Kandolhu Island

Small is beautiful - a tiny island resort which offers everything you need for a memorable holiday

Kandolhu Island

Hotel Description

Treat yourself to a luxury break in the Maldives at the fantastic 5-star Kandolhu Island resort.

Kandolhu Island

This tiny island resort is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and measures just 200 metres by 150 metres. Lush greenery, wide sandy beaches, colourful reefs and azure waters await at this 5-star resort which has 30 beautiful villas with modern amenities. This is such a romantic location and Renewal of Vows ceremonies can be arranged and tailored to your request.

There are four à la carte restaurants, a bar, in-villa dining and beach dining options plus all-inclusive packages available.

Of course, the Maldives are renowned for having some of the best reefs for diving and snorkelling. There‘s so much for beginners and more advanced enthusiasts with the colourful reefs and diverse marine life of the North and South Ari Atoll. The Dive School offers PADI certified courses ad there are regular night dives, half and full day trips and guided snorkelling opportunities.

A wide-range of non-motorised watersports are on offer including windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boat.

You can explore further afield by taking an excursion - perhaps big game fishing or a sunset cruise. You can even privately charter your own boat and plan your own day to your exact wishes.


  • Gym
  • In-villa Dining
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Luxury Spa
  • Massage
  • Minibar
  • Sauna
  • Watersports
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Honeymoon Destinations


Room Types

Kandolhu is an intimate resort with just 30 villas, each featuring local design with modern interiors and having either direct beach access or clear ocean views. All villas have a king-sized bed, air conditioning/fant, iPad for guest use, iPad and iPhone sound dock, flat-screen TV, minibar and mini in-villa wine cellar, Espresso machine, kettle, hairdryer, electronic safe, iron and ironing board, bath and beach towels, bathrobes, slippers, bathroom amenities, complimentary Wi-Fi, sundeck, sunloungers.

Jacuzzi Beach Villas

These villas have a spacious open air garden bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub, shower and twin vanity. A second outdoor shower is set in the garden. The front veranda has a daybed, dining area and adjoining sundeck.

Max Occupancy: 2
85 sq m

Pool Villas

Lavish Pool Villas face the East and have a king-sized bed facing the pool and lagoon beyond.

Villas have an expansive wardrobe, large open-air bathroom with freestanding bath, shower, twin vanity and outdoor garden shower. The large veranda has an outdoor daybed and the deck houses a 9 sqm pool plus sunloungers and dining area.

Max Occupancy: 3
150 sq m

Duplex Pool Villas

Two-storey villas located on the West of the island. The ground level has a dedicated living area with daybed, large wardrobe, garden bathroom with shower, twin vanity and freestanding bath plus a separate outdoor shower. The front veranda has an outdoor daybed and dining area. The 18 sq m pool is surrounded by a separate terrace with sunloungers.

The upper level has a spacious bedroom and second bathroom, balcony, outdoor daybed and stunning ocean views.

Max Occupancy: 3
150 sq m

Ocean Villas

Stunning over-water villas with a large bedroom with king bed, daybed and breathtaking ocean views. The bathroom faces the lagoon and has a Jacuzzi, twin vanity, shower and dressing area. The sundeck has sunloungers, a sun umbrella and steps directly into the sea.

80 sq m

Ocean Pool Villas

The epitome of luxurious living, Ocean Pool Villas face the sunset and are reached by a private walkway and have an oversized bedroom with king bed, day bed and walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with shower, twin vanity and bathtub plus a sliding door which opens up to the outdoor deck.

The private deck has sunloungers, a sun umbrella and a 7 sq m plunge pool.

Max Occupancy: 3
90 sq m


The Market: Superb all-day dining in a casual ambiance. Serves international and local specialties.

Olive: An open-air restaurant set on a higher level. Enjoy Mediterranean classics and panoramic ocean views.

Sea Grill: Dine on perfectly cooked meat and fresh seafood served from the grill at this wonderful beachfront restaurant.

Banzai: Tasty Japanese cuisine.

In-villa dining and private dining can be arranged on request - dinner on the beach for two...how romantic!

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