Kuredu Island Resort 4*
Exotic Bungalows and wonderful Villas line the white sand beach in Kuredu Island Resort. Tastefully decorated O-villas in the modern O-resort , over the lagoon the fabulous Water Villas in Sangu Resort and in the centre of the island the magnificient Sulthan Pool Villas. Kuredu is a large island with plenty of restaurants, bars, shops and activities among them the first golf course in Maldives…
Opened two decades ago, Kuredu is one of the oldest and largest resorts in the Maldives. The resort runs wonderfully smoothly and the staff are calm, organised and friendly. Not overly friendly in a trained sort of way but genuine, as befits a no fuss, no frills place.
Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Diving, Activities, Value
To make the island more manageable, all the rooms and facilities have been divided into three sub-resorts Sangu, Koamas, and ‘O’ Resort each with its own restaurant, bar, and pool. ‘O’ Resort is exclusively reserved for families with kids over 12, and Sangu Resort is adult only area. All guests are welcome at Koamas, which is closest to the main lobby and has the bulk of the property features. Guests can navigate the mile-long island by foot, free shuttle, or rental bicycle. With so much space, over-crowding and long lines are rarely a problem.
387 rooms: 9 Private Pool Villas, including a two-bedroom Private Pool Villa Family Suite, 50 Sangu Water Villas, including one Sangu Honeymoon Suite, 19 Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas, 29 “O” Jacuzzi Beach Villas, 52 Jacuzzi Beach Villas, 20 Premium Beach Villas, 40 “O” Beach Villas, 33 Beach Villas, 55 Beach Bungalows and 80 Garden Bungalows.
Private Pool Villas – the Villas are located at the west centre part of the island, tucked into rich tropical vegetation the Private Pool Villas are the epitome of tranquil luxury with the unique Kuredu profile. The Villas have a large wooden deck with an outdoor open walls living room with thatch ceiling under a cedar shingle roof, comfortable stylish seating overlooking the private 1,5 m deep, 4 x 10 m swimming pool, sun beds, surrounded by a lush tropical garden. The bedroom is furnished with a romantic four post king size bed in teak wood and a large comfortable lazy chair, dressing table and a TV console. A magnificent semi open bath room with twin ceramic counter top wash basins and a large shaded walk in rain shower, a Jacuzzi bath tub and all amenities set amidst yet another private tropical garden. For the comfort of the guests each pool villa also has on the beach its private beach cabana with sun loungers. This roomtype is available as one or two bedrooms.
Created to afford exclusive privacy, Kuredu’s Private Villa Family Suite offers a stunning Maldivian escape for you and your loved ones. Spacious and screened by lush tropical greenery and peripheral walls, and a short stroll from the island’s main dining, relaxation and sports options. The Private Villa Family Suite takes luxury to a whole new level, allowing you to enjoy the idyllic vibe of the residence, where every desire can be taken care of.
Sangu Water Villas – Fabulous Villas on wooden columns in the north-west side of the lagoon with a romantic view of the sunset from the secluded furnished veranda, sun deck and steps down to the beautiful lagoon. From the veranda you can watch baby reef- sharks learning to hunt or small rays resting in the quiet lagoon. These Villas have a spacious bedroom and sitting area exquisitely furnished with wrought iron furniture with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and bathrooms with walk in shower overlooking the turquoise lagoon. The Sangu Resort has a beautiful bar and restaurant in traditional Maldivian style and separate check in at the Sangu hospitality reception. Patrons in the Sangu Villas have Sangu Restaurant as their allocated restaurant and also the option to eat in the other main restaurants – Koamas and The ‘O’ Restaurants with same day table reservations. Due to safety reasons the resort does not accept reservations for the Water Villas for guests below 15 years of age.
Sangu Water Villa Honeymoon Suite – Situated above Kuredu’s turquoise water, the Sangu Water Villa – Honeymoon Suite is the perfect choice for your special get-away. 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. The spacious interior together with the beautiful sundeck, perfect for sun and stargazing, provide an unrivalled luxury hotel experience. Set closest to the island’s marvellous sandbank, the suite not only enchants with its in-room features, but also with views across one of the Maldives most awe-inspiring stretches of beach.
Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas – Romantic Villas with views of the Indian Ocean line the south-west Beach a few steps from the beautiful lagoon. These Villas have a spacious bedroom and sitting area. They are exquisitely furnished with wrought iron furniture and feature a furnished verandah. Open-air bathrooms with walk-in shower. Guests staying in Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas have Sangu Restaurant as their allocated Restaurant and also have the option of dining in any other main restaurant with a same day table reservation. Each Villa has a spacious secluded garden with a wooden deck and a Jacuzzi. Due to children policy, this room category is not available for reservation with children below 15 years of age.
