|Location||Distance from Airport||Transfer Type||No. of Rooms|
|North Male' Atoll||3km. from Malé International Airport||15 mins. from Airport by Speedboat||180 Rooms|
Kurumba Maldives is set on a tropical island in the North Male Atoll, conveniently located a brief 10-minute speedboat ride away from the airport and Male, the Maldivian capital. Dotted with coconut trees that are the island's namesake, Kurumba was the first private island resort in the Maldives. Lush tropical gardens, white sandy beaches, and a vibrant house reef are the hallmarks of this classic Maldivian resort.
The resort will charm you with its unparalleled choice of dining experiences, recreational activities, and entertainment while maintaining idyllic refuges of relaxation to create the perfect balance for a holiday in paradise, perfect for honeymooners and families alike. Kurumba Maldives believes that it is both the small and big touches that make for an enriching holiday. We love providing our guests with small touches to show that we care, and the larger touches to make you feel pampered and recognized. This concept is to make you feel valued and to create a heartfelt holiday allowing you a renewed appreciation for life with a Maldivian twist.
Kurumba Maldives offers an array of eight styles of accommodation, ranging from Superior to the Royal Residence, spread amongst the island's lush tropical gardens with easy access to the beach. Blending rich woods and high-ceilings with the warmth of Maldivian style and design, each room provides a comfortable sanctuary throughout your stay.
Each room is complemented by a walk-in dressing room and bathroom with sandstone tiles, stand-alone tub and indoor and outdoor showers. All bedrooms comes equipped with an in-room safe, private minibar, tea/coffee facilities, satellite TV, internet connection and amenities that have been created by aromatherapists to complement your stay.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 courtyard over a bridge spanning an ornamental pool with a thatched pavilion and daybeds on either side. A patio gives access to a foyer and large sitting room, complete with butler's pantry and guest washroom. 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 bed, verandah onto the beach and a large, luxurious bathroom leading to a private courtyard with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and shaded king-sized daybed. The lounge and diner area serves as a central space for entertaining or dining. Thoughtful touches include a 24 hour Butler, the option of daily à la carte Premium breakfast in Ocean Grill daily afternoon cocktails in the Beach Bar.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 bed overlooking the beach and ocean. This level also features a walk-in dressing room, bathroom with separate glass-walled shower, central marble-sided bathtub and Jacuzzi set in a thatched gazebo. The downstairs space offers a large lounge room with private bar, television and sound system facilities. The ground floor verandah leads out to the beach and lagoon. There is a large private swimming pool in an enclosed courtyard with dining table, sun loungers and or daybeds. This room can be suitable for families or romantic couples seeking privacy, space and a touch of class. Thoughtful touches include a 24 hour Butler, the option of daily à la carte Premium breakfast in Ocean Grill and daily afternoon cocktails in the Beach Bar.Pool Villa
The spacious Pool Villas feature a large bedroom, sitting room and verandah that lead onto the white sands of our island. A private courtyard features a swimming pool, complete with Jacuzzi, set in a peaceful garden with a thatched roof daybed pavilion for relaxation and sunning decks with sun loungers. The rooms are large and open allowing for spacious living. Thoughtful touches include Lavazza coffee machines, I-Home docking station and DVD player to name just a few. Guests staying in the Pool Villas enjoy the option of having Premium à la carte breakfast in Ocean Grill, daily afternoon cocktails in the Beach Bar plus a range of thoughtful touches.Private Villa
The Private Villas are idyllically located on prime beachfront and are consistently the favorite choice for guests seeking spacious comfort and privacy. Featuring a large bedroom, adjoining sitting room and verandah steps away from the beach, the villa is also complemented with a spacious bathroom, a glass-walled shower, bath tub and open courtyard complete with a "rain shower" with an outdoor garden Jacuzzi. Guests staying in the Private Villas enjoy the option of having Premium à la carte breakfast in Ocean Grill, daily afternoon cocktails in the Beach Bar plus a range of thoughtful touches.Family Villa with Jacuzzi
