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Hotel overview

A paradisal spot at South Male Atoll is situated 25-minute speedboat journey from the Velana International Airport. Velassaru is one of the small and private luxury resorts in the Maldives with a length of 400 m and a width of 200 m. It is a tiny island with a snow-white pristine shore, tropical greenery, fairytale views and decent infrastructure.

Splendid villas and bungalows, 5 restaurants with sophisticated global cuisine and 2 bars are situated along the beach. Active rest at the resort is more than diverse. You may explore the coral reefs, travel to the horizon, enjoy water sports activities and relax at the spa pavilions. The infinity pools with ocean vistas, entertainments and round-the-clock multilingual service are here for you.

Velassaru venues

The island restaurants and bars will surprise you with a variety of cuisines and beverages.

  • Teppanyaki is a Japanese restaurant located over the lagoon. It is a romantic place with ocean vistas and Teppanyaki dishes.
  • Sophisticated Vela restaurant offers a generous international cuisine menu and fresh seafood.
  • Etesian is a modern venue, hidden in tropical greenery, serving exclusive Latin American courses.
  • Fen bar has cozy indoor interiors with soft daybeds, intimate ambiance, Asian and European treats along with a great beverage selection.
  • Turquoise serves international cuisine and is the right place to spend a quiet and delicious evening.
  • Sand is a beach restaurant, providing breathtaking sunset views and a great variety of chef’s signature courses.


Modern Velassaru spa center offers traditional treatments for skin regeneration and rejuvenation. Overwater treatment pavilions set on stilts provide uninterrupted views of the seascape during relaxation. Free yoga sessions are held three times a week here.


The Indian Ocean underwater world is full of unforgettable experience. Exciting diving is available both for the beginners and the seasoned divers. Skillful multilingual Immersion diving center instructors are ready to offer training and all necessary equipment for diving and snorkeling, kids diving, underwater photography and 60 spectacular diving sites. You may as well join a coral exploration, organized together with resort marine center.

Water sports

Active water sports always offer an adrenaline rush and fun. Velassaru Island and its amazing lagoons are the excellent place for water sports. The resort offers:

  • Water skiing
  • Kneeboarding
  • Wakeboarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Parasailing
  • Catamaran
  • Sailing yachts
  • Kayaking
  • Glass-bottom kayaks
  • Seabob etc.


Unique tropical land invites you to explore and widen the skylines. During Velassaru stay you can diversify leisure time courtesy of plentiful Maldivian nature. You may depart on a sea cruise to meet dolphins, get your main trophy at local fishing, enjoy a romantic Dhoni trip or admire a colorful night snorkeling.

Ceremony in the Maldives

Velassaru Maldives organizes gorgeous private ceremonies, starting from a dinner on the ocean shore to the wedding days and anniversaries. Attentive arrangers will make your special day the most joyful and remarkable.

Transfer: speedboats from Male international airport are touring to resort day and night.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Must visit place

One of the best resorts where you can be with your family and friends it’s kids friendly and safe each and every one will take care of you only thing which needs to improve is activity schedule which...
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C rahuljain1975 New Delhi, India

Extraordinary Vacation at Velassaru

My boyfriend and I went to Velassaru in back February and returned a month later as we loved the place so much. Even though it has been months since we came back and life has been continued to be so...
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C 400ramic Vancouver, Canada

Romantic summer trip

Just posting from resort in last hours of being here A luxurious not big tropical island dedicated to velassaru hotel nice beach beautiful infinity bar and very kind staff We stayed in bungalow...
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C arash s Hamedan Province, Iran