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Velidhu Island Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avi Island
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
cyberkaly Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrival: On arrival in Male you may will have to queue for a long time for the passport / immigration paper, they use the same system like in India. Papers are given before arrival in the airplane. From Male to Velidhu Island Resort we took the waterplane which took 20min (with the speedboat it takes 2hours). We booked our trip... More 

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Beckenried, Nidwalden, Switzerland
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19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

If you are looking for a "Europeanized" FiveStar+ Resort where you have to wear a tie and shoes for the dinner - you are completely wrong here. If you like the authentic maledivian style with convenient bungalows (means: Clean and functional for the 7 hours sleep at nighttime), a shoeless culture and a lot of green environment you are riight... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went to this place in Dec-2008 for our first honeymoon (we had other places for second honeymoon) It was an excellent choice for retreat and the service was awesome right from our entry to exit everything was pleasant I would definitely recommend this place for either retreat or honeymoon and do few activities to recharge yourself Highly recommended

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Penang, Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were very much delighted with the stay, our beach bungalow was spacious n clean, staffs were very friendly, hospitality standards were superb, entire cleanliness of the island were excellent. Food was delicious, We enjoyed our stay so much.. that we would consider returning in future.

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Nederland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed here unfortunately only 4 nights (because we also travelled in Sri Lanka). But we liked The Maldives so much that we go back sometime and then longer. We booked a seaplane and that was fantastic. When we arrived at the island somebody welcomed us and we walked to the reception. We got a juice and then they told... More 

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Kusel, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife and me spent 10 nights on Velidhu Island in December 2014. We had booked a beach bungalow and we had asked for No. 177 which we also got. The island is one hour and 20 minutes from the airport by speed boat. We had a smooth ride , no waves but in bad weather conditions with rough seas... More 

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Quorndon, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I have enjoyed four holidays at Velidhu. It is a wonderful island. It is certainly not the most luxurious island in the Maldives but has a character and charm all of its own. Accommodation is either in beach bungalows or water bungalows. We have stayed in both twice so let me give you the pros and cons: Beach bungalows are... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed on Meeru last time which is a bigger island and had a water Villa so we're spoilt a bit. However Velidhu is a smaller island with good reef and snorkelling . Good choice of Buffett food and wine. Reasonable entertainment if you want it. Sea planes one in a few times a day which is eventful. All in... More 

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Heemskerk
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The very best maldives island i have ever stayed. Good room, ecxellent food, great staff, other tourist from uk and germany mainly (no russians!). Very few children. Good divers island, diving from the island. Just want to go there again and again..

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I am writing this report to bring to bring to everyone's attention how disgusted I was with my recent stay at the Velidhu Island Resort. What the travel company called ‘traditional and rustic’, I would call squalid. Until this holiday, I did not realise traditional and rustic were euphemisms for tired, worn out and shabby. Everything about the accommodation and... More 

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Address: Avi Island
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Velidhoo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Velidhu Island Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Velidhu Island Hotel North Ari Atoll
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