Set in tropical gardens, these villas provide a roomy bedroom and sitting room, perfect for families and couples who desire a spacious getaway. Large open bathrooms feature a glass-walled shower, separate bathtub and an open courtyard complete with a "rain shower" and a private outdoor Jacuzzi. There is a large wardrobe and private bar. The living space lounges can be suitable for additional bedding or a space to relax and read a book or watch a DVD. Family villas have a delightful range of thoughtful touches.Beachfront Deluxe Bungalow
Beachfront Deluxe Bungalows are located just a few short steps from the beach, offering panoramic ocean views. If your dream is to wake up, have a fresh cup of coffee and take a few steps for a swim in the warm clear water, then this is the ideal room for you. These rooms are well appointed and offer a large balcony with panoramic ocean views and daybed which steps onto the white sandy beach. The high-ceiling bedroom is open and airy. A spacious bathroom complete with two washbasins, a glass-walled shower, a free-standing bathtub and an open-air sand and stone-floor shower garden. Guests staying in the Beachfront Deluxe Bungalow enjoy the option of having Premium à la carte breakfast in Ocean Grill plus a range of thoughtful touches.Deluxe Bungalow
Deluxe Bungalows dot the island and are nestled amongst tropical gardens. These are within a short stroll from the beach with ocean views. A sizable outdoor balcony with day bed makes for quiet afternoons enjoying the sea breeze that flow onto the white sand of the island. The high-ceilinged bedroom is spacious with an indoor daybed, flat screen TV and work desk. A spacious open bathroom complete with two washbasins, a glass-walled indoor shower, a free-standing bathtub and an open-air sand and stone-floored shower garden. These rooms are spacious and offer a range of thoughtful touches.Deluxe Room
Well located rooms on the Western side of the island near a beautiful stretch of beach, lagoon and fringing coral reef. The Deluxe rooms are comfortably appointed and decorated, featuring large bathrooms with open shower and separate tub. These rooms are perfect for couples who are seeking a more peaceful location.Superior Room
Roomy and good value accommodation with either downstairs terrace or upstairs with private balcony. The bedroom leads to a bright sizeable open bathroom with a garden and indoor and outdoor showers. Superior rooms are available with double or twin share and additional beds or cots can be placed and offers interconnecting options. These rooms are suitable for families or couples seeking a good value larger room.
Includes a catamaran and wind surf school and offers a range of fun activities - Parasailing with platform boat, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kayaking, Banana Rodeo, Fun Tubes, Sailing Safaris with a skipper and more.
With popular dive sites in close proximity, Kurumba is a favourite with scuba divers. Beginners are especially welcome and an open divers licence could be obtained in a week's diving. The resort's dive school is run to the exacting standard of PADI, with both Maldivian and foreign diving instructors.
Kurumba offers one of the best house reefs within the closer Islands to Male'. This is easily accessible from the beach. Kurumba offers complimentary snorkeling equipment and lessons which is advisable prior to commencing snorkeling.
Kurumba has a recreation team which complete a number of complimentary activities such as guided snorkeling tours, social tennis, beach volleyball to name just a few.
Kurumba offers a variety of Nightly entertainment with regular live bands, DH Party nights, Maldivian Drums and dance, movie under the stars and a Marine Biology presentation.
- Spa: An inner sanctuary of calm and wellbeing surrounded by a reflection pond of healing water and stunning architecture sets the scene for the care and wisdom that radiates from the Veli Spa experience at Kurumba, Maldives. Dedicated to perfection of treatment and standard, our Spa menu includes remedies and rituals to soothe the mind and nourish the body.
- 8 Treatment Rooms.
- Aroma Steam Room.
- Hydrotherapy Pool.
- Refreshing Bucket Shower.
- Relaxation Lounge.
