Luxurious Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort Maldives

Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort – A luxurious emerald island poised amidst shimmering pools of turquoise and sapphire. A vision of paradise – even before you set foot on the island.

Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resortnever fails to create a breathtaking first impression, rivaled only by the experience of embracing the island’s beauty up close.

Blessed with pristine beaches and lush greenery, this unspoilt island of Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort boasts a treasure trove of gems that await discovery by every guest. The island is reached by a 35 minute picturesque journey by seaplane from Male’ International Airport.

Begin and end your day with an exquisite dining experience amidst the spectacular backdrop of the Indian Ocean.

Throughout the day, our restaurants and bars at Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort dish out exotic local fare, as well as familiar favorites of the East and West. In addition, themed dining options are available for guests wishing to try something a little different.

AWARDS fo the resort:
- Gulet Hotel Award 2008
-The Thomas Cook Marque of Excellence Award 2008
Distance from Airport:
128 km

Accommodation:
+ 20 Garden Villas
+ 60 Beach Villas
+ 35 Jacuzzi Water
Villas
+ 05 Honeymoon
Water Villa
+ 01 Presidential
Water Suite

Accepted Credit Cards:
+ Visa
+ MasterCard
+ American Express

Facilities:
+ Baby Sitting Service
+ Laundry Service

Recreation:
+ Water Sports
+ Excursions
+ Land Sports
+ Entertainment

+ Wine and Dine
+ Spa
+ Diving
+ Celebrations

Dining and Recreations at Angsana Ihuru

Dining: Our chefs will be hard at work finishing the day’s meals, while you work up a healthy appetite from the day’s pursuits. From the piquant marriage of Asian, Mediterranean and Maldivian flavors at the Riveli, to sipping on exotic cocktails on the sandbank, a sumptuous spread |is in store for all our guests.

Recreation: Boasting one of the best house reefs in Maldives, Ihuru is the perfect place for snorkeling and scuba diving. So get off your hammock, put on your mask and fins and start exploring the remarkable blue depths of Maldivian waters.

Spa: Place on a tropical paradise of palm-fringed beaches and crystalline waters, the magic of Angsana Spa Ihuru is complemented and matched by its stimulating blend of treatments.

For the 2006 Holidays for Couples Readers’ Choice Awards, Angsana Ihuru won the Best Hotel/Resort in the Indian Ocean (Gold Award) and Angsana Spa Ihuru won the Best Resort Spa Overseas (Bronze Award).

Maldives – A Popular Surfing Destination!

Maldives is a beautiful country with pristine water and many reefs which is perfect for vacations. And so it became popular among surfers as a surfing destination.  The best way to experience the diverse breaks Maldives has to offer would be taking a surf cruise. North and South Male’ Atolls offer the most known surfs, from the tourism atolls. Some resorts on the eastern reef of the atoll also provide surfing.

Likewise, surfing cruises are available, giving you the chance to test some of the less recognized surfs in the atolls further away from central zones.  And some provide charters for Southern Atolls in cruise yachts too.

The surf season runs from mid February to November which coincides with the south-west monsoon, when the best swells are created by winter low pressure systems in the southern Indian Ocean. A mixture of excellent surfing and weather conditions are seen in March and April.

Maldives has become one of the heavenly world surfing destinations as it has hosted international surfing competitions. Hence, there is no doubt that the Maldives is an extremely popular destination among professional surfers.

You would be amazed by the best surf spots for surfing that Maldives has to offer. Exclusively chartered cruises for your surf trip are provided most of the times. Also, even if you are a single surfer open boat cruise can sometimes be arranged for you.

Surfing areas: One of the well-known surfing spots in the Maldives would be the Pasta Point. It is a long peeling left with exclusive access to ‘Thari’ Village. Five miles away you find the Honkys (a long wrapping left and is reputed to be the best wave in the Maldives) and Sultans (a right with barrels).

Rising to 8-10 feet during the surf monsoon, the average size of reef breakers is 4-5 feet. From late February to mid November is the surf monsoon. The best waves comes in during March to May and then again in Sep till the end of November. The water is quite shallow on the surf and the coral beds sharp and protruding, therefore reef breakers are sometimes quite tricky to surf. Most of the times due to the availability of very few good equipments, it is better that the surfers bring all their equipment with them. Then, you can be totally and absolutely satisfied and enjoy the trip to its fullest.

Cast away yet connected, secluded yet hospitable…

W Retreat and Spa Maldives – Maldives is a tropical island and luxury playground, where style flirts with soul in a wonderland of sandy white beaches, turquoise lagoons and spectacular reefs.

Where can you getaway: Pamper yourself with lavish Maldivian living. Relax at the innovative AWAY Spa. Go gourmet at our six eateries. Discover the world beneath the waves at DOWN UNDER. Who wants something out of the ordinary? Our ‘Whatever/Whenever’ team will deliver.

All-Villa Retreat Privacy: Bi-level beachfront and over-water retreats let indoor and outdoor mingle; roofs with peek-a-boo views of the sky and glass-paneled floors that reveal lagoon fauna below. Privacy is paramount– enjoy your own plunge pool, sundeck, and beach.

Guest Rooms:

- Beach Oasis: Where can you retreat in paradise? Step into your Beach Oasis, your bi-level beachfront retreat is of absolute privacy in tropical paradise.

- Ocean Oasis: Where can find over-water luxury? The indoor/outdoor one-bedroom Ocean Oasis is perched above the lagoon. Catch some rays on the sundeck. Steal a look at underwater fauna through the glass floor.

