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Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel

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Private beach, white sand, free beach cabanas, sun loungers
Private beach, white sand, free beach cabanas, sun loungers
Private beach, white sand, free beach cabanas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel

4.5 star property
Upscale beachfront resort with spa, near Kandooma Beach

8.8/10 Fabulous

218 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
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Kandooma Fushi, South Male Atoll, Kandooma, 23211

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About this area

Getting around

  • Velana Intl. Airport (MLE) - 19.8 miles/31.9 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • The Island Bite - 2 min walk
  • Bokurra Coffee Club - 3 min walk
  • Kandooma Cafe - 3 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel offers a private beach where you can enjoy free cabanas, yoga, and volleyball, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving, snorkeling, and windsurfing. The outdoor pool is perfect for guests looking for a bit of fun, while those in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and aromatherapy. The Kitchen, one of 3 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include 2 bars/lounges, a free kid's club, and a beach bar. The helpful staff and family-friendly amenities get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Czech, Dutch, English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 154 units

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via Boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Please note: Guests who plan to surf at this property must contact the resort in advance for further information, terms, and conditions. Guests will be unable to surf at the property during their stay without making arrangements with the resort in advance.
  • Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 45 minutes away via speedboat. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 48 hours before their expected arrival. Guests must pay the speedboat fee at checkout.
  • The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 13-17.
  • Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one*

Children

  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 25+ Mbps; 6-device limit)

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (late night)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach yoga
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf lessons
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Pool loungers
  • Water sports equipment

Facilities

  • 154 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • MP3 docking station
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 25+ Mbps and 6-device limit)
  • Phone
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Children's dinnerware

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

The onsite spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Dining

The Kitchen - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Bokkuraa Coffee Club - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Kandooma Cafe - NEW - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Pool Bar - This poolside bar serves brunch only. Open daily.
The Sunset Deck - This rooftop bar overlooks the ocean. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 100 per day

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 6.00 per person, per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 278
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 0 (up to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 408
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 0 (up to 11 years old)
  • Additional fee for children (from 13 years old to 17 years old): USD 229 per person, per stay
The additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 13-17.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 37 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 125 per person (roundtrip)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 80.0 per night
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 4 and 11 costs USD 65 (roundtrip)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision
  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).

Policies

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Holiday Inn Kandooma Maldives
Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives
Kandooma Maldives Holiday Inn Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Maldives
Holiday Inn Maldives
Kandooma Maldives, An Ihg
Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives
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Frequently asked questions

Does Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 125 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 12:30 PM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, sailing, and water skiing and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics, basketball, and volleyball. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel also has 2 bars, a private beach, and a waterslide, as well as a 24-hour fitness center, an arcade, and a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, international cuisine, and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include The Island Bite (3.9 mi) and Origami (5.4 mi).
What's the area around Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel like?
Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, an IHG Hotel is a short 1-minute walk from Kandooma Beach and 9 minutes' walk from Biyadoo Beach.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.0/10

Cleanliness

8.9/10

Staff & service

8.9/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.7/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

I love your entire service and staff the diving instructor Nihane was the best I love his patient and dedication. This is my best vacation and I am looking forward to part 2. The room was clean for all my stay. The staff was so helpful and really went the extra mile. Thanks
Denise, 6-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

very friendly staff, but the hotel has very limited facilities and activities
Khair, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

HAIMING, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent service for a wonderful island stay!
Thanks to Joby, Ratheesh, Alka and all other staff who made our stay a memorable one! Wonderful property with beautiful marine life around it.
Smithin, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing family holiday
We had an absolutely amazing time and wouldn’t hesitate going back. The staff are phenomenal and couldn’t be more helpful or friendly. Our 4 year old had a great time in the kids club and playing in the pool. We really couldn’t fault this resort at all.
Jacqueline, 17-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

This is nicely maintained property against all odds in middle of ocean
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

Boring at rainy day . The hotel should arrange some entertainment there. Everything is expensive there especially the transport and no choice for other option . However the Food from ‘The Kitchen’ and service is excellent and don’t miss it.
3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Richard, 6-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

The staff are exceptionally kind and helpful. The resort has lovely beaches and adequate water activities to keep you entertained. The snorkeling was amazing! The prices for food and drinks should just be inclusive of taxes and service charges rather than the ++ format they use. All deck areas should be thoroughly cleaned as there were a few roaches and lots of ants crawling around in the evenings. The location in the south atoll is also good. They are very well equipped for boat safety.
1-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review