- Yoga Pavilion.
With nine different restaurants offering seven cuisines to choose from, the Kurumba Maldives is a gourmet experience like no other in the Maldives . An intimate candlelit dinner for two on the beach or an indulgent evening in a speciality restaurant or a grand buffet. You are spoilt for choice. And then you can dance the night away in the beach bar where five nights a week a band is in attendance.
Vihamana - Main Restaurant:
The delightful main restaurant at the Kurumba Maldives. Offers gourmet buffets for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. With a different theme buffet every night the restaurant offers all Full and Half Board guests some of the best cuisine options to choose from. Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Lebanese, Italian to name a few. Friday afternoons are Brunch by the seaside and Sunday evening a surprise thrown in every now and then. Vihamana is always a fresh experience. The Restaurant is also open to all bed and breakfast and Room only guests.
The Ocean Grill:
An eclectic selection of fine wines. Ideal for romantic candlelit dinner as well as special groups of 10 to 15. Lavish seafood buffet on Sundays.
"Ocean Winds" - The Hamakaze is the Sushi Bar and Teppen - Yaki counter serving a unique style of cuisine from the Land of The Rising Sun . With a selection of Octopus, Tuna, Salmon, Ell and much more the Hamakaze serve the choicest selection of Sushi and Sahsimi. Sip on a selection of Hot Or Cold sake as the Chef creates one culinary presentation after another on the grill and on to your plate. The Hamakaze is located right next to the Ocean Grill and the Lobster pond.
Arabian Nights at the Kurumba Maldives. Come savour a fare from the mystical Middle East . Grand palatial décor does justice to its name, Al Qasr - The Palace. Set with Arabic and other artefacts from the Middle East the Al Qasr serves traditional Lebanese specialities. Charcoal grilled meats, succulent kebabs, mezze and a variety of dips and pastes.
Cuisine from the royal kitches of North India. Succulent tandoories, curries - some spicy, other subtle, Naan and Paratta breads and luscious desserts make for a dinner fit for a Maharaja.
The Specialty Chinese Restaurant serving oriental delicasies from the Mainland. The Chef serves up superb selections from the Canton and Schezuan regions. With a soft waterfall on one side and a plant garden on another, marble tables and tasteful décor, the restaurant has a very contemporary and cozy look.
Fine Italian cuisine. In an elegant, classical setting. Pesce, proscuitto, jambone, fromaggio. A variety of pastas and risottos. In the flavours of Tuscany and Lombardy, Sardinia and Sicily. Sensuous, full bodied Italian wines. Sinful Tiramisu. Bon Apetito!
Located right opposite the pool the Kurumba café is the laidback all day dining restaurant at the Kurumba Maldives. From a selection of A la carte breakfast items to international favourites and light snacks the coffee shop is the perfect place to grab a quick bite or a small meal. Pastas, sandwiches, burgers, children's menu and select beverages are available at the coffee shop for every taste through the day till late at night. Serves a selection of pizzas from 1130 hrs to 1630 hrs.
The Beach Bar:
The place to chill! Whether you are on the overwater deck gazing at the horizon over a leisurely, meandering lunch or at the stars over fine wine. Or dancing the night away on the classy wooden floor next to the bar inside. The selection of champagne, wines, spirits and liquors here is celestic and vast. A live band is in attendance five nights a week.
The Rendezvous Lounge Karaoke Bar at the Kurumba Maldives is the perfect place to explore your singing talents. Conveniently located in a quiet corner next to the Coffee shop has the choicest selection of spirits, cocktails and liqueurs, it shares the same wine list as the Beach Bar too. Sing away to evergreeen favourites and other top chart hits available to you on the latest top class Karaoke equipment. Your road to Fame and very late nights.
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.
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- SPECIAL OFFERS
MEAL SUPPLEMENT DISCOUNT OFFER
10% Discount on contracted Meal Supplements for Full board All Inclusive (FB AI) and Dine Around all Inclusive (DA AI)
Terms & Conditions
* The above offer is valid for new bookings made from 7 Mar 2013 onwards.
