NewsSeptember 22, 2020

Kandima Maldives Presents ‘365 Days in Paradise’ – the Ultimate Global Travel Contest

Kandima Maldives, with its ‘Bring it On!’ spirit, has launched the ultimate Global Travel Contest – ‘365 days in Paradise’– in association with Condé Nast Traveller (India & Middle East).

The lucky winner will be able to live their dream life for 1 year in the Maldives at the game changing Kandima lifestyle resort, and it all starts by just by uploading a photo!


Imagining a world with no limits, Kandima invites travel enthusiasts from all over the world to come and play and explore the endless possibilities of this once in a lifetime vacation experience!

In line with Kandima’s uplifting ‘Lifestyle Reimagined’ campaign, the grand prize promises 365 K’ sunrises, lip-smacking dining experiences, mesmerizing Maldivian sunsets, kilometres of sandy beaches with crystal clear waters,  oh-so-stylish selfies, refreshing snorkeling sessions, creative yoga and wellness workshops, soul stirring music beats or simply 365 relaxing beach walks.

This comes hot on the heels of the resort opening for guests from the first of September this year.

A 360° experience for 365 days

The contest is simple to enter – in just a few steps contestants will be eligible to win this year long dream vacation worth USD 150,000!  As part of this amazing prize the lucky winner will be able to bring along their companion and two children below 12 years of age to experience this once-in-a-lifetime journey at Kandima Maldives.

The winner will receive a full board stay at the gorgeous Kandima Sky Studio, complimentary unlimited round-trip domestic flight transfers to the resort, exclusive resort vouchers and loads of kool experiences to explore during their entire stay duration. The winner can choose to stay at Kandima Maldives for 365 days in one go or visit as many times as they want during the one-year validity period. #Justplay Terms & Conditions apply

How to Enter the Global Travel Contest:

Kandima Maldives is here to make life simple and fun! The global travel contest is no different. To enter, simply access the contest website at and upload a creatively shot, original photo of yourself enjoying one of the key Kandima Ingredients i.e. Nature, Sports & Wellness, Food, Adventure or Fun, and Yay!, you are ready to roll! Be sure to also post your entry on your social media and tag #KandimaMaldives #365DaysInParadise.

Entries close on 8th October 2020!

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The Top 15 shortlisted participants will enter the final round and submit a 1-minute innovatively imagined video on – ‘How do you imagine your 365 days at Kandima, Maldives’. This will be uploaded on the contest website and followed by public voting. Entries for final phase close on 20th October 2020.

The contest’s panel of judges will select and announce the lucky winner on 1st November 2020, on the website and the social media channels of Kandima Maldives and Condé Nast Traveller (India & Middle East). The winner can start to redeem their ‘365 days in Paradise’ holiday from as soon as 15th November onwards at the lush tropiKal playground of Kandima Maldives!

Neeraj Seth, Director of Marketing Communication & Public Relations, Kandima Maldives, said: “We are delighted to announce the experience redefining ‘365 Days in Paradise’ contest. For us at Kandima, it’s part of the spirit that not only ties back to our brand promise, but also emphasizes our goals to offer a spectrum of thoughtfully reimagined experiences to our guests. We are sure that with this once in a lifetime opportunity we will create a global marketing campaign to remember.”

Being a step ahead in addressing the new travel expectations, Kandima is where boredom simply does not exist, matching the customer’s expectations and helping them achieve their bucket list! Kandima Maldives welcomes guests to rediscover an inspiring active lifestyle. Kandima’s specially designed K’OnGuard programme closely manages all health, safety and service protocols, with a state-of-the-art Medical Clinic and international doctors to provide round the clock assistance on the island. The resort inspires guests to live life to the absolute fullest with all safety guidelines intact and no compromise on the fun elements. #MyKindOfPlace #LifestyleReimagined

Enter to win a holiday at this paradise