A brand new stylish, luxurious resort with a feast of fine facilities, forests of banyans and coconut palms, and nearly 1½ miles of white sand beaches. Discreet service with Shangri-La’s renowned hospitality – a rare opportunity in the Maldives to experience both complete opulence and the accessibility to local culture.
Airport transfer time
70 minutes flight from Malé to Gan, then ten minutes by speedboat.
At the southernmost tip of Addu atoll.
There are two speciality restaurants, bars and lounges, forest and beach dining, CHI The Spa, complimentary health club, tennis, nature trails, complimentary supervised children’s zone, water-sports, dive centre, snorkeling, excursions, complimentary boat to Gan to cycle ten mile five island road, entertainment, and boutiques. There is also an environmental centre, decompression chamber and doctor. The British Loyalty shipwreck is just ten minutes away by boat.
142 individual, elegant villas, each with air-conditioning, television, DVD player, iPod dock, Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor shower and nespresso machine.
Pool villas on the east sunrise side, ocean-facing overlook a coral beach, with private pool. Deluxe pool villas are larger and more secluded. Beach villas in garden setting located either on the ocean (sunrise) side or the lagoon (sunset side) with private infinity pool, separate living room, roof patio and sun-deck. Water villas reached via jetty, with daybed (no pool). Unique Tree house villas with separate living room and private pool, are built ten feet up amid the trees with panoramic ocean views and an elevated infinity pool. Villa Muthee is like a pearl in its own oyster nestles in its own luxurious environment. From the choicest of decor to the stunning seascapes that surround it, Villa Muthee promises a truly sensational experience. The only one of its kind at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, The name says it all. Muthee, which means ‘pearl’ in the local language, is a villa for those craving sanctuary from the fast-paced world in an ambience that offers stunning vistas and absolutely everything necessary for a perfect getaway. Incorporating Eastern influences like Lipao teak with mother-of-pearl accents and other customized furnishings, Villa Muthee exudes a tropical contemporary style. Complimentary broadband Internet access, 40-inch LCD TV, a Bose DVD player and iPod docking station. Spacious bathroom with its own walk-in wardrobe, dressing area and his and hers vanity counters, and a spa pavilion. VIlla Muthee cover an area of 570sqm or 6,135sqft. Villa Laalu is spacious, stylish and thoughtfully designed, Villa Laalu is the jewel in the resort’s crown, with two large, high-ceilinged bedrooms, an extensive garden and everything the discerning guest could possibly require. Round-the-clock, in-villa dining can be enjoyed in the living room with timber-decked verandahs, or in air-conditioned or al fresco dining pavilions. Carefully selected artworks are on display throughout this exquisite villa, together with precious, high-end Asian artifacts, sculptures and urns from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Complimentary broadband Internet access, 40-inch LCD TV, a Bose DVD player and iPod docking station. The tastefully appointed master bathroom brings the outdoors within. A luxurious tub for two is raised from the floor on textured stone, with an adjacent cascading water feature and a spa pavilion.Villa Laalu area is 957sqm or 10,301sqft.
Javvu Restaurant offering Western cuisine with a Mediterranean touch. Khzaanaage offers cuisines from the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. The resort has 3 bars and the Fashala Lounge.
White sandy beach
Charter a private yacht to the equator for lunch . . . for a totally unique experience. (more photos)