Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu


The Maldives Islands have been allotted a more than fair share of the world’s beauty. And certainly, the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is one of the Maldives’ most picturesque islands.


However, the word has spread and countless guests regularly invade the beaches: Dhuni Kolhu is a nesting site for sea turtles. It is great nature experience to watch the ancient creatures heaving themselves out of the ocean to lay their eggs.


Dhuni Kolhu is situated in the Baa Atoll, a region that has seen very read more » little tourism so far. The island is approximately 700 metres long and 300 wide. The chief characteristics are long, powdery white sand beaches, a lush tropical interior and the play of colours of the Indian Ocean.


Dhuni Kolhu Island and the Coco Palm are a well balanced recipe for an extraordinary holiday characterised by a refined ambience, sophisticated comforts and outstanding service.


It is not without reason that the exclusive Coco Palm Hotel was awarded a much-respected membership in the exclusive collection Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Everything comes together most harmoniously at the Coco Palm, in tune with the pristine nature.


Three semi-open restaurants charm even the most discerning guest’s palate. The Cornus Grill specialises on tongue-tantalising fish and meat delicacies frying over the fire. Asian specialities are the field of expertise at the second restaurant, the Cornus.


Last but not least, the Cowrie features a superb selection of international dishes as well as a sumptuous buffet to indulge in. Just before dinner, drop by the cosy Lagoon Bar, built on stilts out in the lagoon, and enjoy a refreshing sundowner.


Directly on the beach, the Conch Bar is an easygoing and friendly venue best visited barefoot. The arrival airport for Dhuni Kolhu Island is Male. From there, transport to the island is via seaplane, which drops you off in paradise after only 40 minutes of scenic flight.


Jump off the plane and dig your toes into the warm sand … and the holiday can begin…


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With the only exception of the Water Villas, all the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu’s villas nestle beneath the lush tropical vegetation. Each unit features serene tranquillity, maximum privacy and a tastefully read more » designed interior.


The Beach Villa is most generously proportioned, offering more than 87 square metres. Highlights are the comfortable king-size bed and the semi-open bathroom with an exciting open-air shower.


Sweet holidays & pure bliss! The private terrace is just the right spot to relax and grants direct access to the picture-perfect beach. Settle down on the comfortable deckchairs and indulge in the serene setting.


Help yourself to a refreshing drink from the mini bar or enjoy a steaming mug of tea or coffee, which you may prepare with the facilities at hand. Additional amenities include a telephone, safe, air-conditioning system, ceiling ventilator as well as a hairdryer.


The Coco Palm Deluxe Villa also features 87 square metres, just like the Beach Villas. However, it offers a range of extravagant extras. Apart from the gigantic bed, the villa includes a beautifully designed bathtub, which has been set into the bungalow’s floor.


Another option is the Coco Palm Deluxe Pool Villa, which basically features the same dimensions and facilities the Deluxe Villas offers but excels with a small private pool.


Fine comforts are a matter of fact at the Coco Palm Lagoon Villa. In line with the standard 87-m² size, the amenities are nevertheless lavish. The combined living and bedroom’s centrepiece is the elegant, king-size, four-poster bed.


Even the bathroom commands a spectacular view of the sparkling lagoon. A spacious sundeck, equipped with a pool, seating area and deckchairs, sports a short ladder that drops down to the ocean’s warm waters.


Last but not least, the Coco Palm’s masterpiece is the Lagoon Palace Suite, which is extraordinary 154 square metres large. Words can hardly do this tropical palace justice. It features facilities that leave nothing to be desired.


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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is exceedingly popular among diving enthusiasts. The reasons are quite clearly the highly diverse local reef as well as a multitude of other exciting diving sites in the vicinity.


The read more » inner reef is situated a mere twenty to thirty metres from the beach, the outer reef approximately six kilometres. The Coco Palm’s PADI centre organises diving tours and offers courses both for beginners and advanced divers.


The Coco Palm’s dive sites are generally regarded to be one of the Maldives’ best and have received abundant praise.


The basic snorkelling equipment to explore this vibrant and colourful underwater world can be rented for just a small charge. However, many other leisure activities are available.


Race the wind in a catamaran or on a windsurfing board skimming the waves. Alternatively, harness a powerful motorboat and cut through the turquoise water on a pair of water-skis. A more tranquil activity, affording you with a wonderful view of the island, is a canoe-ride out onto the lagoon.


The Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu also features tennis courts. For a small charge, rackets and balls can be rented at the reception. If you would like to downsize the court, settle for a round of table tennis with your friends.


A game of Badminton will hone your reflexes and speed. Volleyball is a great option once a group of interested hotel guests comes together for a little match. The fitness centre is the perfect solution to counterbalance the sumptuous meals at the Coco Palm.


Last but not least, the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu features the excellent Nautilus Spa Center. A beauty parlour and a range of sophisticated treatments are pure bliss for body and soul.


Allow yourself to be pampered from head to toe, for example, with a relaxing massage, a Thalasso or Ayurveda treatment or possibly even one of complex aromatherapies.


Of course, comfy bathrobes are supplied as a courtesy at the Spa Center. Furthermore, the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu features a library, a TV lounge, a boutique shop and a souvenir store.


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