Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa has announced that it is slated to become the first five-star resort in the Maldives to open its own private executive airport terminal. Located at Gan International Airport in Addu Atoll, the terminal is for the exclusive arrival and departure of the resort’s guests, including those on commercial flights to and from Malé International Airport. The private terminal is five minutes by speedboat from the resort and features two lounges and a VIP room. A private lounge is reserved for guests arriving by private jet and offers one-stop immigration, custom and baggage screening services.
Shangri-La’s all-villa Villingili Resort and Spa is the first luxury resort located south of the equator in the Maldives and also the first in the country to introduce its own nine-hole recreational golf course plus cultural bicycle tours on neighboring islands. Surrounded by a coral reef, the hideaway resort has six kilometers of coastline and two kilometers of white sand beaches.
Guests taking advantage of the new private jet terminal can also enjoy the “Private Jet Experience”, featuring stays in a presidential villa and tailor-made benefits. Private Jet Experience benefits include welcome champagne; a dedicated villa butler; dolphin cruise; daily massage at CHI, The Spa; personal mobile phone; and the bespoke “Dine By Design” experience in one of the resort’s secret locations.
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa offers 132 villas, including two presidential villas and offer the choicest amenities and accessories. The presidential villas each have two bedrooms; a garden with a spa pavilion; a private pool; an outdoor designer shower with body jets; a sauna; and a personal gym with a private courtyard; and garden. Round-the-clock in-villa dining is available on timber-decked verandahs or in the air-conditioned or al-fresco dining pavilions. A variety of dining options are also available at the resort’s five restaurants and bars.