Property Terms

Rates

All room rates, charges and fees are in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to 10% Service Charge plus a 12% Goods and Services Tax (GST). The GST is applied on the rates and Service Charge combined.

Please note that as of 1st January 2023, Goods and Services Tax (GST) will increase to 16%.

Room rates include American breakfast daily in Reethi Restaurant. Rates, inclusions, and room occupancies are as stated in your confirmation and may be subject to change at any time without notice.

Payment guarantee policy

A valid credit card guarantee is required at time of booking and a reservation will be deemed confirmed after processing of all deposits and payments according to the below terms. The resort reserves the right to release bookings without prior notice if full payment is not received on time. 

Confirmation is also subject to receiving all guest names, particularly for multiple room bookings. 

Payment is accepted by credit card or bank transfer. An online payment link is available for secure credit card payments and the card utilised for this (and all online bookings) must also be presented by the card holder upon check-in, accompanied by passport or ID verification.

In addition, other Deposit and Payment terms apply and this includes:

2022 YEAR
For travel from 09 January 2022 to 09 May 2022 & 01 October 2022 to 17 December 2022:
• 50% deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 30 days prior to arrival.

For travel from 10 May 2022 to 30 September 2022:
• 50% deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 14 days prior to arrival.

For travel in the Festive Season, 18 December 2022 to 08 January 2023:
• 50% non-refundable deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 90 days prior to arrival.

2023 YEAR
For travel from 09 January 2023 to 06 May 2023 & 01 October 2023 to 16 December 2023:
• 50% deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 30 days prior to arrival.

For travel from 07 May 2023 to 30 September 2023:
• 50% deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 14 days prior to arrival.

For travel in the Festive Season, 17 December 2023 to 08 January 2024:
• 50% non-refundable deposit of total room charges is required at time of booking.
• Full and final payment is required no later than 90 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation policy

If you are unable to travel (or utilise the accommodation and services previously confirmed), cancellation fees may apply. 

A change in the length of stay or dates of your reservation is subject to availability and may result in a rate change. A revision made to a booking may also constitute a cancellation. In case of shortened length of stay, the cancellation policy will apply for the cancelled nights. If a booking deposit must be refunded, please note that any credit card surcharge or currency fluctuation is unable to be refunded.

Cancellation, early departure, and no-show fees incurred are the sole responsibility of the client and will be charged accordingly as follows:

2022 YEAR
For travel from 09 January 2022 to 09 May 2022 & 01 October 2022 to 17 December 2022:
• Cancellations that are made 30 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 30 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.

For travel from 10 May 2022 to 30 September 2022:
• Cancellations that are made 14 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 14 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.

For travel in the Festive Season, 18 December 2022 to 08 January 2023:
• Cancellations that are made 90 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 90 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.

2023 YEAR
For travel from 09 January 2023 to 06 May 2023 & 01 October 2023 to 16 December 2023:
• Cancellations that are made 30 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 30 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.

For travel from 07 May 2023 to 30 September 2023:
• Cancellations that are made 14 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 14 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.

For travel in the Festive Season, 17 December 2023 to 08 January 2024:
• Cancellations that are made 90 days or less prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
• Reservations made within 90 days of arrival require full payment within 24 hours and will incur a fee of 100% of the total Villa charges.
 
Early Departures or No-Shows
A fee equivalent to 100% per night plus taxes for early departures applies. In the event of a no-show (i.e. if you neither use nor cancel your reservation), a fee equivalent to the value of the entire stay plus taxes and one-way transfer will be incurred. Early departures or cancellations due to inclement weather are fully chargeable.

Travel Insurance
One&Only Reethi Rah reserves the right not to provide exemptions from its cancellation policy for medical or personal matters, inclement weather, or other circumstances. It is recommended to purchase adequate travel insurance prior to confirmation and acceptance of terms, conditions, and cancellation policy.

COVID-19 Update
In the event that there is a COVID-19 related travel ban, health or quarantine restriction at your point of departure or at the resort destination that restricts you from traveling to the resort destination, the resort will provide a full refund for a pre-paid reservation and/or waive all applicable penalties. In the event that you are in-residence at the resort and unable to depart the resort destination on schedule due to a COVID-19 travel ban, health or quarantine restriction, the resort will extend your stay based on a discretionary reduced rate off Best Available Rate (BAR).

Additional guests and children surcharges

Subject to the maximum occupancy applicable by room, the following applies for additional guests:

• Infants under the age of 4 years – complimentary, including a cot if required.
• Children under the age of 12 years – a fee of $200 ++ per night.
• Guests 12 years and over – a fee of $400 ++ per night.

Bedding Policy & Room Occupancy:
A maximum of two rollaway beds are permitted for Beach Villa King, Beach Villa Pool, Two-Villa Residence with Pool (1 King Bed), Grand Beach Villa 2-bedroom, Water Villa King and Grand Water Villa Pool. Rollaway beds are on request and subject to confirmation.

The Grand Sunset Residence and Grand Residence has two separate villas adjoined by an external walkway, comfortably accommodating six adults. A total of four rollaway beds are permitted for the Grand Sunset Residence & Grand Residence, upon request.

