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Planning the Perfect Family Vacation In The Maldives

January 13, 2019

Planning a wonderful vacation for the entire family can seem daunting. However, armed with these useful tips, it’s possible, even easy to put together a holiday that the whole family will love.

Research

Every vacation starts with proper planning. To get the most out of your vacation, start by doing your research. Is your destination family friendly? Does it have sleeping facilities for kids? Which rooms do you need to book? Are the activities child-friendly? Doing research will help you avoid inconveniences miles away from home. Our family plan for children under 15 years provides discounted rates for rooms, meals and some transfers. On our family-friendly resorts, children can roam about and play on the pristine beach without fear of disturbing anyone. Kuredu Island Resort & Spa’s Private Pool Family Suite, Garden and Beach bungalows accommodate 2 adults and 1 child while Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa’s Garden Rooms and Beach Villas accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. The children can have their own day beds, as well as baby cots upon request.

Get the Kids Involved

A great way to get the kids excited about the vacation is to involve them in the process whenever possible. In the days leading up to the vacation, you can learn about your destination together. Visiting the website and browsing together can be useful. This will allow them to ask any questions they may have. It will also lessen their surprise or shock about the destination. Another great tip is to ask them to help you pack for the trip. This will help them get excited about the upcoming adventure.

Plan

Adventure doesn’t have to be spontaneous. Sometimes, a little planning can go a long way. Find out what activities are best for your kids to enjoy and carve out time for them. You may find the island picture perfect and dreamy, but the kids are likely to need more entertainment. Plan for their time to ensure each day brings a different adventure. The wading pool available at Kuredu and the Komas Kids Club at Meeru provide a lovely escape.  The Kids Club at Kuredu for children aged between 3 and 12 has an activity program that ensures a good time throughout. The outdoor play areas are the perfect places for the kids to let loose and make new friends. For ocean adventures, the introductory Scuba diving course at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa for children aged 10 years and above is a must try. There is no boredom in paradise.

Our final tip would be to relax and enjoy, you are in paradise after all. To book your next family vacation, visit the individual resort websites and take advantage of the special offers.

We can’t wait to welcome you!

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A Complete Guide To The Maldives

January 7, 2019
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Leave your shoes behind and explore this tropical paradise. Arguably one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, the Maldives is famed for its endless, un-spoilt beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful weather. Every year, holidaymakers travel to this wonderful haven, seeking a little rest and restoration. If you are looking to escape to this idyllic destination, here are a few things to consider.

 

The Country

The Maldives is an Asian country located on the Indian Ocean. A tropical island, the weather is usually hot and sunny throughout the year, with skies nearly as blue as the water. Temperatures typically range from 23ºC-31ºC making it suitable for anyone looking for a little sun and sand. Though the best weather is experienced between November and April, it is one of the few countries you can visit all year round.

 

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The Resort

The ideal vacation starts by picking the perfect resort. From expansive, life of the party resorts to quieter, smaller, retreats, there is something for everyone here. Hurawalhi Island Resort’s luxury is unparalleled offering the perfect blend of comfort, serenity and adventure. The newest resort, Kudadoo Maldives Private Island is purposefully created for privacy with the luxury of anything, anywhere, anytime. Not too far off is Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, an adult only resort that is custom made for romance. If you are travelling with family, Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort and Spa are family friendly resorts that make sure every member of the family is well taken care of. Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is a swimmer’s paradise with access to the finest House Reef in the Maldives. The traditional Maldivian Bodu Beru drums welcome you to Veligandu Island Resort & Spa where the charm of the Maldives is mixed with exceptional hospitality to create a unique holiday experience.

 

The Holiday

The Maldives is picture perfect from every angle. Whether you would like to witness the stunning views from the comfort of your porch or to enjoy the numerous excursions on offer at the resorts, is entirely up to you. Your vacation can be as fully packed or as relaxed as you want it to be. You can start the day off with a hearty breakfast at the buffet-style restaurants, grab your fins and explore the lagoon at midday and settle in for a nightcap at the bar. For a little extra pampering, a drop by the Duniye Spa will do you a lot of good. If you would like to learn more about the rich Maldivian history and culture, stop by the museum at Meeru Island Resort & Spa. Additionally, the frequently arranged island visits from each resort will give you an opportunity to interact with the locals.

 

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The Budget

 For a worry-free holiday experience, we recommend taking advantage of the special offers shared on the individual resort websites. Early bird offers enable you to book your holiday well in advance, so start the planning process and save some money! Further, opt for the All Inclusive Packages, as they come with a string of benefits while offering you the best value for money.

