Situated in the North Ari Atoll is the island of Kandolhu. 

Kandolhu resort is popular for its watersports activities, including snorkelling, catamaran sailing, glass-bottomed kayaking, surfing lessons, chartered boat hire and other excursions. 

Luxury Property
Five Star
  • Destination


  • Location

    North Ari Atoll

  • Island Size


  • Reef Type


  • Suitable Options


  • Meal Plans

    BB, FB, AI

  • Number of Rooms

    30 Rooms

  • No. of Restaurants

    5 Restaurants

  • Number of Bars

    1 Bar

  • Transfer Type

    Seaplane (25 mins)

Villas and Residences

Kandolhu has 30 villas

Ocean villas

Ocean villas with pool

Duplex pool villas

Jacuzzi beach villas

Pool villas

Food & Beverages

Kandolhu has five a la carte restaurants, a bar, beach dining experiences and villa in-dining options. 

The Market offers all-day dining buffet and a la carte.

Olive serves Modern mediterranean food and offers panoramic views of the island.

Seafood grill on the beach

Banzai- Japanese food

Ata Roa- Mexican/ Peruvian fusion light lunches and cocktails

Vilu bar 


The Varu Spa offers guests a complete wellness experience, with a sensual collection of 20 treatments. These range from facials, body wraps and massages to dedicated therapies for men.

Treatments are focused around the use of hand-harvested, organic seaweed from Ireland and the practice of old, local traditions of seaweed baths and seaweed treatments, developed by Voya.


The island of Kandolhu is a 25-minute seaplane journey from Male International Airport. Guests are then met by the resort’s Guest Services team and taken to the Kandolhu resort via a ten-minute speedboat ride.

Property Highlights

Kandolhu combines natural elements of the Maldives with modern architecture and creature-comforts.
Sarah, Sales Manager
Global Head of Reservations