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39 Orchid Mag P.O. Box 2015
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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Flatscreen TV
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Gerard O wrote a review Jun 2020
Cambridge, United Kingdom47 contributions4 helpful votes
What a great place to stay. Probably the nicest resort my wife and I have ever stayed in. Certainly the most expensive, but it was worth it. The food was fantastic, the staff super friendly and the resort spotless. Loved every minute of our time there. Every evening there's music at the Fen bar and its just perfect for relaxing at the end the day after a lovely dinner. We ate in al the restaurants and all were superb. The Sand restaurant was our favourite. However the staff at the Chill bar we extra special. Super friendly and helpful, nothing was too much. We had our 9 month old daughter with us and she was treated like a princess everywhere we went, it was lovely. The full staff crew deserve a special mention, everyone was great, very very helpful and friendly. We stayed in a Deluxe beach villa, it was great. Plenty of space and ten metres from the beach. A/C kept it nice and cool. It was spotless and the clearers kept of clean despite our mess! Lots of places to snorkel, it has a huge reef area. In my visits (daily) I saw, sharks, moray eels, lion fish, puffa fish, turtles, rays and plenty more. Without doubt the best holiday I've ever had. When we save up enough money, we will return!!!! I'm counting the days.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Julie W wrote a review Apr 2020
3 contributions
This hotel resort is by far the best hotel we have stayed in. From beginning to end we enjoyed every moment. The staff are just incredible. I can’t single anyone out as they all deserve praise for their dedication to their role. Everyone is friendly- you are always greeted with a smile. We stayed in a water villa and it was wonderful. We payed for ultra all inclusive and it was well worth the extra. We tried all the restaurants and they are all superb. The beach is dreamy and there is a lovely walk around the small island. I can’t fault this hotel. Would love to go again one day. Thank you to all the staff for making it a memorable anniversary celebration for us.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Ivo I wrote a review Apr 2020
London, United Kingdom9 contributions
This place is magical, romantic and exotic, the experience cannot be explained, it has to be seen so you can believe it. Everything about this island is so beautiful, the Beach is powder white sand , crystal clear water, and the nature, o my god so green, there are people taking so much care about all vegetation, and attention to details around. The restaurants are spot on clean and the food is lovely, with plenty of tasty choices. The stuff is so kind, always smiling and always there for you. Scuba Diving was excellent experience, with one of the biggest ship wreck in the area, unfortunately because of the Corona virus outbreak all my future diving bookings where cancelled. We have booked beach villa with stunning views, 10 meters from the water, with local small reef with plenty of fish, lobsters and if you are lucky enough you can see little baby sharks. The villa absolutely clean every day Mohamed Husain took great care for us from the mini bar to cleaning, set bed morning and evening and flowers where waiting for us every day. Because of the virus the island stopped receiving more people and we have left handful of people, the stuff never gave up trying to make us happy and comfortable, the all restaurant’s where still open and trying very hard for us. Our holiday was cut short because of the outbreak so sadly we had to leave one day early. I have never seen my wife so happy on holiday, I have never experienced such a relaxed, and romantic time with my wife in my life, and because of that this magical place, this beautiful island will be my favourite place to return to as soon as possible next year 2021 and experience all over again. Thank you very, very much to all Velassaru team, thank you for make our holiday unforgettable, we are definitely recommending this beautiful place to everyone we know, and we wish you all the best, I really hope you can make it painless during this difficult times, I will see you again. Ivo & Maya Ivanov villa 223
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Yelda B wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
Went ti maldives solo! And Searched a lot before making a hotel decision. Im so glad to come to know that i had made the right decision! Cleaning: extremely clean. I love it. Trust me i am saying this as being ocd about cleaning:) Check in: great hospitality with professionalism and big smiles. Thank you Aluo for nice welcoming. Also team who delivers the luggages are so so kind and nice. Such a good first impression they are creating. Water-sports: tried SUP and must do as you can enjoy watching all big fishes thr crystal clear water. Diving: never thought i could do and fell in love with that!!!!even completed my second diving all thanks to Laura who made me felt very safe and comfortable while diving both in hotel lagoon and out in the open water. Their Sunday visit must do!!!100% recommended. Also corals in the hotel lagoon, is sweet to watch small colorful fishes. and snorkeling equipments are complimentary during stay which was awesome. Final note is about photo shooting which is another recommended action:) u will have 30mins complimentary session and team is great. They will for sure gonna take some excellent shots like a magazine cover! (1photo free then charged as per packages). Thank you to entire hotel team!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
fred wrote a review Mar 2020
St Helens, United Kingdom80 contributions62 helpful votes
We have been to the Maldives for the last 4 years now and to be fair price came in to the reckoning when we booked Velassaru. For our first week we took the seaplane to another island then another back to Male to be transferred by boat to the island. We were picked up (just us 2) by a large speed boat, fantastic ! On route the guys stopped as were in the middle of a large pod of dolphins, again fantastic ! The service, food and people were great ( can’t say fantastic again 😉). It’s not fair to single anybody out but we must give a mention to Hazel, she met us and chatted every morning, genuine friendly chat . The beach is by far the best we have ever been on , fish life is poor compared with the other places we have been to but it is near Male. Much has been said about the burner island so we had seen the reviews BUT it is not in the distance, it shocked us at first. After a day or two we forgot about it and got on with it so don’t avoid this island as you will miss a gem just be ready for it. There’s plenty of fish just not the brightly coloured unless you dive or snorkel at the rim of the reef . All in all great place for somewhere near Male.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Velassaru Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Velassaru Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Velassaru Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Velassaru Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Velassaru Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include Samsara, MU Beach Bar & Grill, and Fenesse.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Velassaru Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Velassaru Maldives have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Velassaru Maldives offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Velassaru Maldives located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.06 miles away from the center of Velassaru Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Velassaru Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Velassaru Maldives?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mulee Aage (6.6 miles).
Does Velassaru Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Velassaru Maldives accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.