Experience world-class service at Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives is a lush tropical habitat located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. A scenic 25-minute seaplane or alternatively a 30-minute domestic flight from Male International Airport followed by a 25-minute speedboat journey transports you into an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed to soothe the soul and calm the spirit. All 113 beach and over water villas and suites have an earthy yet graceful aesthetic to reflect the rustic charm and island vibes of Maldivian Culture, offering an incredible sense of space and stunning ocean views. The island hosts remain at your service to ensure that your experience is tailor made as per your preferences. A gastronomic journey awaits you here with four restaurants and two bars. Amaany Restaurant offers Global Cuisine with a Maldivian twist in a light and spacious indoor – outdoor environment at Breakfast and Dinner. Let the tastes of Asia, coupled with the sounds of nature, captivate your senses over dinner in this tranquil garden setting at the Asian Restaurant Onu. Isoletta is a contemporary Italian Restaurant serving innovative dishes and fine wines for lunch and dinner. At the overwater Lagoon Bar, creative cocktails and light snacks can be enjoyed while Cabana is the perfect atmosphere to enjoy al fresco dining and refreshing drinks in a laid-back ambiance. At Vakku, exceptional ingredients are on the menu, offering the finest cuts of meat, the freshest sea food and an abundant wine cellar. For those who want a more personal dining, the property offers private dining experience. At Vakkaru Reserve, sommelier has selected the finest wines from around the world to enhance your dining experience. Splash is the main hub for diving, excursions and water sports. At Coconut Club, a haven of fun and relaxation awaits you with a variety of indoor games, tea and coffee making facilities, lounge and reading area. Extensive kid’s club facilities await at Parrotfish Club for children between 3-12 years old with tailor made experiences to nurture your little VIPs. Find inner serenity with the wellness experts at the overwater Merana Spa featuring 12 treatment rooms with ocean views, a nail salon, spa boutique, and outdoor relaxation areas. Be in shape even during your vacation with the overwater gymnasium accompanied with ocean views for motivation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian, American, Buffet

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness centre

Fishing


Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
and
3 sofa beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
4 double beds
and
4 sofa beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.8
High score for Baa Atoll
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Yulia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We really liked the attention to small details such as interior design, the warm, kind and very friendly atmosphere and attitude of the staff. Our butler Iby was exceptionally good, very knowledgeable, professional and intuitive taking charge of...
  • Alex
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Best water colours in Maldives. Best quality-price ratio ever seen.
  • Nefeli
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Our butler Adu and the rest of the hotel staff were so welcoming, they did such a great job of making our stay extra special. Our villa was super comfortable and we had the most incredible sunset view from the terrace. We chose this resort in...

Property surroundings

Restaurants
7 restaurants on site

  • Amaany
    • Cuisine
      Indian • International • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Isoletta
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Mediterranean • Pizza
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Onu
    • Cuisine
      Cambodian • Cantonese • Indonesian • Malaysian • Singaporean • Thai • Vietnamese • Asian
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Vakku
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Lagoon Bar
    • Cuisine
      Sushi
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Vakkaru Reserve- Wine Bar
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free
  • Anguru Teppanyaki
    • Cuisine
      Japanese
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Resort facilities of Vakkaru Maldives
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Dressing room
View
  • Sea view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sport facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPad
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Baby safety gates
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Kids' pool
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hair styling
  • Hair cut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Filipino
  • Chinese

House rules
Vakkaru Maldives takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00 to 18:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Check-out
From 06:30 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
US$234 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
US$234 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$468 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Transfer details:

The property is only reachable by the following mode of transfers: return seaplane transfer.

Rates:

Children aged 2–11.99 years: USD 475

Infants below 2 years : free of charge

Please note that the seaplane transfer only operates during daylight hours. In order to meet these timelines, your outbound flight must arrive in the Maldives between 06:00 and 15:00.

Standard transfer times:

Guests arriving in Male after 15:00 may be transferred only via domestic transfers. In order to arrange this transfer. Please share your flight arrival time to the Maldives, flight number and full names of all as in their passport at least 96 hours before arrival.

Domestic Flight transfer takes 25 minutes from Male International Airport followed by a 20-minute speedboat transfer from Dharavandhoo Airport to the resort.

Guests must send arrival and departure flight details directly to the property at least 96 hours prior to arrival. Please get in touch with the property for details on baggage restrictions.

Children policy:

Children under 12 years will eat for free from the children's menu based on the rules and meal-plan accompanied by an adult, excluding alcoholic beverages and in villa dining.

General policies:

Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in. Please note that property may contact the cardholder for verification purposes.

Due to safety and privacy concerns, the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones by any of the guests including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists is prohibited.

Dinner options for half board and full board are applicable in operating and available restaurants including Amaany, Onu, Lagoon Bar, Isoletta, Vakku, 3 courses per person or buffet when available.

Honeymoon benefits includes:

- Bottle of Champagne

- Romantic bed decoration

- Turn-down once during stay

- Gift on departure

Honeymoon or wedding anniversaries must be within three months of stay. Marriage certificates can be requested.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Vakkaru Maldives

  • Vakkaru Maldives offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Snorkelling
    • Table tennis
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Swimming Pool
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Beauty Services
    • Personal trainer
    • Bicycle rental
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Tennis equipment
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Badminton equipment
    • Live music/performance
    • Facial treatments
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Waxing services
    • Happy hour
    • Make up services
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Hair treatments
    • Cooking class
    • Manicure
    • Beach
    • Pedicure
    • Hair cut
    • Hair styling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Entertainment staff
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Yes, Vakkaru Maldives is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Vakkaru Maldives has 7 restaurants:

    • Lagoon Bar
    • Amaany
    • Vakkaru Reserve- Wine Bar
    • Vakku
    • Onu
    • Anguru Teppanyaki
    • Isoletta

  • The prices at Vakkaru Maldives may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Vakkaru Maldives include:

    • Double
    • Villa
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Quadruple

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Vakkaru Maldives. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Vakkaru Maldives is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Vakkaru Maldives is 6.8 miles from the centre of Baa Atoll. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Vakkaru Maldives can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.