Velassaru Maldives

ISLAND TYPE RESORT ISLAND
RESORT STAR FIVE STAR
HOTEL BRAND UNIVERSAL
OPENING DATE 2009
BEACH SCORE 5/MAX 5
HOUSE REEF 1/MAX 5
MASK AND FINS FREE YES
LOCATION SOUTH MALE ATOLL
TO MALE AIRPORT 12km
TRANSPORTATION SPEEDBOAT
TRAFFIC TIME 25min
ISLAND SIZE MEDIUM
AREA 74950㎡
NUMBER OF ROOMS 129
ROOM DENSITY 1.7/1000㎡
WiFi FREE
SMALLEST BEACH VILLA 70㎡
BEACH VILLA WITH POOL FEW
SMALLEST WATER VILLA 80㎡
WATER VILLA WITH POOL FEW
FAMILY SUITE NO
PRIVATE ISLAND NO
PRIVATE YACHT NO
BOTTLED WATER IN THE ROOM FREE
BUFFET YES
SPECIAL RESTAURANT JAPANESE, BBQ, INTERNATIONAL, ASIAN
WINE CELLAR NO
SPA SELF OPERATED
DIVING SELF OPERATED
WATER SPORT MOTORIZED, NON-MOTORIZED
LAND SPORT GYM, INFINITY SWIMMING POOL, TENNIS, BILLIARDS
FOR THE KIDS NO
WEDDING BEACH WEDDING
MEDICAL SERVICE DOCTOR
ALL-INCLUSIVE NO
CONFERENCE SERVICE NO

VELASSARU MALDIVES LOCATION

VELASSARU MALDIVES MAP

Velassaru Maldives Map

BEACH 5/5, SNORKELING 1/5, CLOSE TO MALÉ

VELASSARU MALDIVES

★★★★★

HONEYMOON TRIP, SLH

9.4

Velassaru Maldives

VELASSARU MALDIVES

Velassaru Maldives opened in 2009, belong to Universal hotel brand, is located in South Male Atoll, around the island 1180m, is a medium-sized resort island in the Maldives. Beach score 5/Max 5, 100% round the island, average width 20m. Snorkeling 1/Max 5, House reef 0% round the island.

Velassaru Maldives is a five-star resort, total number of rooms 129, room density 1.7/1000m². Velassaru Maldives operates 5 restaurants and 2 bars. The spa is self-operated. The diving center is self-operated.

A fabulous-looking island surrounded by wide white-sand beaches and overlooking a glimmering cobalt lagoon, Velassaru means ‘turtle island’, as before it was a resort its beaches were a busy egg-laying ground. The island is now home to a large, upmarket resort offering stylish accommodation, including lovely water villas and a giant infinity pool on the beach.

ROOMS

1# Deluxe Bungalows/Villas 70/75m², 7/44 rooms MAP
2# Deluxe Villa with Pool 110m², 1 rooms MAP
3# Beach Villas 96m², 20 rooms MAP
4# Beach Villas with Pool 116m², 10 rooms MAP
5# Pool Villa 175m², 1 rooms MAP
6# Water Bungalows with Pool 80m², 17 rooms MAP
7# Water Villa 112m², 24 rooms MAP
8# Water Villas with Pool 112m², 4 rooms MAP
9# Water Suite 270m², 1 rooms MAP

A big attraction here is the extremely smart accommodation, which is good value for money in this price bracket. There are a dozen different room categories, around half of which have private plunge pools. Arguably the best among these are the charming water villas, all of which come with private sun terraces, wine coolers, Nespresso machines, home theatres and bathtubs with dreamy lagoon views.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

1# MAIN RESTAURANT: Vela INTERNATIONAL (BUFFET/À LA CARTE)
2# SPECIAL RESTAURANT: Teppanyaki JAPANESE RESTAURANT
3# SPECIAL RESTAURANT: Etesian INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT
4# SPECIAL RESTAURANT: Turquoise ASIAN RESTAURANT
5# SPECIAL RESTAURANT: Sand BBQ
6# BAR: 2 BARS

For food there’s a choice of five dining options including an over-water Japanese teppanyaki bar, the Etesian fine-dining restaurant and dining right on the beach at the aptly named Sand. There are also two bars, which are both sociable and fun spaces with frequent live music and occasional DJs.

