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Package includes

All prices include return transfers and personal service
ROW2021 (Family benefits)+ROW2021 (JM)
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Hotel overview

Vakkaru Island lies within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll. A unique reef island is blessed with white sands, tropical greenery and luxurious resort. Vakkaru infrastructure was created according to the highest standards. Guests of all ages and characters will find exciting entertainments here. The resort includes 113 deluxe overwater and beach villas, an overwater spa center, an entertainment center, a kids’ club and a gym. There are five sensational restaurants, two bars and a wine cellar. The venue offers a superlative choice of water sports, diving, beach leisure and excursions. Vakkaru Maldives is an excellent choice for an unforgettable carefree getaway at the tropical islands.

Restaurants and bars

The resort venues offer a wide range of European and Asian cuisines, exquisite delicacies, a curated selection of wine in a wine cellar and a vast range of beverages.

  • Amaany is a distinguished beach restaurant. It serves breakfast and dinner in a tranquil airy environment offering a vast choice of international cuisine dishes.
  • Vakku is an open-air grill restaurant and offers grilled meat and seafood, abundant wine collection and sunset vistas. It is open for lunch and dinner.
  • Onu is a sophisticated Asian style restaurant offering traditional South-East Asia courses. The resort organic farm is located right by Onu.
  • Isoletta is an ambient Italian restaurant with extraordinary design. The Italian chef menu is offered for lunch and dinner.
  • Luxury Destination Dining is a possibility to enjoy a cozy dining experience with your family or a romantic dinner with your loved one at a remote sea bank. A vast menu event will be organized according to your personal preferences.
  • Cabana is a poolside lounge with stylish design, relaxed ambiance, cocktails, beverages and snacks all day long.
  • Lagoon Bar is a fashionable overwater lounge with breathtaking sunset views, exotic cocktails and Japanese delicacies.
  • Vakkaru Reserve is a wine cellar offering wine tasting with a sommelier. It has a communal dining table for 10, serving vintage and non-vintage wines and snacks.

Splash water sports and dive center

Diving. Splash entertainment center offers magnificent diving excursions at the house reef, Certified PADI instructors conduct courses on various diving techniques. All necessary equipment is ready for rent. Baa Atoll is famous as a place of outstanding Maldivian nature. Manta rays and whale sharks may be seen here from May to October.

Water sports are multiple at Vakkaru, including parasailing, water ski, wakeboarding, stand up paddleboard, kayaking, sailing, kite surfing and much more. Boat rental is available for your private events.

Excursions. Splash organizes a variety of fascinating sea trips:

  • Snorkeling trips
  • Dolphin-quests
  • Local islands excursions
  • Romantic sunset cruise
  • Traditional Maldivian sunset fishing and big game fishing

Parrotfish Kids’ club

Both adults and children will enjoy Vakkaru vacation. The resort kids’ club offers joyful and versatile leisure time, including creative activities, games, kids’ pool and restaurant. The club invites younger guests aged 3 to 12. Children under 3 are able to visit the club while accompanied by their parents or a babysitter. The working hours are from 8:30 am to 6 pm. 

Coconut Club

Vakkaru offers to have some fun at round-the-clock entertainment center for the whole family. A pool table, ping-pong and table soccer, a reading area, a lounge, tea and coffee making facilities are there for you.

Sport

The 24/7 resort gym is equipped with ultramodern facilities. It is constructed over water and offers an outdoor terrace for comfortable trainings. You can choose from yoga, pilates or cardio training. There are two tennis courts, volleyball and badminton grounds on the island.

Merana Spa

Modern overwater spa center offers complex regeneration, including rejuvenation techniques, relaxing massage and spa rituals for body and soul. It provides four overwater couple’s treatment rooms with ocean views, 8 single treatment rooms, a nail salon, a spa boutique and an outdoor relaxation area. Spa center guests may visit a whirlpool, a cold plunge pool, a sauna and a steam room for free.

Romantic Vakkaru

Vakkaru Maldives presents a lot of romantic moments. Celebrating a honeymoon, an anniversary or any other particular date may become the most romantic experience on the fairytale Maldivian island. Wedding ceremonies, private beach dinners, sea cruises, couple’s spa ritual, intimate villas, ambient restaurants and unique sunsets will become your best shared memories. The resort offers attractive honeymoon packages.

Transfer: Vakkaru is located 125 km from the Velana International Airport at Male. The seaplane trip takes 30 minutes. The transfer is offered during the daytime only from 6:30 am to 3:15 pm. Another possible transfer is a combination of a 20-minute domestic flight followed by a 30-minute speedboat journey.

