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Beach
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business centre

Location

This Velassaru resort is by the ocean, nestled on a private white sand beach and within easy reach of area attractions, such as Laguna Beach, Vadoo Beach and Bolifushi Island Pier. Area attractions also include Vili-Male and Villingili Public Beach.

Resort features

Catch some rays on Velassaru Maldives's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 5 restaurants.

Room amenities

All 129 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities available to guests include satellite TV, DVD players and minibars.

Velassaru Maldives

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sunloungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Velassaru Maldives, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities such as snorkelling and scuba diving.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 5 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include A beach bar, A swim-up bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is located on-site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court and a steam room.

  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Picnic area 
  • Express check-in 
  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter 
  • Beach sunloungers 
  • Pool sunloungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 129 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transport (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Slippers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Vela – This buffet restaurant specialises in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Etesian – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

SAND – This beach restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. Reservations are required.

Teppanyaki – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required.

Turquoise – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the resort. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Waterskiing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Parasailing on site 

Spa Services

The Spa at Velassaru has 10 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 10 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 25 minutes away via speedboat. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
A daily 24-hour transfer service is provided by the hotel.
Guests must pay the speedboat fee at checkout.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 100 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No cots (infant beds) available
No lifts
Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
The "Honeymoon Special" rate is valid for couples married within 6 months prior to arrival. Marriage documentation must be presented for each room booked on the honeymoon special rate, and must be presented to the hotel at check-in. If adequate marriage documentation is not presented at check-in, the hotel reserves the right to amend the rate.
Per property policy, privately owned boats are not permitted in the lagoon.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 217.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 108.00 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 326.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 163.00 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • Boat transfer per adult: USD 161.40 (per stay)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 80.70 (per stay)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD131 per person (return)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD65.5 (return), (from 12 to 18 years old)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD100 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Velassaru Maldives Hotel
  • Velassaru Maldives
  • Velassaru Maldives Hotel South Male Atoll
  • Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Hotel
  • Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Male

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can contact the property using the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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