Makunudu Island is situated in the North Male' Atoll of the Maldives. Fifty five minutes speed boat ride from the Male' International Airport (Hulhule) will bring you to this island where tall palm trees sway in the warm tropical breeze and the sandy white beaches dazzle your eyes in the sun - all six acres of it - is a haven from the world's endless pressures and a truly divine creation of nature.
Careful attention has been paid to leave nature's work untouched by human effort. A compromise between nature's beauty and man's creativity gives Makunudu the best of both worlds - natural beauty, enhanced by a sophisticated and subtle elegance which is never obtrusive. In fact, nothing is obtrusive or loud about Makunudu.
Careful not to detract from nature's beauty, and with your privacy in mind, the rooms in Makunudu are limited to just 36 deluxe bungalows. Situated at a stone's throw from the beach, Makunudu's airy and spacious bungalows strike the perfect compromise between nature and modern-day sophistication. The rooms are all air-conditioned and a re equipped with facilities such as a mini-bar, personal safe and IDD telephone services. Furnished to display a subtle elegance, the spacious and airy bungalows can make you feel as light as the breeze which wafts into your room from the sea. The ensuite bathrooms in the bungalows are the final compromise between tradition and modern living. Open-air showers with miniature gardens tended in soft white sand is the perfect setting to refresh yourself after a day in the sun and the sea.
At Makunudu, they make sure the guests get the best food. Makunudu's Ara Iru Restaurant, with a breathtaking view of the sea and the beach, offers a wholesome breakfast from the large buffet laid out for you with such a wide array of choices. Everyday at lunch, you have a large buffet table laden with an eclectic range of foods to choose from. Dinner at the Ara Iru Restaurant is an experience to remember. The romantic atmosphere of the restaurant is enhanced by candlelight and complemented by fresh flowers.
Where service is concerned, the experienced waiters at Ara Iru make sure that every guest is well taken care of. Speaking French, German, Italian, Japanese and English, the waiters offer an excellent level of service, ensuring that you are not left wanting for anything.
A wide choice of fine wines, French and Italian, are on offer at all meal times. Culinary delights at Makunudu are not confined to the restaurant, wide though the choice may be. If your wish is to have your breakfast, lunch or dinner on the beach, all by yourself, it can be arranged. A champagne breakfast for honeymooners is part of Makunudu's special gift to those embarking on a life-time's journey together. Room-service is available free of charge at all meal times.
The Makunudu Diving School provides an opportunity for you to experience this "other world" in the best possible way. With the help of professional, multilingual Diving Instructors, you are in safe hands to explore the beauty of the Maldivian waters - beginners and experts alike. Internationally accepted PADI dive certificates at all levels are issued to divers after completing training with the instructors. The lessons are nothing if not enjoyable -- such idyllic conditions leave little room to complain.
The Riya Water Sports Center on Makunudu offers you the opportunity to take optimum advantage of nature's blessings. Windsurfing, catamaran sailing, water skiing, sailing trips on traditional dhonis - are all part of the program at the Riya Water Sports Center. The fishing trips, visits to deserted islands and fishing villages in the vicinity are arranged to give you an opportunity to see what else Maldives has to offer besides the undeniably beautiful island of Makunudu.
|Fast Facts :- |
|Situated at||North Malé Atoll |
|Airport/Resort Distance||38 Kilometers |
|Mode of Transfer||55 minutes by Speed Boat. |
|Number of Rooms||36 Rooms |
|Room Type & Facilities||Deluxe Bungalows, A/C Rooms, Hot & cold water, Hair Dryer, Mini Bar, IDD in the room, Personal safe |
|Accepted Credit Cards||Amex, Visa & Master |
|Recreational Facilities||Scuba Diving, Windsurfing, Catamaran Sailing, Water skiing, Snorkeling, Badminton, Table Tennis, other indoor games and Excursions. |
|Other Facilities||TV room, Library, Aroma Therapy and Natural Beauty Center, Boutique |
|Recommended for||Singles, Couples, Divers, Honeymooners |
Makunudu shimmers like a jewel on the North Male Atoll and is an exclusive hideaway of glistening beaches and sparkling waters. Yet under an hour by speedboat from Male international airport.
On this breezy idyllic retreat, 36 beachfront bungalows nestle amidst lush vegitation. Created in traditional Maldivian style, accommodative of modern luxury, these cottages pamper you completely. Room service is as exotic as you wish.
Have your breakfast on the beach and take in the glorious sunrise. Indulge in private dinners on scenic spots and toast the starry night on full-moon picnics. In the surrounding waters of the resort isle, dive, windsurf, water-ski, even sail a catamaran. Enjoy snorkeling and appreciate stunning coral reefs. Go on fishing trips and visit the Virgin Islands, complemented by beach barbeques.
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