Kandima ~ Maldives

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Staff Travel Discounted Rates


Trendy, funky 5 star island escape


Read and learn about this hotel on this page. You can also sample it first hand at our Very Special Travel Industry Employee Rates and then help the hotel by spreading the word!​​


Game Changing & Never Before

This new game-changing destination offers a seriously stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from including a 100m infinity swimming pool ~ the longest in the Maldives! It’s a lifestyle resort for every one! Being 3 klm long and 100m wide, lovers and honeymooners can find endless areas of intimacy and beach privacy, and singles, friends and familes can find plenty of action and activity and areas to socialise!


Creatively designed to challenge the status quo

Based on the values of the umbrella brand Pulse Hotels & Resorts - smart, playful, rooted, responsible, human - Kandima Maldives is a place with soul, deeply rooted and respectful of our guests, colleagues, community, culture and surroundings. Here, it is all about genuine hospitality with a human touch and smart solutions that make use of the latest innovations – not to mention a playful spirit!


Don't take our word for it

See what an international flight attendant has to say in this great fun selfie VBLOG video below!

Flight Attendant Blogs and Reviews

You can also read what a British Airways Flight Attendant has to say and a Review of Kandima by clicking here, as well as an American Airlines Flight Attendant by clicking here, as well as an Emirates Flight Attendant by clicking here ... see what your fellow colleagues in the industry think!

Smart, spacious & oh so stylish!

Our 274 studios and villas are more than just stylishly comfortable. They are smart! Flexible furniture concepts create the space that works best for you. Open the doors onto your own private terrace and enjoy endless tropical views.


Our Studios & Villas

At Kandima we have a great selection of cool studios and villas for you to choose from. Our all our studios and villas feature a contemporary, modern and truly luxurious 5 star design, with all the essential amenities you would expect, and some that you might not...!

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Best Available Studio
Choose this category and receive best available Studio or Beach Studio on check in at hotel discretion based on their availability and at hotel discretion. If you wish to guarantee a beach studio you can pay a small supplement.
Sky & Beach Studios

Welcome to your very own cool, stylish and deluxe retreat. Take in the view from your very own private terrace. Beach studios are at ground floor level directly on the beach, and Sky Studios are above them on the 1st floor raised up with spectacular views down onto the beach and ocean!
Beach Villa with Jacuzzi
Set on the beachfront you can enjoy the feeling of sand between your toes anytime you please! The private deck of the spacious villa extends towards the Indian Ocean with endless views you can only dream of.
Beach Pool Villa with Jacuzzi
As the temperatures rise, cool down in your own private pool. Dry off on the private deck of the spacious villa that extends towards the Indian Ocean and enjoy the view.
Aqua Villa
Make a splash! Welcome to your very own spacious, stylish and deluxe overwater retreat. Take in the endless views from your very own private deck area.
Aqua Villa with Jacuzzi
Dive in! With direct access to the ocean from your own private deck you can snorkel and swim to your heart’s content. Welcome to your very own spacious, stylish and deluxe overwater retreat, complete with outdoor Jacuzzi.
Ocean Pool Villa
Enjoy direct access to the ocean from your own private deck and uninterrupted views across the Indian Ocean from your private pool. Welcome to your very own spacious, stylish and deluxe overwater retreat.
Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villa 
With uninterrupted views of fifty shades of blue, and an expansive living space along with your very own private infinity pool! Everything about our oh-so chic Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villas are spell-binding! Whether it’s a once in a lifetime honeymoon, or a romantic valentine’s day getaway, experience the ultimate over water living in our Honeymoon Aqua Pool Villas! 

Honeymoon Offer!
Fruit basket and bottle of wine upon arrival
3 course Romantic dinner on the beach (once per stay)
One sunset Kandima cocktail at Breeze (once per stay)
Honeymoon offer is applicable for minimum 03 night stay.

