Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Overview
Located 70 minutes from the central island of Male in the Maldives, this stunning resort is tucked amongst thriving topical plants and flowers and set over two glorious miles of white sandy beaches lined with sweet coconut trees.
This sensational five star resort prides itself on being as eco friendly as possible, and is luxurious in its appearance constructed with natural material and decorated with warm tones and lavish furniture. One side of this island is a surfers paradise, and the other offers ultimate privacy with unique tree house villas.
Not only does this resort look truly remarkable, but the service and facilities on-site are outstanding. For instance, there are several restaurants where you indulge each night over international cuisines from those inspired by the beautiful Indian Ocean, Middle East and even Asia. What’s more is the resort has its very own spa where you can unwind and be pampered. Yacht cruises, and a wide range of activities such as cycling, snorkeling and even kids club make this resort literally perfect!
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Rooms
From stylish pool villas on the shore with a terrace and private swimming pool, unique tree house villas tucked amongst the exotic vegetation with clear views of the lagoon, to twin beach villas with plenty of space for families and groups – all villas at this resort are amazing.
Throughout each you will find a great deal of amenities for your comfort, leaving you to just relax and enjoy your dreamy Maldives Holiday, some of which include safe, mini bar, room service, air conditioning, private luxury bathroom with shower, balcony or terrace and a TV with DVD player.
Ocean View Villa with Private Pool
Measuring 218 square meters, this villas design has been inspired by a unique blend of the Middle East and India. Each is set upon 3 meter tall stilts to provide you with exceptional views, and has its very own infinity pool. Within each is a first class bathroom, with two showers one indoors and the other out, as well as a unique oval shaped bath tub. Outside you will find a large deck were you can dine, sunbath and simply listen to the sound of the ocean beneath the warm sun.
Additional features within this villa include a modern 40 inch flat screen TV, DVD player and even an iPod docking station.
Private Pool Villa
Tucked into the islands tropical forest this villa has its own private pool and boats striking views of the Indian Ocean. If it is luxury and tranquility you crave Simply Maldives Holidays suggest staying in this wonderful pool villa. Each is very spacious at 133 square meters each, and has a lavish bathroom with oval tub and open air shower.
Inside the décor is reminiscent of the Middle East meets India theme, and the furniture has all been custom designed and made. Luxurious turquoise fabrics with Jali accessories in silver clad each piece providing a sophisticated contrast to the warm earthy tones used on each wall.
Deluxe Pool Villa
Each of the eight Deluxe Pool Villas are situated on the eastern coast of Villingili Island. Plenty of space is to be had as each measure 189 square meters and boasts its own private garden and leads onto the coral rich beach.
You will be able to spend your days relaxing in you own private infinity pool, before stepping out onto the wooden deck to dry off on the comfortable sun loungers or beautiful outdoor furniture. Inside the elegant and modern decorated villa is a large bedroom with private bathroom that provides undisturbed views of the alluring ocean.
Beach Villa with Private Pool
Do you seek space, privacy and tranquility? If so, Simply Maldives Holidays suggest you consider a stay in the amazing Beach Villa, which also has its own private pool. Spread over two immaculate pavilions, with a living area in one and a sensational bedroom in the other you are sure to feel like royalty staying here.
The standalone villa spans to 189 square meters, and is located right on the white beach. You can really unwind here and spend time in the private infinity pool, or enjoy drinks or days with your family or friends in the private garden belonging to the villa. Inside you will find custom made furniture throughout the bedroom, dining room and lounge, as well a stunning bathroom with open air shower and large oval bathtub.
Set in the crystal clear ocean on stilts, the water villa is the epitome of luxury. Each of the 60 Water Villas at the Shangri La Villingili Resort and Spa are 166 square meters each and separated to give you ultimate privacy and peace. There is a large private terrace with day bed perfect for days when you want to unwind and sunbathe, and each has a dining area for al fresco dining.
Tree House Villa with Private Pool
Should you want something special and unique allow Simply Maldives Holidays to suggest the remarkable Tree House Villa complete with private pool. Each of impeccable villas has been decorated with the same earthy tones and Middle East meets India theme as others in the resort, however it is in these villas you can experience ultimate privacy as they are located on a secluded area of the island.
Outside is a spacious terrace which is set high up seemingly with the tropical trees, and feature a dining area where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and/or dinner amongst nature. Step inside the large 213 square metre villa and you will be presented with a charming bedroom, graceful living area and plush bathroom.
