Whipray Villa

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2


Pool Resort Villa Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach All Bedrooms En-Suite


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Whipray Villa is the largest residence on Vakkaru Island, a totally luxurious barefoot beachfront gem for families or friends. Here you will experience your Maldivian dream with direct access the the resort’s breathtaking beach. Whipray Villa is totally secluded, being cocooned by a tropical garden. It enjoys a peaceful, idyllic spot which is just a few steps from the beautiful lagoon. This sensational residence enjoys two beautiful bedroom suites with an interconnecting door. Both bedrooms offer stunning bathrooms, two day beds, televisions, a desk for any emails you may need to answer and coffee and tea making facilities. With high vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling doors opening to the terrace, the bedrooms are bright and airy, drowned in natural light. They both enjoy traditional Maldivian styling together with contemporary elements. One of the bedrooms boasts a romantic kingsize four poster bed, draped in delightful voile and beautifully dressed with luxury linens. The second bedroom offers sumptuous twin beds which sit side by side so that both enjoy superb garden, pool and beach views. Each of the bedrooms enjoy a recessed day bed plus an additional day bed. In total this Maldivian wonder can sleep four adults or three adults and three children with flexible sleeping arrangements using the day beds. Guests enjoy special touches including a beach bag and flip flops, yoga mats, bicycles to get around the resort, bottled mineral water, butler and laundry service and a gourmet mini bar. Each of the bedrooms boasts a deluxe bathroom with a contemporary circular freestanding bath, his and hers sinks and a separate indoor shower. You can also step outside for a refreshing open air shower in the small tropical courtyards either side of the bathrooms. There will certainly be no queuing for baths and showers at Whipray Villa!
Though the interior of the residence is highly impressive and very beautiful, you will be drawn to the terrace, your 24 sqm pool and your tropical garden. Whipray Villa enjoys total privacy cocooned by lush tropical plants and majestic coconut trees with a sandy pathway to the shimmering beach. The deck is beautifully furnished with a contemporary table and chairs, two gorgeous day beds and luxury loungers which can be moved around as you wish. Soft, snow white sand surrounds your deck and pool and leads you to the gorgeous beach where you can enjoy glorious sunrises, sensational sunsets and blissful water adventures.

Vakkaru Island enjoys sublime, timeless ocean views, a fabulous house reef with a colourful and abundant marine life, over 2,300 fully grown, majestic coconut trees, gorgeous tropical greenery and is surrounded by a breathtaking beach. Guests arrive at Vakkaru Maldives after taking a scenic 30 minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport. You enjoy use of Vakkaru Maldives’ private lounge in the seaplane terminal with complimentary light refreshments while waiting for transfers. Vakkaru Maldives Resort boasts 113 luxury villas and suites, five restaurants, two bars, an impressive wine cellar, an over water spa, a fantastic watersports and dive centre, a children’s club, an over water gym, a entertainment club, a boutique and more sports. A caring, welcoming Concierge Team are waiting to get to know you and will ensure that you experience the holiday of your dreams.

Vakkaru Maldives is perfect for weddings, honeymoons and other special celebrations. With endless turquoise waters, snow white sand and lush tropical greenery, the setting is perfect for your big day. The resort offers various packages which include meals and entertainment including their Idyllic Romance Package. This offers daily breakfast, daily dinner at designated restaurants, return transfers, a floating breakfast experience, a bottle of Bollinger, romantic room decoration on arrival to welcome you, a private destination dining experience on the beach, an hour’s signature couples massage at the spa, a dolphin quest excursion, complimentary access to Coconut Club with its entertainment, the sports fields and Merana Spa’s wellness area plus complimentary snorkeling equipment and kayaks. A special package like this is an excellent way to start your life together, to celebrate a milestone of years together or a special birthday.  

Vakkaru Maldives invites you to heavenly culinary experiences at its five delightful restaurants and an impressive wine and cocktail list at its bars. Every setting is stunning and the delectable dishes offer tastes of Europe and Asia. Amaany is nestled by the beach, a perfect spot to start the day. You will discover luxurious live cooking with the freshest of ingredients as well as enticing buffets under the starry sky. Vakku is an elegant, open air grill restaurant offering the finest meats and seafoods. Onu, a gorgeous bamboo marvel within its tropical plantation, boasts South East Asian inspiration and a showcase kitchen. For delicious Italian flavours fashioned with flair and skill, you can eat at Isolette with its fabulous spaces and poolside piazza. The Lagoon Bar enjoys a sublime over water setting enjoying Japanese delicacies, creative cocktails and the most incredible sunsets. Cabana is the delightful poolside bar and and lounge. Vakkaru Reserve is the resort’s impressive wine bar with its outstanding wine list and a delicious cheese and charcuterie offering on request. In addition, dreamy private locations are enjoyed by romantic couples for bespoke dinner arrangements such as remote sandbanks with barefoot extravagance while the waves gently lap.
Guests enjoy adventurous excursions, learning a new sport, brushing up their tennis skills or just relaxing and enjoying pampering signature treatments at the over water spa. Couples can take a massage lesson and return home with intimate skills, totally rested and relaxed. Merana Spa features heavenly, luxurious single and couples treatment rooms over the water as well as an ayurvedic treatment room, a hair and nail salon, spa boutique and an outdoor wellness area which offers a yoga pavilion, a warm whirlpool, a cold plunge pool, a sauna and steam room. Guests will find inner serenity with treatments inspired by ancient rituals and natural ingredients. They can detoxify, energise and heal with personalised treatments and consultations with the resort’s resident Ayurvedic doctor. Splash, the watersports and dive centre is equally impressive and offers exhilarating aqua escapades. Guests can enjoy the house reef, dive trips, equipment rental, speciality courses, boat trips, parasailing, kayaking, snorkeling, private dhoni trips, sunset fishing, big game fishing, dolphin cruises, expeditions with a marine biologist, local island excursions, jet ski guided tours, fun rides, water ski sessions, wakeboarding, stand up paddleboards, glass kayaks, sailing, kite surfing, luxury boat rental and even a coral adoption programme. The list is endless. The fitness centre enjoys a fabulous over water setting with indoor and outdoor activities. It is open 24 hours a day and offers classes in cardio strength, body sculpt, yoga, pilates and private sessions. In addition, the resort enjoys two all weather floodlit tennis courts, badminton, volleyball and a resident tennis coach. 

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What you should know…

  • Guests can purchase various packages which include meals, excursions, entertainment and special treats
  • Seaplanes fly to the island in daylight hours only. If you are arriving in the evening or simply prefer to, you can choose a domestic flight to Dharavandhoo in the Baa Atoll and a 30 minute speedboat ride from there
  • The Wellness Centre is complimentary for spa guests. Although children are welcomed at the resort, to maintain a serene, relaxing environment, children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the area
  • This is the largest of the residences on the resort with two interconnecting bedrooms
  • Guests enjoy a small private pool, perfect for early morning or late night dips
  • This splendid, luxurious residence is sits right on the beachfront

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV

The Villa

Villa Whipeay is the biggest residence on the island offering two bedrooms, a private pool and a wonderful sense of seclusion by the beach. Perfect for families or group of friends seeking time and space to unwind under the sun or reconnect in a sociable space within.

Ground Floor
- Master bedroom with king size bed, satellite TV, wardrobes, daybed, small dining area, access to the terrace and en-suite batroom with bathtub and walk-in shower
- Bedroom with two single beds, satellite TV, wardrobes, daybed, small dining area, access to the terrace and en-suite batroom with bathtub and walk-in shower

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool (24m2)
- Outdoor dining
- Large terrace area
- Four sun loungers
- Outdoor shower
- Covered terrace
- Small outdoor dining
- Two day beds
- Direct beach access

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Hairdryer
- Bathroom amenities
- 43 inches flat screen TV
- Safety deposit box


About the surrounding area of Whipray Villa
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Canoeing/Kayaking Wine Tasting Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Enveloped in lush greenery and majestic coconut trees, Whipray Villa boasts a stunning beachside location at the prestigious Vakkaru Maldives Resort. The resort is located on Vakkaru Island in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll. The Maldives is a perfect destination with year round temperatures between 23 and 21 degrees centigrade. Baa Atoll is renowned as a place of extraordinary pure beauty, reflected in its status as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The island enjoys underwater marvels on the magnificent house reef, the most superb sandy beaches and marvellous vistas. The resort offers a wide variety of entertainment and excursions. Guests can learn new sports, take part in a huge array of watersports and can venture further than Vakkaru Island to spot whale sharks and manta rays at Hanifaru Bay.

Hanifaru Bay is legally designated as a Marine Protected Area, with strict regulations for protect and preserve this amazing wonder of nature. The trips to the bay ensure that the mantas and whale sharks are at peace while visitors enjoy them. The whale shark season is from May to November. Planktons get trapped in the bay’s funnel shaped reef which attracts the sharks and schools of manta rays. It is the largest feeding station known to exist.

Splash, the watersports and dive centre, offers invigorating days out at sea, with PADI diving instructors on hand to train and guide beginners and advanced level divers. Incredible world-class dive sites await your exploration with all equipment being available for rental. There are some speciality courses on offer including nitrox diver, night diver, drift diver, boat diver, naturalist diver, peak performance buoyancy, digital photography and several others. There are also numerous boat trips available including private trips, fishing, dolphin quest trips, sunset cruises, private dhonis, expeditions with a marine biologist, snorkeling trips and luxury boat rental. Guests can also enjoy jet skiing, parasailing, fun tube rides, water skiing, wakeboarding, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing. There is an onsite shop selling many accessories for your water adventures.

If guests want to explore other islands, please speak to the Concierge Team for details and opportunities.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Male International Airport

(125 km (via seaplane))

Nearest Airport 2 Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport

(25 km (via seaplane))

Nearest Ferry Port Vakkaru Ferry Port

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Male

(120 km (seaplane or speedboat))

Nearest Restaurant Multiple Restaurants

(In Resort)

Nearest Bar/Pub Multiple Bars

(In Resort)

Nearest Beach Vakkaru Beach

(100 m)

Nearest Tennis Tennis Court

(In Resort)


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Whipray Villa boasts a beautiful living room as well as a master bedroom. The living room can be used as a children’s bedroom with two day beds. Children love being so close to the ocean and are very excited to make the very first steps in the pristine sand. The generous beachfront pool is a major plus, the scene of much family fun.

Vakkaru Maldives Resort enjoys fantastic facilities and activities including a children’s club for 3 to 12 years olds. The Parrotfish Club offers indoor areas for arts, crafts and play and outside areas with a children’s pool. It is a great place to meet new friends. Older children enjoy the Coconut Club, a haven for teenagers and adults with many activities as well as pool tables, table tennis, table football, board games and reading areas. Again, it is place to make friends and enjoy some social time. The sports courts are excellent with a tennis coach onboard to help with lessons. Badminton and volleyball are also available plus there is a stunning resort pool with a bar and restaurant next to it.  

Splash, the watersport centre, is very popular with kayak and special glass kayaks, snorkeling equipment, fun inflatables, sailing, water skiing, paddle boards and many other watersports. The boat trips are amazing. You can even ask the chef to cook your catches if you go out on one of the fishing trips. The sunset trips are amazing and the dolphin watch cruises are always popular. The restaurants in the resort are family friendly plus you can arrange special family treats such as picnics on a sandbank. The Congierge Team are always willing to help make this a family holiday of a lifetime.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included
  • Breakfast Included
  • Meal delivery service


Oliver's Extras

  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Breakfast Included
  • Meal delivery service

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!


The Resort

Lies within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives is a secluded reef island blessed with timeless ocean views, powder-soft, brilliant white sands, deep blue holes and house reef with unique marine biodiversity. A scenic 30-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport transport you into this idyllic paradise intuitively designed for guests seeking timeless experiences.

Activities & Facilities

• Spa & Wellness ⇒ Find inner serenity with expert therapists at Merana Spa, featuring luxurious overwater single and couple treatment rooms, an ayurvedic treatment room, hair and nail salon, spa boutique and outdoor wellness area featuring a warm whirlpool, cold plunge pool, sauna and steam room.
• Bespoke Guest Experiences ⇒ A collection of curated guest experiences inspired by the principles of Vakkare and our extended programmes of ’50 Shades of Blue’, brought to you by world-renowned culinary greats, wellness mentors, fitness gurus and more.
• Splash ⇒ Exhilarating aqua escapades with a host of water sports, excursions and world-class dive adventures.
• Parrotfish Club ⇒ Extensive kids’ club facilities with certified team for children aged between 3 to 12 years.
• Sports Fild ⇒ All-weather floodlit tennis courts and a badminton court for sports enthusiasts.
• Coconut Club ⇒ A haven of fun for teens and adults with an array of games, library and activities.
• Fitness Center ⇒ Keep fit 24 hours a day, accompanied by stunning views at the overwater gym with open-air deck. Personal trainer, yoga and fitness classes are available.
• The Organic Farm ⇒ On our island, we grow our own food in the Organic Farm, which produces some of the freshest fruits, vegetables and herbs for our restaurants and bar.
• The Sandbank Events ⇒ Escape to a remote sandbank for a private event. Barefoot extravagance, waves lapping, embraced by nature, a distant paradise, for a while exclusively.
• Luxury Destination Dining ⇒ From the serenity of your villa to idyllic settings around the island, we bring you an exquisite culinary experience, humble or heavenly as you desire.


Restaurants & Bars

• Amaany ⇒ A tranquil, bright and airy environment by the beach to start the day; to experience nourishing flavours, offering an interactive presentation of international cuisines and inspired dishes accented with local tastes and tropical tones.
• Vakku ⇒ Elegant open-air grill restaurant and a signature venue to savour our finest selection of meats and seafood grilled to perfection.
• Onu ⇒ Drawn from the South East Asia inspiration yet honouring the regions current and past influences, Onu is an elegant bamboo fashioned culinary theatre within a tropical plantation designed with a showcase kitchen.
• Isoletta ⇒ Vibrant Italian flavours fashioned with flair. Enjoy a relaxed and alive dining experience with authentic charm, uncluttered sophistication and whimsical design complete with communal dining table, lounging space, two-seaters a la Milano and a poolside piazza.
• Cabana ⇒ Alfresco poolside lounge designed for classic comfort, creative inspiration and a relaxed ambience. Cabana offers a comfortable enduring space to relax and unwind in style, enjoy a laid back afternoon or pre-dinner drink.
• Lagoon Bar ⇒ An ocean oasis to relax and revive from noon until late, a stylish venue above the crystal waters with open-air lounging space and the Indian Ocean breezes.
• Vakkaru Reserve ⇒ Our very own wine cellar, home to a curated selection of wines showcasing fine vintage and non-vintage offerings from Old to New World.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Credit card details might be asked as a guarantee.
Arrival time 2 pm
Departure time 12 pm
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price
Minimum stay 1 night
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? No allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Tax Tourist Tax included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 4, it will cost an additional £389 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Aug 28th 2025 £36,008 £50,410

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 4, it will cost an additional €423 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Aug 28th 2025 €39,206 €54,887

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 4, it will cost an additional $458 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Aug 28th 2025 $42,469 $59,456

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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