This beautiful island is only 25 minutes by speedboat from the airport and seamlessly blends minimalist, contemporary chic with the natural beauty of its surroundings. Velassaru, part of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, offers sophisticated, stylish and affordable chic luxury accommodation. The recently refurbished and distinctly Maldivian villas focus on elemental colours, local architecture and invoke a feeling of space and comfort.
There are a number of options ranging from Deluxe Bungalows and Villas, offering split level accommodation and a setting just steps from the shoreline, to the spacious Beach Villas with sprawling ocean front verandas and tropical garden showers. As you would expect from a stylish Maldivian resort, there is also a choice of pool villas and overwater bungalows – something to appeal to every taste and budget.
The superb dining concept is no less impressive. There are five restaurants encompassing pan-Asian seafood, teppanyaki, Mediterranean and international favourites in delightful settings – dine under the magical stars, on the beach with the sand beneath your toes or on the edge of the beautiful lagoon. In addition, Chill Bar offers a heaven-sent sundeck dedicated to the art of mixology hovering over the aquamarine waters, the perfect spot for cheeky lunchtime tipples and lazy sundowners. Fen Bar is a modern, beachfront space furnished in neutral tones overlooking a panorama of blue – a cool sensual vibe permeates here. Select the Velassaru Indulgence package and you can enjoy a carefully crafted full board meals & drinks option which includes fabulous culinary experiences and a range of complimentary beverages as you dine.
This is a luxurious take on the more usual all inclusive options.Definitely designed to be hip, fun and affordable, this delightful resort is the perfect place to lie back and do nothing at all. If you prefer to be a little more energetic, there is a fabulous pool, overwater spa, watersports and a pristine white beach. Discover once-in-a-lifetime bespoke dining experiences, from a secluded picnic on a deserted sandbank, to a classic beachside barbecue, to enchanting sunset cruises. A location of exquisite romance and beauty,Velassaru is perfect for romantic couples and honeymooners.
Velassaru also offers a great choice of activities, enjoy a sunet cruise, a Male tour or escape to your own private island with a luxury hamper. Yoga lovers can make the most of morning group yoga classes in an idyllic setting at Chill Bar three mornings a week and head out on a guided snorkelling tour conducted by marine experts and experience an insight in to their beautiful house reef. After a hard day’s activities make sure you spot the Ice Cream Tricycle that cycles around the island twice a day and indulge in a well-deserved selection of complimentary freshly made ice creams or sorbets.
Velassaru offers a variety of experiences to enhance your stay with bespoke dining experiences such as breakfast in the lagoon and romantic beach dinners. For something more active, enjoy a dolphin cruise, snorkelling or just head to sandback with a luxury hamper and chill by yourselves.
Honeymooners staying a minimum of 4 nights at Velassaru will receive a complimentary bottle of Taittinger Champagne (375ml), sunset tapas at Chill Bar including a selection of 3 tapas dishes and 2 glasses of sparkling wine, L’Occitane Sleep Well honeymoon gift pack and a USD25 credit to use in the spa.
Where is Velassaru?
Take me there
Velassaru Special Offers
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news and offers test