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Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed the Vakarufalhi resort with my partner on mid of Aug 2016. We picked Water Villa and stayed there 5 nights. I really felt that room location is quite important to enjoy this hotel. First of all, Honeymoon water villa should not be your option if you are considering staying in water villa. Normal water villa should be chosen.... More 

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Gaillard, France
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place. We took the water bangaloo which were very nicely decorated. They were also cleaned twice per day. The snorkling is great and we could easily spot some baby sharks which are not dangerous. We loved the food. The cuisine we had in our trip. International food, the Italian food is excellent, the beef is super... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vakarufalhi Island Resort is something out of a movie. It manages to be both spectacular yet humble at the same time. We were looking for a vacation to relax and wind down from the hustle and bustle of life and were recommended to stay here by a friend. This place blew our minds. The adventure begins with an epic seaplane... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

More than 25 years later I was able to plan a 2nd trip to The Maldives, this time with my partner. After a long consideration and after reading reviews on the Web, we booked 15 days at the Vakarufalhi Resort. We have now spent 8 days on this wonderful Atoll I am lying on the deck of our Water Villa... More 

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Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Pros: Water villa, snorkeling, lagoon, was empty so calmly ... Cons: staff; the beach in some places is eroded and sprouting plastic bags despite retaining walls, missing marine biologist. Position: cute island with a good lagoon and house reef at hand. Management inadequate to the direction of a Resort which boasts almost 5 stars, and even rude. I recommend staying... More 

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We choose Vakarufalhi resort as our holiday destination with seen all the posted positive comments at the TripAdvisor. However we realized how dangerous is the resort condition for everyone. Specially for the guest as they are not familiar with the fire evacuation plan in the resort the provided evacuation plan in the guest rooms is a deception. In case of... More 

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Wilhering, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Island, beautiful House reef, meals were delicious, very clean rooms, friendly service, we saw sharks, mantas and dolphins, the reef is alive with many fish, I fully recommend. I would go there again any minute. It is a very cosy barefoot island with a Great italian cook.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

The island is gorgeous. The water villas are spectacular, and the snorkelling is amazing. Heaps of fish, eels, rays, and baby sharks around the main pier. If you go off the back end of the island there are turtles and bigger fish. The food is pretty good. The pasta bar is very good. Only problem with buffet is you overeat.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Wie stayed in Vakarufalhi for ten days in march and I can only highly recommend it to anyone who just wants to relax for some days! The island itself is very small, meaning you can surround it be a ten minutes walk. It's an incredible beautiful island not to talk about the water, but I guess this is true for... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Our stay at Vakarufalhi was definitely what dreams are made of. Besides being a beautiful resort, with the rain showers around we were blessed with beautiful rainbows 3 out of the 6 days we were there. To start with, unfortunately we can be the family from hell for a resort. We jokingly call ourselves the Griswalds. Our tastes and needs... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vakarufalhi Island Resort, tucked away in the remote corner of South Ari atoll, 90km away from the airport, Vakarufalhi is among the pearls that make up the amazing Maldives Islands. Vakarufalhi, better known as Vakaru, is a tropical island enhanced by swaying coconut palms and white sandy beaches. Surrounding the island is a pristine lagoon enriched by a stunningly beautiful living house reef. These features combined with traditional Maldivian building concepts, makes Vakarufalhi a haven of nature and tranquility. Almost a quarter of a square kilometer of land area with 50 sea front Beach Villas spread evenly around the island and 25 Water Villas creates an atmosphere which rejuvenates your body and mind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vakarufalhi Island Resort

Address: Champa Building, 3rd Floor, 20187
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Vakarufalhi Island
Price Range: $489 - $1,298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vakarufalhi Island Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Vakarufalhi Island Hotel South Ari Atoll
Hotel Vakarufalhi Island
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