Viceroy Maldives is located in Shaviyani Atoll 192 km from the capital island of Malé and the International Airport. On the Maldives' uncharted northern edge the resort is located on the private island of Vagaru over 17 acres of palm trees and pristine sand encircling a blue lagoon. Access to Vagaru is easily accommodated via seaplane taxi less than an hour's flight from the main island of Malé. A true haven for the discerning adventurer Viceroy Maldives provides innovative levels of seclusion and luxury set within a spectacular locale. The resort leaves no detail unanswered; with Viceroy's unparalleled service complementing perfectly designed elemental interiors and carefully crafted lounge areas. Five dining venues including the alluring Middle Eastern-inspired décor of the central Treehouse offer everything from casual beachside cuisine Pan Asian and European flare to intimate fine dining experience with a wine cellar and a private chef's table. The resort is comprised of 61 Villas with 32 over the water and 29 on the beach. Each Villa is designed with the intent to have maximum privacy either on the lagoon or on the beach by providing ample distance between each of the villas to maintain intimacy and space for the guests. The resort's 61 villas resemble the hull of an inverted Maldivian "dhoni" (a traditional fishing boat) and occupy the vast areas on the beach and lagoon. Cloistered on the water's edge the Beach Villas offer generous living spaces surrounded by a lush screen of greenery. Past the shower and the tub in the bedroom's spacious en-suite bathroom discover a door that opens out to the villa's private garden. The intimate garden area holds an outdoor shower and oversized private pool on the sundeck leading directly onto the soft sand of the beach or up to the open spaces of the living area. Live suspended over the lagoon in a spacious Water Villa each positioned a considerable distance from neighbours. Overlooking the soothing lagoon views the villas are expansive and full of light while retaining an intimate feel. From the tiered deck choose to relax in the private pool or dive off into the lagoons seductive blue waters. Caught in the embrace of the Indian Ocean the five distinct dining venues capture the essence of Europe the "Spice Trade Routes" from Asia to Africa. Guests can select casual or elegant dining options choosing from menus that please every palate. Additionally the resort offers 24-hour In-Villa Dining service. Vista Restaurant - From sunrise through to the days end guests can soak up the view of the pool and lagoon while enjoying a relaxed dining experience. Every day begins with an abundance of choices for breakfast providing guests with both Western and Asian selections. The fresh juice bar morning pastries and a variety of sliced cold cuts and meats allows for a continental-style meal with eggs waffles and pancakes made to order. For those looking for a healthier option there is an extensive selection of organic low-fat and soy yogurts fresh tropical fruits and an array of healthy Asian breakfast options. The Treehouse lures guests with its exotic flavors of the Middle East and features a selection of hot or cold mezzes from the region. Be it lunch of dinner the Treehouse has an ideal location at the island's southernmost tip; generous cushions and loungers are artfully placed to allow guests to choose an intimate or livelier setting. For those who can't bear to leave the water's edge the Anguru Pool Bar & Grill provides ample choice for daytime dining. From the comfort of a chaise lounge by the pool deck or at the pool bar sunbathers can choose a cooling respite or order a lunchtime repast and specialty cocktail. It's a perfect dining location for al-fresco lunches by the pool with family and friends. Poised above Vista Cerchio is ideal for those looking for a quiet evening to celebrate a special occasion with friends and family or a romantic candle-lit dinner with your loved one. Food prepared is a modern interpretation of fine Italian cuisine inspired by preservation of the authentic flavors of home style cooking enhanced by a fine selection of Italian and international wines. Our chefs will create menus based on seasonally available produce and local seafood offering a selection of "themed menus" throughout the year focusing on individual culinary delights such as white summer truffles. Step into a sanctuary balanced between the sounds of the sea and the horizon's edge. In the over-water Spa Villas guests can choose from curated program options that embrace services such as specialized massage techniques yoga practices and dietary guidance. Viceroy Signature Journeys a carefully chosen series of Ayurvedic regional and traditional treatments gently guide the guest from simple relaxation to a state of complete renewal. The spa's aim is for guests to reclaim an inner harmony through holistic therapies harnessed from the sun the ocean and native culture.