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Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Maldives

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  • Indulge in a tropical island paradise set among the warm clear waters of the Indian Ocean
  • Enjoy a range of extensive activities, from snorkelling to scuba diving
  • Break up your day at a choice of restaurants and bars serving delicious dishes

Relax on the sandy beach and take a dip in the sparkling sea. 

Experience luxury around every corner at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa. Located on the stunning South Ari Atoll, the island measures just 900 meters long by 250 meters wide and is surrounded by a spectacular house reef and the emerald Indian Ocean, abundant in wildlife.

Spend your days indulging at your beach villa, admiring the views in total tranquillity or enjoying some of the extensive activities there are on offer. Snorkel in the warm clear waters, catch a glimpse of the gigantic whale sharks or hop on a jet ski to explore the calm lagoon at a faster pace. Break up your adventure-filled days with a bit to eat and a delicious drink at one of the many restaurants and bars on the island. Watching the sun set over the sparkling waters while indulging in a delectable meal will take your breath away.

The accommodation provides the perfect space to relax after days filled with ocean adventures and there are plenty of deluxe rooms and villas to choose from, all offering a tropical feel with picturesque settings. This is the ultimate romantic getaway.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Ahima Buffet Restaurant

Ahima buffet restaurant’s design reflects a modern look at Maldivian traditional architecture. Ahima caters to adults only.

Open: 07:30 - 10 / 12:30 – 14:00 / 19:00 – 21:00 

Funama Buffet Restaurant

Embracing authentic Maldivian architecture, family-friendly Funama is open-aired with sandy floors. The restaurant is divided into two separate dining areas, with outdoor seating on the wooden, overwater deck.

Open: 07:30 - 10 / 12:30 – 14:00 / 19:00 – 21:00 

Asian Wok Restaurant & Bar

Offering breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, the Asian Wok is perched atop wooden stilts above the tropical lagoon. Enjoy an Asian culinary journey, with an emphasis on fresh seafood, including tiger prawns and local Maldivian tuna. Watch your dinner being crafted at the Japanese teppanyaki tables while listening to the soft ocean waves.

Open: 12:30 – 14:00 / 13:00 – 14:30 on Fridays (Lunch), 18:30 – 22:00 (Dinner)

Hot Rock

This adults-only restaurant features unique culinary flare with a distinct gastronomic journey; a must-visit during your stay at Vilamendhoo. Enjoy a variety of seafood, steak and chicken prepared by the chef and cooked by you on a heated magma rock. Hear the sizzle and breathe in the aroma on this exceptional food adventure.

Open: 19:00 – 21:30

Bonthi Bar

The family-friendly Bonthi Bar offers chic and comfortable over-water deck seating, perfect for evening celebrations. Enjoy classic cocktails, uniquely crafted tropical drinks and a 24-horu snack menu.

Open: 24 hours

Boash Bar

Indulge in refreshing drinks by the pool, an ideal place to spend the day with the family. Enjoy smoothies, cocktails and ice creams.

Open: 10:00 – 20:00

Sunset Bar

If you are aged 18 or over, Sunset Bar is an idyllic location to watch the golden sun set with a refreshing cocktail in hand.

Open: 10:00 – 00:00

Beach & Pools

Two Swimming Pools


Relax by one of the two sparkling freshwater swimming pools. The Boashi pool is available for all guests featuring a children’s paddling area and surrounded by a tropical garden. The adults-only Sunset Pool offers a more relaxing atmosphere, with panoramic ocean and beach views.

Beach


The Maldives is famous for its beauty, clear oceans and pristine white sand beaches. With a 1.5km stretch of white sands edged with azure waters, there’s no better place to relax and unwind or even try the local water sports.

For Families

Kids Entertainment

While this resort is the ideal romantic getaway for couples and honeymooners, families can also enjoy a stay at the beach garden villas. There is a kids’ playground on the island as well as a games room for the children to enjoy.

Spa & Wellness

Duniye Spa


Inspired by traditional and modern therapies from around the world, the award-winning Duniye Spa promises to calm your mind and inspire your soul. The therapist’s healing energy combines with techniques and organic products to create wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality.

Fitness Centre


This well-equipped gym is the ideal place to work up a sweat and a fun place to relax, with games such as snooker available to use.

Activities & Entertainment

Water Sports

This resort offers an abundance of exhilarating water sports including water skiing, jet skiing, or for a calmer adventure choose sea kayaking, windsurfing or a simple catamaran.

Land Sports

From badminton, snooker and table tennis to darts and football; the list of sport activities are endless. Younger guests can enjoy the children’s playground, while you head out onto the pleasant putting green to enjoy some time in the shade.

PADI Dive Centre

The 5-star PADI certified Dive Centre is perfect for those that want to explore the many wonders that the ocean has to offer. From novices to experienced divers, fantastic scuba diving experiences await in Vilamendhoo.

About the location
Situated in the South Ari Atoll, the island is 900 metres long by 250 metres wide, about 55 acres and surrounded by spectacular house reef a short swim away from the expansive sandy beach. The waters are a spectacular blue, and tows of palm trees stand along the stunning shoreline. Ease yourself into island life and relax in paradise.

Made up of more than 1,000 tropical islands throughout the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is the ideal destination for those wanting to completely get away from it all.
Transfer time
The seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport is a scenic 25-minute flight.
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Adjoining Beach Villa

Located on the lush northern side of the island, these villas offer the comfort and necessities for an escape filled with experiential memories. With 55 square metres of living space to relax in, the rooms feature tropical décor, a luxurious king-sized bed, fully stocked mini bar, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. They share a porch and entrance with another Adjoining Beach Villas, so are ideal for families.

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Garden Room

Nestled in the tropical gardens, these villas offer the comfort and necessities for an escape filled with experiential memories. With 55 square metres of living space to relax in, the rooms feature tropical décor, a luxurious king-sized bed, fully stocked mini bar, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Standalone Beach Villa

Located on the lush northern side of the island, these villas offer the comfort and necessities for an escape filled with experiential memories. With 55 square metres of living space to relax in, the rooms feature tropical décor, a luxurious king-sized bed, fully stocked mini bar, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. These comfortable villas also include a private porch, the perfect space for relaxation with your loved one.

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Jacuzzi Beach Villa

Experience beach living with the ocean at your doorstep and views of the sparkling turquoise lagoon at the 65 square metre Jacuzzi Beach Villas. The villas feature tropical décor, a luxurious king-sized bed, fully stocked mini bar, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Also included is a Jacuzzi, perfect for soaking in under the stars after your island adventures. The villas are exclusively for guests aged 18 and older.

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Jacuzzi Water Villa

Located over the lagoon, accessed by a private jetty, these spacious 85 square metre Jacuzzi Water Villas are crafted from wood and provide a natural carefree ambience. The villas feature tropical décor, a luxurious king-sized bed, fully stocked mini bar, flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Also included is a Jacuzzi on the private sundeck that leads to the sea, perfect for soaking in under the stars after your island adventures. The villas are exclusively for guests aged 18 and older.

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Blessed to be back at Vilamendhoo!
marcias750, Apples
Tripadvisor review Dec 02 2020
In this crazy and chaotic sanitary situation it was very pleasant to see that Vilamendhoo was reopening and since we had already been there twice, we didn???t hesitate to make all arrangements for a...
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When you are tired
arz_66, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Tripadvisor review Nov 27 2020
When you are tired of all that COVID hysteria, go here. Safe (have not seen before, that stuff at any easy time start to clean everything around), quiet place, where all stuff and nature will do a...
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