* The above offer is combinable with any offers unless stated.
* The offer code must be stipulated at reservation stage in order for the offer to apply.
* Minimum stay of 4 nights is required in order for the offer to apply.
* All compulsory taxes as per contract will apply.
* All bookings under the offer should be marked as KM-2013/15 for the offer to be applied.
Per Couple per stay
* Honeymoon offer is valid for clients traveling within 6 months from the date of wedding and applicable for all stays of minimum 4 nights also a copy of the wedding certificate to be shown at the resort on request.
* Candlelit dinner at Ocean Grill (menu set by hotel).
* A bottle of wine.
Terms of Offer
* All clients arriving on this offer should be advised to the resort at the time of booking.
* The candlelit dinner is applicable for clients booked on any meal plan.
* If clients are booked on HB /FB / FULL BOARD ALL INCLUSIVE OR DINE AROUND ALL INCLUSIVE, offered normal meal supplements will still apply for the entire stay.
* All Bookings under the offer should be marked as HONEYMOON OFFER for the Offer to be applied.
EARLY BIRD OFFER
Applicable for all stays that are confirmed at least 60 days before the arrival date.
Terms of Offer
* Early Bird discount of 10% off the BB room rate valid for all stays completed between 11th January 2013 to 31st October 2013.
* Offer valid for all room categories and is combinable with free night offer.
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These reviews are the subjective opinions of individual travelers and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.Last 5 reviews
Perfect paradiseWent and stayed recently for 4 nights with my husband and this resort was perfect in every way, the room, staff, food and attention to detail...Went and stayed recently for 4 nights with my husband and this resort was perfect in every way, the room, staff, food and attention to detail. I celebrated my 50th whilst there and the decorated the table at the restaurant and also decorated the bed. This was a perfect holiday and I highly recommend Kurumba resort.Read full review
Touch expensive but then this is Maldivian Delight.Class & Luxury combinedMy experience at Kurumba Maldives was a fantastic, relaxing, comfortable, friendly, and quality five-day escape.All Courtesy Maldivestourister.com which...My experience at Kurumba Maldives was a fantastic, relaxing, comfortable, friendly, and quality five-day escape.All Courtesy Maldivestourister.com which being a bulk agent fr Maldives gave this property to us at real genuine rates though the resort is still costly.Read full review
we reached the resort late night.. the welcome ice cream coconut one was really yum.. it was really refreshing.. No hassles in check in.
My room, though one of the most economic, was lovely - with both indoor and outdoor showers, queen bed and daybed, and balcony overlooking the water and a 15 second walk to the beach. The room was cleaned twice daily, including turndown service.
I took a tour from the agent which is a sea plane ride , boat ride to several island , along the way we witness some wild dolphin , had a BBQ lunch in one of the island where we have to walk through the sea from another island , the tour is well worth it ! Ten minutes boat ride. all cozy and comfortable.. u arrive at Kurumba.. You would meet the friendliest people.
The snorkeling experience in the house reef was fabulous.. I would say the sports team glen, ahmed, are doing a great work. My husband isn't water friendly. but trust me we did snorkel daily.. it just makes you fall in love.. Then the food was excellent.
There are 3 to 4 restaurants at this resort and each restaurant offers the variety of items asking you to eat again and again. Hahah..Food is excellent and the lunch was superb with the huge variety of dishes. The fish curry was tasty. The staffs served with us very kindly and they have smiling face that's the plus point. Really enjoyed the breakfast buffet which had quite a good selection. You need to shell out for other activities like sailing, jet-ski, dolphin watching or going to Male.
There is so much to do on the island and the staff is all so friendly and helpful - in one night they were all able to remember me and that added a little personal touch. The pool staff was extra friendly, keen to chat and take photos for you. The water was great for swimming and the variety of food available was amazing. I would not hesitate to go back to Kurumba!
