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Kuredu Island Resort

The Kuredu Island Resort is located on the northern tip of Lhaviyani Atoll, just 90 miles north of the international airport and a mere 40 minute seaplane journey providing astounding views of the world’s most distinct established atolls. This large yet exquisitely designed resort has everything to offer the seasoned traveller, you really have landed in paradise, encircled by a soft white sandy beach the island resort is picture perfect and the ideal place for those looking for a dynamic cosmopolitan setting with an array of facilities to suit all. The surrounding pristine blue waters are renowned for bountiful marine life, here you will be dazzled with colourful coral reef, abundant reef fish, turtles, sharks and rays!

The resort consists of six types of accommodation including 40 garden bungalows, 90 beach bungalows, 93 beach villas, 100 jacuzzi beach villas, 50 sangu water villas including 1 honeymoon suite, 10 sultan pool villas including 1 sultan pool villa with twin beds. An astounding 383 rooms proposing an amazing variety to suit all pockets. To ensure you receive the best value for money the resort offers half board, full board and two all-inclusive packages. The resort is designed into three distinct locations the main beach, the Sangu resort and the ‘O’ resort thus enabling it to cater for adults, children, divers and couples. Be it the location of your accommodation, the restaurant you wish to dine in or the facilities in the room, you will be spoilt for choice as the resort has 4 main restaurants, 3 a-la-carte themed restaurants, 7 bars and 2 tea houses.

Kuredu Island has a stunning lagoon, house reef and access to around 60 dive sites just a short boat ride away. Prodivers is the on-site PADI 5 star dive centre and the experienced dive team will find the perfect spot for any diver, new or experienced. Offering guided dives and courses with daily boat trips to the numerous dives sites in the surrounding area it enables divers the experience to enjoy the amazing unspoilt colourful coral reefs, dazzling schools of fish and get up close and personal encounters with sea turtles. You can also find friendly reef sharks cruising the waters around Kuredu and between November and May you may be lucky enough to spot a dozen journeying Manta Rays!

When you are not diving you can take advantage of the myriad of other activities on offer including 2 sparkling clear fresh water swimming pools overlooking the beach and a children’s wading pool. Equally you can enjoy a game of tennis in the floodlit tennis court, play in the only golf club in the Maldives with PGA certified Golf Pro, partake in beach volleyball, badminton, go for a bicycle ride or play on the football ground. The entertainment centre offers table tennis, snooker, table foosball, table top and giant chess, widescreen TV with DVD and a lending library. You can also get hot and sweaty in the fitness centre with a modern gym featuring new equipment, indulge in some water sports, relax and enjoy the spa or go shop in one of the many outlets available.

Transfer Times:
40 minutes from international airport by seaplane

Board Basis :

  • Half board including breakfast and dinner
  • Full board including breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • All inclusive Plus


  • The all-inclusive plus plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the:

  • Bonthi Restaurant for guests in the garden and beach bungalows.
  • The Koamas restaurant is for guests staying in the beach villas and jacuzzi beach villas
  • The Sangu restaurant is for guests staying in the water villas
  • The ‘O’ restaurant is for guests in the nearby beach villas.
  • Guests staying at the sultan villa can choose where they prefer to dine.


  • With this meal plan the mini-bar is refilled daily, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at all bars, afternoon tea and snacks from 15:00 to 18:00 in the Babuna bar, one sunset cruise, one half an hour group snorkelling lesson, one half an hour windsurfing lesson, one half an hour golf driving range lesson. This board basis also includes free use of the fitness centre, daytime use of the tennis court, beach volleyball and badminton courts, table tennis, billiards, snooker, darts and football pitch. Free use of the beginner’s level kayaks and windsurfers and 20% discount from a la carte food & wine menu prices. Please note that beverages served from 01:30 am to 09:00am are not included.
  • All inclusive Gold


  • The all-inclusive gold plan includes all that encompasses the all-inclusive plus plan above as well as cocktails at all bars, one dinner in Franco’s One restaurant, one hour spa treatment per week, one golf round per week and one intro or check dive. Please note that beverages served from 01:30 am to 09:00am are not included

    The Maldivian Government will be implementing a 8% GST (Goods and Service Tax). This Tax will be charged to all clients for all services provided at the resort, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked hotel prices include this charge.



