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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] 

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

September 2, 2021
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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] 

Travel Guide

Epic Ways to Come Out of Lockdown – Travelling to the Maldives

August 18, 2021
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If you are planning to treat yourself with international travel, one can find simple pleasures of staying at a beach resort, holiday indulgences, to bucket list experiences in the Maldives with Crown & Champa Resorts. 

Paradise Islands in Bio Bubbles

The collection’s private island resorts is a one island destination, offering a safe bio bubble but with many things to do and a one-stop location to tick off the multitude of life’s moments you had to postpone due to travel restrictions. 

The Maldives has been open since June 2020 and has not closed its international borders even once, making the island nation a reliable destination to plan your getaway. Guests will be whisked away on the scenic boat and seaplane transfers directly from the Maldives’ Malé Velana International Airport [IATA: MLE] to resort islands. 

The resort collection has accommodated flexible cancellation and supported all guests, their travel partners, and tour operators to rebook. In addition, for guests travelling, departure PCR testing is facilitated at the resorts.

[Related: Is Maldives safe to travel? YES. Maldives is a WTTC Global Safe Travels Destination »]

Whether it is revenge travel with last-minute wanderlust or meticulously planned holidays ready to be executed through the confidence in vaccinations, reopening of international borders, and travel restrictions ease, here is a list of ideas of things to do in the Maldives based on your purpose of travel.

Treating Yourself to International Travel: Epic Ways to Come Out of Lockdown

The Romantic Traveller

Intimate elopements, romantic honeymoons, renewals of vows ceremonies or just spending quality time with a loved one. Whatever you’re celebrating, the resorts offer the perfect setting for two.

[Related: Here is why the Maldives is the top and affordable destination for beach weddings »]

Anniversary Vacations and Trips

Blissful babymoons, birthdays, after exam and achievement parties. Weave in all the anniversary celebrations you had to postpone into your next beach holiday.

Multi-generational Family Holidays

Private island resorts are the perfect solution for guests looking for the ideal opportunity and destination for large gatherings of friends and family without social distancing.

Solo Travel Adventures

For needed me time, solo travellers will never run out of things to do at any of the properties of Crown & Champa Resorts. Be it just lazing on the beach, snorkeling with turtles, wine tasting, spa, cooking lessons, yoga, an Instagram photo spree, dancing to the drums on cultural theme nights, soaking in Jacuzzi with sea views to learning to dive, there are endless of activities and experiences our resorts will offer based on your lifestyle.

Sports Travel + Vacation

Professional sportsmen and women have been choosing the collection’s tennis and paddle tennis courts and the resorts as their training destinations.
The resorts provide a good selection of activities for low altitude endurance training and include fitness centres.
While the pro athletes and professionals do their daily routine, their families and friends can enjoy the fun in the sun.

Great Outdoor & Tropical Holidays

The land and the sea provide a great choice of activities for guests of all ages.

For young guests age 0-12 years
Children can enjoy playgrounds, wading pools, wide beaches, shallow waters, and select family excursions.

[For wholesome family holidays – The fun islands »]

Things to do on land:
Walk on the beach or jog, stroll and run through the island pathways
Visit the organic gardens at the resorts
Play Golf in the Maldives
Rent a bicycle on our larger islands, play tennis, badminton, beach volleyball and a variety of outdoor sports
Practice yoga with Duniye Spa

Things to Do in the Sea:
Enjoy motorized water sports; jet ski, banana boats, parasailing, and more at select resorts
Do non-motorized water sports. Kayaking, wind sailing, paddle boarding
Sea swimming
Luxury yachting and boating
Fishing

Things to do underwater
Snorkelling
Diving: Single tank, two-tank, turtle excursions, manta excursions, ship wreaks, whale shark excursions. See the dive & snorkelling guide to the Maldives to learn more

Learn New Skills and Experience Travel

Join a retreat
Take a cooking class to learn a Maldivian curry
Learn to dive or do your next dive certificate
Learn windsurfing, try kite surfing, parasailing, or wakeboarding!
Experience the Maldivian culture and taste the local cuisine

News Travel Guide

Exercising Al-fresco: Make Your Maldives Island Your Gym

August 18, 2021

The Maldives is great to respite, soak in the sun on a beach holiday, for diving, romance, and indulgence. Guests can add wellbeing and outdoor exercising to the list of things to do in the Maldives.

