Surf Music in Paradise - Pete Murray at Kandooma

From US$1,809

for 7 nights

IDEAL FOR

Couples or Honeymooners
Learn to Surf
Surf and Yoga
Longboarders

The Perfection Pass Holders
Intermediate Waves
Family Surf Holidays

Surf Skill

Beginner - Pro

Star Rating

Luxury Surf Trip

Price Range

US$258 - US$258 per night

Season

June

Board Type

Shortboarders, Longboarders, SUP

AVERAGE REVIEW RATING
(2 REVIEWS)

Summary
Surf Music In Paradise makes battling the festival crowds a thing of the past! This is a very special invitation to share a couple of intimate once in a lifetime shows with a small band of like-minded fans on a luxury island with great surf.
 
Pete Murray is an Australian singer and songwriter whose first 3 full-length albums reached #1 on the Australian music charts. He's been nominated several times at the ARIAs, and has had numerous singles feature heavily in the top-40 in Australia.
Quick Facts
    • June 10 -17, 2018 
    • Pete Murray playing all his favourite songs
    • 2 exclusive, intimate 90 minute sunset gigs
    • Greatest hits set list from all 6 studio albums
    • Exclusive access to Kandooma Right out front
    • The Perfect Wave surf and yoga instructors
    • 4 restaurants and cafes to choose from
    • 2 daily surf transfers to a variety of breaks nearby
    • Full spa
 
Surf Music In Paradise. Featuring Pete Murray at Kandooma Resort, the Maldives: June 10 -17, 2018.
 
Pete Murray played at Surf Music In Paradise at Kandooma in June 2016, and was blown away by the setup, the surf and the cool, relaxing vibe at the resort so much, that he said then: I can’t wait to come back!
 
Pete wanted to return in 2017, but was busy recording his sixth studio album Camacho, which was released earlier this year. Pete said, “This year and early next, I am extremely busy playing so many sold out shows touring my new album Camacho. I am so excited about returning to Kandooma, to do some surfing, diving and play some intimate 90 minute greatest hits shows to my fans in the most idyllic setting you could ever imagine.”
 
PM is amped to be able to combine his dual loves of surfing and music in the tropics with his family, and is looking forward to some chilled downtime and the special sunset gigs.
 
Kandooma Resort in the Maldives is a such a great venue. We can’t think of anywhere better to escape the winter cold.
 
If you surf, you can surf the beautiful right hander straight out the front, or take a dhonni to a bunch of other nearby breaks. If you are all surfed out, or don’t surf at all, there is plenty more to see and do. You can go snorkeling, scuba diving, practice some yoga with our qualified teachers, eat world class food while hanging out at one of the many slick poolside bars.
 
PM is used to playing quite large venues, so to be able to watch him with 100 or so genuine fans at the Sunset Bar, Kandooma Resort, the Maldives will truly be a once in a lifetime experience.
 
This event will inspire a very special surf trip - one that promises both uncrowded, fun waves - as well as luxury, style, socializing with like-minded people and, of course, two oh-so-special 90 minute sunset gigs.
 
We are capping numbers for both these gigs, to ensure they are intimate, and a real value for money lifetime experience.
 
Surf numbers will also be capped!
 
You will be able to get merchandise signed by Pete, and he will also pose with you for a memento photo and you may even share one of the lineups with PM.
 
It's only a 45 minute speedboat ride from the Male airport to Kandooma. It has beautiful white sandy beaches around a third of the island for those with kids who love to play in beach sand; or those prefer working on their tans on the beach rather than on the sun lounges around the pool.
 
If you book Pete Murray's Surf Music In Paradise before October 15, 2017, you will save serious money and absolutely guarantee your place at a super special gig well before we sell out!
Accommodation

Kandooma resort offers 160 villas with a choice of: Garden Villa, Beach View Villa, Beach House, Family Beach House and Overwater Villa. The design is based on cool clean lines and white washed timber floors (perfect for bare feet). Picture windows mean that the great blue outside is with you throughout the villa.

 

Beach View Villa - The semi-detached beach villas are 36 square metres for twin or double share. They include summer duvets and massive bath towels, flat screen televisions, a place to plug in your mp3/iPod, indoor out-door showers and wifi broadband.

