Shangri-La Villingili Resort, Addu City, South Province, Maldives
About Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa
This is an eco-orientated resort offering superb all-villa accommodation on a private island. The resort is home to over 17,000 coconut palms and is set amongst stunning vegetation all of which border a warm clear blue lagoon, which affords a beach of over 2 kilometres in length.
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa is the ultimate choice for boutique resort lovers who enjoy being at one with nature. Guided walks, bike tours and nature trails are some of the activities guests can sign up for to explore the natural vegetation. The Chi Spa has treatments inspired by local healing traditions and the Indian Ocean provides spectacular under-water diving opportunities.
A nine-hole golf course is located at the southern end of Villingili Island, spaced over 7.5 hectares and includes par 3 and par 4 holes. The fairways are lined with coconut palms, white sandy beaches and the blue waters of the ocean. This is a perfect location for seasoned golfers and beginners alike to enjoy.
Fitness and Wellness
CHI, The Spa is situated in its own spa village within the resort and the treatments are some of the best as you would imagine from a world class resort. There are generously-sized individual treatment villas with private gardens and steam rooms as well as a yoga pavilion overlooking the ocean.
Indian Ayurvedic and a selection of Asian massages are available alongside hydrotherapy and locally inspired treatments and well-being programmes.
The Health Club has a gym, steam room and saunas.
Diving, Watersports & Excursions
Excellent diving and snorkelling opportunities are available for all levels of ability. Children and snorkellers will particularly enjoy exploring the snorkelling garden that has been created close to the resorts shoreline. Advanced divers can explore locations full of marine life further afield.
A good selection of PADI courses are offered for both experienced divers and beginners. Other watersports available include kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boards, parasailing, surfing, water skiing, wind surfing, fishing, catamaran or small dhoni sailing.
There are plenty of excursions to be enjoyed and help you explore the waters surrounding Villingili Island including sunset sailing on the resort’s luxury yacht “Horizon”, night fishing, big game fishing and a dolphin cruise.
Facilities & Amenities
Rooms & Suites
The light and airy villas have been designed to complement the natural beauty of the island. Amenities include air conditioning, LCD TV, home theatre system with DVD player, Wi-Fi, iPod docking station, Nespresso machine, minibar.
(Please note that over-water accommodation and tree house villas are not recommended to families with children under 12 years),
Fashala: On the North of the Island has a beautiful setting and offers a beach BBQ dining experience with fresh seafood.
Dr. Ali’s: Offers the variance of the Arabian restaurant with traditional food and an Arabian atmosphere with one room for dishes from the South China Sea and another for traditional Indian Ocean cuisine.
Javvu: The main restaurant Javvu offers all day dining set on the main beach area and close to the pool, breakfast overlooking the beautiful white sandy beach.
Make a memorable dining experience, whether it be private dining in your villa, on board the resorts luxury yacht, a torch-lit dinner under the Banyan Trees or another secret location to suit your requirements.