4.5* Holiday Inn Kandooma

Maldives

From R 41,000 R 34,200 pps 7 nights

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is a 32 acre property housing contemporary and chic beach and overwater villas, with one of the larger children’s facilities in the Maldives.

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Located in the South Male Atoll, 35 kms south of the capital city Male’, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is a short 45 minute speedboat ride from the Velana International Airport.

Why we Love it

  • “Kids Stay & Eat Free” (U/12y) program makes this the perfect retreat for family travelers.
  • The ideal place for those looking to have a thrilling yet relaxing holiday.
  • Located in close proximity to “Kandooma Thila” – one of Maldives’ premier dive sites
  • An array of complimentary activities including:
    Daily snorkeling trip
    Daily snorkeling lessons
    Snorkeling equipment & lifejackets
    Kayaking - 1hr free 

Our Recommendation

  • Book your activities and excursions in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • For couples, enjoy a romantic beach dinner with selected dining menus
  • Enjoy fresh local seafood at The Kitchen Restaurant while enjoying breathtaking sunset views.
  • Optional Upgrade to Economy Flex / Economy Classic flights.
    Options include, prior seating and flexible amendments and cancellations.

Rates

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Includes

  • EXCLUSIVE CHARTER FLASH SALE 
    2 children U/12y fly stay & eat free when sharing with parents
    (excl airport taxes approx R6,800, Green tax $6 per child per day) 
  • 7 nights in a Beach House / Beach View Villa 
    Complimentary upgrade (subject to availability) 
  • All Inclusive meal plan 
    (All meals and seleced drinks daily)
  • Return set departure direct flights to Male from JNB
  • Return Speedboat transfer
  • All taxes & Levies 

Complimentary Inclusions:

  • Welcome Drink and Cold face Towels upon Arrival
  • Daily Snorkeling Trip
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Daily Snorkeling Lesson
  • Wi-fi Access
  • Use of Internet Lounge
  • Use of Guest Library
  • Daily Evening Entertainment
  • Sunscreen on the Main Beach
  • Drinking Water on the Main Beach
  • Two Picture Post Cards
  • Daily News Paper in Different Languages

All Inlcusive inclusions:

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner dialy at Kandooma Cafe 

Beverage Package includes:

  • Feature wine, red or white served by glass.
  • Draught Beer
  • A selection of house spirits.
  • Selected mocktails and cocktails.
  • Soft drinks including chilled juices.
  • Kandooma mineral water.
    Beverages served available between 11.00am till 12.00 midnight in:
    Kandooma Cafe,Bokkuraa Coffee Club, Lobby Lounge, BARavelli Bar and The Deck.

More Info

  • Some complimentary inclusions must be requested during the stay.
    Valid for all room types 

Honeymoon Inclusions

Must provide wedding certificate on/ before arrival.
Not older than 6 months prior to stay dates

  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Romantic floral bed decoration turndown
  • Welcome card from General Manager

Minimum 6 nights stay in Overwater Villa

  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Chocolate and strawberries
  • Romantic floral bed decoration turndown and
  • Welcome card from General Manager
  • 3 course dinner in the Kitchen Restaurant
* Terms & Conditions Apply

Includes

  • EXCLUSIVE CHARTER FLASH SALE 
    2 children U/12y fly stay & eat free when sharing with parents 
    (excl airport taxes approx R6,800, Green tax $6 per child per day) 
  • 7 nights in a Beach View Villa / Beach House 
    Complimentary upgrade (subject to availability) 
  • All Inclusive meal plan 
    (All meals and seleced drinks daily)
  • Return set departure direct flights to Male from JNB
  • Return Speedboat transfer
  • All taxes & Levies 

Complimentary Inclusions:

  • Welcome Drink and Cold face Towels upon Arrival
  • Daily Snorkeling Trip
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Daily Snorkeling Lesson
  • Wi-fi Access
  • Use of Internet Lounge
  • Use of Guest Library
  • Daily Evening Entertainment
  • Sunscreen on the Main Beach
  • Drinking Water on the Main Beach
  • Two Picture Post Cards
  • Daily News Paper in Different Languages

All Inlcusive inclusions:

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner dialy at Kandooma Cafe 

Beverage Package includes:

  • Feature wine, red or white served by glass.
  • Draught Beer
  • A selection of house spirits.
  • Selected mocktails and cocktails.
  • Soft drinks including chilled juices.
  • Kandooma mineral water.
    Beverages served available between 11.00am till 12.00 midnight in:
    Kandooma Cafe,Bokkuraa Coffee Club, Lobby Lounge, BARavelli Bar and The Deck.

