• Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa Resorts in Maldives
  • Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa Resorts in Maldives
  • Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa Resorts in Maldives
  • Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa Resorts in Maldives
  • Four Seasons at Kuda Huraa Resorts in Maldives

EXTRAORDINARY ESCAPES SNAPSHOT

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa is a Maldivian island paradise set in a stunning turquoise lagoon. It is in the perfect location to access the world class surf breaks in the Maldives and this combined with its first class Kids Club and world's only private island Spa, you have the perfect family surf escape. Combine all of this with the Four Seasons' world renowned style, service and food and you have a surfer's luxury paradise!

Resort Information:
Location: North Male Atoll
Transfer: 25 minute speedboat

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EXTRAORDINARY ESCAPES CLIENTS SAY

Our booking experience: Booking with Extraordinary Escapes was just that, extraordinary! From the first contact till the day we departed nothing was left unattended to. We especially appreciated that the proposed itinerary was within our budget without comprising one single item that we were looking for, the knowledge of Jodie and her team which gave us confidence, that all our questions were answered promptly and honestly, suggestions made about options once we had selected our preferred resort, the best room available at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa where we stayed overnight before boarding the Four Seasons Explorer - we felt like we had won the lottery.

There is no doubt that by specialising, Extraordinary Escapes have created a winning position from which their clients are the winners.

Well Done team and thank you!

Our Four Seasons Experience: We initially choose the Maldives for our 25th wedding anniversary for the diving - we would go back for the diving certainly but the friendliness of the people and the beauty of the environment - this is what stays with you. We stayed at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa the first night, then spent 3 days on the Four Seasons Explorer - the only way to go for a dive live aboard and then 7 days at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru.

Everything from the second we landed in Male till we departed Male was perfect, we indeed felt that we were the most important guests of Four Seasons (and believe me we weren't) - they say it's the little things that count and so it was on this trip. I have recounted four of our most memorable below.

1. When we arrived at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru our rooms were not ready so we were allocated beautiful bungalows with Private pools until they were - all of the luggage was moved and unpacked for us while we lazed around the pool (or went diving which we did) - we thought these we pretty awesome but the over the water bungalows were amazing.

2. Every guest has a bicycle - my darling husband unfortunately rode his off the jetty coming from bungalows (because he was trying to transport his underwater camera (a rather large beast) in the little front carry basket - within seconds there were two groundsman with a ladder to pull him the camera and bike from the water - they just appeared from nowhere - no damage done and a new bike was waiting when we returned from diving - thereafter a motorised buggy arrived every morning to collect the camera and gear and take it to the dive shop (we rode the bikes).

3. There are around two staff for every guest and without you knowing it you are assigned a staff member to look after your every need (it seemed you only had to think it and there it was) -

4. But the icing on the cake was our "bath butler" - on our last day the young man who made sure our Room was tidied every day stopped us as we headed off diving - he exclaimed that he was disappointed that he had not been able to do anything special for us during our stay and that he wished to do so that night - he asked if we would not return to our villa until around 9 pm. We took the dive staff to dinner that evening and returned around 9.30 to find a trail of flowers leading to the bathroom - Gentle candlelight cast a romantic glow - we had no idea what he had done we only knew it had a water theme (because we were divers). The bath was full of warm rose scented water with bubbles - the water gentle running (you have to see these baths to believe them - and on a tray were champagne, skewers of the biggest tastiest strawberries complete with dipping chocolate and pistachios, body creams and salts, rose oil - And a note from our bath butler - and all this because he wanted to do something nice - I cried it was so lovely.

Other things to note, every single picture of the Maldives in any brochure is true to colour - it is just glorious, the sunsets breathtaking, how proud the Four Seasons staff are to be working for the group.

Every note left for you is hand written and personalised, the sand bank dinner was out of this world - it would take pages to describe it, the diving was awesome. Oh and leaving the best till last being escorted right to the departure gate on leaving meant no hassle with luggage. The Four Seasons service lasted till the very end.

Sandra Birkensleigh, Brisbane, Australia

We have travelled extensively and The Four Seasons Kuda Huraa remains our favourite place to visit. Everyone in the family can do what they love.....Reading, relaxing by the pool (me), surfing great waves (husband), Keeping busy (kids). We all unwind and it truly is a "holiday" as everything is taken care of.....

We have booked many trips through Extraordinary Escapes. Jodie consistently provides an exceptional level of service. It is clear that she has a passion for what she does. Jodie is highly competent and capable. When we have had to make changes or presented an unusual request she listens, she "gets it", "gets on with it" and makes it work! I love her efficiency.

In addition Extraordinary Escapes offers excellent rates and the team has extensive knowledge of the Maldivian Island Resorts.

