As one of the top rated resorts in the Maldives for diving, snorkelling as well as manta, turtle and whale shark excursions, it’s easy to see why Vilamendhoo is the resort of choice for an undersea adventure. An island escape filled with unforgettable moments, from sunset cruises and island hopping to a Robinson Crusoe Island expedition to share with friends, family or partner.

Vila Memories professional photography service onsite to capture those picture perfect memories that will last a lifetime


Vilamendhoo island boasts 1.5kms of beautiful white sandy beach, a magnificent lagoon and house reef perfect for snorkelling, two freshwater swimming pools; one situated at the Boashi Bar with a children’s wading pool and another at the Sunset Bar for adults only, age 18 years and older, overlooking the infinity pool and ocean.

For the love of sport, the island offers a floodlit tennis court, beach volleyball, badminton, petanque, a gym and football grounds. Additionally, there are fishing excursions including morning and afternoon, a kids playground and games room.


For an undersea adventure try the guided diving and snorkelling boat trips or experience the catamaran, kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddle (sup) boarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, the fun tube, jet skiing and glass bottom boat.

Activities are subject to rental and instruction while equipment is for rental, repair and sale, accessories are available for sales, and complete PADI Instructional Programmes available.


The Maldives has the world’s largest known population of reef manta rays. The Manta Trust is a well-known, UK based, independent non-profit organisation, whose mission is to advance conservation of manta rays and their habitat through science, research, raising awareness, and creating influence by providing education. Guests can take part in workshops and trips run by Vilamendhoo’s resident Marine Biologist.

Our team is here to share our passion for and knowledge of the marine environment with you and hope that your understanding will help conserve the natural beauty of the coral reefs.


The entertainment programme at Vilamendhoo includes a nighttime schedule of Maldivian culture & history presentation, marine preservation slideshow, the Bodu Beru Cultural Dance Show, a DJ disco, divers’ video, karaoke, movie night, quiz night, live band, the Vilamendhoo Library, where you can take or donate a book and much more.


Vilamendhoo’s gift shop offers the perfect souvenir, memento, gift, clothing or holiday essentials. The shop features a complete selection of swimwear, sportswear, batik, branded merchandise, books, music CD’s, jewellery, artwork, crafts, sundries, snacks, magazines, cigarettes and more.