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Transforming luxury resorts in Maldives into ultimate family destinations: Introducing captivating children’s facilities



Worldwide Kids, a renowned leader in creating exceptional children’s facilities within luxury resorts and hotels, is the preferred choice for clients in the Maldives seeking captivating and engaging spaces for their guests.

With the growing popularity of the Maldives as a family holiday destination, the concept and design work of Worldwide Kids takes the lead in transforming resorts into alluring havens for families. Moreover, resorts place their trust in Worldwide Kids when it comes to adhering to international safety standards. This is further reinforced by their commitment to conducting comprehensive facility and operations audits, allowing resorts to elevate their family facilities and ensure the highest level of safety and quality.

The Maldives, known for its breath-taking natural beauty and opulent resorts, has experienced a notable shift as the family market gains momentum in this idyllic paradise. Families are increasingly choosing the Maldives for their holidays, and resorts recognise the importance of catering to this growing segment by offering outstanding childcare services.

Worldwide Kids has recently collaborated with esteemed resorts in the Maldives.

Kurumba Maldives

As the very first luxury resort in the Maldives, celebrating 51 years on 3rd October 2023, Kurumba Maldives holds a special place in the journey of Worldwide Kids. Currently, work is underway to develop the concept and design of their kids club, with the anticipated opening scheduled for December 2023. This collaboration between Kurumba Maldives and Worldwide Kids marks a significant milestone in their shared commitment to creating exceptional family experiences in this enchanting destination.

Cheval Blanc Randheli

The partnership between Worldwide Kids and Cheval Blanc Randheli marks the first collaboration with an LVMH brand for the concept and design realisation of their little guest facilities. Expertly crafted by Worldwide Kids, the enchanting Le Carrousel invites young explorers to unleash their imagination in its 500 sqm of magical space. Building on their successful collaborations in the Maldives, the highly anticipated opening of the upcoming Cheval Blanc property in the Seychelles, enriched by Worldwide Kids’ concept and design expertise, is eagerly awaited with excitement.

Soneva Jani

Partnering with Soneva Resorts, Soneva Jani becomes the first of its brand to receive Worldwide Kids accreditation. Their magnificent two-storey kids club, one of the largest in Southeast Asia, meets rigorous audit and training standards, earning its well-deserved place in Worldwide Kids’ prestigious accreditation portfolio.

The anticipated accreditation of its sister property, Soneva Fushi, solidifies the renowned Soneva brand’s dedication to exceptional family-friendly hospitality. Following a comprehensive facility and operations audit conducted this month, Soneva Fushi is expected to achieve accreditation from Worldwide Kids, further strengthening its position as a leader in providing outstanding experiences for families.

One&Only Reethi Rah

Worldwide Kids proudly celebrates its enduring partnership with Kerzner International, the renowned hospitality company behind the esteemed One&Only resorts worldwide. The reaccreditation of One&Only Reethi Rah this year further solidifies its position as a top-tier destination for discerning travellers seeking unparalleled luxury and a safe family environment.

JA Manafaru

Worldwide Kids extends its accreditation to JA Manafaru, the northernmost island in the Maldives, recognising their commitment to exceptional childcare services and position as a leading family-friendly resort. The successful collaboration during the custom Easter programme marked the exciting re-engagement of their partnership. Executed by experienced WK child carers, this programme showcased their shared dedication and seamless synergy.

LUX* South Ari Atoll

Worldwide Kids celebrates the renewed partnership with the esteemed LUX brand, resulting in a contract for six properties, including LUX South Ari Atoll in the Maldives. This exciting re-engagement further solidifies the brand’s commitment to delivering exceptional experiences for families.


Following a successful partnership with JOALI, Worldwide Kids is delighted to extend their collaboration to JOALI BEING, bringing JOALI’s adults-only brand to families and ensuring unforgettable holidays for all.


While popular among honeymooners, Finolhu is also highly family-friendly, offering a kids club, a variety of activities, and daily entertainment. As the first Maldivian resort to join Design Hotels’ prestigious portfolio, Seaside Finolhu is now taking their family experiences to the next level by partnering with Worldwide Kids. This collaboration aims to enhance the little guest journey and create lasting memories for families visiting this remarkable destination.

Amari Raaya Maldives

Amari Raaya Maldives, the newest luxury destination resort in Raa Atoll, has partnered with Worldwide Kids for its highly anticipated opening on 1st August 2023. The resort’s kids club features a well-designed outdoor play area and an exciting zip line, guaranteeing unlimited fun for children. The collaboration with Worldwide Kids aims to provide exceptional family experiences and a seamless childcare operation for guests of all ages.

In addition to these esteemed resorts, Worldwide Kids has also worked with an impressive list of brands in the Maldives, including Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Dusit Thani Maldives, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, Hard Rock Hotel, Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Vittaveli, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, SAii Lagoon Maldives by Curio and Velaa Private Island.

Worldwide Kids continues to set new industry standards by combining creativity, expertise, and a deep understanding of the evolving needs of families in luxury travel. With a commitment to designing captivating children’s facilities, Worldwide Kids enhances the overall experience for families visiting the Maldives, ensuring memories that last a lifetime.


Jawakara Islands Maldives’ kids club gets accreditation from Worldwide Kids



Jawakara Islands Maldives has announced its accreditation for safe, professional, and exhilarating childcare by Worldwide Kids (WK). This recognition is reserved for upscale resorts that uphold global standards in childcare training, health, and safety, while continually enhancing the experience for families and their young guests.

Nestled within the picturesque landscape of Maldives, the newest addition to the Crown & Champa Resorts portfolio, Jawakara Islands Maldives proudly hosts the Jawa Kids Club, catering to children across all types of accommodations. The Jawa Kids programme boasts an array of thrilling and age-appropriate activities, ranging from mini-golf, football, and paddle tennis instruction to child-friendly spa treatments, sushi making, and mocktail mixology classes. Furthermore, children are offered a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Maldivian culture through music, dance, art, traditional fishing methods, sustainability workshops, and marine biology exploration guided by our in-house expert.

The dedicated childcare team at Jawa Kids Club has undergone accredited training by Worldwide Kids, ensuring they possess the expertise and skills necessary to provide exceptional care to young guests. This training guarantees that children staying at Jawakara receive unparalleled attention and care throughout their stay.

“This endorsement from Worldwide Kids not only underscores our unwavering commitment to ensuring the safety, comfort, and delight of our guests, especially families seeking unforgettable moments in the Maldives but also opens up new avenues for visibility. WWK’s extensive database will strategically position us when families are actively booking their holidays, further enhancing our reach and ensuring that our dedication to top-tier childcare and hospitality resonates with discerning travellers,” highlighted Ali Navaz, General Manager at Jawakara Islands Maldives.

As part of the accreditation process, Worldwide Kids completed a comprehensive assessment of the resort’s childcare facility and operations. The audit encompassed indoor and outdoor spaces, equipment, resources, policies, documentation, and interactions with children and families. The final audit report included recommendations to enhance safety and operational aspects, based on the latest childcare best practices.

“Worldwide Kids is thrilled to extend its prestigious Seal of Excellence to Jawakara Islands, underscoring their commitment to the little guest. This recognition is a testament to their team’s hard work and approach to fostering a safe and engaging environment for their young visitors and we look forward to our continued partnership with them,” said James Gunn, Business Development Consultant at Worldwide Kids.

The independent seal of excellence from WK, which was established in 2018, carries substantial sway over 45,000 families each year, guiding their choices for vacations. This prestigious recognition not only boosts the status of Jawakara Islands Maldives as a top luxury destination but also emphasizes the resort’s strong dedication to offering high-quality services tailored to the needs of a diverse luxury traveler base.

Jawakara offers an adventurous escape where multigenerational travellers can come together to collaborate, indulge, and rejuvenate. Boasting 290 villas, this five-star retreat is conveniently located just 35 minutes away by seaplane from Malé International Airport. The resort comprises two distinct islands – Mabin and Dheru – interconnected by an oversea walkway, providing guests with a seamless and enchanting journey between the two.

