Makunudu Island

8 Days

Makunudu Island


North Male Atoll, Maldives | Luxury Hotels

Makunudu Island is a stunning tropical paradise located in the Maldives. This secluded island retreat offers a serene and intimate atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. With its pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and lush vegetation, the island captures the essence of a true Maldivian paradise.

The resort features a collection of charming beachfront bungalows, blending traditional Maldivian architecture with modern comforts. Each bungalow offers a private terrace or patio, allowing guests to enjoy breathtaking views and direct access to the beach. The resort’s commitment to sustainability is clear throughout, with eco-friendly practices implemented to preserve the natural environment.

Makunudu Island is renowned for its exceptional snorkeling and diving opportunities. The vibrant coral reefs surrounding the island teem with marine life, providing a captivating underwater experience for enthusiasts. Guests can also enjoy a range of other activities, including sunset cruises, fishing trips, and rejuvenating spa treatments. With its idyllic setting and warm hospitality, Makunudu Island offers a truly unforgettable getaway in the Maldives.

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Makunudu Island is situated in the Maldives, surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise waters and picturesque white-sand beaches, offering a tranquil and idyllic location for a tropical getaway.

Getting there

To reach Makunudu Island, guests can take a scenic speedboat transfer from the airport, which typically takes approximately 50 minutes, providing a convenient and enjoyable journey to the tropical paradise.


Two Swimming Pools • Fitness Centre • Reception • Pristine White-Sand Beaches • Stunning Coral Reefs • Beachfront Bungalows • Spa • Water Sports • Sunset Cruises • Excursions and Island Hopping • Beachfront Dining • Yoga and Meditation • Wi-Fi Access.

Makunudu Island Highlights

  • Pristine white-sand beaches
  • Vibrant coral reefs for snorkelling and diving
  • Charming beachfront bungalows
  • Yoga and meditation sessions
  • Excursions and island hopping


The resort features 36 Deluxe Bungalows that offer a charming and comfortable stay on the island. These bungalows are designed with a traditional Maldivian touch and provide a serene retreat amidst the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Each Deluxe Bungalow offers a range of facilities to ensure a pleasant stay. The bungalows are spacious and well-appointed, featuring a private terrace or patio where guests can relax and enjoy the tropical ambiance. Inside, you will find a cozy bedroom with a comfortable bed, a seating area, and modern amenities for convenience.

The Deluxe Bungalows are equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, a minibar, and tea/coffee making facilities. They also have en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold water showers, providing a refreshing experience after a day of island adventures.

These bungalows provide a peaceful haven where guests can unwind and connect with nature. With their authentic design and essential amenities, the Deluxe Bungalows at Makunudu Island offer a comfortable and enjoyable retreat for guests to relax and rejuvenate during their stay.

Dining & Bars

Ara Iru Restaurant: The main restaurant of the resort, Ara Iru offers a delightful dining experience with stunning ocean views. Guests can indulge in a variety of international and Maldivian dishes prepared with fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant provides a charming and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a memorable meal.

Sand Bar: Located by the beach, the Sand Bar offers a casual and laid-back setting where guests can enjoy refreshing drinks and tropical cocktails. It’s an ideal spot to unwind and take in the beautiful surroundings while sipping on your favorite beverage.

Sunset Lounge: The Sunset Lounge provides a picturesque setting to witness breathtaking sunsets over the ocean. Guests can relax on comfortable loungers and enjoy a selection of beverages, including signature cocktails, while being mesmerized by the stunning colors of the sky as the sun goes down.

These dining and bar options at Makunudu Island offer guests a delightful culinary experience and opportunities to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Maldives.


Sports & Leisure

Pristine White-Sand Beaches: Makunudu Island is blessed with pristine white-sand beaches, providing guests with a serene and picturesque setting to relax, soak up the sun, and take leisurely walks along the shore.

Coral Reefs for Snorkelling and Diving: The resort is surrounded by vibrant coral reefs, offering exceptional snorkelling and diving opportunities. Explore the underwater world and discover an array of colourful marine life and fascinating coral formations.

