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 Amazing!! We stayed 2 weeks in july 2011 at W retreat & Spa. Truly a great experience, 1 week in the Beach oasis, 1 week in the Ocean Oasis. We preferred the Beach Oasis - Service at the hotel is more than perfect! 

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Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa


Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to be located south of the equator in the Addu Atoll. This heart-shaped atoll has some of the biggest islands in the Maldives, and a stunning coral reef formation that is the largest in the country.

The resort offers both beach and over-water villas. The mood throughout the villas is one of serenity, with touches of Middle Eastern and Indian elements. All villas located on the beach come with their own pools, even the tropical tree house villas which are perched on stilts among the treetops.

For diving enthusiasts, there are more than 25 dive sites teeming with marine life, including the dramatic 140-meter British Loyalty shipwreck with its hull resting at 33 meters, just a half-hour boat ride away from Villingili Island. Those seeking an experience with a difference can enjoy a cruise on a luxury yacht with lunch on the equator.

Guests can explore by bicycle the five neighboring islands connected by a 10-mile road, which is the longest in the Maldives. Exploring Shangri-La's island is also great by bicycle as there is an extensive network of paths and trails through the jungle-like interior. There are also a couple pretty fresh water ponds around the island, the only resort with such scenery. For those wanting to be less active, the resort can easily transport guests around the island by buggy..

  •   One of the largest resort islands in the Maldives
  •  Dense vegetation with a "Jungle" like interior
  • Large and private villas


Villas have a contemporary Asian design, with Middle Eastern and Indian touches. Each villa has centralized air conditioning with thermostat control and have the following features: two iPods and a docking station, a 40-inch television, a DVD player, IDD telephones with voice mail and wake-up call services, laundry and valet services, well-stocked mini-bar, espresso machine, personal safe, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and a pillow menu.

Shangri-La Villingili is located on a large island by Maldivian standards. The island is longer than it is wider (still quite wide by Maldivian standards). One side of the island has beautiful beaches with crystal clear water while the other side of the island has lots of hard coral that feels likes rocks. The side with the hard coral does not offer beaches or access to the water.  

Please Click on a Room Category to Expand Your Selection

Pool Villa

Pool Villas overlook lush vegetation and feature their own private good sized pool, terrace, luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open-air showers and his and hers vanity counters. Guests enjoy ocean views from the comfort of their bed. Details * Size (m?): 133 * Size (ft?): 1,432 * Location: On the side of the island with hard coral/rock so no beach or ocean access. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, pool and terrace.


Deluxe Pool Villa

Deluxe Pool Villas have their own spacious garden and intimate coral/rock beach front. Set over two separate pavilions, to one side is a spacious living room pavilion and on the other the large bedroom/bathroom pavilion. There is a luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open air-showers and his and her vanity counters. The bedroom and bathroom look out to the sea, while the spacious patio features outdoor furniture designed for dining under the stars. Guests enjoy ocean views from their own large infinity pool and wooden sun deck. Details * Size (m?): 189 * Size (ft?): 2,034 * Location: In areas between the hard coral/rock areas and the beautiful beaches. Still not good direct beach access as there is some hard coral/rocks but most locations are better than the Pool Villas location. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, large pool, deck, and garden.


Water Villa

Built on stilts in the lagoon and connected to the island by a wood walkway. Each Water Villa has an open and airy atmosphere. Access is via a walkway over turquoise water that teems with marine life. Villa contains a luxurious oval bathtub and open-air shower. The deck has a hammock that hangs over the water. Details * Size (m?): 166 * Size (ft?): 1,787 * Location: Over-water along the Jetty on the side of the island with crystal clear water and nice beaches. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, deck leading to the water and hammock that hangs over the water for easy viewing of the water below.


Beach Villa with Pool

Same layout as the Deluxe Pool Villa except these villas have a preferred location on the island with a private terrace leading to nice white-sand beaches. Details * Size (m?): 189 * Size (ft?): 2,034 * Location: On the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, large pool, deck, and garden.


Twin Beach Villa

Two bedroom villas located adjacent to one another, sharing a spacious deck and large infinity pool, making them ideal for families or travelling companions wanting both privacy and proximity. The Twin Beach Villas are set in beautiful grounds on the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. Villa contains luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open-air showers, and his and hers vanity counters. Details * Size (m?): 224 * Size (ft?): 2,411 * Location: On the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. * Layout: 2 bedroom pavilions with bathrooms, pool and deck.


