Experiences

Golf in Maldives: Perfect your Swing in tropical paradise

September 5, 2020
Golf in Maldives

If you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner, Crown & Champa Resorts offer fantastic golf experiences, including large courses, driving ranges and ‘au courant’ golf clubs on the islands, making them the best choices for golf enthusiasts in the Maldives!

Perfect your swing at the Maldives’ first golf course in Kuredu Island Resort, Maldives or enjoy the 9-hole Pitch & Putt Golf Course at the Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Kuredu Resort & Spa

Golf in Maldives

Kuredu Resorts & Spa golf club is located on the eastern portion of the island, surrounded by palm trees, playing golf could not be any more peaceful than it is here. Kuredu Golf Club boasts a full-size driving range and a large Hux – ley putting green to perfect your stroke. 

If you have never associated golf with the Maldives, Kuredu Resort Maldives is proud to introduce you to yet another trendsetting activity in this island nation. The resorts’ golf club allows guests to fit in a golfing fix between leisurely days at the beach and spa visits during their stay. 

Kuredu Golf shop, fully equipped with Kuredu golf merchandising for fanatics and Kuredu also has a golf bar to rest after sensational golf round or to watch your favourite sports matches live on satellite TV.

Guest in sister resorts – Hurawalhi, Kudadoo and Komandoo can enjoy a round of golf in Kuredu gold club, which is 10mins speed boat transfer away.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Golf in Maldives

Located in the centre of the island, next to the Golf Driving Range and Putting Green, you can play 9 holes over 480 yards on this 2000 sqm course (21,000 sq. ft.).

Golf Lessons on the driving range or on the golf course can be scheduled from Sports Center. Fun golf and tournaments are scheduled each week. Clubs and balls are available for rent from the Sports Center. A range of golf accessories, including Meeru logo golf caps, shirts and balls are available for purchase at the Resort Gift Shop.

Destination Dining

Maldives Resorts perfect for foodies

August 13, 2020
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As featured on TRAVEL+LEISURE SOUTHEAST ASIA – 3 Maldivian Resorts Perfect For Foodies »

Crown & Champa Resorts impresses with a diverse portfolio that spans everything from an ultra-luxe private island to more affordable, midscale properties. Whether it be a honeymoon in a water villa, snorkeling with manta rays, turtles and sharks, or a family get-together, you are spoilt for choice with this remarkable resort collection – one of the largest in the Maldives.

If you prefer your meals seasoned with awe, you have come to the right place too as culinary journeys at all eight Crown & Champa Resorts islands are worth the trip in and of themselves.

For starters, we are pleased to serve you a rundown of gourmet delights at three of the properties that deserve a special mention for their drive to improve your experience, one bite and one visit at a time.

Destination Dining Jungle Dinner

Destination Dining – Jungle Dinner at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

At Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi, you can live in the lap of luxury that treads lightly. Setting a new standard in sustainable all-inclusive hospitality, Kudadoo has been designed for escapes from the confines of everyday life. Stay at one of the 15 over-water residences (each boasts a 44m2 infinity plunge pool) and have your butler help you curate your days at this petite piece of paradise. Anything can be arrange for you, at any time and anywhere: be it a floating breakfast in your residence’s pool, a dolphin-watching jet ski safari with a picnic on a desolate sandbank along the way, diving with underwater scooters among reef sharks, or unlimited spa treatments, moments of magnificence take many forms at Kudadoo – and they are all a part of the private island’s unique all-inclusive.

You can even hop over to Hurawalhi, Kudadoo’s sister property and one of the country’s trendiest resorts, to enjoy its natural bliss and leisure activities. Fancy a private champagne breakfast or a sunset dinner under the ocean, at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant? While at an additional charge, arranging dining under the sea is as easy as letting your butler know.

Hurawalhi Dream Island Dinner

Hurawalhi Dream Island Dinner

Hurawalhi Island Resort is no stranger to epic culinary experiences either! Its standout feature is undoubtedly 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant, which delights with a multi-course tasting extravaganza paired with an otherworldly setting 5.8 metres under the sea. The menus can vary based on season and chef’s current culinary inspiration but always deliver on the promise of a fascinating meal. Be it vegan, vegetarian, seafood or meat dishes, all are cooked to perfection and come with a view that but a few restaurants in the world afford. Be sure to treat yourself to the award-winning wine pairing too. A lunch or dinner with a view of the coral reef is something that definitely deserves a place on your Maldives’ bucket list!

