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Shangri-La’s Villingili

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The Serene villas demonstrate Middle Eastern flair featuring sienna brown, vanilla and soothing turquoise as primary colours, and the use of sun bleached wood perfectly reflects the resort’s surroundings.

Pool Villa

Surrounded by lush forest and views of the beach through tropical foliage, pool villa guests can be forgiven for thinking they are happily marooned in a forest in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
The luxury resort’s 133-square metre pool villas overlook Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa’s lush vegetation, and feature their own private pool, terrace and open-air shower. Guests at these intimate pool villas can enjoy ocean views from the comfort of their bed or catch up on their reading or relax on a day bed on the balcony. Each of the 15 pool villas comes with its own luxurious oval bathtub.
The pool villas have a contemporary Asian design that combines traditional and modern elements. All furniture is custom-made and has been selected to complement the villas’ interiors and artworks. All these stylish villas are imbued with elements of the Middle-East and touches of India. A serene mood emanates throughout and all are decorated with warm, earthy-toned
fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories.
There is also a spacious dressing area with His and Hers vanity counters for guests to place their personal items. Each pool villa is equipped with two iPods and docking station, a Bose DVD player and an espresso coffee machine.

  • 133 sqm internal space
  • External terrace
  • iPod and Docking station
  • DVD player
  • Private pool
  • Open air shower plus oval bathtub
  • Expresso machine

Deluxe Pool Villa

The day starts with a spectacular sunrise and closes amid the soothing, rhythmic lapping sound of the waves.
Located in sumptuous tranquility on the eastern side of Villingili island, all eight Deluxe Pool Villas have their own spacious garden and intimate coral beach front, offering unbeatable seclusion and second-to-none privacy.
Nestled in rich vegetation, Deluxe Pool Villa guests can enjoy the stunning views of the gentle rolling ocean from their own infinity pool and wooden sun deck.
The bedroom and bathroom look out to the sea, while the spacious patio features outdoor furniture designed for dining under the stars on a balmy evening.
The villas are set over two separate pavilions – on one side a living room, and on the other a bedroom. Every Deluxe Pool Villa features both an indoor and outdoor shower and a private terrace once more with views of the open ocean.
Each villa’s living room is equipped with a recessed 40-inch LCD TV, a Bose DVD player, two iPods and docking station, plus an espresso coffee machine.
The villas feature contemporary Asian design combining traditional and modern elements and textured stone walls mixed with white-scraped timber finish. All the villa furniture is custommade and selected to complement the villas interiors and artworks. There are spacious, exquisitely-designed His and Hers vanity counters with plenty of space for guests to place their personal items.
All these stylish spacious, 189-square metre Deluxe Pool Villas are imbued with elements of the Middle-East and touches of India. A serene mood emanates throughout and all are decorated with warm, earthy-toned fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories.

  • 189 sqm internal space
  • External terrace
  • iPod and Docking station
  • DVD player
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Indoor and Outdoor shower
  • Expresso machine

Beach Villa

For your own private haven, a luxurious Beach Villa offers splendid isolation on a white sandy beach. Set over two separate pavilions, it is like living in your own personal space – on one side there is a living pavilion, on the other the bedroom pavilion. Entry is via a thatched-roof entrygate through a landscaped courtyard leading to the rustic timber door of the villa’s entrance. Every Beach Villa features both an indoor and outdoor shower and a private terrace that leads to the beach.
These spacious, 189-square metre stand-alone villas have been built along the fine white sandy beach of Villingili island. Each of the 21 Beach Villas at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa is ideal for families or couples. Located in a beautiful setting, amidst an expertly landscaped garden, it has its own infinity pool. There is also a wooden sun deck that looks out to the sea while both bedroom and bathroom also face the ocean. The spacious patio features outdoor furniture designed for dining under the stars on a balmy evening.
There is a private terrace and the living room is equipped with a recessed 40-inch LCD TV, a Bose DVD player, two iPods and docking station, plus an espresso coffee machine.
The villas feature contemporary Asian design combining traditional and modern elements and textured stone walls mixed with white-scraped timber finish. All the villa furniture is custommade and selected to complement the villas interiors and artworks. There are spacious, exquisitely-designed His and Hers vanity counters with plenty of space for guests to place their personal items.
All these stylish Beach Villas are imbued with elements of the Middle-East and touches of India. A serene mood emanates throughout and all are decorated with warm, earthy-toned fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories.

