From Mumbai to Maldives in 2.5 Hours for a Private-Island Weekend Escape on Vakkaru

 The Maldives is a hot destination for Bollywood stars right now, and now average Mumbai residents can experience a private island haven just like the stars. Leave the bustling metropolis behind as you arrive in the tranquil Maldives on an ‘Effortless Escape from Mumbai to Vakkaru package’.

Available exclusively to guests travelling from India, holidaymakers can escape the city and be in the Maldives in hours, ready for the ultimate weekend getaway on a private island. Maldivian Airlines fly passengers from Mumbai to Maafaru International Airport in Baa Atoll in less than 2.5 hours.

4. Vakkaru Maldives Main Pool Aerial

Passengers land in a UNESCO biosphere reserve renowned for its exceptional sea life and incredible dive and snorkelling sites. From the airport, it is a scenic one hour and 20-minute speedboat transfer or 15- minute seaplane ride to the resort.

Vakkaru Maldives was recently named the Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort in the World Travel Awards. This secluded reef island is fringed by coconut palms that frame the beach villas on the powder-soft sands. There are also overwater options perched over the turquoise waters of its bath-warm lagoon where residents kaleidoscopic marine life from their private decks.

6. Vakkaru Maldives - Lagoon Bar
Lagoon Bar

During leisurely meals, guests can indulge in abundant buffet breakfasts at Amaany Restaurant with an Indian food station and there are multiple dining options for lunch and dinner. Choose from the laidback Italian restaurant Isoletta, South-East Asian specialities at Onu, beach grill at Vakku or Japanese delicacies at Lagoon Bar. On selected evenings, Amaany offers an Indian Ocean Splash buffet with Mumbai specialities, Sri Lankan and Maldivian cuisines. For extra special occasions, guests can arrange private destination dining experiences under the shade of palm trees in Vakkaru’s lush organic garden, or on a private sandbank.

The overwater Merana Spa is complete with an Ayurveda practice and a regular host to residencies by the world’s most inspiring wellness practitioners. Children and teens can join the Parrotfish Club and Coconut Club and guests of all ages can play against world-famous pros through a best-in-class coaching partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis and Dive centre Splash is the resort’s gateway to the Maldives’ underwater marvels. Threading all those services and facilities together, is a unique hospitality concept called Vakkare.

3. One Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence
Overwater Pool Villa

The Effortless Escape to Vakkaru allows guests to check in and out within moments and commence their holiday. Guests can enjoy international return flights, transfers, daily breakfast, lunch and  dinner, soft drinks during meals, and applicable service charges and taxes.

Available to book until 31 July 2021, the Effortless Escape to Vakkaru package is valid for stays from 9 May to 31 October 2021.

Vakkaru Maldives’ is also extending the offer to families. Special rates are available for two adults and two children below 12 years staying in family villa categories, and to four adults and two children staying in two-bedroom beach pool residences.

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