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Crown & Champa Resorts Supports World Cleanup Day with Groupwide Green Initiatives 

September 15, 2021

2021 World Cleanup Day with Crown & Champa Resorts in the Maldives 

The leading resort collection in the Maldives raises awareness in recognition of World Cleanup Day through green-inspired activities. 

On the third Saturday of September every year, volunteers from across the globe come together to help make the world a cleaner and healthier place to live. World Cleanup Day is one of the largest community-based environmental programmes to engage more than 180 countries to tackle and generate action on the global waste crisis. 

Crown & Champa Resorts will lend its full support to the worldwide initiative on 18 September with activities and events that aim to raise awareness and educate team members, guests, and partners about the importance of protecting the environment. While the resort collection is all about providing travellers with ‘a life fully lived’ moments, locally-inspired experiences, and connecting them to the very best of the Maldives, it is also committed to treading lightly on the planet. 

  • Kudadoo Maldives Private Island and Hurawalhi Island Resortwill invite residents and guests to visit the Marine Biology Centre to gain insights into the Maldives’ unique marine environment and the properties’ conservation efforts. 
  • Kagi Maldives Spa Islandwill carry out a tree-planting activity to propagate native flora on the island. 
  • Veligandu Island Resort & Spawill arrange an island-cleaning event for marine debris reduction. 
  • Komandoo Island Resort & Spawill organise a planting activity in its organic garden, which already houses a variety of vegetables, herbs, and spices. Additionally, an island and house reef cleaning initiative will be arranged in cooperation with Prodivers Maldives – Komandoo team. 
  • Meeru Island Resort & Spawill conduct a lagoon cleaning operation in collaboration with Euro-Divers Meeru. 
  • Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa: will invite resort associates and guests for a house reef cleaning drive organised by the SEA (sports, excursions, and activities) team. 
  • Kuredu Island Resort & Spa: will organise three clean-up sessions in partnership with Prodivers Maldives: lagoon, house reef, and island, to be participated by divers, non-divers, guests, and staff. 
  • Innahura Maldives Resortwill invite guests and team members to dedicate a portion of their time and energy for an island clean-up effort. 

This World Cleanup Day initiative by Crown & Champa Resorts is part of the group’s commitment towards a sustainable tomorrow, guided by its core values: respect, empathy, sincerity, openness, reliability, trust, and sensitivity.

The collection’s sustainability endeavours go beyond the operational aspects of each property to create a positive impact on the community – economically, socially, and culturally. This includes eliminating single-use plastics, minimising unnecessary consumption of resources, protecting marine life and biodiversity, supporting local livelihood, and promoting local culture and heritage. 

Find Your Perfect Paradise in the Maldives with Crown & Champa Resorts

Crown & Champa Resorts' Meeru and Kuredu Attain 10,000 Guest Reviews on Tripadvisor

Crown & Champa Resorts caters to every purpose of travel and connects travellers with a passion for a life fully lived to the best of this idyllic destination, offering world-class hospitality, thoughtful and attentive service, and authentic Maldivian experiences.

The diverse collection of properties includes Kudadoo Maldives Private IslandHurawalhi Island ResortKagi Maldives Spa IslandVeligandu Island Resort & SpaKomandoo Island Resort & SpaMeeru Island Resort & SpaVilamendhoo Island Resort & SpaKuredu Island Resort & SpaInnahura Maldives Resort, and one city hotel, Champa Central Hotel.

www.crownandchamparesorts.com | [email protected] 

Crown & Champa Resorts Kuredu Island Resort & Spa Meeru Island Resort & Spa News

Crown & Champa Resorts’ Meeru and Kuredu Attain 10,000 Guest Reviews on Tripadvisor

September 2, 2021
Meeru Maldives - 10,000 Guest Reviews on Tripadvisor

Meeru and Kuredu Reach 10,000 Mark on Tripadvisor 

The resorts have reached the highest number of reviews received by any property in the Maldives. 

Crown & Champa Resorts, the leading resort collection in the Maldives, is pleased to announce that two of its properties: Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, have reached their 10,000th guest review with an ‘Excellent’ rating on Tripadvisor – the world’s largest travel website.

The 10,000 mark is the highest number of reviews received by any resort in the Maldives, representing the teams’ consistent hard work, impeccable service, and excellent hospitality to guests.

Meeru - 10,000 Guest Reviews on TripadvisorLocated in North Malé Atoll, just a 55-minute speedboat journey across the vivid turquoise waters from Velana International Airport, Meeru Island Resort & Spa is renowned for providing ‘..simply MALDIVES moments and consistently receiving great reviews from travellers. The resort takes great pride in offering top travel value and an exceptional array of experiences for holidaymakers of all ages. Guests have described their experience of the palm-fringed paradise as ‘dreamy honeymoon retreat’‘amazing island resort’, and ‘highly recommended’. 

