"Let’s go have lunch at the equator today"

9 Stars (9 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter

Villingili Island, Addu Atoll, Maldives

The stewardess presented us with a certificate for crossing the equator as we descended into Gan airport. Yes, it’s another 70-minute flight after you get to Male. Worth it? Without a doubt – no gain without pain right! What do you gain? This lit…….

"Can we make a chocolate room in our house too mom?"

9.5 Stars (9.5 / 10)

Mandy – O – Meter
luxury family-holiday

Kunfunadhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives

All my dreams of that James Bondish entry into a luxury hotel came true here. Our seaplane landed at the resort’s private airport (a floating wooden plank in the middle of the ocean) and within seconds we were whisked into the waiting powe…….

"I don't ever want to leave this Kids Club!"

7.5 Stars (7.5 / 10)

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Sperm Whale Specimen at luxury kid-friendly resort Kuramathi in Maldives

Kuramathi Island Resort, Rasdhoo Atoll, Maldives

If you’re like me and last went to Maldives on your honeymoon (big smile), you need to read this now! A few months ago, we showed up at Kuramathi with (a) bags packed for an entire week (b) serious reservations about how kid-friendly our holiday wo…….

"We’re here already mom? But we just landed!"

7 Stars (7 / 10)

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Luxury family-friendly resort Kurumba in Maldives

Vihamanaafushi, North Male Atoll

The fact that my tots and I finally land at Male airport and don’t have to hop on to another plane to get to our digs in Maldives; for me that’s reason enough to fall in love with Kurumba. Maldives’ very first resort is also the closest one to …….