A Timeless Sanctuary 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. Ascenic 30-minute sea plane flight from Male International Airport transport you in to this idyllic paradise intuitively designed for guests seeking timeless experiences.
About this Destination
A home to over 2,300 fully grown coconut trees, our tropical island also features 113 luxury villas and suites, five restaurants, two bars, a wine cellar and an over-the-water Spa. Engaging experiences are offered by Splash water sports and dive center, Sports Fields, Parrotfish Club, 24/7 Coconut Club and gym.
Embark on a timeless journey as soon as you step onto our island. Leave the time behind, disconnect from reality and reconnect to each other while discovering what our timeless sanctuary has to offer.
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).