Pam is the original, the pioneer, the trailblazer, and the 1990 World Surfing Champion. Pam and her husband, legendary surfboard shaper Mark Rabbidge, work together as surf coaches, providing tips and support in the water and out, so you can really improve. This June 20-27 2020 you’ll join Pam & Mark on a trip designed for you to develop your surfing in the user-friendly breaks of the Maldives. Located in the Maldives’ stunning South Male atoll, just a 45 minute boat ride from the capital Male, Kandooma Resorts is secluded enough to feel as though you’ve landed on a remote Island getaway. From the luxurious villas to the idyllic spa, Kandooma Maldives offers outstanding service and facilities, receiving consistently high reviews from our valued customers. Azure skies, golden sands, and sparkling turquoise waters make Kandooma Maldives the perfect spot for couples, honeymooners and families looking for an escape to paradise.
What we love
Access to the exclusive Kandooma Right plus nearby waves, Riptides, Foxy’s, TwinPeaks, Quarters, Tucky Joe’s, Last Stop and Kate’s
We believe there is no closer accommodation to take off zone in the world and you barely have to walk 30 meters from your villa to the paddle out poin
Manta rays, whale sharks, turtles and other rare species of marine life are commonly found among Kandooma Maldives’ home reefs
Range of accomodation all built around the edge of or on the water, providing more than enough paradise for guests to enjoy relaxed seclusion and privacy
Pricing & Packages
Beach View Villa
7 nights from USD $2890
June 20-27 2020. The semi-detached beach villas come with large windows that positively invite the outdoors inside. Whitewashed floor boards evoke a sense of fresh coolness, yet feel warm and textured to bare feet. They feature light summer duvets and massive bath towels, flat screen televisions, a place to plug in your mp3/iPod, indoor out-door showers and wifi broadband. The beach villas are 36 square metres in size. Packages are inclusive of accommodation, breakfast and return airport transfers for 2 adults.
7 nights from USD $3590
The sea-facing Beach House (formally known as the Duplex Villa) offers the luxury of space. Located at the water’s edge, the villas present a striking mix of natural elements and modern design. Bedrooms are on the first floor level and enjoy views of the sea. The living area underneath the bedroom is furnished with designer seating laid out on a carpet of fine white sand. The duplex villas are 72 square metres in size, with 36 square metres on each level. June 20-27 2020. All packages include 6 days of coaching from Pam & Mark and a 7 day surf pass, return airport transfers, accommodation and buffet breakfast daily.
7 nights from USD $6990
June 20-27 2020. Hovering above coral and marine life in the shallow clear waters, Water Villas offer the ultimate Maldives experience. Each Villa has a private sundeck with hammock that in high tide is partially submerged in crystal clear water. Expansive living space is complemented by a large open bathroom which offers a private outdoor shower and bathtub with views of the water. The Water Villas are 65sqm in size. All packages include 6 days of coaching from Pam & Mark and a 7 day surf pass, return airport transfers, accommodation and buffet breakfast daily.
Pam Burridge Coaching
The Pam Burridge Surf Coaching experience at Kandooma is specially for surfers who want to develop their surfing in a supportive group environment, riding the user friendly reef breaks of the Maldives. This trip is not for beginners or learning to surf. The coaching team includes Pam Burridge and Mark Rabbidge, one of Australia's most experienced surfboard shapers and surfers. All packages include 6 days of coaching from Pam & Mark and a 7 day surf pass, return airport transfers, accommodation and buffet breakfast daily.
Kandooma Island is blessed with white sands, azure skies, lush tropical greenery and clear turquoise waters. To complement this, Kandooma Resort has created services intended to satisfy, engage, entertain, inform, educate and luxuriate. With limited numbers at the resort, we can now guarantee that all surfers on Kandooma Island will be able to enjoy one of the best right handers in the Maldives uncrowded every day. We believe that there is no closer accommodation to take off zone in the world. You barely have to walk 30 meters from your villa to the paddle out point, and you literally lie in bed and watch the hollow and highly rippable waves peel down the point.
Enjoy a culinary journey at Kandooma! Eating and drinking experiences offer everything from sumptuous buffets served at the Cafe for breakfast, lunch and dinner; to the classy ͚a la carte͛ restaurant - ‘The Kitchen’ - offering fine beachfront dining. Wake up to fresh squeezed orange juice whilst lounging next to the amazing infinity pool flowing out on to the white sandy beach and turquoise lagoon beyond where the resident manta rays play for your snorkelling pleasure. The Sunset Bar offers the perfect sunset chill out session. You will be on sensory overload!
Kandooma Kids Club is for ages 4 - 12, and the coordinators develop numerous different activities to amuse the kids while you surf or relax. Children will learn, create, engage, and learn about the fish, flora & fauna around the island, mix cakes, fancy dress......there is no end to the adventures!
Kandooma Maldives boasts a long list of remarkable outdoor and water adventures, from picnic island trips, to aqua surfaris and windsurfing. Kandooma Maldives activities cater to everyone, be it the advanced diver, the extreme sport enthusiast or the family in need of some tranquil chill out time in the Maldives’ magical wilderness. Evening activities on offer may include live music, discos and local folklore. You can also enjoy tennis, football, table-tennis and darts, as well as just relaxing in the expansive resort pools.
Surf passes are included with the Pam Burridge Coaching Experience. Full-day surf transfers are a 3-hour trip twice daily to any South Male Atolls breaks, with departure times at approximately 9.30am and 2.30pm. Surf breaks visited are Riptides, Foxey’s, TwinPeaks, Quarters, Tucky Joe's, Last Stop and Kate’s. Additionally, the qualified surf instructors at Kandooma can give basic tuition for beginners that have been surfing for a while, but want to progress to the next level.