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Destination Weddings: A Maldivian Dream

September 6, 2017
Destination Weddings Maldives

Celebrate your love at one of the most beautiful and romantic destinations in the world… the Maldives.


The tropical Island with stunning white sand beaches, majestic palm trees, warm, crystal clear water in the lagoon and a colorful coral reef teeming with fish are the perfect package for symbolic wedding ceremonies and renewals of love.


Symbolic Wedding Ceremony and Renewal of Vows

Take that special walk down the isle of soft white sand towards the beautifully decorated Wedding Pavilions at our Resorts, with the Maldivian touch of traditional drums. Each of our Resorts offers the opportunity to host your romantic Wedding Ceremony or a Renewal of Vows Ceremony on the beach.


Make your dream Wedding Ceremony at Hurawalhi Island Resort’s one-of-a-kind 5.8 Undersea Restaurant. Exchange your vows with spectacular underwater views of the reef as your backdrop for an unforgettable experience.


Host your special ceremony in paradise and opt for the full Wedding Package at Komandoo Island Resort & Spa and enjoy an intimate candlelight dinner on the beach, romantic Villa turndown service and a delicious in-Villa champagne breakfast after your ceremony.


Your Wedding Ceremony at Kuredu Island Resort & Spa offers tailor-made supplement alternatives on the luxury yacht “Britt” or on the picturesque Dream Island – a white powdery beach, pristine water lagoon, sunny skies and no one to disturb you.


At Meeru Island Resort & Spa, your ideal destination Wedding Ceremony takes place in the Asian Wok Restaurant beach area, which is decorated using palm fronds woven in the shape of a heart and local hibiscus flowers.

Recite your vows in an intimate Wedding Ceremony on Veligandu Island Resort & Spa’s breathtaking sandbank overlooking stunning white sand beaches and the warm, inviting, crystal clear waters of the lagoon.


Start your forever on the shores of tropical paradise with an unforgettable Wedding Ceremony on the beach at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa with views of majestic palm trees, a beautiful turquoise lagoon and the famous coral reefs of the South Ari Atoll.


Champa Central Hotel provides a selection of indoor and outdoor wedding venues, including breathtaking Rooftop views of Malé City as your backdrop. Choose from the catering options for small and large wedding receptions alike.


Pamper yourself at any of our award-winning Duniye Spa’s for a pre-ceremony glow to ensure that you look and feel remarkable on your special day. Capture each moment of your special day with our Photography services (at Hurawalhi, Kuredu and Komandoo Resorts).


Book Crown & Champa Resorts today and make your dream destination wedding in the paradise Islands of the Maldives a reality.


7 fun ways to experience Maldives sea turtles

May 24, 2017
Snorkeling Maldives

The Maldives is the perfect place to experience white, sandy beaches, Indian Ocean sunsets and a glowing marine life, with over 700 varieties of fish that have been seen around the lovely coral reefs and atolls. These can be aptly described as underwater cities. Crown & Champa Resorts invites you to explore the depths of the Maldives sea life for couples, families and children alike.


  1. Hurawalhi Island Resort’s pristine location at the center of Lhaviyani Atoll’s top dive sites features lively coral reefs and an array of tropical fish on display, expecially sea turtles. Start your Discover Scuba Diving course for a chance to see these special creatures in person.

Fun Fact: Hurawalhi recently hosted founder and CEO of the Olive Ridley Project, Martin Stelfox, for a 4-day informative visit about sea turtles and about threats these magnificent animals are exposed to.


  1. Take the Sea Turtle Course at Komandoo Island Resort & Spa and explore the different species of Maldives sea turtles that are simply waiting to meet you.

Fun Fact: In the waters around Komandoo there are two different species of turtles that you are likely to encounter – the hawksbill and green sea turtles.


  1. Dive into the Kuredu Caves with the PADI Sea Turtle Diver Course  and discover Kuredu Island Resort & Spa’s unique community of nature’s toughest survivors, green sea turtles.

Fun Fact: The Lhaviyani Atoll is home to one of the Maldives’ largest populations of green sea turtles, concentrated around Kuredu.


  1. In North Male, Meeru Island Resort & Spa’s Turtle Reef is the best location in the Maldives to spot Turtles. Sign up for the Turtle Explorer on a Yacht excursion every Tuesday and Saturday.

Fun Fact: Euro-Divers Meeru team rescued an injured turtle that was found floating on the ocean’s surface and unable to dive. The juvenile Olive Ridleys turtle, named Mohar, was transported to Marine Save for recovery.


  1. Veligandu Island Resort offers complimentary intro dives every Thursday afternoon, from 1630 – 1730 at the South Beach. Get acquainted with the 17 dive sites, the spacious Dive Centre, a great variety of courses for beginner and experienced divers, and the international Ocean-Pro dive team to make your turtle spotting adventure an unforgettable experience.

Fun Fact: Spot some friendly Turtles at the Veligandu East dive site, located to the southeast of Veligandu and only a 10-minutes boat ride away.


  1. Join the Daily Turtle Excursion and have a chance to see, photograph & maybe even swim with the magnificent turtles at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, daily from 1000 – 1100 and Fridays from 1500-1600.

Fun Fact: In the Maldives, 5 out of 7 sea turtle species can be found, including the Loggerhead, Leatherback and Olive Ridley.


  1. Opt for a family Submarine Excursion, which Champa Central Hotel can book for you during your stay in colorful Malé city. Experience an underwater dive without getting wet, in the large submarine that accommodates 50 persons.

Fun Fact: The submarine dives to the depth of 40 meters and offers amazing photograph opportunities from 24 large view ports.


Book your next vacation at any of our family-friendly or adults-only Resorts and Hotel, and delight in the joys of Maldives’ rich and colorful marine life.