We all know that going for a splash into the inviting azure ocean is a feeling thats hard to describe. What can be better than this A feeling like you are almost walking on water? The answer; Stand up paddle surfing! Why not give it a try on our lagoon here at Kuramathi and glide along the marine, observing the aquatic life underneath teeming with fishes of all kinds.
This exciting sport can be tried by anyone willing to go for an adrenaline filled adventure; also giving you a sense of calm as you blend with nature. All one needs to do is balance yourself on a longboard, and gently paddle away into whichever direction you wish to move in, giving you a full body workout while you are at it! Aqua Sports Fun offers Stand up paddles at US 22 for an hour, and additionally, they offer 11.9ft longboards, making it easier for one to balance and glide away!
Stand up paddling is commonly used as a substitute for wave surfing, and was originated in Hawaii, by two renowned surfers, Laird Hamilton
and Dave Kalama. It has grown into a recreational sport performed by plenty across the globe.
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Kuramathi is one of the first resorts to open in the Maldives and is part of Universal Resorts of Universal Enterprises Private Ltd, a 100% Maldivian owned company, and the pioneers of tourism in the Maldives.
An emerald jewel in the turquoise Maldivian waters, Kuramathi is a stunning island retreat with acres of luxuriant vegetation surrounded by spectacular beaches tapering into an endless sandbank. Villas blend contemporary design and nature, and are set on the beach, amongst lush gardens or over water. Four poster beds, open-air bathrooms, rainfall showers or Jacuzzi, large outdoor decks with inviting daybeds or sun loungers, are just some of the creature-comforts enjoyed by our guests. Dining options are diverse with many restaurants, bars and great-value All Inclusive Packages, topped off with Maldivian service welcoming, genuine and friendly.