Kandooma Island is located in the south Male atoll and is blessed with white sands, azure skies, lush tropical greenery and clear turquoise waters. It is only a 45 minute speedboat ride from the capital Male and has a high-quality right-hander surf break on the island.
Kandooma Resort is a stunning resort which boasts exceptional service and facilities. Perfect for couples, honeymooners and families, it always receives rave reviews from our clients. Accommodation options here include Beach View Villas which are semi-detached with large windows that positively invite the outdoors inside. They have light summer duvets, massive bath towels, flat screen televisions, a place to plug in your mp3/iPod, indoor out-door showers and Wi-Fi broadband. There are also 2-storey Beach Houses located at the water’s edge with bedrooms are on the first floor level which enjoy stunning views of the sea. The living area underneath the bedroom is furnished with designer seating laid out on a carpet of fine white sand. There are also 2-Bedroom Family Beach Houses ideal for families or a small group which are the size of two beach houses together. They offer sleeping space upstairs with living and dining areas below. Last but not least are the awesome Overwater Villas which hover above the marine life in clear shallow water. These villas all have private sundecks with hammocks that are partially submerged at high tide in crystal clear water. Their expansive living space is complemented by a large open bathroom which offers a private outdoor shower and bathtub with views of the water.
Kandooma Resort has 3 restaurants as well as a coffee lounge and the quality of the food is exceptional -orange juice in the morning is freshly squeezed; coffee (even in the rooms) is freshly ground; tea is loose leaf and bread and ice cream is home made. The standard package is bed and breakfast only but there are options to upgrade to dinner daily (half board), lunch and dinner (full board) and all-inclusive meal plans. Children under 12 eat for free when dining with adults at the Kandooma Cafe.
Facilities such as free wireless internet together with an internet lounge and library, a retail shop, laundry and pressing services, an on-site doctor, mailing and foreign exchange services are all available. There’s also an 80m free-flow swimming pool with a separate children’s pool and the Kandooma Kids Club which is free for children between the ages of 4 to 12. A spa and internationally accredited PADI dive centre are also on site.
Surfer numbers are limited to a maximum of 50 at Kandooma and the surfer package includes exclusive access to the wave on the island as well as twice daily boat transfers to other spots in the area such as Riptides, Foxey’s, Twinpeaks, Quarters, Tucky Joes, Last Stop and Kate’s. Surf guides and qualified surf instructors are based at the resort during the surf season.