Each of our resorts has air-conditioned fitness centres with ocean vistas and some with tropical views amidst lush gardens. The private islands, being at sea level, are a perfect spot for low altitude endurance training. With clean air and surrounded by the sea, our resorts offer a great place for our guests to embrace nature and get inventive with their fitness regime while on holiday.

Here are 8 ways to get your workout at our resorts

1.  Swim

Dip into the sea or the freshwater pools at our resorts. Every island in the collection includes their own lagoon and swimming pools. Saltwater is known for its therapeutic effects and warm seawater, generally 25°C to 30 °C (77 to 86 °F). Swimming offers the benefit of increased heart rate, muscle toning, stamina, and endurance without stressing your body.

2. Scuba dive  & 3.  Snorkelling

Exploring the underwater world is an excellent way of being active. It will double as a well-being activity, putting your whole body to test while calming your mind and regulating your breathing.

[Related: Scuba Diving And Snorkeling In Maldives »]

4. Sea Kayaking

This calorie-burning activity is fun and helps exercise your back, shoulders, arms, chest, and abs. Choose from single or twin kayaks at our resorts’ water sports centre. Complimentary use of kayaks is included in most of the collection’s All-Inclusive Packages.

5. Stand up Paddle Boarding

Also known as SUP Surfing, this activity uses your core muscles to keep you balanced an oversized surfboard with a paddle. This gentle activity is easy to learn, exercise your body while not exerting pressure. Paddle boarding at sunset is a bucket list activity. Ask your resort’s Water Sports centre for paddle boards.

6. Running & Jogging

A jog on the beach or run through the islands’ coconut canopied roads and pathways – an activity suitable for guests of all ages to improve cardiovascular fitness and build strong bones.

7. Increase your flexibility

Stretch. Roll out your yoga mats on the beach or the verandas of your villas with sea views. The Duniye Spas at each of the resorts also offer yoga sessions for the guests to enjoy.

8. Play Racquet Sports

Tennis, badminton, paddle tennis, and table tennis.  Our properties provide a choice of facilities to burn those calories with intense and fun under the tropical weather.

[Related: Play padel tennis – on the court ranked as one of the most spectacular paddle tennis courts in the world »]

 


News

100% Vaccinated: Kudadoo Maldives Private Island & Hurawalhi Island Resort 

August 15, 2021
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Fully Vaccinated and Ready For Your Arrival

All eligible Kudadoo and Hurawalhi resort associates are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Kudadoo Maldives Spa Island and Hurawalhi Island Resort, part of Crown & Champa Resorts, confirm all eligible team members have been 100% vaccinated. 

Through the resorts’ strong commitment to safeguarding team members and guests, and in close cooperation with the Maldives’ Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism, all qualified employees have received their first and second vaccine doses and are, therefore, fully immunised against COVID-19. 

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Alongside being 100% vaccinated, the properties also follow reinforced health and safety guidelines under the ‘A Safe Holiday Experience in Paradise’ programme, including daily temperature checks, physical distancing, increased cleaning & disinfecting frequency, and strict implementation of hygiene measures. Additionally,  on-site PCR testing facilitation is available for those guests with this compulsory requirement.

The Maldives’ unique geographic disposition, with its ‘one island, one resort’ set-up, lends itself perfectly to offering a safe haven for guests in COVID times. Each resort is nestled on its own island, accessible only by speedboat or seaplane; therefore, there is no mixing of other guests from other resorts – creating a ‘bubble’ and naturally achieving safe physical distancing in the new normal way of travel. 

Crown & Champa Resorts is inviting travellers to experience moments of magnificence at Kudadoo, the Maldives’ first and only fully solar-powered private island. The ultra-luxury resort offers the most discerning of travellers ‘Anything.Anywhere.Anytime’, an all-inclusive concept that promises an unhindered enjoyment of luxuries, where every desire is granted and expedited by a personal butler. On the one hand, honeymooners and romantic couples can embark on a naturally chic adults’ escape at the five-star Hurawalhi Island Resort, which offers a perfect balance of barefoot luxury and enchanting adventures.

To learn more about Crown & Champa Resorts’ enhanced health, safety, & sanitation guidelines, please visit: A Safe Holiday Experience in Paradise 

To book your Maldives holiday at any of Crown & Champa Resorts properties, please visit www.crownandchamparesorts.com or contact [email protected]