Excellent 8.9
Based on 197 reviews

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About this property


Set in a remote corner of South Ari Atoll, this amazing slice of heaven is very popular with couples and dive enthusiasts alike. Vakarufalhi Island Resort is just 25 minutes by seaplane from Male Airport and houses 50 wonderfully crafted bungalows located directly on the beach. Rooms feature king-sized beds, a terraced area with sun loungers, and a garden bathroom area where guests can relax in the tub and gaze at the truly stunning surroundings. The resorts comprehensive dive center is internationally registered and offers guests the chance to earn their PADI license in one of the most beautiful dive areas in the world. There is also a stunning array of massages and holistic treatments available at the Duniye Spa. The Vakarufalhi Island Resort includes the IIaa Restaurant serving fresh seafood and international favorites in a tranquil paradise setting.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi [portable rental]
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Shuttle service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Badminton court(s)
  • Canoeing
  • Dart board
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Karaoke
  • Massage(s)
  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Table tennis
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Restaurant [halal]
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Shrine
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room


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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Cantonese]
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Sinhala
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Please note that children are welcome in the Beach Villas. Guests from 12 years old and older are welcome in the Water Villas.
The resort does not allow children below 12 years old to stay in the Water Villa for safety reasons.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 3-11 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Minimum age of guests is: 3 year(s).
  • 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

Airport Transfer Fee: 380 USD
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-In Until: 06:00PM
Check-Out From: 07:00AM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 98.0 km
Distance to Airport: 98.0 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 1
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 75
Reception Open Until: 12:00AM
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 25
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2009
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Type of Transfer:

Season 1
From 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016

Type of Transfer: Seaplane
Adult (12 and up) : $380
Child (2-11 years old) : $240
Infant (Below 2 year (s) old) : Complimentary

Type of Transfer: Domestic Flight & Speedboat
Adult (12 and up) : $275
Child (2-11 years old) : $137.5
Infant (Below 2 year (s) old) : Complimentary

***Please note that to be able to get to the resort on the same day, guests must arrive on international flight before 15:00hrs (Seaplane), 20:00hrs (Domestic Flight & Speedboat)
Transfer rates subject to change without prior notice.

Maldives booking and transfer info (FAQ)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!
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based on 197 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.7
  • Location 8.9
  • Room comfort and quality 8.8
  • Service 9.0
  • Value for money 8.7
  • Food and dining 8.7


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