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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
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Poised on an awe-inspiring enclave in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Vakkaru Maldives is a lush tropical habitat where privacy and personalised service abound, allowing you to experience an authentic island getaway amidst one of the most desirable destinations on earth. A scenic 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport transports you into an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed to soothe the soul and calm the spirit. In keeping with the rustic charms of Maldivian culture, all 113 beach and over water villas and suites have an earthy yet elegant aesthetic, offering an incredible sense of space and stunning ocean views. The resort offers five restaurants, two bars, an extensive dive and water sports centre, over water spa and gym, kids club and recreation club, tennis courts and a badminton court. Let the timeless allure of the Maldives welcome you in, as you discover the warmth and affection of its people in this idyllic island retreat.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Badminton
Babysitting
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Game room
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Video game console
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Strollers
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Bathrobes
Additional bathroom
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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KYL wrote a review Oct 16
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From the moment we arrived at Male airport to the very last moment we were checked back into our return flight, the service has been exceptional. Truly the trip of a lifetime for us. A big shout out to Yvonne, the best butler at Vakkaru (in our humble opinion 😜) who anticipated our every desire and took such good care of us. From arranging all our reservations to waiting for us at the jetty with the buggy at ready when we got back from our dives (because she noticed we did not bring our bikes). If only we could kidnap her and take her back to London with us. The resort itself is as beautiful as the pictures. All the facilities are either brand new or extremely well maintained. From the games room at coconut club to the spa facilities, we always had something to keep us busy. A shoutout to OC, the best photographer in Maldives and our pingpong, fussball and pool buddy who kept us entertained in the evenings. Many of our highlights were organised by the team at Splash. Thank you to Seb for the refresher course and Aslam the best dive guide who kept us safe on all our dives and generously shared all his underwater pictures. Snorkelling at Hanifaru bay, another experience of a lifetime. Ahmed at watersports, thank you for generously sharing all your diving knowledge of Maldives. The food. AMAZING!!! We will miss being greeted each morning at Amaany by Gie and Angel. The kindest and warmest souls you will ever meet. The breakfast spread is generous and top quality. As are the all the fine dining dinners. From the freshest fish to steak that could rival goodmans in London, we have definitely put on a few kgs. 😅 Finally thank you to Rose, Ghina (the most talented lady who hand made our rings!) and all the team who planned and organised the best day of our lives yet and one we will remember forever. Vakkaru, you have been a dream. Beyond exceptional service, amenities, food, our favourite aspect of the resort is the people. Warm and genuine. I’m sure there are a few names we’ve missed, thank you for taking such good care of us. We felt truly at home and now leave with many new friends! It is expensive no doubt. But you get what you pay for. Lot of love, Kheyee and tom
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Haris C wrote a review Oct 16
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We visited Vakkaru Maldives for our honeymoon and we love it there! Everything are perfect and staff were so great and helpful. They did everything to make it special for us. We would recommend it guys I promise you won’t regret it!
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N.M wrote a review Oct 14
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We arrived with lots of greats and smiles from everyone. Yvonne was our butler, she instantly picked us up from reception to our villa, she was amaizing and made our stay more pleasurable and relaxed.
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Goetz T wrote a review Oct 10
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Vakkaru Resort highly exceeded our expectations! What a stunning Resort with very authentic Staff and lots of activities and plenty of food options. My wife and I stayed at Vakkaru Resort for 7 nights / Half-Board in an Overwater-Villa. The Overwater-Villa is beautifully designed, has all possible amenities that you can think of, is over >140qm with enough privacy to the neighbouring Villas. The Service is coming twice a day and is cleaning the room always leaving a little sweet treat on the table. Every Villa has their own Butler - I can't think of a more hospital person than our Butler Yvonne. Yvonne is a shinny star at Vakkaru - she took care of everything, anticipated wishes and helped me a lot with an injury (jumped on a coral) arranging everything with the Doctor. We can't Thank Yvonne enough for the great work she has done. But also the entire staff of Vakkaru is amazing - the waiters, cleaning staff. The whole crew is authentic and love what they do - this makes the special Charme of Vakkaru. The Underwater Experience is great - just a few meters away from the Villas you can already experience lots of colourful fish. Vakkaru offers great Diving facilities and Water-Activities (Thanks to Sebastien, Flo, Kama, Tanya). Last but not least - the Food: We have booked Half-Board which is highly recommended. Five Restaurants offer great Dinner. Beside Breakfast everything is served at the table. We enjoyed the amazing Japanese Kitchen at Lagoon Bar. At Restaurant Vakku Grill you have Maldives Feeling at it's best with tables in the Sand. I can fully recommend Vakkaru resort - the Hotel is expensive but offers the highest possible Quality. We will come again and Thank Vakkaru and the Team for this wonderful holiday.
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Quentin S wrote a review Oct 8
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We had an unforgettable experience at Vakkaru. The island itself is beautiful, extremely lush and the amenities have been built around the existing coconut trees thus preserving a very Robinson-like feeling. The beach is wide and made of beautiful white sand, and the complex is blessed with a house reef and a blue hole easily accessible as well as a sandbank. We stayed 3 nights in a Beach Villa with pool and 4 nights in an Overwater Villa with pool. Both accommodations were simply amazing, spacious, well furnished with a great attention to details and overall, above our expectations (the website does not do them justice). The days were blessed with fantastic weather, early morning swims, great breakfast on the beach, walks around the island with the local heron, snorkeling on the local reef/blue hole (which is surprisingly active and plentiful) and excursions, water sport activities, spa treatments, great food and drinks at the many restaurants and bars…7 days went by in the blink of an eye, we would have happily stayed longer. However, what made Vakkaru truly amazing is their fantastic team of friendly, positive and helpful staff, it simply would not have been the same without them. A special thank you to: Luba - our amazing butler Ahmed - ass. director of F&B Didier - guest experience manager Ibrahim - Vakkaru restaurant manager Gee - Amaany restaurant Highly recommend!
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PRICE RANGE
$837 - $2,725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesBaa AtollVakkaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
113
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vakkaru Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Vakkaru Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Vakkaru Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Vakkaru Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Vakkaru Maldives?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vakkaru Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vakku, Isoletta, and Cabana.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vakkaru Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Vakkaru Maldives have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Vakkaru Maldives offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Vakkaru Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Vakkaru.
Are any cleaning services offered at Vakkaru Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Vakkaru Maldives?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Vakkaru Maldives?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Chinese.