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Maldives for wholesome family holidays

September 13, 2020

Maldives offers so much more than just sun, sand, sea and a honeymoon for two. This island destination offers something for everyone including the solo traveller, couples, family with young children, families with teens, multi-generational and even extended groups of friends and families to enjoy and create lasting memories.

Contemplating a trip to celebrate life’s special moments, yearning for a holiday to relax and refresh or planning and underwater exploration with dive tanks included, Crown & Champa Resorts has an island perfect for you.

Fun family holidays in the Maldives

Leave the pressures of everyday life a few thousand miles away and spend some wholesome quality time together as a family in the Maldives.

Travelling with a young family?

Our islands resorts offer wide sandy beaches, family-friendly garden rooms and beach villas, restaurants and bars that cater to family dining, pools, separate child-friendly facilities and playgrounds to keep our youngest guests entertained.
Babysitting services can be arranged as an add-on at our properties for when you need some time.

 

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The Fun Islands

Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort & Spa are islands where children can enjoy the kids club, wading pool, a choice of land sports and cafes for ice-cream. Meeru just a 50-minute speedboat transfer from the Velana International Airport, ideal for a quick transfer with your young children.
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa offers the Boashi pool set in the tropical gardens is a safe environment for families and the island offers a children’s playground and sports facilities for the active members of the family.

Innahura Maldives Resort is where the entire island is a playground with wide beaches, shallow waters and life is easy for the whole family.

💡Travel tip: Ask your dive centre for information on bubble maker dive and snorkelling lessons are available for budding divers from the age of 8 years old.

Need more inspiration for travelling with your young family?
May we recommend the privacy of Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi which comes equipped with separate quarters for your children’s companion.
Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, too accept guests of all ages.

Travelling with teens?
Older kids and teens can spend hours on the beach, swim, snorkel, dive, participate in excursions with adults consent, experience a choice of cuisine and restaurants, enjoy the swimming pools. Each resort also offers a wide array of land sports from football, tennis, badminton and more. Children can rent bicycles on Kuredu and Meeru. Watersport, motorized and non-motorized including fun tube rides can be a great activity for families.

💡Travel tip: The Maldivian theme night provides good exposure for families to experience the local history, through dance, cuisine, stories and presentations. Guests at Meeru Island Resort & Spa can also visit the Meeru Museum and the get up close to a giant whale skeleton.

Time for mums in the Maldives

While dad and kids are snorkelling, playing on the beach or at the freshwater pool spending quality time together, there are plenty to help Mum relax and recharge. Duniye Spas offers a range of spa treatments, body treatments, massages and facials. There are regularly scheduled Yoga classes by the spas in the properties.

 

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One holiday, many relaxation options. Experience the resort Spas in our collection
Guests at Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort & Spa seeking me-time can experience the over-water spa and the land-spa set amidst the gardens.

For a garden-inspired spa experience look no further than in Komandoo Island Resort & Spa and if it is a room with a view Innahura Maldives Resort offers spa treatment room with an uninterrupted view of the sunset beach,

Guests can experience over-water spa with uninterrupted sea views in Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa and at Hurawalhi Island Resort.

Awe-inspiring 1500sqm over-water spa complex awaits guest of the well-being resort Kagi Maldives Spa Island.

If it is effortless luxury then unlimited spa treatments are included in Kudadoo Maldives Private Islands’ fully inclusive Anything. Anytime. Anywhere stays on the A.A.A plan.

Families, couples and travellers looking for Adults-Only resorts

For those who seek the Maldives for Adults-Only, the collection offers a choice just right for you.
• The Maldives’ only truly adults-only (18 years+) Komandoo Island Resort & Spa
• Guests 15 years+ Hurawalhi Island Resort
• Guests 12 years+ Kagi Maldives Spa Island

Resorts with separate Adults-Only areas, facilities and a choice of beach and over-water villas;
• Sangu Resort of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
Meeru Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
• ‘O’ Resort of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa (12 years+)

With all of us craving to spend more quality time with our loved ones, the interconnecting Beach Bungalows in Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa and Innahura Maldives Resort are created with the much-needed family bonding in mind. Located close to all the facilities, these interconnected rooms with direct access to each other and adjoined to each other without interleading doors or passages are bound to help you make the most of your time on your island escape. A true home away from home. The Two Bedroom Ocean Pool Residences at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island are spaciously designed and perfect for families. Large groups can also request adjacent villas or get together for family dining and activity sessions.

💡Travel TipWhen travelling as a group, you can contact the airline directly for group rates and assurance that everyone in your group will get on the same flight.

 

 

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Eco-Friendly Resorts for your Maldives Holiday

March 27, 2020
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Energy and water are two resources often taken for granted but in recent years the environmental impact of their production has been highlighted prompting Crown & Champa Resorts to lead the way in balancing luxury tourism and sustainability with their eco-friendly Maldives offerings.

As the world comes together to switch off its lights on 28th March in celebration of Earth Hour, a global movement drawing attention to climate change, we take a look at how our Maldives’ resorts are taking a sustainable approach to their power needs.

One of the most important ingredients for a tropical holiday is sunny days and here in the Maldives, sunshine is in plentiful supply. Tapping into the power of the sun makes perfect environmental sense. Hurawalhi Island Resort, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, Innahura Maldives Resort, Komandoo Island Resort & Spa and Meeru Island Resort & Spa all have solar panels in place to contribute towards their electricity requirements, whilst at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi, that commitment has been taken even further with the entire resort’s power needs are capable of being powered by its extensive solar panels.

