Excellent 8.5
Based on 254 reviews

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About Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives


Named after the abundant Kandoo Tree, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma enjoys beautiful views of the Indian Ocean in the South Malé Atoll. With 6 dining options, it also presents a chic ocean-facing infinity pool. Designed with white-washed timber and large windows, the spacious villas are equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, iPod dock and luxurious outdoor showers. A tea/coffee maker and safe are provided. Some villas are located over water. Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma is a 40-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. It is surrounded by world-class diving and surfing sites. Guests can enjoy a work-out at the fitness centre or run on the jogging track around the island. Thai massages and body treatments are available at Kandooma Spa. Fresh local seafood is served at The Kitchen Restaurant, which offers breathtaking sunset views. The newly refurbished Kandooma Cafe features Western and Asian meals and provides indoor and outdoor seating.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Badminton court(s)
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Nightclub
  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Surfing lessons
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Tours
  • Watersport equipment rentals
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Yoga room

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Convenience store
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Restaurant [halal]
  • Room service
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Fireplace
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool [kids]


  • Buzzer/wireless intercom
  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese [Cantonese]
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Czech
  • Filipino
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Nepali
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
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Guests will be charged 6 USD for Green Tax per person per night upon arrival. Any stay less than 12 hours will not be charged.

The property charges a mandatory fee for the gala dinner on December 24-25, 2016, and December 31, 2016. Charges will be collected upon check-in. Rates are as follows:

December 24 and 25, 2016
USD 190++ per adult
USD 115++ per child under 12 years old

December 31, 2016
USD 290++ per adult
USD 150++ per child under 12 years old

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 229 USD
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance to Airport: 35.0 Km
Number of Bars: 4
Number of Floors: 1
Number of Restaurants: 3
Number of Rooms : 160
Time to Airport (Minutes): 40
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Important notice

From April 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016, all surfers coming to surf at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives are required to book a "Surf & Accommodation" package. Please contact the property directly for more details.

The property provides a round-trip speedboat shuttle service between the property and Male International Airport. Guests are required to provide their flight details at the time of booking or at least 3 days prior to arrival. Charges will be paid upon arrival.

Type of Transfer:

Season 1
From 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016

Type of Transfer: Speedboat
Adult (12 and up) : $229
Child (4-11 years old) : $139
Infant (Below 4 year (s) old) : Complimentary

Transfer rates subject to change without prior notice.

Maldives booking and transfer info (FAQ)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!
Please note that the resort will arrange for a round trip speedboat shuttle service between the resort and the Malé International Airport. Guests must advise arrival and departure flight details at the time of booking, or at least 72 hours prior to arrival. Additional charges are as follows, and are to be paid directly to the hotel: Till 2016, speedboat return transfer rates will be: Kids (under 4 years) - free Kids (4-12 years) - USD 139 Adults - USD 229 Please note that all guests will be charged a USD 6 green tax per person per night. Any stay below 12 hours will be exempted. Till October 31, 2016, all surfers coming to surf at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives are required to book a "Surf & Accommodation" package. Please contact the property directly for more details. Please note that the property has a mandatory Gala Dinner on 24th December, 25th December and 31st December, 2016. All charges are to be paid directly at the property. Rates are as follows: 24 & 25 December 2016 USD 190++ per adult USD 115++ children under 12 31 December 2016 USD 290++ per adult USD 150++ children under 12
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based on 254 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 8.0
  • Location 8.6
  • Room comfort and quality 8.9
  • Service 8.9
  • Value for money 7.9
  • Food and dining 7.6


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