Adding to the 5-star property’s crown are Canneli restaurant that will have your taste buds dancing with luxurious fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Kashibo that will pamper your palate with Chinese, Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese delicacies, and J.F.K. – Junk Food Kitchen that vegans as well as meat lovers will thoroughly enjoy.

Dining at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa Hand-dived baked lobster served with lagoon views at Madivaru à la carte restaurant

Dining at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa.  Hand-dived baked lobster served with lagoon views at Madivaru à la carte restaurant

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is a natural choice for couples seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Maldives. Secluded and intimate, you will fall in love with this 4.5-star resort and its pristine beach fringed by towering palm trees and a turquoise sea.

Veligandu boasts a buffet restaurant and an à la carte restaurant, Madivaru. The latter is nestled on the beach, set amidst lush vegetation, creating a romantic tropical setting. Exchange sweet nothings with your darling over a delicious meal in the cosy indoor dining area, or dine underneath a starry sky for an even more intimate rendezvous. Take in the beauty of the island while indulging in sumptuous delights prepared by the masterful chefs. Paying homage to the surroundings, they craft dishes that are perfectly balanced, light and unique. They fuse western culinary techniques with Asian ingredients to serve up decadent masterpieces; the Asian infused lobster bisque, lobster tempura and asparagus salad, as well as grilled chicken salad on crispy Indonesian crackers are a few must-try dishes during your holiday at Veligandu. No fabulous meal is complete without a great wine pairing, and at Madivaru, you’re in for a treat! Complementing your menu choice with a stunning setting and a bottle to celebrate the occasion in style, your evenings in paradise are bound to be delightful.

Chefs at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, Hurawalhi Island Resort and Veligandu Island Resort & Spa understand that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, so if your holiday at these Crown & Champa Resorts turns out to be the best one yet for you and your loved one, you now know whom to thank.

Bon appétit in the Maldives!

 

Awards

Crown & Champa Resorts bag TripAdvisor accolades

August 6, 2020

Crown & Champa Resorts is pleased to announce all of our resorts have been recognized in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards 2020. The accolades reflect the unbiased reviews of travelers from across the globe on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community.

Hurawalhi Island Resort, home of the iconic 5.8 Undersea Restaurant and Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, the Maldives’ leading adultsonly resort were awarded with are Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best winners and  listed among Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Asia. The Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best is the highest honor. The award identifies and ranks the very best hotels, destinations, attractions, restaurants, in specific categories and geographic areas, as rated and reviewed by travelers. Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winners are among the top 1% of listings on Tripadvisor.

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa and Innahura Maldives Resort are 2020 Travelers’ Choice Winners.  This places these resorts in the top 10% of hotels in the world. Travelers’ Choice (formerly Certificate of Excellence) recognizes properties that earn consistently great user reviews. Travelers’ Choice winners are among the 10% of hotels on Tripadvisor.

The Travellers’ Choice Awards are based on millions of reviews and ratings, the company says, and this year’s winners are based on reviews from 2019, before the Covid-19 pandemic hit.

Crown & Champa Resorts, a leader in the Maldivian hospitality industry with over 40 years’ experience, currently with nine resorts and a city hotel in the collection— each targeting a unique traveller with the aim of offering experiences at great quality and value in different segments.

Experiences

Maldives – The Fun Islands

July 10, 2020

An unforgettable family adventure awaits in the Maldives. On the pristine beaches, the whole family can vacation in the sun. The crystal-clear ocean, promises an endless array of escapades, above the water in kayaks or diving to snorkelling below even for younger guests. These Crown & Champa Resorts offer the perfect balance of beautiful surroundings and family-oriented facilities to make your vacation a break to remember.

One of the largest islands in the Maldives, with distinct family-friendly and adult-friendly areas, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa offers vast room on land for play.The islands Kid’s Club is an idyllic hub for kids to have fun and make new friends with supervised activities. With a world-class tennis court, golf range and football field available, kids can take part in their favourite sports while on vacation. To help in finding Nemo, the professional dive and watersports centre is one of the largest in the region, and the team is on hand to equip your young ones with the skills they need for exploration. Kuredu’s is also boasts an active culinary scene with fourteen bars and restaurants to serve your appetite.

Meeru Island Resort & Spa guarantees a quintessential beach holiday that the whole family will enjoy. A speedboat away from the airport, Meeru is easily accessible, particularly after a long flight. The large island surrounded by stretches of powder-soft beach will enchant every member of your family.Days in Meeru can be spent lounging on the beach, swimming in the family pool that comes with a wading pool for kids, enjoying refreshing snacks from Meeru Café, playing table tennis with the staff, or learning about Maldivian culture in Meeru Museum. Don’t miss the large whale skeleton outside the museum for unique vacation pictures.

