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Vakarufalhi Island Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't write reviews very often, but Vakaru deserves a review for everything they have done for us during our week in April 2017. In one sentence I would recommend it to my friend and I will probably go back. this says it all. Vakarufalhi was a second time we went to Maldives first time we have stayed in Vivanti...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, let me say that my wife and I had the most amazing time at Vakrufalhi. Having done a lot of research as to what resort to choose in the Maldives, we settled on Vak, and don't regret it at all. However, there are definitely some areas that could be improved on the island. Booking: To start with, booking...

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1Thank GerMcManus
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights and loved it. The breakdown: GETTING IN: The seaplane transfer from the Male airport was a breeze. The plane drops you off on a jetty between islands, and a boat picks you up and takes you to the resort. RESORT: Very small island you can walk around in about 10 minutes....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read the other reviews on here and everyone sums it up perfectly. The island and the resort is just stunning. Even more beautiful than the pictures (#nofilter !!) We stayed in a water villa and the rooms were massive. We had very comfortable nights of sleep, and loved the privacy of the decks overlooking the ocean. My only gripe...

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London
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned from our holidays on Vakaru, it was the 4th island we visited but first time here. We had a lovely holiday in spite of the transportation issues. Having read the reviews and tips on the room location I requested specific rooms but none were available upon our arrival. The manager, though, offered us a Beach Villa 124 facing...

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2Thank koshie09
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited Vakaru for a week and could easily have stayed longer. This was our second trip to the Maldives and didn't disappoint. This is a small island that takes a little over 10 minutes to stroll around, there is one bar and one restaurant. We prefer a more relaxed island so this suited us perfectly, though I understand why...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Booking - via booking.com - emailed resort on payment details few days before check-in, in order to estimate how much cash to bring - staff replied that cc was invalid only upon my prompt, and booking will be cancelled if no valid card details uploaded - full cost finally deducted from cc after i corrected cc details Seaplane - seaplane...

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1Thank TeeYvonne
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Vakarufalhi is stunning. The island's white sand and bright blue waters are like nothing I have ever experienced. The only thing better than the stunning scenery were the staff. Everyone on this island was perfect, they all remembered my daughters name and spoke to her everywhere and went out of there way to make our stay. I am just so...

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2Thank Sean M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

It was our first ever trip to the Maldives- tagged at the end of a family holiday in Kerala. We knew it was going to be beautiful from the pictures on the Internet search but O.M.G !!! The moment we got off the sea plane and on board a boat for the 5 mins trip to the island we were...

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Ravensburg, Deutschland
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Island is stunning! Everything was simply perfect, the Staff is very friendly, the food is more than tasty. We enjoyed our stay to the maximum. We had both, a watervilla and a beach bungalow. I recommend the beach bungalow simply for the reason of feeling the beach, having sand under the feet when you wake up, this is more...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vakarufalhi Island Resort, tucked away in the remote corner of South Ari atoll, 90km away from the airport, Vakarufalhi is among the pearls that make up the amazing Maldives Islands. Vakarufalhi, better known as Vakaru, is a tropical island enhanced by swaying coconut palms and white sandy beaches. Surrounding the island is a pristine lagoon enriched by a stunningly beautiful living house reef. These features combined with traditional Maldivian building concepts, makes Vakarufalhi a haven of nature and tranquility. Almost a quarter of a square kilometer of land area with 50 sea front Beach Villas spread evenly around the island and 25 Water Villas creates an atmosphere which rejuvenates your body and mind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vakarufalhi Island Resort

Address: Champa Building, 3rd Floor, 20187
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Vakarufalhi Island
Price Range: £277 - £856 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vakarufalhi Island Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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“For overwater bungalows, ask for a higher and odd numbered room if you want to watch the sunset since odd numbers face west”
RexBannerHasPuppies, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“rooms 124,123 and 125 would be perfect choices.”
  • decking outside of BV124
  • beach outside of BV124,123
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koshie09, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“odd number water villas face the sunset”
TeeYvonne, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Both the beach villa and the water villa were great.”
seanmE9584BO, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beachbungalow not too far from reception”
Mara511, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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