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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.


Enchanting festive journey: JW Marriott Maldives Resort unveils magical lineup of events for whole family



This festive season, the luxury private island of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is set to be transformed to a land of magic with three weeks of celebrations. From December 20 to January 10, guests of all ages are invited to step into a world of wonder where exquisite dining experiences, world-class live performances, and a specially curated kids club programme await, promising endless memorable moments with loved ones that will last a lifetime.

Magical Christmas Celebrations

Guests are invited to indulge their senses with exceptional culinary events to celebrate Christmas. On December 24, gather for a Christmas Eve Gala Dinner where families and friends can celebrate the special occasion, surrounded by azure waters and the ultimate in tranquility and wonder, as the night sky is lit by spectacular magic and fire performances.

Christmas Day begins with Santa’s Breakfast, a lavish Christmas buffet featuring live cooking stations, imbued with the spirit of the season. The celebrations continue for the ‘Tales of Turkey’ Christmas lunch, where guests can bond over tender turkey and traditional festive favourites surrounded by the warmth of the season. ‘Butcher’s Hook’ ends the evening with a spectacular spread of succulent wagyu steaks served with luxurious festive accompaniments such as caviar, truffles, and responsibly sourced foie gras.

Children can truly immerse themselves in the spirit of Christmas with themed activities at the Little Griffins Kids Club, including Gingerbread Men Decorating, Christmas Camouflage, and a Hunt for Santa that is followed by cheerful gift giving and a chance to take a photo with the big man himself.

Those celebrating Orthodox Christmas on January 6 will also be presented with specially crafted festive menus and elegant entertainment in a poolside setting with vibrant views of the sunset.

Sumptuous Culinary Events

The culinary highlights continue throughout the festive season with a series of special events, complemented by themed menus, and live entertainment. Guests will be dazzled by melodic tunes of a live band, soulful serenades of a saxophonist, and electrifying beats of a DJ.

An evening of extravagance awaits on the beach with ‘A Fishermen Night with Lobster and Bubbly’, where diners can savour expertly grilled lobster that is personally selected from the live tank, paired with a glass of bubbles, as they dine against the backdrop of scenic sunset views.

For a zero-kilometre dining experience, guests can take a seat at the ‘Harvest Table by JW Garden’ where chefs will showcase artfully crafted dishes prepared with the freshest seasonal produce from the resort’s JW Garden. Those seeking flavours from the East can delight in vibrant flavours during ‘Treetop Thai Nights’, as mouthwatering Thai dishes are served among the treetop location of Kaashi. For an elegant evening under the stars, ‘Tokyo’ showcases a menu of the finest Japanese and East Asian dishes, meticulously crafted with authentic flavours.

1001 Nights New Year’s Eve Gala

Inspired by the wonder and magic of A Thousand and One Nights, the New Year’s Eve celebrations promise an evening of enchantment where all one’s wishes come true. Guests can welcome 2024 in spectacular fashion with a culinary journey through Arabia, marvelling at Middle Eastern rhythms and spellbinding performances starring favourite characters from the legendary tale.

Festive Fun for Little Ones

Junior travellers are treated to a season of wonder at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, with the Family by JW Little Griffins Kids Club’s jam-packed calendar of festive-themed events for children. Each day brings a new programme of joy-filled activities, from making Christmas Stone Art and Snowmen on the Beach to Rudolph’s Aqua Aerobics and tackling the North Pole Obstacle Course. Festive discos, movie nights and pillow fights keep the fun going into the evening, capturing the attention of little ones throughout the festive season.

Travellers who wish to plan their festive holiday in advance can make the most of the resort’s Festive Early Bird Deal. Available to book until October 15, the deal offers up to 10% off the room rate, a one-time floating breakfast for two, daily breakfasts at the all-day dining restaurant, and gala dinners for two on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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Get ready for spine-tingling adventure: Kuramathi Maldives’ Spook-tacular Halloween extravaganza



This Halloween, Bageecha Kids Club at Kuramathi Maldives is pulling out all the stops to make sure your family’s holiday is filled with thrills, chills, and endless fun. From October 25th to November 1st, guests of all ages are invited to join the resort team for an unforgettable Halloween experience like never before.

