The Arrival

What’s New at Vakkaru:Unveiling Six Reasons to Celebratethe Six-Year Milestone

27 December 2023, Baa Atoll, Republic of Maldives – As Vakkaru Maldives celebrates its sixth anniversary this December, the resort looks back on a lifetime filled with extraordinary accomplishments and unforgettable encounters. Since its inception on December 17, 2017, it has established itself as a world-renowned leading private island sanctuary, providing unrivaled luxury standards of service and creating cherished moments for a growing community of loyal guests.

Six reasons to return or visit Vakkaru for the first time, with innovative developments enhancing our guest experiences, particularly responding to the expanding expectations of the family market.

1. Luxury Redefined with New Three- & Four-Bedroom Beach Pool Residence
This accommodation can be adapted to guests’ preferences, making it an ideal choice for families or groups seeking an elevated beach getaway. The main residence has a large 42-sqm swimming pool a spacious terrace with an outdoor gazebo overlooking the Indian Ocean. The third and fourth bedrooms have their own Beach Villa with Plunge Pool connected to the main residence, with its own 12-sqm whirlpool.


2. Enhanced Two Bedroom Beach Residences and Villas.
The two-bedroom Residences now boast a newly built indoor living lounge for additional relaxation space. At the same time, the Beach Pool Villas have been upgraded with larger swimming pools for an even more luxurious swim experience.

3. Multiple Wins at World Travel Awards 2023
Endorsing Vakkaru positioning as a leading luxury resort, for the fourth consecutive year, Vakkaru has been recognized with multiple awards at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2023. These include:
● World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort 2023
● Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite 2023
● Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort 2023
● Maldives’ Leading Hotel Suite 2023
This continuous recognition is a testament to our team’s unwavering dedication and commitment towards the unique experiences offered to our guests.

4. On Resort Photo Studio
The newly constructed photo studio by Yash Lightroom offers guests unique opportunities to plan personalized, professional photoshoots, for those cherished memories.

5. New Marine Experiences
The resort has introduced an array of new marine experiences led by our new marine biologist, Lydia Glinski. The programmes are designed for young explorers and adults including “Be A Marine Biologist for a Day,” and dedicated PADI specialty diving courses and a Coral Adoption programme.

6. Key Appointments in Sales & Marketing Team
Vakkaru Maldives announced two key appointments to its Sales & Marketing team, Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing, Sian Thomas, with over two decades of experience and having previously served as the Director of Sales & Marketing, in leading Luxury Resorts in the Maldives and Dubai. Afaag Ibrahim, a Maldivian with a great reputation and exceptional leadership skills, joined as Director of Sales.

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