Ralax in the Idyllic Coco Palm Resort & Spa

22nd Mar 2004

Coco Palm Resort & Spa is the kind of paradise where one dreams of being stranded…. a tropical island of pure white sands and swaying coconut palms, fringed by a sparkling sapphire lagoon.It has all the luxuries of an award winning resort; not a hint of commercialism, no traffic, no crowds or intrusions from the outside world. Located in the Maldives on the private island of Dunikolu in Baa Atoll, Coco Palm enjoys warm tropical weather throughout the year. Getting to the island is only 30 minutes by seaplane from Male’ International Airport, offering breathtaking aerial views of the coral islands that surround it.

Detailing makes for superior comfort and heightened intimacy. Rooms feature your choice of king-size or four-poster beds and open-air garden bathrooms that promise full privacy. Refresh yourself in our private terraced splash pools, or relax in the sunken garden and lagoon spa baths.

Fine crafted furnishings of wood, rattan and cotton - all created to enhance nature’s beauty, and conjure up a truly magical feel. Beach and Deluxe Villas promise beach front rooms, and Lagoon Villas built on stilts bowl you over with ocean view bathrooms.

Pleasure your palate and tantalize your taste buds in the restaurant, which offer guests a sumptuous selection of the best food in the Maldives, perennially garnished with creativity and steeped in finesse. Authentic Maldivian cuisine as well as other Asian specialities from India and Sri Lanka, Seafood Grill or al a carte, all to be enjoyed in romantic dining atmosphere by the beach. Take in a long drink at one of Coco Palms bars; sip the air of a tranquillity sunset and a harmonious life.

A visit to the Spa at Coco Palm Resort is an immense sensory experience. Indulge in the all-natural treatments derived from the ancient health and beauty traditions of Asia; a culture that celebrates beauty and refinement in honour of nature’s precious gifts. The exotic aromas of spices and fragrant blooms, and the gentle sound of soothing music, will bathe the senses and lull you into a state of bliss.


The Maldives is known in many parts of the world as the divers paradise. With warm tropical weather year around, a large variety of colourful fauna and flora thrive in these coral reefs. PADI and SSI certified dive courses are available for the experienced and inexperienced alike, from our Diving School.

Exhilarate yourself. A selection of activities that offer everyone choice, such as: water-skiing, canoeing, surf biking, sailing, windsurfing or snorkelling. Private lessons and courses are available for those who would like to learn the ropes of windsurfing and catamaran sailing. On steady grounds, you will be able to divert with activities like tennis, volleyball, badminton, snooker, table tennis, and for those who fancy harder workouts, our fully equipped exercise room will await for them. You don’t have to be sports-minded to relax in our library, or watch a movie in the audio-visual room.

A traditional wedding ceremony in the romantic setting of Coco Palm can make your special day a very memorable one. The service is held at sunset on a desert island beach, under a hut made of coconut trees and leaves. The traditionally dressed Minister, witnesses and friends, wait with the bride, for the groom to arrive on a local sailing boat and then carried by the crew to the beach. The ceremony is celebrated according to the local traditions with a dowry, exchange of vows and rings. The melodious drums of the local fishermen accompany the couple on their journey back to their villa. All the guests are invited to participate in toasting to the happiness of the couple with Kurumba local coconut, and to enjoy the drums ceremonial dances. In the evening a BBQ dinner will be served to the bride and groom, and the following day a coconut tree planting ceremony will be hosted for the happy couple.

Coco Palm Resort & Spa, Dunikolu Island, Baa Atoll, Republic Of Maldives
Tel: + 960 23 00 11, Fax: + 960 23 00 22


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