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VARU by Atmosphere

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Hand-Picked Hotel

Discover the ultimate Maldivian experience at VARU by Atmosphere, an exquisite 5-star resort with sensational views, relaxing spa, and world-class dining.

For a luxury, out-of-this-world Maldives experience, it doesn’t get better than VARU by Atmosphere, opened in November 2019. This exquisite 5-star resort takes pride in embracing the local culture, promising an authentic Maldivian experience you’ll never forget. Here, you can spend your days doing absolutely nothing while soaking in the sublime views of the palm tree-peppered island nudged by turquoise waters. Or enjoy an array of water sports, snorkelling, or swimming with turtles and reef fish in the crystal-clear lagoon. The island is your oyster.

Downtime is what VARU does best. Immerse yourself in ultimate relaxation at ELE|NA Spa, with spa treatments that combine local healing traditions with global therapies that are designed to nourish you with the purest natural products. You’ll be surrounded by nature thanks to its glass-bottomed treatment rooms – all you need to do is lay back and let your worries melt away. The spa also features a saltwater infinity pool with outdoor shower, a gym, and wellness and fitness activities such as yoga and aqua aerobics.

The food scene on the island is quite something – choose from a variety of culinary creations that span from Europe to Asia, with a touch of the Maldives. Plus a side of spectacular views. Award-winning Kaagé is a Maldivian fine-dining restaurant that specialises in local flavours with a twist. At Lime & Chili you’ll find live cooking stations and hot buffet classics, while Charcoal offers a variety of delicious dishes such as Bourbon Baby Back Ribs and Stewed Apricot Crème Brûlée. At NÜ, European cuisine takes centre stage, and Bay Rouge pool bar is the perfect spot to sip your favourite cocktail as the sun dips.

The VARU Plan™ inclusions:

An all-inclusive package which includes all meals, speciality fine-dining, a selection of fine wines and spirits, non-motorised water sports, 2 snorkelling excursions per day including snorkelling equipment as well as the Sunset Fishing and one other excursion. Also included are various theme nights, performance arts and activities, a fully stocked minibar and a 45-minute spa treatment per person for every 4-night stay, this is a cumulative offer and increases based on the length of stay.

Please note that speciality fine-dining meals are based on length of stay as follows:

3 nights stay: ONE meal
4-5 nights stay: TWO meals
6-7 nights stay: THREE meals
8-10 nights stay: FOUR meals
Above 10 nights stay: Additional 1 meal is for every 3 nights stay.

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  • ATOL protected
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Opened in November 2019

Traditional Maldivian look and feel

Crystal-clear lagoon that’s perfect for snorkelling

ELE|NA Spa using local healing techniques

Gym & fitness centre with yoga & aqua aerobics

World-class cuisine in breath-taking settings


  • 1 night

  • Asia . Maldives . North Male Atoll

  • International flights not included

  • All Inclusive

From £292 per person per night

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm

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Holiday details


VARU by Atmosphere oozes local charm in each of its 108 villas and suites. The interiors feature the signature Maldivian style with wooden floors and high ceilings that blend seamlessly with the island’s exotic ocean backdrop. Relax and unwind in cool, air-conditioned rooms that offer free minibar items, LED TVs, super-comfy Temper-Pedic beds with silky smooth Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, and complimentary Wi-Fi. In the luxurious bathrooms you can expect separate baths and rain showers to wash off lingering saltwater from the day.


  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • PADI-certified dive and water sports centre
  • ELE | NA The Spa
  • Gym
  • Tennis court
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all areas

Holiday location

Map of VARU by Atmosphere Maldives

Local Area

The journey from the Maldives’ Malé International Airport to VARU island is a treat in itself – you’ll experience a thrilling 40-minute speedboat transfer, taking in the jaw-dropping peacock-blue waters and palm-fringed beaches as you edge closer to your paradise home. During your getaway, extraordinary wildlife encounters will come thick and fast. Swim alongside manta rays, be entertained by playful dolphins, or immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world on snorkelling excursions.

Located in North Malé Atoll, this region of the Maldives serves up several incredible dive sites. With experienced instructors and state-of-the-art gear, the PADI-certified dive centre at VARU will ensure you’re well looked after as you navigate below the Indian Ocean. Just a short boat ride away, Banana Reef dive site is famous for its vibrant coral formations and diverse marine life, such as barracudas and groupers. Manta Point is another popular spot, with its frequent reef shark and stingray sightings.

There’s plenty of experiences on dry land, too. If you fancy indulging in some retail therapy, head to the Malé local market. Located on the north waterfront, it’s where locals go to buy fresh produce and gifts. Majeedhee Magu is another spot where you can find a variety of items like jewellery, clothes, and groceries. And don’t forget to check out Chaandhanee Magu, which specialises in locally handcrafted souvenirs like Maldivian sailboats and woven mats to gift to loved ones back home.

Please note

  • Please note that Premium all-inclusive ends at 11:00 am at the day of departure
  • The price is per person per night based on a minimum of 7 nights stay with return transfers included


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