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Hotel overview

The small island of Vakarufalhi of South Ari Atoll accommodates a modern, comfortable resort. It is a heaven spot in the middle of the Indian Ocean, offering everything you need for an unforgettable and vibrant holiday in the Maldives. Vakarufalhi Maldives is a welcoming, ambient resort with excellent infrastructure. It provides modern beach and overwater villas, designed in the traditional Maldivian style. The resort restaurant serves a delightful variety of tastes. Duniye Spa center treatments will help you recover and revitalize. Diving and snorkeling are the island specialty. A stunning house reef presents exciting immersions into the world of marine inhabitants. The resort is an attractive place for couples and newlyweds who want to renew their vows at a fairytale Maldivian wedding ceremony. Vakarufalhi Maldives is the island of dreams, where you want to throw a coin to return faster.


Modern PADI certified diving center opened at Vakarufalhi, offers trainings by the experienced instructors, a wide range of excursions and a full diving course. All necessary gear is available for rent. The Vakarufalhi house reef has stunning underwater ledges and caves to explore. The center offers exciting guided boat trips and spectacular night snorkeling. Vakarufalhi diving center displays 35 amazing diving sites. All sites can be reached within 15 to 60 minutes by boat. Trips to Manta Point to meet beautiful manta rays are organized several times a week from December to March.

Water sports

The water sports center provides windsurfing experience, including qualified instructors’ guidance. You can go kayaking along the lagoon as well.

Duniye Spa

Duniye spa center efficient treatments will help you recharge the batteries, restore energy and inner harmony. The center offers innovative healing methods based on Asian and African traditions. It provides a variety of relaxing and therapeutic massages, spa rituals and facial care treatments. The center uses HealingEarth and Pure products.

Food and beverages

  • Ilaa Restaurant offers buffet meals with a wide selection of world cuisine emphasizing the Mediterranean and European trends and a great choice of cocktails.
  • Bar. Ihaa Bar is set on the terrace overlooking the lagoon and provides snacks and beverages, evening entertainment and live music.
  • Private dining. Organization of your private picnic with friends on a secluded beach or a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars is available on request.

Wedding ceremony

The resort organizes wedding ceremonies with fantastic decoration, cordial celebration and a romantic dinner on the beach. Several packages created by professional wedding coordinators are available. Every option to update your vows on a tropical island will be an unbeatable romantic memory.

Transfer: Vakarufalhi is situated 90 km from the Male International Airport. A 25-minute seaplane trip available during the daytime only from 6 am to 4 pm is followed by a 10-minute speedboat journey.

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  • 1 Bedroom: sleeping area is separated from living area with a door

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Returning Visit.

The staff are just the best, always a smile and a nice greeting. The island although small and quiet was just what we needed and we will return for our 3rd holiday. Well done to the management and...
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C pen0166 London, United Kingdom

Pre CV19 trip

Bit late posting this after travelling in March 2020. First visited Vakaru over 15 years ago when no water villas and very quiet. Then visited other islands over the years after Vakaru was no longer...
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C Tracey L Scunthorpe, United Kingdom


TO AVOID!! This island is wonderful for the sea, the vegetation and the kindness of the majority of the staff. BUT if your dream is to come in Maldives, my advice is to chose another island closer to...
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C Romain-L95470