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All prices include return transfers and personal service

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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Garden Room
Adjoining Beach Villa
Standalone Beach
Jacuzzi Beach Villa
Jacuzzi Water Villa

100% of stay

0 to 8 d 100% of stay

Meal and/or Beverage Plans:

FB (breakfast, lunch and dinner) does not include beverages.

All persons confirmed in the same room and/or a family or group in separate rooms must be confirmed for the same food and/or beverage plan and for the entire length of stay

Vilamendhoo Lounge (at Seaplane Terminal): Complimentary use of the Vilamendhoo Lounge upon arrival includes a cold face towel, water and carbonated beverages

Transfers Terms and Conditions

  • Seaplane transfers are available during daylight hours only. 
  • Guests arriving at Male airport after 3:15pm are recommended to book 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
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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

High class without being snobbish

Stayed there with my friend and our dads for 6 nights and had a very nice stay! Enjoyed the Adjoining Beach Villa a lot! Really not much to improve there. Also the buffet style food is great (and...
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C rudolfschwob

Best Vacation ever!

A dream of vacation! Vilamendhoo is a super nice hotel, where you can relax, but also experience a lot. There is really nothing missing. Super friendly staff, super nice location, variety in the food...
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C stefaniemesler Oldenburg, Germany


From start to finish this holiday was nothing but perfect. Travel arrangements, internal transfer, welcome, accommodation, food, diving and mostly the people, this holiday was exactly what we...
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C sharong616 Swindon, United Kingdom