Editor's PickFebruary 5, 2023

Editor’s Pick: Elevate Your Game in Paradise, Discover the Best Golf Resorts in the Maldives

The Maldives is a tropical paradise known for its stunning beaches, turquoise waters, and luxurious resorts. But for golf enthusiasts, it is also a golfer’s dream destination. A select few resorts in the Maldives offer world-class golfing experiences, combining the beauty of the island nation with challenging and enjoyable rounds of golf. In this article, we will be showcasing the top golf resorts in the Maldives, offering a look at the courses and experiences available to golfers seeking a unique and unforgettable getaway.

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

The Hideaway Resort offers a world-class putting green surrounded by lush greenery. The 30-yard green, complete with a bunker, provides guests with the opportunity to perfect their putting and short game skills through lessons and 5-hole putting. Guided by a seasoned golf coach, guests can improve their chipping, pitching, putting, bunker play, and recovery shots with realistic scenarios in the short game area. For a more comprehensive golfing experience, the resort’s Golf Centre features a cutting-edge golf simulator and a pro shop stocked with all the latest golf apparel, equipment, and accessories. From left-handed to right-handed players, and even kids, the shop offers everything golfers need to up their game. With all these amenities, The Hideaway Resort is a must-visit for golf enthusiasts looking to elevate their game in a beautiful tropical setting.


For more information visit https://www.hideawaybeachmaldives.com/recreation/golf/

Kuredu Island

Kuredu Island Resort offers golf enthusiasts a truly unique experience. The Kuredu Golf Club boasts a six-hole academy course, with holes averaging 55 yards and a signature 3rd hole with an elevated tee box, perfect for honing short game skills. The course is floodlit, providing a stunning night golf experience. The resort also features a full-size driving range, complete with a practice bunker and private PGA teaching area, as well as a 9-hole putting green with a Huxley Premier Nylon surface. Surrounded by a stunning lagoon and white sandy beaches, Kuredu is the perfect escape for those seeking to improve their golf game while enjoying a tropical holiday. With a fully-equipped golf shop, satellite TV-equipped golf bar and a PGA Golf Pro offering personalised training, Kuredu Golf Club offers everything a golfer could need to enhance their skills.

For more information visit https://www.kuredu.com/recreation/golf/

Velaa Private Island

The 9-hole golf course at Velaa Private Island Maldives is designed by renowned golfer José María Olazábal and managed by Troon. It is set against the breathtaking backdrop of Maldivian lagoons and surrounded by the tranquil waters of the Indian Ocean. Whether you’re a professional or beginner golfer, Velaa Private Island Golf caters to all, with well-structured and casual combinations of golfing activities, a state-of-the-art indoor teaching studio, and one-on-one lessons from friendly PGA professionals. In addition to golfing, Velaa Private Island Golf Academy offers a retail shop that sells and rents golfing equipment, shirts, sunglasses, and souvenirs. Golfing here is all about fun and entertainment, and with personalized training, it’s accessible to everyone.

For more information visit https://www.velaaprivateisland.com/activities.html

Meeru Island Resort  

The Meeru Island Golf Course offers a picturesque golfing experience for players of all abilities. Boasting 9 tee boxes and 6 greens with an average size of 170 m2, the course provides a challenging yet relaxed atmosphere. The resort’s 9-hole Pitch & Putt Golf Course, which was launched in 2009, provides golfers with the opportunity to perfect their skills during their vacation. The greens are made of artificial turf, ensuring consistent and ideal playing conditions no matter the time of year. Some greens are protected by sand bunkers or water hazards, adding an extra level of difficulty. With tee box-to-green distances ranging from 35-80 yards, players can work on their precision and control. The 120-yard driving range, complete with high target markers, is perfect for practising longer shots, and the artificial turf putting green is ideal for beginners to develop their placement skills. For those looking to improve their game, golf lessons and equipment rentals are available from the sports center, and fun tournaments take place every week.

For more information visit https://www.meeru.com/experiences/activities/sports/