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Room type

Number of bedrooms

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

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Additional information

HONEYMOON&ANNIVERSARY BENEFITS / HONEYMOON&ANNIVERSARY BENEFITS
Text bonus:
Booking window: 01.05.2020 - 11.01.2021
Stay period: 01.05.2020 - 11.01.2021
Rooms: Beach Family Pool Villa | One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence | Beach Pool Villa | Beach Villa with Plunge Pool | One Bedroom
Deluxe Beach Pool Residence | Over Water Family Pool Villa | One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence | Over Water Villa | The Vakkaru
Over Water Residence | Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence
Restrictions: Guests=Just Married + Anniversary ;
Other details:
- Bottle of Champagne
- Bath ritual with candles & rose petals
- Bed decoration *Tropical fruit basket

BIRTHDAY BENEFIT
Text bonus:
Booking window: 01.05.2020 - 11.01.2021
Stay period: 01.05.2020 - 11.01.2021
Rooms: Beach Family Pool Villa | One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence | Beach Pool Villa | Beach Villa with Plunge Pool | One Bedroom
Deluxe Beach Pool Residence | Over Water Family Pool Villa | One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence | Over Water Villa | The Vakkaru
Over Water Residence | Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence
Restrictions: No restrictions
Other details:
- Bottle of Champagne
- Celebration cake for 2

- Please confirm celebration date at time of reservation.
- Birthday must fall during stay dates.
- Benefits are one time during stay

HONEYMOON & ANNIVERSARY / HONEYMOON & ANNIVERSARY
Text bonus:
Booking window: 01.05.2020 - 10.01.2022
Stay period: 11.01.2021 - 10.01.2022
Rooms: All Rooms
Restrictions: Guests=Just Married + Anniversary ;
Other details:
- Bottle of Champagne – Upon Arrival Tropical fruit basket
- Bath ritual with candle and rose petals on one evening during stay
- Bed decoration
Special Dinner Set Up
Anniversary/Birthday Cake
- Please confirm celebration date at time of reservation.
- Honeymoon Offer is applicable if dates of travel fall within 12 months of the wedding date.

BIRTHDAY BENEFIT / BIRTHDAY BENEFIT
Text bonus:
Booking window: 01.05.2020 - 10.01.2022
Stay period: 11.01.2021 - 10.01.2022
Rooms: All Rooms
Restrictions: No restrictions
Other details:
- Bottle of Champagne – Upon Arrival
- Celebration cake for Two Bed Decoration

- Please confirm celebration date at time of reservation.
- Birthday must fall during stay dates.
- Benefits are one time during stay

Cancellation Policy

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Rooms

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SHOULDER
01.08.2020-
31.08.2020
01.10.2020-
22.12.2020

LOW
SEASON
01.09.2020-
30.09.2020

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool
Over Water Villa
Beach Pool Villa
Beach Family Pool Villa
Over Water Family Pool Villa
One Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
One Bedroom Deluxe Beach
Pool Residence
One Bedroom Over Water
Pool Residence
Two Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
The Vakkaru Over Water
Residence

100% of stay

0 to 19 d 100% of stay
20 to 26 d 50% of stay

FESTIVE
23.12.2020-
10.01.2021

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool
Over Water Villa
Beach Pool Villa
Beach Family Pool Villa
Over Water Family Pool Villa
One Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
One Bedroom Deluxe Beach
Pool Residence
One Bedroom Over Water
Pool Residence
Two Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
The Vakkaru Over Water
Residence

100% of stay

0 to 65 d 100% of stay

HIGH
11.01.2021-
31.03.2021
07.04.2021-
04.05.2021

FESTIVE
STRICT
23.12.2021-
06.01.2022

FESTIVE
07.01.2022-
10.01.2022

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool
Over Water Villa
Beach Pool Villa
Beach Family Pool Villa
Over Water Family Pool Villa
One Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
One Bedroom Deluxe Beach
Pool Residence
One Bedroom Over Water
Pool Residence
Two Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
The Vakkaru Over Water
Residence
Over Water Pool Villa

100% of stay

0 to 34 d 100% of stay
35 to 50 d 50% of stay

LOW
05.05.2021-
31.07.2021
01.09.2021-
30.09.2021

SHOULDER
01.08.2021-
31.08.2021
01.10.2021-
22.12.2021

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool
Over Water Villa
Beach Pool Villa
Beach Family Pool Villa
Over Water Family Pool Villa
One Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
One Bedroom Deluxe Beach
Pool Residence
One Bedroom Over Water
Pool Residence
Two Bedroom Beach Pool
Residence
The Vakkaru Over Water
Residence
Over Water Pool Villa

100% of stay

0 to 12 d 100% of stay
13 to 19 d 80% of stay
20 to 35 d 50% of stay


MEAL PLANS

Dinner option for Half Board and Full Board are applicable in the open and available restaurants including Amaany, Onu, Lagoon Bar or Isoletta, 3 courses per person as a maximum or buffet when available.
Lunch options for Full Board are applicable in the open and available restaurants including Lagoon Bar or Isoletta.
US$ 60.00 net per person per night dinner credit (food only) for Vakku.
Child 5 years and below dine on complimentary basis for 3 meals/day from children's menu and buffet however if dining from a la carte 50% off adult pricing applies.
No beverages are included in Half Board and Full Board plans and charged on consumption.

