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Maldives, North Ari Atoll
Kandolhu Island MaldivesOcean Pool VillaOcean Pool Villa


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Even in the Maldives, an island so perfectly formed as Kandolhu is rare. Measuring 200 meters by 150 meters, the island is lush and emerald green, surrounded by large white sand beaches. The island also has one of the most beautiful reefs in the Maldives easily accessible from the beach. You can see among other hard corals such as large Acropora and Montipora and a rich fauna.

Located 70 kilometers southwest of Male, the island is 25 minutes by seaplane. It offers only 30 villas in 5 different styles, on the water or on the beach. the island is ideal for couples who want spend time together in a unique setting.


The Kandolhu Island offers 30 villas in 5 different styles, each style is distinct in its design. All villas feature modern architecture with distinctive elements of the Maldives. The villas are built on prime locations with either direct access to the beach
or fabulous views over the Indian Ocean.

All villas feature a king-size bed, air conditioning, fan, iPad, sound dock, a flat screen TV with international channels and movies available on request, IDD telephone, mini bar and mini cellar wine in the villa, espresso machine, coffee maker, hair dryer, electronic safe, iron and ironing board, towels and beach towels, bathrobe, slippers, toiletries "Voya" rechargeable torch and Wi -Fi. All villas have terraces with chairs and umbrella.

6 Jacuzzi Beach Villa (85 m²)
These villas are located on the western side of the island. The bedroom has a king size bed, while a spacious bathroom with outdoor garden, a jacuzzi, shower and double vanity. A second outdoor shower is located in the garden.The front veranda is equipped with a comfortable sofa bed and a dining area. The adjoining terrace has sun loungers and umbrella.

Room Occupancy:
  • 2 Adults
5 Pool Villa (150 m²)
The Pool Villa has one bedroom with a king-size bed facing the pool and lagoon. Bathroom with open shower, double vanity and a garden shower. The large veranda has a sofa and an oversized terrace with a swimming pool of 9 m², chairs, sun umbrella and dining room.

Room Occupancy:
  • 3 Adults
  • 2 Adults , 1 Child(ren) till 11.99 year
8 Duplex Pool Villa (150 m²)
These two-storey villas are located on the west side of the island. On the ground floor dedicated lounge with sofa-bed, large wardrobe and a bathroom with garden shower, double vanity, tub and an outdoor shower. The front veranda offers outdoor sofa and dining area. A separate terrace has a pool of 18 m², lounges and chairs and parasol. The upper level features a spacious bedroom with king size bed and a second bathroom. The balcony has a daybed and outdoor seating area. The ocean view is sublime.

Room Occupancy:
  • 2 Adults , 1 Child(ren) till 11.99 year
  • 3 Adults
4 Ocean Villa (80 m²)
Built on the water, these villas feature spacious rooms with king-size bed, daybed and ocean views. The bathroom facing the lagoon has a Jacuzzi, double vanity, shower and dressing room. The private terrace with sun loungers, sun umbrella and direct lagoon access.

Room Occupancy:
  • 2 Adults
7 Ocean Pool Villa (90 m²)
Room Occupancy:
  • 3 Adults


For a small intimate island, Kandolhu Island offers plenty of ways to dinner. You can choose between four a la carte restaurants, a bar and dining experiences on the beach and in your villa.
Guests staying at Kandolhu Island can book their villa bed and breakfast, full board or all inclusive.

- The Market: Facing the ocean, the market is an à la carte restaurant is open all day. Local and international specialties are served in a relaxed atmosphere. Only breakfast consists of a sumptuous buffet with dishes to suit all tastes.

- Olive: Located upstairs, Olive offers a panoramic view of the ocean. Italian and Mediterranean specialties. Outdoor restaurant.

-Sea Grill: Located on the beach, Sea Grill opens when the sun sets on the island. Guests can enjoy savor grilled meat or fish.

- Banzai: Discover the art of Japanese cuisine at Banzai. Choose from sushi and sashimi or delicious meat and seafood grilled to perfection on the teppan.

Vilu Bar: A beach bar comfortable and cool where you can relax assistant discreet entertainment while enjoying fabulous cocktails, fine wines, juices and fresh tropical fruits.

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Sports and Wellness

The Kandolhu offers different ways to spend your day. Depending on your mood, you can choose from snorkeling, diving, non-motorized water sports, excursions and spa.
Snorkeling in the Maldives is a must and Kandolhu offers a reef offers one of the best snorkeling in the country. Easily accessible from the beach, the reef around the island and its size will very heyday hours of diving. On request, you may be in your excursions accompanied by a marine biologist. The snorkeling equipment is free for all guests. On a regular basis excursions are organized on nearby reefs at additional cost.

Located just minutes from some of the best dive sites in the North Ari Atoll and South, the Kandolhu offers three dives per day, two in the morning and in the afternoon on a Maldivian dhoni.
Night dives, a half-day or full-day trips are organized regularly. The PADI diving school offers certified courses for beginners as well as experienced divers. Some well-known dive sites can be reached in a few minutes, in the case of Maalhos Thila, Hafza Thila, Bathalaa Thila, Himendhoo Thila, Fesdu Wreck and even the protected dive site says "Fish Head" which is famous for its caves and overhangs.

Water Sports:
A wide range of non-motorized water sports are available ranging from windsurfing, stand-up paddle boat, catamaran, sailing, kayaks and glass bottom kayaks. All water sports are free for all customers Kandolhu (reservation required). Sailing lessons and windsurfing are also available at an additional cost.

A variety of excursions are available throughout the week, ranging from fishing, parasailing, and also sunset cruises and snorkeling on deserted islands. Customized tours are also possible.

Varu Spa
The Spa offers an experience of complete well-being with a menu featuring a sensual massage for couples collection, beauty and skin care by "VOYA". The spa has 4 treatment rooms, changing rooms and a gym.


A boutique sells local products, toiletries, clothing, postcards and a selection of souvenirs.
A small library is available for books, magazines and board games.
A laundry service is available.
When it comes to saying "yes" in a beautiful setting, very few other places can get closer Kandolhu. We offer our customers a bespoke service to renew your vows on a stretch of beach of your choice. You just have to decide when, and our wedding and honeymoon specialists will do the rest.

Important information

Video presentation: hotel & house reef

Our Opinion:

The completely renovated Kandolhu Island is absolutely magical. We expected a small island surrounded by a perfect sublime coral reef for snorkeling, with only 30 villas and an all-inclusive high level is done, the Kandolhu is open!

Info and Factsheets

Brochure Kandolhu Island