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Kandima Maldives is located in Dhaalu Atoll. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away.
How to get here
The island is just a 25 minute flight Male International Airport to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll followed by a 15 minute boat ride to the island (the 15 minute boat ride is included in the domestic flight price). Or you can come and land at the resort by seaplane! (40 minutes from Male)
Everyone is welcome
We cater for guests of all ages; families, couples, groups of friends and of course honeymooners. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, wellbeing, sport, health, spa experiences or just family time, Kandima Maldives has something for you.
Did you know?
The island is nearly 3 km long, and the resort will have the largest pool in the Maldives measuring 100 m. This game-changing resort definitely has the ‘wow’ factor – in all areas. It is much more than just a holiday – it’s a lifestyle! Lovers and honeymooners can find endless areas of beach privacy, and singles and friends and family can find plenty of action and activity and areas to socialise!




Relax, Reset and Evolve!

Kandima is a place where (almost) anything is possible! Not only is our island (desti)nation a place to be kool, vibrant and ‘just play,’ it’s also the perfect paradise location to rest, reset and evolve! Join our exclusive retreat with Nick Knowles and Luke Bache as they guide you through a seven-day programme of yoga, meditation and relaxation.


Spa ~ 15% Staff Discount!

Nestled in the tropical surroundings you will find al fresco treatment areas seamlessly woven into the natural setting. Relax in the on-site steam room, have a full-body massage whilst listening to the waves lapping the shore or spruce up your hands and feet in our nail bar. You’re in for a treat! Guests can spoil themselves with a visit to the Spa, which has 10 treatment rooms. Services include body scrubs, yoga classes, manicure, pedicure & many more. The spa is outfitted with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. Visitors under 15 years of age are not permitted in the spa.


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Extra Staff Bonuses!

* Bonus Free Nights

Book 7 Nights Pay for 6
Book By Extra
For stays during
23 Dec 2021


15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021
23 Dec 2021


15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021
18 Dec 2021

* 2 Children under 12 stay FREE on Bed & Breakfast

15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021
18 Dec 2021

* 2 Children under 6 stay FREE on any other meal plan

15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021
18 Dec 2021

* 10% Discount from Food & Beverage purchased locally

15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2020
18 Dec 2021

* 15% Discount from SPA purchased locally

15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021
18 Dec 2021

* 20% Discount from Diving & Watersport Activities purchased locally

15 Jan 2021
23 Dec 2021

* Space Available Late Check Outs

"Space Available" Room Upgrades and Late Check-out, if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel.

​Never get bored in the Maldives!

A true myriad of activies includes Scuba Diving, Jet Ski, Kite Surfing, Water-skiing, Aqua Cycling, Wakeboarding, Kayaks, Snorkelling, Paddle-Boarding, Photo Studio – Guest Photo Sessions and Classes, Cooking and Cocktail-making Classes, Massage Classes, Salsa Lessons, Bike Hire, Volleyball & Water-Volleyball, Pound Fit, Aerial Yoga, Pilates, Yoga, Boxfit, Fitness Classes


Feast your eyes on this!

Whether you want to dine with friends, as a family, or slope off to somewhere more intimate for a romantic meal for two – we have the perfect place for you. Travel the flavours of the world in one of our ten restaurants and bars.

Special 10% Discount for Staff Travel Voyage Guests from Food and Beverages purchased at the resort! 

If you select our Buffet Breakfast Super Low Room Rate which includes a luxury full buffet breakfast to keep you going you can then enjoy food and drink as and when you want with our special 10% staff discount.
Alternatively if you prefer you can also choose a Half Board plan (adds dinner at Zest), Full Board plan (adds lunch and dinner at Zest) or All Inclusive plan (shown below)  



Simply Delish
Like gourmet? You will love the on-site deli. Enter this casual and stylish food boutique for a quick bite or for something to take back to your abode. Everything looks delicious, fresh and you will certainly be back for more.
Flavour & Zest
A world of Choice
Taste the freshest flavours from around the world in these light, bright, contemporary market-style food hall restaurants. Take a seat and watch as the chefs prepare tantalising dishes of the day.
Simple, honest and (extremely) tasty!
In need of a little spice and lots of flavour? The chic beach house offers casual dining by day and sleek, elegant signature dining by night. Sample the endless mix of Mediterranean dishes on offer.
Dive into the blue
Want to make a splash? Well, this is the place to really let go, relax and unwind. Enjoy the live bands and the latest DJs as you drink freshly squeezed juices and exhilarating cocktails.
Sea Dragon & Forbidden Bar
Far East dining
The mood is sensual and mysterious. Authentic Chinese cuisine with a modern touch is expertly prepared and served family-style. Want to finish off the evening in style? Head to the ultra cool Forbidden Bar where live DJs play into the night. Discover a seamless mix of contemporary accents and ancient Far East inspirations, while the barman makes the most mouth-watering cocktails on the island.


