The Arrival

Vakkaru Maldives – A Timeless Sanctuary in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll in the Republic of the Maldives lies an untouched jewel, a reef island with powder soft, brilliant white sands, deep blue holes and a house reef with unique marine biodiversity. The exceptional beauty and awe-inspiring location were the reasons behind Vakkaru’s quest to fashion an idyllic, sustainable environment of pared-back luxury amidst the endless emeralds and azures of The Maldives.

The word Vakkaru means coconut timber in Dhivehi, which truly depicts the island as a home to over 2,000 fully grown coconut trees. Vakkaru Maldives is a scenic 25 minutes north of Male International Airport by seaplane.

Blessed with timeless ocean views and nurtured by nature, it is an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed for travelers seeking an intimate getaway in arguably one of the most desirable island destinations on the Planet.


Drawing on the rich traditions of the locale, design elements are focused on Maldivian style fused with the finest natural resources and local architecture with a contemporary style. An extensive selection of accommodation featuring 125 beach and over water villas and suites with Maldivian rustic charms.

Each villa and suite offers intelligent connectivity features, organic bathroom amenities, indoor and outdoor showers as well as a private beachfront or overwater terrace.

Indulgent dining choices from across the world are served in four restaurants and two bars, offering the perfect environment for everyone to relax, unwind and indulge in chic island style.

Guests can handpick fresh organic ingredients from our farm and sample flavors from Europe to Asia while soaking up the tranquil atmosphere with a table under the stars or dine amidst elegant, locally-inspired interiors. Bespoke destination dining experience is tailor-made as desired, from the serenity of villa to idyllic outdoor settings around the island.

Engaging experiences abound for everyone, every day at Vakkaru Maldives. A variety of excursions await at Splash, the resort’s water sports, excursions and dive center, including kayak, motorized water sports, diving, snorkeling, fishing, sunset cruise, local island visit and expedition with a marine biologist. The little islanders aged between 3 to 12 can enjoy extensive kid’s facilities at Parrotfish Club, while teenagers and adults have 24-hour access to fun recreational activities at Coconut Club.

The resort also offers scheduled sports activities, two floodlit tennis courts and a floodlit badminton court for sport enthusiasts alike.

Merana Spa sets above the azure water and features four couple’s treatment rooms overlooking the ocean, eight single treatment rooms, a nail and hair salon, spa boutique and a wellness center with a warm Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool. Just a few steps away from the spa, guests can always keep their body fit and fresh at the over-water gymnasium that is available 24/7.

Let the timeless allure of the Maldives welcome you in as you discover the warmth and affection of its people in this idyllic island retreat.

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