This is my third visit to the Cocoa Island but the first review that I have written while still a guest on holiday. Five years seperate the last magical visit but do allow for some perspective that repeat visitors may find useful and help those looking for their first Maldivian Break. There is a wonderful sense of timelessness to Cocoa, it beats to its own internal clock. As other resorts go bigger and bolder (more to do and more to see) Cocoa prides itself on providing exactly the same as it has always done, high quality service in an effortless manner and style, staff are trained superbly in understanding if guests want to engage or be left to their own devices. To talk or be still. Having visited in 2005 and 2009 I think the current GM Laurent has raised the game considerably from his team (from restaurant staff to the dive school to cleaners) so that nothing is too much trouble, no request too small or too large. Of course there are subtle changes to indicate that Cocoa is changing (new menus, gym equipment, entertainment) but these are subtle and unlikely to detract old visitors. Cocoa for me is a informal, boutique, and bespoke experience( like a perfectly tailored suit or personalised cocktail) but a gentle warning for those looking for multiple restaurants, adventure clubs, karaoke and nightclubs I suggest searching elsewhere, you will be disappointed with what you find here. Leave Cocoa to us.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- COMO Cocoa Island is a private island in the Maldives and offers measured simplicity in its design. Wrapped in white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters, Cocoa Island is in close proximity to some of the best dive sites in the world. The tranquil setting is enhanced by the understated elegance of Cocoa Island’s 33 rooms, which resemble local dhoni fishing boats and feature direct access to the shallow lagoon. Ufaa, the resort’s restaurant, serves fresh local produce and seafood cooked in the Keralan style, while Faru bar overlooks the pristine infinity-edge pool. COMO Cocoa Island’s spa, COMO Shambhala Retreat, offers rebalancing treatments, including Ayurveda, reflexology and a range of recuperative massages and facials. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cocoa Island Hotel South Male Atoll
- Cocoa Island Maldives
- Hotel Cocoa Island