Ocean View Villas

Tree House Villa

Similar to the Deluxe Pool Villas and Beach Villas with Pools expect they are located perched on stilts among the treetops, amidst dense vegetation. The Tree House Villas have tremendous views out to the Ocean that is unlike any other view in the Maldives. There is even more privacy with these villas as they are well hidden. Details * Size (m?): 218 * Size (ft?): 2,347 * Location: On stilts among the treetops on the coral/rocky side of the island. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, pool and deck.


Villa Muthee with Pool

One of the largest one bedroom over water villas in the world. Built on stilts in the lagoon and connected to the island by a wood walkway. Access is via a walkway over turquoise water that teems with marine life. Features a spacious bathroom with its own walk-in wardrobe, dressing area and his and hers vanity counters, a spa pavilion, huge patio and sun deck, and a large infinity pool. Details * Size (m?): 570 * Size (ft?): 6,135 * Location: Over-water at the end of a Jetty with excellent privacy and terrific views. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, spa pavilion, pool, large deck leading to the water and hammocks that hang over the water for easy viewing of the water below.


Villa Laalu with Pirvate Pool

A compound with a number of structures creates one of the larger land villas in the Maldives. Two large, high-ceiling bedrooms, an extensive garden, large deck, and pool area make up some of what this villa offers. The tastefully appointed master bathroom brings the outdoors within. A luxurious tub for two is raised from the floor on textured stone, with an adjacent cascading water feature and a spa pavilion. Round-the-clock, in-villa dining can be enjoyed in the living room with timber-decked verandahs, or in air-conditioned or al fresco dining pavilions. Carefully selected artworks are on display throughout, together with precious, high-end Asian artifacts, sculptures and urns from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Details * Size (m?): 957 * Size (ft?): 10,301 * Location: On the side of the island with coral/rock so there is no beach/water access. * Layout: 2 bedroom pavilions with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, gym, spa, dining areas, pool deck, and garden entrance.



Pool Villa

Pool Villas overlook lush vegetation and feature their own private good sized pool, terrace, luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open-air showers and his and hers vanity counters. Guests enjoy ocean views from the comfort of their bed. Details * Size (m?): 133 * Size (ft?): 1,432 * Location: On the side of the island with hard coral/rock so no beach or ocean access. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, pool and terrace.


Deluxe Pool Villa

Deluxe Pool Villas have their own spacious garden and intimate coral/rock beach front. Set over two separate pavilions, to one side is a spacious living room pavilion and on the other the large bedroom/bathroom pavilion. There is a luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open air-showers and his and her vanity counters. The bedroom and bathroom look out to the sea, while the spacious patio features outdoor furniture designed for dining under the stars. Guests enjoy ocean views from their own large infinity pool and wooden sun deck. Details * Size (m?): 189 * Size (ft?): 2,034 * Location: In areas between the hard coral/rock areas and the beautiful beaches. Still not good direct beach access as there is some hard coral/rocks but most locations are better than the Pool Villas location. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, large pool, deck, and garden.


Villa Muthee with Pool

One of the largest one bedroom over water villas in the world. Built on stilts in the lagoon and connected to the island by a wood walkway. Access is via a walkway over turquoise water that teems with marine life. Features a spacious bathroom with its own walk-in wardrobe, dressing area and his and hers vanity counters, a spa pavilion, huge patio and sun deck, and a large infinity pool. Details * Size (m?): 570 * Size (ft?): 6,135 * Location: Over-water at the end of a Jetty with excellent privacy and terrific views. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, spa pavilion, pool, large deck leading to the water and hammocks that hang over the water for easy viewing of the water below.


Villa Laalu with Pirvate Pool

A compound with a number of structures creates one of the larger land villas in the Maldives. Two large, high-ceiling bedrooms, an extensive garden, large deck, and pool area make up some of what this villa offers. The tastefully appointed master bathroom brings the outdoors within. A luxurious tub for two is raised from the floor on textured stone, with an adjacent cascading water feature and a spa pavilion. Round-the-clock, in-villa dining can be enjoyed in the living room with timber-decked verandahs, or in air-conditioned or al fresco dining pavilions. Carefully selected artworks are on display throughout, together with precious, high-end Asian artifacts, sculptures and urns from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Details * Size (m?): 957 * Size (ft?): 10,301 * Location: On the side of the island with coral/rock so there is no beach/water access. * Layout: 2 bedroom pavilions with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, gym, spa, dining areas, pool deck, and garden entrance.