  • 189 sqm internal space
  • Indoor and Outdoor shower
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • DVD player
  • Private Terrace
  • Private Infinity Pool
  • iPod and Docking station
  • Expresso machine

Water Villa

As you laze in your water villa on a brilliant tropical afternoon, enjoy the subtle breeze as you reflect upon the distant horizon – where the azure waters meet a sapphire-coloured sky. Built in the resort’s lagoon on stilts and connected to the island by a timber walkway, each Water Villa has an open and airy atmosphere. Access to this private haven is via a walkway over the turquoise water teeming with marine life.
All 60 delightful Water Villas are luxuriously appointed making full use of the generous 166 square metres of space by having few walls and using glass to allow for unobstructed views. Guests could shower in the elements, or soak in the spacious bathroom with a huge oval bathtub in the middle. Either way, guests can view the wide expanse of clear skies as they contemplate in the bath. Alternatively, just soak up the surroundings on the long day bed situated on a private terrace that leads out to the waterfront or lounge in a hammock with the clear waters beneath.
All these spacious Water Villas have a contemporary Asian design that blends traditional and modern elements. The furnishings are in hues of sea blue and turquoise and the furniture is covered in a beautiful natural water hyacinth fibre. There are spacious, exquisitely-designed His and Hers vanity counters with plenty of space for guests to place their personal items. The luxurious bedroom has a high ceiling, timber paneling and headboard.
All of these stylish Water Villas are imbued with elements of the Middle-East and touches of India. A serene mood emanates throughout and all are decorated with warm, earthy-toned fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories. Every piece of furniture in the villas is custom-made and has been selected to complement the villa’s interiors and artworks. And every single Water Villa is equipped with two iPods plus docking station, a Bose DVD player and an espresso coffee machine.

  • 166 sqm
  • Private infinity pool
  • iPod and Docking station
  • Large patio and sundeck
  • DVD player
  • Expresso machine

Tree House Villa

With stunning views of the ocean, Tree House Villas are the ideal secluded, private island hideaway. Perched on stilts among the treetops amidst dense vegetation, this is luxury accommodation that gives guests a memorable stay in a tropical tree house. At this elevation, privacy is assured as the beautiful, panoramic views unfold like a living canvas of sparkling surf, languid lagoons and the verdant vegetation, home to colourful indigenous birdlife. Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa’s 16 tree house villas are unique to the Maldives and desirable accommodation for adventurers, couples and honeymooners. These distinctive villas are perched on stilts three metres above ground affording stunning views over Villingili island and Addu Atoll.
These secluded private hideaways are cloaked in privacy by a lush canopy of towering trees. Guests can recline on their spacious day-beds and enjoy a heightened sensation of elevation as they float among the treetops. Every luxury Tree House Villa has its own infinity plunge pool set high above ground so guests can lie and soak as they watch waves roll in from the ocean. The villa’s wooden sun deck is ideal for al fresco dining. Measuring an impressive 218-square metres with separate bedroom and living room areas, the villa also features both indoor and outdoor showers. There are spacious, exquisitely-designed silver Jali influenced His and Hers vanity counters with plenty of space for guests to place their personal items.
Additionally, each villa is equipped with two 40-inch LCD TV recessed in the wall, Bose DVD players, two iPods and a docking station plus an espresso coffee machine. All these stylish Tree House Villas are luxuriously infused with elements of the Middle-East and touches of India and a serene mood emanates throughout. They are decorated with warm, earthy-toned fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories.
Each villa has a contemporary Asian design combining traditional and modern elements and textured stone walls mixed with white-scraped timber finish. All the furniture is custom-made and selected to complement the villa’s interior and artworks.