    The Maldivian Government will be implementing a 3.5% GST (Goods and Service Tax) from the 01st January 2011 onwards. This Tax will be charged to all clients for all services provided at the resort, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked hotel prices include this charge.

    Board Basis

    • Daily breakfast and dinner
    • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • The all-inclusive plus plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the:

      Bonthi Restaurant for guests in the garden and beach bungalows.
      The Koamas restaurant is for guests staying in the beach villas and jacuzzi beach villas
      The Sangu restaurant is for guests staying in the water villas
      The ‘O’ restaurant is for guests in the nearby beach villas.
      Guests staying at the sultan villa can choose where they prefer to dine.

      With this meal plan the mini-bar is refilled daily, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at all bars, afternoon tea and snacks from 15:00 to 18:00 in the Babuna bar, one sunset cruise, one half an hour group snorkelling lesson, one half an hour windsurfing lesson, one half an hour golf driving range lesson.

      This board basis also includes free use of the fitness centre, daytime use of the tennis court, beach volleyball and badminton courts, table tennis, billiards, snooker, darts and football pitch. Free use of the beginner’s level kayaks and windsurfers and 20% discount from a la carte food & wine menu prices. Please note that beverages served from 01:30 am to 09:00am are not included.
    • Iincludes all that encompasses the all-inclusive plus plan above as well as cocktails at all bars, one dinner in Franco’s One restaurant, one hour spa treatment per week, one golf round per week and one intro or check dive. Please note that beverages served from 01:30 am to 09:00am are not included
    Bedroom

    Beach Bungalow

    The 90 beach bungalows are on the northern beach side, set in the opulent greenery and peacefulness of the island with sea views. Within walking distance to the resorts main area these are wonderfully furnished spacious bungalows.

    • Mini Bar
    • Fan
    • Air conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Telephone
    • Veranda
    • En-suite Open Air Bathroom
    • CD Player
    • Hair dryer (On request)
    • Beach Towels
    • Double or Twin beds
    Exterior

    Garden Bungalow

    The 40 garden bungalows are located on the north eastern part of the island amidst tastefully landscaped gardens. These rooms consist of all the modern amenities and are perfect for people with a budget in mind.

    • Mini Bar
    • Fan
    • Air conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • Telephone
    • Veranda
    • En-suite Open Air Bathroom
    • CD Player
    • Hair dryer (On request)
    • Beach Towels
    • Double or Twin beds
    Exterior

    Beach Villa

    The 93 beach villas are cosy and comfortable with magnificent views of the Indian Ocean located on the main beach a few steps from the beautiful lagoon on the south centre part of the island.

    • Mini Bar
    • Fan
    • Air conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • Telephone
    • Veranda
    • En-suite Open Air Bathroom
    • Seating Area
    • CD Player
    • Hair dryer (On request)
    • Beach Towels
    • Double or Twin beds
    Water Villa

    Sangu Water Villa

    The 50 sangu water villas are situated on the sun-set side of the island above the crystal clear blue waters, built on wooden stilts these stunningly designed villas are the perfect romantic getaway.

    • Mini Bar
    • Fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • T.V.
    • Telephone
    • En-suite Facilities
    • CD Player
    • Beach Towels
    • Terrace
    • Four poster king bed
    • Sun loungers
    Jacuzi Beach Villa

    Jacuzzi Beach Villa

    The 100 jacuzzi beach villas offer unprecedented comfort and luxury in your favourite part of the island. These delightful villas are dotted across the island so you can enjoy the white sands and bathe in the warm Indian ocean.

