvenate and reawaken; featuring specialized Balinese therapists, invigorating treatments and the internationally renowned Elemis brand of products.

*Additional charges apply, payable locally.

** Prices subject to availability.
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