Are you looking for a romantic getaway spot in the Maldives, then Vilamendhoo might be the best place out there for you. It is a private Island resort situated in the South Ari atoll. Vilamendhoo is also an award-winning resort known for their world-class hospitality and the local experiences they provide. The resort is also famous for its house reefs and the effort they take to preserve the marine ecology. The Island is surrounded by lush greenery and sandy beaches that promises to nurture your mind and body in their Duniye Spa. With 194 luxurious villas that enable travellers to enjoy an amazing view, Vilamendhoo is known to give you the vacation that you have always wanted.
Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa Overview
- Area : 0.11 km2
- Max length: 900 m
- Max length: 900 m
- Administrative atoll: Alif Dhaal Atoll
- Distance to Malé: 88 km
- Check-in : 12:00 PM
- Check-out : 12:00 PM
- Resort Location: South Ari Atoll
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour security
- Contactless check-in/out
- Currency exchange
- Daily housekeeping
- Designated smoking area
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Laundry service
- Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
- Wi-Fi in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- Pool (kids)
Dining at Vilamendhoo
Vilamendhoo has a great set of restaurants and bars that serve fresh seafood and popular cocktails in a relaxed setting. It has both Buffet and A La Carte restaurants. The Funama Buffet Restaurant is a family-friendly, open-aired restaurant with sandy floors with outdoor seating and Overwater decks. Then there is the Ahima Buffet restaurant that reflects a modern look at Maldivian traditional architecture and also caters only to Adults.
The A La Carte restaurants in Vilamendhoo enable travellers to explore uniquely crafted menus for an exceptional culinary experience. The overwater ambience of Asian Wok restaurant, specialises in Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki, whereas Hot Rock takes the travellers on a gastronomic journey, where you become the chef, and prepare your meal on hot, volcanic rocks.
Vilamendhoo also has four Bars – Sunset, Baashi, Asian Wok and Bonthi Bars, situated near the pool (Sunset bar and Baashi bar) and the Asian wok bar situated over water and Bonthi Bar above the deck. The bars in Vilamendhoo are considered to be the perfect spot for you to relax at any time of day, as you enjoy the scenic sights around you.
Things to do
You can experience the thrill of water by indulging in these water sports activities like Snorkelling and scuba diving that allow you to witness the stunning natural reefs. It also offers activities such as jet-skiing, wakeboarding, banana ride and allows you to enjoy the rush of being out at the sea. Vilamendhoo also offers land sports such as volleyball, badminton, Pétanque, football, tennis and mini putting green which you can play with your friends and loved ones during your vacation.
The Island also promises to calm the mind and body of the travellers through the spa with their highly qualified professionals who are quite versed in traditional and modern therapies from around the world.
Types of Villas
Vilamendhoos Rooms are inspired by Maldivian architecture, which is designed to give all its travellers a space to recharge. The rooms are divided between 23 Garden Rooms, 111 Beach Villas, 30 Jacuzzi Beach Villas and 30 Water Villas. Every room has a king-sized bed, air-conditioning, a fully stocked minibar, open-air bathroom with modern amenities, cable TV, DVD/CD player and a personal safe that makes you feel home away from home.
- Garden Rooms
- Adjoining Beach Villas
- Standalone Beach Villas
- Jacuzzi Beach Villas
- Jacuzzi Water Villas
Vilamendhoo Island is known for following the covid protocols and giving you a safe trip out there with your loved one and you can definitely expect the resort to follow these
- All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
- Face masks required for all the guests in public areas
- Face masks required for all their staff in public areas
- Floors marked for social distancing
- Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
- Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
- Staff required to regularly wash hands
- Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
- Contactless check-in
- Contactless check-out
- On-site COVID testing available
- Licensed healthcare professional available 24/7
- All employees are fully vaccinated
Vilamendhoo offers seaplane transfers from Male International Airport and it is a 25-minute seaplane ride that travellers can take which will be arranged on the basis of your International flight timings. What can be best than a trip which allows you to enjoy a great time with your loved ones without any compromise on safety, Vilamendhoo assures you have such a trip out there in the Maldives.