Jumeirah Vittaveli provides extensive leisure and wellness facilities including a 5 star PADI dive centre, Talise Spa and Talise Fitness. The Talise Spa is surrounded by lush, natural gardens and offers Asian inspired treatments using organic or natural products. The first of its kind in the Maldives, Ice Ice Maybe, an artificial ice skating rink offers a unique experience where guests can watch from the benches or play ice hockey at a surcharge.
About this Destination
Vittaveli Jumeirah's 5-star villas feature an open-concept layout that lets guests take in stunning sea views and cool breezes. All villas offer private pool and direct access to the beach or lagoon. Free in-room WiFi access is available.
The exclusivity of Jumeirah Vittaveli Resort is a 20-minute luxurious motorized catamaran away from Male International Airport, which will be arranged by the resort.
Guests may sample a range of Asian and Maldivian specialities at Samsara. or enjoy an intimate dining experience over lagoon waters at Fenesse. Evening cocktails are available at Mu Beach Bar and Grill, as well as B4R. The signature restaurant Swarna invites for opulent 18-course Thalis or set Journey menus in private cabanas set in a lush Maharaja style garden.
Established in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives islands are multi-faceted. The culture, traditions and customs of the country are influenced by Indian, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Arab, Persian, Indonesian and even African influences. A fabulous cultural mix that makes all the richness of the Maldives.
The official and the most common language of Maldives, Dhivehi, or the Maldivian language has been influenced by various languages like Arabic, French, Persian, Portuguese, Hindustani, and English through the ages.
How do you say hello in Maldives?
While the more casual, informal way is frequently shortened to “Kihineh.” Asking some favour and you want to say “Please”, you say “Adhes kohfa.” “Thank you” is translated to“Shukuriyaa.” And “You're welcome” is “Maruhabaa.” in Dhivehi.
The currency of the Maldives is called the Rufiyah, which is linked to the dollar at around 12.75 Rufiyah to the dollar. However, most resorts and many local islands will accept the USdollar (bring small denominations such as $1, $5 and $10) as payment.
Weather and Climate
The Maldives has a year-round hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July. The temperature rarely falls below 25°C (77°F).