Welcome to this chic and contemporary Maldivian island, located in the South Male atoll just a 25 minute speedboat from Male, Velassaru. The island is famed for it’s dazzling beaches and azure turquoise seas making it the picture perfect paradise from a postcard. With it proudly being a member of Small Luxury Hotels, the service is faultless with every member of staff welcoming you with a genuine Maldives smile! Get inspired by out three top reasons why to choose Velassaru for your next holiday getaway:


With a total of 129 rooms at Velassaru, we are adamant we can find the perfect room for you! Whether you are tucked away in the gardens, sat along the beachfront or perched overwater all villas offer a stay you will never forget. Choose from 10 different beach categories, all offering a slightly different setting and view of the beach or sea. Our personal favourite villa is the Water Villa with Pool which offers ultimate relaxation. Offering 112 square meters and a private pool there isn’t anything more you couldn’t wish for. A personal wine chiller, a bathtub with lagoon views and a home theatre system, welcome to paradise!

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Velassaru is known for its incredible wining and dining. With five restaurants and two bars, each exuding their own individual style and experience it really is hard to choose which one, or stay for seven nights and try out each one once then return to your favourites! If you fancy toes in the sand on the edge of the lagoon, with a specular sunset then SAND is for you. Or if you are after a Japanese meal with a twist, try Tepanyaki where you will be seated over water eating exciting bits of sushi and sashimi. Or true to our name we always recommend Turquoise to experience Continental and Asian influences in a relaxed yet intimate setting.


A stay at Velassaru is all about the experience and encounters to remember. From sunset cruising, big game fishing, dolphin discovery and a lot more, discover the Maldives in the most natural and unique environment possible. If you are into water sports the brilliant team will listen to your every wish and help you to explore the big blue sea. If you are ready for some R&R get ready to embrace simple luxuries and experience ultimate rejuvenation. All treatment rooms are set on stilts offering an incredible setting. At Velassaru be as active as you want, we recommend a little bit of everything.

Get in touch today to start planning your trip to Velassaru! 


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