Pack your spirit of adventure and head over to Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa to discover the true colours of the Maldives. This dive resort, with separate family facilities, is perfect for all kinds of adventures.Vilamendhoo boasts of a magnificent house reef, and proximity to whale shark spots all year round. A variety of excursions on offer, such as Family Adventure and Ocean Discovery, grant you the opportunity to spot these and other magnificent marine creatures.The dive centre on the island also offers introductory diving courses for children.

 

Travel Guide

Early Bird Offers for your Maldives holiday in 2020 and 2021

July 3, 2020

The wait is finally over, original Maldivian hospitality awaits you, and the Crown & Champa Resorts collection has something to offer for everyone.  Resorts will be welcoming guests back with safety in mind effective;

Resorts in operation:

  • Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi
  • Hurawalhi Maldives Island Resort
  • Komandoo Maldives Island Resort
  • Veligandu Island Resort & Spa
  • Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Resorts opening on November 1, 2020:

  • Kuredu Island Resort & Spa
  • Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

For more information read the Crown & Champa Resorts Travel Update.

For guests who are planning their holidays, we have a choice of special offers into 2021.

Special Offers: For 2020 and 2021 stays

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Offers: Kudadoo    |   Hurawalhi   |   Kagi   |   Veligandu   |   Komandoo   |   Meeru   |   Vilamendhoo   |   Kuredu

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi

Invitation to stay: Enjoy 20% savings on September & October 2020 stays 
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during September 9, 2020, through and including the night of October 31, 2020.
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Invitation to stay: The fully-inclusive Island buy-out package
A, Anything, Anytime, Anywhere (AAA) package – includes all meals, destination dining, beverages, limitless Spa treatments, activities and selected excursions as well as meals and beverages at Kashibo and Canneli Restaurant at the Hurawalhi Island Resort (just a 5-minute boat transfer away).
Valid for stays during September 9, 2020, through and including the night of December 23, 2020.

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Hurawalhi Maldives Island Resort

30% off September & October 2020 Stays offer expiring October 31, 2020 
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during September 10, 2020, through and including the night of October 31, 2020.

25% off Early Bird Offer October 31, 2020 
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021 
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of October 30, 2021.

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

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Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021
Book before February  28,  2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021.

Complimentary stays for children
Book before March 31, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021. T&C Apply

Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1,2020 through and including the night of April 5, 2021. T&C Apply

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers »

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa

30% off Early Bird Offer expiring  October 31,2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during September 17, 2020, through and including the night of October 31, 2020.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring  October 31,2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020 through and including the night of January 5, 2021.

15% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020 
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during January 16, 2021 through and including the night of April 5, 2021

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28,  2021
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021.

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers »

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020 
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021

30% off September & October 2020 Stays offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during September 10, 2020, through and including the night of October 31, 2020.

20% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021.

Complementary stays for children
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during Sep 18, 2020, through and including the night of April 5,2021. T&C Apply

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers »

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

30% off October 2020 Stays offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during September 10, 2020, through and including the night of October 31, 2020.

35% off November – December 23, 2020 Stays offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of December 23, 2020.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31,  2020
Valid for stays during January 6, 2021, through and including the night of April 5, 2021.

20% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021.

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers»

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021.

20% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021, through and including the night of September 30, 2021.

Complementary stays for children
Book before Oct 31, 2020
Valid for stays during November 1, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021. T&C Apply

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more. Learn More »
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers »

Kagi Maldives Spa Islan

40% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31,  2020
Valid for stays during September 1, 2020, through and including the night of December 19, 2020.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring October 31, 2020
Book before October 31,  2020
Valid for stays during December 24, 2020, through and including the night of April 5, 2021.

25% off Early Bird Offer expiring February 28, 2021
Book before February 28, 2021
Valid for stays during April 6, 2021 through and including the night of October 31, 2021.

Free PCR Tests for stays of 7 nights or more.
For hassle free travel, we are now facilitating PCR Testing in the resort.

See all offers»

Other Terms & Conditions:

  • The above offers are not combinable with any other offers.
  • The above offers are applicable to the accommodation rate only.
  • Valid on all accommodation categories and meal plans based on availability.
  • The above offers can only be booked through the respective resort website or by contacting the respective resorts reservation team
  • Free PCR tests only applicable if guest has a compulsory requirement by airline or home country
  • Free PCR Tests applicable for a maximum occupancy of 3 guests for a minimum of 7 nights
  • Other Terms & Conditions apply. Please review at the time of booking.

 

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