Kurumba Island Maldives
Kurumba Island Maldives was the very first holiday resort in the Maldives, back in 1972. It is just 10 minutes by speedboat from Malé airport It draws on its proud history, charismatic character, experience and heartfelt service, to offer all that you need in a stunning island setting. The resort offers you a full island experience from relaxing on the white sandy beach. to swimming in the crystal clear lagoon. Explore the amazing underwater world of the vibrant house reef. Be energised with the daily scheduled activities, water sports or scuba diving. Take an excursions. Be inspired by Maldives culture, local food, art and dance.
Kurumba Island Maldives has 180 rooms, bungalows and villas, ranging from Superior rooms, in 2 storey blocks, deluxe bungalows, garden pool villas, Jacuzzi beach villa, deluxe pool villa, through to a presidential pool villa and a royal residence. There is something to suit everyone on Kurumba Island Maldives.
Kurumba Island Maldives has 8 restaurants and 3 three bars, so you are spoilt for choice. There is a restaurant for every night of the week and the quality is excellent. The main restaurant is Vihamana, which serves up a variety of buffet dishes from hearty Italian to fiery curries. Of the six speciality restaurants, Al Qasr (‘the Palace’) certainly lives up to its name with decadent surrounds and delicious Middle Eastern flavours. Hamakaze is a Teppanyaki delight, Mahal is the place for amazing Indian dishes and King Thai is perfect for Thai food. Then there is Thila, which extends out over the Ifarden villa, with its own pool and Isola serves contemporary Italian cuisine. Don’t forget to discover your favourite ice cream flavour in the Kurumba Island Maldives coffee shop.
Of the 3 bars there is Athiri, the beach and sunset bar. Kandu is the cocktail and entertainment bar. Fez is the Shisha lounge.
There are 2 pools, 2 children’s pools, built for fun, spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, water-sports, and Majaa recreation centre with daily activities programme and nightly live entertainment. From a fun DJ night, live bands, jazz, social gatherings to the Local Maldivian Dance night of the Bodu Beru. Lose yourself in the celebration, dancing under the stars, meeting new friends. Kurumba Island Maldives is one of the livelier resorts.
Then after a lively evening, how about treating yourself to an wonderful relaxing Maldivian spa treatment at the veli spa. Set in the tropical gardens, the therapists use oils fro the local coconuts. There are 8 treatment rooms, a manicure and pedicure room, a relaxation lounge and a yoga pavillion. For an exgtra special treat, have a massage under the stars, in a stunning setting listening to the lapping of the Indian Ocean whilst you marvel at the night sky.
There are also plenty of water-sports to try out at the water-sports centre. Paddle in a kayak, go out on a catamaran. You can also try parasailing, wake-boarding and jet skiing.
If diving is for you, or you want to learn there are expertly led courses and tours . Many of the best dive sites are within a 5 to 30 minute boat trip away. The include Banana Reef and Manta Point, wreck dives and some of the most exciting drift dives in the Maldives. The dive centre is fully equipped with state of the art equipment and nitrox.
There is the Maaja Kids’ club in a spacious recreation centre, for 4 to 13 year olds. There are a range of activities including Wii video games. There is also a small outdoor play area for them. They can have snorkeling lessons, sunset and dolphin cruise and go out in a glass bottom boat. A baby sitting service is available on request.
There is a Teens Club to keep older children occupied. With something new and different on the schedule every day. These include Games, excursions, tennis, Wii and Playstation games, yoga, Tai Chi, pool table and cinema nights to name a few.