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Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru

5-star5 stars
VelassaruSouth Male Atoll, VelassaruMaldives

Velassaru beachfront resort with spa, outdoor pool
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Fantastic service
Good internet service
Value for money
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Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru

from $413
  • Deluxe Bungalow
  • Villa, Beachside
  • Water Villa
  • Villa, Private Pool, Beachside
  • Bungalow, Private Pool, Overwater
  • Deluxe Villa
  • Villa, Private Pool, Overwater
  • Deluxe Villa, Private Pool
  • Villa, Private Pool
  • Water Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 129 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 25 minutes away via speedboat. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

A daily 24-hour transfer service is provided by the hotel.

Guests must pay the speedboat fee at checkout.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one *

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 5 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Tennis on site
  • Steam room
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The spa at Velassaru offers guests uninterrupted seascapes, with servics including massages on stilts, ritual baths, body wraps, facial treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa offers a combination of blissful treatments created with your well-being in mind, with 10 over-water pavilions featuring unobstructed views of the ocean. It also includes a yoga pavilion, a boutique, a steam room and a hydropool.


Vela - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Etesian - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

SAND - This beach restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Teppanyaki - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Turquoise - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Velassaru Maldives
  • Velassaru Maldives
  • Velassaru Maldives Hotel
  • Velassaru Maldives Hotel South Male Atoll
  • Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Hotel
  • Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Male


The "Honeymoon Special" rate is valid for couples married within 6 months prior to arrival. Marriage documentation must be presented for each room booked on the honeymoon special rate, and must be presented to the hotel at check-in. If adequate marriage documentation is not presented at check-in, the hotel reserves the right to amend the rate.
Per property policy, privately owned boats are not permitted in the lagoon.

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 217.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 108.00 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 326.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 163.00 (from 2 to 12 years old)
  • Boat transfer per adult: USD 161.40 (per stay)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 80.70 (per stay)

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for USD 100.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 131 per person (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 12 and 18 costs USD 65.5 (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru


  • Laguna Beach - 1 min walk

Getting around

  • Male (MLE-Male Intl.) - 7.7 miles/12.3 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 195 reviews

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru
A Paradise Island to indulge my relaxation..! 👍💖
Magnificent...Love it..! A great place to indulge my relaxation at the beach & pool and of course my favorite...The Spa. Enjoyed the beautiful sunset and morning cruise. Such a romantic island..I felt in love staying there five days & four nights is just not enough. Will definitely be back next year with a longer stay.
Julia, us4 night trip
Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru
Very Good8.0
It was good resort but not so clean and old also the furniture not comfortable not full private pool in bunglow
Faisal, us5 night trip
Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru
Out of this world
Service was simply out of this world. It was the perfect holiday.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru
Magical island!
A Traveler, us5 night romance trip
Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru
Awesome resort!!
Awesome resort with some breathtaking views!!! The staff was super friendly and helpful!!! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a vacation to Maldives!!
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip

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Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru

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