Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is a vibrant garden island with all the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village; just 25 minutes from the airport. Adopt an entire ocean lifestyle at the Resort’s ‘Tropicsurf’ Surf School. Sail by dhoni to The Island Spa – the only spa in the Maldives on its own private isle. Retreat to traditional land and sea-based accommodations interspersed with fragrant borders of bougainvillea, frangipani and hibiscus flowers. As the setting sun paints the endless sky, the Sunset Lounge epitomises the Resort’s laid-back and sociable vibe.
Location: South Kaafu
Distance from Airport (INIA):
25 min from Airport by Speedboat
Number of rooms:96 Rooms
Café Huraa serves Western and Asian cuisine under two al fresco pavilions adjacent to the stunning swimming pool. For breakfast, guests can look forward to an extensive buffet of Asian and Continental specialities, exotic fruits, freshly baked breads and pastries. Dinner embraces Asian fare with an emphasis on regional specialities. The popular theme nights offer tantalising specialities. The restaurant has a cellar that boasts an exclusive selection of the finest handpicked wines.
The breath-taking Baraabaru restaurant, which serves Indian cuisine, is fashioned with an outdoor deck providing an exquisite dining experience perched over the water. There is also an exclusive private dining pavilion for special occasions. The restaurant’s interior is an opulent combination of bright colours and spectacular lighting. Adding to the ambience is a Tandoor Bar where one can view the chefs in action. Open for dinner only, Baraabaru focuses on made-to-order home-style Indian cuisine, with highlights including Jain, Sattvic and organic specialties.
Reef Club serves classic Italian cuisine. The bright and breezy restaurant is located away from the buzz of the main restaurant area, at the southern end of the island, with excellent sunset views. Dining is available outdoors on a wooden deck or under a thatched roof pavilion. A couple of tables are situated directly in the sand beside the adults-only Serenity Pool. At lunchtime, the emphasis is on seafood and salads, pastas and pizzas for light, casual dining in the sun.
Located adjacent to the main pool, Kandu Grill is open for dinner, serving barbecued Maldivian reef fish, Indian Ocean lobster, local tuna as well as prime Steaks, salads and sides from an open kitchen pavilion.
Located next to the lobby, the Sunset Lounge provides the perfect start to the evening, serving an extensive selection of cocktails against the backdrop of a stunning Maldivian sunset. This open-sided pavilion overlooks the jetty, offering great views of the Island Spa and access to Turtle Beach. Music enhances the relaxed, informal atmosphere while a billiards table and board games provide entertainment.
The ‘swim-up’ Pool Bar serves a wide range of cocktails, juices and snacks throughout the day. The beachside pool setting offers an exceptional lounging experience with excellent service and attention to detail. Several gazebos around the pool provide shade by day and romantic dining venues by night.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner or between-meal snacks are served in each bungalow's dining area. The menu is available 24 hours and can cater to any request, including sunrise Champagne breakfasts, romantic beach dinners, Robinson Crusoe picnics and private parties of any size.
The Resort’s Tropicsurf Surf School offers courses for guests aged six years old and above. Master the board in the pristine lagoon, embark on a series of surf clinics or let loose on six quality breaks within a stone’s throw - with many more secret, uncrowded spots just a whisper away. The Water Sports Centre offers a wide range of group and individual activities. Non-motorised activities are complimentary and include kayaking, snorkelling, windsurfing, and catamaran sailing. Additional motorised activities such as water-skiing, parasailing, banana-boating, jet skiing, Seabobs, Jet Pack and fun tubes are available at a charge. There’s also an impressive Marine Discovery Centre (an interactive research and education centre), yoga, anti-gravity yoga, gym, tennis court, mini tennis for kids, Kids Club and library. Exciting cultural and sightseeing excursions are also available.
THE ISLAND SPA
7 OVER WATER TREATMENT PAVILIONS
DAILY, 09:00 - 22:00
Located on its own private island just a minute away from the Resort by dhoni (native Maldivian wooden boat), the Island Spa melds Sodashi’s all-natural goodness with time-honoured Asian traditions to offer a range of innovative approaches for men, women and children (from age 6). Lush gardens lead to seven over-water treatment pavilions – each designed for couples – featuring massage tables with sea-viewing portals, separate bathing area and private garden courtyard with open-air shower.