Indian Ocean Island Hotels

Vakarufalhi Island Resort Maldives

Vakarufalhi Island Resort has a reputation as one of the best resort islands in the Maldives, Vakarufalhi is idyllic in every way. From the expansive lagoon, the white beaches and groves of swaying palm trees, this authentic Maldivian experience is quoted as “heaven on earth” by visitors who return year after year based on lasting memories of tropical Indian Ocean Island paradise.

The resort is 90km from the international airport and set aside in the corner of the South Ari Atoll. A square kilometre of land area with Beach villas in traditional architecture, this all year summer destination offers brilliant diving, with a visit to the overwater Duniye Spa a must, to relax and wash away the stresses of city life.

Offering guest the choice of 45 Beach Villas, 25 modern Water villas and four garden villas each has been designed and built with aesthetics in mind and showing off the islands best attributes namely the stunning lagoon and white beaches which spill into the warm tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.

Beach Villas

Facing the lagoon, the Beach Villas have uninterrupted views of the ocean and are set amongst beautiful green tropical vegetation. With their private wooden verandah they offer the following features and fittings:

They include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Sitting area
  • 42” Plasma TV
  • Digital safe box
  • Stocked Mini Bar
  • Tea/coffee making facility
  • Espresso machine
  • IDD
  • Hair dryer A semi open-air bathroom with garden
  • Shower cubical & outdoor shower.

Family rooms are available in 7 semi-detached bungalows.

Garden Villa

The Garden Villas are all the same as the Beach Villas, however, face the garden and the lagoon which give the guest the best of both the tropical palm trees and access to the crystal clear water of the bay.

Over Water Villa

Spacious and extra-large bed with walk-in closet and sports all the features of a beach villa, however, include an extra seating area, an outdoor shower, sun loungers, a free-standing bathtub and luxury bath amenities.


  • 24h Reception assistance
  • Multilingual Staff
  • IDD telephone service
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Amex, Visa & Master card accepted
  • Scuba Diving – PADI certified
  • Water Sports Center
  • Library with cyber café
  • WIFI internet access throughout the island
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Spa


Ilana is modern, and genuinely Maldivian style thatched roof dining experience. The buffet serves dishes with a Mediterranean and Italian flare, the authentic pasta is a firm favourite with guests who are also able to build pizzas at the well laid out facilities. The deserts at this prestigious restaurant are excellent and rely on traditional as well as versions that incorporate some tropical flair.

Ihaa Bar

With an al fresco wooden deck that offers stunning views of the ocean and lagoon the snacks are delicious and cocktails exotic, making for an island experience like no other.

Special Dinners

Private dinners in the luxury of your villa offer romantic alternatives to restaurant meals. Whether set up on your veranda or a beach, the experience will make for fond memories to bring you back to the island time and time again.

Duniye Spa

Adding to the allure of this exotic location is their world-renowned spa. Offering an Asian theme and using chemical free 100% organic products, their approach they have a total of six couples treatments rooms and a steam room to top off their facilities.

Pro Divers

With a 5 star certified PADI dive centre, which offers state of the art equipment and tuition, the resort sports one of the best house reefs in the region. Offering guests a varied program including manta rays, whale shark dives, drift dives, night dives at no less than 35 dive sites.


Well known for excellent catches of pelagic and reef fish with daily excursions setting out before sunrise to pursue a vast array of species. All equipment is provided, and although catch and release are practised, on request the fish can be served to guests the following day.

Land and Water Sports

The facilities are well laid out with a selection of equipment to explore the lagoons and keep fit with the attentive staff on hand to add value at every turn.

  • Gymnasium
  • Beach volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
  • Football
  • Board games
  • Entertainment

Every effort has been made to enhance the cultural aspects of this mystical island. The evenings are filled with local dance, vibrant live bands, outdoor movies, a disco and outstanding bar facilities adding to the tropical experience and never ending hospitality of this luxury resort.

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