Within the UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE of Baa Atoll in the Republic of the Maldives lies a reef island composed entirely of sediment produced on the surrounding coral "faru" or reefs, 85% it is suggested, by parrotfish, the fish grinding up coral during feeding and, after digesting the edible content, excrete the rest as sand, creating the powder soft, brilliant white sands that encircle the island. A study was published in the journal Geology in 2015 with this interesting fact after having taken samples and surveys on the reefs around Vakkaru island.
From that beginning, the exceptional beauty and awe-inspiring location of this untouched jewel, now a fashioned idyllic Maldives island retreat in a sustainable environment of pared-back luxury under the endless emeralds and azures of The Maldives.
68 NM North West of Velana International Airport (MLE). Scenic 25 minutes by seaplane.
Drawing on the rich traditions of the locale, design elements are focused on Maldivian style fused with the finest natural elements as we wanted to preserve the integrity of local architecture with a contemporary style. The result is the creation of amazing spaces for guests to connect with each other and the environment around them.
Whether you are traveling as a couple on a romantic break, or in a larger group with family and friends, Vakkaru Maldives offers a superlative choice of accommodation types, fashionable design elements, impressive room size, exquisite high thread count pure cotton bed linens, irresistible bathroom amenities, intelligent guest room connectivity and an array of recreational activities await travelers.
Family Beach Pool Villa
Featuring the exclusive design characteristics of all our guest villas, plus a separate sleeping area for two children and a day bed in the parents" bedroom, the villas provide the ideal space ... read more
Two Bedroom Beach Villa
The villas offer a wonderful sense of seclusion outdoors and a sociable space within, perfect for families or two couples, with one king and one twin bedroom and an interior interconnecting door. ... read more
The ultimate romantic hideaway set over the turquoise lagoon, our Overwater Villas are elegantly designed for two adults looking to appreciate the wonder of their aquatic surroundings.All of the ... read more
Over Water Pool Suite
All the pared back luxury of our Overwater Villas, with the addition of a 50m2 private pool, separate living room, pool, bedroom, living room and bathroom all facing the azure waters of the lagoon. ... read more
Four Bedroom Over Water Pool suite
This magnificent two-story overwater residence is a decadent sanctuary with direct, uninterrupted views of the sunset and located at the end of the Overwater Villas to ensure total privacy.The R ... read more
Practice the benefits of yoga, steeped in ancient Indian spiritual and ascetic disciplines from the serenity of our overwater villas.
Manicure & Pedicure
For the finest hydrating treatments for hands and feet or just the perfect polish.
Massage, Body Wrap and Body Scrub
Combining quality ingredients from nature, delivering a holistic approach to wellness that results in outer radiance and inner serenity.
Facial & Skin Care
Using the finest natural ingredients and latest treatments to pamper, hydrate and improve your skin.
Extensive kids" club facilities offer tailored activities with certified team members for children aged between 3 and 12 years.
Indoor arts, craft, play and activity areas have been designed to capture the imagination of the little ones and the outdoor exploration space features a children"s pool.
Children"s dining options and cooking classes are some of the activities available.
Make an enquiry from our experience staff about the things your children can do in our child friendly resort.
Unforgettable family experiences and a haven of fun is in store with schedules activities as well with pool tables, table tennis tables, foosball tables, board games, tea and coffee making facilities, a quiet lounge and reading area.
Experience fun activities during your stay in Vakkaru Maldives 5-star resort.
Famed for its verdant tropical splendor and crystal-clear waters, the Maldives brings you close to tranquil underwater nature and ultra-immersive experiences.
Away from the resort and amongst the many atolls in the Maldives, Baa Atoll is renowned as a place of outstanding pure beauty, reflected in its status as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its unique biodiversity.
Guests can explore the underwater marvels on the magnificent house reef or venture further to see the whale sharks and manta ray at Hanifaru Bay.
Drawing on rich family traditions and values, this is an ideal time and place for families to reconnect in a luxurious tropical island setting. An idea which nurtures precious moments infused into core family beliefs.
Cultivated by nature at a breath-taking enclave within Baa Atoll, Maldives the resort offers an authentic island getaway, curated unassuming luxury and attentive service, for families who seek enriched timeless memories.
Family activities for all ages range from excursions on open waters for a local island visit, dolphin spotting, sunset cruise or traditional Maldivian pole fishing to endless activities within amazing spaces on the resort allowing families to connect with each other and the environment around them.
Amazing world-class dive sites await your exploration:
Guided dive trips for certified divers
Dive equipment rental program (under direct supervision)
Introductory dives through the Discover Scuba Diving Program for non-certified divers
Young divers introductory program starting from 8 years old
Scuba Review Program
Exhilarating aqua escapades abound in the Maldives. From adventurous boat trips to catch a magnificent fish which the chef will prepare for your evening meal. Try parasailing with a breathtaking view of the stunning islands below.
When you are seeking more serene aqua activities you may choose to take a kayak and paddle around the protected lagoon or relax in the sun on the ocean with a private dhoni journey at sunset.
The Organic Farm
Enjoy handpicked fresh organic ingredients from our farm. Cooking classes commence here with a tour of the garden with your MasterChef.
Cooking classes by personal arrangement. Explore a different holiday experience in our luxury resort.
Vibrant, inspired by the seaside, Italian fashioned with flair. A poolside piazza, relaxed and alive with style, serving contemporary classic lunch and dinner, complete with communal dining table, lounging space and 2 seaters a la Milano.
Cool and hip, enjoy a fashioned experience and authentic charm, uncluttered sophistication and whimsical design.
Asian Chic. Fresh, enthusiastic and committed to promoting South East Asian tastes, authentic and curated. Drawn from modern Vietnamese inspiration yet honoring the regions current and past influences.
An elegant bamboo fashioned culinary theatre within a tropical plantation offering a dining experience inside and out, seasoned with tropical ambiance, idolising the finest from our organic farm. A designed space with showcase kitchen, counter dining, garden pavilions and lounge areas.
Eastern philosophy balanced; crafted, opulent, graceful and auspicious.
Voguish beach luxury grill hosting the best, simply grilled fare "“ island style. Decked out, open-air, lapping waves, a holistic gastronomic experience with open kitchen, alluring guests to savor their food from preparation to table service.
Red-hot elegant signature venue to sip and savor timeless elegance and enjoy our finest selections and classics favored. Bespoke sophistication, time to enjoy and luxurious destination bliss - a perfect combination.
Tranquil, bright and airy space to start the day; to experience flavor, comforting and nourishing, confident and refined offering an interactive presentation of international cuisines and inspired dishes accented with local tastes and tropical tones.
A stage of luxurious live cooking featuring our freshest produce presented proudly and innovatively, whether a wake-up breakfast or an inspired evening affair, a showcase focused on memorable and global trend, health and wellness, super foods and dietary preferences, enhanced with a la carte menu choices.
The sunshine venue seasoned with taste, promising a sensation and inspirational dining.
Inspired by ancient rituals, Merana Spa takes a holistic approach to treatments for rejuvenation, relaxation and overall mind, body and soul balance.
Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment at Maldives spa resort.