 

Now that you have the inside scoop, explore our resorts and book your dream vacation to paradise today.

Choose Crown & Champa Resorts.

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Added Value: All Inclusive Package Upgrades

November 12, 2018
Meeru Island Resort Maldives

As a highly rated travel destination, the Maldives is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, to just lay back and relax under a palm tree or spend your days swimming in the warm turquoise waters. These comforts are enhanced by a value-for-money All Inclusive package that allows you to eat, drink and even discover fun things to do during your vacation. The Crown & Champa Resorts properties have made upgrades to their All Inclusive packages to offer you the best and most carefree experience of the Maldives.

 

To catch up on the highlights offered by each resort, read our previous blog post – A Seamless All Inclusive Plus Holiday in the Maldives.

 

By popular demand, the upgrades include milkshakes and smoothies to quench your thirst during your tropical retreat. The blended drinks form part of the unlimited ‘all you can drink’ beverages offered by the glass for you to enjoy all day at the bars and restaurants.

 

Another noticeable upgrade in the package is the inclusion of assorted snacks in the minibars, as well as juices such as orange and mixed fruit for you to delight in from the comfort of your own villa.

 

Komandoo Island Resort Maldives

 

Additional perks by the properties include an ‘all you can eat’ snack menu with pizzas, burgers and ice-cream from Vilamendhoo, Meeru and Veligandu; daily coffee capsules on Komandoo’s All Inclusive Plus; a Dhangethi Island Excursion at Vilamendhoo; as well as Snorkelling Trips, a Dhiffushi Island Excursion and use of the Pitch’n Putt Golf course at Meeru.

 

Kuredu’s All Inclusive Gold package now offers access to all bars, a selection of wines and premium spirits, a late a la carte breakfast and dinner or lunch at Franco’s, snorkelling equipment rental and use of non-motorised water sports equipment. The same upgrades can also be enjoyed at Komandoo, with a la carte dinners at Aqua Restaurant.

The All Inclusive package updates apply to the following Crown & Champa Resorts properties:

 

For full details on the new All Inclusive packages, please visit the individual websites by clicking on the desired property name.

Choose Crown & Champa Resorts and enjoy added value on your next holiday in the Maldives.

 

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A Seamless All Inclusive Holiday in the Maldives

August 12, 2018
All Inclusive Holiday

With Crown & Champa Resorts, the motto “no shoes, no news” gives you an idea of the barefoot luxuries offered by the Islands and the relaxed atmosphere of each Resort. Whether it is the soft, white sandy beach or the personalized service from our team, we aim to contribute to your seamless and stress-free holiday in the Maldives.

 

Other ways that this motto is experienced is in the design of our value-for-money All Inclusive packages, from the “all-you-can-eat” Buffet options to the “all-you-can-drink” beverage selections and a range of unique activities to enjoy. Take a look some of the Highlights of what each Resort has to offer:

 

All Inclusive Holiday

 

Go for Gold at family-friendly Kuredu Island Resort & Spa. Enjoy a 3-course menu dinner at Mediterranean restaurant, Franco’s, as well as a 1-hour relaxing treatment from the prestigious Duniye Spa. For certified divers, the All Inclusive Gold package also includes 1 Orientation Dive to explore the vast and colorful marine life around the Lhaviyani Atoll.

 

Start your All Inclusive Plus Holiday at Komandoo Island Resort & Spa with a group snorkeling lesson to kick off your underwater adventures. Known as the ‘Sea Turtle Hub’, Komandoo’s marine life is a dream to explore. When you are ready, the ProDivers team is happy to guide you along your next step… Scuba Diving!

 

All Inclusive Holiday

 

Experience the beauty of golf at Meeru Island Resort & Spa while surrounded by the idyllic turquoise waters and soft, sandy beach of the Island. The All Inclusive Plus package offers a Group Golf Driving Range Lesson with equipment to get you started and, with enough practice, you could swing your way to Pro status before your return home. Read more about Meeru’s All Inclusive Plus package.

 

With the All Inclusive Plus package, you can enjoy a scenic sunset cruise across the North Ari Atoll at Veligandu Island Resort & Spa. The Sunset “Lucky Dolphin” Punch Cruise allows you capture the beautiful sunsets of the Maldives and, if you are lucky, you will get to watch a pod of dolphins at play.

