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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A very good resort, only 20mins by speedboat from Male with excellent accommodation, friendly service and a good range of activities and restaurants. It's hard to narrow down the choice of resorts in the Maldives but we'd recommend this one. Our accommodation was a Water Villa which was more expensive than the beach rooms but well worth it with a...

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Madrid
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

To be honest, there are no words to describe paradise... just go to Velassaru. We were honeymooning along Thailand for a week and I didn't quite like it since we were travelling with a bus full of new married couples. The moment I got to Velassaru I forgot all the issues frm Thailand and I spent the best 5 days...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our final part of the honeymoon and it was a beautiful island, the people were so nice and made us feel so welcome, and the food was really good on the lunches and evenings. My wife missed home and the food so the chef made her something off the menu, which was really nice. I would say the...

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1Thank Qasim A
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Velassaru completely blew away my expectations from beginning to end. Below is a quick breakdown of frequently asked questions and inquires from previous reviews I have read: Staff Members: We were immediately greeted by the staff when we arrived to the hotel. The receptionist was very pleasant and detailed with the entire property and gave us an incredible orientation. The...

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Bassersdorf, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you step onto the jetty, you sense that this is a very special place. It would be easy to write a 6 page review on this place, however for the benefit of travelers I’ll attempt to summarize one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had. The Island itself is paradise. Too often that word is used,...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A very belated review, but it was something that had to be done! Words cannot describe this gem of a place. The views, the food, the personal service to the point where the chefs will cook off the menu for you! (It's been a while so sadly I've forgotten the names). We booked the water bungalow with a pool on...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived I almost cried, it was so much better than I expected. We had an early morning flight from Colombo after a 6 hour layover from Bangkok and were very happy to be greeted at Male airport by a friendly hotel representative who guided across the road to our speed boat with some other guests. 25 Minutes later...

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1Thank Clair K
Maldives
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault it other than one thing. The staff are amazing. I am travelling alone after a very difficult 2016 so needed to get away to rest and recharge my batteries. As the previous review, I can't sleep because of the noise and the diesel smell. This is paradise and so you know in the background these things need to...

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1Thank Johnokr26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Very smooth arrival, meet & great at the airport and transfers were easy and stress free. Staff very friendly and helpful the whole entire stay. Rooms were pre-allocated (as we saw the number on our bag tags put on at the airport), we were considering upgrading our room on arrival but felt we did not...

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london
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island is beautiful, we had a water villa which was really big, lovely big bathroom and great terrace with loungers. The food here is very very good and the staff are super helpful, friendly and attentive. We had the most wonderful stay and had very little to find fault with. It is expensive and I feel we got what...

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $477 - $1,321 (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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“Book a room with a private pool! It's worth it!!”
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 of 5 bubbles matthewf831, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Over water bungalow with pool - 414 is the most private”
 of 5 bubbles 538clairk, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“135 and 136 beach villas or 148 and 149 would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles BatWillow68, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid deluxe bungalows because several are adjacent to the powerplant”
 of 5 bubbles Pedro1962, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a water villa that doesn't face the industrial island where there was a 24 x 7 fire with smoke.”
 of 5 bubbles 853RichardW, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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