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We just returned from our incredible honeymoon stay at this resort. The hospitality of the staff is excellent. The house reef was the highlight of our trip and we wish we had a few more days to snorkel. We stayed at the Jacuzzi beach villa which we found cozy, and well-equipped. The staff had arranged for decorations and champagne on...

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Cascais, Portugal
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We are avid divers but with two small kids we had to compromise and were not able to return to the diving live aboard cruise we enjoyed so much in the past. We selected Vilamendhoo based on good feedback on the house reef for snorkeling and the chance to do a couple of dives during our stay. The booking experience...

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Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Vilamendhoo Island is beautiful with great beaches and the best house reef for snorkelling and diving that we have ever seen. Even when paddling you can see baby sharks and other fish. We dived every day and the dive shop at this resort is first rate. The resort is very well maintained and although busy it never really felt crowded...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear BenandHeidi, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! Thank you very much for taking some of your precious your time to share your wonderful holiday memories and for recommending our family-friendly Resort to other travelers. It was certainly a pleasure to have you at Vilamendhoo. We are extremely proud of our warm service, delicious food servings and a...

Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This trip was to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary. We spent 10 nights here in early April and we had an absolutely great time. Our first 8 nights were spent in a Beach Villa (167) which I would say is in a great position on the island. We did request a single villa but ended up with an adjoining villa...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lucamia, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! It is such a pleasure to read, that you had an amazing celebration of your Silver Wedding Anniversary at Vilamendhoo. Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to share your wonderful holiday memories. We are most delighted to know, that you had a wonderful stay in our spacious...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we arrived at Vilamendhoo we were blown away! Within minutes of arriving we were spotting Stingrays and Reef Sharks. Our Jacuzzi Water Villa had spectacular lagoon views and direct assess to the reef. The food was excellent, we particularly enjoyed the Full Moon BBQ dinner on the beach on our last night, very romantic! We did the...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah N, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! It is a pleasure for us to know, that you have had such a great experience on our beautiful Island. We are certainly happy to read, that you enjoyed our beautiful Jacuzzi Water Villas, which are known for their wonderful view of the Indian Ocean and easy-access to Vilamendhoo’s...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Maldives is a real treat - an expensive one at that - so it's fair to have very high expectations. And Vilamendhoo doesn't disappoint. We stayed "on the cheap", meaning a garden bungalow (vs. on the water) but frankly it was absolutely magnificent. The full board buffet was consistently exceptional, the staff friendly and knowledgeable, the flight smooth,...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sam_and_Ena, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! It is such a pleasure to read, that you had an amazing vacation at Vilamendhoo. Thank you for choosing our Resort for your holiday and taking some of your valuable time to share your amazing holiday memories. We are most delighted to know, that you had a wonderful stay in...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its hard to know where to start, this was such a wonderful holiday to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary and totally exceeded our expectations. We booked through Thomson Worldwide after doing lots of research into different islands settling on Vilamendhoo largely based on such positive reviews. We flew with Emirates which went smoothly and waited less than an hour for...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear sunnyskyLondon, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! It is such a pleasure to read, that you had a wonderful celebration of your 25th Wedding Anniversary at Vilamendhoo. Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to share your amazing holiday memories. We are most delighted to know, that you had a wonderful stay in our spacious...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say amazing. We had a Beach Villa on the north side of the Island. It was all of 20 steps to the sea. Villa was very comfortable and was kept very clean by our Room Cleaner. The snorkelling was wonderful and like other reviews we picked this island for the house reef which did not disappoint. Even...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear geraldgiraffe, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa We are happy to read, that you enjoyed so much of what Vilamendhoo has to offer. We certainly take pride in our warm and friendly service, delicious cuisine, as well as our magnificent house reef, which makes for fantastic diving adventures. What a thrill to have been able to swim...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Maldives, but hopefully not the last! We we did a lot of research before choosing Vilamendhoo and were delighted with our choice. Firstly - we booked with a UK based agency called "Purely Maldives" who were extremely helpful in assisting us with helping us choose from the numerous options for resorts in the...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear kristyw83, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! We are thrilled to read, that you had a wonderful experience of our beautiful Island, especially as your first time in the Maldives. Thank you for making Vilamendhoo your Resort of choice and for taking the time to send us your holiday memories. Being a family-friendly Resort with adults-only areas,...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third holiday to the Maldives and we picked Vilamendhoo primarily for the snorkeling. We booked a Jacuzzi Beach villa on the all inclusive package but were upgraded to a Jacuzzi Water Villa for two nights. The rooms in both villas were to a very high standard. They were both spacious, well set out and the open bathroom...

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CCRMaldives, General Manager at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear L0rr0, Sunny greetings from Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa! It is truly a pleasure hosting you again at Vilamendhoo. Thank you for making our Resort your Maldivian destination of choice and taking the time to pen this wonderful review. We are most delighted to read, that you enjoyed so much of what our Resort has to offer. Namely, our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vilamendhoo Island Resort, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon, an excellent house reef and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only Resort on the island of Vilamendhoo, South Ari Atoll. It is 900 meters long by 250 meters wide, about 55 acres. Your seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport is a scenic, 25 minute flight. 184 Rooms include 30 Jacuzzi water villas, 30 Jacuzzi beach villas, 111 beach villas and 13 garden rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Address: Vilamendhoo Island, 20187
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Vilamendhoo
Price Range: $387 - $1,488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 184
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Vilamendhoo Island Hotel Vilamendhoo
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa Maldives
Hotel Vilamendhoo Island
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“Jacuzzi Beach Villas are on best and widest part of the beach and quiet because they are adult only”
BenandHeidi, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Even the "cheaper" garden rooms are still only 30 seconds from the sea...”
Sam_and_Ena, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“North side is quieter and in my opinion more beautiful, would recommend rooms 162-174.”
sunnyskyLondon, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“North Side of the Island has the better snorkelling”
geraldgiraffe, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Jacuzzi Beach villas on the south side were lovely”
Lynn6773, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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