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Kurumba Maldives

Overview

The very first private island resort in the Maldives. Kurumba draws on its proud history, charismatic character and heartfelt service, to offer compelling and diverse experiences amid a stunning island setting. Just 10 minutes by speedboat from the airport and Malé.

Superior Bungalow

Late mornings, woken by the warming light. Spacious surrounds. The aroma of fresh coffee rouses your senses. A refreshing shower in the garden bathroom, a cool breeze wafts through.

A moment of privacy, before the children rush in from the adjoining room. The sparkling lagoon beckons. You hurry onwards. Sand between your toes. Later in the day, curled up with a good book on your private terrace. Serene. Alone. Time for yourself.

Deluxe Bungalow

Awaken to the exotic song of birds. A tropical garden surrounds you, sea breezes weave their gentle way through. Your deluxe bungalow nestled in greenery . The delight of an open-plan bathroom and oversized free-standing bath. A revitalising rinse in the garden shower, the cool texture of sand and stone underfoot. Air-dry on the outdoor daybed, pinpricks of blue through
the foliage. A dip in the sparkling sea.

Beach Front Deluxe Bungalow

The inviting scent of premium coffee. You rise leisurely, tracing the high ceiling beams.

Venture outside to your private terrace with stunning ocean panorama. Breakfast at Thila, a premium selection cooked to order. Beachside basking, day in, day out. Perfect serenity. Steps from your daybed onto the powdery beach. A brief swim, then showering behind glass walls.

Sunsets at Athiri Bar just a stroll away.

Garden Pool Villa

The extra space, the thoughtful touches. A host of in-room beverages from cocktail kit to premium Nespresso coffee. An à la carte breakfast at Thila. The chatter of the kids, lifting your spirits. They splash and frolic in the plunge pool. An open plan courtyard with rain shower to cool off. The day is for family bonding; the night, for warm remembrances. Everyone cosies up
in the separate sitting room to watch the latest hit in widescreen. The sliding door closed, the children asleep. Time for just the two of you.

Beach Villa with Jacuzzi

A hint of salt on the breeze. The air a perfect temperature, here on the shady side of the island.

A generous space, just for the two of you. Large bedroom, adjoining sitting room. A host of extra touches that ensure you feel special. Mornings at Thila, an à la carte offering accompanied by free-flowing sparkling wine. Retreat to your spacious veranda, before prime beachfront lures you onwards. The rippling ocean, its beauty transfixes. Return from a splash in the azure waters. An invigorating rain shower in the spacious bathroom. Afternoon cocktails at Kandu Bar. In the evening, your private garden Jacuzzi, perfect for soaking.

Deluxe Pool Villa

A Spacious bedroom to occupy, you rise feeling refreshed. Move into the veranda to soak up the sun’s rays. Long sips of coffee. An open-plan space the invites lounging. Listen to your favourite tunes. An open-plan space that invites lounging. Your loved one urges you along.

Time for breakfast. The delight of made-to-order dishes at Thila. After the morning’s adventures, indulge in the private pool and sundeck. Step onto the brilliant beach. Perfect footprints in fine sand, your mark on paradise.

Presidential Pool Villa

A dignified two-level living space; a home away from home for couples or families. Ocean views from the wide open balcony, a cup of freshly brewed Nespresso in hand. Your favourite breakfast, cooked to order at Thila. Endless days frolicking in the clear waters. Afternoons at Kandu Bar. Refreshing cocktails. In the evenings, moments of intimacy; poolside dining for
two in your enclosed courtyard. Perfect privacy, the stars above. After active days, deep slumber on the master bedroom’s king-sized bed.

Royal Kurumba Residence

Your heart races on the darkened veranda. Awaiting the sunrise from the grandest seat on the island. Blue, purple, then fuchsia. The vast sundeck lit up in fiery tones. With hushed awe, you consider the rich history of this place. The pride of Kurumba. The honoured guests that came before. Humbling. A truly regal entryway. Verdant courtyard over the blue of an ornamental pool. Daybeds and thatched pavilions on either side. Expansive inner reaches offering every desired amenity. Two symmetrical villas, space for you and
your guests. Private pools with Jacuzzi in both wings. Ample time to rest, so much to explore. Your butler there for you, 24 hours a day.

Vihamanaa

Breakfast. The aroma of home comforts. Freshly baked bread. You smell the waffles before you see them. An omelette frying in the pan, just the way you like it. By night, a tasty feast.

Japanese delicacies. Hearty Italian. Fiery Indian curries. Local Maldivian dishes. Each day is different, each cuisine memorable.

Wisk in and out at your convenience at this modern buffet restaurant. Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. International cuisine and live stations.

Buffet selections inspired by
Monday: Italian & the Mediterranean Ocean
Tuesday: Maldives & the Indian Ocean
Wednesday: The South China Sea & Malacca Straits
Thursday: Europe & the Alantic Ocean
Friday: The Persian Gulf & the Red Sea
Saturday: Street Market Night
Sunday: The Baltic & the Black Sea

Opening Hours
Seven days
0700 hrs - 1000 hrs
1200 hrs - 1430 hrs
1900 hrs - 2200 hrs

Thila

Free-flowing sparkling wine at breakfast. Eggs Benedict, waffles, a range of made-to-order options. Over dinner, vast sea views. Bites of succulent lobster and tiger prawns. Savoury spices. Earthy Maldivian flavours, culinary wisdom deep as the Indian Ocean. Breezy al fresco dining in the company of friends or family, beachside or perched over water.

