district of malé
Aerial view of the whole of Villingili with Malé in the background,
|Geographic atoll||North Male' Atoll|
|o Council||Malé City Council|
|o Total||0.27 km2 (0.10 sq mi)|
|o Length||0.8 km (0.5 mi)|
|o Width||0.6 km (0.4 mi)|
|o Density||26,000/km2 (67,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:00 (MST)|
Villingili is an island in the North Male Atoll and is, administratively, known as Vilimalé and considered the fifth district of Malé, Maldives. It lies about two kilometres (1.2 mi) west of Malé island and is reachable via local ferry service that operates 24 hours, between Malé and Villimalé.
Villingili is to the west of Male Island:
Villimale' used to be a resort earlier before it became a residential island. In fact it became the second resort to start operations in Maldives, after the first resort in Maldives, Kurumba became over-booked.
Villimale' currently attracts a lot of local visitors and popular holiday destination among the residents of Male' and Hulhumale', specially during the weekends. There are several hotels and guest houses in Villimale' that also attract tourists from abroad.
Villimale' is also home to Liquid Water Sports, one of the few hydro sports hubs in Maldives. It actively promotes FlyBoarding and is a Zapata certified Professional FlyBoarding Partner.