Also marked this month is World Water Day, an initiative bringing to the fore the need to protect the World’s most valuable resource, water, and limiting the environmental impact of producing clean drinking water as the population grows. At CCR we are very proud to have water desalination and bottling plants at our resorts, which are able to supply all the guests’ and team members’ drinking water requirements. Water is supplied in reusable glass bottles, eliminating the need for single-use plastic bottles and associated disposal issues. In-house production also prevents the need for transporting water to our resort islands and therefore reduces our carbon footprint further.

There are many more sustainable practices running through our resorts in the Maldives and they can be found in detail in our Sustainability Report.

Choose a Crown & Champa Resort for your eco-friendly Maldives holiday, resorts where luxury and sustainability go hand-in-hand.

Message From The CEO News

CEO Message: Experience The Maldives In 2020 With Crown & Champa Resorts!

January 5, 2020

Dear Guests,

Wherever the New Year finds you, we hope that it is off to a great start. After the exciting festive season, we have hit the ground running with our 2020 plans. The coming weeks will find us touring Europe, building our partner relationships, networking and seeking out knowledge. Our vision as Crown & Champa Resorts hinges on continuously innovating and improving our offerings to elevate the standard of hospitality we provide. Even so, you can always expect us to remain rooted in our local heritage and to continually offer excellent value and a diversified portfolio.

Throughout the travel industry, there is a shift towards more experiential holidays, with the buzzword of the year being ‘slow travel’. However you choose to look at the meaning of the term, from sustainable vacations to long days spent in a destination, you can slow down as much as you need to with Crown & Champa Resorts in the Maldives. Our resorts have implemented a variety of sustainable measures, an effort that is continuously being improved on, as sustainability lies at the heart of Crown & Champa Resorts. Additionally, there is so much to experience at each of our resorts, from adventures at sea to leisurely days spent immersing into island life.

We hope that the days ahead lead you to our resorts, to experience all the Maldives has to offer.

Sincerely,

Martin Vossen,

Chief Executive Officer

Awards Crown & Champa Resorts News

Crown & Champa Resorts Bags Numerous Nominations In The 2019 Maldives Travel Awards

November 12, 2019
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As Crown & Champa Resorts, we are delighted and honoured to have received numerous nominations in the 2019 Maldives Travel Awards. Organised by the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO), the Maldives Travel Awards recognise commitment, excellence and expertise in the tourism industry. The Maldives Travel Awards’ winners are announced in an exclusive gala, which brings together travel professionals and executives for an evening of celebrations.

This year, we have received 63 nominations in various categories as a collection and each of our resorts. This is a testament to the excellence we strive for and the level of expertise we bring to the hospitality industry in the Maldives. Voting is open till 30th November. To vote for Crown & Champa Resorts:

Here is a full list of all our nominations. Thank you for your continued support.

Leading Private Island

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Luxury Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Romantic Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Family Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Leading Designer Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Beach Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Leading Dive Resort

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Leading Wellness and Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Wellness and Spa Brand 

Duniye Spa

Leading Local Hotel/Resort Brand

Crown & Champa Resorts

Leading Eco Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading CSR Program

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Crown & Champa Resorts

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Komandoo Island Resort

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Leading Human Resource Management

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Komandoo Island Resort

Veligandu Island Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Leading All-Inclusive Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort & Spa

Komandoo Islannd Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Airport/City Hotel

Champa Central Hotel

Leading Food and Beverage Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

Leading Food and Beverage Outlet bar/restaurant

Hurawalhi Island Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Leading Business Hotel

Champa Central Hotel

 

Heart of CCR Message From The CEO News

Happy World Tourism Day From Crown & Champa Resorts | #WTD2019

September 27, 2019

From its humble beginnings in 1972, with only two resorts, the tourism industry in the Maldives has grown in leaps and bounds. Now, with every new opening, we are seeing innovative solutions and extraordinary experiences that push the envelope of hospitality. September marks the day when World Tourism Day is celebrated. This year, the theme is ‘Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future For All’.

Globally, the tourism sector is a significant source of employment, accounting for one in ten jobs, due to the labour-intensive nature of tourism. Tourism is also a major driver of global economic growth. This rings true for the Maldives, with tourism contributing to 23% of the country’s GDP. The World Bank predicts that tourism will continue to be the main driver of economic growth for the Maldives.

As we reflect on the role that the tourism industry plays, we are also considering how Crown & Champa Resorts contributes to the sector. Specifically, the quality of jobs we are creating and how inclusive we are in that process. With over 3,000 team members in our employ and more job opportunities becoming available due to our expanding property portfolio, we are continuing to empower more people by offering competitive salaries and a variety of benefits.

With the growth of the tourism industry, now more than ever, we are conscious of sustainable tourism. Beyond the environmental-friendly measures we have implemented across all our properties, we regularly take part in awareness campaigns. Most recently, our properties organised World Clean Up Day activities and rallied the support of guests and team members in cleaning up neighbouring islands.

Crown & Champa Resorts remains committed to creating livelihoods and taking care of this beautiful country we operate in.

We are grateful to you for choosing Crown & Champa Resorts as your preferred choice in the Maldives. We look forward to welcoming you to our properties in the coming days.

Sincerely,

Martin Vossen

Chief Executive Officer