Kudadoo Maldives, inaugurated last December, is an all-inclusive resort featuring 15 overwater residences – making it the first resort in Maldives to offer true all-inclusive experience.
Yuji Yamazaki Architecture designed 13 one and two bedroom Ocean Residences that feature Tasmanian oak floors and handcrafted furniture crafted by Tasmanian artisans, as well as energy efficient features like smart AC that monitors body heat to make sure temperature regulation occurs efficiently.
Kudadoo Maldives Private Island stands out amongst a country known for its lavish hotel offerings with an all-inclusive experience that redefines luxury. Here you can revel in magnificent culinary creations, world-class spa services and endless leisure activities on this tiny island home to 15 over-the-water Ocean Residences with 44 sqm terrace infinity pools – truly an all-inclusive delight.
Seaplane transfers from Male will bring you directly to Lhaviyani Atoll’s eponymous private island resort and its 15 over-water villas that extend in an unbroken arc, featuring ladders directly into crystal blue waters. Each residence, designed by award-winning Japanese architect Yuji Yamazaki and made with eco-conscious materials like 250 million-year-old petrified wood and onyx stone as well as large sliding doors providing ample sunlight and cross breeze, is built according to his design principles.
Kudadoo’s unique AAA ethos (no batteries!) ensures nothing is off-limits: enjoy breakfast served right in your own private pool, make off-the-wall requests to the chefs or book a private treatment at the Spa. Indulge further by visiting two-year-old sister property Hurawalhi for even more dining and aquatic adventures such as swimming with manta rays and sea turtles, learning kite surfing or windsurfing techniques or enjoying sunset cruises and night dives scuba diving sessions on beaches under glowing lanterns – anything goes!
Kudadoo’s Retreat offers its signature experience – its “Anytime, Anywhere” motto comes alive here with no menus but only suggestions; dine al fresco in your residence or by candlelight on the beach; all dietary needs can be accommodated here.
The Ocean Residences
Ascending to a lush lagoon lies a private sanctuary. Boasting exquisite interior design and thoughtful planning, Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi features 15 overwater residences that combine luxurious living with privacy and natural surroundings in mind – such as their large sliding doors that seamlessly transition between outdoor and indoor spaces – providing unmatched levels of luxury and privacy.
This luxurious adult-only resort brings next-level seven-star, all-inclusive luxury to the Maldives with its motto ‘Anytime, Anywhere’. Offering experiences on and above the water as well as each overwater residence providing a sanctum in which to rest each evening, this resort also houses solar-powered Himalayan salt rooms, cheese rooms and wine cellars as well as sea breeze cooled spa where holistic therapies such as deep tissue or Reiki treatments are offered to guests.
At Lhaviyani Atoll, this adults only resort features only 15 luxurious overwater villas for ultimate privacy and tailored experiences. Each villa boasts sunken bathtubs and outdoor showers as well as Bang & Olufsen sound systems to complete its tropical chic aesthetic; guests may also take advantage of a personal gym within their suite or treat themselves to healing Earth, an eco-friendly African beauty brand known for producing coral-friendly skincare.
Kudadoo can be reached in 40 minutes by scenic seaplane ride from Male, and guests are met upon their arrival with a welcoming drink, cold face towel and snacks at their private lounge at the resort. A vehicle then transports guests back to TMA terminal for their return flight.
The Destination Residences
Discover an oasis of comfort on an aquamarine lagoon at one of 15 expansive overwater Ocean Residences designed by New York architect Yuji Yamazaki to provide ease and comfort of living. These one- and two-bedroom retreats blend Japanese simplicity with Maldivian influences for sustainable luxury that doesn’t cost too much to maintain.
Each residence is carefully crafted to immerse you in nature, using eco-conscious building materials such as sustainably managed forests in Canada, New Zealand and Indonesia for sustainable wood sources. Large sliding doors create an open, airy feel which extends onto your deck while permitting gentle cross breezes. Meanwhile, interiors combine soothing earth tones with muted palettes and natural materials such as Tasmanian oak floors for an aesthetic that exudes elegance yet remains subdued.