Beach Villa with Pool

Same layout as the Deluxe Pool Villa except these villas have a preferred location on the island with a private terrace leading to nice white-sand beaches. Details * Size (m?): 189 * Size (ft?): 2,034 * Location: On the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, large pool, deck, and garden.


Twin Beach Villa

Two bedroom villas located adjacent to one another, sharing a spacious deck and large infinity pool, making them ideal for families or travelling companions wanting both privacy and proximity. The Twin Beach Villas are set in beautiful grounds on the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. Villa contains luxurious oval bathtub, indoor and open-air showers, and his and hers vanity counters. Details * Size (m?): 224 * Size (ft?): 2,411 * Location: On the side of the island with beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. * Layout: 2 bedroom pavilions with bathrooms, pool and deck.



Water Villa

Built on stilts in the lagoon and connected to the island by a wood walkway. Each Water Villa has an open and airy atmosphere. Access is via a walkway over turquoise water that teems with marine life. Villa contains a luxurious oval bathtub and open-air shower. The deck has a hammock that hangs over the water. Details * Size (m?): 166 * Size (ft?): 1,787 * Location: Over-water along the Jetty on the side of the island with crystal clear water and nice beaches. * Layout: Bedroom, bathroom, deck leading to the water and hammock that hangs over the water for easy viewing of the water below.



Ocean View Villas


Tree House Villa

Similar to the Deluxe Pool Villas and Beach Villas with Pools expect they are located perched on stilts among the treetops, amidst dense vegetation. The Tree House Villas have tremendous views out to the Ocean that is unlike any other view in the Maldives. There is even more privacy with these villas as they are well hidden. Details * Size (m?): 218 * Size (ft?): 2,347 * Location: On stilts among the treetops on the coral/rocky side of the island. * Layout: Bedroom pavilion with bathroom, separate living room pavilion, pool and deck.




Restaurants

Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives restaurants are well catered for eating and drinking pleasures. Dr. Ali?s leads the restaurant selection with three distinctive living rooms that focus on fine cuisine from the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and the Arabian Gulf that offers a unique Maldives dining experience whereas Javvu offers quality caf? dining during the day and refined Western cuisine in the evening. Those seeking an experience with a difference can take a cruise on a luxury yacht for lunch on the equator.

Dr. Ali's

The exceptional Dr. Ali's has three distinctive, Eastern-style living rooms representing the different cultures and cuisines of the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and the Arabian Gulf.

Javvu

Javvu is the resort's all-day-dining restaurant, featuring cafe dining in the day and refined Western cuisine in the evening, including prime steaks and seafood, with a touch of the Mediterranean.

Lounges & Bars

Endheri

Very much the heart of the resort, the Endheri Pool Bar is a stylish spot that offers guests a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Located right on the beach, Endheri is the perfect venue for a complete chill-out, and guests are never more than a few steps away from the ocean. This is the main entertainment area of the resort, with acoustic and semi-acoustic sets progressing to more upbeat electronic and DJ music later in the evening.

Fashala

Fashala Lounges serves tempting seafood dinners featuring everything from fresh sashimi, to prawns, to lobster. Open on selected evenings only.

Manzaru

Manzaru Bar is the perfect spot to people-watch and relax to some chill-out music. Open, exposed rafters and a limestone carved feature wall with intricate motifs particular to the region give the venue a chic, contemporary feel. With swaying palm trees casting shadows on the stone-clad columns and the contemporary lounge furniture, this is the resort?s most lively bar.


CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La

Located in its own spa village within the resort, with spacious individual treatment villas offering "spa-within-a-spa" environments. There is also a unique yoga pavilion overlooking the Indian Ocean. Body massage, exercise, stretching, hydrotherapy, and movement of the mind through relaxation and meditation combine to assist the body's natural renewal and form the basis of the CHI spa philosophy.


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