Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

Average Kiwi Rating

8.9

Kiwi Rating Explained

Service
9
Rooms
8
Food & Beverage
9
Spa & Fitness
8
Attention to Detail
9
Generosity & Value
9
Wow / Hip Factor
9
Architecture & Design
9
Location
10
Fit to Promise
9

Nightly Rates from:

USD 545
Nightly Rates From

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Overview

The Maldives' first south-of-the-equator luxury resort, Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, offers an experience so blissful you'd probably do just about anything to get there.

Traditionally, sailors crossing the equator for the first time were subject to hazardous initiation rites, including getting cast overboard and dragged beside their ship. No such obligation exists for today's tourists, but even if it did, the chance to visit Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa would make any hardship well worthwhile. Though the word paradise gets overused, at Villingili, no description is more fitting.

For starters, Villingili occupies its own island. The picturesque coastline and pristine beaches surround lush vegetation, natural lagoons, and nature trails. Accommodation is all-villa, with private ocean retreats and tree house villas commanding superb views.

For activities, visitors are truly spoiled. The Maldives' turquoise waters offer spectacular opportunities for diving and snorkeling among rays, sailfish, and turtles. Cultural tours around the local sites can also be arranged, allowing those looking for a more cerebral activity plenty to ruminate over.

Guests can even take a cruise to the equator - only with lunch provided rather than hazing. Ah, progress!

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Amenities

  • Boutique Shopping
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gift Shop
  • Indoor Sauna / Spa
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Kids Club-Daily Activities
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Private Dining Room
  • Private/Suite Pools
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa
  • Spa Services
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tennis Courts
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Beach Towels
  • Bottled Water in Room
  • Butler Service
  • Butler Service (24-Hour)
  • Concierge
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • DVD Player
  • Express Check In / Check Out
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Fresh Fruit in Room
  • Front Desk
  • Front Desk (24-Hour)
  • Gazebo / Private Relaxation
  • Gift Shop
  • Handicapped Facilities
  • High Speed Internet (Complimentary)
  • High Speed Internet (Wireless)
  • In-room safe
  • iPod dock in rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Massage
  • Nanny/Babysitting Service
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor BBQ
  • Outdoor Dining & Lounging Area
  • Private Chef Available
  • Room Service
  • Room Service (24-Hour)
  • Turndown Service
  • Welcome Amenity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Interests

  • Cooking Classes
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Gastronomy
  • Golf
  • Honeymoon
  • Romance
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Watersports
  • Wedding

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Location

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa sits on Villingili Island in the Maldives' Addu Atoll. The resort is reached via a 70-minute private jet flight from Malé and a boat ride from Gan Airport on Addu Atoll.

Reservations

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PHONE: +1.877.999.0680
EMAIL: Reservations Team

Monday to Friday 6am – 12am
Saturday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
Hours of operation are in Pacific Standard Time.
  • Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives
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Recognition & Affiliates

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives is part of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - Best Beach Hotel - 2013
Wine Spectator - Award of Excellence - 2013
Travel Weekly - Best Luxury Hotel (Hot Hotels List) - 2013
Crystal Awards - Best Resort Spa - 2010