Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

ALL-INCLUSIVE
ISLAND TYPE RESORT ISLAND
RESORT STAR FIVE STAR
HOTEL BRAND CROWN & CHAMPA
RECENTLY RENOVATED 2013
BEACH SCORE 5/MAX 5
HOUSE REEF 2/MAX 5
MASK AND FINS FREE NO
LOCATION NORTH ARI ATOLL
TO MALE AIRPORT 56km
TRANSPORTATION SEAPLANE
TRAFFIC TIME 15min
ISLAND SIZE MEDIUM
AREA 50060㎡
NUMBER OF ROOMS 91
ROOM DENSITY 1.6/1000㎡
WiFi FREE
SMALLEST BEACH VILLA 71㎡
BEACH VILLA WITH POOL NO
SMALLEST WATER VILLA 58㎡
WATER VILLA WITH POOL NO
FAMILY SUITE NO
PRIVATE ISLAND NO
PRIVATE YACHT NO
BOTTLED WATER IN THE ROOM FREE
BUFFET YES
SPECIAL RESTAURANT BBQ
WINE CELLAR NO
SPA Duniye Spa
DIVING Ocean Dive
WATER SPORT MOTORIZED, NON-MOTORIZED
LAND SPORT GYM, INFINITY SWIMMING POOL, FOOTBALL, PINGPONG, BILLIARDS
FOR THE KIDS KIDS POOL
WEDDING BEACH WEDDING
MEDICAL SERVICE FIRST AID
ALL-INCLUSIVE YES
CONFERENCE SERVICE NO

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA LOCATION

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA MAP

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa Map

BEACH 5/5, SNORKELING 2/5, TRAILING BEACH

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA

★★★★★

VALUE FOR MONEY

9.5

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa renovated in 2013, belong to Crown & Champa hotel brand, around the island 1350m, is a medium-sized resort island in the Maldives. Beach score 5/Max 5, 100% round the island, average width 20m. Snorkeling 2/Max 5, House reef round the island, distance to the beach 100m.

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa is a five-star resort, total number of rooms 91, room density 1.6/1000m². Veligandu Island Resort & Spa operates 2 restaurants and 2 bars. The spa is operated by Duniye Spa. The diving center is operated by Ocean Dive.

Fringed with white beaches and featuring a huge 80m sandbank at one end, Veligandu is a very popular and smart option with good accommodation for this price range. Rooms are comfortable, attractive and stylish; nearly all of them are over water. The island is rightly famous for its great beaches and is located on a beautiful lagoon.

ROOMS

1# Beach Villa 71m², 11 rooms MAP
2# Jacuzzi Beach Villa 86m², 16 rooms MAP
3# Water Villa 58m², 10 rooms MAP
4# Jacuzzi Water Villa 86m², 54 rooms MAP

The Jacuzzi Beach Villas are the starting category and are nestled among the trees on the beach; the smarter Jacuzzi Water Villas have outdoor jacuzzis, semi-open-air bathrooms and steps down into the lagoon.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

1# MAIN RESTAURANT: Dhonveli INTERNATIONAL BUFFET
2# SPECIAL RESTAURANT: Madivaru BBQ
3# BAR: 2 BARS

The main Dhonveli restaurant serves up buffets three times a day and has a good Maldivian night each Friday, showcasing local food. The à la carte Madivaru restaurant is open in the evenings for a quieter and more romantic dinner.

ACTIVITIES

SPA: DUNIYE SPA/NO PRICE LIST.
DIVING: Ocean Dive/PRICE LIST.
WATER SPORT: MOTORIZED & NON-MOTORIZED/PRICE LIST.
SNORKELING: 2/MAX 5.
LAND SPORT: GYM, INFINITY SWIMMING POOL, FOOTBALL, PINGPONG, BILLIARDS.
EXCURSION: NO PRICE LIST.

The edge of the house reef is not very accessible and isn’t great for snorkelling, though there are a couple of excellent nearby dive and snorkelling sites reachable by boat; hammerhead shark sightings are common.

