With endless resort options, there’s really a resort for every family in the Maldives. Although some resorts are better fitted for families than others. Here’s Sophibee’s Top 5 luxury Maldives resorts with fun and memorable kid-friendly experiences. And yes, sometimes moms and dads can join too.
Top 5 Luxury Maldives Resorts with Kid-Friendly Experiences
1. COMO Maalifushi Maldives
Kid-Friendly Highlights: your kids will learn all about the island’s ecosystem from a marine biologist, go zipping through the waves on a splash net cruise, and enjoy a family yoga class on the beach. And also Family Castaway Picnics and Aqua Safaris, where a marine biologist will join your family for an in-depth guide of the coral reef.
COMO’S Resident Marine Biologist has teamed up with Seamarc, a marine consultancy company, to plant new coral frames on the seafloor, which encourage new reefs to grow and prosper.
2. Soneva Jani
Kid-Friendly Highlights: private sunset dolphin cruise for the whole family, The Den – the largest kid’s zone in the Maldives -, chocolate and ice cream room, Soneva Academy for kids 12 and older, and island discovery bike rides. But also ‘Turtle on Call’ where your kids get a glimpse into the lives of some of the Maldives’ sea turtles with the help of Soneva’s Marine Biologist.
3. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
Kid-Friendly Highlights: Yoga classes designed for children focus on the mind-body–breath connection as well as meditation. As well as dolphin cruises aboard a Maldivian Dhoni to a tailored adventure aboard a private yacht to antigravity yoga, beach football, and watersports. For teenagers from 16 and up, Socialite is the place to be.
4. Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
Kid-Friendly Highlights: Family BBQ, daily complimentary ice cream for kids, a departure gift of a framed photo of your family, and a Turtle Quest Marine adventure.
5. JOALI Maldives
Kid-Friendly Highlights: from yoga to puppet making, henna tattoos to movie nights, kite festivals to pottery classes. But also smoothie and “nice-cream” making classes and Ghost Net Bracelet workshops.
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