Explore more: www.meeru.com

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Kuredu Island Resort & Spanestled on its own private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll, only a 40-minute scenic seaplane journey from Velana International Airport, affords guests a vacation experience that is much more than just a beach holiday. The vibrant, action-filled resort has something for everyone, plenty to do for those who enjoy remaining active, and for those who want to simply relax and get away from it all. It has been honoured with Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice (formerly known as Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence) every year since 2012. Kuredu guests have found their holiday experience as ‘paradise on Earth’, ‘the perfect place to relax’, and ‘the best holiday’. 

Explore more: www.kuredu.com

Find Your Perfect Paradise with Crown & Champa Resorts 

Crown & Champa Resorts' Meeru and Kuredu Attain 10,000 Guest Reviews on Tripadvisor

Catering to every purpose of travel, Crown & Champa Resorts connects travellers with a passion for a life fully lived to the very best of this idyllic destination, offering world-class hospitality, thoughtful and attentive service, and authentic Maldivian experiences.

The diverse collection of properties includes Kudadoo Maldives Private IslandHurawalhi Island Resort, Kagi Maldives Spa Island, Veligandu Island Resort & SpaKomandoo Island Resort & SpaMeeru Island Resort & SpaKuredu Island Resort & SpaInnahura Maldives Resort, and one city hotel, Champa Central Hotel.

www.crownandchamparesorts.com | [email protected] 

Crown & Champa Resorts News Travel Guide

The Maldives Bucket List Experiences with Crown & Champa Resorts

August 11, 2021
The Maldives Bucket List Experiences - Crown & Champa Resorts

The Maldives Bucket List Experiences

The Maldives’ leading resort collection brings out-of-the-ordinary experiences, unique encounters, and new ways to explore that aim to reignite the passion for travel and inspire bucket list dreams.

Crown & Champa Resorts, the leading resort collection in the Maldives, has revealed bucket list adventures travellers can look forward to, whether seeking new authentic experiences or booking their first post-lockdown getaway. From swimming with whale sharks and scuba diving to luxury yachting and lifestyle retreats, it is time to make these holiday dreams come alive.

Experience Luxury Yachting with Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

The Maldives Bucket List - Luxury Yachting with Kudadoo

Discerning travellers can enjoy bespoke excursions and romantic celebrations aboard Kudadoo Maldives Private Island‘s luxury yacht, Bella. Embark on a search for pelagic species out in the blue water, seek out an uninhabited island for a picnic lunch, or admire the star-studded Maldivian sky while sipping champagne – these moments of magnificence are waiting to be unfolded. 

Be a Castaway on Dream Island with Hurawalhi 

The Maldives Bucket List - Dream Island - Hurawalhi

Alongside 5.8, the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant, the naturally chic Hurawalhi Island Resort also has its private sandbank called Dream Island, located just a short boat ride away and amidst the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean. Offering that ‘luxury castaway’ island experience, guests can enjoy their own island paradise and spend the day exactly as they wish, whether that leads them to the relaxation under the sun, exploration of the spectacular life beneath the surface, or simply the enjoyment of endless ocean views.

Escape to the Essence of Pure Life with Kagi Maldives Spa Island 

The Maldives Bucket List - Wellness Retreat with Kagi Maldives Spa Island

Holidaymakers seeking to rejuvenate their mind, body, and spirit may find themselves in the well being-focused paradise of Kagi Maldives Spa Island, a true sanctuary for the senses that offers the perfect setting to slow down and immerse into self-discovery and self-care. Guests can dive into a world of wellness with the resort’s ‘Lifestyle Retreats’,  which feature yoga and meditation, relaxing massages, and holistic healing, alongside nutritious meals and locally-inspired excursions. 

Indulge with a Touch of Romance with Veligandu 

The Maldives Bucket List - A Touch of Romance with Veligandu

Honeymooners and romantic couples will enjoy a myriad of intimate experiences in the secluded haven of Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, voted a top romantic hotel in Asia and the Maldives: from adoring magical sunsets, indulging in a private dinner on a tranquil beach, opting for a private cruise, or enjoying a renewing spa treatment together.

Swim with Manta Rays with Komandoo Maldives

The Maldives Bucket List - Manta Ray Encounters with Komandoo

Nestled amidst Lhaviyani Atoll’s manta hotspots, the adults-only (18+) Komandoo Island Resort & Spa is the perfect island retreat from which to experience magical adventures with manta rays, the queen of the ocean. Although year-round sightings are common, these majestic creatures can be seen frequently from November through April, feeding on plankton and swimming around the rich waters of the Maldives. Guests can turn their regular diving and snorkelling excursions into an adventure of a lifetime. 