Michelle, Adelaide

Yeah we had a tremendous time there at Kuda Huraa, and the Four Seasons service was just impeccable. We would definitely find the chance to go back there again! So if there is any good deal or promotion you become aware of (for either of the two resorts) please let us know! And we really appreciate you organising the birthday for Karen. Thanks for everything again!

Jeff, Melbourne, Australia

We absolutely LOVED our time at Kuda Huraa. It was unreal! We had patchy weather, but the four seasons staff and service more than made up for any rain shower. Our holiday was so personalised and nothing was a drama. For us 8 nights wasn't enough. Between surfing, snorkelling, reading and eating, we were busy!

It was our daughter's birthday while we were there and they honestly treated her like a princess. They showered her with flower baths, presents and cards on the hour, an amazing dinner complete with streamers, balloons, glitter, a band and even a clown! The whole resort showed absolute genuine excitement about her birthday. They went way beyond their duties.

Many thanks for all your help and we will definitely be back in contact for our next trip to the Maldives.

Skye, Sydney, Australia

RESORT INFORMATION

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Extraordinary Escapes Sums it Up:

A surfer's luxury paradise, fantastic for families, great family villas and kids club, separate end of the island for couples, world's only private island spa, incredible Indian restaurant and Four Seasons world renowned service.


Extraordinary Escapes' Favourite feature:

The Island Spa set on its own private island reached by a traditional Maldivian Dhoni for the exclusive use of the Spa. This is a true Spa escape.


extraordinary escapes says

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa is one of the best resorts in the Maldives for guests looking to combine surfing or a family holiday with the ease of a 25 minute speed boat transfer. The island size is small and intimate but very cleverly designed with the kids club and family areas located around the main hub and couples have their own stunning infinity edge pool located at the other end of the island.

The traditional Maldivian coral walls that line the main walk-way of the island, together with the beautiful hibiscus plants and over-hanging bougainvillea flowers make the island as pretty as a picture. The villas are decorated in a traditional Maldivian theme and are spacious and luxurious.

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa has an idyllic kids club and caters beautifully to the family market with fantastic family villas that have a study for children to sleep in and a private pool. Whether you are learning to surf or wanting to challenge yourself with more advanced breaks, it is all just a few minutes from the Four Seasons.

Baraabaru, the Four Seasons Indian Restaurant would have to be the best Indian restaurant outside of India. It is themed so perfectly and set on stilts over the water's edge with fire burning lanterns lighting the way to the outside tables. It is an amazing dining experience.

The Four Seasons service is second to none. It is their attention to detail that really enhances your entire holiday experience. For an example of this Four Seasons service, imagine that you are relaxing on your deck chair under your thatched umbrella and you start to feel a little thirsty or worse yet, hungry. Never fear, as the Four Seasons waiters are literally there. They subtly roam up and down the beach in the event that you may want something to eat or drink, ensuring that you feel no pressure whatsoever to move even an inch from your prime position!

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Must Do: The Four Seasons Family Bungalows are fantastic villas for those families that require a little more space but that find the Grand Two Bedroom Villa a little over budget. There are not many of these villas so booking ahead is essential.

The Four Seasons villas are a fusion of classic Maldivian design with modern luxury. They have teak carved beds, beautiful natural toned bathrooms and luxurious bedding. The Beach Pavilions and Bungalows all have their own private plunge pools and the over-water villas are beautifully decorated with white washed walls and thatched rooves.

The Family Beach Bungalows at Kuda are a must for any family wanting some extra sleeping space for the children. The study has a couch that converts to a bed and another bed that pulls out. In the day-time, this room has a huge Plasma TV with PlayStation and it is a great retreat for the children.

Beach Pavilion with Pool: 45 sqm
Just steps from the ocean, Beach Pavilions with Pool offer elegant comfort, indoor and out. The elegant décor features traditional stuccoed walls and a roof of Maldivian thatch, with natural fabrics and furnishings in rattan, wicker and dark oak. Beach Pavilions with Pool feature a large, 62-square-metre (667-square-foot) outdoor sundeck with a sparkling plunge pool, a shaded bale embracing views of the tropical greenery, and offer direct access to the white sand beach. The full bathroom, which includes a deep soaking tub and separate shower, both with courtyard views, leads to the private outdoor walled courtyard and exotic Maldivian open-air shower.

The Room features:
  • Air-conditioned sleeping quarters,
  • Flat-screen television,
  • Full stereo system, DVD/CD player
  • Writing desk, and armoire with private bar.
  • Free WiFi

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Must Do: Have a wonderful dinner at Baraabaru, one of the most incredible Indian Restaurants we have seen outside of India. Request a table outside over the water or for a more romantic affair, request a table in the exclusive over-water pavilion.

