With so many amazing places in the world to visit, picking your next destination can be overwhelming. If you want to experience the unforgettable, add the Maldives to your 2020 travel bucket list. Many of the activities synonymous with a holiday in the Maldives are bucket list items in their own right, allowing you to realise a handful of dreams!
Experience the spectacular at Hurawalhi Island Resort’s 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, the largest all-glass underwater restaurant in the world. Situated 5.8 meters below the surface, it is a design masterpiece where you can enjoy the gastronomic extravaganza of the multi-course tasting menu while, at the same time, viewing the incredible Maldives’ marine life.
Swimming with Whale Sharks
Experience the thrill of coming face to face with the largest fish in the ocean – the whale shark. These gentle giants reach an average length of 10 meters and, being filter feeders living on plankton, they are absolutely harmless. Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is an excellent location if you want to tick whale sharks off your bucket list – the resort offers regular trips in search of these iconic Maldives creatures.
For picture-perfect views as far as the eye can see, stay at Kuredu Island Resort & Spa and hop on a luxury sailing boat for a day of tropical exploration. Admire the impossibly blue lagoons, sugar-white sandy beaches and perhaps even play host to a pod of dolphins as they swim in the bow wave.
Romantic Dining Experiences
For a romantic dining experience to beat all others, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa and Komandoo Island Resort & Spa are where you should stay. Prepare to be enchanted by the blanket of stars overhead and the feeling of sand beneath your toes as you indulge in an intimate beach dinner. Romantic dining experiences can also be arranged at all other resorts.
Add the Maldives to your 2020 travel bucket list and make it an epic year to remember!
The beauty and charm of the Maldives are undeniable. Warm temperatures, expansive stretches of pristine beach and turquoise waters have appealed to travellers seeking some respite from the biting winter cold. While there is much to do on land, from sipping delicious cocktails to receiving a world-class massage in a scenic spa, there is much more to do at sea. The tropical climate and the abundance of magnificent reefs brimming with marine life, make the Maldives a swimmer’s paradise. Below are a few thrilling bucket list experiences to try.
Spend A Day At Sea In Vilamendhoo
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is world-renowned for having one of the finest house reefs in the Maldives. A diver’s dream, Vilamendhoo’s house reef is just a short swim away from the beach, allowing swimmers to experience the magical underwater world. Vilamendhoo has a 5 Star PADI Certified Dive Centre, operated by Euro-Divers, that offers not only courses but also excursions. One such excursion is the Ocean Discovery, a full day trip that takes you to the most popular reefs, giving you the chance to hopefully spot and swim with Whale Sharks, Manta Rays, Sea Turtles and so much more. Swimming with Whale Sharks, the gentle giants of the sea, is an unforgettable experience that we highly recommend.
Visit The ‘Turtle Airport’ In Kuredu
Ten minutes away from Kuredu Island Resort & Spa are the Kuredu Caves. This popular dive spot is also fondly referred to as ‘Turtle Airport’ as it is home to an astounding number of sea turtles. Adventurers at heart, Sea Turtles often travel for thousands of miles, crossing oceans to feed before returning home. Kuredu Caves has a series of overhangs that drop down to twenty metres. Here, you are likely to see stingrays, porcupine fish, lionfish, moray eels and much more. Kuredu’s Dive Centre is operated by Prodivers Maldives, a 5 Star PADI Dive Centre that caters to beginners and experienced divers alike.
Whether you are looking for a thrilling holiday, or a tranquil retreat, as Crown and Champa Resorts, we have something to meet your needs. View our resorts and find your next holiday destination.
Wellness travel is a rapidly developing area of travel. With the hectic and frenetic pace of everyday life, it is no wonder that we feel the need to escape to a haven where we can refresh, re-energise and regroup. At Crown & Champa Resorts, we are committed to exceeding your expectations with outstanding experiences that satisfy your needs. If you are looking for a vacation that will leave you healthier and energised both physically and mentally, we highly recommend the ones listed below.
At One With The Ocean Wellness Retreats in Hurawalhi Island Resort
The At One With The Ocean Wellness Retreats in Hurawalhi Island Resort tap into the great power of the ocean and nature to create a transformative experience. Suitable for solo and couple travellers alike, the retreats feature morning yoga and meditation at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, wave healing, aqua fitness, guided snorkelling and more. Happening in June, August and October, the powerful retreats will be full of insightful lessons for all who attend.
Ohana Yoga Retreat in Kuredu Island Resort & Spa
Find your zen at the Ohana Yoga Retreat in Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, conducted by Ohana Yoga Studio. Scheduled from September 29 to October 6, the retreat promises an uplifting and powerful experience to help you find your inner balance. With activities such as evening flow yoga, workshops, sunrise and yin yoga to moon and stars meditation, the Ohana Yoga Retreat guarantees eight days of wellness while in a tropical paradise.
For a shorter but still transformative wellness experience, step into Sulha Spa in Kudadoo Maldives Private Island or Duniye Spa in Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa and Innahura Maldives Resort.