Editor's PickJuly 30, 2022

Editor’s Pick: Fun Family Holidays in the Maldives

The Maldives offers so much more than just sun, sand, sea and a honeymoon for two. This island destination offers something for everyone including the solo traveller, couples, families with young children, families with teens, multi-generational and even extended groups of friends and families to enjoy and create lasting memories.

Contemplating a trip to celebrate life’s special moments, yearning for a holiday to relax and refresh or planning an underwater exploration with dive tanks included, Crown & Champa Resorts has an island perfect for you.


Travelling with a Young Family?

Crown & Champa islands resorts offer wide sandy beaches, family-friendly garden rooms and beach villas, restaurants and bars that cater to family dining, pools, separate child-friendly facilities and playgrounds to keep the youngest guests entertained. Babysitting services can be arranged as an add-on at the properties for when you need some time.  

Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort & Spa are islands where children can enjoy the kids club, wading pool, a choice of land sports and cafes for ice cream. Meeru is just a 50-minute speedboat transfer from the Velana International Airport, ideal for a quick transfer with your young children.

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa offers the Boashi pool set in the tropical gardens is a safe environment for families and the island offers a children’s playground and sports facilities for the active members of the family.

Innahura Maldives Resort is where the entire island is a playground with wide beaches, shallow waters and life is easy for the whole family.

We also recommend the privacy of Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi which comes equipped with separate quarters for your children’s companion.

Travelling With Teens?

Older kids and teens can spend hours on the beach, swim, snorkel, dive, participate in excursions with adults consent, experience a choice of cuisine and restaurants, enjoy the swimming pools. Each resort also offers a wide array of land sports from football, tennis, badminton and more. Children can rent bicycles on Kuredu and Meeru. Watersport, motorized and non-motorized including fun tube rides can be a great activity for families.

Time For Mums in the Maldives

While dad and kids are snorkelling, playing on the beach or at the freshwater pool spending quality time together, there are plenty to help Mum relax and recharge. Duniye Spas offers a range of spa treatments, body treatments, massages and facials. There are regularly scheduled Yoga classes by the spas in the properties.

Guests at Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Kuredu Island Resort & Spa seeking me-time can experience the over-water spa and the land-spa set amidst the gardens.

For a garden-inspired spa experience look no further than in Komandoo Island Resort & Spa and if it is a room with a view Innahura Maldives Resort offers a spa treatment room with an uninterrupted view of the sunset beach,

Guests can experience an over-water spa with uninterrupted sea views in Veligandu Island Resort & Spa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa and at Hurawalhi Island Resort. Awe-inspiring 1500sqm over-water spa complex awaits guests of the well-being resort Kagi Maldives Spa Island.

If it is effortless luxury then unlimited spa treatments are included in Kudadoo Maldives Private Islands’ fully inclusive Anything. Anytime. Anywhere stays on the A.A.A plan.

Families, Couples and Travellers Looking for Adults-Only Resorts

For those who seek the Maldives for Adults-Only, the collection offers a choice just right for you.
• The Maldives’ only truly adults-only (18 years+) Komandoo Island Resort & Spa
• Guests 15 years+ Hurawalhi Island Resort
• Guests 12 years+ Kagi Maldives Spa Island

Resorts with separate Adults-Only areas, facilities and a choice of beach and over-water villas;
• Sangu Resort of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
• Meeru Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
• Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa (18 years+)
• ‘O’ Resort of Kuredu Island Resort & Spa (12 years+)

With all of us craving to spend more quality time with our loved ones, the interconnecting Beach Bungalows in Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa and Innahura Maldives Resort are created with the much-needed family bonding in mind. Located close to all the facilities, these interconnected rooms with direct access to each other and adjoined to each other without interleading doors or passages are bound to help you make the most of your time on your island escape. A true home away from home. The Two Bedroom Ocean Pool Residences at Kudadoo Maldives Private Island are spaciously designed and perfect for families. Large groups can also request adjacent villas or get together for family dining and activity sessions.

For more information and bookings, please visit https://www.crownandchamparesorts.com/

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