• Sea view
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk

At Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay Maldives, we create a unique experience that is memorable for everyone. Our contemporary Island resort is a tropical wonderland, located just a 45 min speedboat ride from Velana International Airport Malé, offering 154 spacious and modern Overwater, Beach or Garden villas, with stunning views of the glistening Maldivian sea and the unspoiled beach that surrounds our resort. Featuring world-class diving sites and surf breaks right at our doorstep, our spacious villas are dotted around the island and appeal to a wide variety of guests, offering access to the beach, ocean or lagoon. For families, the two and three-bedroom villas offer ample space for fun and relaxation as you discover Kandooma fushi, our island paradise. Parents can introduce the kids to the thrill of island life through activities like PADI Bubblemaker, Surf Camps, swimming lessons, and best of all, the Kandoo Kids' Club with daily rotating educational and recreational activities. Along with Holiday Inn®’s "Kids Stay and Eat Free policy", we provide a tropical adventure that the family will always remember fondly. The resort has three dining outlets and four bars offering a range of culinary delights for your dining pleasure with themed evenings and private dining options to enhance your dining experience. Soak up the sun as you participate in a range of activities, whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation; from exploring the treasures of the sea guided by our PADI-certified 5-star Kandooma Dove Center staff and surfing the waves to indulging in soothing spa treatments at the Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala. With our private dining experiences and Renewal of Vows ceremonies, our resort is the perfect escape for you and your loved ones.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Fishing


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.0
Free WiFi
8.4
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Dominika
    Austria Austria
    Our family recently had the pleasure of experiencing the most delightful stay at Holiday Inn Kandooma. From the moment we booked our stay, we knew we were in for something special. Opting for a family-friendly offer that didn't break the bank, we...
  • Joanna
    Australia Australia
    We had the most incredible experience at this resort. Everything was perfect. We loved the resort, the staff provided world class service and they went out of their way to ensure all of our needs were met. The food was excellent and lots of...
  • Savvas
    Cyprus Cyprus
    We liked the scenery, the beach, the villa house was very comfy and had a beautiful view.

Area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • Kandooma Cafe
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Gluten-free
  • The Kitchen
    • Cuisine
      Japanese • Seafood • Sushi • Vietnamese • Asian • International • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
  • Bokkuraa Coffee Club
    • Cuisine
      Chinese • Indian • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Pizza • Seafood • Thai • Asian • International • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Resort facilities at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water park
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Russian
  • Filipino
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Chinese

House rules

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
$40 per child, per night
13 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
$80 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash is not accepted Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

To ensure the well being of all our guests and colleagues, please note that travelers from high risk areas may be subject to additional PCR testing at the resorts discretion.

Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in/making the payment at the hotel. Please note that property may contact the cardholder for verification purposes. Incase of any refunds Booking will be refunded after deducting bank charges.

A maximum of 2 children aged 0–12 years will eat for free based on the rules and meal plan of the accompanied adult, excluding alcoholic beverages.

Please note that a Green Tax of USD 6 per child, per night is applicable additionally.

Due to safety and privacy concerns, the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones by any of the guests including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists is prohibited.

All surfers wishing to come to the Resort between March to November would be required to book a complete “Surf & Accommodations” package through The Perfect Travel Group and the resort will not be able to accept any booking for surfing directly due to the exclusivity with The Perfect Travel Group. Therefore, guests looking to surf must book a complete package, including accommodations and daily surf pass through The Perfect Travel Group.

All resort transfers are arranged based on the international flight schedule. Guests are required to provide the flight details at least 24 hours prior to travel date. The shared return speed boat transfer price is USD 130 - taxes included - per adult and USD 70 - taxes included - per child from 4 to 12 years old.

Please note that the property has a mandatory Gala Dinner on 24th December for extra costs of USD 318 per adult - taxes included - and on 31st December for extra costs of USD 446 per adult - taxes included. Please note that extra charges have to be paid to the property directly upon check out.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

A damage deposit of $100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay

  • Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Water park
    • Evening entertainment
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Open-air bath
    • Happy hour
    • Beauty services
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beach
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tennis equipment
    • Movie nights
    • Public Bath
    • Themed dinners
    • Facial treatments
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Badminton equipment
    • Bingo
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Entertainment staff
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay is 2,150 feet from the center of Guraidhoo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay include:

    • Double
    • Villa
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Quad

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay has 3 restaurants:

    • Kandooma Cafe
    • The Kitchen
    • Bokkuraa Coffee Club

  • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives - Kids Stay & Eat Free and DIVE FREE for Certified Divers for a minimum 3 nights stay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet