Vakkaru – Pre Opening Photos

I have just recieved some pre opening photos of Vakkaru. This gem of an island has indeed potential for becoming a nice resort!

Vakkaru is located in the UNESCO biosphere Baa atoll. You can reach it by a scenic sea plane ride in just 25 minutes, from the sea plane terminal at Velana airport. It has just opened!

It is a solid 5-star resort with a nice lagoon and a fringing house reef. It has 125 bungalows and villas, 4 restaurants and 3 bars.




Beach villa categories:

  • 12 beach bungalows, 114m2
  • 12 beach villas, 143m2
  • 12 two bedroom beach villas, 286m2
  • 20 beach family pool villas, 250m2
  • 5 beach pool suites, 241m2
  • 5 deluxe beach pool suites, 283m2

Family beach pool villa

Beach pool suite


Over water villa categories:

  • 43 over water villas, 140m2
  • 10 over water family villas, 162m2
  • 5 over water pool suites, 307m2
  • Four bedroom over water pool residence, huge (don’t know the size)





The pool area:


Like all resorts in the Maldives there is always a spa. At Vakkaru you can get a diversity of treatments in the The Merana spa, which is located above the water:



There is also a gym where you can get some exercise while you can watch the stunning lagoon:


The island is also blessed with a house reef that runs all around the island. You can see some photos from it in the slideshow below.


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As mentioned earlier, the resort is not open yet. It will be exciting to read reviews in the close future. It will get tough competition from loads of established 5-star resorts in this category. But on the other side, it does seem like a lovely island; and my guess is that it will be a popular resort.

I have been given permission to use the photos from my friend Michaela (Thank you!) She has just recently been on a pre opening visit, as she is working in Reiseagentur Reisser in Germany. We have no professional strings, and I am not paid to do this blog post.



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