Location: It’s located just a half-hour speedboat ride from Male international airport.
Tradition: Kuda Huraa showcases authentic Maldivian charm with its traditional village ambience and unhurried garden setting.
Privacy: The Four Seasons Kuda Huraa sits on its own private island.
Just a 25-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport, the Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa is an arcadian resort situated on the private island of Hulhule. Thatched beach pavilions and bungalows line the white sand beach, while water bungalows are built on stilts over the lagoon. Inside, traditional design details abound to give guests an authentic sense of Maldivian architecture. Despite the resort’s remote location, all guest bungalows are fitted with modern amenities: multi-line telephone with voice mail, private bars, satellite television and wired or wireless Internet access. Dining options include the elegant Baraabaru, which features fine Indian cuisine and an open tandoori bar where guests can watch the chefs at work, and Cafe Huraa, which serves pan-Asian cuisine. The lavish spa is located on a nearby island, reachable by a dhoni, a traditional Maldivian boat. Treatment sometimes incorporate indigenous ingredients with marine nutrients to nourish the body, and spa pavilions feature viewing ports for guests to admire the life aquatic during treatments.
Bungalows and suites at the Four Seasons Kuda Kuraa offer sophisticated tropical luxury, with thatched roofs and finely-crafted architectural details complemented by all modern fittings and decadent furnishings. Accommodations were build by local craftspeople and artisans using traditional materials and techniques.
Located over the water of the lagoon, these elegant bungalows offer 61 square meters of living space, including a wide outdoor terrace, large luxurious bathroom and sleeping and sitting area with panoramic ocean views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Bungalows include WiFi, flat screen TV, CD and DVD player, safe, tea and coffee maker, telephone and minibar.
These spacious overwater suites offer 91 square meters of space with King bed, expansive living areas and a spare guest bathroom. Separate living and sleeping areas and two different decks make this suite suitable for three adults or two adults and one child. Both decks provide sun loungers and seating, plus a platform that provides direct access to the lagoon. Suites include WiFi, flat screen TV, CD and DVD player, safe, tea and coffee maker, telephone and minibar.
Positioned on its the beachfront, this 179 square meter villa provides ample space for families and larger travel parties. Accommodating up to four adults and two children, this villa also comes with its own private pool, two full bathrooms, outdoor garden shower and wide timber decking. Villa includes WiFi, flat screen TV, CD and DVD player, safe, tea and coffee maker, telephone and minibar.
Four Seasons Kuda Huraa offers all the requisite island activities and more. A world-class spa is at hand for all wellness and beauty treatments, there are myriad water- and land-based sports on offer and all the facilities of the property’s sister resort Landaa Giraavaru, plus the Four Seasons Explorer, a luxury cruiser.
Sunset fishing in a traditional dhoni is offered for those seeking a leisurely fishing trip on the calm waters surrounding the island. For a more fast-paced experience, guests can join a big game fishing trip on the High Flyer, a luxury boat with entertainment system especially designed for fishing on the open seas.
A state-of-the-art gym provides modern exercise equipment, free weights and weight machines, all with tranquil garden views. A personal trainer is available on request. Flatscreen TVs and music are provided. For tennis enthusiasts, a traditional dhoni boat transports guests to a separate island that houses the resort's tennis court. Open from 8am to 8pm, lessons are provided upon request.
This luxury catamaran features three decks of living space, giving divers the opportunity to access some of the Maldives most remotes dive sites. This liveaboard boat provides gourmet diving and exclusive itineraries that include night diving sites, wrecks, and waters with whale sharks.
The property's spa occupies its own miniature island, a short trip by dhoni away from the main island. The spa has seven over-water treatment rooms, each with separate outdoor shower, offering massage, facials, spa rituals and unique night treatments such as lunar ritual. There are also salon services, men's grooming and wellness yoga, body treatments and multi-day programs complemented by a healthy eating spa menu. Children's treatments are also available.
The MDC offers children an interactive learning experience that brings them into close contact with local marine life. Children are educated about the global importance of marine ecosystems and houses the headquarters of the Maldivian Turtle Conservation Program. From the MDC, guests can embark upon snorkel safaris, help rebuild the reef, snorkel the resort's house reef, attend daily turtle feeding sessions, and launch a dolphin cruise.
An infinity-edge swimming pool and children's pool are located near the main buildings - especially suited to families with younger children. For guests 16 and over, a Serenity pool at the southern tip of the island offers 395 square meters of swimming space for a truly serene experience. The Serenity pool is surrounded by a wooden deck with sun loungers, and features an overwater whirlpool. It's open until 10pm for night swimming under the stars.
Kayaking and windsurfing are complimentary at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, with parasailing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, banana rides and more available at an extra charge. Guests can snorkel around the house reef or take a snorkeling introductory course and join excursions to nearby islands with a guide.
A selection of Indian, Italian and Asian cuisines are offered across the property’s five F&B outlets. Guests can dine over the water in an open-air pavilion, or enjoy poolside snacks with a wide range of food available 24/7. Private dining is also offered in guest rooms or in various secluded locations around the island.
Guests can enjoy a casual drink or snack by the pool. The menu includes sandwiches and wraps, salads, noodles and a selection of desserts, plus cocktails, beer and wine. Open until 6pm.
This elegant fine dining restaurant offers Indian cuisine with far-reaching water views. Guests can sit among carved timber columns in the gazebo or dine under the stars, enjoying meats from the Tandoor oven, fresh seafood or gourmet vegetarian dishes.
Western and Eastern cuisines are offered in this open-air Maldivian-style pavilion. Offering all-day dining, this venue is located adjacent to the main building, with view of the main pool. Asian dinner is offered every Tuesday night.
Guests looking to create a memorable and romantic dining experience can organise dinner on a sandbank, by the pool, in a private gazebo or in a remote spot on the beach.
The ultimate in romantic candlelit dining, diners at Kandu grill are seated under the stars, by the poolside with views over the ocean. Freshly caught seafood is grilled to order, with a selection of fine wines as an accompaniment.
This al-fresco Italian restaurant is positioned on the waterfront, with views of the water bungalows. Open for lunch and dinner, every Wednesday is a themed night. Guests can dine on the deck, in the courtyard or at the bar.
The aptly named Sunset Lounge serves sundowner drinks in the open-air pavilion overlooking the spa and jetty. Open until midnight, guests can enjoy a weekly shisha night with cocktails accompanied by shisha pipes, Turkish delights and baclava.