Cookies need to be enabled in your browser to view resort prices
Cocoa Island is a small, private island resort designed for those seeking an easygoing, foot-in-the-sand experience. The rich, warm waters and bountiful coral also promise some of the world's best beaches, snorkelling and diving. Read Our Opinion
Wake up to an empty horizon from your over-water bungalow. As evening approaches, watch a tiny fishing boat ply the cobalt ocean. Cocoa Island offers indulgent therapies,Yoga, diving, gourmet cuisine and exciting excursions.
Experience gentle cosseting in a blissful wilderness – a contemporary resort which reflects the Maldives' soul. A stay at Cocoa Island is about discovering the essence of beach living – the power of quiet and nature.
Most of Cocoa Island’s rooms are uniquely inspired by dhoni boats, the style of vessel used by local fishermen. They are adjoined by simple wooden walkways built above the shallow lagoon.
From your room, walk out on to a private terrace and slip into a warm Maldivian sea.The view from the wide platform bed is directly out to the watery expanse. The bathrooms, a bath and shower, share the horizon views. Interiors are quietly contemporary with a nod to local rusticity in Maldivian kajan roofing.
Cocoa Island offers complimentary WiFi and high-speed Internet access in all guestrooms, the reception area, bar and restaurant.
Early Booking Offer
Stay between 15 April and 31 October 2013. Book 45 days ahead. Receive $150 per room per paid night against food and beverages.(Minimum 4 nights)
Our Opinion: A very high quality resort for a truly relaxing and romantic getaway.
Atmosphere: Every aspect of Cocoa Island, including the design, cuisine, and overall organisation is intended to enhance mental and spiritual health - providing a truly relaxing and enjoyable experience.
Rooms: Every room type here is over the water. Even the base room, the Dhoni Suite, is a gorgeous Water Villa in the shape of a traditional Maldivian Dhoni (boat) which is sat over the beautiful turqoise water.
Dining: Well known throughout the Maldives for having excellent food. There are plenty of different cuisines, all prepared up to and over the high standard you would expect from a five star resort.
Activities: The emphasis here is more on relaxation, with activities taking a back seat and letting their wonderful spa take the lead.
Discover Cocoa Island in quiet South Malé atoll – a perfect spit of porcelain-white sand and crystal clear ocean rich for exploring. Kick back and relax on your sundeck, toes dipped into the island’s peaceful lagoon. For those who want to do more, Cocoa Island offers an active island life. From first-time divers to Yoga devotees, from keen sailors to idle snorkellers – they've got the equipment, knowledge and expertise for a memorable stay.
Although most guests go to Cocoa Island to relax in privacy, there are others who spend their time exploring the local region – both above and underwater.
The diving is exceptional, with a team available to teach beginners and challenge the experienced.
You can also go deep-sea fishing, partake in watersports off the beach, like windsurfing or catamaran sailing. They also offer beach drop-offs, dolphin and sunset cruises, a cookery lesson or guided snorkelling.
At Cocoa Island, you can choose to do very little. Some guests find their own stretch of beach; others prefer to relax in privacy on their suite's hidden terrace, or lounge beside the resort's main swimming pool – cobalt, melting into an empty horizon.
If you want an active holiday, there is a water-sports centre with sea kayaks, catamaran, windsurf boards, a fully equipped PADI certified Dive Centre, a COMO Shambhala Retreat including several Treatment rooms, a Yoga Pavilion with a resident instructor, fully equipped gym, steam rooms and hydrotherapy pool.
A celebration at Cocoa Island ensures memories of paradise unadulterated.
At Cocoa Island, you’re totally removed from the hustle of everyday life.
This is a private island, encircled by a lagoon with its sand snaking out into a perfect spit, creating an unbeatable setting for a sunset wedding blessing.
With just 33 Water Suites and Villas, Cocoa Island is also ideal for those who want to take over the entire island for a family get-together. The island event staff can arrange the entire event, including flowers, music, and a seafood dinner on the edge of the lagoon.
Cocoa Island has developed a substantial COMO Shambhala Retreat for guests seeking mental quietude, physical wellbeing and spiritual balance through Yoga, Ayurveda and other holistic treatments.
There is an open-air pavilion for Yoga practice located on the sunrise side of the island.
In addition, find four treatment rooms (including one for couples), steam and large hydrotherapy pool.
COMO Shambhala Retreat at Cocoa Island also offers a series of ‘Wellness Paths’ comprisingsuggested treatments to help achieve the mind-body balance suited to your needs.
1. Set your dates at the bottom of the page.
2. Set your mealplan at the right.
3. Change your currency above if you wish.
4. The price beside each room type includes all
taxes, transfers and charges.
Free Nights Available Year Round (automatically included in rates)
Book Early for Stays between May and October 2012 Receive $150 Credit per night towards Food, Beverages and Spa.
Immerse yourself in the tastes of the Malabar Coast, enjoying the Indian Ocean’s abundance of seafood. The approach to cuisine is modern, light and respectful of South Indian nuances. Menus also offer contemporary interpretations of other Asian and Mediterranean classics.
You can eat like a castaway using the in-room dining service, or at Ufaa, the restaurant located beside the infinity pool and sea. Faru, the bar, is also popular with fine wines and tasteful cocktails. Ingredients include organic vegetables and the day’s catch, with dishes drawing inspiration from regional and Sri Lankan spices. All menus also feature simple salads and pastas.
The menus feature a high percentage of vegetarian dishes. Hot favourites include fresh fruit chaat salad with organic honey, lime syrup and almond milk granita, or tandoor aubergine with organic brown rice pilaf, mint raita and tomato chutney.
Ufaa, meaning happy in Maldivian, is a foot-in-the-sand space with covered and uncovered seating. It flanks the resort’s infinity-edged pool, in natural wood and Kajan thatch, and is presided over by Australian chef, Daniel Johnson.
Dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner showcase the Malabar Coast’s rich gourmet heritage as well as modern interpretations of Southeast Asian cooking. The tandoor is employed to allow for fat-free, flavour-laden grilling of meats and fish.
Dishes might include tuna tartare with pomegranate dressing, avocado, tomato and cucumber salad or whole masala spiced lobster cooked in the tandoor with lacha salad, lemon pickle and mint raita.
Please select the type of holiday you are interested in.