Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives
Travel Blogs from South Male Atoll
... then the $2100 for parking the clerk wanted first then reduced it to $ 1050 .... still this is not correct I explained to him that I should not be penalized for having wait 5 day's for the Fuel being delivered which should have been here in the first place according the Information I received from Operations when asked about it 14 days ago.... Will have to take this to an higher Office because the clerk just does his Job........ or let the CC company deal with ...
... Shifaz picked us up when we were ready and took us over to the private beach (the same one where they had the manager's cocktail reception) for our Thanksgiving dinner. They set up a table surrounded by tons of lanterns and we had a spectacular dinner. The chef cooked the food at a BBQ set up not far from our table, so everything was fresh off the grill. We started with a spicy Maldivian salad with tuna followed by coconut ceviche with local job fish. The main course ...
... on the islands is fresh (apart from fish!!) as the islands really can't sustain themselves. All meat is shipped in from elsewhere, apparently mainly India and Sri Lanka. The majority of other goods are also shipped in although some, such as bottled water, are produced in Male.
We finally boarded the ferry to Maafushi and the local couple next to us told us they they had just had their baby at the Male hospital, she was 3 days old and now they were taking here ...
... although there are only six Jews left in Cochin.
The second Temple we visited was dating back to the 1400's and was the temple for the "white Jews" from Portugal and Spain escaping the inquisition. The two groups did not get along as they were all merchants, competing for the same business. Seeing this history really makes we want to read more history books, something I have never been keen on. In the 1970's, the last of the Cochin Jews made Aliyah ...
Well we didn’t get a band, but we did get an interesting
dinner. A ‘seafood special’ in which they measure out the food in 100 gram
portions and charge you in dollars (plus tax and service). We went for
cuttlefish, prawns and fish kebabs. Very nice too, and eating outdoors is
always fun. This had been preceded by a cocktail and was accompanied by white
wine, with the result that I fell asleep when we finally ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet