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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my husband have stayed in many of the Maldives top hotels such as Soneva, Anantara and Huvafen Fushi, but now that we had a family we felt that we needed to find somewhere that really catered to the needs of our little ones whilst also feeling luxurious but not being too expensive on the budget - and Shangri-La...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's green paradise in middle of ocean. Perfect staff, kitchen. It's quite far from Male international airport, but it's worth it. Because we travelled with kids, we prefer beach villas. Beach access is perfect. People who like diving will love also diving spots.

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Milan D, Thank you for your short and sweet review of your stay at our resort. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced our resorts luxurious offerings. Our Beach Villas are luxuriously appointed and located on a stretch of white sandy beach front. Our Atoll`s waters are a divers paradise, we have...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxurious and comfortable vibe. Suitable to come alone for a getaway trip or with close friends. I visited this resort a while back but I still have fond memories. I hope to come back soon. Really a fantastic trip!

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Marieyum, Thank you for a short and sweet review of your stay at our lovely resort. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to see you return to stay with us in the near future. Yours sincerely, Allwyn Drego General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent 5 nights during the Chinese New Year break, i.e. Peak of the Peak season for a resort in Maldives. Having said this, the villa itself, facilities around the resort, and the service quality is absolute impeccable. Big thank you to Mr Drego, his management team, and all his staff - you guys are simply superb. As a...

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for a lovely review of your stay at our resort over the Chinese New Year period. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and will share your wonderful feedback with my colleagues. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Allwyn Drego General Manager

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa is the place you want to return once again. And once you return you understand you are deeply and truly in love with the island, people, ocean inhabitants and this is the place where you are in peace with yourself and the whole world.

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear SashaPokrass, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at our resort. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your return stay with us. Maldives is a dream location and our resort truly paradise. We look forward to welcoming you back whenever you plan your next visit to our part of the water world. Yours sincerely, Allwyn...

Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a truly wonderful time at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort. We stayed for 4 days and wished we could have stayed more. We stayed in the water Villa in the Breeze wing I believe. I would definitely recommend to stay in those as the experience is so incredible. You are just on the house reef and you can dive just...

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear LaniPasquet, Thank you for a wonderful review of your stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and experienced our resorts diverse and luxurious offerings. The Manta rays are a year round phenomena and our resort a chosen home for divers. We also have the British Loyalty a Second World War Shipwreck that is a famous dive...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have travelled a lot but let me tell you that the Shangri-La Resort and Spa was an absolutely amazing experience!!! We stayed 5 nights in an over water villa. The accomodation is fantastic, an eye for detail in every aspect!!! The food is out of this world, the service is up there with the best we have ever had....

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Rohana H, Thank you for a glowing review of your stay at our resort. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in an Over water villa and experienced our resorts fabulous and luxurious offerings. I will certainly convey your gracious words of praise and appreciation to Dan, Winne and colleagues who made your stay in paradise...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the shangri-la in November 2016 for our honeymoon. We had to take 3 flights and a speed boat from the UK to get to the resort but it's worth the travel. We stayed in an overwater villa on our first night which was spacious and had amazing views. The remainder of the stay was supposed to be...

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Mits84, Thank you for a lovely review of your honeymoon stay at our resort. I am happy to note that you enjoyed your stay with us, first in a water villa and later on in a tree house villa. We may be a distance away, however once you arrive at our resort you are transported to a magical world....

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost cannot write anything because I am having trouble finding appropriate superlatives. To write that we had an amazing time is a gross understatement. Our service was friendly and non-intrusive and our villa was exquisite. Lots to do, or easy to do nothing. My wife and I were celebrating a 50th birthday (mine) and the property exceeded our already...

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear RandomFlair, Thank you for your brief review of your 50th Birthday stay at our lovely resort. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced our diverse and luxurious facilities. We may be far away from Canada, however once you get here you are transported to a magical world. Thank you once again and...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Shangri-la Villingili 8th - 13th december 2016. Although we had to take another flight from Male to Gan before our boat trip to the hotel... it was so worth it. The flight crosses over the Equater and each passanger receives a certficate stating that.. so cool. The welcome at the hotel was spectaular ..we recived flowers and...

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Allwyn D, General Manager at Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear SRajoo, Thank you for your detailed review of your stay at our resort. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced our resorts diverse and luxurious offerings. I will certainly convey your words of gratitude to Prabha from our kids club. Please do recommend us to family and friends and we look forward to you returning...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An all-villa resort, Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives offers a unique selection of accommodations ranging from private beach retreats and overwater villas to unique tropical tree house villas perched on the tree top canopy. All villas are luxuriously appointed with the best of media and entertainment technology, have spacious sun-decks and patios, and feature private swimming pools or direct access to the turquoise waters of the lagoon for snorkelling among the beautiful coral reefs. Villingili is one of the largest and most vegetated islands in the Maldives, being the venue for the Maldives' only golf course. Guests on the island have many restaurants, bars and lounges to enjoy. Those seeking a more unique experience have private dining available in locations of your choice across the island and even lunch on the equator aboard the resort's 70-foot luxury yacht. Private and blissful CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La promises relaxation with ocean views within a secluded sanctuary. Neighbouring islands are easily accessible and perfect for touring by bicycle, providing a unique and interactive experience with local Maldivians. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives

Address: Villingili Island, 20189
Region: Maldives > Addu Atoll > Villingili
Price Range: €657 - €1,749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 132
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“Villa 129 fantastic - small beach but very private as nobody walks or kayaks past. Also very close to the kids club, restaurant and pool”
 of 5 bubbles MillyG33, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We think our pool villa offered more privacy versus the overwater villas.”
 of 5 bubbles RandomFlair, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All villas have good view.”
 of 5 bubbles 94Nany, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a beach or water villa”
 of 5 bubbles Khansa123, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I guess villa rooms get best sea view and more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DerandiN, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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