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Nigeria
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A true Paradise. We went to Velassaru to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we were treated with so much Love and honour that we were truly touched. We had a Beautiful Anniversary Dinner on the Beach with Candles all around and a free photo shoot to mark the anniversary. We were then presented with a Silver Photo Frame with...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our six night trip was to celebrate a significant birthday. The hotel ensured beautiful memories of the day itself. The staff were friendly but not intrusive: all gave the impression of being very happy working on the island. Food was very good and varied. Choices for all tastes. Our room (a deluxe beach villa) was very well appointed, with a...

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3Thank ExpatTrails
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been really looking forward to going to the Velassaru the reviews and pictures on TripAdvisor made it look amazing. When you get there the island is beautiful and the room we were given was very modern and a good size. Unfortunately there was a lot of works being undertaken on the island and especially within the vicinity of...

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11Thank Nick B
Orchard Road, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely resort, well maintained and clean. The water villa is beautiful and spacious and well appointed and the view is fantastic if you face West. However,  compared to other resorts of equal quality that we have visited , Velassaru  did not impress us on its overall service and location.  It's proximity to the rubbish island, an industrial island for burning...

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5Thank APJM2016
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent five nights at this wonderful resort. It is a beautiful resort with great service, food and amenities that you would expect at any high-end resort plus a few bonus surprises. We were met at the airport and quickly jumped on a boat to the resort. Quick and easy 20 min ride to the resort to...

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2Thank jaronning
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin?... Visited Velassaru for 7 nights in December for our honeymoon. The whole experience is one I will not forget. From the extremely friendly staff to the beautiful food and drinks. I would recommend the indulgence package which is more expensive but then you do not have to worry about the amount of cocktails or food consumed....

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been in Velassaru time back and now I just came from Fuschi that was top on everything, so I compare now with Velassaru and the price was bit too much, food was fantastic yes, but the island is small compare to others so its not much to do, in the Iru Fuschi they made a really nice party...

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1Thank bachues
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply one of the most beautiful places I have been to! We spent our 16th wedding anniversary here. The views were breathtaking. The ferry ride was only 20 minutes from Malé. It was a great experience all around.

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1Thank condeboy1974
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say....Velassaru is heaven. Me and my Husband stayed at Velassaru for 11 nights and could not fault anything with the resort. All of the staff make you feel like royalty and could not do enough for us and went over and beyond what we expected. Sand and Teppanyaki was a firm favourite with us.. We booked...

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1Thank koleary2015
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived we fell in love. This resort is beautiful. The size is perfect but you don't get bored because of the great amount of restaurants. We were blown away by the food choices, particularly dinner on the beach. I had lobster. Everything is top quality and whilst we were slightly disappointed not to have a stilt...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Velassaru Maldives

Address: Velassaru Island
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Velassaru Island
Price Range: €307 - €1,073 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Velassaru Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 129
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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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