Reethi Beach - Description
An island for those who need a little more going on. As well as good beaches and snorkelling it has a sports centre and a number of restaurants to choose from. The accommodation is similar to the neighboring up-market resort of Soneva Fushi, a simple, rustic feel with lots of natural colours. The price tag however
In Baa Atoll, north west of Male International Airport. Reethi Beach is on the lush Fonimagoodhoo Island, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and white, sandy beach. The island is just 600 m x 200 m and is reached be a scenic 35 minutes (124km) seaplane flight. The wonderful house reef is some 50 to 150 metres from the island. There are 110 rooms in total, including 30 water villas.
With a choice of 5 restaurants and an indoor sports complex , Reethi Beach will appeal to those who prefer a little more going on. However, the island still retains a natural Maldivian feel, complemented by the chic, rustic style of the accommodation which is very similar in feels to its upmarket neighbor, Soneva Fushi. Having undergone refurbishment in 2010, rooms are in particularly good value compared to other Maldives resorts.
There is an excellent beach all the way down the west side of the island, where the Reethi Villas are, and even wider bulge of fine sand at the southern end, where the the Deluxe Villas are. At the end is a smaller bulge behind the semicircle of water bungalows.
Reethi Beach is one of the most environmentally friendly islands in the Maldives. The interior of the island is left as undisturbed as possible, no groynes or walls have been built and there is no pumping of sand to supplement the beach. It is claimed that island energy consumption per client is a quarter of the industry average.