The Maldives, with its pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and vibrant marine life, has long been renowned as a dream destination for travelers seeking unparalleled luxury and natural beauty. Nestled amidst this breathtaking archipelago, COMO Cocoa Island stands as a testament to refined elegance and a haven for those in pursuit of an idyllic island escape. One of the top Maldives resorts that we sell. In this blog post, we will delve into the remarkable features of COMO Cocoa Island. From its diverse activities to its tantalizing culinary experiences.
Unveiling the Island Retreat
COMO Cocoa Island is located in the South Malé Atoll. It offers an intimate and exclusive experience with only 33 luxurious villas dotting the island. The resort’s philosophy revolves around wellness, tranquility, and exceptional service. Providing guests with an unforgettable retreat in harmony with the surrounding nature.
Arriving into Paradise
Getting into paradise is easy and quick, and guests have two options. You can arrive by either regular speedboat or by a yacht. A 45-minute comfortable speedboat will whisk you away from the Male International Airport (MLE). If you are looking for a more private and luxurious affair, you can also request the resort to make arrangements for a private yacht. Private transfers up to 4 guests start around $900 USD per boat per way. When our team visited COMO Cocoa Island we decided to go for the private yacht. The yacht is SO comfortable and even comes complete with a cloud-like bed.
Secluded Luxury Accommodations
COMO Cocoa Island features a collection of elegant villas. Each offering direct access to the turquoise waters. Whether you choose a cozy Dhoni Suite or a spacious COMO Villa, every accommodation exudes a sense of tranquility and seclusion. Your stay is guaranteed to be both comfortable and opulent. With tasteful interiors, private sundecks, and personal butler service.
What’s unique about the villas at COMO Cocoa Island? They are the only overwater villas resembling Maldivian traditional wooden boat Dhoni. Classic Maldives at its best. The interior design of the overwater villas is elegant, blending contemporary style with subtle local touches. Expect a soothing color palette, plush furnishings, and a range of modern amenities. Large windows allow natural light to flood the interiors. Creating a bright and airy atmosphere.
Fun on Makunufushi
COMO Cocoa Island offers a range of activities and experiences to ensure guests have a memorable and fulfilling stay in the Maldives. Here are some of the things you can do at the resort.
- Snorkeling and Diving: With its pristine waters and vibrant marine life, COMO Cocoa Island is an ideal destination for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. Explore the house reef, teeming with colorful coral formations and exotic fish species, or venture further to nearby dive sites to discover an underwater world of beauty and diversity.
- Water Sports: Engage in various water sports activities offered by the resort, including kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing. Glide across the crystal-clear lagoon, soak up the sun, and enjoy the tranquility of the Maldivian waters.
- Private Excursions: Embark on private excursions to explore the surrounding islands and atolls. From romantic sunset cruises to dolphin-watching trips, the resort can arrange tailored experiences to suit your preferences, providing opportunities to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Maldives.
- Relaxation and Leisure: Of course, one of the key attractions at COMO Cocoa Island is the opportunity to simply unwind and enjoy the luxurious facilities. Take a dip in the resort’s infinity pool, lounge on your private deck, or indulge in a good book while enjoying the peace and seclusion of your overwater villa.
- Spa and Wellness: Indulge in holistic wellness at the resort’s award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat. Experience rejuvenating spa treatments, yoga and meditation classes, and personalized wellness programs designed to promote relaxation, balance, and overall well-being.
- Fishing: Experience traditional Maldivian fishing with a fishing excursion. Join local fishermen and try your hand at line fishing or night fishing, and embrace the opportunity to catch your own dinner, which the resort’s chefs can then prepare to your liking.
- Beach Activities: Unwind on the pristine white sand beaches of COMO Cocoa Island. Relax under the shade of swaying palm trees, enjoy beach picnics, or simply soak up the sun while savoring the serene beauty of the surroundings.
- Cooking Classes: Enhance your culinary skills by participating in cooking classes offered by the resort’s expert chefs. Learn to prepare traditional Maldivian dishes or explore international cuisines while gaining insights into local flavors and cooking techniques.
- Sunset Yoga and Meditation: Immerse yourself in the serenity of the Maldivian sunsets with sunset yoga and meditation sessions. Find inner peace and tranquility while practicing amidst the breathtaking backdrop of the Indian Ocean.
- Cultural Experiences: Discover the local culture and traditions of the Maldives through cultural experiences arranged by the resort. Engage in Bodu Beru drumming performances, learn traditional crafts, or visit local islands to gain insights into the Maldivian way of life.
Our team enjoyed the dining at COMO Cocoa Island. Their menus are steeped in the nuances of South Indian cuisine with light curries, seafood, and salads. They also offer contemporary interpretations of other Asian and Mediterranean classics. Their health-inspired COMO Shambhala Cuisine remains a favorite with regulars, from morning juices to evening broths.
- Ufaa Restaurant: Ufaa, which means “happiness” in Maldivian, is the resort’s main restaurant. It serves a variety of cuisines, including international dishes and flavors inspired by the Maldivian archipelago. The menu at Ufaa showcases a fusion of local seafood, organic produce, and spices, resulting in a delightful and flavorful dining experience. The restaurant features both indoor and outdoor seating, allowing guests to enjoy their meals while overlooking the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
- Faru Bar: Nestled on the sandy shores of the island, Faru Bar offers a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Enjoy refreshing cocktails, tropical drinks, and light bites as you soak up the sun or watch the mesmerizing sunset over the Indian Ocean.
- Private Dining: For a truly romantic experience, arrange a private candlelit dinner under the stars or on the beach. Delight in a bespoke menu curated by the resort’s talented chefs, while the gentle sounds of the ocean provide an enchanting ambiance.
COMO Cocoa Island presents an enchanting blend of natural beauty, luxury, and holistic well-being. From exploring the vibrant marine life to indulging in world-class cuisine and pampering spa treatments, this Maldivian oasis promises an unparalleled retreat. Whether you seek adventure or seek solace, COMO Cocoa Island is the epitome of an idyllic tropical getaway, leaving you with cherished memories of a truly extraordinary experience in the heart of paradise.