An advanced smart system gives you complete control of lights, music, temperature and AC in your room; its intelligent AC monitors body heat to automatically adjust according to activity levels and offers pre-cool or heat your room before arrival or even transform your bathroom into an icy cold plunge pool! Each room offers a super king bed, in-villa showers and Bang & Olufsen audio systems – for ultimate relaxation!
When you’re ready to discover more, Kudadoo Resort offers activities designed specifically to your individual needs. Choose between snorkeling from your villa, experiencing a sunset cruise or spending an afternoon working out with one of their personal trainers – your Hurawalhi butler is at hand to offer authentic experiences that are truly Kudadoo experiences.
Kudadoo Resort places great emphasis on providing holistic wellbeing to each of its guests, promoting overall serenity and inner peace during your visit. From tailored spa treatments and yoga on the beach to sketch kits, the resort provides everything needed to find inner calm.
The In Residence Dining
Kudadoo Maldives boasts sugary white sand, translucent turquoise waters and palm trees swaying in the warm ocean breeze – but what sets this Japanese-inspired resort apart is its AAA philosophy: ‘Anything, Anytime, Anywhere.’ Nothing is off-limits here; enjoy breakfast delivered right into your pool; make wild requests to the chef; enjoy tailor-made spa treatments tailored specifically for you; or challenge yourself by participating in any variety of watersport activities available here.
Kudadoo Resort lies on a private island in Lhaviyani Atoll and features just 15 spacious over-water Ocean Residences (each boasting its own 44 sqm terrace infinity pool). As soon as guests step off their planes, everything on offer can be enjoyed to its full potential – everything is included for every stay at this all solar resort!
At this resort, the culinary experiences will surely please. A fine-dining maven presides over the kitchen, and there are multiple ways to dine – from gourmet picnics to romantic candlelight dinners in your private courtyard. Outdoor tables with panoramic water views offer breathtaking scenery while our indulgent yet healthful options ensure breakfast and lunch will also be deliciously memorable experiences.
Luxury is at the core of this all-inclusive retreat – its in-residence cellar boasts 80 labels with Wine Spectator ratings of 88 or higher, guided by your personal sommelier. Plus, dining at one of Hurawalhi’s renowned restaurants such as 5.8 Undersea Restaurant which is literally 5.8 metres underwater can only add to its allure! Plus there is always the option for an in-residence chef prepared meal!
The Unlimited Experiences
By seaplane (the fastest and most memorable way to arrive), guests at Kudadoo experience the magic of this Maldivian private island: 15 overwater villas form a crescent in turquoise water with manta-ray and turtle hotspots nearby, all offering truly all-inclusive packages: “Anytime, anywhere” with no nickel and diming here.
Architectural genius Yuji Yamazaki designed each overwater villa at this resort in keeping with traditional Japanese ryokan hospitality, providing open-plan living areas that maximize ocean views and take full advantage of their crystal waters. Yoga mats and sketch kits to capture stunning sunsets were thoughtful touches in each villa along with fresh herbs and citrus to help make cocktails at any hour of day or night!
Butlers are always on hand to accommodate guests’ every need, whether big or small. Two weeks before arrival they contact guests via email and phone to ascertain any dietary requests, preferred minibar items, spa treatments and activities they might desire and other needs. Butlers may also organise special sandbank picnics at Dream Island as well as sunset dolphin expeditions where guests can swim alongside these magnificent marine life.
Kudadoo’s award-winning spa, Sulha, elevates the luxury all-inclusive experience through an extensive range of wellness experiences that connect, immerse and transform guests. Sulha has proven itself as a world-class wellness destination and strives to ease guests’ conscious loop while inspiring an inward journey.
Kudadoo Resort stands out as an environmentally-conscious property by limiting plastic use in guestroom amenities and encouraging native plants and trees to flourish on its property. A water bottling plant, food recycling program, greenhouses and numerous solar panels cover The Retreat shared space, which run solely on solar power during sunny periods.