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Makunudu Island Hotel

Explore an intimate tropical hideaway nestled in the North Malé Atoll of the Maldives, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Guests can stay in luxurious Deluxe Bungalows that feature modern amenities with traditional touches. Culinary experiences range from beachside private dining to treehouse romantic meals, while the Aavun Spa provides rejuvenating treatments. The retreat also offers a plethora of activities including diving, water sports, and cultural entertainment, ensuring an unforgettable island escape.

Amidst the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, on the cusp of the North Malé Atoll, lies a secluded haven that epitomizes the essence of an intimate tropical escape. This idyllic retreat is more than just a destination; it's a harmonious blend with the Maldives' natural splendor, offering a sanctuary for those yearning to disconnect from the frenetic pace of modern life and reconnect with nature's rhythms.

As guests step onto the island, they are enveloped by the lush greenery and the gentle sounds of waves caressing the shore. The property invites visitors to delve into the verdant surroundings, where the air is perfumed with the scent of exotic flora. The adventure begins with a 45-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport, whisking travelers away to this hidden gem where time seems to stand still, and a natural sandbank beckons just moments away from the island's embrace.

Deluxe Bungalows

A Tapestry of Comfort and Maldivian Charm

The property proudly presents its collection of 36 Deluxe Bungalows, each a testament to Maldivian architecture and hospitality. These bungalows are strategically placed among the beachfront's emerald foliage, offering privacy and direct access to the soft, sandy beaches. They stand as a tribute to the rich cultural tapestry of the Maldives, with their design and ambiance resonating with the island's vibrant spirit.

Deluxe Amenities for a Luxurious Stay:

  • Open-air garden shower rooms blend seamlessly with nature for a refreshing experience

  • Full air-conditioning complemented by ceiling fans ensures comfort tailored to every guest's preference

  • Customised furniture that showcases the finesse of local artisans

  • Teak writing desks and rocking chairs, creating a nook for contemplation or leisurely reading

  • King or twin beds featuring Sealy mattresses promise a slumber as deep as the ocean

  • Pull-out mini bars, thoughtfully stocked to quench every thirst

  • In-room tea & coffee facilities provide a warm welcome at any hour

  • Eco-friendly bathroom amenities & toiletry kits reflect a commitment to sustainability without compromising luxury

  • Hair dryers, personal in-room safes, and wireless internet access cater to the needs of the contemporary traveler

Culinary Delights: A Feast for the Senses

Ara Iru Restaurant: A Symphony of Flavors

At the heart of the property's gastronomic offerings is Ara Iru Restaurant, a culinary oasis where the day begins with the promise of a new sunrise. Here, guests can savor an array of traditional local dishes that tell the story of the islands alongside a selection of international cuisine that speaks a universal language of taste. For those seeking an even more personalized dining experience, Private Dining menus set the stage for unforgettable evenings with a private table on the beach under a canopy of stars.

Malaafath: An Enclave of Romance

Perched within the canopy of the island's lush greenery, Malaafath emerges as a secluded dining venue designed for moments of romance. Whether celebrating an anniversary or simply the joy of togetherness, this private treehouse setting offers a bespoke menu that will enchant the palate and create memories to cherish.

Miyaru Bar: Refreshment by the Sea

Steps away from the water's edge, Miyaru Bar stands ready to quench the thirst of sun-kissed guests returning from their oceanic explorations. It's the quintessential spot to unwind with a cool drink in hand, feeling the powdery white sand beneath your feet.

Sand Bar: An Evening Retreat

As the day transitions to dusk, the Sand Bar becomes a lively gathering place where guests can indulge in expertly crafted cocktails and a curated selection of wines. The atmosphere is charged with the energy of live music and the rhythmic beats of Bodu Beru dancers, encapsulating the vibrant nightlife of the Maldives.

Sunset Bar: Toasting to Day's End

Echoing the laid-back vibe of Miyaru Bar, the Sunset Bar offers a serene setting in which to enjoy a beverage while the sky paints itself with the hues of sunset. It's a daily spectacle that never ceases to amaze and serves as the perfect backdrop for reflection or celebration.

