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A Luxury Surfing Holiday in the Maldives


The Maldives is a place of astounding natural beauty and consistent surf. Add to that a premium holiday at the always impressive Four Seasons Kuda Huraa property and you’re effectively in surfing heaven.


The resort describes itself as ‘serene island living with a Maldivian village charm’ and upon arrival you will understand why. This really is an immersive barefoot luxury experience. Guests are always impressed with the stand out Maldivian & international cuisine on offer here – not to mention the resorts idyllic tropical setting. Surfers will be overjoyed at the prospect of easy access to world class surfing breaks in utopia aka the Maldives. Same goes for underwater lovers – the seas here are famous for sensational year round ocean visibility. Be sure to take part in a diving and/or snorkeling adventure when visiting the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa. MAL_511A LUXURY SURFING VACATION IN THE MALDIVES

To holiday at Kuda Huraa, Four Seasons is ultimately a highly treasured experience. Guests are literally surrounded by crystal clear seas, jewel like lagoons and tropical palm trees. This luxury resort is centrally located amongst the country’s most celebrated surf breaks! Even if you’re not catching waves, you’ll be loving time spent simply relaxing in the natural scenery.

One of the most picturesque locations on earth combined with the undeniable decadence of the much acclaimed Four Seasons brand name equates to a fantastic holiday. Relax in your luxury beachfront villa, surf amazing waves and dine out to your hearts content. Spoil yourself with delightful treatment at the award winning Island Spa for a healing journey to rejuvenate mind, body and soul. Or, simply unwind by the expansive infinity pool – a stylishly classic Four Seasons experience.



The luxe lodgings at Kuda Huraa merge beautifully with the stunning surroundings. Each of the 96 thatched beach and water accommodations have been constructed with indigenous materials to effortlessly reflect a true sense of the Maldives. Beach Bungalows have their own decadent pool amid a private garden oasis. Whilst, the Water Villas entice all to enter with their large sundecks and steps down into the lagoon. Also, on offer is the one and two bedroom Water Suites that feature an evocative glass walled pool and an ample outdoor living area – the epitome of a peaceful lagoon lifestyle.



Whether you’re inclined to get the adrenaline pumping on an ocean adventure or keen to stay horizontal with a novel by the pool -the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa has something for you. Active types will enjoy the dedicated water sports centre that offers a range of aquatic activities such as; wind surfing, sailing, kayaking or motorized water sports. Plus, the certified PADI dive centre can arrange a scuba diving or snorkelling. adventure for inquisitive guests. Other activities include daily yoga, off shore fishing charters, gymnasium, local village excursions and/or a tailored shopping tour to Male.


A luxury surf trip to the Maldives is a once in a life time experience to score plenty of memorable waves. The Four Seasons Kuda Huraa sublime private island position is located super close to famed Maldivian reef breaks such as Cokes and Sultans. While the reeling rights of Tombstones and Ninja’s are nearby too.

It’s worth mentioning that this property plays host to one surfing’s most luxurious surfing event, otherwise known as the ‘Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy’. This invite only event sees the worlds best surfers converge on the adjacent waves to compete for a very prestigious win.


The resort features a dedicated PADI Dive centre where guests have to opportunity to take part in a range of guides dives to a bunch of truly amazing dive sites. Expect to see an assortment of tropical fish, manta ray, placid reef sharks and sea turtles all swimming amid a kaleidoscope of soft and hard corals. NB: certified learn to dive courses are available onsite too.




Four Seasons’ reputation for customer service is unrivaled here in the Maldives! The restaurant options here are fit for a king or certainly a queen. Guests can relax at a table in the sand, settle into an oceanfront pavilion for the evening, swim up to the poolside bar, or perch above the lagoon on a torch lit terrace. We adore the Indian cuisine presented at the exquisite Baraabaru establishment. Same for the Mediterranean flavours of contemporary Italy found on the menu at the invitingly intimate Reef Club. Fans of Asian delicacies best get a seat at Café Huraa! Seeking a fresh seafood spread and/or and prime meat cuts? Then the al fresco Kandu Grill is for you.



Escape from the stresses of day to day life back home and enter into the Zen zone. Arrive by boat and spend as much time as you desire at The Island Spa -an unsurpassed retreat for heavenly relaxation. Refresh, rebalance and rejuvenate. Here you will find an array of wellbeing classes and also, pioneering OSEA treatments that draw on the healing properties of the ocean. Think 5 star products infused with sea oxygen and sea salt to wild harvested seaweed and nutrient rich sea algae. The spa menu offers up a range of incredible treatments including; massage, manicures, exfoliating body wraps and coveted facials.


Kuda Huraa offers an excellent ‘Kids for All Seasons’ program. The program is well suited to curious, active and fun loving children from the ages of four to twelve years old. Whilst the Kuda Mas (“small fish”) Club keeps young guests entertained with activities such as Maldivian handicrafts such as coral painting and palm leaf folding, marine life touch tank and fish feeding and interactive cooking classes. Affordable babysitting services are also available throughout your stay.

If, for some absurd reason you still need convincing that the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa is the dream destination for a luxury family surf vacation in the Maldives, then by all means feel free to read about the resort in detail right here;

Thinking about spectating at the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy event in August 2020? Check out the esteemed list of past winners and current surf comp info here;

By Roxanne Williams




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