- Authenticity meets all-inclusive on a local island in remote Huvadhoo Atoll
- Seasonal whale shark encounters and year-round big fish action
- Spacious and modern villas featuring absolute privacy and seclusion
- Enjoy spa, fitness, and watersports facilities as well as evening entertainment
Catering to adventurous couples and dive buddies, Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is an all-inclusive, adults-only retreat in Huvadhoo, offering a laid-back yet luxurious atmosphere with authentic local touches at every turn. The resort’s spacious villas blend Maldivian and contemporary design with privacy and seclusion to help guests slip away from the stresses of daily life, while the island’s premium location allows diver to slip into some of Huvadhoo’s best sites within minutes of the dive centre. But, it’s not just dedicated divers who are guaranteed an incredible stay here, thanks to delicious dining and drinking venues, indulgent spa services, scheduled excursions and activities, and all-inclusive benefits that can be personalised to suit individual preference.
About Mercure Maldives Kooddoo
Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is a new luxury resort paradise located in the southern Huvadhoo Atoll. Located on a small inhabited island with its own landing strip, this resort is accessed via a 50 minute domestic flight from Male, with no additional speedboat journey - with a direct transfer from the domestic terminal to your villa. This 70-villa resort has been created with privacy, creativity and relaxation in mind, creating a cosy home away from home within which to rejuvenate and reconnect. Boasting a boutique local style inspired by the global spirit of travel, Mercure Kooddoo is rooted in authenticity, delivering the ideal environment for discerning guests who value genuine experiences.
Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is the brand’s first ultra all-inclusive adults-only resort worldwide, offering a wide range of exclusive benefits that can be adjusted to suit individual preferences. From free-flow food and drinks throughout the resort, including minibar personalisation, to complimentary excursions, discounted spa treatments, and stunning natural scenery, there’s a new indulgence around every corner at this exclusive four-star resort. Located in the northeast of Huvadhoo Atoll, Mercure Kooddoo also occupies a privileged position for divers, offering convenient access to some of the Atoll’s most sought after dive sites, including Villingili Kandu and Nilandhoo Kandu.
Explore the resort
As part of this resort’s all-inclusive benefits, guests can enjoy unlimited meals throughout their stay - all you have to do is choose your preferred restaurant. Alita offers all-day buffets comprising a wide variety of cuisines and flavours, while Vista is an overwater Italian eatery with unobstructed views of the crystal clear lagoon. The Alita Pool Bar also serves a tempting menu of light bites alongside classic cocktails and creative mocktails, beers, spirits, hot drinks, and cooling juices, as well as a selection of 40 international wines. Mercure Kooddoo’s dining by design concept also allows guests to create their own intimate dining experiences with the help of dedicated staff.
Nestled amid palm trees, ferns and banana plants, the resort’s Suvadiva Spa is staffed by skilled therapists who combine the best of Asian and European wellness philosophies, including specially-tailored body wraps and scrubs using French and Maldivian cosmetics. And, active guests at Mercure Kooddoo don’t have to break their fitness routines thanks to the 40-metre pool and 24-hour fitness centre equipped with up-to-date strength and cardio equipment. Other land activities include tennis, beach volleyball, table football, and darts, as well as karaoke and regular outdoor movie nights or performances. The resort also offers a host of watersport onsite, from kayaking, snorkelling, and stand-up paddleboarding to sailing, jet skiing and fun tubing.
Diving from Mercure Maldives Kooddoo
SuvaDiva Divers, the PADI 5-Star dive centre at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo, is on hand to show guests the sharks, sea turtles, and rays that inhabit Huvadhoo’s vast lagoon. From this resort, guests will have access to more than 20 world-class dive sites, including some of Huvadhoo Atoll’s top channels such as Villingili Kandu and Nilandhoo Kandu. And, even if you’re an absolute novice, this dive centre’s passionate and professional instructors can teach you all the skills you need before guiding you around some of the area’s best spots.
SuvaDiva Divers stocks a range of modern, well-maintained Aqualung rental equipment, as well as various accessories such as dive computers and torches, and nitrox 32% is free for certified guests. Boats depart in the morning and evening, with a choice of single-tank, double-tank, and full-day trips.
- The longer you stay at this resort, the more exclusive benefits and activities you can add to your holiday with no additional charge.
- Optional all-inclusive activities include jet ski safaris, scuba diving, and spa services with a 50% discount.
Diving in Huvadhoo Atoll
Whale sharkJanuary - April
Healthy coralsYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Nitrox