Overview on the Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru Maldives is a 5-star resort. They are much widely preferred for couples and families. It is among the few best resorts in the Maldives in terms of its service, hygiene, and amenities provided. They have 129 rooms which are provided with extraordinary amenities like mini-pools, outdoor showers, infinity pools, and so on. The resort is accessed by a speedboat from the Male airport in about 25 minutes’ time. There are people who will be seen fishing nearby the lagoon and spending their time in the sundeck. The Velassaru Maldives resort is a luxurious spot to spend the holiday in the Maldives.

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Room Types and amenities

Deluxe bungalow

It is a 70 sqm room space bungalow which offers a green lush environment around and is close to the beach. The interiors are wonderfully planned and the built style is nice.

Deluxe Villa

It is a 75 sqm room space villa that has a good view of the ocean. The outdoor shower enclosed by the high walls around is a good place to take showers with some green life added nearby.

Beach Villa

There are a total of 14 beach villa properties that have 96 sqm spacious rooms. It has quite big bathrooms with an outdoor shower facility. A glass view from the villa will give direct access to the beach and sea

Beach Villa with Pool

There are a total of 16 beach villas with pool properties that have 116 sqm spacious living. It has a private plunge pool near the beachfront deck added for a brilliant experience.

Water Bungalow with Pool

The bungalow is built-in Maldivian style and with more classic interiors. It has a private pool that is from the sight of the lagoon.

Water Villa

The water villa is located over the top of the lagoon with modern interiors. The lagoon can be accessed from the villa and also can spend quality time on the private deck to enjoy the beauty.

Water Villa with Pool

This is similar to a water villa with the addition of an infinity plunge pool. The experience with the amenities provided at the villa is worthwhile.

Deluxe Villa with Pool

This villa type is specifically for privacy. It has a private outdoor shower unit next to the pool with plantations to give a pleasant feeling

Pool Villa

The pool villa is perfectly designed for couples who prefer more privacy. They have a private pool and a whirlpool tub to experience a better vacation.

Restaurants and Bars

Velassaru houses 5 beautiful restaurants which very different built styles and menus. From European classic cuisines to Japanese Tepanyaki and Asian dishes, they have all under one roof. Vela is the main restaurant that provides delicious food with cooking stations attached and also bears the kid’s menu list. The imported meats and local seafood are definitely a heavenly meltdown in the mouth.

None of the restaurants at the resort is operated for all three meals. The main restaurant Vela is open only for a breakfast buffet and dinner. Breakfast is offered with salads, toasts, and specially prepared omelets, soups, and pastries. All international and local Maldivian cuisine is available.

Pizzeria, a restaurant by the swimming pool deck, and the Turquoise which basically is a beach restaurant are the only two restaurants in the Velassaru resort for having lunch. They have an excellent à la carte menu with different cuisines to taste. There are several other restaurants that will only have a dinner menu.

Etesian is a restaurant specializing in Mediterranean cuisine that has dim lights, wooden floors, and a wine rack. It has some tables on the beach sands too if the guests wish to have outdoor dinner in the white sands.

The bars which serve the best house beers, soft drinks, and spirits are the Fen bar and the Chill bar at Velassaru. The Fen bar is open all day with a beautiful modern lounge setting and a good choice of whiskeys to enjoy. The Chill Bar is close by to the water bungalows and the cocktails, wines offered are surreal with the view of the sunset.


The resort has an exclusive dive center, that is operated by Silver Sands. They have internationally recognized PADI diving courses that are suitable for ones who prefer deep-diving into the waters. Also, a photography lounge is situated next to the Fem bar where the guests can have 30 minutes of complimentary photograph sessions and a complimentary 15x20cm digital photograph.

Snorkeling is another interesting way to explore the reefs underwater. But it is advisable to experience them inside the walls of the lagoon for a safer side as there are strong currents to be cautious beyond the lagoon area. There are many other activities which a team of top professionals guides: the sailing and motor water sports activities. The nighttime fishing tour and excursions to capture the dolphins swimming.

A large gym with mirrored walls is also housed inside the resort which has cardio equipment to press. Moreover accompanied by a refrigerator that holds a water bottle and cold towel to relax after workout hours.

One of the top things to experience is the Spa. It is such a divine place to relax with treatment done by professional and skilled therapists from Bali and Srilanka. The service provided is always at top standard and the products used are of the highest quality. The overwater spa offers hydrotherapy, an outdoor jacuzzi with ocean views, a steam room, and relaxation rooms. Massages and other procedures are performed in private bungalows with scenic ocean views.

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How to reach?

Velassaru Maldives is situated in South Male Atoll on the Velassaru island. The speedboats are the transfer medium from the airport because it is close to Male’. It is a 25 minutes travel by speedboat to the resort. Check out our Maldives Vacation to enjoy your vacation.

Nearby resorts to Velassaru Maldives

There are a handful of resorts that are located close to the Velassaru Maldives. Every resort is unique in its experience and the luxury it is bound to offer to the guests.

  • SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
  • Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
  • Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
  • Ozen Reserve Bolifushi
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