Male’, Maldives, 27th December 2023 – As December marks the 6th anniversary of Vakkaru Maldives, the resort honors a remarkable journey characterized by exceptional accomplishments and unforgettable moments. Since its inception on December 17, 2017, it has established itself as a globally acclaimed private island retreat, delivering unmatched levels of luxury service and crafting treasured memories for an expanding circle of devoted patrons.
Six reasons to return or to visit Vakkaru for the first time, with exciting developments providing enhanced experiences for our guests, especially catering to the growing demands of the family market.
- Luxury Redefined with New Three- & Four-Bedroom Beach Pool Residence
This accommodation can be adapted to guests’ preferences, making it an ideal choice for families or groups seeking an elevated beach getaway. The main residence has a large 42-sqm swimming pool a spacious terrace with an outdoor gazebo overlooking the Indian Ocean. The third and fourth bedrooms have their own Beach Villa with Plunge Pool connected to the main residence, with its own 12-sqm whirlpool.
- Enhanced Two Bedroom Beach Residences and Villas.
The two-bedroom Residences now boast a newly built indoor living lounge for additional relaxation space. At the same time, the Beach Pool Villas have been upgraded with larger swimming pools for an even more luxurious swim experience.
- Multiple Wins at World Travel Awards 2023
Endorsing Vakkaru positioning as a leading luxury resort, for the fourth consecutive year, Vakkaru has been recognized with multiple awards at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2023. These include:
- World’s Leading Luxury Honeymoon Resort 2023
- Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite 2023
- Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort 2023
- Maldives’ Leading Hotel Suite 2023
This continuous recognition is a testament to our team’s unwavering dedication and commitment towards the unique experiences offered to our guests.
- On Resort Photo Studio
The newly constructed photo studio by Yash Lightroom offers guests unique opportunities to plan personalized, professional photoshoots, for those cherished memories.
- New Marine Experiences
The resort has introduced an array of new marine experiences led by our new marine biologist, Lydia Glinski. The programmes are designed for young explorers and adults including “Be A Marine Biologist for a Day,” and dedicated PADI specialty diving courses and a Coral Adoption programme.
- Key Appointments in Sales & Marketing Team
Vakkaru Maldives has announced two key appointments to its Sales & Marketing team. Sian Thomas, appointed as the Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing, brings with her over two decades of experience. She has previously served as the Director of Sales & Marketing in leading Luxury Resorts in the Maldives and Dubai. Additionally, Afaag Ibrahim, a Maldivian known for his great reputation and exceptional leadership skills, has joined as the Director of Sales.