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Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat is located in the Southwest of the Maldivian capital Male in the South Ari Atoll. It is an ideal destination for couples and honeymooners. A perfect paradise for tourists to explore for the attractiveness of natural beauty and marine life. It is roughly around ninety kilometers and the island is just over 10,000 sqm. The tourists can travel the island in two ways using 35 minutes seaplane transfer from Velana International Airport or by using 35minutes domestic transfers from Male to Maamigili Domestic Airport accompanied by a 30 minutes speed boat ride. The resort provides an authentic Maldivian experience to tourists. It guarantees a pleasant drift in a tropical paradise island. It gives eye feasting stunning natural beauty.

Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat is 50 minutes far from the center of Thelu Veliga. It has an accommodation of 30 villas which includes 10 beach villas and 20 water villas. All the beach villas are about 39sqm which has direct access to the beautiful beach at the doorstep with the crystal clear waters of the ocean beyond. Beautiful lagoon water villas give the experience of heaven in the earth where guests have direct access to the ocean. The resort is located on a private island and a wooden walkway leads to the Island. 1.1-hectare island covered by the jungle. The resort gives unique experiences to the tourist’s named Drift Retreat and cruise, the first property of Thelu Veliga Retreat. Planning for the family trip in the Maldives, This 4-star boutique resort is the best option and is familiar with guests booking for family stays.

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Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat Amenities

There are various fascinating attributes in the resort that will make the guests to have a best experience and enjoy their valuable time with Kinfolks.

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing
  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • wind surfing
  • Yoga Classes
  • Private Beach area
  • Water sports activities on Site
  • Spa lounge/ Relaxation area
  • Beach front
  • Evening entertainment
  • Spa/ wellness packages
  • Free wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Snack bar
  • Wine/ Champagne
  • Tea- Coffee makers in all the rooms
  • Airport transportation
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Complementary welcome drink
  • Entertainment Staff
  • Terrace and garden area
  • Scuba diving
  • Sunset Cruises
  • A nice lagoon suitable for Swimming
  • Beach
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Types of Villas at Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat

This beautiful paradise resort is inhabited with 30 villas which include 10 beach villas and 20 water villas. This resort does not have a choice of restaurants, swimming pool, teens club, entertainment, and T.V. It is the best option for great beach/water lovers and couples, recommended for people who wanted to stay in a noiseless, private getaway.

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Beach villa

The beach villas are surrounded by lush tropical greenery and the guests can explore direct access to a pristine stretch of a beach. The villas are designed with the authentic and unspoiled charm of Maldives. Beach villas are about 36sqm which is hidden on the beach and gives the view of crystal clear waters of the Indian ocean beyond to the guests. It is tastefully decorated with the traditional Maldivian style with a homely luxurious setting. The villas are surrounded by natural beauty. It is the best villa which is perfect for couples or families with older children. beach villas equipped with minibars and a private bathroom include a hairdryer and toiletries. The beach bungalows tucked away along the shore hidden by tropical foliage.

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Water villa

A wooden walkway leads to the water villas entrance. The water villas decorated in a traditional Maldivian style, have a thatched roof. Modern technology is minimum to encourage reconnection with nature. Water villas each 54 sqm fitted with a King- size bed, a writing desk, and sitting area. The private sundeck features sun loungers, chairs, and a plush daybed. The water villas have a ladder that directly leads into the Indian Ocean. water villas have a private bathroom featured with an ocean-facing bathtub. It gives perfect privacy to the guests. In water villas half of the villas admires the sunrise, half villas look at the Sunsets.
The water villas are perfect to have a view of the beauty of the outside world. The villas are designed with natural lighting through the large aperture and the mattress is located opposite access that leads straight away to the seashore or to the lagoon.

Restaurants and bars at Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat

The resort only has one restaurant with an undisputed origin of roof covering. It has a banqueting house open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The guest can enjoy outstanding breakfast options including Italian, Irish, vegetarian, halal Asian, American, Continental, and buffet. The resort has an upgrade of half board to full board meal plan and an all-inclusive meal plan. The restaurant gives a unique experience and ambiance where you can have unimaginable experimental foods from passionate chefs. Chef Chaminda and his team prepare dishes of various cuisines of the world. The guests can have unique experiences with dinner and seafood BBQ on the beach.
The resort has a perfect place for appetizers which is a shorefront cocktail room facing towards dusk. The beachfront bar has a sand-lined floor and the guest can have an in-villa champagne breakfast. The lounge is the best place for relaxation to satisfy the guest’s desire with chilled liquors or fruit punch.

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Activities at Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat

The resort has an over-water-themed spa for the guests placed in the eastern part of the Island and has three health club treatment rooms viewing the lagoon. The spa is performed by professional therapists who combine menus from Indonesia, Thailand, and India for facial and body massage and treatments. The resort has yoga classes in the morning for the guests. The activities in the resort will keep the guests entertained throughout their stay and it has so many activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing, kite surfing, catamaran.
They can also explore unique experiences with daily excursions in sun banks, snorkeling trips, watching whale sharks, chasing dolphins, and sunset cruises. The guests love a wonderful .diving with manta rays and whale sharks. The location for the whale sharks is 20 minutes away from the speedboat. It is the best region without a doubt for scuba diving in the Maldives. It has a diving school with highly qualified staffs and professionals on the Island for beginners for snorkeling trips.

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If you are planning a trip for honeymooners, Drift Thelu Veliga Retreat is an amazing location with fantastic facilities and gives the best experiences for the guests who want to explore beautiful paradise islands and heaven on earth. Try out the Maldives Vacation to have a best experience of your holidays.

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