Every single time we feature a resort / hotel in the Maldives we think “this is the ultimate paradise spot, nothing can top this up”, and every single time we are proven wrong. Just look at Club Med Kani on the Kanifinolhu Island, North Male’ Atoll, in the heavenly Maldives.
From the air, the resort looks like a ramose fern floating on the crystal clear azure waters of the Indian Ocean, but when you move closer you notice that “fern branches” are actually 75 elegant lagoon suites on stilts, all with direct access to the Ocean.
Whether you prefer lazying in the sun in a hammock or a sofa suspended above the water or swimming in a pool or the ocean or taking up one of many available sports and activities and or just walking around the island (in the case of Kanifinolhu, it will take you only 20 minutes to cover the entire island on foot) – Club Med Kani is the place for you.
There are also relaxing beauty treatments and massages – the Balinese massage, Bliss, Hot Stone Massage, Iss, Pure Indulgence Massage, Reflexology and traditional massages and facials – available at the resort’s spa. Still not itching to pack your bags?
How about going snorkeling in the turquoise waters brimming with colourful tropical fish or maybe kayaking in glass bottom kayak or taking up Table Tennis, Pétanque, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Football, Water Polo, Yoga, Aquafitness, or learning how to sail at the sailing academy?
Whatever you choose to do, the Club Med Kani staff will be at your back and call. They have mastered the art of making you feel welcomed without overdoing it, and you can’t help but feel like royalty.
The resort has two wonderful restaurants – The Vehli and Le Kandu. The first one serves both international and traditional Asian dishes, and if you are on a diet (trust us, you have picked the wrong time and place to be on one), the Vehli chefs will prepare a variety of low-calorie meals for you every day. Le Kandu serves breakfast, snacks throughout the day and late lunch, and there are two menus to choose from. Booking is required.
Cocktails, sunsets and tropical islands go hand in hand, so why not order some colourful drinks from one of Club Med Kani’s two bars – The Sunset and The Iru. Drinks are available late into the evening. The Sunset is right next to the swimming pool, on a teak terrace, overlooking the beach.
The bar opens in the late afternoon and is the perfect setting for watching the sunset. The Iru is right on the edge of the lagoon, close to the Kandu restaurant, and has spectacular views of the beach. Here, you will be sipping your drinks in the shade of huge coconut trees.
How about accommodation? You have three bungalow types to choose from. Deluxe is a ground floor accommodation, situated right on the beach. It has a beautiful open-air bathroom and a million-dollar-view from the terrace. Club bungalows lie in the coconut grove, on the ground or first floor, and have a stunning view of the tropical gardens. 5-Trident Luxury Space Suites are the most luxurious of the available accommodation. They come with private terraces (bedecked with teak furniture) from which you can jump straight into the ocean and an amazing view of the lagoon. You access the suites via a pontoon bridge.
All bungalows in Club Med Kani are equipped with modern amenities – air-conditioning, CD / MP3 player, hair dryer, ironing kit, mini-bar, small refrigerator, safe deposit box, telephone, TV set, bathrobes, beach towels, slippers, board games, and luxurious toiletries (including massage oils). Your luggage will be delivered directly to your room, and you can also request dry cleaning and turndown services.
If you want superb luxury in tranquil settings, search no longer. Club Med Kani is just what you need. watch video below
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