The lost temple of Kudak: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa announces 2017 festive season theme

Archaeological action and adventure beckon this festive season at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. Announcing The Lost Temple of Kudak: an Indiana Jones-inspired quest that begins in ancient Egypt.

Embark on a culinary chase across the globe with daily-changing theme nights; decipher clues to complete the treasure map (and to be in with a chance of winning a Four Seasons resort stay in Egypt); visit the Valley of the Kings for adrenaline-fuelled water pursuits, and enjoy post-adventure pampering at Cleopatra’s Island.

Holiday Highlights

From quest-commencing cocktails at Shimabuku Jones’ Headquarters on December 21, 2017 to a Christmas clandestine “change-of-hands” meeting at Khan El Khalili Festive Bazaar on December 25, every day brings a new adventure.  Decipher clues at each event to progress your quest – and find your way to the Lost Temple of Kudak: a mythical marvel that opens its doors just once a year for a gala celebration of Pharaonic proportions on December 31. Don’t miss Hatshepsut’s Sunset Soiree on December 22; the Christmas Tree Lighting on December 23; and Alexandria Cocktails & Fashion Show on December 28 among other exciting happenings.

Holiday Dining

Loosen belts for a gourmet archaeologist’s dream: daily theme nights and events overflowing with mouthwatering clues and cuisines, trinkets and treats.  Culinary capers extend from The Prophecy of the Lobster to classic European and Mediterranean festive favourites on the steamboat-style Cruise on the Nile; Japanese-flair, family-style seafood at Red Sea Yakiniku to all manner of biryanis and tandooris, koftas and curries at Baraabaru’s Indus Valley evening. A Bedouin Beach Party, A Subcontinent Exposé and North American Steak Out are just some of the other highlights.

Just for Kids

Mini Joneses are in for a treat with action-packed days at the Temple of Mysteries Kids’ Club, including treasure trails, snake charm obstacle courses, and camel beach races.  Other headline events include the Mummies Mayhem Games Night, New Year’s Eve Makeover, Cleopatra’s Dream Catchers, festive photo shoots, talent show, baby turtle monitoring and coral reefscaping. Lisa and the Kuda Mas agents are ready to immerse all treasure-hunters aged 4-12 in the complimentary fun from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day – plus special festive evening activities.

Cool Stuff

Dive and decorate an underwater Christmas tree, snorkel with Santa and his festive turtles, and reign supreme in the Battle of the Pharaohs Football Tournament. Transforming into Cleopatra’s Island for the festive season, The Island Spa is offering a series of “ancient beauty secret” therapies – Milk Bath, Golden Facial, Divine Manicure and Pedicure, and Ancient Hair Treatment – exclusively for the holidays.

All inspiring Joneses are advised to pack their white and gold finest, their riddle solving hats, and their spirit of adventure. Buckle up; it’s going to be quite a mysterious ride…

To book one of the last remaining rooms at Kuda Huraa this festive season, contact the Resort at [email protected] or +960 66 00 888. For more information about Kuda Huraa’s 2017 festive program, click here.

All-Inclusive Plus Enhancements at Kuredu

From the 1st of November 2017, the All-Inclusive Plus package on Kuredu is growing! The All-Inclusive Plus package is the most frequent meal plan that our guests opt for, and already contains a great range of drinks, meals and activities for all to enjoy. But from the 1st of November, a number of new additions will join the list of benefits to help make your stay even more enjoyable:

– Red, white and Rosé wine from the minibar will be included
– All guests on the All-Inclusive Plus package will receive a demi bottle of champagne during their stay (1 per room)
– A larger range of hot drinks will be included: espresso, cappuccino, latte, macchiato and hot chocolate
– Complimentary, regularly scheduled group yoga sessions with Duniye Spa
These join a list of activities and wine and dine options that include (but are not limited to):
– 30-minute group snorkel introductions, windsurf lessons and golf lessons
– Use of a wide range of sport facilities including tennis, badminton and volleyball court, the FIFA-approved football pitch and the island’s gym
– A wide range of unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from the islands’ bars (served by the glass)
– Soft drinks, canned beers, Kuredu water from the minibar (refilled once per day)
– 50% discount in Kuredu’s a la carte restaurants.

