VARU by Atmosphere Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Groups, All Inclusive, Wellness, Activities;
GPS coordinates: 4.501545, 73.369209
VARU by Atmosphere is Premium All-Inclusive Maldives resort found nearby Malé airport.. The brand new hotel reflects the local heritage and culture of the Maldives throughout its estate, with signature Maldivian-style design elements informing the look and style of the property.
Accessible by a 45-minute speedboat journey from the main Velana International Airport, VARU by Atmosphere boasts 108 luxurious villas. Thirty-nine Beach Front Villas have spacious interiors and outdoor decks, surrounded by lush green vegetation and just a few metres from the white sandy beach, while 69 Overwater Villas have signature Maldivian-style interiors and direct access to the turquoise lagoon from the deck. Both villa types offer minimalistic design styles with splashes of vibrant colours, and come with the option of private pools. Additional resort facilities include a dive and water sports centre, ELENA spa, gymnasium and kids club.
Varu Plan: What’s Included
All guests at VARU are on the unique premium all-inclusive
offering The VARU Plan offering an array of food and beverage options and amenities, activities and excursions and much more!
Tailor-made for VARU by Atmosphere, THE VARU PLAN™ encompasses ALL elements of a hassle-free holiday experience in the Maldives! NO surprises, NO shocks, NO hidden extras – ALL INCLUDED in ONE price!
Breakfast, Lunchand Dinner
Served at the Lime & Chili (All‐Day Dining)– our main restaurant; combination of sumptuous buffet, live cooking stations, theme nights & grills.
‘Indian Ocean Gala Dinner’
Every Wednesday at Lime & Chilli (All other dining outlets will be closed for Dinner)
Tuesdays & Saturdays at lunch by the pool (All other dining outlets will be closed for Lunch)
DRINKS & BEVERAGES
Premium brands of spirits, beer and wines at Bay Rouge, Lime & Chili and three Specialty Restaurants; Charcoal (Sizzle and Grill by the Beach), Nü (Over-Water Mediterranean Seafood Specialty), Kaagé (Maldivian Specialty)
UNLIMITED Cocktails & Mocktails, signature drinks, seasonal fresh fruit juices, soft drinks, mineral water, selection of tea & coffee available from The VARU Plan™ Cocktails, Spirits & Beer Menu.
In-Villa Minibar stocked with beer/wines/soft beverages & selection of snacks – replenished twice daily
ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES
20% Discount on first two regulat dives per guest (Guest Must hold a PADI certified certificate, discounts applicable on dives only).
Complimentary Selection of Non-Motorized water sports
(Windsurf Board & Sail, Canoe, Stand‐ Up Paddle board) during stay. Guest Must pass Windsurfing competence check to avail.
UNLIMITED snorkeling excursions during stay with TWO Snorkeling excursions per day to nearby snorkeling sites (Shuttles in the Morning & Afternoon on pre‐registration basis ‐ weather permitting)
FULL ACCESS TO THE SPORTS & RECREATION CENTRE
Fully equipped gymnasium, outdoor & indoor recreational activities, flood‐lit tennis court, badminton, beach‐volley.
ELIGIBLE ONLY FOR ALL FOUR NIGHT STAYS AND ABOVE
(Once per Stay, On pre‐registration basis ‐ weather permitting)
A SELECTION OF EXCURSIONS
(One Complimentary excursion, On pre‐registration basis ‐ weather permitting)
SPECIALTY DINNING DURING YOUR STAY
KAAGÉ / NÜ / CHARCOAL – Dining Experiences
SPA & WELLNESS
Enjoy blissful escape with our luxury Spa & Wellness offering..
Accommodation in VARU by Atmosphere
Beach Villa – Embrace the charms of the lush tropical setting in this cossetting one-bedroom beach villa featuring natural materials of wood and stone and a pleasing minimalist design. The high-ceilinged wooden roof, cream-coloured walls and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door create an airy ambience washed in bright, natural light.
Step out to an expansive veranda leading to a soft, sandy beach. After a fun-filled day in paradise, sit back and enjoy a glass of wine as you gaze upon a dazzling Maldivian sunset. Size: 154 sqm (1657,60 sqft). Accommodation: up to 3 Adults or 2 Adults plus 1 Child;
Beach Villa with Pool are situated along the palm-fringed shore, just steps from the pristine white sandy beach. Relax in well-appointed interiors with natural wood and stone highlights, minimalistic design with splashes of colour and decorative items. The spacious outdoor deck is surrounded by lush green vegetation and a 10m² private infinity pool. Size: 171 sqm (1840,60 sqft). Accommodation: up to 3 Adults or 2 Adults plus 1 Child;
Water Villa – Live close to nature in our inviting Maldives Overwater villa – split across three water villa jetties spanning around the South-Western side of VARU island.
All the over-water villas come with signature Maldivian style interiors, with wooden floors and high ceilings. The interiors contrast and compliment the exotic Indian Ocean surroundings of the island.