 

Beach House - The Beach House (formally known as the Duplex Villa) offers the luxury 72 square metres of space on two levels. Bedrooms are on the first floor level and enjoy views of the sea. The living area on ground level  is furnished with designer seating laid out on a carpet of fine white sand.

 

Family Beach House - Ideal for families as offers two bedrooms. These large accommodations are the size of two beach houses together. The two bedrooms are upstairs with living and dining below.

 

Water Villas - 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.

 

Internet connection

They offer complimentary WiFi internet service to all guests and it's available in all guests rooms & reception area.

 

Facilities

  • 80m free-flow swimming pool.
  • Swimming pool with Jacuzzi.
  • Kiddies pool.
  • Internet lounge.
  • Free wireless internet.
  • Library.
  • Retail shop.
  • In-house doctor.
  • Foreign exchange.
  • Mailing and fax services.
  • Flight reconfirmation.
  • Safe at reception.
  • Sun loungers for pool area and beach front.
  • Spa and Wellness. Laundry & pressing service.
  • A fleet of boats for transfers and recreational activities.
  • Internationally accredited PADI dive centre.
  • Kids club. 

 

Dining

The aim in the restaurants and bars of Kandooma is to offer “quality through integrity of ingredients.” Orange juice in the morning is freshly squeezed; coffee (even in the rooms) is freshly ground; tea is loose leaf; and bread and ice cream is home made. They offer choice in price as well as in menus.

 

Kandooma Café


Breakfast (6.30am to 10.30am) - Fresh juice, pressed coffee, an international selection of breakfast items and attendant chefs ready to receive instructions on how you prefer your eggs.

 

Dinner (6.00 pm to 11.00 pm) -  A banquet of travel inspired Mediterranean dishes spiced with flavours of Asia is supplemented by chefs busily working tandoori ovens, teppan grills and rottiseurs.  

 

Poolside Lunch (10.00am to 11.00pm) - Order from a menu of fresh salads, sandwiches, wood-fired pizza or pick up a choice cut of eye fillet or lamb  loin you can grill yourself under the shade of the coconut grove.

 

The Kitchen (18.30 pm to 11.30 pm) -. The flavour is Thai – Mediterranean with a good representation of seafood. About 15 paces away is the wine room where a choice of 250 wines will see that some indecision will be encountered in selecting a preferred label. Diners can choose to sit in elegant comfort looking out over Kandooma channel; out on the beach with your feet in the sand; or reserve a seat at the chef’s table – and engage the chefs in conversation as they prepare meals

 

The Deck (5.00 pm to 10.00 pm) - A bohemian expanse of teak planking covering the rooftop of The Kitchen liberally sprinkled with low tables, startlingly blue cushions, bean bags and monolithic granite planters of greenery. It is the ideal place to worship a sunset and the Mojitos of our resident mixologist. After sundown the area is lit entirely by Moroccan lanterns and the stars. Ideal to continue with cocktails and graze on the tapas menu.

 

Bokkuraa Coffee Club (6.30am to 11.00pm) - Boutique coffees and teas are available along with a daily supply of pastries and homemade ice creams by the coupe or cone.

 

Take Out and Delivery (24 hours) - Whether you’re returning from a mammoth surf session or a hectic four-dive day, the only thing you might want to do is flop on the lounger and get a pizza in the comfort of your Kandooma home. Muster up enough energy to drag out the compendium and look up what is available. You have a choice of ordering from a list of simple but utterly tempting bites. You will have a choice of picking it up at the agreed time or having it delivered for a one off price. Plates and cutlery are all in your room. They use reusable containers whenever possible but where disposable is unavoidable they use biodegradable food containers. Three different menu styles serve three different times from breakfast, all day and night owl.

 

Kids Club

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!

 

It is open from about 9am to 5.30pm and you can sign in kids aged 4+ for free, for as long as you want. If they are under 4 years old, then you have to pay a babysitting charge of about US$15 per hour. They have indoor and outdoor toys for the kids; painting, craft and kids movies etc and the staff are fantastic and will do face painting or play with them in the sand. They also have a small plastic climbing frame for the kids to play on which is just outside the door, as well as an air-conditioned room upstairs with game consoles for the older kids and there is a table tennis table as well. 

 

If you want babysitters at night, then they will come to your villa and it’s about US$15 per hour.

 
Surf & Other Activities

Surf Music in Paradise

Up close and personal with Pete Murray. These will be intimate, private musical performances for the lucky group to share in this exclusive event. 

