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 and quiet spaces of relaxation to create the perfect balance for a holiday in paradise, perfect for honeymooners and families alike.
Michaela recently visited Kurumba, as well as a number of other incredible resorts in the Maldives. Read all about her trip – HERE.
Kurumba was the first resort we visited in the Maldives. It is a fantastic island for ease of transfers, dining choices, facilities, beaches & snorkeling. Kurumba is especially good if you are worried about not having enough to do its got a huge range of facilities and plus Male is onl a few minutes away. Kurumba is excellent value regardless of which room category or meal plan you choose.
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.
Kurumba Maldives offers an array of eight styles of accommodation, ranging from Superior to the Royal Residence, spread amongst the islands 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.
Superior Room (74 sqm) – Roomy accommodation with either beach-view terrace or private balcony. The bedroom leads to a bright sizeable bathroom partly open to the sky. Superior rooms are available with either ground floor access or second storey access.
Deluxe Room (50 sqm) – 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.
Deluxe Bungalow (74 sqm) – 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 washbasins, a glass-walled shower, a free-standing bathtub and an open-air sand and stone-floored shower garden.
Garden Villa (103 sqm) – 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.
Private Villa (103 sqm) – The Private Villas are idyllically located on prime beachfront and are consistently the favourite choice for guests seeking spacious comfort and privacy. Featuring large bedroom, adjoining sitting room and verandah steps away from the lagoon, the villa is also complemented with a spacious bathroom with a glass-walled shower, bath tub and open courtyard complete with a “rain shower” under a traditional thatched awning and a garden Jacuzzi. Additional benefits of the Private Villa include Premium A la Carte Champage Breakfast between 8am – 11am daily at Ocean Grill & free flow of cocktails & canapes between 5pm – 7pm daily at The Beach Bar.
Pool Villa (200 sqm) – The spacious Pool Villas feature a large bedroom, sitting room and verandah that lead to the beachfront gardens. 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. Additional benefits of the Pool Villa include Premium A la Carte Champage Breakfast between 8am – 11am daily at Ocean Grill & free flow of cocktails & canapes between 5pm – 7pm daily at The Beach Bar.
Presidential Villa (255 sqm) – 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 overlooking 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 beachfront verandah on the ground floor which leads out to the beach and lagoon and a private swimming pool in an enclosed courtyard. Additional benefits of the Private Villa include Premium A la Carte Champage Breakfast between 8am – 11am daily at Ocean Grill & free flow of cocktails & canapes between 5pm – 7pm daily at The Beach Bar. There is a also a private butler.
Restaurants & Bars
With nine different restaurants to choose from, offering cuisine from all over the world including local specialties, Kurumba is a gourmet experience like no other island resorts in the Maldives.
Vihamana – 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.
Ocean Grill – located on the edge of the beach with an overwater 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.
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 seafood 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. 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 mouthwatering selection of traditionally cooked authentic dishes with an emphasis on flavour – flavoursome 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 flavours 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 flavours of Tuscany and Lombardy, Sardinia and Sicily.
Kurumba Cafe located opposite the main pool, Kurumba Cafes the laidback all-day dining restaurant at Kurumba Maldives. For a selection of international favourites, including sandwiches, burgers, pizza and Asian favourites, the Cafes the perfect place to grab a quick bite or a meal.
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 overwater deck, perfect for enjoying the passing marine life throughout the day and night. A combination of live bands and djs, as well as a vast 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 – the perfect place to explore your singing talents. Conveniently located in a quiet corner next to Kurumba Cafe it offers a choice selection of spirits, cocktails, liqueurs and an array of wines from around the world.
Room Service, Sounds Of The Sea Dining, Romantic bespoke dining, & Champagne Breakfast are all available on request.
Leisure & Sports Facilities
- Two Swimming Pools
- Two Childrens Pools
- Three Flood-Lit Tennis Courts
- Sports Area
- Two Boutiques
- Childrens Activities
- Water Sports Centre
- Euro Divers Dive Centre
The Spa at Kurumba – 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 a sense of place and deep appreciation and respect for local nature and tradition.