Slip into a slice of tropical island paradise at the lagoon-facing Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives. A mere 40 minutes of a speedboat ferry ride away from Velana International Airport (Malé). Experience luxury in any of the villas, explore a range of cuisines and unwind with fun and games within the resort and around. Indulge in a soothing and therapeutic sessions at the Kandooma Spa by Como Shambhala.
With 160 villas in four different styles of beach and garden villas, beach houses, family villas and over water villas; the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives speaks of style and boasts of luxury touches, parallel to the modern living style. Each villa type is designed with cool clean lines and white washed timber providing warm textures to the living spaces. High ceilings and large picture windows allow beautiful views, soothing the eyes and treating the senses of our esteemed guests.
These semi-detached beach view villas come with whitewashed floor boards evoke a sense of fresh coolness. Direct access to the beach allows guests to sink their feet in the soft sands while viewing clear blue waters. Luxury in these villas, come with light summer duvets and generously proportioned bath towels.
This beautifully designed Maldives beach villa, offers luxuries like a flat screen television, a place to plug in your mp3, both indoor and outdoor showers and Wi-Fi broadband as standard, in addition to all the other usual amenities you would expect of a world class lifestyle resort.
With large picture windows, these semi-detached garden view villas are nestled comfortably amidst natural tropical greens with fresh colours inside and the coolness of the breeze outside. Luxury comes from the light summer duvets and generously proportioned bath towels.
This Garden Villa in Maldives offers luxury comforts like a flat screen television, a place to plug in your mp3/iPod, both indoor and outdoor showers and Wi-Fi broadband as standard, in addition to all the other usual amenities you would expect of a world class lifestyle resort.
While both garden and beach villas are facing the sea, the Garden view villas are located further inwards the island.
This two-floor, sea facing Sea View Beach House offers the luxury of space and comfort. Located at the water’s edge, the ground floor offers an open view of the wide vistas around while the first floor houses the bedrooms with enchanting views of the sea.
The living area is designed to bring you all the comforts you need to completely relax and recharge during your stay at the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives.
Ideal for families or a small group, this living space is the size of two Beach Houses put together. The upper floors houses the bedrooms while the living and dining is spaced out in the ground floor. You can step outside the door to feel the warm white sand between your toes and end the day with a lavish meal in the comfort of your companions within the house.
Built on stilts over water, these villas allow ample space to relax and bask under the sun or the shade on the private deck or in the partially submerged hammock. Expansive living space is complemented by a large open bathroom which offers an outdoor shower and bathtub and views of the water.
This two-bedroom Pavillion is perfect for families with a generous and additional space for both indoor and outdoor living with unhindered panoramas of the sun, sea and the sky. The expansive private sundeck is the ideal place to relax; is furnished with a day bed, a table for outdoor dining along with direct access to the sea and a hammock to enjoy the view of the clean waters beneath and around. The main bedroom connects to a full bathroom that features a double vanity and, also showcases a private outdoor rain shower and bath tub with splendid views of the Indian Ocean.
This water villa offers you all the luxury you could need for a complete and wonderful stay on the island.
Grab a coffee and wood-fired pizza from the Bokkuraa Coffee Club beside our sparkling infinity pool. Top off a perfect day with a Maldivian seafood feast and breathtaking sunsets on the deck at The Kitchen restaurant. From exotic local flavours to international favourites, each of our resort’s restaurants offer a unique dining experience amidst charming island backdrops. The choice is yours.
The Kitchen restaurant brings a plethora of best recipes from the West and Asia – Thailand, Indonesia, China and India. This dine in beach side space overlooks the Kandooma Channel and has an exquisitely elegant setting where you get your food served kitchen style! Watch the chefs prepare their succulent creations enticing your taste buds for a remarkable culinaire feat.
Opening hours: 18.30 – 22.30
Lounge your day poolside with an aromatic menu of Pizzas, noodles, pastas, sandwiches, salads along with your favorite poolside beverages day in, night out, taking in the stunning views of the pool, sea and sky. You can also choose from a wide selection of fresh pastries, smoothies, milkshakes and homemade ice creams to accompany your freshly-brewed boutique coffees and teas.