Spa: Indulge in a rejuvenating spa experience at the resort’s spa. Choose from a range of pampering treatments and therapies that will revitalize your body and mind, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Water Sports: Engage in exciting water sports activities, such as kayaking, windsurfing, and catamaran sailing. Experience the thrill of gliding across the turquoise waters and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Sunset Cruises: Embark on a romantic sunset cruise, where you can witness the breathtaking colours of the Maldivian sunset while enjoying a leisurely boat ride. It’s a perfect way to create lasting memories with your loved ones.

Excursions and Island Hopping: Explore the nearby islands and experience the local Maldivian culture through guided excursions and island-hopping tours. Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of the Maldives beyond Makunudu Island.

Yoga and Meditation: Find inner peace and tranquillity through yoga and meditation sessions offered at the resort. Engage in gentle exercises and techniques that will help you relax, rejuvenate, and restore balance to your mind and body.

These leisure facilities at Makunudu Island cater to various interests, providing guests with a range of activities and experiences to enjoy during their stay in this tropical paradise.

Please be aware that certain leisure facilities and activities at Makunudu Island, including spa access, may have additional charges. This applies to spa treatments, wellness services, and specific activities, which are not included in the standard room rates.

Sample Itinerary

  • Arrive at Makunudu Island and check-in to your beachfront bungalow
  • Spend the day relaxing on the pristine white-sand beaches and enjoying the turquoise waters

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Embark on a snorkeling excursion to explore the vibrant coral reefs surrounding the island
  • Discover the incredible marine life and underwater beauty of the Maldives

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa session, choosing from a variety of luxurious treatments and therapies
  • Enjoy a blissful day of pampering and relaxation

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Engage in thrilling water sports activities such as kayaking, windsurfing, or catamaran sailing
  • In the evening, embark on a romantic sunset cruise, witnessing the breathtaking colors of the Maldivian sunset

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Take part in an island hopping tour, visiting nearby islands to experience the local culture and traditions
  • Immerse yourself in the charm and beauty of the Maldives beyond Makunudu Island

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Indulge in a memorable beachfront dining experience, savoring delicious cuisine with your feet in the sand
  • After dinner, spend a magical evening stargazing on the beach, marveling at the clear night sky

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Begin the day with a calming yoga or meditation session, connecting with the tranquility of the island
  • Spend the rest of the day enjoying the beach, taking in the last moments of your Maldivian paradise

Day 8 :

Check out from your bungalow and bid farewell to Makunudu Island, taking with you unforgettable memories of your tropical escape.



What is the best time to visit Makunudu Island?

Makunudu Island is a year-round destination with a tropical climate. The peak tourist season is from November to April when the weather is dry and sunny. However, the Maldives enjoys pleasant temperatures throughout the year, so you can plan your visit based on personal preferences and availability.

How do I reach Makunudu Island from the airport?

To reach Makunudu Island, guests will be greeted at the airport by resort representatives who will assist with transfers. A speedboat transfer will take you from the airport to the island, typically taking around 50 minutes. The speedboat journey is a scenic and enjoyable experience, allowing you to take in the beauty of the surrounding ocean.

Are there any dining options for special dietary requirements?

Yes, Makunudu Island caters to various dietary requirements. The resort’s restaurants offer a range of dishes, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Please inform the staff in advance about your specific dietary needs, and they will be happy to accommodate you.

Are there any water sports activities available?

Yes, Makunudu Island offers a variety of water sports activities. Guests can enjoy kayaking, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, and snorkeling. The resort provides the necessary equipment and professional guidance to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Are children allowed at Makunudu Island?

Makunudu Island is primarily an adult-oriented resort, providing a peaceful and romantic ambiance. As such, children under the age of 12 are not permitted, ensuring a tranquil environment for all guests.

Is Wi-Fi available at the resort?

Yes, complimentary Wi-Fi access is available in designated areas of the resort, allowing guests to stay connected during their stay. However, please note that due to the remote location, the internet connection may be slower compared to urban areas.

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Makunudu Island
  • Honeymoons
  • Weddings
  • Spa
  • Scuba