Kurumba was the first resort to open in the Maldives, but over the decades has adapted to offer guests good value modern accommodation and facilities whilst retaining a distinctive Maldivian flavour. Nine different restaurants offer all kinds of international cuisine, from freshly-made wood fire pizza to sushi and Mediterranean cuisine. Fresh seaf ood is another highlight of the menu at Kurumba Maldives. The beach bar featuresregular entertainment, from live bands to DJs. Sit with a glass of wine and listen to the music as you watch baby reef sharks dart through the clear,shallow lagoon beneath the sundeck. The rooms are cosy and contemporary, andthere are eight categories to choose from. Diving, snorkelling, watersports andsunset cruises make your tropical holiday experience complete.
Royal Kurumba Residence: A highlight of luxurious living, the Royal Residence is a two-bedroom suite with two swimming pools and a spacious sundeck overlooking the beach. The entrance is through a court yard over a bridge spanning an ornamental pool with a thatched pavilion and day beds on either side. A patio gives access to a foyer and large sitting room, complete with butler's pantry and guest wash room. Doors on either side of the foyer open into the two wings of the Royal Residence; each wing has a walk-in dressing room, bedroom with king-sized four-poster bed, veranda onto the beach and a large, luxurious bathroom leading to a private court yard with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and shaded king-sized day bed.
Presidential Villa: The Presidential Villas are tastefully appointed to ensure your privacy and comfort throughout your stay.There is a master bedroom on the upper-level with a king-sized four-poster bed over looking the beach and ocean. This level also features a walk-in dressing room, bathroom with separate glass-walled shower and central marble-sided bathtub, and Jacuzzi set in a thatched-roof tower. There is a large sitting room off the beach front veranda on the ground floor which leads out to the beach and lagoon and a private swimming pool in an enclosed courtyard.
Pool Villa: The spacious Pool Villas feature a large bedroom, sitting room and veranda that lead to the beach front gardens. A private court yard features a swimming pool, complete with Jacuzzi,set in a peaceful garden with a thatched roof day bed pavilion for relaxation and sunning decks.
Private Villa: The Private Villas are idyllically located on prime beach front and are consistently the favorite choice for guests seeking spacious comfort and privacy. Featuring large bedroom, adjoining sitting room and veranda steps away from the lagoon, the villa is also complemented with a spacious bathroom with a glass-walled shower, bath tub and open court yard complete with a "rain shower" under a traditional thatched awning and a garden Jacuzzi.
Garden Villa: Set in tropical gardens, these villas provide a roomy bedroom and sitting room, perfect for families and couples who desire a spacious get away. Large bath rooms feature a glass-walled shower, separate bath tub and an open court yard complete with a “rain shower” under a traditional thatched awning and a private Jacuzzi.
Deluxe Bungalow: Deluxe Bungalows dot the island, nestled amongst tropical gardens within a short stroll from the beach. While away quiet afternoons lounging on the daybed of the terrace patio enjoying the sea breeze. The high-ceilinged bedroom is warm and airy. A spacious bathroom complete with two wash basins, a glass-walled shower, a free-standing bath tub and an open-air sand and stone-floored shower garden.
Deluxe Room: Just a few steps to the beach, the Deluxe Rooms are comfortably appointed and decorated. Featuring large bathrooms with open shower and separate tub, these rooms are perfect for couples.
Superior Room: Roomy accommodation with either beach-view terrace or private balcony. The bed room leads to a bright sizeable bathroom partly open to the sky. Superior rooms are available with either ground floor access or second storey access.
Family Villa with Jacuzzi: is set in tropical gardens, these villas provide a roomy bedroom and sitting room, perfect for families and couples who desire a spacious getaway. Large bathrooms feature a glass-walled shower, separate bathtub and an open courtyard complete with a “rain shower” under a traditional thatched awning and a private Jacuzzi. With a luxury size of 103 sq. meter.
RESTAURANT & BAR
Vihamana - Main Restaurant: The main restaurant at Kurumba Maldives offers fresh buffets with a wide array of dishes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. With a different themed buffet every night, the restaurant provides a true dining experience. Examples of our range of evening themed buffets include Maldivian Night, Tastes of Asia, Senses & Spices, South American, International, Pan Asian and Mediterranean. Vihamana is always a fresh experience.
Ocean Grill: The Ocean Grill is located on the edge of the beach with an over water deck offering a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean. The menu is inspired by Maldivian and Indian Ocean cuisine, matched with quality grills that are seasoned with flavoured salts and spices. Ocean Grill is about discovering the taste of the Maldives in a beach-side al fresco setting.
The Hamakaze: Meaning “Ocean Winds", Hamakaze is the Sushi Bar and Teppen-yaki counter serving a unique style of cuisine from the Land of the Rising Sun. Your chef will prepare and cook your meal in front of you with skill and flair. With a selection of ocean fresh sea food and much more, Hamakaze is an enjoyable and lively dining experience.
Al Qasr: Experience Arabian Nights at Kurumba Maldives. Come and savour fare from the mystical Middle East. Grand palatial décor does justice to its name, Al Qasr - The Palace. Set with Arabic and other Middle Eastern artifacts, Al Qasr serves traditional Lebanese specialties -charcoal grilled meats, succulent kebabs, mezze and a variety of dips.
Kurumba Mahal: Cuisine from the far reaches of Northern India. On offer is a mouth watering selection of traditionally cooked authentic dishes with an emphasis on flavour – flavor some tandoories, curries - some spicy, others subtle - naan and paratta breads and sweet desserts combine to create a dinner fit for a Maharaja.
