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Hotel overview

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is a paradise in the greenery. The tropical island reaches 900 meters in length and 250 meters in width. Vilamendhoo is located on South Ari Atoll, which is a natural habitat for whale sharks and an ideal place for diving. The resort is divided into two territories. One is for adults only and the other is for family holidays. Adult guests are accommodated in all room categories, and families are accommodated in rooms with a garden, adjacent beach villas, or separate bungalows. Vilamendhoo Island Resort is a combination of true color and exceptional hospitality. The impressive coral reef and commitment to the conservation of the marine ecology make Vilamendhoo one of the best islands to visit in the Maldives. The resort offers an unforgettable holiday and the best value for money. In addition to diving, snorkeling, active sports, interesting excursions, and relaxing spa services, there are entertainment shows, romantic events, and all the conditions for a fabulous honeymoon.

The infrastructure of the resort:

  • 184 rooms of high comfort
  • 4 restaurants and 4 bars
  • 2 swimming pools, including Sunset pool for guests over 18 years old
  • Fitness center
  • Water sports center
  • Duniye Spa
  • 2 conference halls
  • Jewelry and souvenir shops
  • Library
  • Free Wi-Fi in the territory and rooms

Restaurants and bars of the resort

  • Funama Buffet Restaurant is a family restaurant built in traditional Maldivian style with palm awning and sandy floors. It is divided into two separate dining areas, the interior and exterior ones. Here the rich buffet tables with dishes of international and local cuisine are served, the food is cooked at open culinary stations. Funama Buffet is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Ahima Buffet Restaurant caters to adults only. The restaurant is decorated in a modern Maldivian style and serves a variety of buffets.
  • Asian Wok Restaurant & Bar offers extraordinary Thai cuisine and spectacularly prepared Japanese teppanyaki dishes.
  • Hot Rock Restaurant is a special place that every guest of Vilamendhoo should visit. Exclusive dishes are prepared here on hot volcanic rocks.
  • Bonthi Bar. A cozy place with refreshing cocktails and stunning ocean views.
  • Boashi Bar is located on the eastern side of the island and offers a variety of ice creams, refreshing beverages, and tropical smoothies.
  • Sunset Bar invites guests over 18 years old. It is located by an infinity swimming pool for adults and attracts with ocean views. The perfect place to see off the day while admiring a colorful Maldivian sunset.
  • Asian Wok Bar is located inside a Thai cuisine restaurant and serves excellent beverages.

Diving and snorkeling

The magnificent house reef can be reached from almost anywhere on the island. There are exotic manta rays and whale sharks nearby. Thanks to a variety of regularly organized trips and a professional dive center on the territory of the hotel, you will be perfectly prepared to explore the amazing underwater world of the Indian Ocean.

Water sports

For more thrills, choose windsurfing, water skiing, fun tubes and bananas. For a relaxing experience, you can choose a catamaran, sailing, and a glass-bottom kayak.


Discover the ocean and local islands while expanding horizons and geography. The resort organizes several types of excursions - from yacht trips for swimming with sharks and rays to visits to small colorful islands.


The evenings at the hotel are delightful with a variety of entertainment. The program of daily activities ranges from educational presentations about the sea life of the resort to the traditional dances, disco evenings, karaoke, and live music.

Duniye Spa

The team of qualified and professional therapists at Duniye Spa offers complex spa treatments and high-tech applications. The services of the complex are based on traditional and modern methods of treatment with an emphasis on Asian and African traditions. The Healing Earth and PURE products, used in treatment, are developed according to the latest scientific research and contain only the purest organic ingredients for achieving the maximum effect.

In the list of services of the spa there are the following ones:

  • Wide range of massages
  • Aromatherapy
  • Scrubs and wraps
  • Reflexology
  • Face care
  • Ayurveda

How to get there: Transfer to the hotel from the airport in Male by seaplane takes 25 minutes.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

A little piece of Heaven

From the first step on to the island until the final step on to the seaplane this was the best 2 week holiday we have ever had. Greeted by traditionally dressed staff and a drummer to welcome us as...
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C _birchenough_n Bracknell, United Kingdom

A paradise for divers and snorkelers

We just got back from Vilamiedhoo. We spent two wonderful weeks there. The hotel is very clean, the staff professional and friendly. The food is varied and very good. We would like more grilled fish...
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C zgzgzgzg

Best Island of Maledives

Best Island of Maledives, greenest Island and Best Housereef, Food ist so much of all Favorites we have, very good Curry with Fish or Meat, i Like that dalcurry 👍👍👍👍👍 In Housereef you can See...
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C Married20220505 Berlin, Germany