10 of our favorite reasons to escape to Kuramathi Maldives

Why Kuramathi Maldives is Getaway that checks the Bucket-list boxes

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Updated December, 2023

All the elements of a tropical paradise await at Kuramathi Maldives: the powder white sandy beaches, crystal clear sparkling waters, pristine sandbank and an amazing house reef – and of course the scenic seaplane journey.

The large island boasts with luxuriant vegetation, a range of luxe villas, an abundance of dining options and a long list of activities you actually have to decide on. Discover Kuramathi, and you shall find out the reason why. An array of wonderful experiences on the island awaits you and one could create dozens of colourful memories on the island.

It is a sensational retreat for the many guests who call this island their sanctuary. Choose Kuramathi, and experience the difference as there is something, literally, for everyone!

If the mere mention of the ‘Maldives’ gets your heart racing, but you need a few more reasons to book, start with the following 10 iconic why we love Kuramathi Island.

1 Safe Holiday

Pampering Yourself at luxury Spa

Many travellers may have questions regarding the current global situation and how it may affect your stay at Kuramathi. As resort's priority is the safety and wellbeing of the guests and team members, we would like to share with you some of the measures that are in place at Kuramathi to ensure your safety and wellbeing during your stay on the island during these times.

These safety protocols are based on the guidelines and recommendations of the Health Protection Agency of the Maldives, and best practices within an industry at present.

2 Great Location

Rent a Private Island for Your Luxury Vacation

Kuramathi is located in Rasdhoo ( North Ari), a tiny atoll with 5 islands, only 56-km from Male airport. Unlike other island resorts which require either boat or seaplane transportation, Kuramathi's location is able to offer both options. Those looking to save some pennies will choose speedboat, which takes 90 minutes. The seaplane option will cost more, but the experience is worth considering for the convenience, comfort, and views.

Upon arrival, you are met and greeted by our airport hosts and ushered to the Kuramathi Lounge where you can pamper yourself with its complimentary benefits till your departure to Kuramathi. Planning your stay prior to reaching Kuramathi can be done here, with the aid of the Lounge Hosts who can guide and assist you with any request you may have.

3 Affordable Accommodation

water willa with pool

Designed for all budgets, Kuramathi offers the 12 distinct villa choices, ranging from the individual Beach Villas to the idyllic Water Villas with Pools, you are bound to find the perfect room for you. A splendid pick for families and friends travelling together is the Two Bedroom Beach house, set on the beachside, with two storeys each featuring separate living spaces with individual entrances. Those yearning to rekindle the flame of love may opt for a Pool Villa, a cozy nest equipped with lush creature comforts and stunning vistas.

The Honeymoon Pool Villas are one bedroom villas with a separate living area and an air-conditioned dining area. The villas are furnished with modern day luxuries, and feature oversized open air bathrooms with twin vanity, LED-lit shower, and freestanding baths. A 10-metre lap pool completes this piece of haven.

4 There are so many activities to enjoy

wind surfing course

Sensational indoor and outdoor activities at Kuramathi Maldives include a scuba diving, water sports and various excursions including dolphin spotting and whale shark trips, fishing, the options keeps on expanding. With crystal clear waters surrounding the pristine island, there is just a lot things to do to keep you at bay!

On the land, indulge in a game of tennis, maintain fitness via our gymnasium, take a dip into the Infinity Pool for a quick swim or simply laze with a book on the beach to acquire a personal dose of Vitamin D.

5 Table feast at Kuramathi

table with sea view

With all those strenuous activities one could ponder what the dining options are? Feast on international cuisine from 12 superb restaurants catering to diverse taste buds. Sip exotic cocktails in the 7 bars conveniently located in beautiful settings around the island.

Leave all worries behind, and choose one of Kuramathi's great-value all-inclusive packages to enjoy the best that resort has to offer. The Basic AllInclusive includes a wide range of beverages, and other benefits, while the Select All-Inclusive is ideal if you wish to truly indulge, as guests can dine at any of the à la carte restaurants as well as enjoy a wide range of classic and premium drinks including a selection of bottled wines.