Whilst Two-Villa Residences with Pool are designed for families, please note that they are two separate Beach Villas adjoined by an external walkway (approximately 5 metres).

A maximum of two baby cots (for infants aged up to three years) is permitted per Villa. Cots are on request and subject to confirmation.

Children up to age of 12 years cannot occupy a villa alone and must be accommodated with a parent or a guardian.

Families with children are permitted to stay in all Water Villas, however this is subject to signing of a legal waiver once booking is confirmed. Failure to provide this will result in the booking being cancelled and the guests unable to be accommodated in this accommodation type.

Special Event Dining Supplements

Mandatory Festive Season and Easter Gala Dining fees apply and are required to be paid to the resort directly. Rates are as follows (excluding beverages) for Adults and Children. Infants aged four years and under are complimentary. All rates are subject to an additional 10% Service Charge plus a 12% GST per person:

Christmas Eve Dinner
24 December 2022
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 560 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 280 ++ 

Christmas Day Brunch
25 December 2022
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 390 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 180 ++ 

New Year’s Eve Dinner
31 December 2022
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 1,010 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 510 ++ 

New Year’s Day Brunch
1 January 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 390 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 200 ++ 

Orthodox Christmas Eve Dinner
6 January 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 710 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 360 ++ 

Orthodox Christmas Day Brunch
7 January 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 390 ++
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 200 ++

Christmas Eve Dinner
24 December 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 575 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 290 ++ 

Christmas Day Brunch
25 December 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 400 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 190 ++ 

New Year’s Eve Dinner
31 December 2023
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 1,030 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 520 ++ 

New Year’s Day Brunch
1 January 2024
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 400 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 200 ++ 

Orthodox Christmas Eve Dinner
6 January 2024
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 725 ++ 
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 365 ++ 

Orthodox Christmas Day Brunch
7 January 2024
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 400 ++
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 200 ++
 
Easter Gala Dinner
9 April 2024
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 475 ++
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 235 ++
 
Easter Day Brunch
10 April 2024
Adults (Ages 12 and above): USD 200 ++
Children (Ages 4 to 11): USD 100 ++
 

Arrival and departure

Check-in Time
14:00 hours/2.00pm. Earlier access is subject to availability on day of arrival.

Check-out Time
12:00 hours/ noon. For guests requiring a later check-out, a fee equal to 50% of the room rate is applicable up to 18:00 hours/6.00pm and a full night’s rate is required after this time.

Airport Transfers
One&Only Reethi Rah provides Shared Luxury Boat transfers for all guests arriving and departing on standard scheduled international flights from/to Velana International Airport. For Private Jet arrivals and departures, it is compulsory to reserve a Private Transfer, either by Boat or Yacht. We suggest you share the flight details as soon as available to ensure the transfer arrangements.

Full guest details including names, ages of children and international flight arrival and departure dates and times are required.

Arrival Information
Our airport representatives will welcome guests at the arrival terminal in the Airport where they will be holding the resort’s sign board “One&Only”. They will guide them to the Yacht/Boat which will transfer them to our Resort. Our counter number in the airport is counter 9, located in the first row on the left hand side. 

Departure Information
Our Resort is one (1) hour ahead of Male City time and guests are required to be at the airport at least 3 hours prior departure. A letter will be given to the guests a day prior to their departure date with departure details and will be communicated to them by their Butler.

Transfers require prepayment and are subject to availability for last minute amendments of travel dates. No-show or a cancellation of a confirmed booking will be subject to 100% charges. For Private Seaplane arrangements, Maldivian Air Taxi requires 7 day booking notice.

Passport and Visa Requirements
Full legal names of all guests and children's ages must be provided at time of booking. A valid passport (with minimum six months validity) and proof of citizenship is required to travel to and from the Republic of Maldives.

Traveling to Maldives, other than from current exempted countries, requires a visa. Please contact the Maldives Embassy or Consulate for more details. Failure to provide the air carrier or government officials with necessary documents and valid passport will lead to denial of flight boarding.

Other information

Minimum Length Of Stay
A minimum length of stay of 4 nights is required for all bookings and all applicable offers. A minimum of 10 nights stay is required between 18th December 2022 to 8th January 2023, and 17th December 2023 to 7th January 2024.

Minimum Age
There must be at least one guest of minimum 18 years of age, with a valid credit card, present upon check-in at One&Only Reethi Rah. This guest must be holding the payment for the travelling party against this credit card.

Group Bookings
A maximum of four rooms may be booked through the website. Please ensure you provide full names for each room, otherwise the duplicate name reservation may be cancelled. Please email reservations@oneandonlyreethirah.com for reservations of five rooms or more.

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted in any restaurants, interior or public areas. 

Rate Changes
Please be advised that service charges, fees and taxes are subject to change at any time without prior notice and One&Only Reethi Rah reserves the right to introduce these in accordance with law. The prevailing tax rates at the time of stay will be charged, along with the introduction of any new fees or taxes. Rates may also change due to revaluation/devaluation of the Maldivian Rufiyaa.

One&Only Reethi Rah reserves the right to cancel your stay at a time prior to arrival. In this event a refund will be issued of your accommodation pre-payments.