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The Ultimate Maldivian Retreat:
Coco Privé Kuda Hithi
Perched within some of the world’s most pristine waters, atop a vast underwater mountain range - the North Malé Atoll - just 30 kilometers from the Maldivian capital of Malé is truly a thing of beauty. Emerging from the depths of the Indian Ocean like a dream, Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island is the jewel in the crown of the Maldives - an entire private island dedicated to you. This secluded, secret and serene private island in the Indian Ocean promises to emerge as a top destination for island vacations in the Maldives. Looking at the images, it’s not difficult to see why. Discover a world where luxury and serenity walk hand in hand; your home away from home. This is your time and your place.
A tremendous feat of classic design and modern architecture, this Maldivian masterpiece is the result of a successful collaboration between the Coco Privé team and the award-winning architect, Guz Wilkinson. Created to inspire a sense of intimacy and enjoyment for every guest, the evocative design of Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island combines culture and tradition to form a magnificent residence tailored to match your every need.
Coco Privé can accommodate up to 12 guests and costs between US$8,000 and US$32,500 per night depending on the season. Sleeping up to 12 in total, accommodation comprises of one grand Master Residence and five villas for accompanying guests.
The Master Residence is split into two levels.The upper level incorporates a spacious open bedroom, living area and large master bathroom with access toa private upper deck with sunken lounge and Jacuzzi. The lower level comprises of a library, dining room, living room, cocktail bar and gymnasium with steam shower.Two of the five villas have private pools, while the other three share an infinity pool. Multiple outdoor dining and entertainment spaces are featured within the island’s 13,000 squaremeters of tropical grounds, offering unique and inspirational settings for dining, socializing or relaxing. Additional focal points include an entrance water feature with raised fire pit and a vast wine-cellar offering a vast selection chosen by Coco Privé’s on-site sommelier.
Offering uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean, the Palm Residence, with its opulent master bedroom and first-class facilities is sure to enchant even the most discerning guests. Mix your favorite drink in the residence’s very own cocktail bar or select a bottle of fine wine from your personal wine cellar before unwinding in the Jacuzzi, looking out over starlit seas. Rise with the warm Maldivian sunshine before freshening up in either the luxurious shower, safe in the knowledge that your guests are well catered for in their equally well-appointed abodes. Consisting of a flexible mixture of double and twin rooms, the Starfish, Heron and Turtle Villas offer large bedroom suites, luxurious private bathrooms and a decadent shared decking area leading out to the large infinity pool; once again offering perfect panoramas of the spectacular surroundings.
Further to these impressive properties, the stand-alone Gecko and Manta Villas offer the necessary time and space for quiet reflection, ideally located alongside welcoming white sands.
With a personal chef working around the clock to create gastronomic delights for you and your guests, you’re guaranteed tasty treats whenever hunger strikes. Whether you crave traditional or modern fayre, healthy snacks or indulgent treats - your chef is always on hand to cater for your every wish; taking you and your taste buds on an unforgettable culinary journey.With a dedicated on-site kitchen team available, guests are catered for around the clock.Guests also have access to the five fine-dining restaurants located at the neighboring five-star resort Coco Bodu Hithi, including Asian Seafood Restaurant - Aqua; Japanese Restaurant - Tsuki and Stars which serves Continental Cuisine.
Take your private island holiday experience to another level and create memories which last forever with the Coco Privé Kuda Hithi’s incredible array of activities. Putting you firmly in the driving seat, the various activities at your disposal allow you to explore and enjoy your surroundings at your own pace. Designed to make the most of your stunning surroundings, our deep sea adventures promise kaleidoscopic close encounters with vibrant reefs and their colorful inhabitants. Besides snorkeling, diving, wind-surfing and more, a series of bespoke activity packages can also be arranged, promising to further exceed your expectations. Choose from sand-bank picnics on welcoming white sands or romantic nights beneath the star covered skies to truly fall in love with the magical Maldives all over again.
Best time to travel
Sun-seekers will be keen to take advantage of the extra few hours the dry season (December – April) brings with it. Temperatures hover constantly around 30 degrees Celsius even between the months of May and November, where occasional thunderstorms provide a welcome respite from the humidity and create a fantastic spectacle across the usually cloudless skies.
How to get there
Despite its exotic location, the Maldives are easily accessible from almost anywhere in south-east Asia, the Middle East and Europe. With most major carriers offering direct flights to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Malé, your journey to paradise couldn’t be more straight-forward. Upon arrival in the Maldivian capital, you will then be invited to board a luxury yacht in order to make the breath-taking transfer to your private island paradise in a style befitting this enchanting island hideaway.
Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island is the ultimate private island retreat in the Maldives, attracting the most discerning guests from across the globe. Each Coco Privé guest is given a totally individual experience, tailored to the finest detail. Coco Privé is a personal, secret and special place for the most discerning to enjoy and savor. Presenting luxurious living, avant-garde design, unparalleled levels of service and absolute privacy, Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island offers both a conceptual and actual paradise.
Find out more about Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island by visiting www.cocoprive.com