More Info

  • Some complimentary inclusions must be requested during the stay.
    Valid for all room types 

Honeymoon Inclusions

Must provide wedding certificate on/ before arrival.
Not older than 6 months prior to stay dates

  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Romantic floral bed decoration turndown
  • Welcome card from General Manager

Minimum 6 nights stay in Overwater Villa

  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Chocolate and strawberries
  • Romantic floral bed decoration turndown and
  • Welcome card from General Manager
  • 3 course dinner in the Kitchen Restaurant
* Terms & Conditions Apply

Resort Facilities

  • 160 Contemporary beach and overwater villas.
  • Several venue options to host tailor-made indoor / outdoor events
    "The Marquee" hosts up to 150 guests
  • 3 restaurants and 4 Bars
  • Welness facility including beauty salon
  • Recreational activities and excursions
  • PADI 5 star Dive Center

Activities

Recreational & Water Sports activities
Weekly schedule (View brochures)

  • Catamaran sailing
  • Complimentary snorkeling lessons
  • Shark Snorkeling / night snorkeling / Whale Shark Snorkeling / Turtle point snorkeling / Adventure snorkeling
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Fun tube / Banana boat
  • Kayakking
  • Big Game Fishing / Night fishing
  • Flyboarding
  • Jet skiing
  • Male City Excursion
  • Yoga
  • Local Island Excursion
  • Wakeboarding / Mono skiing
  • Stand Up Paddling
  • Stimmel Board
  • Windsurfing
  • Wreck Safari
  • Underwater Photography

Surfing

  • Direct access to the iconic Kandooma Right; located in front of the resort. One of the best breaks in the Maldives.
  • The resort offers exclusive surf packages for surfers during the peak surf season between April and October.
  • Mandatory that surf passes are pre-booked in advance.
  • Surf lessons and surf coaching is also available.
  • Surfing photo and video packages are available upon request.

Diving
Based on your requirements and preferences, the team at Euro Divers Kandooma, a PADI 5 star center can organize a diving excursion that’s more suitable for you.

Marine Conservation
In order to save the delicate eco system which faces constant threats due to climate change, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives actively partakes in marine conservation.

  • Reefscaping Project,
  • Turtle & Manta Project
  • Walk with the marine biologist
    Visit the Aqua Discovery Centre for more information

Entertainment & Family Services

Kids policy

  • Up to 2 children  U/12y stay & eat free when sharing with parents 
    (existing bedding)
  • Complimentary transfers up to 2 children U/12y 
  • Kids dine form the children's menu (one main course + 1 dessert per child)
  • Disclaimer to be signed by parents for children staying in the Overwater villa
  • Baby cot complimentary for infants below 2y

Kandoo Kids Club
Children 4 -12 years of age
Open daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

  • Library
  • Arts & crafts area
  • Gaming zone
  • Outdoor splash pool with water slides and a low wading pool.
  • Babysitting services are also available upon prior request
  • Kids Surf Camp
    Three lessons will give the children the confidence to not only stand but handle themselves more confidently in the waves.

PADI Bubblemaker
For children 8+years 

  • A playful and safe introduction to diving.
  • This program is conducted in the pool under the strict supervision of certified professionals at Euro Divers Kandooma.

Daily Entertainment

  • Live band and DJ Night
  • Bodu-Beru drummers (traditional Maldivian performance)
  • Karaoke
  • Movie nights

Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala

Empower your mind, body and soul as you discover complete relaxation at the tranquil, garden spa.
Indulge in a range of body care treatments, massages, facials and beauty therapy, all of which are made with pure essential oils.

