Luxury hotel holiday Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa Maldives

Shangri-La Villingili, Maldives is a luxurious resort with many dining options and also a particularly diverse range of activities from nature walks, golf, spa, diving and water sports.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Male or Emirates via Dubai to Male and onward domestic flight to Gan Airport
  • Speedboat transfer airport to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bepoke holidays to Shangri La Villingili, Maldives

Shangri-La Villingili is a luxurious resort in stunning surroundings with a fabulous choice of activities on offer. Perfect for couples and families alike, there is a wide variety of activities including golf and spa facilities and a great kid's club.

Facts in brief

Location Addu Atoll

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Malé

Distance from airport 70 minutes by plane and 8 minutes by speedboat

Hotel facilities and services

142 Villas, 2 Restaurants, 3 Bars, Swimming Pool, Spa, Health Club, Golf Course, Laundry, 4 Shops, Business Centre, Entertainment Centre, Eco Centre, Kids' Club, Island Doctor, PADI Dive Centre.


WiFi Access, Fresh Fruit upon arrival, Daily International Newspaper, Bicycles and Snorkelling Equipment, Non-motorised Water Sports (except Hobie cat), Entertainment Centre, Gym with Sauna and Steam Bath, Cool Zone Kids' Club, Tennis Courts, Villingili Eco Tour with guide.

Complimentary watersports

Non-motorised Water Sports.

Chargeable watersports

Scuba Diving, Fishing, Water-skiing, Kite-surfing.

Land sports

Gym, Golf, 2 Floodlit Tennis Courts, Nature Walks.

Sports nearby

Golf, Snorkelling and Diving.

From about

Holiday Code WW60

Luxury bepoke holidays to Shangri La Villingili, Maldives

Room descriptions

Shangri-La Villingili has 142 villas. All villas have spacious sundeck and patio with daybeds and lounge space, open-air and indoor showers, oval bathtub, telephone, safe, LCD TV, Bose DVD player, iPod docking station, Nespresso machine, minibar, complimentary internet access.

Pool Villa with private pool
Deluxe Pool Villa with private pool
Sunset Over Water Villa with private pool
Tree House Villa with private pool
Beach Villa with private pool
Two Bedroom Beach Villa
Two Bedroom Family Beach Villa with private pool
Villa Muthee with private pool
Villa Laalu with private pool

From about

Holiday Code WW60

Luxury bepoke holidays to Shangri La Villingili, Maldives

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Shangri La Villingili, the Maldives, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Male with British Airways direct (winter season only) or Emirates via Dubai. The flying time is about 13 hours. Shangri La Villingili is reached by an onward domestic flight to Gan Airport from Male and a 10 minute speedboat transfer. Expressions Holidays includes the onward flight and speedboat transfer in your holiday price.

Additional information

Minimum stays: A minimum 5 night stay applies between 20 December and 7 January. No check outs are permitted on 31 December.

Children: There is a Kids' Club for children aged 4 to 12 from 9am to 7pm. The first and second child aged 3-11 years stay free of charge when sharing with two adults. Children under the age of 6 eat for free off the children's menu. Special children's menus are available in all restaurants.

Other information: A compulsory supplement is required for stays over Christmas and New Year.

From about

Holiday Code WW60

Luxury bepoke holidays to Shangri La Villingili, Maldives

Highlights of the Maldives

For many, the Maldives offer some of the most fascinating underwater exploration available, from both snorkelling and diving. There are over a hundred different species of fish, from angelfish to flying fish, snapper and triggerfish, stingray and shark, as well as turtles and numerous corals of a multitude of colours. If your resort is near Malé then the capital is worth a brief visit with its mosques, traditional houses with rounded corners and tea shops with a selection of ‘short eats’ including rice pudding, curried fish cakes and small bananas.

Cultural highlights of the Maldives

Bodu beru traditional music and dance, traditional seating - the undholi (like a hammock) and the joli (a net seat hung from a wooden frame), local crafts including mats, lacquer work and jewellery, traditional dhoni boats.

Facts in brief

Capital Malé
Airport Malé International Airport
Size The Maldives consist of 1,192 islands, dispersed over an area of 35,000 sq. miles
Population 436,000
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