Vakkaru Maldives

A timeless sanctuary located within the UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE of Baa Atoll. Vakkaru is a lush tropical reef island with unique infinity shaped Lagoon featuring accessible house reef around the island and the blue hole filled with live corals and fish

Lies within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives is a secluded reef island blessed with timeless ocean views, powder-soft, brilliant white sands, deep blue holes and house reef with unique marine biodiversity. A scenic 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport transport you into this idyllic paradise intuitively designed for guests seeking timeless experiences.

Home to over 2,300 fully grown coconut trees, our tropical island also features 113 luxury villas and suites, five restaurants, two bars, a wine cellar and an over-the-water Spa. Engaging experiences are offered by Splash water sports and dive centre, Sports Fields, Parrotfish Club, 24/7 Coconut Club and gym.

Embark on a timeless journey as soon as you step onto our island. Leave the time behind, disconnect from reality and reconnect to each other while discovering what our timeless sanctuary has to offer.


Baa Atoll


30 Minutes by Seaplane


5 Star

Vakkaru Maldives

Villa Types

Over Water Villa – The ultimate romantic hideaway set over the turquoise lagoon, our Over Water Villas are elegantly designed with private over water terrace and hammock for two adults looking to appreciate the wonder of their aquatic surroundings.

Beach Villa with Plunge Pool – Surrounded by swaying coconut trees and lush foliage with direct beach access and private terrace, Beach Villa with Plunge Pool features a newly added open-air Jacuzzi designed for couples seeking an intimate relaxation.

Beach Pool Villa – Designed for an intimate beach getaway featuring the authentic design characteristics of all our guest villas plus a separate relaxation and reading area for couples wanting extra space and a private plunge pool to enjoy a sublime stay.

Over Water Pool Villa – A tranquil sanctuary stilts above the emerald waters, the Over Water Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Over Water Villas enhanced with a spacious deck with a day bed, sun loungers and a private infinity pool.

Beach Family Pool Villa – Featuring the exclusive design characteristics of all our guest villas, this family-friendly villa category also offers a separate sleeping area to accommodate up to two children and a day bed in the parents’ bedroom.

Over Water Family Pool Villa – Picture perfect accommodation for families wanting to share the unique experience of staying above the emerald waters.Our Over Water Family Pool Villas feature the same exclusive design as the Overwater Villas.

One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence – Perfect for guests seeking total privacy and a little extra space, One Bedroom Beach Pool Residence offers elegant interior features with a completely private pool and sundeck in its covered rear garden.

One Bedroom Deluxe Beach Pool Residence – The epitome of luxury beach hideaway, One Bedroom Deluxe Beach Pool Residence offers a serene space amidst lush tropical gardens. Featuring the same authentic interior design characteristics of our guest villas, this luxurious residence has been enhanced even further with a separate living room, spacious beachfront terrace, a private pool and bathroom all facing the azure waters of the lagoon.

One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence – Designed for next level indulgence, the One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence offers all the ultimate experience of staying above the waters. Enhanced with the addition of a private infinity pool with splendid views of the endless ocean and sunset, separate living room and ample space for rest and relaxation.

Two Bedroom Beach Pool Residence – The biggest Residence on the island offering two bedrooms, a private pool and a wonderful sense of seclusion by the beach. Perfect for families or group of friends seeking time and space to unwind under the sun or reconnect in a sociable space within.

The Vakkaru Over Water Residence – There’s nothing else quite like the The Vakkaru Over Water Residence. One of the largest overwater residences in the Maldives, with guaranteed privacy and tranquillity, unobstructed ocean and sunset views, an inviting infinity pool and dedicated chef on standby, this two storey residence offers everything you could possibly need for a perfectly peaceful holiday.

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Restaurants & Bars

A stage of luxurious live cooking featuring our freshest produce presented proudly and innovatively for a wake-up breakfast or an inspired evening affair. On selected evenings of the week, our culinary team invites you to indulge in our enticing buffets under the starry sky.

Elegant open-air grill restaurant and a signature venue to savor our finest selection of meat and seafood grilled to perfection.

Drawn from the South East Asia inspiration yet honouring the regions current and past influences, Onu is an elegant bamboo fashioned culinary theatre within a tropical plantation designed with a showcase kitchen.

Vibrant Italian flavours fashioned with flair. Enjoy a relaxed and alive dining experience with authentic charm, uncluttered sophistication and whimsical design complete with communal dining table, lounging space, two-seaters a la Milano and a poolside piazza.

Alfresco poolside lounge designed for classic comfort, creative inspiration and a relaxed ambience. Cabana offers a comfortable enduring space to relax and unwind in style, enjoy a laid back afternoon or pre-dinner drink.

Lagoon Bar
An ocean oasis to relax and revive from noon until late, a stylish venue above the crystal waters with open-air lounging space and the Indian Ocean breezes. Lagoon Bar is the place to relax, sip, savour and cherish every sunset. Celebrate the ocean with numerous shades of turquoise while enjoying creative cocktails, sushi, sashimi and Asian-influenced tapas.

Vakkaru Reserve
Vakkaru Reserve features a communal dining table for ten and a wine bar. Delight in the degustation setting and wine tasting experiences hosted by our resident sommelier, skillfully balancing a premium around the world wine journey.


Inspired by ancient rituals infused with quality ingredients from nature alongside modern skin and beauty advancements, Merana takes a holistic approach to treatments for rejuvenation, relaxation and overall mind, body and soul balance. Explore a variety of indulgent experiences created for your relaxation and wellbeing to awaken your senses, including therapeutic massages, advanced facial varieties, skincare rituals as well as beauty treatments. In partnership with Srilankan Ayurveda brand, Siddhalepa, an array of rejuvenating Ayurveda therapies at Merana Spa will provide guests with yet another way to boost body, mind and soul. Inspired by Vakkare, a new standard in luxury hospitality unmatched in the Maldives, that places the concept of care at the core of everything Vakkaru does, we wish that all our valuedguests also look and feel amazing through the transformative practice of yoga and wellness activities that Merana Spa offers as they enjoy the resort’s serene setting.


Famed for its verdant tropical splendour and crystal-clear waters, the Maldives brings you close to tranquil underwater nature and ultra-immersive experiences. Away from the resort and amongst the many atolls in the Maldives, Baa Atoll is renowned as a place of outstanding pure beauty, reflected in its status as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its unique biodiversity. Guests can explore the underwater marvels on the magnificent house reef or venture further to see the whale sharks and manta rays at Hanifaru Bay.