Step out to the spacious deck where you can sit back on comfy rattan and hardwood sunbeds and enjoy the morning sunshine. Or, take a dip in the warm lagoon only a few steps from your private deck. Size: 104 sqm (1119,40 sqft). Accommodation: up to 3 Adults or 2 Adults plus 1 Child;
Water Villa with Pool – Escape to an enchanting retreat at the Overwater pool villa a moment from the crystal-clear turquoise lagoon. This meticulously designed space offers the best of modern living with state of the art comforts.
Everything here echoes the exotic Indian Ocean surroundings of the island – from Maldivian style interiors to appealing tropical highlights. The spacious veranda comes with a private 10m² infinity pool – perfect for a refreshing swim surrounded by the romantic lagoon views. Size: 114 sqm (1227,05 sqft). Accommodation: 2 Adults plus 1 Child;
Two-Bedroom Beach Villa – Open a beautiful wooden door, your portal to a picturesque island hideaway. Just a step away from the sparkling white beach, this two-bedroom beach villa is perfect for families travelling to the Maldives with up to four children.
Exceptionally spacious interiors with plush furnishing and Maldivian design touches create a stylish indoor space where you can unwind, read, or simply enjoy some quiet family time at our Maldives private beach villas. Outside, a lush tropical garden makes for sun-soaked family moments. Size: 470 sqm (5,060.00 sqft). Accommodation: 4 Adults plus 2 Children;
Two-Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool – The master bedroom veranda comes with a 10m² private plunge pool and a wooden sundeck, flanked by a lush tropical garden and the beach beyond. Size: 541 sqm (5,823.10 sqft). Accommodation: 4 Adults plus 2 Children;
Water Suite – Stay in an aquatic paradise. Located at the end of a wooden jetty this stand-alone Water Suite offers uninterrupted sunset views and absolute privacy for a truly romantic lagoon stay.
Interiors feature a lavishly furnished master bedroom, a living room with a pantry, and a luxurious bathroom. Enjoy special benefits like in-villa services.
Outside, the spacious terrace has comfy daybeds and a 14m² infinity pool. Curl up on the comfortable rattan sun loungers or sink into the inviting sofa on your private veranda, with the turquoise and azure waters stretching as far as the eyes can see. The warm lagoon with marine life is just a few steps away from your private deck. Size: 192 sqm (2,066.60 sqft). Accommodation: 2 Adults plus 1 Child;
Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and with easy access to the beach, the three exclusive Majlis Suites are an oasis of tranquillity.
Built around a beautiful courtyard with a stunning 45m² private plunge pool, this secluded suite offers two bedrooms, a master bedroom on the first floor and another on the ground floor. A vast oceanview living-cum-dining room with an adjoining mini-library and a bedroom for the au pair adds to the comfort.
With the soft sandy beach and shimmering lagoon just a few steps away, have a rendezvous with nature from the comfort of your beach hideaway. Size: 715 sqm (7,696.00 sqft). Accommodation: 4 Adults plus 2 Children;
Restaurants and Bars in VARU by Atmosphere
Raise a toast to life at Bay Rouge, the main pool bar. Pick from an elaborate menu with a premium selection of spirits, beer, and wine, unlimited cocktails and mocktails, signature drinks, and a selection of tea and coffee. Enjoy a front-row seat to a dramatic Maldivian sunset, as you lounge on a pool bar with your favourite drink in hand and classic bar nibbles. Snacks are served from 16:00 to 18:00 hours daily. Refreshing, pool-side lunch served at Bay Rouge every Tuesday and Saturday (all other dining outlets will be closed for lunch). Operating hours: Pool: 07:00hrs to 19.00hrs everyday, Bar: 10.00hrs to 01.00hrs everyday, Light Snacks: 16:00hrs to 18:00 hrs everyday;
Kaagé – Being an essential trading hub in the Indian Ocean, Maldivian cuisine bears rich influences from the Indian subcontinent, Africa, Arabia, and the Far East, creating a burst of flavors and a fascinating taste palette. At Kaagé, you get to witness this cultural potpourri first-hand, in its exquisitely crafted dishes, which are taken up a notch with unique artistic presentations by our skilled chefs. Operating hours (Pre-booking is required): Lunch: 12:30hrs to 14:30hrs (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday). Dinner: 19:00hrs to 22:00hrs everyday (except Friday);
Lime & Chili – The elegant all-day dining restaurant is designed to create a relaxed beachside vibe with the option of open-air and covered seating, white and cream decor, and subtle turquoise green highlights. The bracing fragrance of the Indian Ocean breeze, ambient music, the soft sand under your feet, and delectable buffet displays set the scene for a memorable culinary journey at Lime & Chili. Operating hours: Breakfast: 07:00hrs to 10:00hrs everyday, Brunch: 12:00hrs to 15:00hrs (Tuesday), Lunch: 12:30hrs to 14:30hrs everyday, Dinner: 19:00hrs to 22:00hrs everyday (Gala Dinner on Fridays and Asian Theme Night on Wednesdays);
Nü – Savour the best of Mediterranean, Italian, and French cuisine in a three-course meal at this elegant fine dining restaurant, with standout dishes like Bouillabaisse, Squid Ink Pappardelle, and Lagoon Crab Risotto. Open for lunch on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday | Dinner on all-days except for Wednesdays. Operating hours (Pre-booking required): Lunch: 12:30hrs to 14:30hrs (Saturday, Monday & Wednesday), Dinner: 19:00hrs to 22:00hrs Everyday (except Friday). Bar: 12.00hrs to 14:30hrs (Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday), 18:00hrs to 22:00hrs Everyday (except Friday);
Charcoal – Enjoy an à la carte beach dine-out at our grill bar as you watch moonlight dance on the lagoon with refreshing sea breeze and cool sand under your feet. Open for dinner on all-days except for Wednesdays. Let the intoxicating aroma of char-grilled meat and seafood transport you to gourmet heaven. Choose from a wide selection of appetisers, salads, and kabab platters or classic entrees like Filet Mignon, Sirloin Steak, Ribeye, or Bourbon Baby Back Ribs. Bid adieu to a memorable meal with a Stewed Apricot Crème Brulee. Operating hours (Pre-booking required): Dinner: 19:00hrs to 22:00hrs Everyday (except Friday);
ELENA SPA in VARU by Atmosphere
ELE | NA spa treatments blend local healing practices with international therapies for a unique spa experience at overwater ELE | NA Spa at VARU by Atmosphere. Our therapies find inspiration in Maldivian traditions and ancient healing methods from the world over. Every spa experience is designed to nourish you using natural products which are the purest sources of energy. Find inner balance and vitality that lasts much beyond your spa experience.
Weddings in VARU by Atmosphere
Marriage is an eternal journey, a bond to be cherished for life. Marriages are made in heaven but can certainly be celebrated on Earth. And what place would be better and more romantic than The Maldives to celebrate your wedding vows. At VARU, we understand how special your journey together is and celebrate it through an elegant wedding ceremony, set up by the beach. A moment frozen in time, a celebration that will linger for a lifetime.
Private BBQ in VARU by Atmosphere
Savour a memorable barbeque experience on the blissful shores of VARU island, complete with your private beach setup, candles, and soft sunset hues over the lagoon. The resort chefs serve succulent steaks and smoky grilled seafood along with delicious sides of grilled vegetables, truffle mashed potato, white wine sautéed mushrooms, and wilted spinach. Share laughter and conversation with loved ones as you dine under the charming night sky.
Room amenities: Villas come with spacious interiors and outdoor decks surrounded by lush green vegetation. Interiors are appointed with natural materials of wood and stone and minimalistic design styles and splashes of vibrant colors and decorative items. Separate Bathtub and Shower, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Mini Bar, Wi-Fi, King-Sized Bed, Bottled drinking water, Daily Breakfast, Private Pool(Villa with pool);
General: Shuttle service, Designated smoking area, Air conditioning, Wake-up service, Laptop safe, Fan, Family rooms, Barber/beauty shop, Ironing facilities, Airport shuttle, Non-smoking rooms, Wake up service/Alarm clock, Room service, Pool with view, Swimming pool toys, Pool/beach towels, Pool bar, Sun loungers or beach chairs, Sun umbrellas;
Entertainment and sports: Aerobics, Live music/performance, Themed dinner nights, Beach, Badminton equipment, Tennis equipment, Evening entertainment, Kids’ club, Water sport facilities on site, Nightclub/DJ, Snorkelling, Off-site Diving, Canoeing, Table tennis, Billiards, Fishing, Tennis court;
Paid services: Babysitting/child services, Themed dinner nights, Water sport facilities on site, Snorkelling, Diving, Windsurfing, Fishing, Ironing service, Laundry, Fax/photocopying, Shuttle service, Massage, Spa and wellness center, Shuttle service;
Enjoy your first moments in Paradise, on a Speed Boat for 40mins while you arrive from Male International Airport to the North-west of the Maldives.
Distance from downtown area: Male’: 39.00 km
Distance from airport: Male’ Velana International Airport (MLE): 38.80 km
Distance from the nearest resorts: One & Only Reethi Rah: 1.0 km, Summer Island: 3.70 km, Taj Coral Reef Resort& Spa: 3.5 km, Eriyadu Island Resort: 11.1 km, Oaga Art Resort: 13.4 km, OBLU Select Sangeli: 15.6 km, Jumeirah Maldives: 23.00 km;
Reception desk hours
From: 00:00 o’clock
To: 24:00 o’clock
Hotel policy: Free Wi-Fi, Pets are not allowed. Children of any age are welcome. The minimum age for check-in is 18. Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.
Check-in: Available 24 hours;
Check-out: Available 24 hours;
Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Union Pay, Diners Club;
Charges included in the price:.