Explore Shipwreck Diving with Meeru Island 

The Maldives Bucket List - Shipwreck Diving with Meeru

With an incredible diversity of marine life, there is no denying that the Maldives is a sought-after destination for a world-class scuba diving experience. The palm-fringed paradise of Meeru Island Resort & Spa in North Malé offers a range of dive excursions, including diving amongst the wrecks. Divers and adventure seekers alike will be mesmerised by an out of this world undersea environment with sunken ships teeming with aquatic life.

Swim with Whale Sharks with Vilamendhoo 

The Maldives Bucket List - A Touch of Romance with Veligandu

Swimming alongside these gentle giants of the ocean is high on the bucket list experiences of many travellers to the Maldives. Being the largest fish in the sea, snorkelling or diving with whale sharks is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The adventurer’s paradise of Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, located just about an hour Dhoni boat ride away from Maamigili Island, a premier Whale Shark Point in South Ari Atoll, affords guests the chance to swim with and even take photographs of these marvellous creatures.

Snorkel with Sea Turtles with Kuredu 

The Maldives Bucket List - Swim with Sea Turtles with Kuredu

The vibrant Kuredu Island Resort & Spa enjoys a desirable location in Lhaviyani Atoll, within easy reach of the largest community of green sea turtles in all of the Maldives. Just a short boat trip away, guests of all ages can find themselves in the crystal-clear waters around Kuredu Caves, home to an abundance of marine turtles and other oceanic life. 

Spot a Pod of Dolphins with Innahura 

The Maldives Bucket List - Dolphin Spotting with Innahura Maldives

Boasting the largest lagoon in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll, the laid-back paradise of Innahura Maldives Resort is a natural playground for water sports enthusiasts and enchanting marine creatures such as dolphins. Hence, Innahura is an excellent destination from which to experience hopeful dolphin encounters. When lucky enough, guests joining one of the resort’s ocean excursions will have the opportunity to set their sights on these playful cetaceans jumping in the distance or swimming right next to the boat.

Find Your Perfect Paradise in the Maldives with Crown & Champa Resorts

Crown & Champa Resorts caters to every purpose of travel and connects travellers with a passion for a life fully lived to the best of this idyllic destination, offering world-class hospitality, thoughtful and attentive service, and authentic Maldivian experiences.

The diverse collection of properties includes Kudadoo Maldives Private IslandHurawalhi Island Resort, Kagi Maldives Spa Island, Veligandu Island Resort & SpaKomandoo Island Resort & SpaMeeru Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & SpaInnahura Maldives Resort, and one city hotel, Champa Central Hotel.

www.crownandchamparesorts.com | [email protected] 

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa News

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa Unveils New Seafood & Plant-based Menu at its Beachfront Restaurant, Beach Shack

July 29, 2021
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Enjoy ‘Produce-to-Plate’ Dining Experience at Kuredu’s Beach Shack

In response to the growing, health-conscious, and ethically-minded guest profile, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa launches a new menu inspired by ‘produce-to-plate’ ethos. 

As part of its culinary offerings, the vibrant Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, located in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll, has introduced a new seafood and plant-based menu at its sea-facing restaurant, Beach Shack

Kuredu's Beach Shack – Culinary Team

In Photos: Commis I Chef Akila, Greenhouse Supervisor Subramaniyan, and Sous Chef Salıya |  Executive Sous Chef Marek 

Executive Sous Chef Marek Koucky, inspired by his culinary training in Mexico and travels around the world, and his talented team, have crafted a delightful menu that stays true to ‘produce-to-plate’ ethos. It features specially selected produce of the region, locally sourced seafood, and a daily harvest from Kuredu’s expansive greenhouse and organic gardenbursting with fresh vegetables, fragrant herbs, and aromatic spices. 

The new à la carte menu offers a flavourful selection of seafood delights, with signature dishes including Jumbo Crab with spiced bisque, chicken wing, charred pineapple, and tapioca cracker and Lobster Medallions with young coconut, red curry, and pearl barley risotto. 

Seafood & Vegan Cuisne at Kuredu's Beach Shack

Health-conscious and ethically-minded guests can enjoy tucking into a luscious array of inventive vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free selections. Chef’s recommendations include Pumpkin Veloute served with mushrooms, smoked almonds, and truffle oil and Grilled Artichokes with marinated artichoke hearts, asparagus, and mustard seeds. All the plates are visually appetising, delicious, and elevated with a locally inspired twist.