- Seascape Escape: Who’s ready to be wowed? Unwind in the two-bedroom over-water Seascape Escape.

- Ocean Haven: Take tropical paradise to the farthest. The Ocean Haven is the ultimate over-water getaway and total chill-out arena. Peek under the thatched-roof, this rustic play-hut is loaded full of luxury.

Bungalows with Private Beaches at Nika Island Resort!

Situated only 74kms from Male’ International Airport, Nika Island Resort which is built on the island of Kudafolhudhoo, have for each bungalow, a private beach of its own.The best of Maldives vacations opportunities at any resort comes with private beaches and water bungalows. Nika offers 26 spacious beach bungalows and suite stand proudly on the beachfront, just few meters from the sea, giving them direct access to the private beach. The recently built 10 water apartments with a floor space of 110sqm are located in the lagoon on the northeast of the island. Water apartments are designed and built in 3 nucleuses: a sitting room and a bedroom with sea view, and a bath room and a toilet.

The island is named after the majestic banyan tree called “Nika” in dhivehi. The giant tree which shoots down its roots into the Nika soil to support its growing weight is home to many types of birds and fruit bats. This tree is believed to be about 350 years old.

Restaurants and Dining: Nika Island serves Italian, International and Maldivian cuisine, and served buffet-style at lunch and “à la carte” at dinner and a selection of over 60 wines is offered. Eagerly catering to all your food cravings are very friendly staffs. Maldivian buffet and barbecues are served twice a week.

A deck on the restaurant enables guests to dine with candles, open sky with the nights breeze, and the soothing sound of the waves on the beach. Mainly all food items and ingredients are imported directly from Italy.

Coffee Shop: It is situate on the beach, where one can loosen up, have a delicious cocktail and listen to some lovely enjoy music or even better to the sound of waves and the wind rustling through the palm soothing sound of the wind and waves on the beach. The coffee shop also offers, light snacks, ice cream and alcoholic beverages.

Turtle pond: A small pond with seawater flow has been created for the purpose of raising baby turtles as part of our effort to see their numbers increase in the Maldivian waters. Gardens: One of the most breathtaking beauties of this tiny paradise is perhaps its spectacular garden. A garden with lavish green, colorful and abundant flowers makes Nika the perfect hideaway for romance and relaxation.

Different types of sports are available at Nika to make your stay healthy and enjoyable. Likewise, wind surfing, beach volley, canoeing, badminton, tennis and bocce ball are available. Water ski is available and is for payment. Services offered by Nika includes, a Diving Center, Massage Center, Excursions, Fishing, Renewal of Wedding Vows and also a Souvenir Shop.

It is not just the serene atmosphere that should draw you towards a vacation spot, but also ‘where’ actually you are going. Besides the tranquil environment at the coffee shop, it is the ideal place to watch the sun go down after a lazy day basking in its brilliance. The golden hue stretched across the sky and the passionate red reflected in the clouds is a sight not to be missed. This is truly the perfect setting for a couple who loves romance.

Cruising in the Unspoiled Beauty of the Maldives

In the Maldives, cruising vessels are normally called a ‘safari’ even though a wilderness is the least you will expect in the Maldives. The vessels differ in their designs, size and even the services offered varies. Some are quite modest yatch-dhonis, local boats adapted to the cruising needs. Others may have several cabins and offer deluxe facilities.

The live-aboard offer many activities including diving, surfing, snorkeling, fishing and excursions to both uninhabited and inhabited islands and fishing trips. A cruise in a live-aboard can be very entertaining. You have the opportunity of visiting many islands and experiencing the local way of life. You also get a chance of a lifetime to dive in many dive sites that are famous throughout the world for their unspoiled beauty.

Most of the Maldives Vacations packages offer surfing, snorkeling, fishing and cruising. The crew is familiar with the local waters and expert hands navigate you through the beautiful reefs and channels of the Maldives. The sight of the sparkling sea is a marvelous scene.

Occasionally, you might see a school of dolphins dancing rhythmically. By night you can relax on the deck gazing at the millions of the stars above you.

Beautiful and pristine surroundings!

White sandy beaches, tropical flowers, lush vegetation and a blue lagoon make Filitheyo one of the best looking resorts in Maldives. Providing 125 villas that are spread throughout the rim of the island, the resort is in the unspoiled North Nilandhe Atoll. The Filitheyo Island Resort is 120km from the Male’ International Airport. The five-star resort is surrounded by turquoise waters that are brimming with coral and marine life. Guests can relax on the soft white beaches or go snorkeling and explore the coral reef that has been completely untouched by man.

For dining, guests can enjoy barbecues on the beach, or ‘theme nights’ prepared by experienced chefs. With its beautiful and pristine surroundings, the resort is the perfect haven for those who are seeking escape and privacy. It offers a main restaurant (buffet) and a coffee shop for Snacks und other light meals. Further more there are two bars.

An International Diving School conducting CMAS courses with instructors who speak English, German and Japanese. Canoeing, Windsurfing, Catamaran Sailing, Snorkeling are some popular water sports for the guests. Land Sports include Gymnasium, Board games, Chess, Carom, Billiard, Volleyball and Table Tennis. Also you don’t want to miss the excursions such as Morning and Night Fishing, Big Game Fishing, Sunset and Sunrise cruise. Also very special Honeymoon Excursions include local and desert islands and Aerial Excursions.

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