Top Five Family-Friendly Resorts in the Maldives

The Maldives technically isn’t just one destination – this series of 26 atolls have been popular amongst tourists for decades and its popularity only seems to be growing! The sparkling white sand beaches and glimmering blue waters that are filled with tropical fish, coral reefs, and other forms of marine life are unlike any you’ll see throughout the world. It’s a prime spot for any kind of tourist, and that includes families traveling with small children. 

Here are five of the best family friendly resorts in the Maldives to consider for your next trip:

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

Located on Kuredu, the second largest island in the Maldives, the Kuredu Island Resort & Spa is full of exciting things to do for visitors of all ages. You can swim, snorkel, or go for a walk, and you can enjoy these activities while surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural environments you’ll ever see in person. This resort offers a children’s club which is complimentary during the daytime hours. In the evening there’s a small fee to use the club, or you can pay to hire a babysitter as well!

Nika Island Resort & Spa

The Nika Island Resort & Spa is luxurious, beautiful, and perfect for families. This resort has a limited amount of rooms, but each of them includes a private beach. While you’ll still have to consider water safety, the added privacy and the lack of others can give you some peace of mind when letting your child explore the beach. 

Kurumba Maldives

This beautiful resort isn’t just your standard child-friendly destination. You can mention your children when you complete your booking at the Kurumba Maldives and they’ll be welcomed at arrival. This resort has several entertainment options for children such as children’s pools, places to play games, and the opportunity to participate in activities such as water skiing and paddle boarding. There are also smaller amenities that make a big difference such as kids menus or high chairs available at the resort’s many restaurants. You can also hire a babysitter for an added fee if you’d like a night to yourself!

Kihaa Maldives

Kihaa Maldives is a gorgeous resort with something for everybody. Adults will love the fact that it’s located on a private island with sparkling beaches and deep blue water, and children will enjoy the wide range of activities that are available at the resort. It’s located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, where there are many opportunities for scuba diving or snorkeling. This resort also offers access to a Kids Club that provides a supervised place to play for children under the age of 12.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa

The villas at this stunning Maldives resort offer direct beach access and a luxurious retreat. It’s also an exciting place for children as there are a plethora of activities to partake in and a fun children’s club as well.


Have you ever visited the Maldives? What are your tips for families traveling to this incredible destination? Let us know in the comments down below!

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