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Shangri La Villingili Resort and Spa

  • Deluxe

‘Picturesque Pampering & Exhilarating Water Sports

Included in Condé Nast Johansens’ eight most indulgent spa treatment resorts on earth in 2015, Shangri La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is located on the Addu Atoll in the south equator. Presented as a sprawling mesh of gardens, the resort features a variety of secluded and contemporary accommodation options that are built up on stilts, over-water, on the pristine stretch of 6km beachfront or amongst the gardens. There is a certain emphasis on the selection of water and land sports punctuated by diving amongst the coral beds and a 9-hole golf course featuring predominantly par-3 holes. Experience CHI, The Spa – with its speciality Ayurveda and Asian treatments, or simply watch the world go by in one of the three savoury restaurants.



In Our Opinion

‘With its self-contained villas, family activity options and a golden beach, Shangri La’s Villingili is able to satisfy the needs of families and honeymooners in equal measures'

There are choices of one and two pavilions, land and water locations plus two larger, individual villas.

  • 40’ LCD TV / DVD
  • Bose home theatre system
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • iPod docking station
  • IDD telephone
  • Safe
  • Nespresso machine
  • Minibar
  • Tea facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Pillow menu
  • Shangri-La premium toiletries
  • Twice daily housekeeping
  • Personal villa host service
  • In villa check – in
  • Complimentary Wi – Fi
  • Complimentary fruit on arrival
  • Complimentary newspaper / digital newsreader
  • Complimentary use of bicycles / snorkelling equipment per person
  • Complimentary use of non-motorised sports equipment
  • Complimentary use of entertainment centre / gym / sauna / steam bath and kid’s club
  • Complimentary access to two floodlit tennis courts
  • Complimentary Villingili Eco Tour guide
  • Endheri Pool, including complimentary cold towels, chilled water, cooling spray, chilled fruit around pool & sun loungers
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Deluxe fresh fruit replenished daily
  • Daily in-villa spa treatment for two people in Villa Muthee or four people in Villa Laalu
  • Yoga, yoga-nidra or meditation in the Villa’s private yoga pavilion
  • Personal villa host and personal buggy
  • Personalised bathrobes
  • Private return speed boat transfers from Gan International Airport

Water Villa

Connected to the main island by way of a timber walkway, these Water Villas are built on stilts over the resort’s lagoon.

FEATURES

  • 166sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor / outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Open-air terrace
  • Connected to the island via stand-alone walkway
  • Direct access to the lagoon
  • Over water cradle
  • Built on stilts over the lagoon
  • Indian ocean view

  • 40’ LCD TV / DVD
  • Bose home theatre system
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • iPod docking station
  • IDD telephone
  • Safe
  • Nespresso machine
  • Minibar
  • Tea facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Pillow menu
  • Shangri-La premium toiletries
  • Twice daily housekeeping
  • Personal villa host service
  • In villa check – in
  • Complimentary Wi – Fi
  • Complimentary fruit on arrival
  • Complimentary newspaper / digital newsreader
  • Complimentary use of bicycles / snorkelling equipment per person
  • Complimentary use of non-motorised sports equipment
  • Complimentary use of entertainment centre / gym / sauna / steam bath and kid’s club
  • Complimentary access to two floodlit tennis courts
  • Complimentary Villingili Eco Tour guide
  • Endheri Pool, including complimentary cold towels, chilled water, cooling spray, chilled fruit around pool & sun loungers
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Deluxe fresh fruit replenished daily
  • Daily in-villa spa treatment for two people in Villa Muthee or four people in Villa Laalu
  • Yoga, yoga-nidra or meditation in the Villa’s private yoga pavilion
  • Personal villa host and personal buggy
  • Personalised bathrobes
  • Private return speed boat transfers from Gan International Airport

Pool Villa

The Pool Villa combines a bedroom and bathroom that offers an oval bathtub and indoor – outdoor shower facilities. A private pool is the undoubted highlight of the Villa which is positioned near the terrace.

FEATURES

  • 133sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor / outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Private pool
  • Open-air terrace
  • Forest view

Deluxe Pool Villa

Providing ample seclusion and privacy surrounded by vegetation, the Deluxe Pool Villa features an  infinity pool, a wooden sundeck and a garden.

FEATURES

  • 189sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor/outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Living room
  • Infinity pool
  • Private garden
  • Wooden sundeck
  • Ocean view

Ocean View Villa

The villa is equipped with a bathroom and bedroom, as well as ample outdoor space accentuated by the presence of an infinity pool and a terrace.

