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Velassaru Maldives

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Velassaru Island, 2012
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New Delhi, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While going to the resort, we were under a dilemma how will be the resort as we didn't get enough time to check out about the resort. But when we reached there, we were speechless. Right from the transfer by the boat from the airport to the resort, till the dropping by the boat at the airport after 6 days,... More

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Headcorn, kent
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a week at Velassaru with my two daughters (20 and 18) and could not have had a more relaxing time. The hotel is beautiful and the staff superb and accommodating - nothing was too much to ask. We stayed in a Water Villa and I would definitely recommend staying over the water for that paradise feeling. Although... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in Velassaru for my Honeymoon. The honeymooner's package was great: We're given a bottle of champaign & a romantic fine dining candlelight dinner. In our 5 nights there, we tried all their 3 restaurants that only open for dinner. Very good food quality! We did a room upgrade from deluxe bungalow to Lagoon Water Bungalow with Pool on... More

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iselin, NJ
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125 reviews 125 reviews
33 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we did the overwater bungalow, but we were going to Tahiti after this and splurged on that trip. Our beach bungalow wasn't ready until 345pm so we waited for a little bit but it was ok. The free water bottles and the free 30 minute photo session is a nice touch. We had a few guests who felt... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That was my 4th trip to Maldives and first time to Velassaru. It's only 25 min away from airport. We lived in over water villa room no. 405. Room facilities are good with nice decorations, but hotel didn't fill amenities every day and we have to ask for it. Breakfast is average and everyday is the same.

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Velassaru represents the best of the Maldives with its white sand beaches, turquoise lagoon, multi-coloured reefs, elegance and luxury on an exclusive resort Island north of Male. I had breakfast at the resort as part of an Indian media delegation. We were shown around the mesmerising place that can only be called a piece of heaven on the earth. The... More

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Hong Kong, China
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BAD RESERVATION ARRANGEMENT Our visit didn't start as a good experience. As a member of the Small Luxury Hotel (SLH) group, I always enjoy the complimentary upgrade that they always offer to their members. When I look for a hotel for my Maldives trip, I checked SLH website again and I booked the Water Villa of Velassaru. Once I booked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a Velassaru at the beginning of June and it was wonderful. The island is a convinient 25 minutes by speed boat and a real slice of paradise - it was totally relaxation and peace - by far the most relaxing holiday we've ever had! The food and drinks were gorgeous - we went for bed and breakfast and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maldives is a paradise. Velassura was a great stay for honeymoon-ers. The hotel, 20 minutes away from Male airport by speedboat, is rather new and clean with modern facility inside the room. The staffs are generally friendly and helpful, showing great hospitality to the guests in the resort. We spent our first night in the Ocean Villa with private pool.... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 3rd visit to velassaru and each time it has improved from fantastic to even better than fantastic The staff here have impeccable standards. Glen and the management team always help with even the smallest request. The island is maintained meticulously .I would strongly recommend the beach villas .The half board option is very good but I would... 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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Velassaru Maldives Hotel South Male Atoll
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Male
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Hotel

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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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