Location: Maldives | Maldives

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

A colourful island with a convenient location near the airport, Velassaru makes an ideal for families or Maldives first timers. Tropical hibiscus, frangipani and palm trees shade the land accommodation, whilst the more traditional water bungalows and villas provide the over-water luxury experience of the Maldives.
Perfect forFamilies, groups or couples looking for value for money, good food and entertainment.
In the knowThe deluxe bungalows at Velassaru are set back a little from the beach, behind the beach villas, and do not have direct beach access. The villas are more spacious than the bungalows for families with sharing children.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Chic Design
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview


25 minutes by boat from Male airport, Maldives.

Rooms at Velassaru

The four different room types range from deluxe bungalows and beach villas to water bungalows and water villas. The design is minimalist chic using teak, stone and thatch materials. Simple colour tones are brightened with a dash of bright green, vivid turquoise and refreshing yellow. The high vaulted ceilings and panoramic walls invoke a sense of space.

Food and Facilities

Two trendy bars and four dining venues provide an abundance of excellent dining options to cater for every taste including Mediterranean dining, beach BBQ's, Indian curries and tasty Japanese Sushi to name but a few. Guests can dine poolside during the day and in the afternoon Chill is the perfect spot for sunset cocktails. Alternatively, guests can opt for the in-villa option or choose their own perfect spot on the island.

Activities at Velassaru

Explore the coral reefs and marine life. For the more adventurous, try open water scuba diving, cave diving or kayak diving. For a more relaxing option, enjoy a spa treatment in one of the ten over water treatment rooms or wind down in the yoga pavilion with stunning sea views. For fitness fanatics there is a gym and tennis court.

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