Vakkaru Maldives

5* out of 5 stars

A half-moon of water villas extends into a turquoise lagoon from the white-sand beach. A spa, fashion boutique, and tempting dining venues with names like Onu and Vakku are tucked away amid lush green tropical flora. So far so Maldives? Think again. This new island hideaway reimagines Maldives holidays with eco-conscious additions like an organic farm shop, and innovative venues like the it-crowd favourite lagoon bar, suspended above the waves. Barefoot elegance, sensory serenity, understated luxury… however you choose to package it, Vakkaru Maldives is a totally immersive escape, defined by curated experiences and the natural island beauty of the Baa Atoll by which it is surrounded. There's something for everyone at this castaway retreat; foodies will love the fact a la carte dining incurs no supplement or restrictions, while little islanders can play and learn at the excellent kids' club. 

Diving & Watersports at Vakkaru Maldives

Dive into a world of underwater adventure at Vakkaru’s Splash Centre; your diving, touring and watersports specialists. Dives, boat fees, equipment rental, refresher courses and private guides are available for proficient scuba enthusiasts. And novices can cause a splash too with nitrox courses and beginner PADI courses. Vakkaru Maldives’ offshore reef teams with marine life; plankton blooms from May to November, which attracts the majestic manta rays and whale sharks. Turtle snorkels, Coral Garden snorkel trips, Dolphin Quest and traditional Maldivian sunset fishing can be chartered via dhuni boat too. And the list continues: sign up for night snorkels, big game or sunset fishing, island hopping, waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetski, parasailing, kayaking, stand up paddle and more, all courtesy of the comprehensive activities on offer at Splash by Vakkaru Maldives.

The Spa at Vakkaru Maldives

Action and adventure are easy to find at this sporty resort. But holidaymakers whose idea of escape is more akin to fly and flop won’t be disappointed. Hit the beach or poolside areas and stretch out with your book in the sub-tropical sun. Or step up the relaxation and retreat to Merana Spa. Ancient rituals, natural remedies and signature massages all help to rekindle your inner glow at this temple of mind, body and soul. The full treatment menu comprises everything from volcanic stone and bamboo cleanses to Thai and Swedish massages. Highly recommended for an enriching way to recharge the batteries and put thoughts of rush hours and school runs to the back of your mind.

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Accommodation

Over Water Villa

The ultimate romantic hideaway set over the turquoise lagoon, the Over Water Villas are elegantly designed with a touch of Maldivian rustic charms. Slip into the lagoon in total privacy from your own terrace or unwind in the overwater hammocks while appreciating the wonder of the aquatic surroundings. Indulge in an understated elegant interior featuring an ocean-facing king bed, a day bed as well as a spacious bathroom with a bathtub, his and hers double basin vanity, direct access to overwater deck and outdoor shower.

Beach Pool Villa

An intimate hideaway amidst the island’s tropical setting, Beach Pool Villa is designed with an understated contemporary interior that blends with the surrounding nature. Unwind in the outdoor living area and take a dip in the plunge pool, before stepping into the powdersoft
sand and turquoise lagoon. Find pure comfort and extra space within, as the master bedroom connects to a separate relaxation or reading area and a walk-in wardrobe. For an indulging bath experience, full bathroom with bathtub has direct access to an outdoor shower in the rear garden and a private beachfront pool through the sliding glass door.

Over Water Pool Villa

A tranquil sanctuary stilts above the emerald waters, the Over Water Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Over Water Villas enhanced with a spacious deck with a day bed, sun loungers and a private infinity pool. The master bedroom offers exceptional comfort with ocean-facing king bed and a day bed, connected to a separate relaxation area and walkin wardrobe. A dream bathroom features an elegant bathtub overlooking the lagoon and direct access to the outdoor shower.

Beach Family Pool Villa

An intimate hideaway amidst the island’s tropical setting designed for families looking for an ultimate island getaway. The villa features the same contemporary understated elegant characteristic with outdoor living area, a spacious master bedroom that connects to a separate sleeping area with two daybeds. Soak up the sun in the pool or under the swaying coconut trees before stepping into the powder-soft sand and turquoise waters. For a luxurious bath experience, full bathroom with bathtub has direct access to an outdoor shower in the rear garden and a private beachfront pool.

Over Water Family Pool Villa

Picture perfect accommodation for families wanting to share the unique experience of staying above the emerald waters. The Over Water Family Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Over Water Villas, yet enhanced with a separate sleeping area for two children and a day bed in the main bedroom. While the interior interconnecting door and additional bathroom in the parents’ bedroom area add more privacy and comfort for a family with up to three children under 12 years. Indulge in the spacious overwater deck with a daybed, sun loungers and a private infinity pool. A dream bathroom features an elegant bathtub overlooking the lagoon and direct access to the outdoor shower.

