Kandolhu offers 30 villas in 5 different styles, each style is distinct in design. All villas feature Maldivian architecture with modern interiors. They are all set in prime locations with either direct beach access or clear views to the Indian Ocean.
All villas feature king-sized bed, air conditioning, fan, an iPad for guest use, sound dock, flat-screen TV with varied channel list and on-demand movies available, IDD telephone, mini-bar and mini in-villa wine cellar, espresso machine, kettle, hairdryer, electronic safe, iron, ironing board, bath and beach towels, bathrobe, bathroom slippers, Voya bathroom amenities, rechargeable torch and Wi-Fi.
Wine & Dine
For a small and intimate island, Kandolhu offers plenty of ways to wine, dine and be merry. You have a choice of four à la carte restaurants, a bar, beach dining experiences as well as in-villa dining options available. Guests staying at Kandolhu can book their villa on a bed and breakfast plan, full board or all inclusive.
The Market. Located facing the ocean, The Market is an all-day dining à la carte restaurant which serves international and local specialties in a relaxed ambiance. Only breakfast consists of a tasteful buffet with dishes to satisfy all taste buds. Selected items are served from a cooking station, prepared to order.
Olive. Set on a higher level, Olive offers panoramic views of the ocean. Italian and Mediterranean classics and delicacies are the highlights of this open air restaurant.
Sea Grill. Set right on the beach, the Sea Grill opens as the sun sets over the island. You can savour sizzling meat or indulge in freshly caught seafood served from the grill.
Banzai. Discover the art of Japanese cuisine at Banzai. Choose from flavoursome sushi, succulent sashimi or meat and seafood grilled to perfection on the teppan, all to be enjoyed under a canopy of the starlit night sky.
A comfortable and chilled beach bar where you can relax to low key entertainment whilst enjoying fabulous cocktails, fine wines, and fresh tropical juices.
For a lazy day, Villa Dining is available from 07.30hrs to 23.00hrs. Villa Dining offers a menu featuring international and local specialties.
Private Dining. Experience the finest dining that Kandolhu has to offer, and book a Private Dinner, where you indulge in specially created menus by the Executive Chef. Choose from different romantic locations from around the island; including a secluded corner on the beach, on a private jetty overlooking the ocean or ultimately on our Sunset Pavilion. Private Dining is available on request basis.
Varu Spa. Varu Spa offers a complete wellness experience with a menu featuring a sensual collection of couples massages, and beauty and skin care treatments by VOYA.
Spa facilities include 4 spa rooms, separate changing rooms and wet area for men and women, and a fitness room.
Located just a few minutes from some of the best dive sites in both North and South Ari Atoll, Kandolhu offers three dives each day, two in the morning and one in the afternoon, on board a Maldivian dhoni. Night dives, half day and full day trips are also organized regularly. The Dive School offers PADI certified courses for beginners as well as some amazing adventures for experienced divers. Some of the well-known dive sites within a few minutes reach include Maalhos Thila, Hafza Thila, Bathalaa Thila, Himendhoo Thila, Fesdu Wreck and even the protected dive site Fish Head which has lots of caves and overhangs.
Snorkelling in the Maldives is a must and Kandolhu house reef offers one of the best snorkelling experience in this part of the country. Easily accessible from the surface, the house reef is set right around the island providing for hours of snorkelling adventures. Guided snorkelling or snorkelling lessons with a marine biologist can be arranged on request. Kandolhu offers complimentary snorkelling gear for all its guests. Additional snorkelling trips are also organised to other nearby reefs on regular basis at extra charge.
Water Sports. A wide range of non-motorised water sports are offered at Noovilu Sports ranging from windsurf, stand-up paddle boat, catamaran sailing, sail boat, kayaks and glass-bottomed kayaks. All water sports are offered to Kandolhu guests on complimentary basis by prior reservation. Sailing, excursions, and windsurf and sailing lessons are also available at extra charge.
Step off Kandolhu Island and explore our beautiful Maldivian surroundings by taking part in our excursions. A variety of specially tailored trips are available throughout the week, ranging from Big Game Fishing and Parasailing for those seeking thrills, to sunset cruises and snorkelling desert islands for those preferring a more relaxed ambiance. Alternatively, why not treat yourself to a truly memorable experience, customising your day to suit your desires, by privately chartering a boat.
Renewal of Vows
When it comes to a beautiful setting, very few other locations can come close to Kandolhu Island. We offer our guests a bespoke Renewal of Vows services set on a secluded stretch of the beach of your choice. All you will have to do is decide on the date, and the islanders will do the rest to ensure that your special day is tailored to your liking to make it the perfect day that you always dreamt about.