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Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

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Hotel overview

Shangri-La's Villingili Island Resort & Spa is a modern luxe resort located south of the equator on the Maldivian island of Villingili on Addu Atoll. This five-star hotel, situated among stunning nature, offers the finest service. This is a paradise for a secluded getaway from the hectic fuss. The island has emerald green jungle forest, still turquoise lagoon and breathtaking locations for diving and snorkeling.

You will be impressed by spacious luxurious villas on the seashore among tropical flora and breathtaking ocean views. The personnel of the elite spa will take care of your body and health. Island restaurant offers culinary masterpieces and unusual dining settings, such as a lunch at the equator aboard a private yacht or a romantic dinner in the jungle. Shangri-La's can arrange the celebration of a wedding ceremony for years to remember. There is the only golf course in the Maldives on the island, and perfect conditions for various water sports and different activities. The hotel is an ideal destination for young couples, families with children, and water sports enthusiasts.

Resort restaurants and bars

  • Dr. Ali's. This is an exclusive restaurant on the east coast of the resort. It offers dishes of the international cuisine and signature dishes of the chefs. The restaurant serves dinner.
  • Fashala is located at the northern tip of the island where you can enjoy a romantic evening with ocean views and skillfully prepared dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Javvu restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in the open air at the ocean shoreline.
  • Endheri Bar. This is a place for ultimate relaxation while sipping tropical drinks. The bar is situated next to the pool, the beach and water sports centre.
  • Manzaru is a beach bar with soothing music, cocktails and magnificent sunset views.
  • M-Lounge is perfect for a peaceful evening on a beachfront enjoying sunset views as well as wine and champagne.

Spa centre

CHI, the Spa offers an extensive spa menu and a selection of Asian massages and Indian Ayurvedic treatments. Spacious treatment villas, steam rooms and a separate yoga pavilion with ocean views. Pamper your body and soul with the wonderful moments of relaxation.

Diving and snorkeling

Addu Atoll is a secluded place in the Indian Ocean with a shoreline that is an ideal site for divers and snorkelers. Guests of Villingili Island can experience a fantastic tour among beautiful underwater world with abundance of marine inhabitants. Diving instructors give training sessions for beginners and experienced divers - Discovery Scuba Diving and Open Water Diver.

Water sports

Water sports centre at Shangri-La's Villingili offers the following types of water activities:

  • Catamaran sailing
  • Sailing
  • Banana rides
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Paddle board
  • Parasailing
  • Seabob
  • Surfing
  • Water ski and mono ski
  • Wake board and knee board
  • Windsurding
  • Jet ski

Excursions and leisure

Shangri-La's has a wide range of activities for guests. The exotic environment facilitates new discoveries and interesting adventures. You can choose among the following:

  • Dolphin cruising
  • Sunset yacht sailing
  • Gan island historical tour
  • Addu city tours by bicycle or by car
  • Glass bottom boat ride
  • Traditional Maldivian night fishing and big-game fishing
  • Meedhoo farms tour
  • Golf course
  • Gym
  • Steam rooms and saunas
  • Tennis court
  • Pools
  • Crocket

Children’s club

The resort has plenty of fun activities and games for children aged 4 to 12. Cool Zone club is the place where young guests can have a fun-filled holiday apart from their parents.

Golf in the Maldives

Shangri-La's Villingili Island Resort & Spa features a single one of its kind nine-hole golf course in the Maldives. It is designed for the enjoyment of seasoned golfers and beginners alike.

Weddings and events

Villingili island can truly amaze with memorable celebrations for two, whether it is a romantic proposal, a wedding ceremony or an anniversary. Resort experts will consider all of your preferences to create an event on the paradise island. You can also select the wedding package that best suits your needs and desires.

Transfer: Villingili island is located 405 kilometers away from Male International Airport. The flight from the capital is handled by domestic airlines to Gan International Airport. It takes 1 hour 10 minutes, followed by a 7-minute trip on a speedboat.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Incredible Experience

This is a magnificent resort. It is located on one of the most beautiful islands in The Maldives. The view across the lagoon is simply marvellous. I was mesmerized watching the scenery as I was...
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C VacationWolf San Francisco, California

Paradise on Earth..!!

I'm writing this review after an year of my visit. However I still remember every detail of one of my best holidays. We arrived at Gan island following our holiday in Sri Lanka. We were received by...
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C nkTravellingSoul Mumbai, India

Truely amazing !!!!!

Had always dreamed about going to the Maldives so for my 50th we did a 2 night stay in Singapore which was great and then to the Shangri-La for 6 nights in an over water villa !!! When we left Male...
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