92.0% Based on 1232 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Gan Beach. Features include free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas, plus 3 restaurants. Built in 2009, this 5-star resort has 132 rooms on 1 floor. Free WiFi and patios are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with patios, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • For dining with ocean views, stop by Javvu, one of the property's 3 restaurants
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Treat yourself to facials, deep-tissue massages or Ayurvedic treatments at Chi,The Spa at Shangri-La
  • Services include babysitting, a free kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a private beach, a golf course and 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • 7 minutes on foot from Gan Beach
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

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About the Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives

Location Villingili Island, Villingili Island, 17-01

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sunloungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Enjoy a summer holiday at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives, where you can work on your swing at the golf course or spend a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is served daily. There are 3 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a free kid's club, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

  • 1 floor
  • 132 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 2009
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Male (MLE-Velana Intl.)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives offers 132 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and espresso makers. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Javvu – This restaurant overlooks the ocean. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Dr Ali – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Fashala – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant only serves dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 9-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a private beach, outdoor tennis courts and a health club. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Waterskiing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site

Spa Services

Chi,The Spa at Shangri-La has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s) and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, Thai massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 70 minutes via a flight to Gan International airport and then 5 minutes by speedboat to the resort. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their international flight details when making reservations. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Daily transfer service is offered by Maldivian Airways/FlyMe between 6 AM and 10:30 PM. Guests arriving outside of these hours are advised to book a hotel room in Male or Hulhumale until services resume.

Guests must pay the domestic flight fee and the speedboat fee at check-out.

Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 359.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 359.0 per stay.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No lifts

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 400
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 275 (from 6 to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 470 (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 380 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 359.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 359.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Shangri-La's Maldives
  • Shangri La's Villingili Resort Spa Maldives

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airplane and boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.