    • Mini Bar
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • T.V.
    • Jacuzzi Bath
    • Telephone
    • CD Player
    • Beach Towels
    • Terrace
    • Four poster king bed
    • Sun loungers

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    Prodivers Kuredu

    Kuredu Island Resort

    Kuredu Island Resort is the home of Prodivers' PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, one of the largest and longest running diving and snorkelling operations in the Maldives. The awarding winning dive centre offers a range of activities for both divers and snorkelers, you can join one of the experienced snorkel guides for land tours to the reefs around the island taking palce daily free of charge. They also boast snorkel trips by boat allowing guests to venture further away and fully experience the underwater delights.

    Prodivers covers everything from complete beginner courses, through the full range of PADI scuba diving courses, as well as a large number of specialty programs, including Rebreather diving and courses, Nitrox diving and courses to Prodivers distinctive speciality courses The Maldivian Shark & Ray Diver and the Sea Turtle Specialty.

    Prodivers offers boat trips up to six times a day and the diving can be scheduled as a full day, early morning, lunch and even night dives. Independent diving is available at the house reef. The house reef diving is even more interesting with the dive centre’s own wreck just 60 metres from the entry point.

    The dive centre offers a full range of good, reliable and fully serviced equipment. If you have your own dive gear, the centre has a large and spacious equipment room, with a separate drying area for wetsuits for you to store your equipment during your stay. Weights are provided upon arrival, along with a bag for transporting your dive gear to the boats.

    Get Nitrox Free of Charge with the diving packages


    Diving Courses:

    Equipment is included in the courses listed. Manuals, certification fees and boat transportation are not included and will be charged at the dive centre. Manuals and certification fee costs around USD155 locally. All courses include full set of equipment, logbook, manuals and certification fees.



    Equipment Rental - The below rates are per person per dive unless stated otherwise

    PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
    You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

    This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

    The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

    PADI Open Water Diver

    This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

    The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

    Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
    Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
    Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

    PADI Scuba Diver

    This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Dive Course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, The PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

    The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

    PADI Open Water Referral

    This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

    From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

    You attain this rating by completing five pool dives and a number of knowledge development sessions with a final exam (which is not rocket science its just diving) and by completing four open water dives.

    PADI Scuba Review

    Refresh your scuba diving skills and knowledge. Go over important dive safety concepts.

    You’ll go over important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. Your PADI Professional will have you practice putting your gear together and doing a pre-dive safety check with your buddy. In the water, you’ll review all the basic scuba skills with a focus on good buoyancy control.

    PADI Rescue Diver

    Become a Rescue Diver. A great level to be. You will have the skills to aid your fellow divers in an emergency.

    The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

    PADI Bubblemaker

    Experience scuba diving under the direct supervision of a PADI Pro. Take your first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6ft. For children who are at least 8 years old.

    Bubble makers get a chance to:

    PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

    The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.

    Junior Open Water Divers ages 10 to 11 years must complete three adventure dives to become a Junior Adventure Diver. They must dive with a PADI Professional or certified parent/guardian. Dives must not exceed 12 metres/ 40 feet.

    Junior Open Water Divers ages 12 to 14 years may complete three Adventure Dives to earn the Junior Adventure Diver rating or five Adventure Dives to earn the Junior Advanced Open Water rating and must dive with a certified adult.

    PADI Junior Open Water Diver

    This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

    PADI Enriched Air Diver

    The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

    You’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session, and two optional (or required) scuba dives, you’ll:

    PADI Divemaster

    Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

    The PADI Dive master course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

    Special Offer

    Maldives, Northern Region

    Book by 28/02/18 in any room category and receive a special Discount on meal plan booked - Valid for stays between the 01/04/18 - 30/04/18.

    Get a special discounton meal plan booked.

    Welcome drink

    Maldives, Northern Region

    Supplements are per person when any number of guests occupy a room. Applicable to all room types. First and last night of stay must fall within the date bands below. Complimentary welcome drink upon check-in for each guest. Date From 01/04/2018 to 30/04/2018.

    Complimentary welcome drink upon check-in for each guest.