  • Five treatment rooms
  • Two deluxe treatment villas for couples
  • Range of massages, facials and baths for women, men and couples
  • Steam and sauna rooms
  • Beauty salon
  • Relaxation area
  • Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga
  • Ocean facing yoga shala with twice daily scheduled yoga sessions
  • Mummy & Me yoga sessions
  • Private yoga sessions available

Food & Drink

The resort operates on the following meal plans:

  • Breakfast
  • Halfboard / Half Board PLUS (includes beverages as listed below)
  • Full Board / Full Board pLUS 
  • All Inclusive

All Inclusive inclusions:

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily at Kandooma Cafe 

Beverage Package includes: (Stay spirit)

  • Feature wine, red or white served by glass.
  • Draught Beer
  • A selection of house spirits.
  • Selected mocktails and cocktails.
  • Soft drinks including chilled juices.
  • Kandooma mineral water.
    Beverages served available between 11.00am till 12.00 midnight in:
    Kandooma Cafe,Bokkuraa Coffee Club, Lobby Lounge, BARavelli Bar and The Deck.

Compulsory Festive meal supplements apply. 

The Sunset Deck
Signature bar with 360 degree panoramic views of our paradise
Extensive bar menu
Open 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

BARveli Bar
Open-air Beachfront bar complete with high bar stools and bean bags.
Serving light snacks that’ll perfectly complement your beverage.
Open 10:00 am - 6.30 pm

The Lounge Bar
Lobby bar
Located next to the reception
open 8:30 am - 11:30 pm

Restaurants

  • Award winning culinary team
  • Large beach area for private gala dinners
  • Beach dining for couples with select private dining menus
  • In villa dining available 24 hours a day

Kandooma Cafe
Enjoy a unique dining experience, either indoors or al fresco.
Spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and the swimming pool
Breakfast 06:30 am - 10.30 am
Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bokkuraa Coffee Club & Bar
Poolside café & bar
Order a pizza, sandwich or salad or cool off with a homemade ice cream. 
Open 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

The Kitchen
Signature Restaurant with views of the ocean
Fresh seafood or international favourites.
Open 6:30 pm -10:00 pm

Themed Evenings & Private Dining
Special and memorable dining experience with a variety of themed nights
throughout the week.

Private Dining
Escape the usual setting and dine at a secret location, that will be exclusively yours.
Choose from 3 carefully curated menus,on the white sandy beach, in the comfort of your villa or on the Tower Deck.

Our Tip

  • Highly recommended is the 7:30am complimentary snorkel excursion 

Garden Villa - 48 sqm

16 Units
Suitable for couples and small families
Beach villa with garden views
Outdoor terrace
Choice of king/Twin bed 
Accommodates: 2 Adults +1 child / 3 Adults 

Beach Villa - 48 sqm

44 units
Surrounded by nature
Only a few steps away from the white beach.
The villa is equipped with modern facilities and amenities
An outdoor terrace /Indoor rain shower.
Choice of king/Twin bed 
Accommodates: 2 Adults +1 child / 3 Adults 

Beach House - 71 sqm

68 units (11 garden view + 57 sea view)
Sea / garden views from the master bedroom
Direct access to the beach from the ground floor
Spread across two levels with spacious rooms
Well-equipped bathrooms and living areas.
Pillow menu
Outdoor terrace
Accommodates: 2 Adults +1 child / 3 Adults

2 Bed Family Beach House - 142 sqm

8 units
Duplex living
Ground Floor:
Living area  & outdoor terrace
Direct access to the beach
First floor:
Master bedroom and second bedroom
King and twin beds
Own terrace.
Accommodates: 6 guests 
2 Adults + 4 children / 4 Adults + 2 children / 6 Adults

Overwater Villa - 85 sqm

19 Units
(14 sea & 5 inland views)
Direct access to the sea from your private terrace and sundeck
Lounge chairs and an overwater hammock
Accommodates: 2 Adults +1 child / 3 Adults

Room Inclusions

  • Hammock
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Bluetooth docking station
  • 32-inch flat screen TV
  • Outdoor rain shower
  • Signature bathroom amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers 
  • Pillow menu
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Bag 
  • Mini bar
  • Fresh Illy Plunger Coffee
  • Dilmah Tea in Room
  • Coffee/tea making facility
  • In-room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Environmentally friendly bed and bath line
  • Baby cots 
  • Iron & Ironing board

Our Tip

  • Interconnecting rooms are available.
  • Make sure you request your ideal view when booking your room.
    Ocean View / Island view / Garden view. 
  • The 2 Bedroom villas are perfect for families.
    Option of Beach or Overwater Villa

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