The Maldives – Not Just for Honeymoons!

14th October 2020
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Many associate the Maldives with being a ‘couples destination’, bringing up mental images of rose petals and small overwater bungalows. However, there are a wide range of hotels in the Maldives that make for a fantastic family holiday!

Whether you are travelling with your partner & children, or as an extended family group, there are plenty of amazing resorts to choose from, offering something for all ages to enjoy. In this blog, we take a look at our top resorts in the Maldives for travelling as a family…


4-Star Kuramathi

Set on pristine shores, surrounded by a blue lagoon, this resort is sure to be your new happy place! With 11 accommodation styles, including an impressive Two Bedroom Beach House, this resort certainly knows how to accommodate those looking for space and relaxation. As the grown-ups spend their days doing as much or as little as they please, the Bageecha Kids Club has a wide range of activities, both indoors and out to keep the little ones busy. Located within a tropical setting, the kids club offers a splash park and indoor games room, open from 08:30 in the morning to 19:30 of an evening.

Also offering all-inclusive board, this resort is perfect for families looking for a touch of indulgence. Featuring an impressive 3 buffet restaurants, 9 á la carte dining venues and a range of bars, you will be spoiled for choice at every meal of the day!

5-Star Kurumba

Proudly located on shallow shores with pale blue waters, the Kurumba is certainly beautiful to look at. We know that parents need time to enjoy their own corner of paradise so this resort is ideal for families with teenagers. Offering both a kid’s club and a teen’s club, those hard to please age groups will have plenty to enjoy whilst you sit back and relax. Should sitting on the beach all day not appeal to the grown-ups, the Kurumba has a wide range of activities to choose from, including; canoeing, scuba diving, arts & crafts, underwater photoshoots and even excursions, such as dolphin cruises and tours of the nearby capital.

Each meal of the day will be highly anticipated too with a fantastic choice of stunning dining venues. From over-water Teppanyaki restaurants and Middle Eastern treats to modern Italian cuisine and authentic Indian dining, each member of the family is sure to find their personal favorite. Ask your travel agent about all inclusive options for a little bit of added luxury!

4-Star Siyam World

One of the newer resorts in the Maldives, the Siyam World has burst onto the scene with an ‘unrivalled’ 8 restaurants and 4 bars. Also offering a generous all inclusive plan, this resort proudly caters to a wide variety of guest requirements, from honeymooners and couples celebrating a special occasion to families and friendship groups. The range of activities on offer includes; bonfires with stargazing, a resort spa, the chance to engage with local communities, diving, non-motorized water sports and even a mini off-shore water park! Children between the ages of 4 & 12 will enjoy spending long days having fun at the Turtle Kids Village whilst young adults can partake in organized activities at Kulhivaru.

When it comes to dining, the Siyam World have used their impressive number of venues to explore niche avenues, such as Pure – a gourmet vegetarian and vegan restaurant designed to sway even the most skeptical of meat eaters, Fresh – a gluten-free, nut-free and organic fine dining experience, Barrique – a signature restaurant based in an underground wine cellar, the Wahoo Grill – Offering the catch of the day from local fishermen… and many more!


Are you looking to plan your dream family holiday to the Maldives? Get in touch today and allow us to bring you some options!


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