With beautiful earth tones, minimalistic interior, wide spaces and warm and cosy ambience, Vakkaru Maldives is a nature lover’s heaven, surrounded by unspoiled aquamarine waters abundant with an impressive house reef teeming with exotic sea life. Oriented from west to east, the island has 3 blue holes nearby, rich in marine life and great for snorkeling and diving. One that is very near to the water villas, within 20-30 meters away.
Keeping the natural beauty of the island as unspoiled as possible, the resort is home to over 2,300 fully grown coconut trees. Luxury facilities include 113 villas and suites, five sensational restaurants, two bars Vakkaru Reserve, our very own wine cellar and an over-the-water Merana Spa.
Within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa atoll in the Maldives, Vakkaru is a reef island composed entirely of sediment produced on the surrounding coral “faru” (or reefs), 85 percent it is thought, 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.
The island’s size is quite good, not too big and not too small. Beaches are clean and great, especially on the northern part with good swimming options. On the other side are some areas with rocks and a little more narrow beach especially opposite Delux Beach Pool Suites.
Guests can choose from an array of villas, bungalows and suites, some nestled in the sandy shore with a slice of private beach and the others overlooking the endless horizon, standing tall over the lagoon with direct access to the sea. All 113 villas come with complimentary Wi-Fi, music, entertainment and sound system, an espresso machine and tea maker, an in-room safe, sunbeds and yoga mats, hairdryer, a gourmet mini-bar, beach bag and flip flops, bicycles, butler service and laundry service.
The villas are designed keeping true to the earth tones and blue hues of the island, boasting elegant décor and tall glass panels to bask in the stunning panoramic ocean vistas.
Enveloped in thick island greenery, Beach Spa Pool Villa come with a private beach and uninterrupted views of the turquoise waters ahead. The bungalow features a king size bed, indoor and outdoor shower, and a private beachfront terrace to laze in the mid-day sun. Ideal for couples, the Beach Spa Pool Villa for an idyllic romantic escapade.
Elegantly designed and sophisticated, the Over Water Villa is perched over the turquoise lagoon, overlooking the endless Indian Ocean horizon. Ideal for a couple, the villa comes with a king size bed, a private overwater sundeck to work on your tan, and indoor and outdoor shower. When the mid afternoon sun gets too hot, step outside and cool off with a dip in the lagoon, directly from your villa.
A couple’s intimate sanctuary with a unique authentic design, the Beach Pool Villa is a space for great relaxation. The villa comes with a private terrace with daybed, a separate reading room to enjoy your favorite book and an outdoor and indoor shower. Plunge into your private pool or enjoy your own private beach. Live the moment and create memories.
Ideal for a family of four, coupled with all the luxuries of the Over Water Villa, the Over Water Family Pool Villa too stands on stilts atop the lagoon and comes with a private pool overlooking the ocean. A separate living room, butler’s pantry, bedroom with a king size bed, and indoor and outdoor shower with additional day beds complete the interior, while outside, a private overwater terrace and sun loungers await.
Ideal for a family of 4, the Beach Family Pool Villa comes with a king size bed, indoor and outdoor shower, and separate day beds for the children and uninterrupted views of the turquoise lagoon in front from all the rooms. Step outside and you are greeted with a shimmering private pool with sun loungers, with direct access to your private beach and the ocean ahead.
Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa – Discover this great escape with family or friends and experience seclusion whilst enjoying the goodness of your island home. The villa features a one King Bed and one twin bedroom with an interconnecting door for easy access and keeps you close. Frolic on the beach, just a few steps from your villa or have a playful time on your own private pool. Each bedroom has it’s full indoor bathroom with bathtub and an outdoor shower.
Luxuriate on your own space and enjoy the views of azure waters of the Indian Ocean. The Beach Pool Retreat is perfect for a family of four with ample space and corners for relaxation. Settle yourself on your spacious beachfront terrace or your own separate living room. Embrace the goodness of your own piece of paradise made complete with a private garden pool.
Deluxe Beach Pool Retreat (Pool in front) – An enhanced space of a Beach Villa, made more luxurious with ample space for families. The Deluxe Beach Pool Retreat comes with a private beachfront terrace with day bed and seating area. Freshen up in your bathtub overlooking the 35 Sq m pool and rear garden, pick your favorite snack in your pantry kitchen. An awesome place to be in away from the hassles of life, made perfect with a mesmerizing view of the ocean.
A living space set above the crystalline waters, a luxury of its own with a private infinity pool overlooking the endless ocean and dramatic sunset. The Over Water Pool Retreat comes with a separate living room and bedroom with full indoor bathroom with bath tub overlooking the pool and lagoon. Bask on the warmth of Maldivian sun on your sunbeds or simply enjoy your peace on your private over water terrace.
A sight to behold, the Four Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence is a two-story overwater sanctuary featuring a private infinity pool, a living room, two king size bedrooms and two twin bedrooms, additional day beds and is ideal for a party of eight. Uninterrupted vistas of the Indian Ocean horizon and mesmerizing views of the setting sun complement the spacious and serene interiors. Step out into the private overwater terrace complete with sun loungers, direct ocean access and a private outdoor dining area. The residence also comes with a butler’s pantry, a maid’s room and a private spa terrace, modern amenities and plenty of nooks and cran.
Restaurants and Bars
AMAANY – Mouthwatering continental cuisine served with an authentic Maldivian touch, Amaany is breezy and spacious, offering indoor and outdoor seating. The culinary heart of Vakkaru, Amaany serves breakfast and dinner.
VAKKU – Step into Vakku for a truly magical night. Offering tender, succulent meats, freshly sourced seafood and a wine cellar with quite the collection to go along, Vakku makes for a tantalising culinary experience.
Onu – The pungent aroma and tastes of Asia combined with the serene garden setting makes for an unforgettable dining experience.
ISOLETTA – Presenting Italian flavours that packs a punch, gourmet lunches and dinners paired with fine wines, Isoletta is romantic, secluded and never fails to amaze.
CABANA – The al fresco poolside lounge invites you to enjoy the music, have a drink or two, and to relax in the laid-back atmosphere as the day turns to night and the stars come out.
LAGOON BAR – An adults only experience, Lagoon Bar sits amidst the lagoon and serves fresh cocktails, light bites and all time favourites to munch on as you soak in the scenery and unwind.
VAKKARU RESERVE – Allow our sommeliers to guide you through the fine wine selection from around the world. Be it an evening of wine tasting or finding the perfect bottle to complement our gourmet dinner, the cellar has one for each occasion.
Merana Spa – Featuring four couples treatment rooms, eight single treatment rooms, a nail salon, a spa boutique and a relaxation pavilion, the Merana Spa offers a holistic experience of rejuvenation and relaxation with their expert therapists and a selection of carefully curated treatments and massages.