COMPULSORY MEALS (24th Dec & 31st Dec 2020)
Meal Plans are not applicable in the following dates. Supplement includes soft drinks, juices and selected wines by the glass

SPECIAL OCCASION SUPPLEMENTS (Orthodox Christmas & Chinese New Year)
This is non-compulsory, but highly recommended.  Supplement includes all soft drinks, juices and selected wines by the glass

Terms & Conditions:
Guests choosing a Sandbank or Destination Dining experience and In-Villa Dining enjoy a 25% discount off menu prices on food if on a pre-booked meal plan (excluding beverages).
Children dining from restaurant adult menus are at 50% discount and a children's portion is served, regardless of age with exception of Vakku where no discount off restaurant menu applies.
Dining is subject to restaurant availability and operating hours which will be outlined to the guest upon arrival

ISLAND TRANSFERS
Vakkaru Maldives is located in Baa Atoll, 68 NM North West of Velana International Airport.
SEAPLANE - A journey of 30 minutes’ flight
DOMESTIC FLIGHT + SPEEDBOAT  A journey of 20 minutes’ flight + 35 minutes’ speedboat 

Transfers Terms and Conditions

  • Seaplane transfers are available during daylight hours only. 
  • Guests arriving at Male airport after 3:15pm are recommended to book a domestic flight in advance or an overnight accommodation close by the airport to be transferred to the resort the following morning.
  • Guests departing Male on an international flight prior to 09:00hrs will be transferred late on the previous afternoon. Accommodation can be booked in Male at an additional cost.
  • International departure flights should be scheduled after 9:00 am. Departing guests will be transferred to the airport at least 3 hours prior to scheduled international flight departure with last seaplane departure from the island at 3:00pm.
  • Seaplane transfers are managed by a third party company thus it will be subject to availability and may be cancelled due to weather conditions or maintenance needs. In this case, guests may be transferred via Domestic flight (if route exists per each hotel) or guests will need to book an overnight stay in Male at guest’ additional expense.
  • In extraordinary circumstances, luggage may be transported by a later flight (policies & procedures as per TMA regulations). Resort does not take any liability for delaying the guest luggage due to these reasons. 
  • If a guest misses their transfer due to International flight being delayed etc. Guest may opt to pay the supplement for changing the transfer mode (ex: from domestic to seaplane, etc) and this is Subject to availability.
  • Neither WIOTTO nor our Destination Management partner nor resorts are held responsible for any delays or cancellations due to the local seaplane carrier or weather conditions.
  • Baggage allowance is 20kg suitcase and 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage is chargeable at $5.00 per kg, payable at the airport.
  • International flights must be provided at least 7 days prior to arrival.
  • On departure, schedule of seaplane transfers will be communicated to the guest a night prior to departure from the resort. 
  • Seaplane may stop in 1 or 2 destinations where the time of journey may be extended and guest will be advised prior to take off on flight.
  • 100% cancellation will be applicable in case of no show or cancellation as per cancellation policy.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice in accordance with any increases in fuel prices and taxes

HONEYMOON & ANNIVERSARY 
*Bottle of Champagne
*Bath ritual with candles & rose petals
*Bed decoration
*Tropical fruit basket
T&C:
- Please confirm celebration date at time of reservation.
- Honeymoon or Anniversary must be within three (3) months of stay, proof of marriage may be requested.
- Benefits are one time during stay
- Combinable with Contracted Offers

BIRTHDAY
*Bottle of Champagne
*Celebration cake for 2
T&C:
- Please confirm celebration date at time of reservation.
- Birthday must fall during stay dates.
- Benefits are one time during stay
- Combinable with Contracted Offers.

REPEAT GUEST
*Additional 10% off net room rates 
T&C:
- Applicable for all guests in the room including 3rd adult and children.
- Combinable with Contracted Offers

CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT
Check-In time is 3:00 pm Vakkaru island time. Check-Out time is 1:00 pm Vakkaru island time.
Early check-in/late check-out are subject to availability and will incur a charge of 100% of the nightly room rate.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Mr.Saeed

We enjoyed our staying in Vakkaru and especially the juice made by Mr.Kairo ALEslam. He is very kind and he always make sure to have nice stay and his service. I strongly advise everyone to try his...
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C AbuOmar80

Strikingly Beautiful Island with Incredible Staff

we recently returned from a lovely 13 night stay at vakkaru. for context, this was our 6th maldives holiday and our 7th maldivian island. the last two islands we visited were Ayada and Outrigger...
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C sevidlam Chicago, Illinois

Best experience in Maldives

I firstly visited the maldives 5 years ago, and i thought of coming back this year, the resort i choose to visit was vakkaru. When i came the staff was very friendly and experienced. The food...
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