Vakarufahli Island Resort is located on the soft white sand in the South Ari Atoll and delivers guests a truly authentic and traditional Maldivian experience. The resort offers lush vegetation throughout, a magnificent lagoon and excellent coral reef suitable for swimming and snorkelling, an easily accessible house reef and surprisingly spacious accommodation. The island also prides itself on being a quiet island as there is no seaplane platform, no motorised water sports or speedboats - only the more traditional dhonis, which makes this resort perfect for a quiet, intimate holiday or honeymoon.
The 79 villas, 28 of which built over water, are finished to a high standard with wooden flooring, cream walls, lavish furniture and private verandas with daybeds as standard. All benefit from air-conditioning, ceiling fan, terraces, tea and coffee making facilities and mini bar.
The resorts main restaurant, ILAA, offers international buffet meals with European and Mediterranean dishes under its thatched roof and on a spacious wooden terrace. To make your stay even more memorable, you can also organise romantic candlelit dinner on the veranda of your room or on the beach (fees apply). There is also the Ihaa Bar where you can enjoy drinks, cocktails and light snacks whilst enjoying the wonderful sunsets.
Vakarufalhi Maldives wants you to experience Maldivian culture through exciting activities on the island.
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Please contact us on 01752 880 880 to hear about this hotel
Children: Children are welcome at Vakarufalhi Maldives.
Transfers: Vakarufalhi is reached by a 25-minute seaplane transfer from Male International Airport.
Facilities: Badminton, scuba diving, darts, volleyball, water sports, table tennis, board games such as chess, checkers and scrabble, spa, steam room, fitness centre, WiFi, laundry service, souvenir shop, library, 24 hour reception.
Spa: The Vakarufahli Spa takes inspiration from traditional and modern therapies from around the globe, with an emphasis on healing traditions from Asia and Africa. There are a wide variety of spa treatments and massages, plus beauty and well-being packages.
Excursions: A range of excursions are available including whale shark spotting, snorkelling, discovering a virgin island, turtle excursion, sunset dolphin cruise and morning fishing.
Meal Arrangements: Guests can stay on a half board, full board or all-inclusive basis. The award-winning kitchen of Vakarufalhi Maldives provides guests with various specialties from all over the world. Enjoy dishes from Mediterranean cuisine to Arabic, and Asian fare (Japanese, Indian, Korean, Indonesian, Chinese, and more).
Dining: Vakarufahli offers dining their main restaurant, ILAA - an open-air buffet restaurant located on an extended wooden deck beside the white-sand beach. Ilaa represents the truest style of Maldivian dining with modern touches. The cuisine is an international buffet with a focus on vibrant flavours from Europe and the Mediterranean. The buffet is open between the hours of 7.30-9.30, 13.00-14.30 and 20.00-21.30. Guests can also book a candlelit dinner on the waterfront, where your meal is cooked table side as you enjoy the sunset.
Villas are finished to a high standard with wooden flooring, cream walls, lavish furniture and private verandas with daybeds as standard. All benefit from air-conditioning, ceiling fan, terraces, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, safe, a hairdryer and plasma TV.
Beach Villa: These villas offer guests comfortable accommodation facing out over the lagoon, with a private veranda and direct access to the beach. They feature one king-size bed and one day bed, a semi open-air bathroom and cubicle shower. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children. 650 sq ft.
Sunset Beach Villa: These villas face the lagoon and offer direct access to the beach. Each feature one king-size bed and one day bed, with a semi open-air bathroom, cubicle shower and private veranda, day bed and chairs. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults and 2 children. 650 sq ft.
Junior Honeymoon Water Villa: These villas feature one king-size bed and one day bed. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults. 600 sq ft.
Water Villa: These over water villas offer guests a generously spacious accommodation, and large outdoor deck that leads out to the ocean with day beds, sun loungers and outdoor shower. They feature one king-size bed, one day bed and one sofa bed, day bed, loungers, walk in closet/wardrobe, free standing bath tub and shower cubicle, plus retractable windows. Maximum occupancy: 3 adults. 1225 sq ft.
Pool Villa: These over water villas feature one king-size bed, one day bed and one sofa bed, with retractable windows and bean bags. Maximum occupancy: 4 adults and 2 children. 1250 sq ft.