Nightlife is abundant in Kuramathi as resort's resident band performs live with their sheer musical talent, starlit discos by our resident DJ, movie nights on the beach, and two-piece musicians further orchestrate a melodic array of what Kuramathi offers for the guests.

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6 Scuba Paradise

Dolphins Spotting family adventures

Whether you are a young diver, a family, a complete beginner, a single diver, a couple or a group of experienced divers, Kuramathi invites you to join the underwater adventures! The beautiful island is blessed to have the world-famous Hammerhead Shark Point a mere eight minutes away by boat – one of the few remaining places in the world where you can still see these magnificent creatures. Experienced divers will also find challenging dives with many types of sharks, mantas, turtles, rays, napoleons, barracuda, trevally and tuna as well as many of the smaller, but no less interesting inhabitants of the reef.

Comfort and convenience for divers is assured with fast, modern dive boats that reach more than 20 spectacular dive sites within just 15 minutes. The daily trips are supplemented by twiceweekly full day safaris and half day trips to dive some of the best sites in neighbouring North Ari Atoll.

The island is also home to the Kuramathi Medical Centre and Hyperbaric Chamber.

7 Family's favorite vacation spot

kids beach games in maldives

For the young guests, Bageecha Kids Club is available for a fun-filled holiday. Engage in Beach Games, hone your culinary skills on Barbeque Day and make a dash for a splash on Pool Day!

Kids have lots to do here on Kuramathi as they are given new experiences in every direction, from Bubblemaker diving programs, wind surf lessons or even guided tours of the house reef together with the marine biologist.

With two storeys each featuring separate living spaces and individual entrances Two Bedroom Beach House is ideal accommodation for families.

8 An overwater Spa inspired by the sea

kids beach games in maldives

Revitalize your mind, body and soul at Kuramathi Spa. The sanctuary of health is perched over a shallow, white sand lagoon and provides you with a tranquil atmosphere following an active day at the resort to impart absolute relaxation and rejuvenation.

With the cerulean waters as a backdrop, the spa consists of thirteen treatment rooms. Rejuvenate, revitalize and beautify with blends of diverse therapies including signature organic marine-based Voya products.

9 Island that guarantee a totally dreamy honeymoon

beach dinner for two

Luxury villas, intimate setting, enticing dining and amazing sunsets – just what you need for a heavenly honeymoon. Honeymooners can splurge on unique gourmet journeys, mingle chillaxing and underwater exploration with spa indulgences, and feel the heartbeat of the Maldives. Kuramathi, a most romantic getaway in Maldives, offers different packages to suit you.

You cannot ask for a more beautiful setting. The Renewal of Vows, especially for couples and honeymooners who wish to reminisce their memorable ceremony in a Maldivian ambience are offered 3 choices, from a simple service at the beach to an elegant one at the island’s sandbank or a more traditional and elaborate setting at the “chapel of love” set over the turquoise lagoon.

10 Your travel more sustainable

Kuramathi house reef

Being an island devoted to maintain its immaculate state, Kuramathi takes pride in its environmental initiatives and campaigns. The Eco Centre on the island provides guests an enriched experience and provides detailed information about the spectacular underwater world whilst also encouraging proper snorkelling etiquette to ensure that this fragile ecosystem is well preserved.

The Eco Centre also plays a major role in offering an educative understanding of the diverse flora found on the island. Guests can experience this by wandering through our Botanic Walk, Hermit Crab Walk or the Nature Trail.

The Eco Centre also advocates integration of eco friendly methods into operations and practices sustainable environmental tactics which include proper disposal, recycling grey water to water the plants and marking important occasions that signifies the value of the environment.

The Hydroponic Garden is one of the Kuramathi's hidden gems. The island harvest about 500 kilograms of different salad greens every month to serve in our guest and team member buffets.

The island is committed to protect the environment by creating environmental awareness for the guests and team members. Being an island blessed with luxuriant foliage and beautiful marine gardens, Kuramathi's role is to promote this cause and to maintain it's objectives to minimize our carbon footprint.

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