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10 Best Kid-Friendly Resorts In Maldives (With Halal Food Offered!)

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Qistina Bumidin  •  Jun 15, 2022

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Many families might steer clear of travelling to the Maldives with kids in tow due to the honeymoon and romance stereotype, but that's not true at all! These 10 hotels have perks suited for your little ones, which is proof Maldives is the ultimate holiday destination for everyone! Note: Prices are based on 2 adults and 2 children (from ages 12 and below) for 5D4N in the month of July 2022.

Accessible By Boat

1. Kurumba Maldives (1o mins from Malé Airport)

Closely located within the vicinity of the airport, this upscale resort is perfect for families (fun fact: you can stretch your stay at the resort until 3 hours prior to your flight's departure!) Their Majaa Kids' Club is a spacious recreation club that's designed to keep your kids on their toes all day! 🤩 They offer a fun-filled schedule, 7 days a week, with outdoor activities such as snorkelling lessons, beach water treasure hunts, sandcastle building and more! We bet they'll be begging you to take them back again to the club tomorrow 😉
Price: From SGD420 per night on AgodaOpening hours for Majaa Kids Club: 9am-6pm daily (only for kids between 4 and 13 years old) Halal dining options: Can be requested prior to your arrival Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: No
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2. Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives (20 mins from Malé Airport)

Just a mere 20-minute boat ride from the airport, what's different about Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives is the open-concept layout that lets you ultimately enjoy stunning sea views and cooling sea breeze 😌
Choose to relax by the pool, or the beach or join in on the daily yoga class that takes place in their lush gardens. With the largest kids' club, Kuda Koli Kids Club, in the Maldives on-site, your children will have loads to keep them entertained in a safe environment with a variety of activities such as face painting, treasure hunt, t-shirt painting, island exploration, and pool games galore😌
Here's something even cooler: their newly refurbished seven infinity Pool Ocean Villas allow for kids to literally slide out of bed, down a 23-meter shoot, and into the Indian Ocean. And we know it's not only fun for the kids; the adults will love it too!
Price: FromSGD2000 per night on Booking.comOpening hours for Kuda Koli Kids Club: 9am-9pm daily (only for kids between 3 and 12 years old) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Alcohol-free villas: Yes

3. Grand Park Kodhiparru Maldives Resort (20 mins from Malé Airport)

The Grand Park Kodhiparru Maldives Resort is conveniently located near the airport, so you'll only need to take a 20-minute boat ride and begin your beach vacay almost immediately! 😍
They have private bathtubs and even a private pool with breathtaking views of the sea! It has a myriad of facilities perfect for any type of traveller: you can take scuba-diving lessons from PADI-certified instructors, wind down and participate in their yoga sessions (which are free!) or simply chill out in your own villa! 😌
For your restless little ones, the Little Explorer Kids Club is bound to keep them entertained for hours! Under the watchful eyes of their dedicated staff, your kids will be kept active throughout their stay with engaging activities, games and entertainment! Babysitting service is available upon request.
Price: From SGD3000 per night on AgodaOpening hours for Little Explorer Kids Club: 7am-9pm daily (only for kids between 3 and 12 years old) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
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4. Anantara Dhigu (35 mins from Malé Airport)

Anantara Dhigu offers stunning villas and tailored programs to suit your kid's individual interests. For starters, the Dhoni Kids Club Kids offers thrilling indoor and outdoor play spaces that include a climbing wall, a treehouse, and 2 dhoni boats for you and the kids to board for fun water activities! 😍 Families can also enjoy waterskiing, jet-skiing to private islands, jetpacking, sunset cruises, sailing, surfing (April-October), paddleboarding, and so much more. There are even plenty of educational activities for the kids too, such as learning about the surrounding coral reef, and dolphin tours! 😊
Price: From SGD4200 per night on AgodaOpening hours for Dhoni Kids Club Kids: 9.30am-5.30pm daily (only for kids between 3 and 12 years old) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
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5. Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives (45 mins from Malé Airport)

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldivesis renowned for its family-friendly and affordability appeal; we know your family getaway in the Maldives will be a pleasant one here. The entire resort caters to families with loads of activities, including scuba and snorkeling, dolphin spotting, surfing (some of the best waves for your kiddos to learn on!), night fishing, and so much more 🤩 Their Kandoo Kids Club is a 500 sqm two-story children's entertainment zone and is one of the biggest and modern kids' facilities in the Maldives! We can already imagine how much fun your kids will have! 🥰 Oh, did we mention: kids eat FREE at the Holiday Inn!
Price: From SGD1268 per night on AgodaOpening hours for Dhoni Kids Club Kids: 8am-8pm daily (only for kids between 4 and 12 years old) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
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Accessible By Seaplane

