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A luxurious all-villa resort, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa offers an indulgent experience with breath-taking tropical surroundings. Immersed in stunning scenery of over 17,000 coconut palms, vast stretches of picture-perfect coastline and azure lagoons, the backdrop to this resort is truly inspiring. There are various villa types to choose from, each with elegant décor, beautiful vistas and contemporary furnishings.

This peaceful retreat caters to adults and kids in equal measure, so it’s a great choice for family getaways in the Maldivian sunshine. The Cool Zone ensures children have plenty to keep them entertained, from jungle trails and yoga to nature arts and crafts. For the adults, there’s the pampering spa where you can treat yourself to a traditional massage or an Ayurvedic treatment, or take a boat trip out in search of dolphins.

There are six restaurants and bars to choose from, with a great selection of culinary offerings, cocktails and entertainment to enjoy. If you’re a golf enthusiast, the nine-hole golf course offers panoramic ocean views for you to enjoy in between practicing your swing. And the crystal clear waters lend themselves perfectly to water-based activities – the resort offers snorkelling and scuba diving options, in addition to scenic boat trips.


Set in the southernmost portion of the Maldives, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is encircled by coral reefs, nature trails, endemic flora and vast swathes of coconut palms. This area is remote and uninterrupted, offering a true taste of tropical paradise.

  • The resort is situated a 70-minute flight from Male International Airport, followed by a five minute boat ride from Gan International Airport on Addu Atoll.

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa operates +1 hour ahead of Male for daylight saving time, your onwards seaplane to Male Airport will reflect Male & Gan time.

The resort offers 132 villas in total.

Each villa includes:

  • Sundeck with lounge space and daybeds
  • Bathroom with bathtub, shower, bathrobes and slippers
  • Open-air shower
  • 40” TV and DVD player
  • Telephone
  • iPod docking station
  • Hairdryer
  • Nespresso machine
  • Minibar
  • In-room safe
  • Complimentary internet access

Villa types:

  • Pool Villa – Surrounded by forest scenery and overlooking the ocean, these villas feature their own pool and a patio or terrace; sleeps up to three adults, one adult and three children or two adults and two children
  • Deluxe Pool Villa – Features sea views, a private infinity pool, sun deck, outdoor furniture on the terrace and a personal in-villa host; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults
  • Water Villa – Tropical villas set over the lagoon with access to the waters, personal in-villa host and amazing sea views; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults*
  • Ocean View Villa – Features an infinity pool, sun deck with loungers, personal in-villa host and surrounding ocean scenery; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults*
  • Beach Villa – Spacious villas with a thatched-roof entry gate leading to the villa, private terrace with beach access, private infinity pool, personal in-villa host and amazing beach views; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults*
  • Two-Bedroom Beach Villa – Luxurious villas that are ideal for groups or families, these feature a private infinity pool, personal in-villa host, two detached bedrooms, large patio and sun deck; sleeps up to six people
  • Treehouse Villa – Unique and secluded, these villas are set among the treetops with panoramic views of the lagoons and surrounding scenery, private infinity pool and personal in-villa host; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults*
  • Villa Muthee – Singular villa surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery, this villa features its own infinity pool, a spa pavilion, dressing area and walk-in wardrobe, personal in-villa host and secluded location; sleeps up to one adult and three children, two adults and two children or three adults
  • Villa Laalu – Two-bedroom villa with an open-air terrace, infinity pool, master bedroom with spa pavilion, in-room bathtub for two and adjacent cascading water feature, and a personal in-villa host; sleeps up to six people

*Please note that we do not recommend this villa to families with children under 12yrs due to the open nature of the design.

