Visit a charming Maldivian village. Indulge in a sinful spa treatment. Surf, dive, cruise, meet the dolphins and make the most of the sparkling waters. Situated on the garden island of Kuda Huraa and surrounded by the Indian Ocean, this resort offers guests a world of magic, relaxation and adventure.
Located southwest of Sri Lanka, the Republic of Maldives refers to a cluster of islands in the Indian Ocean. Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa is 25 minutes (20 kilometres) away from Malé Airport by speedboat.
Internationally renowned for its water sport activities, the Maldives is the perfect destination for surfing and diving. The resort operates its own PADI licensed dive centre and a dedicated surf school with multi-lingual instructors who offer courses through the year. For those seeking to unwind, the Island Spa which can only be visited via dhoni offers natural Asianinspired rituals and therapies. The resort’s freshwater infinity pool extends to the edge of the lagoon, in complete harmony with its tropical surroundings. The poolside bar serves refreshing cocktails, and the beachside restaurant offers traditional Italian cuisine. Baraabaru restaurant serves authentic dum biryanis while the open kitchen pavilion offers the catch of the day, grilled to perfection.
Four Seasons Resort Kuda Huraa offers 96 exquisitely designed pavilions and bungalows that combine the lush greenery of the island with modern, state-of-the-art furnishings. Beach Bungalows come with a plunge pool and a gazebo each and the Royal Beach Villa is set in a tropical garden and has its own private stretch of beach.
A remote hideaway, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is 44 acres of paradise. Flanked by one of the Maldives’s largest lagoons, the resort offers untamed wilderness with oases of absolute luxury.
The Republic of Maldives is a cluster of islands located in the Indian Ocean. The Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru is 30 minutes (120 kilometres) away from Malé Airport by seaplane.
This resort offers recreational activities of the laidback yet decadent kind. Holistic therapies supervised by two Ayurvedic physicians who offer complimentary consultation. A Marine Discovery Centre known for pioneering conservation projects. Activities that range from diving to kite-surfing. And four restaurants that offer Italian cuisine, grilled seafood and everything in between.
The resort’s plush accommodation facility includes 102 luxurious bungalows and villas located by the beach, the lagoon, or verdant jungle paths. Beach Bungalows come with spacious gardens. Water Villas with outdoor decks and lofts overlooking the sea. The Royal Beach Villa comes with private massage areas, spacious sundecks, butler’s quarters and an open dining area.
Arguably Malé’s most secluded resort, One&Only Reethi Rah is a stellar collection of luxurious villas which extend over the sea.
One&Only Reethi Rah is 35 kilometres from the airport at Malé, the capital of the Maldives. A 50-minute cruise brings guests directly to the resort, on one of the largest islands in the North Malé Atoll.
The resort offers its guests a host of activities. These include canoeing, deep-sea fishing, parasailing, scuba diving, tai chi and windsurfing. There is also a fitness centre with resident trainers. For those looking for relaxation, the spa offers a variety of treatments. There are several excellent restaurants here. Reethi Restaurant fuses flavours from Asia Pacific and the Mediterranean. Tapasake is an over-water venue serving contemporary Japanese cuisine. Fanditha is a boho-chic beachside eatery with a Middle Eastern menu.
There are no less than 130 villas, each of which is spacious and beautifully done up. 98 Beach Villas are surrounded by tropical greenery, and 32 Water Villas are set above the clear waters of the lagoon. Among the world’s largest resort villas, each of these is self-contained, spacious and softly luxurious.
Landaa Giraavaru, Kuda Huraa.Sipping on an exotic cocktail at sunset. A hedonistic session at an open-air spa. The finest fish and meats, fresh off the grill. All this in the heart of an island nation, that is, as a rule, rather conservative. The resorts at the Maldives are islands within islands; where anything goes, no holds barred.