  • 218 sqm
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • DVD player
  • Expresso machine
  • iPod and Docking station

Twin Beach Villa

Relax in the spaciousness of one of the 20 Twin Beach Villas of Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa.
These luxurious and tastefully decorated villas are located beside each other making them ideal for families or travelling companions wanting privacy as well as proximity. At 224 square metres each, the twin beach villas are set on beautiful grounds. The two bedrooms share a large patio and sun deck complete with an infinity pool. Each villa’s ensuite bathroom has an indoor as well as an outdoor shower.
Inside, the mix of traditional and contemporary Middle-East and Asian-themed furnishings and decor create a light and airy feel, blurring the distinction between indoors and outdoors. A serene mood emanates throughout the villas which are decorated with warm, earthy-toned fabrics finished in soothing turquoise with silver Jali accessories.
There is stylish tropical hardwood flooring throughout and everything has been custom-made and selected to complement the villas’ interiors and artworks. Each villa is equipped with two iPods and docking station, a Bose DVD player and an espresso coffee machine.

  • 224 sqm
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • DVD player
  • Expresso machine
  • iPod and Docking station

Villa Muthee

Like a pearl in its own oyster, Villa Muthee nestles in its own luxurious environment. From the choicest of décor to the stunning seascapes that surrounds it, Villa Muthee promises an experience hard to beat.
The only one of its kind at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Villa Muthee is appropriately named. Muthee, which is ‘pearl’ in the local Dhivehi language, is a villa for those craving solace from the fast-paced world in an ambience that offers stunning vistas and absolutely everything you need for a perfect getaway.
Lounge on a hammock on a deck overlooking the sea. Or get closer to nature on the sundeck beneath the shelter of a bale pavilion where waves of tranquility wash over and soothe body and soul. The stunning timber rafters of the abode create a heightened sense of space in this presidential water villa. At 570 square metres, it features an airy living room decorated with Asian art that creates a homely mood. Housed in a self-contained entertainment pavilion fronted by a 16-metre pool, it also has an outdoor dining pavilion where the perfect technicolour sunset can complement a choice selection from the extensive dinner and drinks menu.
Relaxation can also be had in Villa Muthee’s own spa pavilion for couples. After a calming massage, soak in the round bathtub that is the centerpiece of the spacious bathroom with its own walk-in wardrobe, dressing area and his and hers vanity counters.
With its Eastern influences like Lipao teak with mother of pearl accents and other customized furnishings, Villa Muthee exudes a tropical contemporary style that will endear it to guests who will find it hard to venture out of this luxurious oyster of comfort.

  • 570 sqm
  • Private infinity pool
  • Large patio and sundeck

Villa Laalu

Offering the best in lifestyle features for discerning guests and VIPs, Villa Laalu is the ultimate luxury resort experience at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa. Spacious, stylish and thoughtfully designed to create a lavish getaway, this presidential beach villa is the jewel in the resort’s crown.
Laalu means ‘diamond’ in the local Dhivehi language and accordingly, Villa Laalu features the choicest amenities and accessories. Measuring a generous 957 square metres,Villa Laalu is a gem of a place in which to stay. Carefully selected artworks are on display throughout this exquisite villa together with precious, high-end Asian artifacts, sculptures and urns from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
This ultimate in luxury accommodation features two large bedrooms with high ceilings, an extensive garden plus everything a discerning guest might possibly need. Round-the-clock invilla dining can be enjoyed in the living room with timber-decked verandahs, or in the airconditioned or al fresco dining pavilions. The tastefully appointed master bathroom brings the outdoors within highlighted by a luxurious tub for two, raised off the floor on textured stone with an adjacent cascading water feature.
A spa pavilion set amidst the greenery means spa treatments can be enjoyed in the privacy of the villa. There is also a customised, outdoor designer shower with body jets, a sauna, a gym with its own private courtyard and garden, an inspiring study room that faces the ocean and a bedroom for personal security staff. And with high ceilings throughout there is a light and airy feel to the entire villa. There are iPods and docking stations, a Bose DVD player and an espresso coffee machine in the villa. And a personal butler is always on hand to attend to any requests.