  • Javvu – All-day dining in a poolside venue with a menu of prime steaks, fresh seafood and Mediterranean-inspired dishes; open 7am-10.30am and 12.30pm-10pm
  • Dr Ali’s – Varied menu served up in three Eastern-style living rooms where you can sample the distinctive flavours of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Gulf and South China Sea; open 6.30pm-10pm
  • Fashala – Overlooking gorgeous ocean views, this fine dining restaurant has an intimate ambience and offers delicious dishes crafted from local produce; open 6.30pm-10pm
  • Endheri – Stylish bar located on the beach with a menu of refreshing drinks and snacks as well as music throughout the evening; open 10am-late daily with lunch served 12.30pm-3pm and snacks from 3pm-late
  • Manzaru – Casual yet contemporary bar with music, cocktails and snacks
  • M Lounge – Chic lounge bar with live DJ sets and tranquil ocean views; open 10am-late
  • Outdoor infinity pool and Jacuzzi
  • CHI, the Spa including Ayurvedic treatments, wellbeing programs and locally-inspired treatment; open 10am-10pm
  • Nine-hole golf course
  • Surfing
  • Health club
  • Yoga/Meditation classes
  • Tennis courts
  • Badminton court
  • Watersports including snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Dolphin cruise
  • Big game fishing and hand line fishing
  • Cultural and historical tours of nearby islands
  • Jogging trails/Jungle trails
  • Entertainment centre

The resort is ideally suited to family holidays, with a great range of activities to suit all ages. The following facilities are included to ensure that younger guests are entertained throughout their stay:

  • The Cool Zone kids club offers a range of activities for children including jungle wildlife tours, crab hunting, arts and crafts, fitness such as yoga and swimming, and underwater adventures where kids can learn about the marine life of the region   *open 9am-7pm, for ages 4-12
  • The island's Entertainment Centre has play-stations, a billard table, and pinball machines and various
    computer gaming stations. There is a bar serving beverages and snacks.
  • The Shangri-La Eco Centre – a place to learn about the conservation works around Villingili and how
    visitors can support these efforts. There's loads of information on the island’s nature trails and underwater
    beauty, as well as the best dive sites nearby.
  • Babysitting service   *available upon request

Honeymooner's staying for a minimum of 7 consecutive nights will receive:

  • Room rate discount of 50%
  • Bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Romantic room decoration
  • 60 minute spa massage
  • A romantic dinner during stay (when staying for a minimum of 10 consecutive nights)
  • Complimentary upgrade to Water Villa from 1 May 18 - 31 Oct 18

You are required to provide a valid Marriage Certificate at time of check-in.
The honeymoon must take place no later than 9 months post wedding date

  • An ocean view from every Villa
  • Private Villa Pool for all categories excluding Water Villa
  • 24 hour Villa Host Service with In-Villa Check-in
  • Endheri Pool facilities including: Complimentary cold towels, chilled water and cooling spray, chilled fruit around the pool, Sun lounges and towels.
  • Complimentary use of bicycles and professional snorkelling set per person
  • Complimentary use of non-motorized water sports equipment (excluding Hobie Cat Cat sailing equipment)
  • Complimentary use of Gymnasium (including sauna and steam bath), Cool Zone (kids club) and teens Entertainment Centre
  • Complimentary access to two floodlit tennis courts
  • Complimentary Villingili Eco Tour with guide.
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Fruit amenity on arrival - replenished daily
  • Press Reader - Daily access
  • Nespresso machine in room, 40' LCD TV in all rooms and Bose DVD player.

Customers dining on Half Board get the following:

  • Daily Buffet Breakfast at Javvu Restaurant
  • Dinner at Javuu Restaurant (If you want to dine at Fashala or Dr Ali Restaurant then a $110 credit will be put towards your meal)

Customers on All Inclusive get the following:

  • Daily Buffet Breakfast at Javvu Restaurant
  • Dinner at Javuu Restaurant (If you want to dine at Fashala or Dr Ali Restaurant then a $110 credit will be put towards your meal)
  • Unlimited Selection of white wine, red wine, beer, spirits and selected cocktails in restaurants and bars only.
  • 20% discount on motorized water sports
  • Unlimited non-motorized water sports
  • 50% off spa treatments at CHI, The Spa
  • One time Laundry bag per stay, washed, folded and packed
  • Fruit basket replenished daily
  • Unlimited complimentary Wifi
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