FEATURES

  • 218sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor/outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Infinity pool
  • Terrace
  • Situated on stilts 3 metres off of the ground
  • Ocean view

Ocean View Tree House Villa

Perched on stilts and nestled in seclusion, the Tree House Villa is ideally positioned amongst  greenery and views of the Indian Ocean.

FEATURES

  • 231sqm
  • One bedroom with one king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor / outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Private infinity pool
  • Separate living area
  • Open-air terrace
  • Perched on stilts
  • Personal island host
  • Views of the Indian Ocean

Beach Villa

Your introduction to the Beach Villa begins with a rustic thatched roof entry gate leading in to a landscaped courtyard. A private infinity pool is accompanied by a secluded terrace which leads on to the beach.

FEATURES

  • 189sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor / outdoor showers & twin vanities
  • Private infinity pool
  • Private terrace with direct access to beach
  • Set over two pavilions
  • Thatched roof entry gate leading to landscaped courtyard
  • Courtyard view

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa King

With separate facilities located adjacent to one another, the Two Bedroom Beach Villa has two separate bedrooms and the two villas share an infinity pool, large patio and sundeck from which guests can directly access the beach.

FEATURES

  • 224sqm
  • Master bedroom with king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 6 adults, or 4 adults and 2 children
  • Two bathrooms with oval bathtubs, indoor / outdoor showers & twin vanities
  • Private infinity pool
  • Shared patio and sundeck
  • Direct beach access
  • Thatched roof entry gate with landscaped gardens
  • Pool and garden view

Villa Muthee

Villa Muthee has a terrace and views of the surrounding seascapes, or as well as a private infinity pool. Villa Muthee also has an over-water spa and a pavilion.

FEATURES

  • 570sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, indoor and twin outdoor shower & twin vanities
  • Private infinity pool
  • Terrace
  • Walk-in wardrobe / dressing area
  • Spa pavilion
  • Over-water pavilion
  • Indian ocean view

Villa Laalu

The jewel in the crown at Shangri La’s Villingili, Villa Laalu features two high ceiling bedrooms, a separate living room, bathroom and a private infinity pool or secluded spa pavilion.

FEATURES

  • 957sqm
  • Two bedrooms
  • Master bedroom with king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 6 adults, or 4 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with bathtub for two raised on textured stone, cascading water feature & twin vanities
  • Separate lounge area
  • Private infinity pool
  • Open-air terrace
  • Spa pavilion
  • Round the clock in villa dining
  • Veranda
  • Air-conditioned al fresco dining pavilion
  • Indian Ocean view

Villingili Golf Course is situated on seven and a half hectares on the southern end of Villingili Island. Designed and managed by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, the course is a nine-hole golf course, most of which are par 3 and there are also par 4 holes.

The course averages 112 metres in length and is a recreational, although challenging and scenic course. A diversity of palms and flora dominate the land challenges, while there are also notable areas of beach and turquoise lagoons.

The golf course features a clubhouse with a pro shop, equipment rental and café.

The golf course is open 07:00 – 19:00.

A resort that is included in a list of the eight most indulgent spa resorts on earth could not be a more perfect choice for a honeymoon. The resort offers the following extras:

Honeymoon Offer One – 5 nights or more – Complimentary

• 50% discount on room rate
• One bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
• Romantic room decoration
• 60 minute massage

Honeymoon Offer Two – 7 nights or more – Complimentary

• All the benefits of Offer One
• One romantic dinner during stay

Conditions

• Minimum 5/7 nights stay as applicable
• Wedding must be within 9 months of arrival date
• Proof of marriage to be presented on arrival
• Valid from 1 November 2018 to 8 January 2019 (excluding 19 December 2018 to 8 January 2019, 6 to 13 February 2018 and 18 December 2018 to 8 January 2019)

Leisure


• Endheri pool & a free form infinity pool with Jacuzzi
• CHI, The Spa
• The Health Club with gym / steam room / sauna
• 6km of beachfront
• Entertainment centre
• Luxury yacht
• Jungle trails / eco tours
• Eco centre – offer guided activities and discovery
• Tilapia and Koi fish feeding

Services

• Meet and greet service at Malé and Gan airports
• Complimentary airport boat transfer
• Decompression chamber
• Foreign exchange counter
• Hair & beauty salon
• Doctor on call
• Laundry & valet service
• Four retail shops
• Safety deposit box
• Eco centre
• Photographer
• Complimentary shoe shine service
• Postal & courier service
• Express check-in and check-out service
• Hyperbaric chamber / hyperbaric doctor & trained attendants

