Kandima Maldives is an innovative 5 star lifestyle resort which offers a contemporary and stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants, bars and plenty of activities and entertainment for guests to choose from. Featuring 266 rooms with 10 different room categories and supported by 10 restaurants and bars, this resort is considered as a destination on it’s own. Select one of the cool and funky Sky or Beach Studios, or go all out with an over water experience at one of the Aqua Villas, whether it’s a family, a couple or a group of friends, there is always something for everyone at Kandima Maldives.
Offering up a wide range of activities and entertainment, this is a place where boredom simply does not exist. Take a dip in one of the longest pools in the country, hit the gym for an aqua spin session or hit the courts for a friendly game of tennis or football, and explore the numerous restaurants and bars to end the night with some groovy entertainment. From live bands to DJ’s, there’s plenty to keep you entertained during your stay.
Kandima Maldives also features an amazing house reef just 5 minutes away from the island. And for those looking for a more thrilling underwater experience, Kandima hosts a rare Hammerhead Shark point just across the Kandima channel. Other facilities on the island include Kandiland, which is the largest kids club in the country, esKape spa, KULA Art studio and Aquaholics, the resort’s watersports and dive centre.
For those hopping on a domestic flight, it takes 30 minutes from Velana International Airport to Dhaalu Dometic Airport. This is followed by a 15 minute speed boat ride to reach Kandima Maldives. For those taking on the more scenic sea plane experience, it takes around 45 minutes to reach the island.
Sky & Beach Studios
Welcome to your very own cool and stylish retreat. Take in the perfect view of Kandima’s expansive lagoon above tree tops or just step away to the beach. Need more space? We have got six family sky studios connected by a lounge area are perfect for group of friends or families who wish to stay close together. Now that’s what we call home away from home!
Beach Villa with Swirl Pool
Set on the beachfront, these spacious villas are perfect to enjoy the feeling of sand between. These villas faces the crystal-clear lagoon side of the island and features a king-size bed, sofa bed, wooden decks at the front with sunbeds and its very own Swirl Pool – how Kool is that?
Sunset Beach Pool Villa with Swirl Pool
Set on the beachfront facing the lagoon, these spacious villas are perfect to enjoy oh-so awesome sunsets and the feeling of sand between your toes anytime you please! The private deck extends towards the pool with endless views of the Indian Ocean and features a king-size bed, sofa bed, wooden decks at the front with sunbeds and its very own Swirl Pool – how Kool is that?
Sunrise Beach Pool Villa with Swirl Pool
Set on the beachfront, these spacious villas are perfect to enjoy oh-so awesome sunrises and the feeling of sand between your toes anytime you please! The private deck extends towards the pool with endless views of the Indian Ocean and features a king-size bed, sofa bed, wooden decks at the front with sunbeds and its very own Swirl Pool – how Kool is that?
In need of a little seahabilitation? Perched overwater, with direct access to the lagoon, these Villas are perfect for those seeking the ultimate overwater retreat. Featuring a private sundeck with sun loungers, and a bathroom have the perfect view of Kandima’s extensive lagoon. Your daily dose of “vitamin sea” guaranteed.
Aqua Villa with Swirl Pool
In need of a little seahabilitation? Dive in and explore our oh-so chic Aqua Villas with Swirl Pool are perfect for those seeking the ultimate overwater retreat. Featuring a private sundeck with a Swirl Pool, sun loungers and a bathroom have the perfect view of Kandima’s extensive lagoon. Your daily dose of “vitamin sea” guaranteed.
Ocean Pool Villa
These ultra-cool villas belong to the best of both worlds: semi-beach and semi-over water. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean from your very own private pool.
Sunset Aqua Pool Suite
Located at the tip of the Aqua Villa jetty, the Sunset Aqua Pool Suite have the best seats in the house for epic sunset sessions! Featuring an expansive living space with a separate living area from the bedroom, these units come equipped with a massive infinity pool and a private overwater deck with sun loungers. Everything about this oh-so-chic villas are spell-binding!