6. Soneva Fushi Maldives (30 mins from Malé Airport)

What we love most about the Soneva Fushi Maldives resort is that every villa makes you truly feel like you're on your own private island. Private gardens, seawater swimming pool and open bathrooms just for you 😌 You'll enjoy every single second of your stay here! Kids will love the children's club, The Den. This dedicated playground is the largest in South Asia (the size of six tennis courts!). Your children have the free run of two pools, a water slide, rooms for dressing up, Lego, music and more 🥳 Don't worry, be rest assured that your child's safety is a top priority here! If you have teens tagging along, check out the Soneva Academy (for ages 12 and up). They also have a resident Marina Biologist, a dedicated ice cream parlor, a Chocolate Room, an outdoor movie theatre, and so much more! 🤩
Price: From SGD6600 per night on AgodaOpening hours for The Den: 10am-5pm daily (only for kids between 4 above) Halal dining options: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: None Alcohol-free villas: None
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7. Conrad Rangali (30 mins from Malé Airport)

Located in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the luxury resort offers the best diving, whale shark sighting and coral reefs snorkelling experiences. It's the perfect place to immerse yourself in the crystal clear blue sea, and getting up close with the diverse nature! 🤩 The MAJAA Explorer Hub awaits your little ones with a variety of fun-filled activities! From marine adventures, sports and games, arts and crafts and more, they'll be up and about all day!
Price: From SGD2007 per night on AgodaOpening hours for The MAJAA Explorer Hub: 9am-5pm daily (only kids between 3 and 12 years old are allowed) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Alcohol-free villas: Yes
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8. St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort (45 mins from Malé Airport)

For an ultra family-friendly vacay to the Maldives, look no further than St. Regis! Their children's club located in the Vommuli House has a variety of activites that promises hours of entertainment 🤩 From specially-designed yoga classes, to painting, origami, other creative crafts, and their vast collection of puzzles as well as video and board games, consider your kids occupied while you have your own me-time with your spouse! 🥰 In line with their environmental promise, all toys and furnishings are nontoxic and environmentally friendly.Price: From SGD9000 per night on AgodaOpening hours for the children's club: 9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm daily (only allowed for kids between the ages of 4 and 12) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. COMO Maalifushi (60 mins from Malé Airport)

Play by COMO focuses on young jet setters! Their dedicated program offers incredible wellness menus (for kids!) and loads of unique family activities such as snorkeling with a Marine Biologist, splash net dolphin cruises, and surfing. Their dedicated Play by COMO Space is designed to inspire purposeful and creative child-directed play with carefully-selected toys, books, games, and art materials. And they even themed camps like these for kids too! Price: From SGD2100 per night on Booking.comOpening hours for Play by COMO: 9am-6pm daily (only allowed for kids between the ages of 4 and 12) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: We're unable to confirm this. Website | Facebook | Instagram

BONUS: Six Senses Lammu

Sitting on the privately-owned Olhuveli Island, this resort screams exclusivity. If you're looking for a real private getaway for you and your kids, here's where you go. You'll be escorted to the domestic lounge, where you will take a 35-minute flight from Malé International Airport to Laamu’s Kadhdhoo Airport, and then a 15-minute speedboat ride to the resort. With an eco-friendly environment, you'll be surrounded by green vegetation and calm, blue waters 🤩 There's tons of family-friendly activities for you to try, such as Cinema Under the Stars, team and table games, treasure hunts, cycling, and non-motorized water activities 😊 Take a dolphin cruise, island hop with a picnic, and do morning yoga or a dance class. They also have a kids' club for even more activities suited to kids! And here's another perk: kids under 5 eat free when ordering from the children’s menu and kids aged 6 - 11 eat at full price from the children's menu and with a 50% discount when ordering from the regular menu (half portions). There are also babysitting services available at an additional cost 😍 Price: From SGD7000 per night on Booking.comOpening hours for the kids' club: 9am-6pm daily (only allowed for kids between the ages of 4 and 12) Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: We're unable to confirm this. Website | Facebook | Instagram So what are you waiting for? Time to bring your kids for a fun-filled vacay to this breathtaking island!