Kuredu's Beach Shack - Seafood & Vegan Cuisine

Complementing the refined dining experience are freshly-baked bread with special ‘seaweed’ butter, served before dinner service begins and a hand-picked selection of premium wines from Kuredu’s very own wine cellar. 

Sweet treats include Chocolate Rocky Road, Vegan Coconut Panna Cotta, and a Selection of Sorbets. 

Seafood & Vegan Cuisine - Beach Shack

Tasting menus are also on offer to provide diners with the opportunity to sample six carefully selected courses from the new seafood & vegan menu. 

Seafood & Vegan Cuisine - Kuredu's Beach Shack Maldives

Guests are invited to dine healthily and organically, whether sea-facing or on the beach under the stars and explore the exquisite flavours of the Maldives and the Indian Ocean. 

Beach Shack is available for dinner, on request with 24 hours prior notice. To learn more, please visit: Beach Shack Restaurant at Kuredu 

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa: More Than Just A Beach Holiday

Kuredu Island Resort

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa is renowned for its exceptional dining credentials, with an extensive portfolio of 14 restaurants and bars, including The Far East, offering a culinary journey to the flavour-perfect Japanese cuisine and other authentic Asian favourites; the all-day dining Franco’s, featuring Mediterranean cuisine; Sangu Restaurant, serving delicious international and local cuisine in a romantic atmosphere, and various destination dining experiences. All share a commitment to using premium, fresh, and unique ingredients sourced via an outstanding network of local producers and suppliers in the Maldives and the region. 

www.kuredu.com | [email protected]

Crown & Champa Resorts Kudadoo Maldives Private Island News

From Private Jet to Your Private Island Resort: Arrive at Kudadoo Maldives in Luxury and Style

July 18, 2021

Arrive at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island in Luxury and Style

A stay at Kudadoo Maldives offers chic barefoot luxury, privacy, and exquisite attention to detail and ensures your days are filled with moments of magnificence from beginning to end.

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, an ultra-luxury private island resort in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll, has partnered with the leading private aviation provider, XO, to offer discerning travellers exclusive private jet experiences from global destinations to the Indian Ocean all year-round.

Getting to Kudadoo by Private Jet is a magnificent arrival experience unlike any other in the Maldives, which allows holidaymakers to bypass crowded airports and shorten the time spent waiting around. The private jet can land directly at Velana International Airport in Malé , just a 40-minute scenic seaplane journey from the resort. Alternatively, it can also touch down at Maafaru International Airport, a 30-minute speedboat transfer away.

Kudadoo Maldives - Private Jet Service

Image courtesy: XO and Kudadoo Maldives Private Island

During the flight, guests can enjoy a personalised service amidst luxurious surroundings, and all the private jet experience has to offer. Additionally, they can start planning the bespoke itinerary, which the resort’s personal butler will assist with. Experiences that will add another level to Kudadoo Maldives residents’ stay include: swimming with manta rays, snorkelling with sea turtles, paddle boarding with dolphins, and taking a private luxury yacht on a splendid adventure.

View the Private Jet Experience brochure here »

To learn more about private flight services available exclusively through XO and Kudadoo Maldives Private Island, please get in touch with [email protected] or [email protected]

Experience Moments of Magnificence at the Ultra-luxury Kudadoo Maldives Spa Island

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island - Private Jet Experience

Defined by the philosophy ‘Freedom Reimagined’, Kudadoo Maldives is an ultra-luxury resort with a one-of-a-kind design that blends sophistication with eco-sustainability in mind. Featuring only 15 overwater residences, each with a 44 sqm terrace pool, Kudadoo ensures a secluded hideaway purposefully crafted for the more discerning traveller — all accessible by a 40-minute scenic seaplane journey. The resort’s fully inclusive offering, ‘Anything. Anywhere. Anytime’, promises an unhindered enjoyment of luxuries, where every desire is granted and expedited by your personal butler.

www.kudadoo.com

A Safe and Beautiful Holiday Experience at Crown & Champa Resorts

Crown & Champa Resorts' Meeru and Kuredu Attain 10,000 Guest Reviews on Tripadvisor

Catering to every purpose of travel, Crown & Champa Resorts, the leading resort collection in the Maldivesconnects travellers with a passion for a life fully lived to the best of this idyllic destination, offering world-class hospitality, thoughtful and attentive service, and authentic Maldivian experiences.

The diverse collection of properties includes Kudadoo Maldives Private IslandHurawalhi Island Resort, Kagi Maldives Spa Island, Veligandu Island Resort & SpaKomandoo Island Resort & SpaMeeru Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, Kuredu Island Resort & SpaInnahura Maldives Resort, and one city hotel, Champa Central Hotel.

www.crownandchamparesorts.com | [email protected] 

Featured Image: XO and Kudadoo Maldives Spa Island