Breeze Pool Bar
DINE INTO THE BLUE! Want to make a splash and take a dip? Well, Breeze is the place to relax, unwind, dance or watch that stunning sunset. Mix and mingle while enjoying the live bands and the latest DJs as you drink tropical cocktails and smoke flavoured shishas.
LAID-BACK VIBES & SPECTACULAR VIEWS Beach More! Worry Less! Day through to night, the Beach Club is the perfect hangout spot for both families and couples alike. Watch the sun set across the island as DJs entertain you with their party tunes. Swim up for fruity cocktails and delicious shots or relax in one of our stylish cabanas perched above the turquoise pool.
SIMPLY FRESH! Enter this casual and stylish food boutique for a quick bite or any other treats to take back to your abode. In the mood to relax in your studio or villa? No problem! Order from our K’ App and our Home Delivery will be at your doorstep in no time.
SIMPLE, HONEST AND (EXTREMELY) TASTY! Located on the beach with indoor and outdoor seating, this chic beach house offers casual dining by day and elegant signature dining on the beach by night. Sample the endless mix of Mediterranean dishes, fish, tapas, steaks, oven-baked pizzas and delicious wines from our own cellar.With an extensive garden area this restaurant is perfect to host outdoor gala dinner events for larger groups or for family and friends’ get-togethers.
Flavour or Zest
A WORLD OF CHOICE Taste the freshest flavours from around the world in this stylish, bright, contemporary modern food hall restaurant with multiple live cooking stations and self-service areas. Watch our international chefs prepare tantalising dishes of the day right in front of you.Check out the kids’ corner featured with the mini furniture, special food choices and a small play area for our little VIPs.
HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT Perched over a natural lake, Aroma Cafe’ serves up speciality coffees hailing all the way from the fertile highlands of Southern Ethiopia to family grown beans from Batin Baru Indonesia. Join our resident Artists for painting or crafts classes and unleash your creativity in Kandima’s very own Art Studio!
Activities & Facilities
Dhaalu atoll is one of the most pristine regions in the country. The atoll’s waters are perfect for beginners, as well as advanced divers can still explore greater depths and enjoy the thrill of drift diving in stronger currents.
Water Sports & Excursions
Do you love water? Are you addicted to watersports? In that case, you must be an AQUAHOLIC! Kandima’s dive and watersports center AQUAHOLICS offers an incredible range of aquatic activities and excursions that you can enjoy here on our oh so kool island (desti)nation.
Set on the edge of the Kandima lagoon, the snorkelling platform allows the guests to snorkel at the reef's edge and experience the awesome marine life kandima has to offer. Do not be surprised if you are greeted by dolphins while you are snorkelling.
Welcome to the tropical activity jungle! Open 24/7 Kandima’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities such as BURN Fitness Centre with its own private swimming pool, will help you push the limits. Get your own personal trainer or join a group session of Aqua Fun & Fit, Pilates, Kross Fit, TRX Suspension Training, POUND® fit, boxing and both traditional yoga and aerial yoga classes.
The KULA art initiative
The KULA art initiative was launched on the 5th of October 2017, with a vision to promote and nurture local artistic talent and creativity and essentially open up new horizons for the local art community in the Maldives.
Live Music & DJ's
At Kandima Maldives we take music seriously. That’s why we invite live bands and DJs to entertain you during your holiday. Every Wednesday and Saturday enjoy live music and creative cocktails at Breeze Pool Bar. Whether you're toasting the weekend in style or soaking in the tropical views, there's no better spot to experience the island nation.
You are invited to escape with house beats by Maldivian DJs, flirty fusion of cocktails, chic atmosphere and beautiful views of the Indian Ocean. Join us at Beach Club and Breeze Pool Bar for the ultimate pool party of the year! Check your What’s On event guide for timings and more information on these events.
Football pitch & Tennis
Kandima Maldives is home to the brand-new football ground. Daily, 8.00-20.00 Where: Near tennis court
Want to learn to play tennis? Let our fitness buddy know and they will be glad to join you on our brand-new tennis court. Daily, 8.00-20.00 Where: Tennis court