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Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
66 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationGan Beach3 min walk
AirportGan Island (GAN-Gan Intl.)1 min drive
Popular LocationAddu Nature Park46 min drive

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About this area

Villingili Island

Located in Villingili Island, Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives is in the historical district and on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Gan Beach and Addu Nature Park.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Gan Beach - 3 min walk
  • Addu Nature Park - 46 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportGan Island (GAN-Gan Intl.) - 1 min drive

Restaurants

  • Javvu — 1 min walk
  • Dr Ali — 1 min walk

About this property

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives

Resort with private beach, full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives's private white sand beach, practicing your swing on the golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. All 132 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with satellite channels, and comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus. Guests will also find patios, 24-hour room service, and minibars.
Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives offers 132 air-conditioned accommodations 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 separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Guests can play rounds at the 9-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 2 outdoor tennis courts. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Arcade/game room
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boat tours
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parasailing
  • Private picnics
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Lockers available
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons
  • Golf privileges (optional)
  • Golf pro shop
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 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.
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. 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.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from August 27 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

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

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll 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)
  • Tourism fee: USD 6 per person, per night
  • Airplane and boat transfer per adult: USD 470 (roundtrip)
  • Airplane and boat transfer per child: USD 380 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 359.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 359.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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 guestroom reservation
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.
Guests must transfer via airplane and boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Shangri-La's Maldives
Shangri La's Villingili Resort Spa Maldives
Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives Resort
Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives Villingili Island

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives and receive a full refund?
Yes, Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–7:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Does Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 470 roundtrip applies.
Where is Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives located?
This beachfront luxury resort is located in Villingili Island, where regional attractions include Hulhudhoo Harbor, Meedhoo Jetty, and Huludu Lagoon Beach. Regional attractions also include Fuvahmulah Harbor and Dhadimagu Lake.
4.5
Wonderful
66 reviews
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3 - Okay
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, amenities
This is a wonderful location with natural beauty. The Service does not match the 5 star rating, the prices charged on the island are unrealistic even if most things are obviously imported. It appears that the strategy is to charge the guests maximum for activities as they are a captive audience. I would not recommend this as a 5 star experience
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Liked about property : beautiful coral reefs, amazing staff and hospitality, always cheerful and happy. Warm welcome by the staff and the snorkelling excursion with 30min lesson at dive centre was totally worth it. We had booked 3 nights at the water villa and 2 nights at the pool villa. We definitely recommend water villa as it’s simply breathtaking. Didn’t like about property : our island host Nasih wasn’t really helpful at all. This is a 5 star hotel and clients are paying top dollars at such places. Clients shouldn’t have to chase the island host for information. our island host only came to greet us once we called to ask why didn’t we receive an island host yet. Out of the 5 nights, we only saw our island host once. If you ask a question over whatsapp you only get a reply after 2-3 hours therefore you can’t plan your day properly. In-villa dinning had hair in food. After complaining they decided to waive off the bill. However it left a negative experience. Our island host booked dinner for us at Dr.Ali on Sunday and didn’t tell us it was set menu (we were wanting a la carte). We got upset as we weren’t advised of this. We took time to get ready and was looking forward to spend a nice evening to have dinner. We ended up leaving the resto without eating there.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Liked about property : beautiful coral reefs, amazing staff and hospitality, always cheerful and happy. Warm welcome by the staff and the snorkelling excursion with 30min lesson at dive centre was totally worth it. We had booked 3 nights at the water villa and 2 nights at the pool villa. We definitely recommend water villa as it’s simply breathtaking. Didn’t like about property : our island host Nasih wasn’t really helpful at all. This is a 5 star hotel and clients are paying top dollars at such places. Clients shouldn’t have to chase the island host for information. our island host only came to greet us once we called to ask why didn’t we receive an island host yet. Out of the 5 nights, we only saw our island host once. If you ask a question over whatsapp you only get a reply after 2-3 hours therefore you can’t plan your day properly. In-villa dinning had hair in food. After complaining they decided to waive off the bill. However it left a negative experience. Our island host booked dinner for us at Dr.Ali on Sunday and didn’t tell us it was set menu (we were wanting a la carte). We got upset as we weren’t advised of this. We took time to get ready and was looking forward to spend a nice evening to have dinner. We ended up leaving the resto without eating there.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful natural landscaping, secluded large island, wonderful water villas, lovely interior and exterior design and water sport activities.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
AMAZING
Trip of a lifetime, everything from the staff to our water villa to the food was incredible. Highly recommend the romantic dinner for 2 on the beach.
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2019

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