The Maldives, officially known as The Republic of the Maldives, is a small country in the northern Indian Ocean. Boasting spectacular beaches, clear warm waters teeming with marine life and world class accommodation it’s the home of some of the world’s best holiday spots.
The Maldives is made up of over a thousand coral islands of which around two hundred are inhabited, one of which is the beautiful island of Kuramathi. This scattered islands of this tropical paradise have the perfect weather for watersports and relaxing under a palm tree on the sandy beaches that it’s famous for.
The Kuramathi Island Resort is one of the most exclusive and prestigious places to stay, with a great selection of restaurants, bars and activities available. Experience the luxurious Champagne Loft, watch the sunset when you join the popular beach barbeques, explore the nearby coral reefs or pamper yourself in the resort’s famous Traditional Spa.
Lovers of watersports will be in their element on this wonderful resort; with water skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling, fishing and boat cruises on offer for its visitors. For a more relaxing holiday you can enjoy the exquisite natural beauty of the Maldives, try some of the incredible cuisine, including a wonderful array of seafood, or kick back and enjoy a cocktail and the sea breeze.
With 360 stunning villas set on the beach and amongst the luscious gardens of the resort, you’ll find yourself in a corner of paradise on this island in the sun. A full board stay at the Kuramathi Island Resort includes buffet breakfast served at 3 different restaurants, lunch and dinner at a designated restaurant as well as access to 9 a la carte restaurants and 7 bars on the island!
The island resort is the perfect location for honeymooning couples, marriage renewals and families looking for a special vacation in the tropics; and with friendly and helpful resort staff to assist you every step of the way you’ll find this gem in the Indian Ocean meets all your needs and more.
How to get to the Kuramathi Island Resort.
Getting to Kuramathi is easy from all over the world. You can fly into the Male International Airport, with flight times from London Heathrow being between 12 and 14 hours.
Once you arrive at the Male International Airport the resort arranges your transfer links straight to your accommodation, either by speed boat or a seaplane! You will be met by airport hosts upon arrival after which you can freshen up in a designated lounge, where drinks and snacks are available.
If you choose to travel by seaplane the 20 minute flight will give you a great opportunity to see the amazing scenery from the air.
For those who wish to travel by speed boat, the airport hosts will show you to the dock and let you know when the boat is ready to depart. The speedboat usually takes about 90 minutes and runs twice a day.
To make sure that you are met by the airport hosts upon arrival and guided to your transfers to the Kuramathi Island Resort, contact the resort at least 72 hours in advance so they can make the necessary arrangements.
When is the Best Time of Year to Visit?
The best time of the year to visit the Maldives, and the Kuramathi Island Resort is between late November and April. During this part of the year the weather is warm and rain is rare on the tropical coral island. This means that the sea is at its clearest, ideal for snorkelling and diving, and you can enjoy the beaches at their very best.
If you are travelling on a budget, then the best time of year to visit is between April and June, just before the high season hits but still outside of the worst of the monsoon season, which runs from late May to November.
What is there to do at the Kuramathi Island Resort?
The incredible tropical island of the Kuramathi Island Resort offers an amazing range of activities in the sun, as well as a world class Spa, white sandy beaches and gorgeous restaurants, bars and accommodation to suit all visitors.
Children are also more than welcome on the island and the resort stands out from others with it’s special provisions for families and children. The Bageecha Kid’s Club on the island puts on events for children, including dress up parties for special occasions such as Christmas and Easter as well as having an excellent playground and other beach activities on offer.
Explore the Marine life around the coral island.
The Maldives are famous for the excellent diving and snorkeling amongst the spectacular reefs of the coral islands. The resort offers a diving school on site that caters to all levels of experience, with a multilingual group of instructors to show you the ropes, where you can gain internationally recognised certificates. Day trips to the various diving sites are available, including the Hammerhead Shark Point which is less than a 15 minute boat ride away from the resort. You can also see turtles, barracuda, moray eels, tuna, leaf fish and sometimes even a whale shark on your diving expeditions!
Treat yourself in the Traditional Spa.
If you want to relax and enjoy some serious pampering then the resort’s traditional Spa offers a wide range of treatments with roots in European, Thai, Indian and Indonesian techniques. The Spa caters well for couples, with a group of beachside treatment rooms as well as a private herbal bath treatment area, and while you’re there why not try some of the speciality cleansing herbal teas as well?
Sea Cruises to explore the surrounding islands.
The resort also runs exciting daily excursions giving you the opportunity to explore the surrounding islands and tropical reefs. You can learn about the traditions, culture and ways of life of local inhabitants, take a Big Game Fishing trip, go Island hopping and marvel at the sea life from a semi submarine boat! There are also private snorkeling lessons that you can take advantage of as well as snorkeling trips to the surrounding coral reefs.
Sample the huge variety of food available in the many restaurants on the island.
As well providing a tropical playground for couples, families and groups, the island is also the home to an amazing selection of restaurants and eateries where you can sample cuisines from all over the world. Spend an evening in the beautiful Siam Garden Thai restaurant while enjoying the views, taste the best of traditional Indian food at the Tandoor Mahal or if you’re wanting to try some of the fresh local seafood, The Reef is a new addition to the resort that can be found at the very edge of the island sitting above the lapping waters of the ocean.
The Resort is leading the way in sustainability.
The Kuramathi Island Resort is a sustainable resort which puts a high value on conservation practises and maintaining the incredible ecosystem of the coral island. The resort continually works with the local communities to help protect the environment and provide employment, uses a number of water and energy saving measures and has an Eco Centre on the island, where you can see the skeleton of a giant sperm whale!
During the evenings there is a lot of fun entertainment on offer.
The resort puts on a wide range of entertainment in the evenings, including starlit discos, movie nights on the white sands of the beach and regular live music events. Of course, for a more laid back evening you can also take a romantic evening walk along the shore, sip cocktails while watching the sun go down over the ocean or spend some quality time on the porch of your villa.
The Kuramathi Island Resort is a World Class Tropical Paradise that caters for couples, families and group trips.
With so many possibilities this exclusive island resort is a haven from the busy modern world, where you can enjoy top quality cuisine, daily activities and excursions and fun evening entertainment. An ideal location for newly weds, families and group vacations, the Kuramathi Island Resort is a jewel amongst the spectacular coral islands of the Maldives.