 

Surfing

Kandooma offers a restricted maximum number of surfers of 50 on the island. Surfing Kandooma Right and the surf transfers is only for Perfect Wave guests. There are no exceptions.


To surf at Kandooma you MUST book a complete surf and accommodation package through The Perfect Wave


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 hander’s in The Maldives uncrowded every day.  You only have to walk 30 meters from your villa to the paddle out point, or literally lie in bed and watch the waves peel down the point.

 

The Perfect Wave have been running the surf program at Kandooma Resort now for 4 years and we have an experienced resident surf guides and a surf instructor on the island from to look after all surfer guests on the Island. The breaks around Kandooma Resort have something for everyone from beginners that want to move to an intermediate level to experienced surfers wanting fast barrels and rippable walls.

 

The surf program at Kandooma offers qualified instructors and can give basic tuition for beginners that have been surfing for a while, but want to imrove. Full-Day Surf Transfers are a 3-hr trip twice daily to any South Male Atolls breaks, with departure times at approximately 9.30am and 2.30pm. Surf Breaks visited are Riptides, Foxeys, Twin Peaks, Quarters, Tucky Joes, Last Stop and Kates.

 

The Perfect Wave Surf Experience Centre  now stocks anything and everything you need on your surf holiday. You can purchase or hire new and used surf boards, surf hardware, board shorts, reef boots and surf hats, so you are covered if you forget anything. We have a variety of boards for hire, including SUP’s, long boards, small wave fish, and softboards for learn to surf lessons.

 

North Male Day Trips - If the swell is pumping up in North Male, it isn’t hard to get a group together that want to go. The guys bring their partners along and it is a full day out chasing waves, lots of fun. The surf guide will let you know when it is best to go and will organise the day trip with lunch included and beers on the way home. These trips however are subject to weather conditions and numbers required to run the trip. The surf guide will advise when and if the trip is possible.

 

Spa

The idyllic setting at the COMO Shambhala Spa at Kandooma sets the scene of serenity and calm and is the perfect getaway from all the pressures and demands of today's modern world.  The spa experience at Kandooma is all about energizing in a natural environment with its wide range of therapeutic massages and spa treatments in five treatment rooms with breathtaking oceanic views.

 

Kids Club

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!

 

It is open from about 9am to 5.30pm and you can sign in kids aged 4+ for free, for as long as you want. If they are under 4 years old, then you have to pay a babysitting charge of about US$15 per hour. They have indoor and outdoor toys for the kids; painting, craft and kids movies etc and the staff are fantastic and will do face painting or play with them in the sand. They also have a small plastic climbing frame for the kids to play on which is just outside the door, as well as an air-conditioned room upstairs with game consoles for the older kids and there is a table tennis table as well. 

 

If you want babysitters at night, then they will come to your villa and it’s about US$15 per hour.

 

Yoga classes


The time for a well balanced combination of yoga practice and vacation is here.  This vinyasa-style yoga class will weave together the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of your vacation to transcend you into complete wellness and relaxation!

 

Single class: US$35 | Pack of 5 classes: US$155| Pack of 10 classes: US$245.

 

 

Surf Lesson / Rentals Packages & Prices

Half Day

US$40

Full Day

US$60

Weekly

US$200 - extra days US$40 per day

Repairs

Repair and/or replace costs apply if damaged.

 

Surf Lessons

 

Activities

  • Surf rental.
  • Guided kayak surfari.
  • Aqua surfari.
  • Catamaran lessons & rental.
  • Windsurfing lessons & rental.
  • Daily snorkeling trips & lessons.
  • Big game fishing.
  • Night fishing.
  • Campfire tales.
  • Visits to local islands.
  • Picnic island trips.
  • Castaway picnic.
  • Nature walks.
  • Guided stargazing.
  • Bicycle Polo.
  • Twilight regattas.
  • Marine biology lessons.
  • Hermit crab sanctuary visits.
  • Underwater hockey.
  • Classic movies.
  • B Futsal.
  • Beach cricket.
  • Diving.
  • each volleyball.
  • Football.
  • Pétanque.
  • Beach croquet.

 

The Dive Centre


The Dive Centre is comprehensively equipped to meet the needs of advanceddivers but also suitable and thoughtfully set up for absolute beginners. 

