2015
Excellent 8.9
Based on 111 reviews

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About Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa

Description

An exclusive all villa resort and spa, Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa is perfectly located in the Maldives. To preserve the foliage, this airy and boutique-styled resort is built around large trees including aged banyan trees. A variety of innovative spa treatments and activities are available to both energetic and leisure seeking clients. The villa enjoys ample space and the resort provides the opportunity to take part in a vast selection of activities such as walking through the resort’s jungle, diving in the lagoon, jogging along the beach, following jogging trails, and exercising at a well-equipped gym. The hotel provides a variety of dining options. Dr Ali's Restaurant, for example, offers cookery of the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea, and the Arabian Gulf. Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa also offers four excellent bars and lounges with a good atmosphere, perfect for relaxing and revitalizing. Nestled in a breathtaking area of Maldives, this resort can create memories to last a lifetime.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle rental
  • Shuttle service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Badminton court(s)
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hot tub
  • Massage(s)
  • Sauna
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Tours
  • Watersport equipment rentals
  • Water sports (motorized)
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wind surfing
  • Yoga room

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Playground

Access

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
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Policies

Please be informed that your reservations made 3 days prior to arrival are subject to the seat availability of the return domestic transfers (Male-Gan-Male). The hotel therefore strongly suggests you to reserve your accommodation in advance to ensure the availability of these seats.

Please be informed that additional adult 12 years old and above will be charge at USD 285 per person per night, Subject to a 10% service charge, 8% GST and the mandatory Maldivian bed tax of USD 8 per person per night, regardless of age. GST will change from 8% to 12% on November 1, 2014. USD 8 Maldivian Bed Tax will not be applicable any longer from December 1, 2014.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-11 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Internet Usage Fee: 0 USD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 4
Number of Restaurants: 3
Number of Rooms : 132
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 5
Year Hotel Built: 2009
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Verified traveler reviews

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based on 111 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.6
  • Facilities 10.0
  • Location 8.4
  • Room Comfort/Standard 9.5
  • Service 9.2
  • Value for money 8.1
  • Food/Dining 8.5
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feng from China
Couples
Pool Villa
Stayed 1 night in February 2016
big island very very cool
i love the brand,i love the island,live it so much
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Long from Vietnam
Couples
Water Villa
Stayed 1 night in May 2016
Great Resort
Despite the location is so far from Male Airport, it takes about more than minutes on old domestic air plane to GAN airport then 5 minutes speed boat to the resort, the resort is so beautiful, nature and amazing. The staff are so much nicely and helpful. Foods is not really good bur acceptable. Good for couples to enjoy the honeymoon.
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Chi from Hong Kong
Couples
Deluxe Pool Villa
Stayed 2 nights in November 2015
Must go for the water Villa
Water Villa is comfort , nice designed and many fishes
I think the water villa is prefect , not worth to try pool villa .
Reviewed November 16, 2015

abdullah from Saudi Arabia
Couples
Pool Villa
Stayed 4 nights in August 2015
Immazing scape from everything,, perfect for relax
1-service 2- food options 3- privacy. It was a great escape from work pressure.
It was one of my best holidays.. The staff are very friendly, the service was amazing ,,the hotel is very huge you can find daily activities if you like such couples cooking, spa, water activities, etc. The only two things I would say that affected my mood were: 1- the hotel is very far from Male airport. You have to take domestic flight that is scheduled on specific times ( for 70-90 minutes) which means if the got delayed) such my case), you will wait in the airport and the Traveling day will go for nothing. 2- all the resort beach is not clean. You can find dead bird or full of plants that will not make you comfortable walking.
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Lai from Singapore
Couples
Ocean View Villa with Pool
Stayed 3 nights in August 2015
Birthday celebration
1. The friendly staffs who greet you everytime, 2. The indian food, 3. Serenity
1.Domestic flight was delayed & causing us to stay at the lounge for hours, light refreshment wasnt that fantastic. 2.The almost 2 hrs flight was torturing with the sound of propeller. 3.Touching down Gan airport have to transfer to speedboat, a warm towel would be better than cold. 4.Welcome with coconut juice was average as it was pouring heavily, does not enjoy it. Not enough umbrellas to shelter all so about 4 to 5 person squeeze in an umbrella, very unpleasant. 5.Staffs were extremely friendly & patience though, guided us through our ocean view pool villa. It was rather oversize for just 2 of us, a living room on its own, a bedroom connect with open concept bathroom with huge tub and outdoor shower. 6.Not sure was it because of the weather, mosquitos & pest infested. You can see bats flying & resting right ouside, amoung the trees. At night was really pitch dark. 7.You can call for buggy service or cycle at your convenience, was given a nokia mobile by my villa butler. 8.Room was comfortable overall, able to hear the sound of the waves. 9.Staffs were service oriented but barely meet my expectation as i am an hotelier myself in Singapore. There wasnt any WOW element coming from a 5stars resort except the generosity of bread inclusive for which ever food you ordered. 10.Food wise wasnt that fantastic for a seafood lover. I had seafood for almost every meal but the standard vary. Definitely not value for money. I had chosen Dine by Design at Mount Villingili to celebrate my husband birthday, he was surprised by the place and deco but food wasnt impressive. USD180++ per pax doesnt fit well for a 3 course meal WITHOUT beverages provided. As the sun sets around 6 plus in the evening, we became the food for mosquitos. The chef & helper did their best to keep the pests away but it will definitely be better if repellants could be pre-arranged rather than being told. As Shang was rather far from Male, would not be of my choice again considering e hassle.
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Andrew from United States
Families with young children
Pool Villa
Stayed 6 nights in June 2015
Amazing.
Location, Staff, Rooms
Our original reservation was for four days, but we stayed for ten days. It was incredible. The location and the resort are top notch. The staff was delightful. Our five-year old loved it, too. I would recommend this resort to anyone for as many days as you can spare.
Reviewed July 06, 2015

FEYZA from Turkey
Couples
Deluxe Pool Villa
Stayed 4 nights in June 2015
The best one
nature, foods, accommodation
Reviewed June 26, 2015

Anand from Australia
Couples
Deluxe Pool Villa
Stayed 4 nights in June 2015
Excellent stay
Service, Cleanliness, Privacy
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Bing from China
Couples
Water Villa
Stayed 1 night in June 2015
Fantastic
People,Room,island
Great
Reviewed June 08, 2015

Owen from Australia
Couples
Water Villa
Stayed 2 nights in June 2015
absulutely incredible
well trained staff-- extremely friendly and superhelpful, spentacular tree house and fabulous water villa, breakfast buffet was fantastic. they.serve fresh juice, you can choose what ever u lilke.
amazing place, definetely we would go back
Reviewed June 04, 2015



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