SERVICE

SPA: SELF-OPERATED/PRICE LIST.
DIVING: SELF-OPERATED/PRICE LIST.
WATER SPORT: MOTORIZED & NON-MOTORIZED/PRICE LIST.
SNORKELING: 1/MAX 5/MASK AND FINS FREE.
LAND SPORT: GYM, INFINITY SWIMMING POOL, TENNIS, BILLIARDS.
EXCURSION: PRICE LIST.

The main draw of the resort is its superb beaches, which will thrill beach bums. The excellent nearby diving is another reason that this resort gets so many repeat visitors, and snorkellers will be thrilled with the house reef and the regular boat trips to nearby snorkelling sites. The large spa offers 10 over-water treatment rooms, its own pool and free sunset yoga sessions three times a week. All in all, this is a great place for upper-midrange comforts at a midrange price, with stunning beaches and great diving on your doorstep.

SERVICE

FOR THE KIDS (NO)
AIRPORT TRANSFER (YES)
ALL-INCLUSIVE (NO)
WEDDING SERVICE
MEDICAL SERVICE (DOCTOR)
CONFERENCE SERVICE (NO)

VELASSARU MALDIVES ROOMS

ALL CHILDREN ARE WELCOME. VIEW EXTRA BED POLICY.
ALL ROOMS: FREE WIFI, FREE BOTTLED WATER.

1#

Deluxe Bungalows/Villas

70/75m², 7/44 rooms

2#

Deluxe Villa with Pool

110m², 1 rooms

3#

Beach Villas

96m², 20 rooms

4#

Beach Villas with Pool

116m², 10 rooms

5#

Pool Villa

175m², 1 rooms

6#

Water Bungalows with Pool

80m², 17 rooms

7#

Water Villa

112m², 24 rooms

8#

Water Villas with Pool

112m², 4 rooms

9#

Water Suite

270m², 1 rooms

VELASSARU MALDIVES RESTAURANTS

1 BUFFET, 4 SPECIAL RESTAURANTS (À LA CARTE).
IN-ROOM DINING AND PRIVATE DINING.

1# Vela

INTERNATIONAL (BUFFET/À LA CARTE)

Cooking stations with an array of tantalising flavours. A rich and varied gourmet breakfast amidst lush Maldivian island scenery. Abundant international favourites and new dishes to discover, complete with succulent imported meats and the freshest local seafood. Exotic tastes in a spectacular setting.

2# Teppanyaki

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Seated by the water’s edge, over the lagoon, savour seared salmon from flame-hot woks. Chefs showcase their creativity with ocean vistas in the background. Exciting bites of sushi and sashimi, innovative dishes. Celebrate the freshest cuisine at an amazing Japanese restaurant on a Maldives island.

3# Etesian

INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT

A journey of culinary perfection on a serene and intimate environment featuring a sophisticated international menu which draws inspiration from the finest quality ingredients available.

4# Turquoise

ASIAN RESTAURANT

Continental and Asian influences in a relaxed yet intimate setting. Palm trees provide welcome shade. Fresh fruit juices offer refreshment.

5# Sand

BBQ

Sit by the water’s edge or in one of the private dining pavilions against a perfect Maldivian sunset. Indulge in beautifully prepared Pan-Indian Ocean specialties or choose from the chef’s signature menu.

VELASSARU MALDIVES SERVICE

WEDDING

BEACH WEDDING

FACT SHEET

For more information, please visit Velassaru Maldives official website.

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