Indulge at Vakkaru Island Resort in the Maldives and experience heaven on earth. The resort is located on a secluded reef island, surrounded by turquoise water, endless breathtaking views, tranquility, white powder sand, 2,300 fully grown coconut trees and an unique marine biodiversity. Time stands still here but luxury and uniqueness is endless. Experience world-class service, many adventures and a one-of-a-kind stay in paradise.

Location

Why should I choose Vakkaru Island Resort?

The resort lies within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll and is a scenic 20-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport. From the moment you set foot at the island you do not need to worry about anything. The staff goes above and beyond to assist you, welcome you and to make sure that you are having the time of your life on your dream holiday.

Key Facts

  • best service, warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • wide variety of luxurious transfer options available
  • surrounded by dolphins, mantras, fish, sea turtles and sharks – enjoy a wide variety of an unique marine biodiversity

What is special?

  • choose from 113 luxury villas and suites, five restaurants and two bars
  • enjoy superb service from the transfer from the airport, to cleanliness, to the accommodation, the facilities and the design 
  • free bicycles to explore the island, but if you don’t feel like cycling or walking, your butler will always pick you up with the buggy

What do the guests say?

  • guests adore the special location, where you can disconnect from reality and have the time of your life
  • perfect place for honeymooners, families and friends
  • guests praise the service, the facilities and the wide range of activities

Accommodation

What kind of rooms are on offer? Are there water villas?

Choose from 113 luxury villas and suites to sleep in. There are villas which feature direct access to the beach or lagoon, over water villas with an over water terrace, overlooking the ocean. You can also choose from 15 one-of-a-kind suites at the beach or over water. The suites come with private infinity pools with splendid views over the ocean and the sunset.

Key Facts

  • choose between one to two bedroom villas as well as from a four bedroom overwater pool residence
  • the views from the water villas and beach villas are absolutely stunning
  • spacious, comfortable, modern and beautiful accommodation

What is special?

  • the butlers are available 24/7 and will arrange anything for you
  • spacious, modern and beautiful bathrooms with a big oval bath tub with impressive views
  • the water villas are very private, come with a hammock, outdoor shower and direct access to the sea

What do the guests say?

  • it doesn’t get more luxurious than this and guests loved every second of their stay
  • guests are impressed by the high technology and high-end interior. Every villa and suite comes with iPad technology which controls the air con, lights, curtains etc.
  • guests are mesmerized by the beauty of the nature and the resort

Pools & Spa

Where is the spa situated? What is the relaxation area like?

Endless views over the ocean at Merana Spa, with luxurious over water single and couple treatment rooms. Choose from a wide selection of treatments, from a hair and nail salon, to a spa boutique, outdoor wellness area with a warm whirlpool, cold plunge pool, sauna and steam room. Pampering treatments in a relaxing atmosphere awaits you.

Key Facts

  • highly attentive and skilled therapists 
  • treatments for rejuvenation, relaxation and overall mind, body and soul balance
  • exceptional views and service

What is special?

  • the gym is located at the ocean with floor-to-ceiling windows which will provide incredible views
  • need more privacy? Experience in-villa personalized spa treatments in your own villa
  • thanks to glass floors you can watch the fish swimming below you as you get a massage

What do the guests say?

  • guests call the Merana Spa a place to die for, ultimate relaxation and amazing treatments 
  • visiting the spa during your stay is an absolute must
  • guests adore the attention to detail that the therapists show

Culinary

From what kind of locations can I choose from? What is the food like?

Five different restaurants, two bars and a fantastic wine cellar await you. Experience a collection of delicious meals from Europe to Asia. Elegant open-air grill restaurants, private beach dinners, floating breakfasts in the pool and gorgeous beach settings which will blow you away.

Key Facts

  • the wine cellar is a true gem, hidden away in the centre of the island
  • perfect spot for honeymooners: romantic destination dining
  • staff is extremely relaxed, polite and welcoming – and especially towards children

What is special?

  • breakfast at Amanny is superb with sand beneath your feet
  • everything is beautiful presented and decorated
  • Lagoon Bar serves the most incredible fresh sushi

What do the guests say?

  • guests love the delicious food, world-class service and the relaxing atmosphere
  • health juice bar and dedicated barista coffee bar are incredible
  • most exquisite and special location to dine in the Maldives

Activities

What kind of activities are available in and around the resort?

Vakkaru Island offers any outdoor activity you can dream of. Parasailing, diving, snorkeling, yoga sessions, manta trips, water skiing, wakeboarding, kite surfing, private luxury boat rental and much more are available. Getting bored is not an option at Vakkaru Island Resort.

Key Facts

  • plenty of things to do, from adventure to tranquil experiences
  • tennis court, badminton court, football pitch, a games room, beach volleyball available
  • nicest staff to help and teach you all kinds of sports

What is special?

  • explore the ocean and snorkel with mantas or turtles on a guided trip
  • great kids club with superb activities for the little ones
  • explore nearby sandbanks with a kayak or a short swim

What do the guests say?

  • swimming with dolphins and mantras are memories guests will cherish forever
  • the staff will make sure that your dreams come true and will organise everything to the last tiny detail
  • guests love the extraordinary activities such as renting your own private luxury boat to explore the Indian Ocean