SERVICE

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

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA ROOMS

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

1#

Beach Villa

71m², 11 rooms

2#

Jacuzzi Beach Villa

86m², 16 rooms

3#

Water Villa

58m², 10 rooms

4#

Jacuzzi Water Villa

86m², 54 rooms

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA RESTAURANTS

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

1# Dhonveli

INTERNATIONAL BUFFET

The main restaurant, where you enjoy “all you can eat” serving buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a variety of international and regional cuisines to please everyone’s taste. Friday night dinner is Maldivian night with a themed menu and waiters in traditional dress.­ Sunday breakfast welcomes you with complimentary Sparkling Wine.

2# Madivaru

BBQ

Featuring fresh, grilled seafood and prime beef. Located on the west side of the island.

VELIGANDU ISLAND RESORT & SPA SERVICE

WEDDING

BEACH WEDDING

The symbolic wedding ceremony includes reading a passage from the Book of Good Wishes, reciting wedding vows, exchange of rings, groom kissing his bride and signing the wedding certificate. The ceremony takes place on the sandbank, which is decorated using palm fronds woven in the shape of a heart and local hibiscus flowers. The ceremony group includes local girls from the neighboring Island, all dressed in traditional Maldivian costumes.

ALL-INCLUSIVE

Food & Beverage Included in the All Inclusive Plus Package

  • Breakfast: 0800-1030­ | Lunch: 1300-1430 | Dinner: 1930-2130­ served in the Dhonveli Restaurant, featuring “all you can eat” buffets with a variety of menus to please everyone’s taste.
  • 24 Hour “Afternoon” Tea­ served in the Thundi Bar

Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from this list:

  • Veligandu Bottled Water (1 Litre) – Non-carbonated, House Brand
  • Soft Drinks – Coke, Diet Coke, Fanta Orange, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Bitter Lemon, Iced Tea, Tonic and Soda Water
  • Fruit Juice – Canned
  • Beer – Draught
  • Coffee, Tea, Iced Coffee, Iced Tea, Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte and Macchiato – Freshly brewed, not canned
  • House Table Wine – Red, White and Rosé
  • House Brand Spirits – Gin, Vodka, Rum, Whisky, Tequila and Brandy
  • All Cocktails and Mocktails – House Brand Spirits­

Mini Bar alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from this list:

  • Veligandu Bottled Water (1 Liter) House Brand; and Bottled Water (1.5 Liter) – Non-carbonated
  • Soft Drinks – Coke, Diet Coke, Fanta Orange, Sprite, Bitter Lemon, Tonic and Soda
  • Beer – Canned
  • Wine – Red, White and Rosé
  • Coffee, Tea, Iced Coffee and Iced Tea
  • The Mini Bar is refilled once per day per a regular schedule
  • One 1/2 bottle of Champagne, per room, per length of stay

Activities Included in the All Inclusive Plus Package

  • One Sunset Cruise, regularly scheduled
  • One Kuramathi or Rasdhoo Excursion, half day, regularly scheduled
  • One 1/2 hour Group Snorkeling Lesson (equipment not included),­regularly scheduled
  • One 1/2 hour Group Windsurf Lesson (equipment included),
  • regularly scheduled
  • Free use of the Fitness Center, daytime use of the Volleyball and Badminton Courts; Table Tennis, Billiards, Darts and
  • Football Grounds (equipment included)
  • Free use of the Kayaks and Windsurfers (equipment included)
  • Free Yoga Session in Duniye Spa; group sessions, regularly scheduled; includes Pranayama, Asanas and Yoga Nidra­

For more information, please visit Veligandu Island Resort & Spa official website.

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NEARBY ISLAND

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Rasdhoo

Ferry from Male to Rasdhoo takes 3h 30 minutes. Get a discount of guesthouses on Rasdhoo.

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Ukulhas

Ferry from Male to Ukulhas takes 4h 55 minutes. Get a discount of guesthouses on Ukulhas.

29.2km

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