Resorts

Kudadoo Maldives

Freedom is a place where experiences your heart desires are seamless, authentic and in sync with nature. With a dedicated butler on hand to help you tailor all aspects of your time on the island, moments of magnificence await you at every turn. The AAA concept – Anything. Anytime. Anywhere. – encompasses all facets of your holiday; personalised culinary creations, ocean exploration and wellness are yours to be had, all against a marvellous backdrop of the Maldives’ Lhaviyani Atoll.

Committed to your well-being and that of the planet, Kudadoo reinvents sustainability – they take pride on the island being powered by the sun 100%, and on eco-conscious choices that intertwine the design, conceived by the architectural mastermind Yuji Yamazaki, and adventures to create a luxury experience that threads lightly.

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The retreat, kudadoo’s iconic two-storey architectural masterpiece, houses all the quintessential delights of high-end leisure. It is here that you can savour a sweeping choice of luxury indulgences and nourish your hedonistic soul. Located atop an aquamarine lagoon, the heart of the private island intertwines the residents’ socialising, dining and well-being needs with alluring natural surrounds that put one’s mind at ease in and of themselves.

Just a short boat ride away, Dream Island offers residents the ultimate desert island experience. The long, white-sand sandbank sits in its own lagoon and is the perfect place to spend a romantic morning with your partner, or as the spot for a special sunset dinner or private party. Reinventing the luxury all-inclusive concept, Kudadoo caters to your every whim, accommodating your lifestyle and nourishing your spirit for adventure. Your effortless luxury experience can be filled with anything you want, anytime and anywhere.

At every point in the design and operation of Kudadoo, the team has carefully selected and purposefully minimised its environmental impact. Together with Yuji Yamazaki, the architectural mastermind behind the private island, resort designers have sourced exclusively eco-conscious materials for your residence, including wood from sustainably managed forests in Canada, New Zealand and Indonesia. The design of your residence encompasses large sliding doors on two sides which allows for a pleasant cross-breeze as well as the illustrious feeling of a large, open living space that extends all the way to the ocean. This ingenious design was purposely created for you to feel the elements of the Maldives, while in an elegant and contemporary place with the precious natural environment at its heart.

Meeting your every need and ensuring a seamless truly-inclusive experience is your private butler. The butler is available 24 hours a day to assist you with making your stay on the private island impeccable and tailored to your lifestyle preferences. Priding themselves on extensive local knowledge and authentic energy, your residence butler is there to assist you. Be it arranging your beach dinner, an intimate vow exchange ceremony for your wedding, island celebrations or joining you for a dolphin expedition if you wish, your private butler will do their best to ensure you feel comfortable and seize every moment while at Kudadoo.

DINING
Kudadoo is filled with umami taste experiences inspired by you, adapted to your dietary requirements and seasoned to perfection by the executive chef.

An appealing and sense-seducing mix of exquisite dining and otherworldly locations is yours to be had at Kudadoo. A gourmet picnic or a celebration of a special event on Dream Island. An intimate candlelight dinner on the beach or under the starlight skies on your residence’s deck. Foster your epicurean nature in this unique culinary hideaway.

DINE AT THE RETREAT
Cherish the company of your loved one and gaze at the ocean while savouring superb food inspired by your personal preferences. There are no menus, only suggestions. The executive chef, a fine dining maven with a passion for designing bespoke gastronomic treats with a personalised signature twist will spark your culinary curiosity at any time of the day.

UNDERSEA RESTAURANT
‘Spectacular’ is served under the Indian Ocean too! 5.8 metres below the sea at Hurawalhi lies the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant where contemporary cuisine and views of the coral reef will send your senses soaring. Dive into culinary pleasures at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, just minutes away from your residence. The restaurant can be booked in its entirety for private dining, personal events or corporate meetings.

WINE CELLAR
the owner’s wine cellar boasts 70 wine labels, featuring some of the world’s most exclusive wines, while Kudadoo’s luxury inclusive wine cellar offers 80 labels, all with a Wine Spectator rating of 88 or above. A global collection purposefully selected to enhance your culinary journey and palate. Sommelier is at your service for pairing recommendations and to assist you in finding the perfect bottle for any occasion.

ACTIVITIES
Nourish your spirit of adventure and fill your days at Kudadoo Maldives private island with meaningful experiences. Your much-needed respite from the confines of everyday life can take many forms, each bringing about a sense of fulfilment and a profound connection with nature, yourself and those closest to you.

SWIM WITH MANTA RAYS
These gentle giants can often be found in the warm waters around Kudadoo, and swimming with them in their natural habitat is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Working with the Manta Trust, Kudadoo has helped to identify over 300 individual mantas in the atoll’s waters. Hurawalhi’s resident marine biologist is available to lead diving and snorkelling trips to meet these beautiful creatures.

FREEDIVE WITH TURTLES
With one of the largest populations of turtles in the country, the Lhaviyani Atoll offers a unique and unrivalled opportunity for guests to interact with these ancient creatures. Both green sea turtles and their smaller cousins, hawksbill turtles, are frequently found on the reefs around the islands and are also known to nest in the area.

BLUE LIGHT SNORKELING
For the adventurous, try bioluminescent night snorkel. Equipped with a UV torch and led by a marine biologist, the blackness of the sea will surround you as you discover burning red feather stars, green glowing brain corals and radiant mushroom corals.

DOLPHIN EXPEDITION
Home to hundreds of dolphins, the warm waters around Kudadoo are the perfect place to head out and meet acrobatic neighbours. Both spinner dolphins and bottlenose dolphins regularly seen on these private speedboat tours.

YOUR DIVE BUTLER
Along with the Island Butler, a member of Kudadoo’s dive team will be available to provide private diving, showing residents the incredible underwater world around the island. The experienced instructors are able to offer a full range of PADI courses, Discover Scuba Diving sessions, as well as showing experienced divers the best spots in the atoll.

SHARK DIVING WITH UNDERWATER SCOOTERS
Lhaviyani Atoll is famous for its channel shark dives by underwater scooter. Surrounded by fifty or more Grey Reef Sharks and the occasional Tiger Shark, you’ll enter a new world with the help of the trained diving instructors.