Rangali, Maldives - Reviewed
Hilton five star resort on a perfect Maldive Island delivers
on the promises made in the brochure.
flight from London is a grueling 10 hours. After arriving in Male there
is still a transfer across the airport by bus and a half hour wait for a
half hour flight in a twin engined otter seaplane to take you to Alif (Ari)
atoll and Rangali Island. Trust me, you will feel shattered, particularly
if you forget to pick up the free earplugs before boarding the seaplane.
island is a real tropical dream. No mosquitoes or any worrisome wildlife
to bother you. Just dreamlike sandy beaches and coconut palms covering a
pearl of an island set in a shimmering azure ocean. Get anybody to talk
about the maldives and we all start to sound like travel brochures, but
for good reason. Rangali really is something akin to paradise. We hear this
is just one of many Hilton Maldives Holidays available, but I cannot believe
the Hilton group have anywhere finer for someone to stay in.
Facilities on Rangali
This is everything you would expect from a Hilton resort.
With just 79 villas there is never a scrum of people. Even at the breakfast
buffet the pace remains leisurely. The food was exceptional all week and
the staff never put a foot wrong.
This being a new resort, all the facilities were new and exceedingly
clean. The wooden walkway between Rangali and Ranglifinolhu was a delight,
especially at night when the small lights attracted a whole different range
of fish to come out and be seen.
Activities on Rangali
Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa Rangali Island offered the
Top Tip: Dont miss the Hilton Rangali's underwater restaurant! This is a
great evening, although a little pricey. There is something about watching
the real ocean creatures go about their lives as you eat dinner that is captivating.
I really do think the Hilton group have come up trumps at Rangali.
The one danger is that you might bump into Peter Andre and Jordan who are
known to have visited Rangali in the past.