Cocoa Island

Hotel

Live in harmony with nature – that is the credo of the Cocoa Island Resort, one of the Maldives Island’s smallest but most startlingly beautiful island resorts.

 

The picture-postcard islet floating in the Indian Ocean has humble dimensions: It is only 150 metres long and 85 metres wide.

 

Despite the incredibly small size of Cocoa Island, the nature is still intact. A fine, white sand beach runs the length of the shore and meets the lagoon’s warm waters, which shimmer in every shade of blue.

 

The read more » lagoon is known for its friendly tenants: a pod of dolphins can regularly be spotted frolicking in the water. Not just the dolphins enjoy the water; the lagoon is one of the best swimming locations in the South Male Atoll.

 

The Cocoa Resort harmonises beautifully with the island’s pristine environment. It offers unpretentious luxury and an elegant ambience characterised by serene tranquillity and secludedness. Cocoa Island is one of the Maldives most exclusive destinations.

 

Just like the rest of the resort, the exquisite Ufaa Restaurant is designed in a straightforward but elegant style. The Australian chef already looks forward to casting his culinary charms on you, serving delicious treats accompanied by a spectacular view of the ocean.

 

During the daytime, the Café is the right place for a long, lazy coffee. Later in the day, the small and friendly bar is a popular meeting place for the guests.

 

The beautifully designed swimming pool is elegantly decked out in shades of white. Have a refreshing dip and dry off on the generous sundeck.

 

Comfortable deckchairs, sun umbrellas protecting you from the strong tropical sun and large beach towels are available for both the pool area and the beach.

 

Cocoa Island has specialised on pampering those guests that seek tranquillity, harmony and fine cuisine, all set in the gracious, tropical environment of the gorgeous Cocoa Island. Breathe the clean, salty air stretch out on the beach listening to the gentle surf and feel the sun caressing your skin…

 

Transfers to the island paradise take only approximately 40 minutes by speedboat.

 

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Living

The Cocoa Island architects came up with a special design idea for the exceptional luxury resort: A jetty connects the Dhoni Villas to the beach. Every unit has been designed like the traditional Maldivian read more » boats, the Dhonis, and anchors in the crystal clear water by the jetty.

 

Each of the 33 villas was furnished and equipped with great affection and attention to details. Airily designed, the units furthermore focus on a light and friendly colour scheme.

 

The luxurious Dhoni Suites are 75 square metres large. The interior betrays the resort’s unpretentious elegance. Generous spaces and an airy ambience are the first impressions.

 

The finely appointed bathrooms feature a bathtub as well as a shower, a toilet, a hairdryer and cosy bathrobes.

 

Affording direct access to the lagoon’s welcoming waters, the private sundeck comes equipped with deckchairs and more seating areas.

 

A ceiling ventilator and a modern air-conditioning system send a cooling breeze through the rooms. A mini bar as well as tea and coffee preparing facilities allow you to enjoy a drink whenever the fancy strikes you.

 

Your valuables are well-protected in your room’s safe. A TV-set and a CD-player provide entertainment. Moreover, everything is in place for easy communication. The rooms feature a telephone and internet connection.

 

The Dhoni Loft Suite, stunning 110 square metres large, offers similar comforts. However, it includes a second bedroom and bathroom. The master bedroom is located on the ground floor.

 

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Activities

The enticing and luxurious Cocoa Island Resort is the perfect address for some of the Maldives’ most beautiful diving site.

 

The local reef is so conveniently close that you can swim over. The hotel read more » diving school offers courses both for beginners as well as for experienced divers that want to acquire special skills.

 

However, you do not necessarily need to don serious diving equipment to enjoy the fascinating underwater beauty. A mask and snorkel, and possibly a set of fins, are all you need to immerse yourself in another world.

 

The Indian Ocean’s steady winds are the driving force behind all the fun that can be had while windsurfing or catamaran sailing. Another option is to take a kayak or canoe out to the lagoon.

 

Not only fishing enthusiasts enjoy deep-sea fishing. It is a sensational thrill to feel the first tug of the line coming out of the deep.

 

Those who want to stay in shape despite the fabulous food can train to their muscle’s content at the Cocoa Island Resort’s gym. Alternatively, join one of the yoga lessons and relax body and soul.

 

The Cocoa Resort’s beautifully designed spa is a must-do. Visit the steam bath or soak in the Hydrotherapy Pool, the only one on the Maldives Islands.

 

Countless sophisticated treatments are being offered at the treatment and massage rooms. Tension releasing massages and Ayurveda are just two of the many options. Of course, a range of beauty treatments is also available.

 

Having tired yourself out with the day’s activities, treat yourself to an en-suite dinner on your private terrace. Just you and your loved one and all the gourmet delicacies you wish for.

 

One thing will quickly become obvious once you have spent the first few days at the Cocoa Island Resort: You made just the right choice in coming to this small paradise on earth.

 

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