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Kurumba Maldives

The perfect place to relax & unwind whilst enjoying the beauty of the ocean.

The Kurumba Maldives was the very first private island resort built in the Maldives. Only 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International airport this luscious green island surrounded by exquisite azure blue seas and pristine white sandy beaches truly is a tropical paradise. With its award winning service and accommodation this stunning resort will excite every guest that steps foot on it. With over 100 of the best dive sites to choose from around North Male you will not be able to stop talking about all of the wonderful experiences you encountered each day. From famous dive sites such as Manta Point and with out of this world coral reefs, every dive will be something spectacular and unforgettable.

Kurumba Maldives is host to a number of different accommodation styles, all 9 types of rooms and villas are unique and cater to each individual guest’s needs perfectly. To complement the array of accommodation the resort offers 5 different types of board basis from basic B&B to ‘Dine Around All Inclusive’. Whether it is absolute luxury you are looking for or just a beautifully simple place to stay with your family, the Kurumba Maldives has it all. Available in the resort is a children’s club for 4 to12 year olds, open daily from 9am to 6pm it also offers a non-qualified babysitting service available on request with an additional charge. There are 38 Superior Rooms, 41 Deluxe Rooms, 51 Deluxe Bungalows, 24 Beachfront Deluxe Bungalows, 8 Garden Pool Villas, 6 Private Villas with Jacuzzis, 7 Deluxe Pool Villas, 4 Presidential Pool Villas and 1 Royal Kurumba Residence. Rooms and villas all have en-suite, partially open air bathrooms, air conditioning and a private terrace to relax and unwind after a long day’s diving.

The Kurumba Maldives boasts nine restaurants offering seven different cuisines including Japanese, Italian, Middle Eastern, North Indian, Asian, local delights and of course a beautiful fish restaurant. Whether it is an intimate candlelit dinner for two on the beach, an indulgent evening in a speciality restaurant or a buffet these are some of the choices available before you dance the night away in the beach bar with an exotic cocktail or two.

You can fill your day up with an array of water sports offered by Extreme Maldives, the onsite company, you can attain a price list on request. Offering experiences such as catamaran sailing, windsurfing, parasailing with platform boat, waterskiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, banana rodeo, fun tubes and sailing safaris with a skipper. If you are looking for a more relaxing time then why not try out one of the many treatments at the Velli Spa or enjoy many of the classes and beach activities that happen daily. There will never be a moment that goes by where you or your family will be bored! The resort’s PADI dive school is the world renowned Euro Divers. Specialist in their field and with over 40 years of experience the very competent, multi lingual staff will assist you in making the most out of every dive around North Male Atoll. From visiting Kandooma Thila an underwater mountain with quick currents creating a fantastic drift dive with huge schools of big eye trevally, to wonderful pinnacles and overhangs abundant with beautiful corals. Over on the eastern side of this wonderful dive site bat fish and green turtles can be spotted. They cater to all qualifications of diver from very experienced divers on holiday looking to explore the wonders of the Indian Ocean to absolute beginners wanting to complete their PADI Open Water Course and venture into the ocean for the first time.

Please note:The Maldivian Government has implemented 3.5% GST (Goods and Service Tax) from the 01st January 2011. 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
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Daily breakfast lunch and dinner in any operational restaurant with beverages. Soft drinks, juices, water, coffee & tea. Selection of beers, wines, liquors & cocktails
Guest Room

Deluxe Room

With the beach only a footstep off of your terrace you will be able to explore the wonders of the reef with complete ease. A beautifully designed airy feel to the room will allow you to relax and unwind in pure blissfulness.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Double or Twin beds
Guest Room

Deluxe Bungalow

The deluxe bungalows are located within the tropical gardens of Kurumba Maldives near to the beautiful white sandy beaches. Relax on your private terrace and freshen up after a long day under you outdoor shower.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
Deluxe Pool Villa Room

Deluxe Pool Villa

Awake to the sight and sound of the ocean lapping at the sand, you can enjoy a peaceful day lounging by your private pool. With this open plan villa you can feel right at home whilst relaxing in your own lounge.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • DVD/CD System
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Jacuzzi Bath
  • Swimming Pool
  • iPod docking station
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
Superior Room

