A stylish all-villa resort, popular with honeymooners and couples, located in the quieter Addu Atoll in the far south of the Maldives. Excellent snorkelling and also fabulous for surfing, sailing and kite surfing. Villingili also has Maldives first 9-hole golf course! The resort has even moved its clocks forward one hour to give guests an extra hour of daylight!
Shangri-La's Villingili Resort is the definition of luxury where Maldives holiday experiences are tailored to individual guests. Located just south of the equator, this villa-only resort is surrounded by a coral reef and has 2kms of white sand beaches and 6kms of coastline.
The resort comprises 132 spacious villas, from sixty private water villas and eight unique tropical tree houses to over thirty pool villas and some 25 beachside residences. Whichever villa you choose, you are assured of breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. All villas feature a wealth of luxurious amenities, expansive sundecks, patios, daybeds and lounge areas, as well as complimentary internet access, Bose sound system, ipod dock and LCD TV.
Three restaurants at Shangri-La's Villingili offer exquisite dining options. Javvu, the resort's main restaurant is located poolside and offers international cuisine; Fashala on the north coast provides sumptuous seafood; while Dr Ali's has Arabic, Indian and Cantonese-inspired flavours. Alternatively, enjoy a custom-made Dine by Design experience at the location of your choice... on the equator perhaps? Three bars and lounges provide the perfect options for sunset cocktails or relaxing with your favourite tipple!
Villingili has a wealth of leisure options. As well as the sublime white sand beaches and superb snorkelling around the reef, there is a large main swimming pool, tennis court, a host of water sports including surfing and kite-surfing, CHI spa, plus a Cool Zone Kids Club. Relatively unique to the Maldives, there's a 9-hole golf course, while cultural/historical tours can be arranged to neighbouring islands where a Maldivian community resides.
Shangri-La's Villingili resort makes the perfect choice for a luxury honeymoon in the Maldives and is also perfect for combining with a stopover in Dubai.
Approximately 1 hour 15min domestic flight from Male International Airport to Gan Airport followed by a 10min speedboat transfer to the resort.
Water sport activities including snorkelling, surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, windsurfing and kite surfing. Diving and deep sea fishing trips can also be arranged, as can Dolphin cruises and luxury yacht charters. On land, there's a main swimming pool, tennis court, badminton court, jogging and 'jungle' trails, bicycle hire, 9-hole golf course, as well as the Chi Spa. A Cool Zone kids club offers supervised daily activities for younger guests.
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Review of Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa
Paradise on earth, have never seen anything quite like it. Very hard to describe just how beautiful it is, suggest you check out the videos on their website, although even they do not match the reality!
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