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The Property

Located in the North-West edge of Malé Atoll in the Maldives. ‘Varu’ is a term in Native Maldivian language of Dhivehi with connotations of strength, resilience and life in abundance. The 5-star resort will offer a truly Maldivian experience by incorporating aspects of local traditions and cultures, structural design - fused together with bursts of chic tropical vibes.


North Male Atoll, Maldives

What is The VARU Plan

Premium All-inclusive Package offering an array of food and beverage options, in-villa services and amenities, activities and excursions and
much more!

The VARU Plan™ Details

Time of Speedboat transfer

Subject to the international arrival and departure time of the guests

Speedboat Capacity

15 guests per boat

When is the opening?

17th October 2019

What are the resorts / islands nearby?

One & Only Reethi Rah
Summer Island
Vivanta by Taj
OBLU SELECT at Sangeli – 15 minutes away
Makunudu Resort

Accommodations and Villas

How many villas in each category?

Beach Villas – 10 Units
Water Villas – 29 Units
Beach Villas with Pool – 15 Units
Water Villas with Pool – 39 Units
Water Suite – 1 Unit
Family Beach Villa – 3 Units
Family Beach Villa with Pool – 8 Units
Majlis Suite – 3 Units

What are the Floor Areas?

Beach Villas – 75 sqm
Water Villas – 93 sqm
Beach Villas with Pool – 90 sqm
Water Villas with Pool – 93 sqm
Water Suite – 155sqm
Family Beach Villa – 173 sqm
Family Beach Villa with Pool – 183 sqm
Majlis Suite – 329 sqm

Maximum occupancy

Beach Villas – 2 Adults + 1 Child or 3 Adults
Water Villas – 2 Adults + 1 Child
Beach Villas with Pool – 2 Adults + 1 Child or 3 Adults
Water Villas with Pool – 2 Adults + 1 Child
Water Suite – up to 3 Adults
Family Beach Villa – 4 Adults + 2 Children
Family Beach Villa with Pool – 4 Adults + 2 Children
Majlis Suite – 4 Adults + 2 Children

Size of the beds? Baby cot?

200cm x 180cm – Master bed

Are children allowed in the Water Villas? Any restriction?

Yes, children under 12 are allowed but will sleep in the sofa bed and parents need to sign a waiver

Size of the Pools?

Villa pools are 10 sqm

Smoking policy?

Yes on designated areas

Check-in Time

14:00 hrs

Charge for Early Check-in

Subject to availability, please contact us to verify

Charge for Late Check-out

Subject to availability, please contact us to verify

For guests who booked for 4 nights, will they get 4X the meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)? Or only dinner is applicable on arrival?

The VARU Plan ends at 11:00 hrs on the day of check-out so all F&B services will be chargeable afterwards

What are items in the minibar?

Softdrinks, Coffee/ Tea, Snacks, Wine and Beer

Our Restaurants and Bars

Lime & Chili – Main Restaurant

Main Island

Operating Hours

07:00 – 10:00 – Breakfast
12:30 – 14:30 – Lunch
19:00 – 22:00 – Dinner

Main feature of the outlet

Main Buffet Restaurant

Dress Code

Island Casual


Middle of the Island close to the BVPs

Operating Hours

12:30 – 14:30 – Lunch
19:00 – 22:00 – Dinner

Main feature of the outlet

Specialty Restaurant – A Progressive Maldivian Specialty Restaurant

Dress Code

Island Casual


Located in the Water Villa jetty and opposite ELENA Spa (Jetty A)

Operating Hours

12:30 – 14:30 – Lunch
19:00 – 22:00 – Dinner

Main feature of the outlet

Overwater / rooftop bar and sunset view

Dress Code

Island Casual


Main Island, next to Bay Rouge – west facing

Operating Hours

19:00 – 22:00 – Dinner

Dress Code

Island Casual

Bay Rouge (Main Pool)

West Facing next to the main Pool and Charcoal Restaurant

Operating Hours

10:00 to 01:00 hrs

Main feature of the outlet

Main Bar, Sunset Facing

Our Spa, Salon & Fitness Club




Located overwater opposite NU restaurant in the Water Villa jetty (Jetty A)

Operating Hours

09:00 to 21:00hrs

Facilities and Services offered

Changing rooms, lockers, Sauna, Saltwater Pool

Different types of treatments

Yes, signature treatment, Ayurveda, Salon Services such as haircut, manicure, pedicure and etc.

Separate men and women?

Yes, separate Sauna and changing rooms

Products used

Aromatherapy Associates, Sun Esthederm, Cuccio(hand/nails), Margy’s (face)

Are kids allowed?

Only guests 15 and above are allowed in the Spa

Which facilities are FOC?

Sauna, changing rooms, lockers and saltwater pool

Services offered in the Salon

Mani/Pedi, Haircut, Hair Treatment

Fitness Club Location

Fitness Club or Gym is located in the recreation Area – Disport

Operating hours?

06:00 – 21:00 hrs

Facilities offered

Salty Water Pool, Sauna and Changing Room

Are kids allowed in the Fitness Club?

Yes but with Parent’s supervision


Doctor / Medical Assistance

Yes, Doctor will be available in the island only for minor ailments

Clinic? Operating Hours

Yes, clinic is available

Accepted mode of payments

Cash or Credit Card


Yes – complimentary

Buggy Service

Yes, limited number of buggies

Conference Room

Yes, small meeting room is available

Special Amenities for guests celebrating Birthday / Anniversary in the resort?

– Birthday/Anniversary Cake, with a message on the cake.
– Sparkling Wine
– Bed decoration and bath Set-up

Special Amenities for guests celebrating HONEYMOON in the resort?

** Romantically shaped Bed decoration – once per stay (Turn-down service would be on the 01st or 2nd evening depending on the arrival time)
** Romantic candle-light dinner for the couple once during stay
** One honeymoon cake
** Romantic Turn-down service – romantic bubble bath – once per stay (on request) ** Honeymoon Memento as a parting honeymoon gift

What are the items/services NOT included in the Atmosphere THE VARU Plan?

Water Sports, Room Services, Additional Dining or Spa outside VARU Plan, etc