Superior Room

Perfect for a family holiday these rooms are capable of being interconnected. All with either a downstairs terrace or an upstairs balcony. Gardens surround the room enabling you to wake to the sounds of nature and the ocean.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Double or Twin beds
Beachfront Bungalow

Beachfront Deluxe Bungalow

Whilst lounging in your beautifully designed room you can look out towards to the picturesque views of the ocean lapping at the sand. You can connect to nature in the stunning bathrooms which are partially uncovered.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • T.V.
  • DVD/CD System
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box (Extra Cost)
  • iPod docking station
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
Garden Pool Villa Room

Garden Pool Villa

Nestled in the luscious green tropical garden these beautiful villas are spacious with an open bathroom, a large living area and a private plunge pool ready for guests to take a refreshing dip in the heat of the day.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • DVD/CD System
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • iPod docking station
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Double or Twin beds
Private Villa with Jacuzzi Room

Private Villa with Jacuzzi

Perfectly situated on the island for the best views of the sunrise. This spacious villa with its own private terrace and jacuzzi will be the perfect location or a romantic and relaxing stay at Kurumba Maldives.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • DVD/CD System
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Internet
  • Private Terrace
  • Jacuzzi Bath
  • iPod docking station
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • King bed
Royal Kurumba Residence

Royal Kurumba Residence

Outstanding luxury suite like no other. With 2 wings consisting of 2 large bedrooms, 3 flat screen TV's, a large sun deck, 2 pools, a dining room, a living area and a butler on call 24 hours this really is a regal experience

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • Private Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Private Sundeck
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • King bed
  • 24 hour butler service
Presidential Pool Villa Room

Presidential Pool Villa

A stunning 2 level living area, a perfect ‘home away from home’. With beautiful ocean views and direct access to the beach you can relax and unwind on the sand or on your private sun loungers by your own pool.

  • Mini Bar
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
  • DVD/CD System
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Private Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • iPod docking station
  • Open Air Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • King bed
  • 24 hour butler service

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Euro Divers Kurumba

Kurumba Maldives

Euro Divers is a 5 Star PADI dive centre located on-site at Kurumba Maldives offering divers a friendly, safe environment with a high standard of service. This well established dive centre compromises of four multi-lingual, knowledgeable instructors and a wide range of products which means the centre can professionally organise and guarantee you a fun and memorable diving experience whether you are a new or skilled diver. There are around 35 to 40 dive sites in this area including the wreck dive ‘Maldivian Victory’ and the well-known Banana Reef and Manta Point all offering fantastic diving and are just a short boat ride away. For divers that are keen to spot the Manta Rays in this area you need to visit between May and October.

There are a range of experiences on offer whether you choose an individual dive package, a beginner’s course or a course for experienced divers, Euro Divers has it all. All Euro Divers PADI centres provide courses as well as specialities and a wide range of excursion programs for divers such as daily morning and afternoon dives, early morning dives, night dives, special full day excursions, wreck dives, special hammerhead dives and much more. Nitrox is available in all centres and free of charge for PADI and NRC certified divers. Fluoro diving is now also an option at all the Maldives dive centres it is a relatively new development nonetheless a very mesmerising one, you are put in very small groups and equipped with special lights and mask filters which enables you to discover the reef by night. A very fascinating experience!

Euro Divers dive boats are comfortable and equipped with a sundeck, first aid kit, oxygen equipment (DAN) as well as with radio or mobile phones. In between dives the crew offers small refreshments on board.

Ultimate Diving is partnered with Euro Divers in various resorts enabling us to offer you the best diving packages in the Maldives.

32% nitrox mix is FOC for certified divers when pre-booking your daily diving

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.



Goods & Service Tax:

The Maldivian Government has implemented a 12% GST (Goods and Service Tax) and will be charged to all clients for all services provided at the resort, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked diving rates include this charge.



The dive prices below do not include the boat fees and these will be paid directly by you at the dive centre counter

Single boat dive - USD16

Two tank dive - USD25

Full Day Excursion - USD32



Equipment Rental: per day ·

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 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 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 Scuba Diver to Open Water Upgrade

This program will allow you to dive to depths of 18 metres and achieve the most popular dive program in the world!

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.

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 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 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 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: