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Malpas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Promised ourselves a return trip to Kandolhu this year and most certainly were not disappointed. The island and team were little changed and all the better for that. Marc and Laura should take pride in their management and customer relations skills. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Good, lively, colourful house reef. We found even more turtles this...

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3Thank pentraeth
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned home from a week of bliss at Kandolhu. Here are some rambling thoughts that we hope you find useful! We travelled from the UK on BA and arrived around 930 am in Male. Having navigated a fairly long immigration line we found the bags and eventually found the correct desk for Kandolhu and then got the bus to...

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5Thank DominicFromUK
Newton Abbot
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing this as we sit out a 2 day tropical storm in our Ocean Pool villa, which is no great hardship. The island is small but paths wind through the plants to give shady walks. There is a great spa, a more than adequate gym and 4 great restaurants. For only 30 couples that's not a bad shout. This...

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7Thank WendyHP
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second time here and it certainly will not be our last. Staff, food, service all perfect and a credit to the management team headed by Marc and Laura. Our favourite was the beach dining sand in your toes very romantic. Full moon party and Sunset cruise are must do's if your timing allows

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1Thank phil h
Suffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well the hype in all the TA reports is pretty much true. Kandolhu Island is the place to go if you want a small resort (30 rooms), total rest and relaxation or if you are more active, water sports & gym along with great snorkelling. You need deep pockets though. We opted for full board with no drinks package in...

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3Thank Serialglobetrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was incredible and the staff was amazing. I'd have given 5 stars or even 4.5, but I'll explain below. I've been to the Maldives twice. I've stayed here and at Baros (which is owned by the same outfit, I believe). Both are small luxury hotels, exceptional and have pluses and minus when compared to one and other. I...

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4Thank Geoff T
Monaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned from a 10 day stay at Kandolhu during which we celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary. I cannot think of a better place to have gone. Everything from our arrival to departure was wonderful. I had thought to mention some of the staff by name but everyone was so welcoming and helpful that the...

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2Thank Dave D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at Kandolhu! It is a real paradise: quiet, extremely beautiful, small, personal and very intimate. Especially the staff is very friendly, cheerful and nice! The food is gorgeous and diversified. We will come back! Michael and Silja

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2Thank michaelaM5909JC
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional resort in the Maldives, with only 30 villas offering a genuine private island feeling. The villas are outstanding in all aspects. We stayed in both the beach jacuzzi villa and the ocean pool villa. The beach villa has direct access to the beach but is rather small; the ocean pool villa offers a fantastic view on the ocean both...

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3Thank Peter V
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on this beautiful island at the end of January and it was just as amazing second time around. We were welcomed back by management and staff alike and it was if we had never been away. We stayed in a jacuzzi beach villa and love the fact that the beach and ocean are just a few steps away...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best kept secret in the Maldives - Kandolhu is tiny yet it encapsulates luxury and bespoke service presented in rich Maldivian hospitality. Ringed by a stunning house reef with thriving marine life complete with wide stretch of white sandy beaches, Kandolhu makes for an idyllic getaway. Five distinct villas are your choices for slumber. Inspired by contemporary Maldivian architecture, all villas are lavish and unique in its own way. They come adorned with world class furnishings complete with modern technology to offer you the perfect home for your stay with us. For the top Kandolhu experience, book an Ocean Pool Villa with its spacious living space, "glass box" bathroom and the promise of breathtaking views of the sun setting over the Indian Ocean. Embark on gourmet journeys at four fine restaurants. Create your own quintessential Maldivian experience on Kandolhu with the Ultimate Inclusions package. Dine at a restaurant of your choice as you enjoy over 30 globally accredited old and new world wines, tropical cocktails, and a spectrum of premium spirits that are just some of the perks included in this package. World class dive sites are within easy reach of Kandolhu, where amazing encounters of the deep is made easy. Snorkel in the house reef and meet resident turtles. Tour the island whilst paddling a kayak or a stand up paddleboard, and come evening engage in a fluo night snorkelling. Invigorate your mind, body and soul at Varu Spa, and uncover complete wellness. Select sensual therapies from our signature product line, Voya an organic product range made from hand harvested seaweed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kandolhu Maldives

Address: North Ari Atoll
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll
Price Range: €799 - €1,803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kandolhu Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Kandholhu Island Hotel North Ari Atoll
Kandholhu Island Resort And Spa
Kandolhu Maldives North Ari Atoll
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in North Ari Atoll
#1 Spa Hotel in North Ari Atoll
#1 Luxury Hotel in North Ari Atoll
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“Ocean Pool Villa or straight on to the beach - tough choice!”
  • A bathroom with a view (blinds if you want them but we never needed to)
 of 5 bubbles WendyHP, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“East side rooms for early morning sun bathing and great sunrise photos.”
 of 5 bubbles Serialglobetrotter, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Duplex Pool Villa that we stayed in was very spacious and comfortable”
  • Sunset cruise
  • Duplex Pool Villa
 of 5 bubbles Q7899VAdaved, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sunset side”
  • One of the Bathrooms
 of 5 bubbles S4028XOstevenh, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Sunset Beach or Duplex Villas are perfect if you want a private beach with loads of sun.”
 of 5 bubbles 970BillM970, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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