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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for 4 days with my husband, and it was wonderful, and would have loved to stay a few days longer. Snorkelling was fantastic, and the equipment was provided free. Happy hours at the bar meant alcoholic drinks weren't too expensive, food was very good and service was amazing, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Would definitely recommend.

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3Thank Gael999
Copenhagen
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Velassaru for the 2. time and I must start by saying, that the infinity pool is outstanding and not one of these small ones you often see. Regarding some construction which is going on in the middle of the island - it seems management are trying doing their best moving people to other rooms away from the noise. In...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

WIth only a 25minute boat trip from Male, (knowing I get travel sick), Velassaru was a truly magnificent place. We stayed in the Beach Villa with Pool, only a stones throw from the golden sand beach and the amazing baby reef shark. Having the choice of 5 restaurants and with the help of the Indulgence package everything was perfect. We...

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1Thank GeorgeC806
Nigeria
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A true Paradise. We went to Velassaru to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary and we were treated with so much Love and honour that we were truly touched. We had a Beautiful Anniversary Dinner on the Beach with Candles all around and a free photo shoot to mark the anniversary. We were then presented with a Silver Photo Frame with...

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4Thank viki19672015
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our six night trip was to celebrate a significant birthday. The hotel ensured beautiful memories of the day itself. The staff were friendly but not intrusive: all gave the impression of being very happy working on the island. Food was very good and varied. Choices for all tastes. Our room (a deluxe beach villa) was very well appointed, with a...

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5Thank ExpatTrails
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We had been really looking forward to going to the Velassaru the reviews and pictures on TripAdvisor made it look amazing. When you get there the island is beautiful and the room we were given was very modern and a good size. Unfortunately there was a lot of works being undertaken on the island and especially within the vicinity of...

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16Thank Nick B
Orchard Road, Singapore
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lovely resort, well maintained and clean. The water villa is beautiful and spacious and well appointed and the view is fantastic if you face West. However,  compared to other resorts of equal quality that we have visited , Velassaru  did not impress us on its overall service and location.  It's proximity to the rubbish island, an industrial island for burning...

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5Thank APJM2016
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I spent five nights at this wonderful resort. It is a beautiful resort with great service, food and amenities that you would expect at any high-end resort plus a few bonus surprises. We were met at the airport and quickly jumped on a boat to the resort. Quick and easy 20 min ride to the resort to...

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2Thank jaronning
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have been in Velassaru time back and now I just came from Fuschi that was top on everything, so I compare now with Velassaru and the price was bit too much, food was fantastic yes, but the island is small compare to others so its not much to do, in the Iru Fuschi they made a really nice party...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Simply one of the most beautiful places I have been to! We spent our 16th wedding anniversary here. The views were breathtaking. The ferry ride was only 20 minutes from Malé. It was a great experience all around.

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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: $448 - $1,456 (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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