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Cocoa Island by COMO
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Cocoa Island by COMO is an intimate private Maldives island resort with 33 overwater suites allowing you to slip right into the turquoise lagoon to explore an exceptional house reef. Encircled with powder white sand, the carefree, understated luxury experience includes holistic wellness treatments at COMO Shambhala Retreat, South Indian-influenced cuisine and worldclass diving.


Cocoa Water Villa with Pool

This new overwater villa features a large terrace with a 10-metre private swimming pool, offering some of the island’s best views of the iconic Maldivian sunset. The villa was designed with space in mind: there’s a living room, an en suite master bedroom, a private study and a gym. The villa can be connected to the COMO Sunset Water Villa via an overwater wooden walkway, or closed off for complete privacy.
  • Cocoa Water Villa with Pool
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Dhoni Water Villa

Our split-level Dhoni Water Villas stand out for their unusual design: shaped like a traditional Maldivian ‘dhoni’ fishing boat, they make you feel like you’re floating on the ocean. The generous living room is a calming space to relax, while the overwater private terrace has a staircase that leads to the lagoon’s warm waters.
  • Dhoni Water Villa
  • Dhoni Water Villa
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Dhoni Loft Water Villa

Shaped like a traditional ‘dhoni’ fishing boat, our Dhoni Loft Water Villas have an expansive lower level living area and a master bedroom on the mezzanine, making them great for families. The design is about bringing the outside space in, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the water, and a private terrace touching the ocean.
  • Dhoni Loft Water Villa
  • Dhoni Loft Water Villa
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Loft Water Villas

In these villas, the horizon feels like it extends forever as you look out from your private sundeck or watch the ocean roll past the floor-to-ceiling windows. The elevated loft features a king-sized en suite master bedroom, while the lower deck’s large and airy sitting area doubles up as a sleeping space for families. There is also a secluded outdoor rain shower with steps directly into the ocean.
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One Bedroom Water Villa with Pool

These light-filled villas sit on their own secluded jetty, each with a private entrance deck, surrounded by the aquamarine ocean. Outside, there’s a new private pool and a balcony with a daybed, where you can relax as the sun rises and sets on the ocean. Inside, the spacious living area with floor-to-ceiling windows provides plenty of space to unwind.
  • 1Bedroom Water Villa with Pool
  • 1Bedroom Water Villa with Pool
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COMO Water Villas

Situated on either side of the island, COMO Cocoa Island’s two COMO Water Villas – Sunset and Sunrise – are arranged with two separate wings, both featuring an en suite bedroom and a private terrace directly above the ocean. The wings are connected by the living and dining areas, with balconies on either side that let you step directly off the deck into the turquoise lagoon. There’s also a secluded deck, with a new private pool that almost touches the edge of the ocean.
  • Como Water Villa
  • Como Water Villa
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Room Service
Cocoa Island by COMO’s room service menu is wide and varied, as one would expect from one of the best Maldives luxury resorts. Available from 7am until 11pm daily, it includes healthy salads, open-face sandwiches and pastas.
For a refreshing pick-me-up in the sun, we offer lassis as well as chilled coconut milk and a variety of freshly prepared juice blends.
COMO Shambhala Cuisine
COMO Shambhala Cuisine incorporates organic ingredients rich in living enzymes, vitamins and sea minerals.
At Cocoa Island by COMO, our chefs also make ample use of the tandoor, a type of Indian oven that allows for the fat-free cooking of meats, vegetables and fish whist introducing a wonderful charcoal flavour.
Faru Bar
Faru Bar is an easy, foot-in-the-sand Maldives’ resort bar where our artful bartenders put together refreshing cocktails and mocktails. Fine wines, classic cigars and light snacks also feature, alongside some easy beats at sunset.
Private Dining
In addition to our UFAA restaurant, FARU bar as well as our in-room dining, we offer several private dining experiences in stunning locations across Cocoa Island.
Enjoy an unforgettable evening under a canopy of stars with only the sounds of the ocean and gentle sea breezes to distract you. We set up an intimate dining table on Cocoa Island’s eastern sandbank, where your personal butler serves you a five-course meal from our carefully selected dinner menu and a bottle of chilled Champagne.
(Includes five course meal for two, butler, a bottle of champagne, sandbank set-up)
This tented dinner experience is full of atmosphere, with flickering lanterns creating a soft light under the canvas and the silky Cocoa Island sand at your feet. The sound of the ocean is your soundtrack as your dedicated waiter serves you a bottle of chilled champagne and your delicious meal, chosen from our daily à la carte dinner menus.
(Includes a bottle of Champagne, tent set-up and dedicated waiter)
This romantic candlelit dinner on the beach is the perfect way to celebrate your honeymoon or special anniversary. Close to the water’s edge, surrounded by pretty lanterns, this magical experience is a highlight of any stay on Cocoa Island. Choose your meal selection from our daily à la carte dinner menu.
(Includes beach set-up and dedicated waiter)
This private candlelit dinner in your own dhoni or villa includes an intimate set-up on your outside deck, lit-up with candles and lanterns. Choose from the in-room dining menu or our daily à la carte dinner menu.
(Includes deck set-up and dedicated waiter)
During this unique experience you will witness the first rays of morning sunlight on Cocoa Island over a gourmet breakfast selection served with a bottle of chilled vintage Champagne. Sit back, relax and enjoy the white sand and turquoise waters on your very own sandbank.
Unique among restaurants in the Maldives, our talented, New Zealand-born Executive Chef Shane Avant draws inspiration from the Malabar Coast’s rich gourmet heritage and local seafood. He also creates modern interpretations of Southeast Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. The kitchen’s tandoor oven allows for fat-free, flavour-rich grilling of meats, vegetables and fish.
With our COMO Shambhala Cuisine, we present health-conscious alternatives at every meal. And three times a week Ufaa offers a set Indian, Thai and Seafood Barbecue dinner menu.


