Vakarufalhi Island Resort & Spa
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.
One of the best superior deluxe Maldives resorts, 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 is one of the premier resorts and is recognized as one of the luxury Maldives Resorts providing the best Maldives luxury holiday accommodation, it also has a wide range of accommodation options that can cater to all your relaxation needs.
Vakarufalhi offers 25 modern Water villas and 45 Beach villas, 4 Garden villas and a Pool Villa Suite in its own contemporary style overlooking the pristine crystal clear lagoon & the Indian Ocean.
The beach villas indulge guests with a feeling of complete isolation in the middle of a private paradise while being surrounded by the very best amenities. All 45 Beach Villas on the island are indivi ... read more
The epitome of luxury and independence. Valkarufalhi, Over Water Villas provide guests with the ultimate experience of the Maldives. Located on top of the tranquil azure ocean, these villas are spacio ... read more
Vakaru Destination Wedding
Where better to say "I do" or "I do, again" than amidst the lush settings of paradise?
We offer a choice of wedding rituals or vow renewals that honor traditional Maldivian ceremonies.
For the ultimate gesture of romance, the private ceremony is followed by a private dinner on a secluded beach with shallow crystal clear blue water that kisses your toes as you gaze into the eyes of your beloved.
Vakarufalhi has a state-of-the-art PADI certified 5 Star dive center with professional European dive masters.
The SCUBA Centre features Guided Diving Boat Trips and Night Snorkeling Trips on the House Reef, Equipment and Accessory Sales, Rental and Repair and a complete PADI Instructional Program
The center is conveniently located at the building behind the reception.
The water sport center offers non-motorized water sports for new or experienced windsurfers and catamaran sailors. Instructors are available to give lessons on water sports equipment. Kayaks are available to row along the lagoon. All this combined ensuring that your holiday is stimulating and action packed.
Sports and Recreation
From the beautiful beach, magnificent lagoon and excellent house reef to beach volleyball, badminton, table tennis, darts, football and many indoor board games are available to keep you occupied as you relax the days away. Vakarufalhi features also a sports center gymnasium.
Weekly evening programs including "Bodu Beru" cultural dance shows, diver"s slide show, the famous crab race, movie under the stars, live band, disco are offered at Vakarufalhi to keep you entertained.
Big Game Fishing
Big Game Fishing gives you the opportunity to capture the larger species of fish that patrol the deeper waters close to the outer reef. This fishing expedition usually occurs during the early morning hours. The most exciting catches include blue marlin, wahoo, large jacks and sail fish.
Along with the unique fishing experience, guests also enjoy the unique golden sunrise, and a chance to experience the beauty of the islands from outside the atoll as they are bathed in the golden light of the early morning sun.
One of the most popular excursions on offer, sunset fishing gives you an opportunity to enjoy a spectacular sunset while fishing for the abundant grouper, snapper, squirrelfish, skipjack and barracuda in the area. Bait fish, weight, lines and hooks are all provided, along with a friendly boat crew.
On request, your catch can be served at dinner on the following day.
- Whale Shark Seeking
- The Robinson Crusoe
- Snorkeling Excursions
- Discovering a Virgin Island
- Manta Point
- Turtle Excursion
- Sunset Cocktail with Lucky Dolphin Seeking
- Fisherman village excursion
Ilaa is an open thatched roof restaurant located on an extended wooden deck. Ilaa represents the truest style of Maldivian dining with modern touches. It is the perfect way to have a laid back and relaxing breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The cuisine at ILAA is an international buffet with focus on vibrant flavours from Europe and the Mediterranean. There is a wide variety of British, French, Italian and Mediterranean food on offer. The pasta & pizza offerings are particularly popular and as are the range of sinful desserts.
The Ihaa Bar, offers al fresco dining on a deck overlooking the lagoon serving you carefully crafted beverages and snacks. The perfect place to sip a thoughtfully prepared drink and unwind to the sight and sounds of the beautiful ocean. The bar also provides other entertainment and the barman definitely keeps you enthralled as he artfully juggles your cocktail to the beats of our very own in-house DJ"s.
The outdoor dining adventures offered at the island is a great way to spend a romantic atmosphere filled evening. Starting with simple candle lit dinners under the stars, on the beach and by the sea to scintillating BBQ dinners where your dinner is cooked table-side to couples who dare to venture to a secluded island.
Duniye Spa believes in an innovative approach which combines West with East, traditional concepts with modern techniques and high-touch with high-tech. They honor nature"s healing and beautifying properties using chemical free, organic and high quality beauty skin care line ensuring best results integrity and authenticity paired with professional ethics.