Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, home to elegant beach residences with private pools, stunning water villas overlooking the shimmering lagoon, and the largest freshwater swimming pool in the Maldives, is a 5-star luxury tourist resort located a mere 30-minutes comfortable speedboat ride from Velana International airport.
Into its second year, the resort has made various enhancements to elevate the guest experience. In addition to the turquoise blue lagoon in front of the villas, the newly added large freshwater pools allow guests to switch between a dip in their private pool or swim in the clear lagoon. The living rooms in the Two Bedroom Family Villas, Three Bedroom Beach Residence and Private Pool, and Three Bedroom Beach Retreat with Private Pool redefine the space for families to share time with loved ones.
From adventure seekers to spa enthusiasts, Kuda Villingili offers a unique experience for everyone. Seven unique dining options impresses with cuisine ranging from Asia to the Middle East and the West. The Restaurant, inspired by Fire, Earth and Ocean, combines three chic and sophisticated spaces. Focusing on natural and organic ingredients to prepare the most exemplary dishes, from steak to Asian cuisine and seafood specialities. The Hawkers, located at the heart of the island by the main pool, captivates with open kitchens where guests can glimpse the chefs’ preparing dishes from the Mediterranean, Asian and the Middle East. Furthermore, guests enjoy the symbiotic fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine found in the creative menus of the beach-side Mar Umi Restaurant.
The Ocean Wonders Spa is a paradigm of relaxation with eight self-contained spa villas overlooking the ocean, set on a private sand bank.
A fully equipped gym, two state-of-the-art tennis courts, and an elevated yoga pavilion with daily classes encapsulate the wellness journey. The expertly curated treatments at the spa are inspired by South Asian specialities, including lava shell and raw baby coconut massage, to Ayurvedic therapies, including Shirodhara and Prishtabhyangam with Kizhi.
Families of all ages can enjoy the facilities at Kuda Villingili; with breath-taking dive sites and unique excursions, the resort offers numerous adventurous water sports activities such as kite surfing, jet boarding, jet skiing and surfing. Located steps from the famed Chicken’s Break, a reef stretch creating impressive clean 10-second barrels, make it an ideal spot for intermediate and experienced surfers.
Kuda Fiyo Children’s Club has an expert team to create days packed with engaging, educative, and ultimately fun activities. Little guests may try their hands at creative workshops, nature celebrations and bamboo dancing, sandcastle competitions and treasure hunts.
The marine conservation programme enlightens young minds about nature and efforts to preserve the beauty of the Maldives and its marine life.
Prices from £4,699 pp for 7 nights full board, inclusive of a Beach or Water Villa with pool, drinks included, transfers, a floating breakfast, 60min massage per person, and a shared sunset cruise.
Travel dates June or September flying with British Airways direct from London Heathrow.