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Make your time in the Maldives worth it by checking out some of our suggestions. In this blog section we provide you with great information about lots of attractions on our beautiful island. There’s a plethora of things to do that will keep you entertained throughout your holiday on our tropical island in the Maldives. Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma provides you with all the necessary information to ensure you a great time!

MJ's Trip to Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Take a look at travel couple MJ's Eid vacation at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives and start planning your own holiday at Muslim-friendly resort.

Island Wellness Diaries: Managing wellness in uncertain times

10 Things I Love About Diving in Kandooma

In these uncertain times, it's more important than ever to manage your wellness. Here are some top tips and practical tools from Courtney, our resident yoga and wellness instructor, that you can use right now to increase your wellness today.

Your Next 'Out of Office'

Have a look at Maiken's review of her vacation at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, and get some inspiration for your next 'Out of Office' tropical adventure.

Tropi-Gal Getaways in the Maldives

Now more than ever is the time of women supporting women, but it’s important for women to celebrate and have fun with women, too. That’s what girl trips are for and the Maldives offers one of the best gal getaways for you to celebrate your sisterhoods with your best girls.

Surf Travel with Steve

Keen to learn more about the surf scene in the Maldives from a seasoned pro? Read more as Steve, our Surfing Operations Manager, takes you through his surfing experiences here in the Maldives, and in Kandooma.

Island Wellness Diaries: Wellness Check

Take a few minutes and join Courtney on a quick wellness check to celebrate Global Wellness Day 2020. Discover which areas in your life are in balance and which areas might need a little extra attention and love.

Island Wellness Diaries: Meditation

So you’re interested in meditation? Congratulations! This will be one of the most simple yet powerful changes you can make for your mental health and overall wellbeing. Meditation is used by many spiritual practices as a way to quiet the endless chatter of the mind and find internal peace and happiness.

Island Wellness Diaries: An Intro to Lifelong Healthy Habits

Join our resident yoga instructor Courtney as she takes us through a series of wellness blogs and vlogs - Island Wellness Diaries, as we've called them - and start your own journey to healthy lifelong habits.

Find your halal holidays in the Maldives

For Muslim travelers, plenty of school holidays are just around the corner, which is the perfect opportunity to have some family time in the tropics and recharge before the Holy month. To get your excited for planning, here are a few ways resorts in the Maldives can offer you a great halal (حلال‎) holiday.

Rekindling your romance #HereAtKandooma

There’s a reason why the Maldives is generally known to be a honeymoon destination, and it isn’t just the blue seas, or intimate setting. The country is a gem of our planet, yes, but resorts in the Maldives go the extra mile to create an atmosphere that will, frankly, make you fall in love. Here’s how they do it.

Surf Music in Paradise 2020

It’s time to talk about something uniquely tailored for the music lovers, the surfers, and the folks who generally love to have a good time in tropical utopias. Prepare yourself for Surf Music in Paradise 2020.

How to stay festive in the Maldives

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and that means planning your ideal family festive vacation. Have you ever considered the Maldives? Now’s your chance. Here’s how you can stay festive in the Maldives.

Here’s why surfing in the Maldives is such a big deal.

It’s no surprise that the Maldives is frequently on any traveler’s bucket list to check off, but what’s the big deal about the Maldives as a hugely popular surf destination? Read on and find out. Some of the best surf spots in the Maldives are incredibly easy to access.

Take your family to the Maldives!

When you think of the Maldives, you probably think of honeymooners, couples, or general images of two people in love, leading each other by the hand through white sandy beaches and turquoise waters.

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    @kandooma_right is waiting for you!

    We know you're itching to ride the waves, so why not speak to our friends at @perfectwavetravel and join us this season? Just imagine... a week or two of surfing all day and then relaxing with island comforts the rest of the time 🏄🏖🏝🤿

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    Just you and your forever Valentine... Don't simply imagine memorable moments, bring them to life here in the Maldives with our MUST - DO activities for couples 👰🌊✨

    How will you be celebrating Valentines Day this year?

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    Stunning colours just around the corner!

    Catch sight of some magnificent soft hanging corals when you come diving with us.

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    Are you brave enough? Of course you are!

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    Not ready to go back to work? Why not take a quick break in the Maldives? 🏖🤿🏝🏄

    With our "A Night On Us" special offer, you receive a complimentary night when you book 03 nights or more! As an added bonus we'll throw in a 50% discount on speedboat transfers too

    We think it's time to start planning.. What do you think? Click on our link-in bio and learn more!

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    Our island home is your island home and we hope you'll make the most of it!

    Why not make your next family vacation an All Inclusive one?

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    Walking into the New Year never felt better.

    2021 was an interesting year, so from the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for supporting us through it all.

    From all of us #HereAtKandooma, we wish everyone a joyful and prosperous 2022!

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    Calling all disco divas!

    Our New Years Eve celebrations have just begun #hereatkandooma. Don your flashiest disco outfits and let’s start grooving!

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    Some downtime before the festivities tonight!

    A gala festive buffet followed by a "Saturday Night Fever" themed disco beach party starting soon #HereAtKandooma

    Watch this space for more on all our festive celebrations

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    We might be inching closer to the end of the year - but the fun never stops here!

    Dont you think its time you joned in on the fun?

    Read more in our link-in bio

    📸 moraparadisiaca

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    Our friends at @perfectwavetravel have announced the Legends Series line up for 2022.

    We are beyond excited to welcome back @shanedorian , Jackson Dorian, @barton_lynch, @100pambo, @laynebeachley to ride the waves @kandooma_right

    The Legends Series is the only way to surf with the best of the best and to enjoy a week or two at our stunning resort in the Maldives.

    So question is.. What are you waiting for?

    Reach out to @perfectwavetravel and book the stay’n’surf getaway that you’ve been waiting for

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    That feeling when you realise - Its the last week of 2021!

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    Each year, we pause the festivities and take time to remember the lives lost during the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

    Thank you to all the guests that joined in us for minute of silence.

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    Santa Claus made a splash this year when he visited all the boys and girls #hereatkandooma

    Thanks Santa for all the goodies! The kids had a wonderful time.

    See you next year 🏝

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    From our home to yours… from our family to yours… happiest of Christmas celebrations…. We hope this festive season brings you and your family great joy and blessings. ...

    Chilling out with friends before the start of the Christmas celebrations miiiiiight look a little different here.

    Where else can you sit back and soak up the sun before a very merry tropical Christmas?

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    These blues are waiting for you, so stay a little longer and save more along the way!

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    Ready to show your special someone a whole new world? We've got a package to help you out.

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    Finally! You've spent enough time dreaming of your next adventure - now it's time to do it.

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