Kandolhu Island

Kandolhu Maldives
Kandolhu Maldives

Kandolhu Island

The island is lush, with wide sandy beaches surrounding the emerald green and is home to one of the most colourful and lively house reef in the Maldives.

Even in the Maldives, an island so perfectly formed as Kandolhu is rare. Often referred to as “The Maldives Best Kept Secret”

The island is lush, with wide sandy beaches surrounding the emerald green and is home to one of the most colourful and lively house reef in the Maldives.

Located 70 kilometres south west of Male’ in North Ari Atoll, Kandolhu is an idyllic Maldives hotel which can be reached in 25 minutes by seaplane.

Kandolhu is an exquisite Maldives resort which features just 30 villas that perfectly combine natural elements of the Maldives with modern architecture and creature-comforts, in creating an experience so memorable that it will stay with you forever.

Meal Plan Options :

Bed & Breakfast

  • Breakfast at The Market

À La Carte Dining

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner at any of our 5 intimate, à la carte gourmet restaurants, during their opening hours

Ultimate Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner at any of our intimate, à la carte gourmet restaurants, during their opening hours
  • Over 30 handpicked, international wines and sparkling wines included, available at all restaurants and Vilu Bar, and included in your very own villa wine chiller
  • Wide range of international branded premium spirits available in-villa and all outlets, preferred pricing on ultra-premium spirits, extensive martini / cocktail list and European beers
  • All soft drinks, juices, smoothies, specialty coffees and premium teas, mineral water
  • 10% discount on all Varu Spa treatments
  • One private Snorkelling Tour around Kandolhu house reef with guide aboard Stingray speedboat or one Champagne + Canapé Sunset cruise, once per person per stay
  • Complimentary snorkelling equipment and unlimited usage of a wide range of non-motorised water sports

Kandolhu Maldives Rooms

Ocean Pool Villa

  • Adults: 2
  • Children: 1
  • Size: 90m²

Ocean Pool Villa Facing the sunset, the Ocean Pool Villa offers the best experience at Kandolhu. This lavish Maldives water villa  includes an over sized bedroom with king bed, day bed and walk-in wardrobe. The bathroom of these villas are open and airy with shower, twin vanity and a bathtub, and features a sliding door […]

Ocean Villa

  • Adults: 2
  • Children: 1
  • Size: 80m²

Ocean Villa Located over the water, this elegant ocean villa in Maldives features a large bedroom with king bed, daybed and views out to the ocean. The bathroom of this luxury villa faces the lagoon and has a jetted bathtub, twin vanity, shower and a dressing area. The sun deck is private with sun loungers, sun […]

Duplex Pool Villa

  • Adults: 2
  • Children: 1
  • Size: 150m²

Duplex Pool Villa These two-storey villas are located on the west side of the island. You will enter into a dedicated living area with daybed. The ground level of this well-designed Maldives villa also has a large wardrobe and a garden bathroom with shower, twin vanity, freestanding bath and a separate outdoor shower. The veranda […]

Beach Villas

  • Adults: 2
  • Size: 85m²

Beach Villas These unique Maldives beach villas located on the western shores of Kandolhu feature a king bed, while a spacious open air garden bathroom features a jetted bathtub, shower and twin vanity. A second outdoor shower is set in the garden.

Pool Villa

  • Adults: 2
  • Children: 1
  • Size: 150m²

Pool Villa Facing the east, the extravagant Pool Villa features a lavish bedroom with a king-sized bed facing the pool and the blue lagoon beyond. Walk through the expansive wardrobe to access the large open air bathroom featuring a freestanding bath, shower, twin vanity and an outdoor garden shower. The large verandas of these Maldives […]

Kandolhu Maldives Bars & Restaurants

The Market

Bringing you the best of restaurants in Maldives, The Market is an all-day dining à la carte restaurant which serves international and local specialties in a relaxed ambiance. Breakfast consists of a tasteful buffet with dishes to satisfy all taste buds, and a full à la carte menu made to order.


Set on a higher level, Olive offers panoramic views of the ocean. Modern Mediterranean dishes are the highlight 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.


Discover the art of Japanese cuisine in Maldives. 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.

Ata Roa

Where Mexico and Peru meet the equator line in the Maldives, presenting a light lunch with tacos and ceviches, coupled with sea breeze and a feel good vibe.

Vilu Bar

A Maldives beach bar where you can relax whilst enjoying tropical fresh juices and fabulous cocktails. Vilu Bar also offers a few special events on a monthly basis, such as movie nights on the beach and Full Moon Cocktail gatherings.