Twin Beach Villa with Private Pool
The Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa has 20 gorgeous Twin Beach Villas available, all of which have their own private pool. These villas are perfect for families or friends enjoying a heavenly Maldives Holiday together as they feature two large bedrooms. With 224 square meters of space in each, these villas also gave a private bathroom with bathtub and shower, as well as a large terrace which has a dining area and boasts divine views of its surroundings.
Villa Muthee with Private Pool
Nestled within a diving location amongst tropical vegetation close to the heavenly beach is Villa Muthee. Each comes complete with its own private pool, where you will also find a large deck providing views of the ocean and a charming hammock for your use. Spanning to a huge 570 square meters these villas are perfect if you want as much space as possible to kick back and enjoy the cloud nine like environment of this villa.
Inside is a graceful living area with plenty of places for you to sit and relax, as well as a well appointed dining area, bedroom and elaborate bathroom.
Villa Laalu with Private Pool
Looking for a villa with that VIP quality? Look no further as Simply Maldives Holidays suggests the self indulgent Villa Laalu with private pool. Stylish, grand and sophisticated here you will find a resort bang in the centre of the islands best location amongst greenery and providing direct access the alluring Indian Ocean and dreamy white beach.
Staying here will certainly give you plenty of space to unwind and lounge as the villa spans to an impressive 957 square meters, and even include a generous deck with day bed, hammock and dining area. Inside there are two plush bedrooms with deluxe beds and bedding, as well as access to a large private garden, and en-suite bathrooms with shower and giant bathtub.
Ensuring you receive a real VIP treatment when staying here you will also have your very own private butler to attend to your requests 24 hours a day.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Facilities
The Shangri La Villinigili Resort and Spa not only has an extremely high level of service, but it is boasts many amenities such as a wonderful spa, high speed internet access, kids club and babysitting service, boutique, laundry service and beauty salon.
There are also plenty of activities for all to enjoy at this luxury five star resort include yacht cruises, deep sea fishing, sailing and scuba diving.
The Manzaru Bar is located in the village and is a great place to hang out during the day or in the evening whilst relaxing admiring views the beach and tropical greenery. Modern, yet chic in design it boasts features such as stone covered columns, and modern furniture. There is of course an extensive drinks menu you can order from, which includes wine, cocktails and smoothies as well as plenty of light snacks.
Endheri Pool Bar
This stylish bar is relaxed and centrally positioned next to the main pool. Clear views of the impressive horizon can be enjoyed here as you sip your favourite drink from the menu whilst sitting on comfortable furniture upon the wooden deck. This bar is also great for evening entertainment as there are regular live performances for your enjoyment.
This sexy lounge is cool, contemporary and cosy, and located in a perfect position to enjoy the sunset each evening. Serving a great range of unique cocktails and drinks, you are also able to dine here as breakfast, lunch and many light snacks are also served throughout the day.
CHI is the Shangri La Villingili Resorts very own spa, and is the place to go should you require pampering and rejuvenation. The spa sits 2.3 meters above sea level so whilst you are enjoying some of the many spa treatments inspired by ancient Himalayan and Chinese healing methods you can relax further admiring the stunning surroundings.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Restaurants
This sophisticated restaurant is spread over two stunning pavilions, and feels extremely spacious and open due to it featuring high ceilings, a 7 meter tall glass window and beautiful pendant lights. The fine dining establishment has been decorated with rich red, gold and blues throughout and offers you extraordinary views whilst you feast upon some amazing culinary delights.
Dr Ali’s design has been inspired by the Arabian Gulf and the South China Sea, and each of the unique Eastern feeling rooms create a sophisticated multi cultural ambiance. The types of cuisines available here are varied, however most derive from traditional Maldivian cuisines, and you can enjoy unique dishes from around the world with a twist such as fresh fish, dim sum and curries.
Dine by Design
Simply Maldives Holidays suggests this sensational restaurant for those seeking a romantic setting with glorious views, and first class cuisine. Dine by Design is very special as you will be escorted aboard the luxurious Equator yacht, to which you can enjoy a magical cruise to a private island. Once the yacht is anchored, you can relax and indulge over a barbecue by candle light, where cushions and blankets will be laid for you and your loved one or friends can start what is sure to be a magical night.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Board Basis
B&B – Yes
Halfboard – Yes: dinner in any restaurant
All inclusive – Yes: Lunch and dinner in any restaurant
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa – Honeymoon Extras
Set dinner for two in Javvu Restaurant, bed decoration in the first night, romantic bath ritual in-villa in the last night