The All-Inclusive Plus package is a great way to enjoy all that Kuredu has to offer in a convenient and hassle-free way.
Treat yourself to an all-inclusive holiday in the Maldives with the current special offer for stays in November and December – book until 30th September to receive up to 20% discount!

Guests staying at Kuredu can reserve a table at Hurawalhi’s 5.8 Undersea Restaurant for an incredible multi-course tasting extravaganza and add another incredible highlight to the holiday.

Eat, drink and be merry this September at Kuredu

Kuredu’s Food and Beverage department is pleased to announce a series of dining events and promotions for September. Mark your calendars and say bon appetit and Pros’ as you enjoy the following special events in the sun or under the sparkling stars and the moon:

Beach Dinners

Following the success of beach dinners in the previous months, more special dinners are planned for September. On the 5th we will be hosting a full moon romantic BBQ, followed up by a Japanese-themed buffet run from The Far East on the 18th.

United Gindom

September is also a special month for any gin lovers out there, as we introduce Kuredu’s “United Gindom” gin menu to the O and Sangu Bars. Featuring a range of international brands, including Herno, which was voted the best gin in the world 2016, and Kuredu’s own line of new, handcrafted gins, featuring New Delhi Gin, Indian Ocean Gin, Kuredu Gin, Colombo Gin.

Life is Brewtiful

If gin is not your cup of tea, head to Sai Kotari, where along with the usual signature teas and coffees available, a number of craft beers and fruit shandies from around the world will be served for those fancying something a little different as part of Kuredu’s “Life is Brewtiful” celebrations.

Ruinart Promotion

Great news for those looking to enjoy new movies under the stars on a Sunday evening at Ralhu Bar: we’ll be running a special movie promotion that includes a demi bottle of Ruinart Brut, popcorn, chocolate and nuts.

October Festival

During the second half of September (and into October), Kuredu will be joining in the Oktoberfest atmosphere. As well as offering some traditional German beers, there will be two additional Oktoberfest beach BBQs on the 16th and 30th of September for those wanting to raise their glass and celebrate the joys that are beer and Kuredu!

Head to the Events section Kuredu’s Facebook to find out more and to confirm your attendance.

Dinners can be booked through Franco’s or by emailing us. If you wish to surprise your loved ones, a gifts voucher can be purchased here.

Top 3 excursions in Hurawalhi

Choosing the right resort for your Maldives’ holiday among the over a hundred options can make a difference between a good holiday and a fabulous one. Should you have already set your mind on Hurawalhi Maldives to experience its unpretentious charm, take some time to explore beyond the island, too.

The vast expanses of blue, pleasantly interrupted by tropical islands and sandbanks, is the Maldives in a nutshell. Above and below the gleaming ocean, Lhaviyani Atoll offers some magnificent excursion opportunities, suitable for honeymooners, families and ocean enthusiasts alike.

These are currently the most popular excursions available at Hurawalhi:

Dream Island

Dream Island, HurawalhiBe it from the infinity pool, spa treatment rooms, the beach, or your Ocean Pool and Ocean Villa, the sight of the Dream Island will surely impress you. What’s even better is that you can have this dreamy, desolate sandbank all to yourselves.



Big Game Fishing

Big Game Fishing, HurawalhiCatch a sight of the atoll’s picturesque landscape and try your luck at reeling in your triumphant fish. The excursion caters for novice and expert trawlers. Sailfish, barracuda, yellow fin tuna, dorado or wahoo are not uncommon in Lhaviyani Atoll.



Turtle Sanctuary

Turtle Sanctuary, HurawalhiVisit the capital of the atoll, Naifaru, to visit the turtle sanctuary that is run by the local NGO, Naifaru Juvenile. Volunteers currently rehabilitate fifty juvenile green sea turtles and four olive ridley turtles, all of which will hopefully recover soon and return to where they belong.