Kandolhu Island is located in the North Ari Atoll of the Maldives.
How big is Kandolhu Island?
The island measures 150 by 200 metres, and can be walked around in just a few minutes time.
How far is Kandolhu Island from the airport?
It is located 70 km south west from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
How are transfers organised?
Transfers are organised by seaplane during daylight hours by Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) and takes approximately 25 minutes.
What is the usual climate?
The Maldives has a tropical climate with warm temperatures and a great deal of sunshine year-round. The weather is determined largely by the monsoons; the Northeast monsoon from December to April and the Southwest monsoon from May to November, during which period more rain is experienced. As the Maldives is situated across the equator, severe storms are rare.
Are there medical facilities on the resort?
Basic First Aid is available in Island. Nearest medical clinic is 10 minutes boat ride away, on a neighbouring resort island.
Are children allowed?
Due to the small size of the island, and in order to maintain an intimate environment on Kandolhu, Kandolhu accepts children, who are at least 2 years and above. We regret that we will not be able to accommodate any reservations that include children who are younger.
What is the best currency to bring to the Maldives?
US Dollar is preferred currency all over the Maldives but we do accept Euros, Sterling Pound and Swiss Francs as well.
Will I need much ready cash?
It is not necessary to change any money to the local currency. Within the resort, you are asked to sign all your extras to your villa. You may check your bills at any time and pay it daily if you wish.
Which credit cards do you accept?
We accept Visa, Master & Amex.
Do you have TVs in the rooms?
For your viewing pleasure, Kandolhu Island has selected a range of channels with up the minute news, movies, sports and documentary to suit every whim.
Can you please let me know what kind of electrical sockets do you have in the rooms?
We have UK sockets in all the rooms, Multi adapters are also available.
Do the villas have safes?
The resort provides personal safes in all villas. You are advised to make use of this facility for the safekeeping of your valuables.
Do you have internet facilities available to the guests?
Wi-Fi Internet is available in several public areas and the villas free of charge. Laptops are available to borrow from the reception (for use at the reception only).
We do have Renewal of Vows services, however, please do note that this is not a legally recognized ceremony.
How is the snorkelling on the island?
Snorkelling is possible direct from the beach via the dedicated snorkel channel. The house reef is only a few metres away and goes right around the island. On the house reef, you will find large table corals as well as many clown fish living in sea anemones.
What meal plans do you offer?
Our rates include Breakfast at The Market. Guests have the option to upgrade to Full Board or All Inclusive meal plans.
Do you have a dress code?
No. However we do ask that swimwear is covered when dining in the restaurants, visiting reception or in the bars in the evening. As the Maldives is a strict Muslim country, topless sunbathing is not permitted.
How many shoes do I need?
You don’t really need to bring a lot of shoes but if you are going to the gym then you would need gym shoes otherwise you can do barefoot or with open slippers
Do you have any evening entertainment on the island?
Vilu Bar offers low-key entertainment by a two-piece band or movie nights on the beach.
What is your smoking policy?
We ask all guests not to smoke inside the bedrooms, and use the ashtrays provided on the outside deck. All our restaurants are non-smoking restaurants, designated smoking areas are located outside the restaurants.