Kuramathi’s Spook-tacular Halloween programme promises a bewitching blend of delicious treats, spine-tingling scares, and an array of exciting activities. The Bageecha Kids Club will be transformed into a Halloween wonderland, complete with imaginative decorations and engaging activities specially designed for the young guests.

Kuramathi believes Halloween should be a celebration of joy, togetherness, and delightful surprises. So, pack your costumes, gather your family, and join the resort team for a Halloween like no other.

Kuramathi Maldives is one of the first properties to open in this archipelago nation. As part of Universal Resorts, a 100% Maldivian-owned company and the pioneers of tourism in the Maldives, Kuramathi Maldives embodies the country’s unique culture and heritage.

Situated in Rasdhoo Atoll archipelago, Kuramathi Maldives is 1.8 km in length and tapers to a pristine stretch of white sandbank, lending a dramatic quality to the idyllic surroundings of turquoise lagoons, tropical jungle and flora. Catering to all budgets, 12 distinct choices of villas are on offer, ranging from the individual Beach Villas to the idyllic Water Villas with Pool. Dining options are diverse with many restaurants, bars and great-value all-inclusive packages, topped off with Maldivian service – welcoming, genuine and friendly. There is something for everyone on this paradisiacal haven that embodies the Maldives in a natural setting.

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JW Marriott Maldives Resort takes young guests on enriching eco-conscious journey with new kids club programme



JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa continues to set the benchmark for family-friendly stays in the Maldives with a unique eco-friendly programme for junior travellers at the FAMiLY by JW Little Griffins Kids Club.

The resort has introduced two new themes and a range of sustainability-focused activities that are sure to ignite the curiosity of the youngest guests, ensuring they have a fun journey while simultaneously immersing them in educational experiences.

In recognition of JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa’s commitment to a more environmentally conscious future, the new FAMiLY by JW Little Griffins Kids Club programme features engaging activities that incorporate produce from the vibrant JW Garden.

These inspiring eco-minded activations include JW Garden Pizza Making and Smoothie Making for which little ones will be given personally customised aprons and chef’s hats. The journey begins at the JW Garden where an array of locally grown ingredients will be introduced to the kids, allowing them to select their favourite fruits, vegetables and herbs to be used. Children and parents will have the chance to bond as they create their own pizzas or smoothies using the freshly picked ingredients, allowing a first-hand experience of the ‘garden to table’ concept.

Young explorers can embark on an insightful JW Garden Exploration journey allowing them to discover the names, tastes and aromas of different seasonal herbs, fruits and vegetables while gaining insight into the importance of biodiversity and sustainable gardening. For a more hands-on experience, kids can join the Little Griffins Gardeners activity where they can learn gardening skills through seed planting and prepping the soil, seed soaking and germination, and the essentials of plant care.

With the Little Griffins National Geographic activity, junior travellers are taken on an outdoor adventure, increasing their environmental awareness as they learn about the island’s flora and fauna as well as marine life in the surrounding waters of the spectacular Shaviyani Atoll.

Each day promises a new adventure at the Little Griffins Kids Club, with daily sessions themed around Under the Sea, Jungle Island, Fairytales, Pirates, Superheroes, and the all-new Rainbow and Sports Day themes. Kids will relish the chance to participate in a range of new activities such as Mission Impossible & Flinch, Kids Versus Associates, Mini Disco, and Silent Speed Ball.

Open from 10am to 9.30pm each day, the FAMiLY by JW Little Griffins Kids Club is one of the largest kids’ clubs in the Maldives, with a 13-metre pirate ship, children’s swimming pool and creative zones all waiting to be explored.

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