Twin sister to Meeru but you reach Vilamendhoo by a 25 minute seaplane flight. The same laid-back and relaxed philosophy and, like Meeru, the sole occupant of the island. There is the most beautiful house reef just off the beach so you can easily walk out to it, and you should just kick off your shoes and feel the soft white sand between your toes. There are 4 restaurants – 2 a la carte – and 4 bars to choose from. Euro Divers Scuba Centre, 2 pools, a putting green, great evening entertainment and that special atmosphere that makes the Maldives so inviting. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms and most public areas. For young guests there is a wading pool, a playground and a children’s games room.
All feature tropical décor, a king size or two twin beds, tile or wood floors, private porch with furniture, air-conditioning, overhead ceiling fan, sitting area, stocked Mini Bar with refrigerator, complimentary tea/coffee service, IDD telephone, color cable TV, DVD/CD player, high-speed broadband Internet connection, personal safe, partially open-air bathroom with rain shower, bath accessories, hair dryer, nightly turndown service, bathrobe , complimentary use of chaise lounges at the pool and beach and beach towels. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ.
(55 sqm) are located on the beach with a beautiful view of the lagoon, four poster bed, tile floor, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks and a small tropical garden.
Jacuzzi Beach Villas
(65 sqm) are Beach Villas, more spacious, with wood floor, an iPod docking station, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two “under the stars”, a wooden sundeck, chaise lounges and a shade umbrella.
Jacuzzi Water Villas
(85 sqm) are located over-the-water, in the lagoon…a short walk along your private jetty to this secluded hideaway featuring a larger bedroom, wood floor, an iPod docking station/sound tower, a tea/coffee/espresso machine; a spacious, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a jacuzzi for two “under the stars”, a wooden sundeck with chaise lounges, a shade umbrella, tropical plants, a private sundeck with stairs into the sea and magnificent views…
Two main “sister” restaurants featuring the same “all you can eat” buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, served in traditional open-air, sand floor, thatch roof dining rooms with a separate table for each room.
The Funama Restaurant is for guests staying in the Garden Rooms and Beach Villas and the Ahima Restaurant is for guests staying in the Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Jacuzzi Water Villas .
Also, “optional” à la carte restaurants including the over-the-water Asian Wok Restaurant, specializing in Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki; the Hot Rock Restaurant on the Sunset Bar beach, featuring seafood, steak or chicken cooked at your table on “hot rocks”; and 3 other “optional” á la carte choices; Snack Menu at the Bars and Pools; Room Service and a selection of very special Dinners served on the Beach!
The Bonthi Bar, on the beach beside the Funama Restaurant, including a Sports Bar with table tennis, billiards, snooker, foosball table, darts, chess, board games and satellite TV coverage of international sporting events; a Disco; the Sunset Bar beside the Ahima Restaurant for guests of age 18 years and older; the over-the-water Asian Wok Bar at the eastern end of the island; and the Boashi Bar beside the Boashi Bar Pool, also at the eastern end of the island.
Facilities & Activities
1.5 km of Beautiful White Sand Beach, a Magnificent Lagoon and excellent Snorkeling on the House Reef just off the beach; 2 Sparkling Clear Fresh Water Swimming Pools overlooking the Beach – the Boashi Bar Pool with a Children’s Wading Pool and the Sunset Bar Pool for adults only, age 18 years and older; a Lighted Tennis Court, Putting Green, Beach Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Billiards, Snooker, Foosball Table, Darts, Petanque, Bicycles, and Football Grounds; Fishing Excursions including Morning, Afternoon and Deep Sea trips; Fitness Center with modern Exercise Equipment and a Children’s Playground; Euro-Divers Scuba Centre; Vilamendhoo Windsurf & Sailing Centre and a children’s game room next to the Jewellery Shop.
Guided Excursions such as Snorkelling, Sunset Cruise, Island Hopping, Photo Flight, Robinson Crusoe Island, Whale Shark, Manta & Turtle and more! Weekly program includes Water polo and Sports Tournaments. Board games available at Reception including Chess, Checkers and Scrabble and more!
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and most public areas for email, web browsing, social networking and telephone calls
The Duniye Spa:
The over-the-water spa provides a tropical spa experience for women and men, focused on wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality. The Therapist’s healing energy combined with Asian massage techniques and using only chemical free, pure organic compounds, follows a natural, holistic, personalised approach to caring for each guest’s health, beauty and well-being.