Kandooma recognised for diving

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, crowned as the Best Dive Resort of 2023

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, crowned as the Best Dive Resort of 2023 in the Maldives, has introduced complimentary scuba diving for its guests.

“This inclusion sets us apart from our competitors and offers something pretty fantastic for keen scuba divers visiting the Maldives,” said Mark Eletr, General Manager, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives. “Just like we include breakfast, snorkelling lessons and access to the Kids’ Club as part of a stay, we now include diving,” added Mark.

Distinguished by its five-star PADI Resort dive centre known as Kandooma Dive, the resort boasts seasoned and professional dive instructors, state-of-the-art facilities, and a dedicated fleet of dive boats. Positioned conveniently in one of the top 10 dive site regions in the Maldives, Kandooma promises divers a breathtaking encounter with an array of marine life, including manta rays, whale sharks, reef sharks, colorful reef fish, turtles, eagle rays, and various coral species.

“At Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, we are deeply passionate about our aquatic wonderland and sharing it with our guests. The pristine crystalline waters, vibrant coral reefs, and diverse marine life make it a paradise for underwater enthusiasts and those seeking unparalleled exploration of the deep blue.”

Marketed as “Dive Free @Kandooma,” these new inclusions are available to guests staying a minimum of three nights, offering two single-tank group dives for two certified divers per day of their stay.

Nestled in the South Male Atoll, Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives is a natural island paradise just a 40-minute boat ride from the airport. Accommodation options abound, from Garden and Beach Villas to two-story Beach Houses, the three-bedroom Beach Pool Villa, and the popular Overwater Villas, each offering direct ladder access to the azure waters below.

The property has also been crowned the Leading Family Resort in the Gold Category at the South Asian Travel Awards 2023.

* Meet Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives on stand S10-202