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39 Orchid Mag P.O. Box 2015
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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Evening entertainment
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Baggage storage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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YY69 wrote a review May 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates52 contributions43 helpful votes
Relaxing and enjoyable stay during the Eid. Despite the rain everyday, I managed to indulge with nature. Bare feet walks around the island, morning snorkels in the rain greeted many colourful fish. Kayak was a challenge. A decent gym. Couple massage a must. Live band entertainment. F&B is good. Tried all the restaurants except Etesian it was closed. Sand is my favourite. Teppanyaki on the water, sublime! Very friendly knowledgeable and professional staffs from the airport greet and meet to reception, house keeping, bar tenders, waiters, chefs every one on the island! We took the all inclusive. Will be back again. Velassaru has big boat transfer, lucky to have it on choppy waters.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Juliet Addai wrote a review May 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
I travel a lot and this is the best resort I have ever been to. From birthday cakes to great customer service. Shout out to Amern Shair at the front desk and Al Rasheed at the restaurant. Everyone deserves 5 stars but these two deserve an accolade. Food was great. From the boat ride from the airport to the last minute of our stay everything was exceptional. I will definitely be going back.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Gino V wrote a review May 2021
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom266 contributions116 helpful votes
We loved our "room", if I may call it that (nr 501), a spacious, well equipped house on the water, very secluded, own pool and access to the sea, down some stairs off the wraparound deck.  You can swim naked day and night, nobody can see you.  Excellent service by a butler who was always on standby (thank you Ibrahim), set up our breakfast every morning without waking us up and took care of many other things during the week we were at the house.  From the house it was a short walk to where the restaurants were on the island, or to the gym or spa.  Staff everywhere is always happy, smiling and chatty.  Spent a wonderful week here snorkeling and relaxing.  Slightly disappointed at first when we saw the view.  There is a full frontal view of what the locals call industry island, an island full of crap with some kind of a facility that billows smoke (steam?) high into the air 24h a day 7 days a week.  They don't tell you this in the advertisement and I understand why but it is a little bit "lying by omission".  We tried not to let it spoil our week and adjusted the position of the patio furniture so that we were looking in the other direction when sitting outside, but it was quite the eye sore.  Be aware of the 270 US dollars they add to your bill in the end, for taking you from the airport to the hotel and back at the end of your stay.  It is sort of not mentioned so you may be forgiven to think that the speedboat ride is included in the (quite massive) room 501 rate.  We personally found that the daily Indulgence supplement was not worth the bother as you would have to eat and drink a la carte quite a lot to spend the same amount.  You can start out with pay as you consume and keep an eye on your spending, then choose the Indulgence package if it works out better. SO all in all great stay in a beautiful facility, shame about the factory view.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: beware of the side with a view on the smoking factory island
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Charlotte B wrote a review Apr 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates36 contributions52 helpful votes
Last minute, we decided to book an hôtel in Maldives. We booked a plan with Emirates and they recommended Velassaru Hotel not far from the airport.This place is a dream. The staff was thoughtful. We came with our daughter (21 months old) as a gesture they gave to her everything as complimentary. The spa was really relaxing, the facilities are perfectly designed and cleaned. The room beautiful. Their restaurants very tasty. Every day new varieties of food during the breakfast. From A to Z it was awesome. I hope we will come back.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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alex g wrote a review Apr 2021
13 contributions4 helpful votes
We just returned from a wonderful 10 day holiday. Everything about Velassaru is unbelievable. From the moment you are met at the airport to the tearful moment you are escorted from their pier to return home you are treated like family. All of the employees acknowledge everyone in passing. Every employee is not just happy to, but eager to assist in any request. They know more about your name, room number and dates of your visit than you do. From property management to cleaning you’ll never meet nicer, more caring employees. We thank everyone there for making our vacation a trip of a lifetime. From breakfast to dinner the food is amazing. We would visit both bars during the day and the service was unbelievable. They would call you by name and remember what you were drinking. The Chill bar is where to visit for unbelievable sunsets. It’s open from 1230 until dusk. The Fen bar is open from 10a until last drink. The evening entertainment is good. A few movie nights each week and some local bands help fill in the after dinner time. A special shout out to M & S for their special gift that made our visit even more memorable. Also, thanks to the Immersion hosts. It was not only an amazing trip, but we felt like we made some amazing friends as well. Until next time, Alex & Teina
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Velassaru Maldives
What are some of the property amenities at Velassaru Maldives?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Velassaru Maldives?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Velassaru Maldives?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Velassaru Maldives?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kinkao Thai Bistro, Kebab & Kurry Maldives, and Vela.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Velassaru Maldives?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Velassaru Maldives have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Velassaru Maldives offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Velassaru Maldives located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.10 km away from the centre of Velassaru Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Velassaru Maldives?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Velassaru Maldives?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mulee Aage (10.5 km).
Does Velassaru Maldives have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Velassaru Maldives accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.