Exceptional Service and Total RelaxationRight from my very first enquiry to the Resort all the staff, from the General Manager (Jason Kruse) to the gardeners, have offered exemplary polite...Right from my very first enquiry to the Resort all the staff, from the General Manager (Jason Kruse) to the gardeners, have offered exemplary polite, professional service. This is certainly up with the best we have ever had on our extensive travels and is a credit to the resort.Read full review
Everything else about the resort is to the same high standard and cannot be faulted. We are accommodated in a Beachfront Deluxe Bungalow which is perfect for our needs, with all amenities, and only 15Mtrs from the clean white sand beach gently sloping into the sea. There are numerous delightful little extra touches as well, eg., around midday one of the staff will walk along the beach offering guests a complimentary stick of fresh fruit and a small glass of juice....delightful. There is even a clear plastic bag for liquids to be taken through airport security. This attention to detail takes Kurumba to another level.
We have sampled nearly all the restaurants and again cannot fault the quality of the food. The décor and ambience in all the restaurants is also excellent. Even the main restaurant offers an excellent and tasty buffet catering for all tastes.
There is plenty of entertainment on offer as well, some complementary some chargeable, with different options each day advertised via an information sheet left in the room each evening.
OK the resort is only 10min by speedboat from the airport, but in our opinion this is another plus point as it avoids a 30-45min expensive seaplane transfer, so there is some aircraft noise mostly the small seaplanes and mostly during daylight. I note that other reviewers have found this noise intrusive, but for us it is insignificant. The resort is not in direct line with the runway so aircraft pass by rather than over the resort. In our opinion the proximity to Male &apm; other islands, which can easily be visited, plus the short transfer far outweigh the slight inconvenience of planes and boats.
Another point worth noting is that although the staff told us they had 86% occupancy it seemed to us to only be 10-20%. It never felt crowded and therefore offered good privacy and total relaxation. Couples, families and children are all well catered for, and all here, yet the layout of the resort is so good that one can always fine one's own particular space and privacy.
For the "purist" diver there may be better places further away, but for the rest of us Kurumba offers a bit of everything at a competitive price. Put it on your bucket list!
As a rule we do not return to the same place twice....there are too many places to see....HOWEVER Kurumba will be an exception. Oh....and the problem????.........we should have booked a longer stay!
Unforgettable Holidays at Kurumba MaldivesMe and my friend love Kurumba Maldives... The dolphin sunset cruise was amazing. The room itself is already relaxing. There were a lot of activities...Me and my friend love Kurumba Maldives... The dolphin sunset cruise was amazing. The room itself is already relaxing. There were a lot of activities... snorkeling, jetskiing, table tennis etc. The beach is a sight so breath-taking :) And the hotel staff service is truly exceptional. We would definitely recommend this resort to our friends. And for sure we would definitely come back to this place...Read full review
3 thumbs up Kurumba Maldives!
Perfect Family Vacation..We were there during May 2012. Me, my wife and our 20 month old son had our most memorable vacation. We landed at Male airport...We were there during May 2012. Me, my wife and our 20 month old son had our most memorable vacation.Read full review
We landed at Male airport, the representative was waiting for us at the arrival hall. It took us just around 10 mins to reach the resort in their beautiful speed boat. We had booked a Private Villa. but to our surprise we were upgraded to a Pool Villa at no extra cost. We had this wonderful private pool. Our son enjoyed a lot in the pool as well as on the beach.
Spa was another experience to remember..
As we were travelling with an infant, we asked if they could provide infant food. And it was just like the food we prepare for our son at home. We had no trouble with the food quality...
The staffs were friendly and well behaved..
My Verdict: BE THERE ONCE, AND YOU WILL DEFINITELY BE BACK AGAIN.. I am looking for another vacation there very soon...
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