Welcoming You to Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island – Indian Ocean’s Leading New Resort 2013

Coco Prive Aerial View

By: Mujah Muneer

The recipient of this year’s Indian Ocean Leading New Resort award at World Travel Awards this year was Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island, by locally owned hotel chain Coco Collection.

Regarded by many as one of the finest private getaways, Kuda Hithi Resort offers an absolute escape from the anxieties of daily life. The North Male’ Atoll island presents unmatched luxury  alongside innovative and modern design by prominent architect Guz Wilkinson, making the island the perfect natural haven for privacy-seeking visitors.

Coco Privé Kuda Hithi IslandThe island embraces a unique blend of five luxury villas complementing a grand Master Residence, thus accommodating up to 12 guests. Guests can be ensured the pleasure of magnificently built accommodation, offering a perfect balance of natural ambience and spacious tactile brilliance. The Master Residence comprises of two levels; of which the upper level consists of an open bedroom, living area, and spacious bathroom adjacent to a private deck with a breathtaking view of the azure sea and vibrant turquoise reef alongside a sunken lounge and Jacuzzi. Furthermore, the lower level offers additional amenities such as a library, a fabulous cocktail bar, gymnasium and steam shower.  The five luxury villas also have two private pools along with a shared infinity pool, meaning guests are never too far away from a relaxing private swim.

The island hideaway also offers plentiful outdoor dining and entertainment within the serene beauty of the island, while picturesque spots around the island such as the raised fire pit and fabulously stocked wine-cellar will surely thrill visitors. Guests are assured exquisite dishes of their desire by the resort’s chef and F&B staff around the clock in addition to a free flow of exclusive beverages, and they may also choose to dine at any of the five classy restaurants at the nearby Bodu Hithi resort owned by the hotel chain.

Other Key Amenities on offer at the Island:Coco Prive Diving

  • Personal Host Service
  • Daily spa treatment with dedicated spa therapist
  • Complimentary water sport activities including Wind Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking and Snorkelling
  • Scuba Dives for certified divers with qualified dive master

The island is located 30 KM north of Male’ International Airport, and visitors would be escorted to the destination via private transfer arranged by the resort. To arrange your holidays at Coco Privé Kuda Hithi or any other Maldivian resort, contact us at www.maldivestraveller.com



Four Season Resorts Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013 To Return This August

Source: Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings UK            

Kuda Hura SurfingReturning for the 3rd time, the highly anticipated Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013 is set to start from the 26th of august to 2nd September 2013. This internationally acclaimed event with a winning prize of USD 25,000 to the champion is set to feature six ex-world champions. The surfing competition which is recognized as the most luxurious surfing event in the world has three main divisions of surfboard: retro single-fins, twin-fins and contemporary triple-fin thrusters

This year’s event is also hyped due to the return of Australian surfing legend andSunrise Water Bungalow With Pool two-time world champion, Damien “Dooma” Hardman (Narrabeen, New South Wales, Austrailia). Hardman has admitted he was thrilled at the prospect of returning to the Four Season’s property of Kuda Hura not only for surfing but also due to its luxurious surrounding. He was quoted as commenting that his wife is as excited as him about returning to beautiful holiday destination.

This even is organized in conjunction with luxury surf pioneers Tropicsurf of Noosa, Asutrailia and will one again feature a domestic Four Seasons Maldives Four Seasons Explorer in the horizonTrophy. This showcase would feature local Maldivians battling it out for the national champion’s title with a prize money worth 25,000 MVR. Both of the Surfing Champions and Domestic Champion events competitors would be hosted aboard the luxury Four Seasons Explorer surf vessel. At night you can expect all of the competitors, judges and spectators to mingle about at the Kuda Huraa Four Seasons Resorts beach for cocktails and dinner.

Event Coordinator Mark Winson of Tropicsurf, commenting on the year’s competition was quoted as expecting this years event to be the best one yet. With a strong number of international competitors from all corners of the globe being assembled, it would be certainly a treat for all enthusiasts of the sport.

For those wishing to view this amazing treat it is possible to book a room at Kuda Huraa. With special packages on offer, this would be a once in a lifetime opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the legends in surfing while experiencing a brilliant holiday in the award winning resort Kuda Hura, voted number one in the Maldives by Conde Nast Traveller Readers Travel Awards 2012.

Kuda huraa Four Seasons Infinity Pool

Atmosphere Kanifushi to open in November

Source: Breaking Travel News

The upcoming resort brand “Atmosphere” is set to launch its first property in theAtmosphere-Kanifushi-Maldiv-250x167 Maldives, Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives in the beautiful holiday destination this November.

Kanifushi Island located in the Lhaviyani Atoll of the Maldives is only a short 30 minute sea plane ride away from the countries Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. Guests arriving to this new destination would be treated to a spectacular aerial show of the hundreds of islands below and the glistening bright blue sea enroute to the resort.

