Overview

Located on a 3-kilometre long lush tropical island in Dhaalu Atoll, Kandima is just a 30-minute flight from Velana International Airport, followed by a scenic 20-minute boat ride.

The resort offers a choice of 274 stylishly designed studios, beach and aqua villas, with eleven different categories to choose from, all of which have a private terrace. Their locations at different points along the island make the accommodation suitable for honeymooners and couples seeking privacy and families as well as a group of friends looking for activity.

The island also offers one of the largest selection of F&B outlets in the country, with an incredible choice of ten restaurants and bars, all featuring unique and individual menus offering flavours of the world from Chinese and Japanese to authentic Maldivian and Mediterranean. So be it tropical or traditional, Kandima has something to suit everyone’s tastes.

EsKape Spa, a comprehensive spa with steam rooms, heat pools and a nail bar are accentuated by their gym, complete with a hydro pool and a yoga pavilion, catering to wellness enthusiasts

Kandima Maldives approaches hospitality with a core philosophy of being smart, playful, responsible, human and rooted. Kandima employs a unique property management system encompassing technology that makes guests stay seamless and interactive such is with the use RFID wristbands allowing guests to access their studio or villa, make purchases throughout the resort, book spa treatments and use the self-service drink and food machines.


  • Semi Luxury
  • 5 star
  • 274 villas
  • Domestic Flight & Speedboat
  • 50 min
  • 172km km
  • Dhaalu Atoll
  • Kandima Island


Villas Type


Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villa

Located at the tip of the Aqua Villa jetty, the Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villas have the best seats in the house for epic sunset sessions! Featuring an expansive living space with a separate living area from the bedroom, these units come equipped with a massive infinity pool and a private overwater deck with sun loungers. Everything about this oh-so-chic villas are spell-binding!

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Ocean Pool Villa

These ultra-cool villas belong to the best of both worlds: semi-beach and semi-over water. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean from your very own private pool.

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Aqua Villa with Jacuzzi

In need of a little seahabilitation? Dive in and explore our oh-so chic Aqua Villas with Jacuzzi are perfect for those seeking the ultimate overwater retreat. Featuring a private sundeck with a Jacuzzi, sun loungers and a bathroom have the perfect view of Kandima’s extensive lagoon. Your daily dose of “vitamin sea” guaranteed.

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Aqua Villa

In need of a little seahabilitation? Perched overwater, with direct access to the lagoon, these Villas are perfect for those seeking the ultimate overwater retreat. Featuring a private sundeck with sun loungers, and a bathroom have the perfect view of Kandima’s extensive lagoon. Your daily dose of “vitamin sea” guaranteed.

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Beach Pool Villa with Jacuzzi

Set on the beachfront, these spacious villas are perfect to enjoy the feeling of sand between your toes anytime you please! The private deck extends towards the pool with endless views of the Indian Ocean and features a king-size bed, sofa bed, wooden decks at the front with sunbeds and its very own Jacuzzi – how Kool is that?

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Beach Villa with Jacuzzi

Set on the beachfront, our spacious beach villas with jacuzzi are perfect to enjoy the feeling of sand between your toes. These villas face the crystal-clear lagoon side of the island and feature a king-size bed, sofa bed, wooden decks at the front with sunbeds and their very own Jacuzzi – how Kool is that?

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Sky & Beach Studios

Welcome to your very own cool and stylish retreat. Take in the perfect view of Kandima’s expansive lagoon above tree tops or just step away to the beach. Need more space? We have got six family sky studios connected by a lounge area are perfect for group of friends or families who wish to stay close together. Now that’s what we call home away from home!

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Dining

Breeze Pool Bar

Want to make a splash and take a dip? Well, Breeze is the place to relax, unwind, dance or watch that stunning sunset. Mix and mingle while enjoying the live bands and the latest DJs as you drink tropical cocktails and smoke flavoured shishas.

Beach Club

Beach More! Worry Less! Day through to night, the Beach Club is the perfect hangout spot for both families and couples alike. Watch the sun set across the island as DJs entertain you with their party tunes. Swim up for fruity cocktails and delicious shots or relax in one of our stylish cabanas perched above the turquoise pool.

Deli

Enter this casual and stylish food boutique for a quick bite or any other treats to take back to your abode. In the mood to relax in your studio or villa? No problem! Order from our K’ App and our Home Delivery will be at your doorstep in no time.