What the Four Seasons does so well is create a unique dining experience with each of their restaurants. Four Seasons Kuda Huraa has four dining options and without a doubt, Baraabaru is the most incredible Indian Restaurant outside of India.

The new Sunset Bar at Kuda is a perfect way to end a wonderful day. It is designed again with incredible thought. There is an over-water area for couples to enjoy a cocktail and a fantastic more family style area set on the sand with large swing seats and plenty to occupy the children. You can sit back and enjoy a cocktail while the children build a sand castle at your feet!

Built into the main swimming pool, is a popular place to celebrate an invigorating dive or simply relax in the warmth of the midday sun. Tropical drinks and a light snack menu are available throughout the day.

Activities

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Must Do: Making a coral frame and spending an afternoon with the resident Marine Biologist is a fantastic experience. It does feel great knowing that you have contributed to building a coral reef and getting the updates when you are back at home is a fantastic reminder of your holiday.


The Four Seasons has just completed building some amazing tennis courts for guests on their own private island. Imagine catching a Dhoni over to a private island to play a game! Naturally surfing is a Must Do at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa. Make sure you book during the Maldives' surf season though.

The highlight of a stay for an active person at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa would have to be the proximity to the Maldivian world class surf breaks. Whether you are learning to surf or wanting to challenge yourself with more advanced breaks, it is all just a few minutes from the Four Seasons.

Like its sister resort Landaa Giraavaru, Four Seasons Kuda Huraa has a Marine Discovery Centre that is somewhere marine enthusiasts and marine enthusiast juniors can spend literally hours every day! The Marine Discovery Centre has a meeting area where guests are invited to hear the Marine Biologists give presentations on local marine life before going out on excursions. There is also a rehabilitation centre for injured sea turtles and rescued baby sea turtles.

The Four Seasons Kids Club is a fantastic support for families with young children. The children are kept busy with an active program of educational and fun activities. The Kids Club staff are beautiful and the environment is warm and welcoming. They really find that perfect balance between indoor and outdoor time and design activities around the ages of the children on the island at the time. They will take the kids to beach for games, to the Marine Discovery Centre to visit any turtles they have in the rehabilitation area, take them to the Reef Club for a kids only pizza making class, send them on treasure hunts, the list goes on.

The Four Seasons place a huge emphasis on their responsibility to care for the coral reefs of the Maldives and offer guests a chance to build their own Coral Frame. This is a fantastic exercise to do with the family and it teaches you so much about what coral is and how it lives and survives. Guests spend an afternoon with a resident Marine Biologist carefully tying pieces of live coral to the frame. Once completed, the Four Seasons place a name plaque on the frame and the marine biologist dives down and places the coral frame in the lagoon. Guests are then sent regular updates and photos of their frame and it is a great way to keep a connection with the Maldives and your holiday. Extraordinary Escapes has a frame which many of our clients have seen on their snorkel of the house reef.

Activities and Excursions:
  • Surfing - a dedicated surf school with professional surf instructors offers escorted surf sessions and clinics for experienced surfers as well as lessons for beginners
  • Marine Discovery Centre.
  • Wide variety of short, half-day and full-day guided excursions, such as snorkelling excursions and the Turtle Talk and Safari
  • Cooking classes and marine talks.
  • Dolphin cruises, sunset fishing and private island excursions, as well as diving programs for guests eight and over.
  • The Kuda Mas Kids Club for children from 4-13 years
  • Majaa Maizan: the resort's young adults' center, welcomes guests between the ages of 13 and 18.
  • Sailboats, kayaks, catamarans and state-of-the-art windsurfing gear.
  • Water Skiing and Para-Sailing
  • Fun tubes and Banana rides
  • Catamaran sailing and Kayak adventure
  • Tennis

SPA

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Must Do: Just going to the Spa is the must do here! The private change rooms that you are allocated with an appointment are palatial. Try to select a treatment that involves a bath ritual.

Four Seasons Kuda Huraa's Spa is the only Spa in the world set on a private island, reached only by boat. Sail over to your Spa appointment in a traditional Maldivian Dhoni boat. Once there you are walked through the gardens to your private treatment villa.

What we really love about this Spa is that you are given your own private change room that is part of the villa. Your change room is enormous and even comes with a sunken bath! There will be no shared space here, only the best for Four Seasons guests!

Discover a haven of tranquility at the Island Spa at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, situated on its own tropical island just a minute's sail by dhoni (traditional Maldivian boat) across Kuda Huraa's lagoon.

Spa programs lasting three to seven days are complemented by the Island Spa Rejuvenation Menu, available in Reef Club restaurant, and healthy-eating recommendations are printed on all other restaurant menus.

Feel at one with the ocean in seven over-water treatment pavilions featuring separate bathing areas and outdoor showers.