Atmosphere Kanifushi, which is to officially open its doors on the 1st of November 2013, is a five star resort that encompasses of over 2 kilometers of pristine white sandy beaches, a beautiful turquoise lagoon and a natural coral reef. The resort is to contain over 150 state of the art Sunset View villas, set among the lush green vegetation of the island. Providing seclusion and a direct access to the amazing beaches, Atmosphere Kanifushi promises exclusivity and luxury. The resort has a further three more categories of villas, all with open-air bathrooms, outdoor private areas, internet access and top of the line high tech amenities.

The other categories that Atmosphere Kanifushi is to introduce includes spacious Junior suites that contains an additional lounging area, family villas that interconnect to ensure that your loved ones are never too far away and finally magnificent Pool Villas with a large verandah and a plunge pool. The choices are abundant for all types, whether it be families looking for a good time or a honeymoon couple looking for the perfect start to their wedded life.

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives embraces the Atmosphere brand image of projecting a perfect balance of bliss, tranquility, fun and value. The leisure facilities to be opened in this wonderful resort include “Akiri Spa”, a PADI licensed dive center and international dining options to be served to the patrons of the resort.

This new venture by Atmosphere looks to be an exciting new addition to its already impressive list of destinations and is poised to be one of its most well rounded and popular destinations.

Atmosphere Kanifushi

Luxury chain COMO to open ‘Maalifushi’ in October 2013

By: Mujah Muneer


Renowned international hotel chain COMO is set to unveil the unspoiled beauties of Thaa Atoll for visitors, with their resort ‘Maalifushi by COMO’ to be opened in October 2013. The first luxury resort island to be opened in the atoll known as ‘Kolhumadulu’ by locals, ‘Maalifushi’ will offer a sumptuous array of overwater villas and garden suites within the private island designed by Japanese architect Koichiro Ikebuchi.

COMO presents the island resort as a tranquil family retreat, where all accommodation including the 33 overwater villas, 33 garden villas, suites and rooms reflect nature and cultural authenticity, and are spread amid the exuberant foliage of the tropical island. Children can be left to safely wander the unique beauty of the 8 hectare ‘Maalifushi’, and the resort offers the finest childcare and amenities as desired by families. ‘Maalifushi’ resort also offers family-friendly excursions such as beachside picnics and snorkeling, made more delightful with the abundance of nearby uninhabited islands and the presence of sealife such as manta-rays and dolphins in surrounding waters.

Visitors can be guaranteed a warm hospitality by passionate staff at the five-star resort, and a selection of restaurants and bars within the island promises to offer diverse options of luxury cuisine for guests throughout their stay. ‘Maalifushi’ island also hosts the award-winning luxury spa ‘COMO Shambhala Retreat’ – encompassing treatment rooms, open-air yoga pavilion, large pool, relaxation area, spa shop, and well equipped gym – where guests can relax under the guidance of top health therapists.


Due to the island’s location within one of the most unspoiled and previously untouched atolls of the Maldives Islands, dive enthusiasts can be assured an unparalleled view of the underwater beauty of the Maldivian oceans. Visitors can immerse themselves in introductory diving lessons or full PADI courses at the resort island; an experience that would no doubt make their holidays truly memorable.

The resort island promises an unrivalled and inimitable holiday experience, where guests can create once-in-a -lifetime memories, comforted by the seclusion assured within the scenic island, and enclosed by pristine white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters.

Other Facilities & Services:

• Swimming pool
• Watersports & Dive centre, with complementary use of non-motorised water sports equipment, snorkelling equipment and daily snorkelling trips
• Resort boutique
•‘Madi ‘ restaurant offering all-day-dining, serving Maldivian, international and healthful COMO Shambhala Cuisine
•‘Tai’ restaurant serving Japanese cuisine with a sunken sushi and teppanyaki bar.
•’Thila’ bar
• Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet connection throughout the resort
• Complimentary use of the guest lounge, incorporating PC/Mac stations and flatscreen TV

Maalifushi-Maldives-Over water

Maldivian Resorts

With the emergence of Maldives as a tourist destination in the 1970’s, it has not looked back and is now regarded as one of the most prestigious and amazing island destinations in the world. With its unique feature of having one resort per island, the Maldives offers its guests seclusion, privacy and intimacy.

Now featuring over a hundred resorts, each unique on its own right; Maldives can be your perfect holiday destination, be it honeymoon,family vacations or a spa getaway.

We at Maldives Traveller, aim to provide you with an extensive coverage of some of the most prestigious and exclusive resorts in the Maldives. Each hotel is selected for its dedication to the highest standard of luxury, unique sophistication and surrounding innovative facilities