  • 957 sqm
  • Personal butler
  • DVD player
  • Expresso machine
  • iPod and Docking station

Ocean View Villa with Private Pool

Perched on stilts three meters above the ground. Ocean View Villas offer guests stunning views of the ocean. These luxurious villas are infused Middle Eastern and Indian designs.

 

Dining


Restaurants and Bars

Dr. Ali’s Restaurant & Bar

Three “living rooms” offering three distinct culture cuisine and dining concepts themed to regional cuisines from the Indian Ocean, South China Sea and the Arabian Gulf. The ambient chill-out Arabic and Asian lounge music sets the mood for the seductive, intimate and opulent bar.

Javvu

Café dining by day and in the evening, refined Western cuisine – prime steaks and seafood, with a touch of the Mediterranean. The stylish bar offers a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with ambient music in the day and up tempo electronic and dance music in the evenings.

Fashala Lounge

Contemporary and relaxed lounge with breath-taking views. Featuring fine
dining cuisine using local ingredients from the surrounding waters and neighbouring farms.

Manzaru Bar

Perfect spot to people watch and relax to chill-out music. Just the place to lie back and enjoy the views over the lagoon.

Endheri Pool Bar

Heart of the resort, idyllic spot for complete relaxation.

Private Dining

The hotel can tailor make unforgettable dining experiences to suit your taste, from a jungle themed dinner in the heart of the island’s forest, to a cruise on a luxury yacht and lunch on the equator.

 

Activities

Diving & Snorkelling

Addu Atoll is a veritable haven for divers and anyone curious about the underwater world.

For resort guests there is excellent diving and snorkelling available for all levels of ability. The creation of a snorkelling garden close to the resort’s shoreline is an ideal site for snorkelers and children. For advanced divers, numerous world class diving locations teeming with marine life await exploration.

Scuba diving for both experienced divers and beginners are offered at the resort, including a selection of PADI courses such as:

  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Discovery Scuba Diving
  • Open Water Diver
  • specialty courses

Water Sports Activities

The following water sports activities are available at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives.

  • Catamaran sailing
  • Fishing, including deep-sea fishing and traditional Maldivian night fishing
  • Fun tubes and banana rides
  • Kayaking
  • Kite Surfing
  • Paddle boards
  • Parasailing
  • Private Boat Charter
  • Seabob
  • Small Dhoni Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Water ski, mono ski, wake and knee board
  • Wind surfing

Excursions

From deep-sea fishing to a luxury sunset cruise, there are many possibilities to explore the surrounding waters of Villingili Island.

  • Sunset Sailing on the resort’s luxury yacht “Horizon”
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Night Fishing
  • Big Game Fishing
  • Snorkelling

Land Activities

  • Entertainment Centre
  • Eco Centre
  • Jogging Trails
  • Guided Bicycle Tours in Addu
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Tennis Courts

 

Recreational Facilities

  • CHI, The spa featuring therapies based on ancient Chinese and Himalayan traditions
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Four boutiques
  • Gym and fitness centre
  • Spice market and silk lounge
  • Wedding pavilion
  • Medical centre

 
 

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    Shangri-La offers guests a stylish and luxurious experience in a spacious, and boutique-style environment. The natural dense vegetation of the island sets it apart from many other Maldives resorts.
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    Pool Villa with Private Pool
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    Deluxe Pool Villa with Private Pool
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    Water Villa
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    Ocean View Villa with Private Pool
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    Tree House Villa with Private Pool
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    Beach Villa with Private Pool
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    Twin Beach Villa 2 Bedrooms with Private Pool
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    2 Bedroom Villa Laalu with Private Pool
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