Aavun Spa: A Sanctuary Within a Sanctuary

In the realm of Aavun Spa, tranquility takes on a new meaning. Guests are invited to embark on a journey of rejuvenation with a spa menu that caters to every whim:

  • Custom facials designed to enhance the natural radiance of each individual's skin

  • Body scrubs that utilize the finest natural ingredients to exfoliate and renew gently

  • Head and body massages crafted to melt away tension and restore a sense of well-being

  • Wellness packages that combine various treatments, offering a comprehensive approach to relaxation and health

Activities and Amenities: The Essence of Island Adventure and Leisure

Water Sports and Diving: Embrace the Ocean's Call

For adventurers and marine life aficionados, the property's water sports center and diving school present a plethora of activities to ignite the spirit of exploration:

  • Scuba Diving: With Dive Ocean's PADI-certified courses, guests can plunge into the depths to encounter the vibrant ecosystems of coral reefs teeming with life.

  • Snorkeling: Guided snorkeling tours offer a window into the mesmerizing world beneath the waves, right around the property's own reef.

  • Wind Surfing: Harness the power of the wind and master the art of surfing atop the ocean's surface with the guidance of seasoned instructors.

  • Catamaran Sailing: Glide across the atoll's crystalline waters, learning the art of sailing with available catamaran rentals and lessons.

  • Kayaking: Navigate the tranquil lagoons and picturesque coastline in single or tandem kayaks, embracing the calmness of the sea.

  • Jet Skiing: Experience the exhilaration of speed and freedom as you jet across the open waters with the wind as your companion.

Land Activities: Discover the Joy of Island Life

For those who find solace in terra firma, the property does not disappoint, offering a variety of land-based activities:

  • Beach Volleyball: Challenge friends to a friendly match on the sands as the sun dips below the horizon.

  • Yoga Sessions: Engage in the practice of yoga amidst the serenity of outdoor settings, connecting mind, body, and spirit.

  • Fitness Center: Keep up with fitness routines in a well-equipped gym that offers views as invigorating as the workout.

  • Cooking Classes: Dive into the flavors of the Maldives with cooking classes that reveal the secrets behind the local cuisine.

Entertainment and Relaxation: Unwind in Paradise

Beyond the rush of adrenaline, the property also provides ample opportunities for relaxation and cultural engagement:

  • Live Music and Dancing: Immerse yourself in the local culture with performances that showcase the island's musical heritage and dance traditions.

  • Stargazing: Under the vast expanse of the night sky, stargazing becomes a magical activity, thanks to minimal light pollution.

  • Sandbank Excursions: Embark on trips to the nearby sandbank for picnics, sunbathing, or intimate escapes, surrounded by nothing but the ocean.

This Maldivian retreat is a tapestry woven with experiences that cater to every desire, from the thrill of adventure to the bliss of relaxation, all set against the backdrop of unparalleled natural beauty and cultural richness. Every stay promises to be an anthology of moments that capture the heart and soul of the Maldives.

Explore the Brand

Makunudu Island Hotel is a boutique luxury resort situated in the heart of the Maldives' North Malé Atoll. Renowned for its intimate setting and pristine natural environment, the hotel offers guests an exclusive escape from the ordinary. With 36 Deluxe Bungalows that blend traditional Maldivian architecture with modern amenities, Makunudu Island provides a tranquil retreat amidst lush tropical greenery and white sandy beaches. The resort's dining options include the Ara Iru Restaurant, Malaafath elevated dining, and beachside bars, all offering a fusion of local and international flavors. Guests can indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments at Aavun Spa or partake in a variety of water sports and diving adventures facilitated by the on-site Dive Ocean school. Makunudu Island Hotel is dedicated to delivering an authentic and luxurious Maldivian experience, where serene relaxation meets adventure in an idyllic island paradise.

Cinnamon Ellaidhoo
Embudu Village
Kurumba Maldives

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