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Jumeirah Olhahali Island hosts heartwarming celebration for local community on Children’s Day



In recognition of Children’s Day, Jumeirah Olhahali Island has hosted a group of 20 special guests from Southern Community Empowerment Association of Maldives (SCEAM) for a day of exploration and inspiring experiences on 11 May 2024.

SCEAM, an umbrella NGO dedicated to the empowerment and engagement of local communities, works across the Southernmost atolls of the Maldives to support in building resilience and fostering collective growth.

“We are delighted to collaborate with SCEAM and welcome these wonderful children to our blissful island,” said Mohamed Ashraf, General Manager of Jumeirah Olhahali Island. “With over 57% of members hailing from the Maldives, we believe in the importance of supporting neighbouring institutions and organisations while prioritising the well-being of our future successors. This event was a fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories and spread smiles on Children’s Day.”

The day commenced with a warm welcome ritual from the resort’s management team and the friendly members of its Kids Club. The children then participated in a hands-on cake decoration activity with the resort’s talented chefs, crafting delicious treats to share with their families. Following a delightful lunch at the poolside all-day dining restaurant, GLOW, the little guests engaged in a creative crafting session guided by artists from the island’s MURACA Art Studio. As the day unfolded, the children had the opportunity to explore the resort’s contemporary beachside villas and indulge in some splash fun in the private infinity pools. Concluding the visit, each child received a special gift and a certificate of participation to cherish as part of their Olhahali Island memory.

“We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Jumeirah Olhahali Island for organising this delightful event in celebration of Children’s Day,” said Shimla Ahmed, Co-Founder & President of SCEAM. “The experience brought immense joy and happiness to the children, and we are excited for future collaborations to continue spreading positivity and building a brighter future for our younger generation.”

With consistent educational programmes and regular outreach to nearby islands, Jumeirah Olhahali Island remains committed to supporting local initiatives and fostering meaningful connections with the community. The all-villa resort strives to make a positive impact and create timeless experiences for guests and residents alike.

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Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa to celebrate Egg-Citing Easter this April



Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, renowned for its unparalleled luxury and breathtaking natural beauty, invites guests to immerse themselves in an extraordinary Easter experience from March 28th to April 1st this year. Promising an array of activities and events designed to delight guests of all ages, ensuring a memorable holiday escape.

At the heart of this Easter celebration is the renowned French pastry chef, Thomas Alphonsine, who will grace the island with his culinary expertise. Chef Alphonsine will tantalise taste buds with his delectable pastries, offering guests the opportunity to savour the finest in French pastry artistry. Additionally, guests can participate in immersive pastry-making lessons led by Chef Alphonsine himself, providing a unique opportunity to learn from a master of the craft. Chef Alphonsine also serves as a consultant for Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products. Additionally, he is an expert judge for the prestigious international competition, the World Chocolate Masters, which crowns the finest chocolate chef worldwide.

But the festivities don’t end with gourmet delights. Guests can groove to the rhythm of live music performances set against the backdrop of the resort’s pristine beaches, adding a touch of enchantment to every moment. Moreover, families can join in the excitement of Easter Egg hunts and a plethora of activities with the beloved Easter Bunny, promising joy, and laughter for all.

The Easter celebration at Hideaway is a truly inclusive experience, with activities tailored for both children and adults. From March 28th to April 1st, children can revel in specially curated activities designed to spark imagination and create lasting memories. Activities such as Egg Painting, Face Painting, a Chocolate Masterclass with Chef Alphonsine, and a Fun Fair, to name a few. Meanwhile, adults can indulge in their own array of Easter-themed activities from March 29th to April 1st, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the island, the Spa offers the perfect setting for a rejuvenating Easter retreat. Whether guests seek relaxation, adventure, or simply a moment of tranquillity, this exquisite large island resort promises an unparalleled escape from the ordinary.

For more information about the programme, please visit here. Contact the resort’s reservations team here.

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