Recently relaunched, Kuda Villingili in North Malé Atoll (kudavillingili.com) has announced a new suite of villas and residences to complement its 5* resort offering located just a 30-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport in Malé. The beautiful offering of 75 one-to-four-bedroom villas is home to elegant beach retreats with private pools, through to captivating water villas. These are perfectly designed for couples, families and celebratory groups.
New for the 2022/23 winter sun season, 28 water villas have seen the addition of private pools overlooking the ocean. New beach residences with private pools launch, including a three-bedroom beach retreat – The Suite – with an oversized swimming pool directly facing the shimmering lagoon. The interiors of each residence capture the relaxed and elegant spirit of the Maldives with Asian eclectic style complemented by traditional Maldivian arts and fabrics.
Kuda Villingili, Maldives
From adventure seekers to spa enthusiasts, Kuda Villingili offers a Maldives experience for all. The resort is home to an impressive array of dining options with three restaurants. Fine dining in ‘The Restaurant’ is inspired by Fire, Earth and Ocean. Concepts focus on natural and organic ingredients to prepare the most exemplary of dishes from steak, to Asian cuisine and seafood specialities. Pool-side, The Hawker’s sharing style plates celebrate street-food tastes from across the Mediterranean, Asia and Far East, prepared in captivating open-kitchens. In addition, guests enjoy the symbiotic fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine found on 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 sea, set on a private sand bank. A fully-equipped gym, two state-of-the-art tennis courts, beach volleyball, an elevated yoga pavilion with daily complimentary classes. The expertly curated treatment programme is 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 enjoy the facilities of the Kuda Fiyo Children’s Club where the expert team create days packed with engaging, educative and ultimately fun activities. Little guests may try their hands at creative workshops, nature celebrations and bamboo dancing, to sand castle competitions and treasure hunts. The marine conservation programme enlightens young minds to nature and efforts to preserve the beauty of the Maldives and its marine life.
Active guests find Kuda Villingili is brimming with options above and below the waves. The Resort is one of the best located in the Maldives for surfing. It is just moments from the famed Chicken Break, a reef stretch creating clean 10 second barrells. Surf boards and equipment and lessons are available for guests. The Resort’s expert dive team facilitate dives in North Malé’s best spots, including PADI courses for guests eight years upwards. Snorkel to spot manta rays and reef sharks and head out at sunset to witness the unique glow of the fluorescent marine life.
Stay at Kuda Villingili from £1000 per night, based on two sharing. This includes bed and breakfast and is inclusive of all applicable taxes. For more information and to book, visit https://www.kudavillingili.com/