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Velassaru Maldives

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Velassaru Island, 2012
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iselin, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I just finished our volunteer program at a local island in the Maldives, and we got to Velassaru in the late afternoon in June. We were brought to Fen Bar and got a complementary drink with a slight tang to it. It was refreshing after the long journey my friends and I had. I went to Velassaru... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached the resort at around 1pm following a 25-minutes short ride by speedboat (USD125++ per person, so about USD150 roundtrip) from the airport. We were told to wait until 2pm for our room to be ready as the resort was packed. While the initial feel was a bit 'mass-market', that quickly faded as soon as we saw our water... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing, as soon as we got to the airport the staff where there to assist us, we caught the boat to the island and there was about 6 staff members outside waiting to greet us which felt really good. They then take you they then take you to your room the room we got was the bungalow... 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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