 

  • Bubblemaker - for children 8-10 years to experience scuba diving in pool-like conditions.
  • Discover Scuba Diving - the first encounter with the wonders of marine life!
  •  ‘Dive Now Referral Form’ with PADI - which allows you to begin your dive adventure back home and complete the course with us.
  • PADI Scuba Diver - with 3 training dives in the lagoon, 2 boat dives to maximum 12 meters & 3 theory modules with advancement for a full certification.
  • Open Water Dive - 5 training in the lagoon, 4 boat dives and 5 theory modules.
  • Advanced Open Water Dive - an ideal hands-on experience in different areas of diving such as Night, Deep Drift, Fish ID, Wreck, Navigation and many more.
  • Specialty Courses - Enriched air Nitrox, Digital UW Photography, UW Naturalist, Rescue Diver, Emergency First Response. 
Inclusions
  • Return speedboat transfers to/from Male Airport and resort (40 minutes each way)
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Selected Accommodation for seven nights on a double / twin share basis with one king or two king single beds
  • Buffet Breakfast daily at Kandooma Café
  • Loose leaf tea, fresh ground coffee, and bottled water in your room
  • Free use of snorkelling gear
  • Complimentary snorkelling trip
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet service to all guests available in all guest rooms & reception area
  • Two 90 minute intimate gigs at sunset with Australian singer/songwriter Pete Murray
  • Service charge, Maldives 12% (2018) GST and Green Tax
  • Gift bag, poster for signing and wristband
  • Package prices do not include lunch & dinner, but can be added
  • Passes for the Kandooma Surf program can be added 

 

Additional costs: 

  • Return airfares and taxes
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Package prices do not include lunch & dinner, but can be added
  • Extra persons in room
  • Passes for the Kandooma Surf program 

 

*If your surf trip involves a Maldives domestic flight: The Perfect Wave cannot be held responsible for your surfboards arriving late (on the next domestic flight). If this happens, it’s due to weight restrictions on Maldivian domestic flights, which is out of our control.

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Availability
10 Jun 2018 17 Jun 2018 7 nights 50 US$1,809

Beach View Villa: EARLY BIRD DEAL

  • The above pricing is an EARLY BIRD DEAL that expires on 15 October 2017. 
  • Prices above are per person prices based on Beach View Villa accommodation
  • Please click "Enquire Here" or "On Special" to email us or call us to speak with one of our friendly surf travel specialists.

 

Accommodation Options:

These prices go up once the Early Bird Deal at Kandooma expires on 15 Oct 2017

  • Beach View Villa: AU$2,319 per person for the week
  • Beach House: AU$2,610 per person for the week
  • Overwater Villa: AU$3,686 per person for the week 


INCLUSIONS

  • Return speedboat transfers to/from Male Airport and resort (40 minutes each way)
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Selected accommodation for seven nights on a double / twin share basis with one king or two king single beds
  • Buffet Breakfast daily at Kandooma Café
  • Loose leaf tea, fresh ground coffee, and bottled water in your room
  • Free use of snorkelling gear
  • Complimentary snorkelling trip
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet service to all guests available in all guest rooms & reception area
  • Two 90 minute intimate gigs at sunset with Australian singer and songwriter Pete Murray
  • Service charge, Maldives 12% (2018) GST and Green Tax
  • Gift bag, poster for signing and wristband
  • Package prices do not include lunch & dinner, but can be added
  • Passes for the Kandooma Surf program can be added 

 

Additional costs: 

  • Return airfares and taxes
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Package prices do not include lunch & dinner, but can be added
  • Extra persons in room
  • Passes for the Kandooma surf program

Disclaimer - This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Wave Travel Co. The Perfect Wave acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, land based accommodation and boat charter operators. The Perfect Waves obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Wave has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.

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Testimonials

Joann Condon ,June 2016

We just spent the most memorable 8 nights on Kandooma in The Maldives with The Perfect Wave. When you combine an intimate group of people, all with similar interest in surf and music, with one of the most remarkable venues on the planet and one of the most amazing musicians of our time, you have the Perfect Mix.

We're definitely Perfect Wave converts and will definitely be back!

Lisa Cummins , June 2016

Pete Murray & Matty Smith were incredible.  The shows were laid back, relaxed, personal & heaps of fun.  It was an amazing opportunity and an awesome holiday!  Thanks for the experience!!