If you’re looking for the ultimate surf luxury, then it doesn’t get much better than a Maldives surf resort and surfing the famed Pasta Point at Cinnamon Dhonveli has got to be on your bucket list!
With exclusive access to the famed Pasta Point (with a max of 30 surfers), this reeling left-hander is one of our teams’ favourite waves on the planet, and we know you’re going to love it too.
So what makes a stay at Pasta Point and Cinnamon Dhonveli so incredible?
• Max 30 surfers on the island, with exclusive access to Pasta Point
• Pasta Point is one of the most consistent breaks and the best option on smaller swells
• Closest resort to the other prime breaks of Sultans (R), Honky’s (L) & Jailbreak (R), all within 10 minutes by boat.
• Unlimited surf transfers to the regional breaks included.
• First boat to Sultans departs at 5.30am to be first in the water.
• All surf transfer boats and guides with walkie-talkie communication for coordinating quick access to breaks.
• ISA accredited Maldivian surf guides.
The island itself is surrounded by beautiful reefs, which can be accessed by either a snorkel day trip or simply jump off your overwater bungalow or enjoy the house reef from the safety of the lagoon. Baby blacktip reef sharks, rays, shoals of fish and even turtle can pop up anywhere!
With incredible in-house dining, the famous surf bar overlooking Pasta Point and a series of other bars, pools and entertainment areas across the island – even when you’re not in the waves, there’s plenty to do.
Wind down with a spot treatment or surfer massage before a sunset surf or perhaps a cocktail – this is surfing luxury at its finest!
PLEASE NOTE: To surf during your stay at Cinnamon Dhonveli – inc Pasta Point and surrounding breaks – you’ll need to book a dedicated surf package through an accredited surf agent such as Stoked Surf Adventures. Bookings made through accommodation platforms (such as Booking.com) or direct through Cinnamon Dhonveli may appear discounted but DO NOT include surfing, and this cannot be added on as an extra or once you’ve arrived on the island.
*based on a 5 night stay for 3 adults (price per person) in a Garden Bungalow
Prices for a 7 night stay
Want to surf in paradise but not smash your budget? Well the Garden Bungalow option is the best way to surf at Pasta Point for those not wanting to splurge. Clean, comfortable and still amongst all the island luxuries you’re heading to The Maldives for these A/C rooms are a surfer favourite.
Prices for a 7 night stay
Fancy a room with a view? Well the Beach Bungalow option sits right in from of the lagoon at Cinnamon Dhonveli, just a short stroll from everything the island has to offer and a stones throw from the ocean.
Prices for a 7 night stay
If you want to go all out with your surf trip to Pasta Point then the overwater bungalow is the ultimate in island luxury and a Maldives bucket list tick! And best of all the islands surf break sits at the end of the board walk, so you can easily check the waves on the way to breakfast or the bar!
Non surfers can be included for a discounted rate – drop us a message with the details of your group (including ages) and we can piece together a custom quote for you too
PLEASE NOTE: All prices are set in $USD but payment will be taken in £GBP
My husband Gregg and I just returned home from our trip to Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives – what an amazing vacation! We went the all-inclusive route.
The food was wonderful – lots of options and something for everyone.
The water was amazing – so warm…we’ve never seen so many shades of green and blue!
The room was bright, airy, super clean and very comfortable.
The nightly entertainment was a blast, especially the live music by the band Onyx (Hussain Hamdhoon and Haisham Thawfeeq), they’re incredible!
And as for the staff – the employees at CDM were some of the nicest and most welcoming people that we’ve ever met, they truly couldn’t have been more friendly – so genuinely happy to see us, so patient about answering my dozens of questions about the area and treating us like old friends from the minute our boat pulled up to the dock until the moment we left!
While everyone was awesome, we have to especially thank Ash (Ashvini Adan) for the warm welcome, Sattar for the beautiful photos, Prabuddha Madhubhashana for ensuring my husband didn’t drown in the Indian Ocean, bar manager Mal (Malinda Senavirathna) and all of his guys, especially Tharuka Yapa, Dil (Dileep Prasana), Frank (Faruk Islam), Jay (Sanjaya Sadaruwan), Sal (Salim Hossin) and Rafi (Rafiqul Islam) because they were the best!!!!!
We definitely recommend a trip to the Maldives and a stay at Cinnamon Dhonveli, it was absolutely the trip of a lifetime and certainly worth the long travel!
The best stay ever. The environment was pleasant and welcoming. Both check in and check out were professionally handled and easy.
Malsha made our stay more comfortable and enjoyable. He’s been really helpful throughout our stay. Thank you!
Would definitely stay there again.
Absolutely amazing holiday, Stayed in an over water suite 708. Staff, Food, Atmosphere was second to none. From the welcome to Departure everything was perfect.
Excursions were very enjoyable and I’d definitely recommend the guided Jet Ski hire.
Would highly recommend and will definitely be back
We really appreciate how great Ian was to deal with and we had the absolute best time at the Cinnamon Dhonveli at Pasta Point.
Dara, Mikey, Ashley, Naanuey from Atoll Adventures were our guides for our stay. They were exceptionally knowledgeable, easy to approach, fun to chat with and we felt like part of the family from early on in our trip. We noticed how many of the Surfers were repeat travellers; most had been coming back throughout the last 10-20 years! You know the place and Atoll Travel crew is great when people keep coming back. We also noticed how a fair few of the surfers knew each other from over the years so it was great to see the bonded friendships they had. I know when we go back we will probably know a face or two which is nice to know. The guides also took us non surfers out (surfers welcome too if you could get them away from the waves) to snorkel around the island in the best spots pending on what the current was doing. I swam inches away from turtles, saw loads of reef sharks, massive humphead parrot fish, eels, crabs, dolphins and a seemingly endless amount of different species of fish. I’m glad I took the GoPro.
Another specials thanks to our bar attendant Maniik who always knew my coffee & cocktail order and kept us well hydrated in the afternoons, he also had a great sense of humour. Also Dara & Harry got some great photos and videos which were far better quality than the ones i tried to take on my phone of my hubby surfing.
Also noting that the food in the resort is excellent! They have plenty of gluten and egg free options, fresh made omelettes, pasta dishes to whatever you desire and seafood stir fry’s all cooked right in front of you. Plenty of different cuisines to choose from at each meal. And a massive array of deserts. We will certainly miss the food now we are almost home.
Wow! That’s the best way to sum up Dhonveli and Pasta!
As a goofy footer this was an absolute dream trip and splurging on the overwater bungalow as a birthday treat was well worth it!
Dara and the crew are super friendly and helped me score some absolutely incredible waves.
Count me in for next year boys!