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Velassaru Maldives

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Velassaru Island, 2012
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Surabaya, Indonesia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Who says honeymoon is just intended for a couple? When we planned yearly vacation and put Maldives in our itinerary (one of our destinations), we never imagined to have a second honeymoon. We just simply thought it would be a beach leisure/activities with our son and a lifetime chance to visit this little beauty before vanished by global warming (based... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to Velassaru on our honeymoon in August, and had just under a week here. We booked a Beach Villa with Pool, and it was worth every penny! The location is of course beautiful (our room avoided the view of the so-called "rubbish island" that some have commented on). Our room, 218, had a nice location just around the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 7 days in velassaru for honeymoon , we really enjoyed but we feel bored sometime , there is no free activities ,, we spent more than 1000 $ .. The food is expensive , but we put that in our mind before .. We had one dinner free .. It was yummy ,, We always order for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Overall a good experience but marred by the sales assistants at the gift shop who refused to accept my US dollars due to it being "old". The sales assistant examined carefully every note, rejecting it if they are old, rugged and when she can't find any other fault, she told me she can't accept it cos it was printed in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely hotel, with beautiful white sands & crystal clear sea. Speedboat took about 25 mins from Male, so we were there in no time at all to be greeted by the staff waiting for us. After checking in we were taken to our Bungalow with pool, the first thing I noticed on entering was a stale smell of... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply awesome! Staff is friendly, helpful and tries to cater to your every need. Food is good, around the clock service. View is breathtaking. Diving is good. Other activities. Worth every penny. Mmm bbb hhh hhh hhh hhh hhh hhh vhhh hbh vhh hhh hhh hbb vbb hhh h h g g v b h b h b b hvb... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Velassaru for 13 nights in September 2013. Pros: - boatride from the airport is very short. - very friendly staff at all times - perfect beach and sand - except for the occasional cigarette butt that guests have left buried in the sand - which I don't blame the hotel for! - breakfast buffet - this was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly over priced and under serviced. No free entertainment , an average meal cost somewhere between 180$ to 200$ without any alcoholic beverage. You will spend a daily average of 800$ a day on food and one activity. In the Caribbean island you pay l/5th of this 4 day trip for a full 7 days with full board and daily... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have arrived on Velassaru resort on the 28th July and checked out on the 2nd of August 2014. The resort was beautiful and had good facilities. Unfortunatly I noticed that some guests were treated differently than others. For example, at arrival some guest were given orientation with visits to all the facilites in the resort, and others were given... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed on Velassaru for our honeymoon and had an amazing time. We had a beach bungalow with a private plunge pool. We had thought about going for a water villa but they were so much more expensive and I love being on the beach. Very happy with our choice. The bungalow was very comfortable. We loved... More

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Address: Velassaru Island, 2012
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Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Velassaru Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Velassaru Maldives 5*
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Also Known As:
Velassaru Maldives Hotel South Male Atoll
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Male
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Luxury Undressed. Gentle sands leading you to the water's edge. Soothing vistas across the spectacular turquoise lagoon at sunset. Minimalist contemporary chic meets comfortable natural elegance in your own private hideaway. Five dining venues, each providing a taste of the exotic. Two innovative bars, the ultimate chill-out. Experiences that immerse you in local culture, underwater explorations that introduce you to our tropical marine world. Days and nights of simple indulgence. Step into the unknown. Welcome to Velassaru. ... more   less 
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