Vakkaru Maldives

A Timeless Sanctuary

A secluded tropical island resort in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, in Baa Atoll, Maldives, blessed with timeless ocean views, white sandy beaches and nurtured by nature; Vakkaru Maldives offers guests a holistic approach to unassuming luxury and cherishable experiences.

A scenic 30 minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport transports you into an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed to soothe the soul and calm the spirit.  Natural splendour is infused throughout the resort, which features 2,300 fully-grown coconut trees, and guest areas include four restaurants, two bars, a wine cellar, extensive leisure and recreational facilities and a kids' club.

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: Baa Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 30 minutes by Seaplane
  • Total Rooms: 113 Villas & Suites
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Whether you are travelling as a couple on a romantic break, or in a larger group with family and friends, the resort offers a superlative choice of accommodation types.

In keeping with the rustic charms of Maldivian culture, all 113 beach and over water villas and suites have an earthy yet elegant aesthetic, offering an incredible sense of space and stunning ocean views.



Global cuisine with a Maldivian twist served in a tranquil bright environment at breakfast & dinner.

A vibrant Italian fare, colourful inspired space, honouring Italian flair with an island style for lunch and dinner.

A tranquil over-water bar with creative cocktails, Japanese delicacies and stunning sunset view.

A designer al fresco poolside lounge featuring classic comfort, creative flair, a relaxed ambiance.

Tastes of South East Asia in an elegant tropical plantation setting among the coconut tree forest.

Limited edition wine, cheese and charcuterie experience crafted for sensory celebration.

Luxury destination dining, from the serenity of your own villa to idyllic settings around the island. Culinary experience arranged personally, humble or heavenly, executed with flair.


Find inner serenity with expert therapists at the luxurious over water spa, featuring couple's & single treatment rooms, a nail salon, spa boutique, and outdoor relaxation area.


Enjoy scuba diving and water sports including snorkeling, sunset fishing, dolphin cruise, sea bobbing, jet skiing, catamarans, kayaks, windsurfing, kite surfing, paddle boats and expeditions with marine biologist.


Make the most of year-round sunny skies and balmy evenings with two all-weather floodlit tennis courts and a floodlit badmington court.

Keep fit 24 hours a day, accompanied by stunning views at the over water gynnasium.

Two pool tables, two table tennis tables, two foosball tables, board games, tea and coffee making facilities, a lounge and reading area.

Extensive kids' club facilities offer tailored activities for children aged between 3 and 12 years.


Timeless Memories
Guests can explore the underwater marvels on the magnificent house reef or venture further out to see the whale sharks and manta ray at Hanifaru Bay.  Also located close by Vakkaru, Thulhadhoo is well known for being the only island where Maldivians are still practicing traditional ways to create lacquer artifacts, which was historically used to supply the country's noble families.


Outstanding special occasions in an unparalleled setting at one of the many stunning locations across the island.


  • Beach Spa Pool Villa 12 units | Beach Spa Pool Villas of each 114 Sqm. Nestled between swaying coconut trees and lush foliage, Beach Spa Pool Villas are perfect for couples who want to step straight off the deck and feel the soft white sand between their toes, before plunging into the turquoise waters.
  • Beach Pool Villas 10 units | Beach Pool Villas of each 250 Sqm. For an intimate getaway featuring the exclusive design characteristics of all guest villas plus a separate relaxation and reading area for couples wanting extra space and a private plunge pool to enjoy a sublime stay.
  • Beach Family Pool Villas 10 units | Beach Family Pool Villas are of 250 Sqm. Featuring the exclusive design characteristics of all the guest villas, plus a separate sleeping area for two children and a day bed in the parents
  • Deluxe Beach Pool Retreats 05 units | Deluxe Beach Pool Retreats of each 241 Sqm. The serene space of the Beach Villas has been enhanced even further in the Deluxe Beach Pool Retreat, which have a separate living room and 32 Sqm. private pool, with the bedroom, living room and bathroom all facing the azure waters of the lagoon.
  • Beach Pool Retreats 05 units | Beach Pool Retreats of each 283 Sqm. Enjoy the same luxurious surroundings as the Deluxe Beach Pool Retreat, however, the 35 Sqm private pool is situated in the rear garden, perfect for guests seeking total privacy and a little extra space.
  • Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villas 12 units | Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villas of each 286 Sqm. The villas offer a private pool and wonderful sense of seclusion outdoors and sociable space within, perfect for families or two couples, with one king and one twin bedroom and interior, interconnecting door.
  • Over Water Villas 43 units | Over Water Villas of each 140 Sqm. The ultimate romantic hideaway set over the turquoise lagoon, the Overwater Villas are elegantly designed for two adults looking to appreciate the wonder of their aquatic surroundings.
  • Over Water Family Pool Villas 10 units | Over Water Family Pool Villas of each 162 Sqm. Picture perfect accommodation for families wanting to share the unique experience of staying above the emerald waters. The Over Water Family Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Overwater Villas, plus a separate relaxation & reading area or a sleeping area for two children and a day bed in the parents
  • Over Water Pool Retreats 05 units | Over Water Pool Retreats of each 307 Sqm. All the pared back luxury of the Overwater Villas, with the addition of a private infinity pool, separate living room, bedroom, and bathroom all facing the azure waters of the lagoon.
  • The Residence 01 unit | The magnificent two-story over water residence is a decadent sanctuary with direct, uninterrupted views of the sunset and located at the end of the Over Water Villas to ensure total privacy. It has Two king bedrooms | Two twin bedrooms |a 55 Sqm. private pool | Indoor & outdoor showers | Private overwater terrace | Spa terrace | living room | Dining room | Day beds and space for family and friends of up to four adults and four children or eight adults | Butler service.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
Recommended For
  • Romance
  • Beaches