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An Ideal Romantic Resort

Capture the moments with beautiful backdrops!

Nurture in serene on-shore views and the soothing soft sea breezes at Cinnamon Hakurra Huraa resort, Maldives. The resort is just a 45-minute seaplane ride or a 2 hours and 15 minutes speedboat from Malé. Rajeeva Rajapakse, General Manager of Cinnamon Hakurra Hurra Resort, Maldives shares more insights with TravelJingles about the resort experiences.

Tell us about the resort and the experiences it offers to its guests. 

Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives is made for romance, perfect for couples seeking a serene and secluded escape. Our resort is located in one of the Maldives’ largest shallow lagoons, offering a barefoot luxury that’s ideal for romantic beach walks and gourmet dining experiences. We have a large base of repeat guests, some of whom have been returning for over a decade, drawn by the personalized and tranquil experience we strive to create from the moment they arrive. Our multiple accolades so far this year are a testament to that.

Our resort features a twin island setup with the main island and the exclusive Platinum Island, designed specifically for adults and honeymooners. Platinum Island boasts a private pool, the Manzaru Restaurant, the Vevu Bar and Lounge, and luxurious Platinum Beach Bungalows. Guests can indulge in a variety of spa treatments, including full-body massages and foot rubs, ensuring complete relaxation. 

What are the recreational activities the resort offers? 

We offer a variety of recreational activities to cater to all our guests. Couples can enjoy peaceful sessions of fishing, dolphin watching, or kayaking at sea. Families will find plenty to keep their little ones entertained with our pool and play area, while parents can indulge in the resort’s amenities. For honeymooners, we provide a special welcome with a bottle of wine and a fruit basket in their overwater bungalow or sandy beach villa.

We have a wide array of experiences, from diving and snorkelling to various water sports. In the evenings, guests can enjoy our entertainment options, including DJ nights, live band music, themed parties, movies on the beach, cultural shows, cocktail nights, karaoke, and Balinese nights. There’s always something fun and exciting happening at our resort.

‘The sustainability policies aid and benefit both locals and guests across the hotels and in their lives’. Tell us about the sustainability steps taken by the resort. 

We’ve implemented a comprehensive waste management system and partnered with Parley Maldives to recycle and reduce plastic use. Our initiatives include coral propagation, sandbank protection, tree planting, and reef and beach cleaning. We support local livelihoods through employment and CSR projects like donations to Mulee Regional Hospital and school exposure tours. We offer glass bottles in rooms, reusable tumblers for guests, water dispensers in common areas, refillable bathroom amenities, and a dual flush system with sensor taps.

Tell us about the dining options being offered by the resort.

We believe the best way to experience a place is through its food. That’s why we offer a variety of dining options to delight our guests. Our Malaafaiy and Manzaru (Platinum Island) Restaurants provide an international buffet service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our King Crab à la carte Restaurant is a signature speciality venue that showcases the freshest seafood with an array of continental and Southeast Asian cuisine. We also offer an array of destination dining options for guests for that picture-perfect dining experience.