Holiday Inn Kandooma

Hotel Information
Category: 4* Superior Hotels
Location: South Male Atoll
Rooms: 160
Transfer Type: Speedboat

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Important: Transfers from MLE airport to the hotel and back are always included in our online rates! Even if it is written "without transfer" - this is a mistake by the system - transfers ARE included.


Kandooma Island is located in South Male Atoll, just 35 km from international airport Velana in Male.
It can be reached by speedboat transfer in about 40 minutes.
Transfer from and to Velana (Male) international airport, taxes and fees are already included in our rates.


 The Hotel:
Kandooma island has a size of 390 x 310 m and you can easily walk around the island within 20 minutes. It has taken its name from the tree  "Kandoo",  which you can find  all over the island.
The resort features a modern design and it is well known for the good service and its amenities.

The resort offers 3 restaurants and 3 bars, one swimming pool with jacuzzi and kids pool, one boutique, a small library, a gym, a diving school and a spa.
WLAN internet connection is free of charge at the whole island.


FOR SURFERS:  Kindly be advised that surfing related services are not allowed through our contracts. We advise you to contact the hotel directly.

GUNA Travel Team is here to help you find the best rates for Kandooma Island through our contracts with major Tour Operators. Contact us at  and we will reply to you in no time.
We accept bookings from - and for - countries all over the globe.  Bookings for flights, hotels worldwide and travel insurance are possible as well through our service team.

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Total 160 Villas


Beach view Villa
Approx. 48 sqm
Is situated directly on the beach. The subtle colours of the entire decor let the villas appear bright and very friendly. They have a bathroom with shower/WC and an additional outdoor shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, TV, radio, iPod station, telephone, free Internet access, air conditioning, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, safe and a veranda with hammock and a small private garden.


Beach House
Approx. 71 sqm
Same as Beach view Villa, free standing with separate living and sleeping area. The bedroom with a balcony is located on the first floor, while the open living area underneath extends to a sand carpeting. This area is also equipped with a day bed and an outdoor shower.


Water Villa
Approx. 85 sqm
Same as Beach view Villa, standing on stilts directly over the water. The spacious bedroom merges into a large open bathroom with tub. The private sun deck with a hammock and direct access to the sea is accessed via sliding dog doors. View of the open sea.


"Kandooma Cafe
It is located on the beach area close to the swimming pool. It offers Western and Asian cuisine in buffet form.


"The Kitchen" Restaurant
Located on the beach front. Cuisine all over the world.


"The Deck"
Where the sunset can be enjoyed with a cocktail or a light snack.


Bokkuraa Coffee Club"
It is located near the swimming pool. Offers lunch and dinner. Here you can enjoy delicious salads, sandwiches, pizzas or pasta.


"Pool Bar"
Are also available for afternoon coffee or a snack between meals.


"Kandooma Lounge"
Also offers coffee, tea and snacks.


"Villa BBQ"
A special feature as guests can prepare a barbecue in their own villa.


Choose between:


Breakfast only buffet in "Kandooma Cafe" main restaurant.


Half board: daily breakfast and dinner in buffet form (drinks excluded).


Full board: daily breakfast , lunch (in menu form) and dinner in buffet form (drinks excluded).


Occasional evening entertainment, open-air movie classics, campfires.
For an additional charge: snorkeling and island excursions.


Sports & Fitness
Included in the price: use of gym, beach volleyball, football, kayak, billiard, tennis, table tennis.
For an additional charge: yoga, water skiing, catamaran sailing,


Scuba Diving
A lot of good scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities in the close neighbourhood.
Scuba diving school (PADI), diving excursions and equipment for a fee. Snorkeling equipment included.


Beauty & wellness
The spa offers a wide range of therapeutic massages and spa treatments in an idyllic location with 5 treatment rooms.


Ideal for Kids
Kid's Club for children 4-12 and 8-12 years, open daily from 08:00 - 20:000. Many activities and excursions included.


* Honeymooners get 1 bottle of sparkling wine (a minimum stay of 3 overnights required).


* Honeymooners staying in Water Villa get chocolate and strawberies. As well a special 3 courses menu in "The Kitchen" (excluded drinks) ( a minimum of 6 nights required)

Valid up to 6 months after the wedding. Please inform with your reservation.


We accept reservations from countries all over the globe. We will be happy to get your request at:

or through our request forms you can find at our webpage.


Extra supplements: Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.


Transfer Information:
* Transfer is obligatory and already included in our rates. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Speedboat transfer: Transfer by speedboat is available 24 hours per day (except in times with bad weather) . It can take from 10 minutes till 2 hours time. Night transfer is possible. There are no luggage limitations for this type of transfer


Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.


Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.


** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.


** With effect from 01 January 2012, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash or credit card direct at the airport of Male.


** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.


** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.


* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.


*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).


Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.


Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!


Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation deadline, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.


Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation


Payment methods:
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.


Early booking discount 25%:
* Valid for confirmed reservations up to 60 days before check in date.
* Valid for stay period 01.11.2018 - 31.10.2019
* Valid for all room types
* Valid only for reservations with breakfast. Meal plan supplement will be extra calculated.
* Discount is already included in our online rates.


Early booking discount 15%:
* Valid for confirmed reservations up to 30 days before check in date.
* Valid for stay period 01.11.2018 - 31.10.2019
* Valid for all room types
* Valid only for reservations with breakfast. Meal plan supplement will be extra calculated.
* Discount is already included in our online rates.



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