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Complete, laid back freedom ❤️
We were at another island and not wanting to return to Spain, we extended our trip. Some good write ups about Kandolhu and it’s house reef, plus it’s teeny tiny, so we decided to spend 8 days. It’s a friendly 30 bungalow( duplex) island which takes about 3 minutes to walk around. 🤣 What did i love about this island? It’s house reef was fantastic, and we snorkelled the entire reef most days.... saw a lot.... especially sharks and turtles. Weren’t too lucky with the rays., but you ‘can’t have it all’ I’ve learned. The reef from the dock to the other little jetty (with the thatch roof) was ideal.... we were haulled it on 2 occasions by serious guys on the boat who scolded us (😄😄🤣) for swimming after sunset. They have a point as the reef we were trying to tackle was lonnnnnnnng and depending on the current, could land you in hot water. There isn’t a lot of white beach to relax on.... but the duplexes do have pools , which for us was fantastic. The duplex i loved. 2 bathrooms, sleeping areas in both up and downstairs. Ample space for everything. I loved the fact that there is no time limit for breakfast or lunch.... the Market restaurant doesn’t close.... so no pressure to slot in with time limits. I loved the fact that they lend you a goPro camera, I loved the ONE FREE bag per family laundry, I LOVED the food in all 5 restaurants! That black cherry waffle took my breath away. I LOVED the way that everything was in reach in no more than a minute. I LOVED the TV choice of movies on offer....and i LOVED the staff. They were superb (especially Estela) , incredibly friendly and so chilled. What I suppose I didn’t like was that they charge you for room service (even when its full board) and didn’t want to be flexible. I also think they should offer more goodies in their shop (we ran out of shampoo and the duplex ones weren’t good... ).... and maybe if i were to nitpick it would be that the furniture in the rooms (and sunbeds) should be improved to take it to the next level of luxury. It was very simple and may need a bit more of THAT WOW FACTOR. Also the privacy between duplexes isn’t that private. I’d work on that. We heard the couples next door. Other that this, thank you for a fun and super relaxed holiday xx I miss it already 😢😢😢😢
Every time again. It was great. Very high quality of all restaurants and very friendly staff. Its a great island. Not so big. Very clean. Very cool diving center. We can just recommend it. And that you can everywhere barefoot is great. ; )
Amazing stay in a perfect location
Great little island resort with a perfect blend of being small and away from it all, whilst having plenty to do and having a variety of great food and drink options. The staff were excellent throughout, striking a good balance of getting to know us and making recommendations, whilst also just letting us get on with our own thing. The location was exactly what we were looking for. Idyllic island and a really relaxed vibe. Lots of quiet beaches, calm waters to swim in and great snorkelling on the reef a short swim from the beach. Food was excellent throughout, with several good restaurants to choose from and the all inclusive package really did cover just about everything. The over water villa we stayed was perfect with a great terrace for sunsets and a well stocked wine fridge. The little pastries that appeared in the evening were a nice touch as well. Would highly recommend Kandolhu for anyone looking to get away from everything in the Maldives. One of the best resort experiences we’ve had.
Amazing vacation and spot
Words and pictures will not do justice to this amazing island, facilities and team. The sea life and corals on the island is very rich. Baby sharks, peaceful reef sharks , and thousands of fish of all sizes and breeds and colors to see at the local reef meters away from shore. The food of top quality and variety at the various options. Team and staff very sweet. You feel you are alone on the island. Diving center accommodated a 3 days open water diving course and license. I will come back here. My second home after Marrakesh.
Amazing as always
My husband and I travel a lot which has been stopped by the pandemic. We knew exactly what will be our first trip when we can finally travel - Kandolhu. It was our second time there (first place we have ever came back to as we like exploring new places) and it DID NOT disappoint. As always, everything was just perfect!!
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