Deluxe Beach Villas – An family holiday retreat. A large family beach villa on the north-west side of Kuredu with views of the Indian Ocean. Kuredu’s Deluxe Beach Villa is a one-of-a-kind spacious villa on Kuredu’s beautiful north side, providing direct access to the beach and stunning views across the Indian Ocean. The spacious interior can accommodate the villa’s king-sized double bed, plus up to 3 additional single beds, making this room perfect for families travelling to Kuredu. With a short walk across the island to Kuredu’s main facilities, the Deluxe Beach Villa’s central location is perfect for those wanting to take advantage of everything the resort has to offer.
“O” Beach Villas – Romantic Villas with views of the Indian Ocean located at the south-east Beach just a few steps from the beautiful lagoon. These Villas have a spacious bedroom and sitting area. They are exquisitely furnished with wrought iron furniture and feature a furnished verandah. Open-air bathrooms with walk-in shower. ‘O’ Restaurant is their allocated main restaurant and also have the option of using any other main restaurants with same day table reservations. Each Villa has a spacious secluded garden with a wooden deck and a Jacuzzi.. Due to children policy, this room category is not available for reservation with children below 15 years of age.
Jacuzzi Beach Villas – Romantic Villas with views of the Indian Ocean are located at the southern Beach a few steps from the beautiful lagoon. These Villas have a spacious bedroom and sitting area. They are exquisitely furnished with wrought iron furniture and feature a furnished verandah. Open-air bathrooms with walk-in shower. Each Villa has a spacious secluded garden with a wooden deck and a Jacuzzi.. The main restaurant allocated for the guests in Koamas Jacuzzi Beach Villas is the Koamas Restaurant and have the option of using any other main restaurants with same day table reservations.
Premium Beach Villas – Cozy, comfortable Villas with magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, on the fine white beach a few steps from the beautiful lagoon on the south centre part of the island. These Villas have a spacious bedroom and sitting area, a small garden and are exquisitely furnished with wrought iron furniture, romantic open-air bathrooms, walk in shower and feature a furnished verandah. The allocated main restaurant for the guests in Koamas Beach Villa guests is the Koamas Restaurant and have the option of using any of the other main restaurant with same day table reservations.
Beach Bungalows – These Bungalows line up most part of the northern beach of the island and are comfortably furnished with rattan furniture and a spacious open-air bathroom with walk in shower and tastefully done garden. Beach Bungalow reservations could be made for families with members in all ages. Beach Bungalows have four poster beds and can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Bonthi is their allocated main restaurant and does not have any age restrictions.
Beach Villas, An elegant holiday retreat – The Beach Villas are located along the north-east side of Kuredu Resort, providing a chic accommodation option for those opting for a serene, quintessential Maldives haven. Staying in a Beach Villa is perfect for those who are appealed by their neat, elegant layout but wish to have their meals at the resort’s main area, at Koamas restaurant. Note that the use of O’ Resort pool is limited to guests above the age of 12.
Garden Bungalows – Located amidst tastefully landscaped garden just behind the ‘O’ Beach Villas in the north eastern part of the island, the Garden Bungalows are the same as our Beach Bungalows in design and facilities offered. They are just a few steps away from the beach. Garden Bungalows can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. In Garden Bungalows there is an option between double and twin beds. Garden Bungalows could be booked for families in all age groups and Bonthi is the main restaurant for all their meals. All Garden Bungalows was completely refurbished summer 2008.
Bonthi Restaurant is located within the signature building of Kuredu in the centre of the island and it is the main restaurant for the guests in Beach Bungalows for all their meals. Bonthi serves international and local cuisine on rotating theme nights chosen from around the world.
Koamas Restaurant is also situated in the renovated signature building of Kuredu, serving international & local buffets with show cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner for all guests in villas on the southern coast of the island comprising of some Beach Villas, and Jacuzzi Beach Villas.
Sangu Restaurant is the allocated Restaurant for the guests in the Sunset Water Villas. This restaurant accepts guests above 12 years of age only.
The Far East – A culinary journey to the flavour-perfect Japanese cuisine, The Far East is a unique experience for your tasting pleasures. Our chefs’ à la carte and teppanyaki recipes extract the most tantalising flavours from The Far East to create a palette of mouth-watering dishes that will undoubtedly add another pleasant experience to your Kuredu holiday.
