It's Time to Turn Up the Romance in Paradise


If you are looking for glamorous experiences and plenty of good loving on a paradisaical island look no further than Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives. The resort is offering two exclusive romantic packages, Romance in the Maldives and Proposal Experience that is certain to create memorable moments with your significant other.

The Romance in the Maldives offer includes a five-night stay in a villa with a private pool or over the ocean, perched atop the emerald-green jungle canopy or strung along the turquoise shoreline. The luxurious villas boast a spacious deck to enjoy the magnificent Indian Ocean scenery, with a dining and lounge area, ideal for a romantic dinner under the stars. Whether for a wedding, honeymoon, proposal, or a romantic getaway, the dedicated Villa Host can create a bespoke romantic set-up for couples in the intimate settings of their villa.

The Romance in the Maldives offer also includes an exclusive stargazing and sea-gazing experience during which guests can take in the stunning and unique scenery of the island. Couples can marvel at the sky with cocktails and canapes from the elevated platform strategically located in a remote location on the golf course, perfect for star spotting. For guests interested in sea-gazing, couples can experience the resort’s over-water swing, overlooking the turquoise hues of the lagoon waters. The activity is followed by a romantic picnic, where couples can enjoy tasty bites on the beach as the sun sets with marvelous tones of pink and purple reflecting on the water.

To further explore the aquatic wonders of the ocean, a guided snorkeling experience will allow couples to discover the underwater world side by side, while following turtles swimming in the lagoon. After an active day, couples can relax and rejuvenate, at CHI, The Spa, with a 60-minute couple massage performed by two therapists working in unison to provide an unforgettable experience. Located in its own spa village within the resort, CHI, The Spa offers spacious treatment villas with private gardens and steam rooms, and a unique yoga pavilion overlooking the Indian Ocean. The spa menu features a selection of Asian massages, Ayurveda treatments, and locally inspired treatments such as the Kandu Boli ritual, combining a Cowrie Shell massage of the body and face to the sound of the traditional Maldivian melodies sang by the therapists.

The romantic package will end with a private ‘Dine by Design’ experience in the romantic settings of Serenity Bay Beach, most famous for hosting celebrity proposals and weddings. The Chef will curate a special menu for the couple, catering to their gastronomic desires, to be enjoyed in an intimate location, on the pristine white sandy beach.

The Romance in the Maldives offer is available from USD675* per night for two persons.

The Proposal Experience package includes the above activities with a stay in the exclusive Villa Muthee, the epitome of tropical refinement. The presidential villa is nestled in its own luxurious environment with a private walkway entrance, a spacious deck with a private infinity pool and direct access to the ocean, a separate living room, yoga pavilion and even its own spa treatment room to let guests relax without leaving the villa.

This offer also includes a romantic lunch date about the resort’s Horizon yacht at one of the most exclusive locations on Earth, right on the equator. Aboard Shangri-La’s luxurious 21-meter-long Horizon yacht, the couple can marvel at acrobatic dolphins leaping out of the water at sunset.

The Proposal Experience offer is available from US$ 3,739* per night for two persons.

The brightest gem in the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, Villingili Island is located in the heart-shaped Addu Atoll, a true haven for those seeking romance. Guests can embrace the idyllic romantic island settings in a world of its own with a golden mile of stunning white sandy beach and a natural jungle with over 17,000 coconut trees and majestic Banyan trees. Couples will be awestruck by the natural treasures on the island and marine life in the azure waters of the shoreline.

For additional benefits, guests can enroll in Shangri-La’s loyalty program, Golden Circle. Created especially for Shangri-La’s valued guests, Golden Circle is more than a guest loyalty program. Every time guests stay with Shangri-La, they will enjoy exclusive privileges and benefits. They will also be able to book special offers with attractive discounts. GC Award Points can be redeemed for hotel stays, dining or spa experiences at any Shangri-La hotel, resort, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel and Hotel Jen. Guests may also convert their points into airline miles. Guests can enroll here or during their first stay in one of the group’s hotels.

For more information, please visit www.shangri-la.com/maldives.

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