Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is located in the beautiful and versatile South Ari Atoll and can be reached by Seaplane in approx. 20min from the airport. It is one of the few real divers Islands with its beautiful house reef and the nearby whale shark national park.

The Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa offers a variety of activities for water enthusiasts like diving, snorkeling, kayak, sailing etc. as well as for those who prefer to spend their time on land like tennis, badminton, table tennis, mini golf.

The West side of the island with a separate restaurant and the sunset bar is restricted for adults only, while the rest of the island is perfect for families.

Weather if you are planning an active family holiday or an intimate and relaxing beach getaway with a loved one, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is the right choice to experience the unbelievable beauty of the Maldives.

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Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo Maldives Dive & Water Sports Centre

The Perfect Island For DiversThe Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo Maldives dive center is on the perfect island for divers. With its beautiful house reef, more than 50 nearby dive sites, Manta and Whale Shark sightings all year round and a huge variety of marine life that only very few places in the world can offer.

The fully equipped PADI 5* dive centre offers diving courses from beginner to professional level as well as guided fun diving and provides the infrastructure for independent house reef diving.

Divers can choose between different 2-tank diving trips every morning and single-tank trips every afternoon. Additionally full-day trips to the whale shark national park and Manta cleaning stations are offered multiple times per week.

For those who want to explore the beautiful Maldivian underwater world independently and at their own pace, the house reef is open throughout the whole day as well as for night dives.


Full-day Whale Shark Trip

The South Ari Marine Protected Area (SAMPA) is one of only very few places in the world where whale sharks can be spotted all year long. Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo offers full day trips to the national park to dive with whale sharks which are the biggest fish in the world and on top of the bucket list of many divers.

Manta Trip

Offered as a 2-Tank trip to Mahibadhoo Manta Point from May until November and as a full-day trip to Rangalli Manta Point from January until April. With more than 1500 identified individuals in Ari Atoll alone, the Maldives are home to the biggest population of reef Mantas worldwide. With Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo you can watch those gentle giants as they fly close over the divers heads and do their cleaning and feeding rituals. A truly unforgettable experience.

Thilas in the Dhigurah Channel

The Perfect Island For DiversThe Dhigurah channel is located between the two local islands Dangethi and Dhigurah and can be reached by Dhoni in 30 min from Vilamendhoo.

This channel offers many breathtaking Thilas like 7th heaven, Lucky Hell, Reethi Thila or Kuda Rah Thila which is often considered one of the best dive sites in the Maldives.

Sharks, turtles, eagle rays, barracudas, napoleons, huge schools of snappers, soft corals and hard corals are only a few of the things that can be spotted there on a regular basis.


  • Kuda Rah Thila

  • Rangali Manta Point

  • Mahibadhoo Manta Point

  • Lucky Hell

  • 7th Heaven

  • Broken Rock

  • Reethi Thila

  • Kudhimaa Wreck

  • Vilamendhoo Thila

Padi e-learning

Start now! PADI e-learning is a great way to save valuable holiday time in Vilamendhoo Maldives!

Become a PADI certified diver in no time by simply participating in all underwater adventures of the Open Water Course or Advanced Open Water Course and without spending time in a classroom during your holiday!

Downloads available


Night SnorkelingFind out what the marine life is doing after the sun has set by exploring the house reef with a torch and one of our experienced snorkeling guide.

Watch from above when the jack fish are out hunting and the turtles are sleeping at the reef.

An unforgettable experience.


4 The Perfect Island For Divers In Maldives Vilamendhoo Island Resort And Spa 21/05/2024Our watersports center offers a variety of motorized and non-motorized water sport activities.

No matter if you prefer relaxing, quiet and slow, or if you like to go fast and get the adrenalin pumping, in our well-equipped watersports center you will find the right activity.

And if you decide to try something new, one of our experienced watersport instructors will be there to teach and guide you along the way.


  • Kayak

  • Stand Up Paddle

  • Windsurfing

  • Catamaran


  • Jet Ski

  • Water Ski

  • Wakeboard

  • FUN Tube



The perfect combination of a thrilling jet ski ride through the atoll and the exploration of the beautiful reefs around Vilamendhoo. Our watersports guide will pick a snorkeling spot according to your preferences and will be your personal navigator during the trip. If you want to enjoy the reef and the marine life exclusively with nobody else around, this trip is the right choice for you.


Enjoy the peace and silence out on the water and watch one of the beautiful Maldivian sunsets while sailing around the islands and sandbanks of South Ari Atoll.