Ming Court: Serving a wide selection of traditional dishes from the Canton and Schezuan regions of China, Ming Court offers wonderful flavors of the East set in a contemporary Oriental setting.
La Cucina: Italian cuisine, served in an elegant setting with friendly and warm service. The menu is modern yet inspired by the hearty flavors of Tuscany and Lombardy, Sardinia and Sicily.
Kurumba Café: Located opposite the main pool, Kurumba Café is the laid back all-day dining restaurant at Kurumba Maldives. For a selection of international favorites, including sandwiches, burgers, pizza and Asian favorites, the Café is the perfect place to grab a quick bite or a meal.
The Kurumba Café menu is also available at poolside tables, and on Raha Beach at pool side, where you can dine with your feet in the sand under a palm tree looking at the ocean.
The Beach Bar: For many guests, the evening begins at the Beach Bar (not to mention, many an afternoon!!) for enjoying the lovely twilight hours while sipping creative cocktails. This open-air pavilion features a wide over water deck, perfect for enjoying the passing marine life throughout the day and night. A combination of live bands and dj's, as well as avast selection of cool chill-out tunes creates a relaxed mood for many an enjoyable evening.
Sand Bar: Located on the western end of the island, this bar is perfect for a refreshing beverage or light snack with your feet in the sand. This is an ideal place to watch the sun setting over the Indian Ocean.
Rendezvous Lounge: Rendezvous Lounge Karaoke Bar at Kurumba Maldives is the perfect place to explore your singing talents. Conveniently located in a quiet corner next to Kurumba Café, it offers a choice selection of spirits, cocktails, liqueurs and an array of wines from around the world.
Sounds Of The Sea Dining: Romantic bespoke dining – created just for you. Spend a private evening dining on the beach with your love done to enjoy the simple pleasures of an enchanting evening – the perfect meal,a starlit sky and the soft waves of the Indian Ocean.
Champagne Breakfast: Wake up to a Breakfast with a splash of sunshine on your face, the lap of waves at your feet and the sparkle of champagne on your lips. Your choice of breakfast foods is served at the ocean’s edge by your own personal butler.
- Two Swimming Pools
- Two Kiddie Pools
- Three Flood-Lit Tennis Courts
- Social Tennis
- Sports Area
- Ping Pong
- DVD Library
- Computer Stations
- Complementary Snorkel Equipment
- Two Boutiques
- Children’s Activities
- Board Games
- Orchid Nursery
- Wine Tastings
WATER SPORTS & DIVING
The Water Sports Centre is located near the Dive Centre and offers a wide array of activities.
- Snorkeling Equipment (complimentary)
- Sea Kayaks
- Water Skiing
- Tube Riding
- Wake Boarding
- Para sailing
- Banana Boat
- Wind surfing Lessons
- Sailing Lessons
- Snorkel Instructions
The Water Sports team can assist with snorkelling safety information and lessons if you want to improve your skills.
Diving Centre: Euro Divers offers diving at Kurumba Maldives and many of the best dive sites in the region are within a 5 -30 minute boattrip from the resort. Dive sites to explore include Manta Point, wreck dives and some of the best drift dives in The Maldives. The dive centre is fully equipped with state of the art dive gear and nitrox.
Snorkeling: The Kurumba Maldives lagoon is surrounded by wave breakers that reduce waves and currents which makes it excellent for snorkeling. Withan average depth of 1 – 1.5 metres, it is easy to find small coral out crops with a variety of marine life. Outside the wave breakers, there is a greater variety of coral reef, which is home to varied fish and sea creatures, including sting rays, turtles, a vast array of colourful fishes.
The Spa at Kurumba centres on a fine blend of tradition, simplicity, local and natural ingredients. The objective of this is to immerse guests with an authentic, time-honoured and yet contemporary Maldivian experience, providing them with asense of place and deep appreciation and respect for local nature and tradition. The virtues of Virgin Coconut Oil, milk and water, create the flow of the journey in the Spa at Kurumba The ingredients used in all the Signature treatments and Rituals are pure and freshly derived from nature and indigenousto the Maldives, there by enhancing and promoting a quality and definitive atoll experience. They are designed with the creative use of coconut in its most diverse forms: coconut virgin oil and coconut nectar, coconut milk and water, fresh and dried coconut meat, coconut husks and coconut wooden tools! Coconut oil is the core ingredient used because not only is it such a significant partof Maldivian culture but also for its wonderfully healing and rich qualities in abundance.
WEDDINGS & HONEYMOONS
Renew your vows in paradise...with sand beneath your feetand wind in your hair, live a timeless moment when you are one with nature.Kurumba offers you one of the most stunning Maldives wedding venues along witha host of distinguished services and facilities to ensure a memorable event.
You may choose to perform your ceremony on a white sandy beach or in private gazebo overlooking the waters.
The resort offers the most complete and largest conferencing and meeting facilities in when compares, with an array of available meeting venues in the Maldives. Meeting rooms range from a ballroom, to a collection of private breakout VIP rooms and Board rooms, as well as state of the art audio visual equipment and support services. Kurumba’s main convention hall is well-appointed with high ceilings and is an open room without pillars obscuring your delegates’ views. This meeting space can cater for up to 250 guests in a variety of layouts.
There is also a choice of 4 breakout rooms plus a VIP lounge and a Board room. Other restaurants can be used through out the day for additional spaces as required.
Kurumba Maldives is set on a tropical island in the North Male Atoll, conveniently located a brief 10-minute speed boat ride away from the airport and Male, the Maldivian Capital. Dotted with coconut trees that are the island’s name sake, Kurumba was the first private island resort in The Maldives. Lush tropical gardens, white sandy beaches, and a vibrant House Reef are the hall marks of this classic Maldivian resort.