Opening hours: 11.00 – 22.30
Begin your day with an international breakfast, complete with selection of juices, fresh ground coffee and teas. Have your lunch set in a casual outdoor setting, with a beach view. In the evenings, see the Kandooma Café transforming into a romantic space with candle lights and a completely different buffet every night. The café also hosts live live cooking sections where one can choose the ingredients and the chef crafts them into delicious meals right in front of you.
Opening hours: 06.30 – 22.00
Taste and order from a selection of simple but tempting bites from two different menus – breakfast and all-day meals. Pick-pack them up or get it delivered to your room.
Opening hours: 24 hours
Located on the beachfront, overlooking the lagoon; Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma has launched their first beach bar. Explore a variety of snacks with some delicious concoctions stirred up by our bartenders.
Opening hours: 10.00 till 18.00
Kick back, relax and let your hair loose with some light snacks and favourite beverage. And, hangout with the divers under the star lit skies, exploring a different mood and ambience all together. You can’t miss the Saturday DJ Live Performance.
Opening hours: 08.30 till late
Unwind and catch the sunset, moonlight or stars in a contemporary open air setting, nestled atop the Kitchen restaurant. Relish from a string of astonishing tropical cocktail menu, specially prepared by our mixologist.
Opening hours: 17.30 – 22.30
Explore a plethora of dining experiences at the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma.
Every Wednesday from 6.30pm -10.00pm, the Kitchen Restaurant displays some remarkable culinary dishes of freshly caught seafood and seasonal delicacies in an open interactive dining experience to sample international flavours as our chefs invite you in their kitchen.
Every Saturday night, step up and enjoy a relaxing evening of night fishing with professionals. Once back, your catch will be prepared to perfection on our charcoal grill. Nothing like a fresh catch meal at the bustling Fisherman’s Market!
Saturday nights are more fun at the Bokkuraa Coffee Club. The place transforms into a haven for fish lovers with prime Maldivian fish, an elaborate salad bar and an eclectic selection of starters and desserts.
Fishing: 5.30 pm – 7.30pm
Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Dine under the stars from a wide variety of local dishes with the exquisite setting sun as a backdrop on the West Beach. Experience a dine-out in the truly most relaxing Maldivian style!
Every Friday 6:30pm-9:30pm
Be a part of the local spirit of Maldives night, full of local food and traditions. An evening full of fun, frolic and fare about the Maldivian culture. An evening with the locals that one must not ever miss.
Start the evening with a free Maldivian cooking class for the kids from 5.00pm to 6.30pm. Followed by an array of delicious Maldivian food and items that are displayed in abundance with knowledge sharing about them that is best known to the locals at the Kandooma Café from 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Every Tuesday from 6.30pm – 10.00pm, enjoy a stunning and spirited ‘Bodu Beru’ performance, an integral celebratory part of Maldivian culture and is believed to have been adopted by the African settlements that came to the island in the early 19th century.
Unwind with a good book anywhere in the resort island. Play a hand in a game of tennis or workout in the resort gym. There are a plethora of activities for all kind of guest choices in the resort.
For the fitness conscious, a well-equipped fitness center with treadmills, stationary bikes and a pull down station is located in the resort. For the nature lovers, guests can enjoy for a scenic jog around the island.
Opening hours: 6am-9pm
Relax amid books and magazines on comfy couches. Enjoy a friendly billiard match with other guests or your friends. Connect with people back home through computers. This activity lounge is spacious, comfortable and located on the first floor of the reception.
Opening hours: 24 hours
Have a go at beach volleyball, underwater hockey, football, tennis and table tennis in our well-equipped sports facility.
Opening hours: 9am-6pm
Visit the aquarium in the Aqua Life Discovery Center where you will be able to spot some marine life that you might never see otherwise!
Opening hours: 9am-6pm
Overlooking the stunning green-blue peaceful lagoon, the resort houses a sparkling infinity swimming pool, a Kids pool and a Jacuzzi pool for guests to unwind and chill in the water.
Opening hours: 6am- 6pm
These retail shop offers a great variety of trendy swim wear, unique handcrafts, souvenirs, postcards, toiletries and snacks.