Have your cake and eat it
Start the day the Aroma way with fresh coffee, freshly squeezed juices and delicious baked goods. This is the place to meet, read a book, or just people watch. Eat in or take away one the Asian and Maldivian-inspired treats.
Grileld to perfection
This place is all about perfect steaks, fresh fish and incredible sunset views. Enjoy delicious meat, fish and vegetarian dishes from the open BBQ kitchen and Teppanyaki grill. There is simply nothing better than dining al fresco.
Beach Club
Laid back vibes & spectacular views
Day through to night, the Beach Club is the perfect hang out spot. Watch the sun set across the island as DJs play of-the-moment beats. Sip on freshly made Mojitos, fresh juices and granitas from the pool bar.


Optional Platinum All Inclusive Plan (PAI) (Select All Inclusive Plus)

Dining – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from 10 different restaurants and bars (operational times for restaurant/bars will depend on scheduled opening times of restaurant) *certain menu items in a la carte restaurant are subject to a surcharge  

Beverages – Unlimited selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from a wide range of premium spirits, large selection of over 80 different types of wine, cocktails, mocktails, beer, juice and soft drinks from 10 different restaurant and bars o Minibar alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, restocked once a day

Tea and Coffee Facilities in the room

Water sports/Diving – Complimentary rental of non- motorized water sports, kayaks and windsurfing equipment

Events and Entertainment – Meals and drinks included in all our special weekly dinners events such as Maldivian Night, Barefoot Beach BBQ, Pool Parties, Karaoke Evening and other Live Music entertainment.

Activities – Complimentary Kids club activities, Group Yoga and Group Fitness classes, Beach games

Fitness – Unlimited access to gym, hydropool and complimentary use of tennis courts and football field o Resort Credit - USD 30 resort credit per adult per day to be redeemed daily in watersports, diving, excursions and spa

Others – Cigarettes and Sheesha from any operational bar

• Certain menu items in a la carte restaurants are subject to surcharges
• Minimum 4 night stay is required
• Retail items and in-room dining are not included
• The AI package is for in-outlet consumption only and take-away orders or full bottle consumption from any restaurant and bars will be charged
• The resort credit must be utilized daily and cannot be accumulated over the stay. No refunds will be given for any unused amounts at the end of the stay.

 New Dine Around All Inclusive Plan (DAI)  (Select All Inclusive)  

  • Breakfast and Lunch at Flavour or Zest buffet restaurants
  • Dinner at Flavour, Zest or a 03 course dinner at Smoked, Sea Dragon or Azure from our special chef’s menu
  • Tea and Coffee facilities in the room
  • Beverages – Unlimited selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during meals and at Breeze Bar, Forbidden Bar and Beach Club
  • Watersports/Diving – Complimentary rental of non-motorized watersports, Kayaks and windsurfing equipment
  • Activities – Complimentary Kids Club activities, Group Yoga and Group Fitness Classes, Beach Games
  • Fitness- Unlimited access to gym, hydropool and complimentary use of tennis courts and football field

Items from Deli, Aroma, in-room dining, mini-bar and ​Special weekly theme dinners and events are not included.

Aquaholics ~ 20% Staff Discount!

20% Discount applies for Staff Travel Voyage Guest on the following services:
All diving trips for Certified Divers including equipment and boat fee
Entry Diving Programs: Discover Scuba Diving and Bubble maker
Combined Snorkelling Trip by Dhoni
Combined Dolphin Trip
Combined Local Island
Snorkelling Rental Equipment
Ocean Kayaks, Glass Kayak and SUPs
Windsurf Equipment (They need to do a competency test to prove the can do it)
Top Cat (Guests need to do a competency test to prove the can do it!)



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