One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence

An elegant sanctuary designed for an exclusive island getaway, One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence offers a 35 sqm private pool in the rear garden. This private space is equipped with sundeck and outdoor shower, perfect for guests seeking total privacy amidst tropical nature. In addition to all the features and amenities of the villas, our one-bedroom residences offer a separate living room equipped with a pantry kitchen and restroom. The spacious living room leads to the patio overlooking the beach and turquoise lagoon. For a truly island-vibe, the bedroom opens up to an outdoor seating area where you can gaze at the beach and garden. It also connects to an elegant bathroom where you can step into the pool and rear garden in pure tranquillity.

One Bedroom Deluxe Beach Pool Residence

The serene space of our Beach Villas has been enhanced even further in the One Bedroom Deluxe Beach Pool Residence, which has a separate living room and 32 sqm beachfront pool. In addition to all the features and amenities of the villas, our one-bedroom residences offer a separate living room equipped with a pantry kitchen and restroom. The spacious living room leads to the outdoor living area overlooking the beach and turquoise lagoon. The bedroom opens up to an outdoor seating area and connects to an elegant bathroom with sliding glass door that allows you to plunge into the swimming pool directly.

One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence

One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence - Indulge in all the pared-back luxury of living above the water. One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence offers some luxurious addition from a 50sqm infinity pool with a glass wall at the end, separate living room to a walk-in wardrobe, all facing the azure waters of the lagoon. In addition to all the features and amenities of the villas, our one-bedroom residences offer a separate living room equipped with a pantry kitchen and restroom. The spacious living area leads to the outdoor seating area with a seethrough glass floor. The bedroom opens up to an outdoor seating area and connects to an elegant walk-in wardrobe and bathroom with sliding glass door that leads you directly to the infinity pool.

Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence

The biggest residence on the island surrounded by lush tropical foliage, the Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence designed with a wonderful sense of seclusion outdoors and a sociable space within. Boasting two connecting bedrooms, a 24sqm private pool and shared outdoor living area, this residence is perfect for families or two couples looking for an exclusive island retreat. The interior interconnecting door connects the king-bedded room and twin-bedded room, both host its own en-suite bathroom and wardrobe as well as an outdoor shower in the rear garden. For an ultimate beach getaway, take in the sea breeze in the outdoor living area with daybeds and sun loungers, before plunging into the pool or stepping onto the powder-soft sand beach.

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool

Beach Villa with Pluge Pool - Nestled between swaying coconut trees and lush foliage, Beach Villa With Plunge Pool is a haven for couples who want to step straight off the deck and plunge into the whirlpool or feel the soft white sand between their toes. Take in the sea breeze from the outdoor living area or sun loungers while appreciating the tropical surroundings. A compact yet elegantly designed with contemporary interior style and Maldivian touch, the villa features a king bed and day bed, full indoor bathroom with bathtub and outdoor shower in the rear garden.

Facilities

  • Babysitting facilities
  • Butler Service
  • Dive sites
  • Early check-in & Late check-out
  • Family villas
  • Floating breakfasts available
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • House reef
  • Kids & Teens Club
  • PADI dive school
  • PCR centre on island
  • Pool Villas
  • Private Beach
  • Seaplane transfer
  • Spa
  • Villas with pool

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Food & Drink

Amaany

Tranquil, bright and airy space to start the day; to experience flavor, comforting and nourishing, confident and refined offering an interactive presentation of international cuisines and inspired dishes accented with local tastes and tropical tones. A stage of luxurious live cooking featuring the freshest produce presented proudly and innovatively, whether a wake-up breakfast or an inspired evening affair, a showcase focused on memorable and global trend, health and wellness, super foods and dietary preferences, enhanced with a la carte menu choices. The sunshine venue seasoned with taste, promising a sensation and inspirational dining.

Isoletta

Vibrant, inspired by the seaside, Italian fashioned with flair. A poolside piazza, relaxed and alive with style, serving contemporary classic lunch and dinner, complete with communal dining table, lounging space and 2 seaters a la Milano. Cool and hip, enjoy a fashioned experience and authentic charm, uncluttered sophistication and whimsical design.

Lagoon Bar

An ocean oasis to relax and revive from noon until late, a stylish venue above the crystal waters with open-air lounging space and the Indian Ocean breezes.

Onu

Asian Chic. Fresh, enthusiastic and committed to promoting South East Asian tastes, authentic and curated. Drawn from modern Vietnamese inspiration yet honoring the regions current and past influences. An elegant bamboo fashioned culinary theatre within a tropical plantation offering a dining experience inside and out, seasoned with tropical ambiance, idolising the finest from the organic farm. A designed space with showcase kitchen, counter dining, garden pavilions and lounge areas. Eastern philosophy balanced; crafted, opulent, graceful and auspicious.

Vakku

Voguish beach luxury grill hosting the best, simply grilled fare - island style. Decked out, open-air, lapping waves, a holistic gastronomic experience with open kitchen, alluring guests to savor their food from preparation to table service. Red-hot elegant signature venue to sip and savor timeless elegance and enjoy the finest selections and classics favoured. Bespoke sophistication, time to enjoy and luxurious destination bliss - a perfect combination.