Top 5 reasons why InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort is the best family vacation resort in the Maldives!
Travelling together as a family to the Maldives is a chance to bond with each other, experience different cultures, and live authentically without the stress of reality.
Deciding on the perfect destination for the family can sometimes be overwhelming and to make it more convenient for you, we have compiled a list of reasons why InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort is the perfect choice for your family holiday.
1. Setting and location
Arriving at your beautiful destination takes approximately 35-minutes by seaplane or 20 minutes by domestic flight followed by a short ride on a speedboat cruising past the islands to your destination. In either case, the views from above are always breathtakingly beautiful. Deep blue waters, with crystal clear turquoise lagoons and specks of emerald green islands surrounded by white beaches. A magical treat for the children and you. Situated in the pristine lagoons of Raa atoll, Maamunagau is the epitome of a secluded, remote island getaway, boasting infinity ocean view from all sides of the island. Surrounded by sparkling turquoise waters and powder white sandy beaches, upon first impression, the island and our people are nothing short of happy and welcoming.
2. Your stay at our residences uniquely curated for your needs
With 81 villas and residences on the island, you have your pick from several multi-bedroom accommodation options. The variety of two- and three-bedroom villas and residences at the beach, overwater or next to the protected lagoon, each one is designed in a way that brings you a calming combination of comfort and luxury. With plenty of space inside and outside, the three-bedroom villas with private pool can stay up to six adults and three children. Separate dining and living areas, make a stay for multi-generational families easy and seamless.
3. Planet Trekkers - a day for the children
The Planet Trekkers kids club is open for children aged between 4 to 12 years of age. Our professional and well-trained team at the kinds club have a dedicated schedule of activities organised and time-lined. Planet Trekkers is a child-friendly, colourful space designed especially for children. It comes with an outdoor splash pool, see-saws, jungle gym, and many other outdoor activities. The space also features a spacious, comfortably designed indoor area where children can have a nap, do timely games, and learn educational information all with fun, colourful and interesting means.
4. Indulge in different gastronomical delights
Our island offers six outlets to dine at where families can enjoy their meals together every day, experiencing different authentic cuisines in unique settings. The Lighthouse is a Mediterranean concept restaurant built in a literal lighthouse. Designed in traditional Greek themes, the restaurant has an outdoor deck area as well as a terrace where you can have unobstructed views of the island, and the deep blue ocean stretching out for miles
Our seafood specialty restaurant Fish Market offers you fresh seafood or South East Asian to select from. Built and designed on an extension of the jetty it gives the ambiance of being out on a boat. The Wine Cellar is fully air-conditioned and features a grand table and provides the perfect spot for an intimate/private group dinner.
The Retreat is open for adults only with a private pool where couples can kick back and lounge having a drink (or two!) while the kids are out at Planet Trackers.
Cafe' Umi is our all-day dining outlet where you can enjoy hearty breakfast buffets and elevated cuisines of Teppanyaki and more Japanese style-meals in beautiful settings.
And finally, The Collective is a deli where you can opt to enjoy a light snack, ice cream or have it to go if you want to enjoy it in the privacy of your villas and oven fresh pizza in the afternoon.
5. Underwater beauty
Our lagoons and house reef are surely something to speak about. A recently discovered ground for juvenile mantas these are very special areas for everyone to learn about mantas with our island-based Projects Manager from the Manta Trust organisation. This can be an educational yet fun experience for the family to enjoy together - swimming with the these exquisite mantas, exploring different marine life and learning about conserving our fragile eco-system as you go with the guidance of our in-house Marine Biologist.
To understand more about sustainability goals and achievements and Manta Trust projects along with our special offers, please visit our website linked here.