Signature dining. Start the day with a premium breakfast with scrumptious continental buffet. Some cheeky glasses of bubbles. An a la carte main menu.

Evening dinner is a discovery. Stunning views. Perched over water or with your feet in the sand. Out of the blue seafood. Earthy Maldivian grills. Or decadent desserts.

Opening Hours
Seven days
0800 hrs - 1100 hrs (Breakfast)
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs (Dinner)

Vegetarian options are available.

Hamakaze

Kurumba’s ‘Ocean Wind’. Flames leap, mouthwatering teppanyaki sizzles. Colourful sushi and sashimi platters. The chef shares his favourite maki roll recipe. A broad selection of meats, ocean fresh seafood, sake and beer. A lively and sumptuous dining experience.

Playful teppanyaki. Colourful sushi and sashimi platters. A lively and fun overwater dining experience.

Children below 8 years old are not allowed.

Opening Hours
Four nights
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs

Al Qasr

Kurumba’s ‘Ocean Wind’. Flames leap, mouthwatering teppanyaki sizzles. Colourful sushi and sashimi platters. The chef shares his favourite maki roll recipe. A broad selection of meats, ocean fresh seafood, sake and beer. A lively and sumptuous dining experience.

Playful teppanyaki. Colourful sushi and sashimi platters. A lively and fun overwater dining experience.

Children below 8 years old are not allowed.

Opening Hours
Four nights
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs

Mahal

The glitter of Saffron and orange. The intoxicating scent of incense. Authentic recipes from the far reaches of Northern and Southern India. An emphasis on savoury. You agonise over the menu, so much to choose from. Bright tandooris, rich curries, buttery naan and syrupy desserts. From mouth-numbing to mild, delighting everyone.

Authentic recipes from the far reaches of Northern and Southern India. Extensive Thali's, vegetarian dishes, bright tandooris, rich curries, buttery naan and syrupy desserts.

Opening Hours
Four nights
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs

Khing Thai

A delightful and unforgettable journey with authentic flavours from Thailand. A blend of sweet and savory accented with aromatic spices that define traditional Thai cuisine.

Opening Hours
Four nights
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs (Dinner)

Isola

White table cloths. The tinkle of rich Chiantis being poured. Open wine racks with Italian labels. Your stomach rumbles. The best traditional Italian dishes with a twist. A modern menu grounded in the flavours of Tuscany, Lombardy, Sardinia and Sicily. A contemporary dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere.

The best traditional Italian dishes with a twist. A contemporary and relaxed dining experience.

Opening Hours
Four nights
1900 hrs - 2130 hrs (Dinner)

Cafe

Laidback dining, opposite the pool. Varied snacks arrive, playful Maldivian dishes, zesty chutneys. Scrumptious sandwiches, hamburgers, comfort foods. Stop in for a quick bite, or leisurely all-day dining. Carefree meals at poolside tables.

Laid-back all day dining, opposite the pool. Scrumptious sandwiches, hamburgers, comfort foods.

Opening Hours
Seven days
1100 hrs - 0100 hrs

Kandu Bar

A breezy, open-air pavilion with wide overwater deck. Delightful afternoons and laid-back evenings. Fine wines colour the twilight hours. Passing marine life visible from your seat. You await tonight’s live band eagerly. It’s said to be a good one. The day recedes. Smooth DJ sets and creative cocktails, a relaxed mood that takes you long into the night.

Opening Hours
Seven days
1000 hrs - 0100 hrs

Athiri Bar

On the island’s western and eastern end. Arrive just in time, order a light snack. A cocktail to hand, sand beneath your feet. Dazzling colours over the Indian Ocean. A magnificent sunset. Quiet all around, only the hushed chatter of contented guests. Sounds of the Sea

Opening Hours
Seven days
1100 hrs - 1900 hrs

Fez

Arabic colors, elegant design and a wide selection of flavored shisha - an atmospheric setting to share a moment with your beloved ones, with our delicious mezzes, colourful cocktails and the fruity smoke from your shisha.

Opening Hours
Four Nights
1700 hrs - 0100 hrs

Sounds of the Sea

No interruptions. Just the two of you and the sounds of the sea. Sumptuous courses arrive. Thoughtfully matched fine wines. Everything perfect. Personal Thakuru (Butler) on hand. You will remember this night.

Opening Hours
Upon request

Cooking Demonstration

Join our Maldivian Chef and discover local recipes. Limited to 20 adults and bookings are required.

Wednesday & Sunday at Hamakaze
starts at 1200 hrs

In-Villa Dining

Tonight is a stay-in night. Comfort food delivered straight to your door. Select a DVD and chillax the night away.

Cocktail Master Class

Meet our mixologist who will show you how to make Kurumba’s feature cocktails. Taste the end products for a relaxing afternoon.

Every Thursday at Kandu Bar
1630 hrs

Veli Spa

Waves of energy from the Maldives’ vibrant culture, gentle ocean currents, abundant marine life. Veli Spa channels the living, breathing vibe of Kurumba into deep healing rituals. Timeless moments of relaxation.
Tinctures from over a hundred plants and minerals. Enjoy the exclusive Dhivehi Beys (Maldivian treatments).

Rhythmic techniques capture the island’s spirit. Restore your body’s equilibrium, experience tranquillity.