 

All Inclusive Holiday

 

Arrive to a chilled, 375ml bottle of champagne in your luxurious Villa at Hurawalhi Island Resort. Your 5-Star, All Inclusive getaway to the Lhaviyani Atoll features a variety of group lessons to get you started, including Snorkeling, Windsurfing, Tennis and Yoga. Enjoy the best of the Maldives and explore a different sport from the available facilities.

 

Practice the art of Yoga during the newly introduced group Yoga Sessions with award winning Duniye Spa at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa. The sessions are regularly scheduled and include Pranayama, Asanas and Yoga Nidra under the serene environment of tropical paradise. Read more about Vilamendhoo’s All Inclusive Plus package.

 

Read more of what each Resort has to offer in their packages and click the Resort name to book your seamless, All Inclusive holiday in the Maldives with Crown & Champa Resorts.

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Romantic Honeymoon Escape in the Maldives

August 4, 2018
Meeru Maldives Weddings

Nothing spells romance quite like a romantic escape to a tropical Island, in the ‘middle of nowhere’, surrounded by swaying coconut palm trees, sand as soft as powder and warm turquoise water. For you and your loved one, Crown & Champa Resorts offers the opportunity to make your dreams a reality and indulge in the getaway of a lifetime.

 

If the Maldives, named one of the TOP destinations for couples is not enough motivation, choose from a range of charming Villas, romantic amenities, couples activities and dining experiences to add to your honeymoon escape and live the dream.

 

Hurawalhi Romantic Ocean Villa

 

The Romantic Ocean Villa at 5-Star Hurawalhi Island Resort takes the celebration of love to the next level. Watch the golden rays paint the sky from the spacious deck leading to the crystal clear lagoon, complete with an indulgent bathtub to inspire the start of forever together. Visit Hurawalhi’s very own Dream Island to enjoy a scenic half-day picnic on your own patch of paradise.

 

Adults-only Komandoo Island Resort & Spa is the ideal Island for honeymooners to enjoy the peace, tranquility and relaxation of paradise. In a Jacuzzi Beach Villa, newly weds are afforded spacious luxury with access to the beautiful powdery white beach that encircles the tropical island. Surprise your partner with a decorated Jacuzzi and patio area, including some fine sparkling wine and a selection of tropical fruits.

 

Romantic Jacuzzi Maldives

 

Situated above Kuredu Island Resort & Spa’s turquoise water, Sangu’s Honeymoon Suite is the perfect choice for your special getaway. Built on wooden stilts and connected by a walkway, the Honeymoon Suite features a secluded veranda with a private Jacuzzi, perfect for breezy sunbathing, sharing romantic moments and admiring crimson sunsets.

 

Wake up to magnificent views of the sunrise from your Water Front Villa at Meeru Island Resort & Spa, located on the beach at the water’s edge for you to enjoy a refreshing swim in the warm, turquoise waters or simply relax on the sundeck loungers. Arrive to a beautifully decorated bed to honor your celebration, as well as a tropical fruit plate for two and add a delicious Champagne Breakfast to enjoy in the privacy of your own room.

 

 

Allow 5-Star Boutique, Mirihi Island Resort to spoil you with the luxurious Water Villas overlooking the ocean through large sliding glass doors. Step outside on the private deck area, relax and enjoy each other’s company as each balcony is designed to guarantee complete privacy. Take your loved one along on the Sunset Cruise with live acoustic music and the chance to spot dazzling dolphins playing in the ocean.

 

Veligandu Island Resorts & Spa’s spacious Jacuzzi Water Villas are located over-the-water, in the lagoon and a short walk along your private jetty. You and your beau enjoy the luxuries of this secluded hideaway with a private walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two “under the stars”. Amplify your special occasion with a romantic Star Gazing Cruise across the Indian Ocean, including a glass of non-alcoholic sparkling wine and canapés.

 

 

The tropical Jacuzzi Water Villas, located in the adults-only area of Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is the perfect choice for a unique and adventurous spark to your honeymoon escape. Step right into the lagoon from your deck and swim together towards the magnificent House Reef for a truly memorable love story. Later, indulge in a His & Hers Balinese massage from award-winning Duniye Spa, complete with champagne, candles and the aroma of pure essential oils.

 

That’s not all…

 

Recreate the destination wedding of your dreams on the beach, aboard a luxury yacht and even 5.8 meters undersea. Capture each and every memory to take home with you from the Photography Studios available at each Resort.

 

For more information, or to book your romantic honeymoon escape, simply click on your preferred Resort name.

 

The ideal way to start forever together is with a Crown & Champa Resorts holiday.