‘All-inclusive’ Stays Most Popular at Kandooma Maldives  – Maldives Virtual Tour
Travel BlogMay 1, 2024

‘All-inclusive’ Stays Most Popular at Kandooma Maldives 

Award-winning Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma  Maldives has crunched the numbers and ‘All-inclusive’ stays are now at their most  popular. The 15-hectare private island paradise in South Male Atoll, just a 40-minute  boat ride from Velana International Airport has established itself with families,  couples, and groups over several years.

In Quarter 1 2024, the Resort says 32.19%  of total stays booked an All-inclusive experience. At Kandooma guests can choose  between a soft or alcohol All-inclusive stay, with the latter showing a whopping  40.9% growth since 1 January.  

Kandooma has just refreshed its All-inclusive offering. Though it seems like more of  an overhaul than just a simple refresh, it includes everything from more discount  privileges at the Spa and specialty dining to afternoon tea snacks, ice cream hours,  and much more.  

The refreshed All-Inclusive plan at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives gives you a taste of everything. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets with international and Maldivian flavors at Kandooma Cafe, or choose an a la carte lunch or dinner at the poolside Bokkuraa Coffee Club. Indulge in afternoon tea snacks and Ice Cream hour. Stay refreshed with unlimited drinks from 11 am to 11 pm daily, including wines, beers, cocktails, and specialty coffees. Pamper yourself with a 20% discount at Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala, and enjoy a 50% discount on the Mini Bar. You’ll receive a welcome drink on arrival, plus access to complimentary non-motorized activities (excluding Catamaran).

Coming second in the meal plan preference stakes (by less than a percentage point)  is the Half Board option which includes buffet Breakfast and Dinner at the resort’s all day dining international restaurant, Kandooma Cafe. With 31.42% of all stays opting  for Half Board.  

2023 Winner of Leading Family Resort Maldives and Best Dive Resort Maldives,  Kandooma is a private and natural island. White sandy beaches, swaying coconut  palms and turquoise waters form the backdrop for a wide variety of leisure pursuits  and some of the best diving in the Maldives.

Guests can choose from Garden and  Beach Villas, two-storey Beach Houses and the popular Overwater Villas for their  stay. Families are well catered for with the Kandoo Kids’ Club and a full activities  programme supported by the IHG Kids’ Stay & Eat Free initiative.

Six food and  beverage outlets ensure you’ll eat like a King and have the opportunity to not only  indulge in your favourites from around the world but sample the flavours of the  Maldives too. You might just be inspired to book one of the resort’s terrific cooking  classes.

For those guests who desire the ultimate in relaxation, sun loungers and  hammocks are located around the island and the Kandooma Spa by COMO  Shambhala offers the ultimate in tranquillity and escape for body and mind. Visit  www.maldives.holidayinnresorts.com