Kani's Destination Guide
Set in a archipelago of the Maldives on the island of Kanifinholu, 20 km from the capital Male (transfer by boat: 30 min).
Immerse yourself in this dream Village, a veritable garden isle floating in the Indian ocean and explore the wonders of the hidden depths.
A Village just above the waterline, bordered by a white, sandy beach. An unforgettable destination and a perfect spot for those who love scuba diving. Indulge your passion of Kani...
The Republic of Maldives is a paradise of deep blue lagoons and chain islands. It is situated in the Indian ocean, a chain of 26 atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, made of 1,190 islands from which only 200 are inhabited.
Maldives stretches from North to South on 820 km, whereas the widest part is 120 km. You will discover lying islands as their maximum height is 8 feet above sea level and their maximum length is 4.5 miles!
The nation is made of 1% land and 99% sea, which make it a key destination for amazing scuba diving and great surfing. The underwater life is one of the wildest and richest. You will discover great coral reefs, incredible species and vegetation.
How To Get There
Set in the archipelago of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Sri Lanka – on the island of Kanifinholu and 20 kms from the capital, Male. The International Airport at Male has regular flights from major international cities.
Club Med Kani is set in the archipelago of the Maldives, on the island of Kanifinholu and 20km from the capital, Male (transfer by boat: 30 min).
The International Airport at Male has regular flights from major international airports
As there is no taxi boat service, advance transfer reservation is highly recommended
When To Go
Maldives have a tropical climate. The year is separated into 2 main seasons, determined by the monsoons. The hottest month is April, whereas the coolest is December.
The Northeast Monsoon season is characterized by sunny weather, clear skies, low humidity and amazing water clarity. As for the Southeast Monsoon season, visitors will encounter a wetter season, cloudy skies, occasional winds and higher humidity levels.
As Maldives are situated on the equatorial belt, you will very rarely encounter storms.
|High : Northeast Monsoon - December to April
||26 - 30 ºC
|7 days per month
|Low : Southwest Monsoon -
May to November
|27 - 30 ºC
|16 days per month
It is forbidden to bring alcohol and religious artifacts (except Islam) into the Maldives
Passport / Visa Requirements
All visitors must hold current passport valid for at least six months upon arrival in Maldives. Proof of onward passage and sufficient funds are required. All visitors are responsible for checking for any visa requirements which may be applicable according to their citizenship and country of residence.
Time Zone: 5 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+5 GMT)
Voltage Requirements: 230 volts, 50 Hz
Socket Type :
Maldivian Rufiyaa. You should arrive with US$ or Euros and change it after arrival as it is impossible to find this currency else where.
Note: All expenses incurred in Club Med Kani will be charged in local currency (Maldivian Rufiyaa). However, should you wish to settle all payment by credit card, the amount will be converted into USD as this is applicable to all credit card companies. As such, an official fixed rate authorised by the Maldivan Monetary Authority of MVR12.75 (subject to changes as per current rate) will be applied.
In Male: Maldives is a Muslim country, so please cover up (sleeved shirts and skirts below the knees or trousers for women and no shorts for men) should you decide to leave the Village on an excursion to a Mosque or religious festival.
In Village: European style
Things To Bring
Don’t forget to take your suntan lotion, shower gel, shampoo, tooth brush, tooth paste and mosquito repellent
||Victory Day, Republic Day
||12th day of Rabee Ul Awwal in the Islamic Calendar
||1st of Rabee UI Awwal, the 3rd month in the Islamic Calendar