Facilities and Activities

Travellers have been fascinated by the Maldives for centuries, from the ancient Greeks to fourteenth-century travel writer Ibn Battuta, from cookery author Madhur Jaffrey to contemporary essayist Alain de Botton. All are drawn by the unique cultural exchanges that give life to these far-flung islands, from fishing to the spice trade to the Maldives’ Islamic religion. A number of the islands are turned over to tourism—among them, Cocoa Island by COMO (known locally as Makunufushi), a luxury resort regarded for its private locale as well as some of the best diving in the Indian Ocean.
All services mentioned in this COMO destination guide can be arranged or supplied to guests of Cocoa Island. Some, however, are available only be request, and are dependent upon local suppliers with Cocoa Island facilitating the experiences wherever possible.
Hydrotherapy Pool
COMO Shambhala Retreat at Cocoa Island has one of only a few hydrotherapy pools in the Maldives.
This therapy allows up to one litre of water to be absorbed into the body. The pool’s warm temperature eases muscles, meanwhile, while spiralling water jets help to increase the benefit of the pool’s massaging action.
Overall, the treatment serves to stimulate the metabolism and increase the function of the lymphatic and circulation systems to detoxify tissues and expel toxins.
Knowing yoga in the Maldives to be popular, Cocoa Island by COMO integrates this holistic practice into the rhythm of island life by offering complimentary classes at our open-air yoga pavilion. Morning class every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8am to 9am followed by half hour of Pranayama and Meditation session. Sunset class from 4:30pm to 5:30pm every day (except Friday).
With private guided sessions, those looking for meditation in the Maldives can learn the healing powers of this traditional practice. Cocoa Island by COMO also offers tutelage in the deep yoga breathing technique known as pranayama.
Our Maldives beach hotel boasts a fully equipped gym. Cardio equipment makes it easy for you to get your heart rate up, and a variety of weights is available for strength-training and muscle-toning regimens.
Intuitive, empowering and empathetic, our expert therapists are dedicated to guiding each guest into a state of greater wellness. The resort works with only the best practitioners in holistic health, drawing talent from all over the world.
At COMO Shambhala Retreat at Cocoa Island, those seeking a spa holiday in the Maldives with discover Asian-inspired treatments, emotionally rebalancing holistic techniques and facials for restorative skincare. Our approach to wellness helps restore both body and mind to its natural state of equilibrium.
COMO Shambhala Retreat
Discover the calming spirit of our Maldives spa resort at COMO Shambhala Retreat where we offer holistic, Asian-inspired treatments. We have an open-air pavilion for yoga, four treatment rooms (including one for couples), plus separate male and female steam rooms and a large hydrotherapy pool. We also offer a series of ‘Wellness Paths.’ these well-priced groups of treatments addresssing specific needs such as purification and stress.

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