Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru, Baa Atoll
1,695 Ratings
99% rated 4+
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives

About Vakkaru

The Vakkaru resort is named after the island of Vakkaru and is located in the beautiful Baa Atoll, an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Home to over 2,300 fully grown coconut trees, Vakkaru in the local language means “Coconut timber” and this moderately priced resort has all the beauty that you want from a modern holiday in the Maldives.

The Island of Vakkaru is approximately 750.40m (2,461 ft) by 260 m (853 ft) with an area of 15.4 hectares (38 acres or 154,000 sq m) making it one of the larger resorts in the Baa Atoll.

Getting to Vakkaru Maldives

The Baa Atoll is 126 km (78 miles) from the international airport at Malé. The best way to reach Vakkaru is via a 30-minute scenic sea plane flight. Alternatively you can catch a 20-minute domestic flight to the nearby island of Dharavandhoo where you can take a further 30-minute speedboat ride to Vakkaru. All transfers are organised the resort on guests behalf.

Read more about getting to Vakkaru from Malé.

The Island

Local NameVakkaru
LocationBaa Atoll
Island SizeMedium
Distance from Malé125km
Getting there
Domestic Flight

Vakkaru Villas

Packages & Meal Plans

Vakkaru Restaurants & Bars

There are six restaurants, two bars, a wine cellar as well at Vakkaru. If you are paying for a package holiday, please make sure you are aware of the terms before heading out to eat.

  • Amaany

International cuisines

Breakfast 7:00 - 10:30am

Dinner (on selected nights) 6:30pm - 10:00pm

  • Vakku

Grilled meat and seafood

Dinner 6:30pm - 10:00pm

  • Onu

South East Asian cuisines

Dinner 6:30pm - 10:00 pm

  • Isoletta

Italian cuisines

Lunch 12.30pm - 4.00pm

Pool Snacks 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Dinner 6:30pm - 10:00pm

  • Cabana

Light snacks and cocktails

Drinks 9.00am - 11.00pm

Snacks 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Poolside Service 9.00am - 6.00pm

  • Lagoon Bar

Sushi, sashimi, Asian-influenced tapas cuisine

Beverage Service 12.00pm - 11.00pm

Lunch 12.30pm - 3.00pm

Dinner 6.30pm - 10.00pm

  • Anguru Teppanyaki

Teppanyaki cuisine

À la carte Lunch 12.30pm – 3.00pm

Set Menu Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.00pm (advance reservation is required)

  • Vakkaru Reserve - Wine Cellar

Wine Bar - by reservation

Private Dinner (reservation is required 6 hours in advance)

* Luxury destination dining and private dining are also available.

Facilities at Vakkaru

House Reef
Scuba Diving
Swimming Pool
Private Villa Pools
Water Sports
Kids Club
Vows & Ceremonies
In-Room Wi-Fi

Merana Spa

If you’re looking for tranquillity, peace and serenity, then the islands’ luxurious over water spa, Merana Spa is for you.

Leave your phone off and arrive early to change into the provided robe and comfortable sandals. You can also bring your bathing suit to enjoy the Wellness Centre.

With numerous massages on offer as well as facials, eye treatments, skin treatments, body scrubs, body wraps, healing therapy, there is something for everyone in this boutique spa with overwater single and couple treatment rooms. There is also a hair and nail salon where you can receive manicures, pedicures, hair care and makeup ready for the special occasion.

The outdoor wellness area features a warm whirlpool, cold plunge pool, steam room and sauna. All therapists are professionally trained and are masters in combining all elements of self-pampering and holistic healing.

Children aren’t excluded from this luxurious experience. Those aged between 10 & 16 are allowed to enter the area, accompanied by an adult, between the times of 10am and 3pm.


Monday to Saturday mornings you can join in with a yoga retreat in the gazebo yoga studio on the beach. These sessions include Power Yoga, breathing and meditations and Yoga therapy and Yin Yoga. Private Yoga classes and personal training is also available.

“A certified Yoga and Meditation Teacher (E-RYT 500) from Kazakhstan, Anna incorporates conscious exploration of movement, breath and concentration to reconnect with inner self and to strengthen the body. Her classes are inspired by nature, psychology of human mind, dance therapy as well as respected teachers she has met in her journey through India, Nepal and South East Asia.”


Sand Boutique, equipped with a lounge and located near the main reception, is fully equipped for all your holiday shopping needs. It sells everyday essentials along with high end beach and resort wear, bags, sandals, swimwear, and souvenirs.

Vakkaru Maldives Reviews

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1,695 Ratings
99% rated 4+

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