Opening hours: 8am-9pm
Kandoo Kids is a fun filled children entertainment space comprising of an indoor air-conditioned fun zone and an outdoor splash pool. The club is free for children between the ages of 4 – 12. Baby-sitting service available on request.
Open from 8am – 8pm daily?
When staying at the resort; there is so much to offer than just mere scuba diving or snorkelling. Surrounded by such stunning tropical views, beautiful skies and clear, sparkling oceans; the opportunities for recreation are as varied as the corals beneath its waters.
Snorkel to various sites to explore the aqua marine life. Get some tips on snorkelling from the water sports team. Embark on a fun and educational snorkelling trip led by the Resident Marine Biologist to two different spots. Snorkel lovers should definitely experience a magical 2 hour to discover Turtle Point where one can see turtles, reef sharks, amazing coloured coral and a large range of fishes including the famous ‘Nemo’.
Experience a chance to see dolphins galloping in the oceanic waters. Hop onboard a Dhoni and witness these magical mammals swimming beside or watch their acrobatic jumps as they hunt fish out in the open sea.
Explore the Maldivian lifestyle of the locals by visiting the neighbour fishing island of Guraidhoo.
Enjoy a drinking and a snacking session on the Sexy Beach Sand-Bar while watch the sunset and enjoying heart thumping music by the resident DJ.
Experience a romantic sunset cruise sitting on with boom nets, delish on cool drinks and tasty snacks as you watch the colourful display of the ever changing skies above and the setting sun adding a zing to the cruise.
Embark on a night fishing journey with the locals. Using local methods, cast out your line and hook and see what bites! Relax on the deck of the Dhoni over the reef and observe the activities of marine life at night.
Catch anything? Bring it back and let the resort chefs prepare it to perfection or do it yourself on the BBQ.
Strap on the ski and let yourself be pulled across the sea.
Wakeboarding involves moving over the surface of the water whilst being towed by a speedboat.
Ask our sailing instructor to sail to your own personal sand bank, a deserted sand island for you to swim, snorkel or just feel as you if you are the only people in the world!
Learn windsurfing in no time under the guidance of our professionals.
Paddle yourself around the tranquil water of the resort in one of our kayaks.
Jump aboard a Fun Tube and feel the power of speed and the water below as the speed boat pulls you across the sea.
Explore several exceptional and diverse surf sites to cater for every level of surfer.
Dive in to discover Thilas, jump in a Kandu and let the current embark you in one of the channels surrounded by Sharks, Rays, and Tunas. Be stunned by the visit of a Sailfish, a Manta passing by or a Whale shark cruising in the current.
Scuba diving is for the whole family. Meet a turtle, get acquainted to an octopus or greet Nemo.
The idyllic setting at this Maldives spa resort sets the scene of serenity and calm as it gets you in the mood for relaxation and indulgence. Step in to the Kandooma Spa to soothe away all your worries, and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. Guests can book the Spa Suite’s private garden with plunge pool for a romantic afternoon.
The spa experience at Kandooma is all about energising yourself in a natural environment with a wide range of therapeutic massages and spa treatments on offer.
With five treatment rooms set in a natural and serene environment plus two deluxe treatment villas, experience the true meaning of rejuvenation as your body eases into a state of relaxation and well-being while taking in the breathtaking views of the beautiful island. Steam areas are available for men and women and there is a hydrotherapy pool that can be used for further relaxation.
Free upgrade from Beach View Villa to Beach House (upon availability)
Depending on the check in date for your hotel package, the payment amount will vary.
If you are booking while the cancellation policy is in effect, you will have to make a 100% advance payment. If you are booking well ahead in time, then a 10% deposit is required and the balance amount 45 days before check in.
We accept payments in Indian Rupees through either a cheque deposit or NEFT/RTGS transfer to our account at HDFC Bank.
HDFC Bank Ltd.
Account name: 360 DEGREE WORLD
Home branch: 209-214, KAILASH BUILDING, 26, KASTURBA GANDHI MARG, NEW DELHI - 110001
INR Account number: 14012320001055
IFSC/NEFT/RTGS code: HDFC0000003