The Addu Atoll is as remarkable in its history and culture as it is in its breathtaking natural beauty. Gain insight into local life from those who know it best through a variety of bespoke, guided tours exclusive to Shangri-La's Villingil Resort & Spa.
Our historical tours give you the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of ancient explorers. Discover more about the British presence on the atoll and its key role as a strategic naval base during the Second World War.
A rich heritage is just waiting to be uncovered with a guided tour around Villingili and the neighbouring islands, which you can chose to explore either by bicycle or by car.
The Maldives have long since been the source of legend amongst explorers and traders from every corner of the world. Intrepid adventurers have the opportunity to join in an escorted dive to the shipwreck of The British Loyalty, a 140-metre cargo ship torpedoed by the Japanese Navy in 1944.
With the secluded location and deep calm waters, the island is the perfect location to view an authentic World War 2 relic that sits 16 to 32 metres below water.
Addu City is populated by people famed for their hospitality and provides the ideal opportunity for guests to experience all the delights that the local culture has to offer.
Just a short speedboat ride away, guests are invited to take in the sights of the city on an idyllic bicycle ride, or in a comfortable airconditioned minibus, led by one of our native guides who will proudly show you the most famous landmarks and highlights of his home city.