Destination: Dhaalu Atoll Kandima Island, 20066 Kudahuvadhoo, Maldives

The nearest transportation:
  • Male’ International Airport – seaplane or domestic transfer to Kandima by Kandima Airport Buddy holding up a Kandima sign saying “Kool people over here!”
  • Male’ International Airport – 30-minute flight to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll – 20-minute boat ride to the island

Kandima has a super stylish, ultra kool Hop On/Hop Off bus that drives up and down the resort throughout the day through to night. Jump aboard the Kandima Express and it’ll take you to the next awesome bar/restaurant or pool that you wanna go to!

Activities in Kandima:
  • a 5-minute boat ride to the house reef
  • Snorkeling equipments are free for guests on Select All Inclusive & Premium All Inclusive. For guests on other meal plans, snorkeling equipment are available for rental at USD 9++ per set per day. Lifejackets will be in your room, as for the snorkeling equipment, you can just drop by to our water sports center, Aquaholics and collect them.
  • Hammerhead point very close by! To come face-to-face with a Hammerhead shark
Local Island Tours:

• Hulhudeli: this beautiful local island is stunning with pretty beaches and awesome snorkelling spots. It’s also the home of the Maldivian Romeo and Juliet. Read about it here

•Kudhahuvadoo – this is the capital of Dhaalu Atoll

• Ken’s Cove – just a five-minute boat ride from the Kandima jetty is Ken’s Cove. This is a gorgeous and Oh-so Kool desert island where you can have a picnic, go for destination dining or even arrange a party / wedding!


Maldives grants visa-free or visa-on-arrival status to all nations of the world except Indian and Bruneian citizens for 30 days, and an extension of further 60 days is available for Rf.700 fee.


To enter Maldives, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals.


Tourist visas for 30 days are issued on arrival day and are free of charge to all visitors in possession of valid travel documents.

Visa Note

Foreign visitors who enter the Maldives must be in possession of return or onward tickets and a minimum of US$100 or US$50per person per day or have a confirmed hotel reservation for the intended period of stay in the Maldives.

Types & Cost

Visa on arrival: free


Visa on arrival: 30 days

Application to

Visas are issued on arrival at the immigration desk at Male International Airport.

Extension of Stay

Visa extensions are available for a fee of MRF700 for 60 days.