Land Sports

• Tennis
• Beach Frisbee
• Badminton
• Beach volleyball / football
• Bocce ball
• Boules
• Football pitch

Water Sports


• Snorkelling
• Dolphin cruise
• Big game fishing
• Kayaking
• Catamaran
• Fishing
• Kite surfing
• Paddle board
• Parasailing
• Seabob
• Small Dhoni sailing
• Surfing
• Water-skiing
• Mono-skiing
• Wake boarding
• Knee boarding
• Wind surfing

Diving


Guests at Shangri La’s Villingili are treated to an excellent diving experience available for all levels of abilities. Beginner and advanced PADI dive courses are available for divers in a variety of world class diving locations, teeming with marine life.

Courses include:
• Advanced Open Water Diver
• Discovery Scuba Diving
• Open Water Diver
• Specialty courses

Diving facilities are available 08:00 – 18:00.

CHI, The Spa


Located in its own serene spa village, CHI, The Spa is a secluded sanctuary of pampering for the body and soul.

A unique yoga pavilion overlooks the Indian Ocean, where guests are treated to massages and Indian Ayurvedic treatments.

Treatments include:
• Body massage
• Indian Ayurvedic treatments
• Asian massages
• Hydrotherapy

Open 10:00 – 22:00
Children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the spa

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Bed and breakfast

Half board

Full board

Dr Ali's Restaurant

Dr Ali’s Restaurant & Bar

Dr Ali’s Restaurant features three distinctive living rooms representing different cultures and corresponding cuisine: Indian Ocean, South China and the Arabian Gulf. Open 19:00 – 22:30. Seats 122.

Javvu Restaurant

Located adjacent to Endheri Pool, Javvu is an all-day dining restaurant that combines a café eatery with western influenced evening cuisine. Open for breakfast 07:00 – 10:30, light meals 15:00 – 18:30, dinner 19:00 – 22:30. Seats 144.

Fashala Lounge

Fashala is a seafood restaurant that uses only the finest local products and freshly caught fish. Vintage wines are also a welcome addition. Open 19:00 – 22:30. Seats 54.

Manzaru Bar

Manzaru serves international bottled beers and cosmopolitan cocktails. Seats 16.

Endheri Pool Bar

Endheri is a poolside snack bar by day and entertainment venue by night, with upbeat electronic, dance and acoustic sets. Open 10:00 – late, lunch 12:30 – 15:00 and snacks 15:00 – late. Seats 55.

M Lounge

By day, the appearance of M Lounge, with its classic yet simplistic slice of contemporary design, suits the ambiance of the island with its relaxing manner. However, M Lounge also transforms in to an upscale DJ spot later in the day. Open 10:00 – late. Seats 48.

Shangri La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is located on Villingili Island in the Addu Atoll of the Maldives, a 70 minute flight from the capital of Malé and its international airport and a five minute boat ride from Gan International Airport.

Nearby Attractions
• 70 minutes by plane from Male International Airport
• 8 minute boat ride from Gan airport on Addu atoll
• 6km of coastline and 2km of white sandy beach
• Five nearby islands located on a 17 kilometre road
• Very close to around 25 dive sites teeming with marine life
• Many nature trails to be explored
• 30 minute boat ride to the 140 metre ‘British Loyalty’ shipwreck

Shangri La’s Villingili Resort & Spa welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

Accommodation
• All accommodation options at Shangri La’s Villingili Resort & Spa can facilitate up to two children
• The Two Bedroom Beach Villa & Villa Laalu provide two bedroom

Dining
• Guests under the age of 12 enjoy complimentary buffet meals in all day dining and pool cafes when accompanied by a paying adult

Beach & Sea
• White gold sand at beach
• Warm waters
• Gradual entrance to waters

Swimming pool
• There are two swimming pools at the resort

Medical
• A house doctor is on call

Family entertainment / activities
• Aside from any children’s club does the hotel offer activities for families to enjoy together?

Kids Club
The Cool Zone

Ages allowed
• 4 - 12

Opening times
• 09:00 – 19:00

Indoor activities include:
• Face painting
• Arts & crafts

Outdoor activities
• Treasure hunt
• Pirate adventure
• Jungle discovery
• Crab hunting and racing
• Underwater adventures
• Island fitness

Babysitting
• Babysitting is available at the resort

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