Azure

Located on the beach with indoor and outdoor seating, this chic beach house offers casual dining by day and elegant signature dining on the beach by night. Sample the endless mix of Mediterranean dishes, fish, tapas, steaks, oven-baked pizzas and delicious wines from our own cellar With an extensive garden area this restaurant is perfect to host outdoor gala dinner events for larger groups or for family and friends’ get-togethers.

Flavour Zest

Taste the freshest flavours from around the world in these stylish and contemporary modern food hall restaurants with multiple live cooking stations and self-service areas. Watch our international chefs prepare tantalising dishes of the day right in front of you. Check out the kids’ corners offering special food choices for our little VIPs.

Perched over a natural lake, Aroma Cafe’ serves up speciality coffees hailing all the way from the fertile highlands of Southern Ethiopia to family grown beans from Batin Baru Indonesia. Join our resident Artists for painting or crafts classes and unleash your creativity in Kandima’s very own Art Studio!

Smoked

This modern grill house is famous for its open-concept kitchen with the custom-made parilla grill and homemade giant smoker. Creatively designed with unique architectural features, this restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor mixed seating options, offering you beach side dining right under the stars. Large tables set out on the sand are perfect for groups of friends or families travelling together.

Sea Dragon and Forbidden Bar

Inspired by ancient architectural designs of the Far East, this restaurant offers authentic Asian cuisine with a modern touch. From freshly caught fish from the waters of Dhaalu Atoll to juicy lobsters and crabs up for grabs! Make your selection from our display tanks and let our chef’s whip up a feast to remember! Head out to the adults-only Forbidden Bar accessible through a Kool psychedelic tunnel, where live DJs play into the night and the barmen make the most mouth-watering cocktails on the island.

Here at Kandima Maldives we create awesome memories shared between you and your loved ones at your kind of setup – there is plenty to choose from! Whether it’s a beach BBQ dinner for group of friends or private dinner in a deserted island, our private chef and krew will ensure you have the perfect evening.


Facilities

Our in-house hospital, complete with state-of-the-art medical technology, such as ultrasound, X-ray equipment and a decompression chamber, is available to our guests 24/7. German GPs, nurses, the dentist and a Diving Safety Officer are always on-hand and based at our island desti(nation).

Kool Stuff / Awesome Stuff

Pop in to a well-stocked resort boutique offering beach clothing and accessories, jewellery, local souvenirs and personal care products. Our boutiques always offer excellent fashion choices from the latest collections.

Aquaholics

Discover the blue around Kandima Maldives. Whether you are looking for speed, excitement, relaxation, marine beauty or an opportunity to create that private version of paradise you have in your mind, then if it is water related, we can provide it for you! We have an incredible range of aquatic activities that you can enjoy here on our oh so Kool island (desti)nation!

Burn

Welcome to the tropical activity jungle! Open 24/7 Kandima’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities such as BURN Fitness Centre with its own private swimming pool, will help you push the limits. Get your own personal trainer or join a group session of Aqua Fun & Fit, Pilates, Kross Fit, TRX Suspension Training, POUND® fit, boxing and both traditional yoga and aerial yoga classes.

Join our resident Artists for painting or crafts classes and unleash your creativity in Kandima’s very own Art Studio!

Come and visit our in-house photo studio SNAP! located next to HQ and Aquaholics water sports & dive centre. The professional team of photographers offers personalised photography and videography services catering to the guests’ needs.

HQ & DEN

Our HQ is not just a place you visit during rock in and rock out from Kandima Maldives. Here, things are done in a true Kandima style. Open 24/7, our Den and games room offer a stylish setting where you can relax, mingle and play.

Kandiland

Our little VIPs are just as important as our adult ones. Kandiland, Kandima Kids Club is run by a dedicated, multilingual team of fully certified child carers, and offers a daily programme jam-packed with fun and informative activities.

esKape Spa

If relaxation is more your thing, then simply visit our award-winning esKape Spa nestled in the tropical surroundings of the island. Detachment and distraction from reality – esKape spa helps you do just that! From exfoliation to healing therapies. Onsite steam room and plunge pool. Usual full-body therapy to signature treatments. You’re in for a treat!


Offers

Sorry, no special offers at the moment, please contact our reservation team for fantastic savings and exclusive offers