Franco’s – A must visit restaurant that serves a wide selection of Mediterranean food delights in a cosy setting. Franco’s menu encompasses quality Spanish, Greek and Italian food highlights. With spices, herbs and other fresh ingredients from our own greenhouse, Franco’s adds to the overall impression of the Maldives being a real culinary haven, with Franco’s resembling your favourite tratoria, taverna or tapas bar. Visit us for a late breakfast, afternoon snacks or treat yourself to the best pizza in the Maldives!
The Beach Shack boasts a delightful combination of fresh, organic dishes in a traditional, beachside atmosphere. The menu encompasses luscious seafood and vegetarian dishes, with a fantastic selection of contemporary and classic options that will please the fussiest of eaters. Treat yourself to delicacies like oysters, lobster, mussels, yellowfin tuna, fresh salads and soups, and regionally inspired dishes from the grill. Leave some room for mouth-watering desserts too! A lot of the produce is locally sourced, pleasing all those who value ‘garden to table’ sustainability.
‘O’ Restaurant with deck spreading over the water on the eastern end of the island has an ambience of being one with nature. This is the allocated restaurant for the new Beach Villas on the north eastern part of the island. This restaurant accepts guests above 12 years of age only.
The Sangu, ‘O’ & Koamas serve wide buffets with show cooking for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Guests in the Sunset Water Villas, Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Beach Villas can also eat in main restaurants other than their allocated restaurant if they choose to with a prior table reservation.
Guests can also enjoy exquisite à’la carte dining at Franco’s, an all-day dining menu featuring Mediterranean cuisine as well as pizza, burgers and sandwiches; The Far East, specializing in authentic Asiancuisine; while the Beach Shack, serves fresh, local seafood and vegetarian dishes. An optional snack menu is also available at the bars, indulgent in – villa dining at your discretion and beautiful Beach Dinners and Veli Dinners, for those private moments. Franco’s , Far East & Beach Restaurant are not included in any meal plan, a table reservation is required.
Babuna Bar is the main bar where the guests have our entertainment & disco’s.
Akiri Bar the quiet bar for the romantic evening, and the bar with free WiFi access.
Pool Bar specialises in cool cocktails like, margaritas, daiquiris. a bar to cool off with fancy cocktails.
Sangu Bar is the Bar for Sangu guests.
‘O’ Bar is luxury entwined with breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean.
Golf Bar quench your thirst with a cold beer or a soft drink after your golf practice.
Sai Kotari is our romantic tea house. Situated at the end of Kuredu harbour, “Sai Kotari” offers from dusk till midnight exclusive tea specialities and a variety of coffee cocktails. The underwater lights allow you watch the ocean life even after sunset.
Sunset Bar at Sangu sand bank is the perfect place to enjoy the most romantic scenery at the island – the sunset.
All Inclusive Package – enjoy the exceptional value of this optional plan, which includes unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage, afternoon tea, one Sunset Cruise;
Room amenities: tropical decor, a king size bed, tile or wood floors, porch with furniture, air-conditioning, verhead ceiling fan, sitting area, minibar refrigerator, Nespresso machine with tea/coffee facilities, IDD telephone, Bluetooth alarm clock or sound bar for streaming music, depending on room categories, personal safe, bathroom with bath accessories, hair dryer, nightly turndown service and complimentary use of beach towels and chaise lounges at the pool and beach. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ with standard UK socket-outlets.
General: 24-hour reception, lobby bar, air conditioner, restaurant, safety box, bar, swim-up bar, beach bar, a la carte restaurants, Beach front, Beach, Pool/beach towels
Entertainment and sports: children playground, outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, beach volley, football playground
Services: transport from/to the airport, Wi-Fi Internet
Paid services: SPA centre, massage, telephone and fax, washing service, doctor, shops, room service, internet, tennis court, diving, Web cafe, golf, golf lessons, transport from/to the airport
Kuredu Island Resort is situated on the northern reef of Lhaviyani atoll, 35 minutes by seaplane from Male’ International Airport;
Distance from downtown area: Male150 km
Distance from airport: Male (MLE)150 km
Reception desk hours
From: 00:00 o’clock
To: 24:00 o’clock
- Water villas reservations are accepted for guests above 15 years of age.
- Only guests above 15 years of age could use Sangu and ‘O’ Resort facilities
Policy about booking cancellation:
- 22 – 35 days prior to arrival: 3 night’s full accommodation as per basis booked
- 0 – 21 days of arrival: 100% of invoice value
- Seaplane transfers amended / cancelled within 5 days prior to arrival dates will be with 100% cancellation fee.
Check-in from: 14:00 o’clock
Check-out until: 12:00 o’clock
Accepted credit cards: American Express, Visa & Master Card.
Charges included in the price: