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1 room, 2 adults

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives

5-star5 stars
Velassaru, South Male Atoll, Velassaru, Maldives

5-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, near Vadoo Beach
  • Free WiFi
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  • View was fantastic and it was cool to have a beautiful villa right on the water. I saw…Mar 15, 2020
  • My wife and I stayed in an over-water bungalow and had a terrific experience. Excellent,…Feb 10, 2020

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives

  • 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

What’s around Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives


  • On the beach
  • Vadoo Beach - 1 min walk
  • Villingili Public Beach - 9 min walk
  • Embudu Beach - 40 min walk
  • Male Fish Market - 1.5 mi / 2.4 km
  • Maldives Islamic Centre - 1.7 mi / 2.7 km
  • Hulhumale Beach - 5.5 mi / 8.8 km
  • Kurumba Beach - 5.7 mi / 9.2 km

Getting around

  • Velana Intl. Airport (MLE) - 7.7 miles/12.4 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 129 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. 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. 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, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

  • 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


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • 5 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Vela - This buffet 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.


On Site

  • Steam room
  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

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 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:

  • Tourism fee: USD 6 per person, per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 216.9
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 108 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 326.5
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 162 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Transfer service fee per adult: USD 161.39 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 80.70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 102.09 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 161.39 per person (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 11 costs USD 80.79 (roundtrip)

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

FAQs for Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives

  • Does Velassaru Maldives offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Velassaru Maldives does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is there a pool at Velassaru Maldives?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Velassaru Maldives?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Velassaru Maldives?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Velassaru Maldives?
    Yes, there are 5 onsite restaurants.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Velassaru Maldives?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 161.39 per person roundtrip.
  • What is there to do near Velassaru Maldives?
    Recommended spots to visit include Vadoo Beach (1-min walk) and Villingili Public Beach (9-min walk), along with Embudu Beach (2.1 mi) and Male Fish Market (1.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 232 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent hotel
Stayed in a water with private pool. Service was incredible, the staff could not have been more friendly. I would absolutely go back and recommend to others. We were sad to leave. The only minor negative would be the condition of the room, the furniture was a little worn but I think they are upgrading the rooms currently. On our first day we heard a lot of noise from a room they were upgrading and they immediately moved us to another villa. We then had an excellent surprise of champagne on the beach-such a nice touch and something we will remember for a long time. Also, the food at all the restaurants was delicious.
Jessica, my3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Feedback about overall Experience in the Resort
Very Lovely and Beautiful Hotel, services, and team. Very Well managed and perfect hospitality, very friendly and dedicated, in the pure meaning of it. Highly recommended to all clients. I travel alot in this world, and this being spoken out of my extensive Experience in traveling. Prices are high for the services, food , drinks, facilities and especially activities(Scuba-diving, snorkeling, fishing trips, dolphin seeing cruises. boat trips,etc) but its understandable why; for the pure reason of maintaining their overall quality . Having that said wholeheartedly, the only thing i didn't like at all was the service related to "free photography session" to all clients residing in the resort. The team were unhelpful, and having in mind we've tried to contact them several times to get a photo-session, until we managed to contact them on our last day of the trip, but they cancelled our reservation and said they'd contact us again before traveling and never did. They should be replaced and a new staff should be placed for this photography department. In relation to the water-sports activities and "Immersion" department, Ana was a superstar and a great host who does her assigned activities wholeheartedly and with love. She should be Promoted for sure within the resort. Best Regards, Dr. Abdullah Nabil Al-Dweik
Abdullah, us6 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Dream hotel
Amazing hotel, want to go back for sure! Everything was excellent
Raquel, sg3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful Maldives experience
The hotel is lovely and the staff and absolutely delightful. It's barefoot chic can be basic at times but it's fine. The dining options are good and the food is, in general, very good. The only downside I could point to is the view towards one side: the ongoing burning of rubbish in the distance. It's a small annoyance in an otherwise lovely location, lovely hotel with genuinely happy staff that provide wonderful service, spotlessly clean rooms and great food. We took a water villa with private pool, which was a great option, but a little more privacy would have made it just that little bit extra special. I'd recommend the hotel and we wouldn't mind going back (we don't usually say this, so this shows how special this property is!)
Mario, as3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing experience in paradise!
This place is beautiful. The best service, food, ambiance... everything! We would recommend researching a little more about when in the year to go visit because of the weather. It rained quite a lot during our stay, but even with the rain, the staff manages to make your stay an unbelievable one. Our water villa was perfect and and the view of the ocean, to die for. We had a wonderful experience at Velassaru and we would love to come back some day!
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was an amazing stay, every thing near to perfect, higher management has an excellence in their decision making to accommodate guests in odd hours, lower staff execute it perfectly. This combination will surly benefit the resort in long term.
MALIK AHMED SAEED, as5 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Velassaru is Paradise!
Love love love it here! Velassaru is paradise! Staff is friendly and helpful, rooms are clean, soap and shampoo smell great, food is excellent, breakfast buffet is the best, spa is reasonably priced with amazing services. Would love more activity options, but doesn’t change the fact that Velassaru is superb!
Andrea, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
But for the food- luxury at its best!
Velassaru provides us an amazing stay. The hotel rooms are spacious, impeccably clean, very pretty and with anything you need for a perfect stay. They resort itself is paradise and what makes it better is the staff. They’re outstanding. We mostly chose it for it’s close proximity to Male but that does come with a. Cost..... there are views to other islands close by including one with an industrial flame and trash ends up more often than not washed on the shores. But that did not bothered me. What left me somewhat disappointed was that the food (except for the excellent breakfast) was not up to par to a 5 star hotel. We tried all 5 restaurants and did not have one meal we said: “this was great”. More often we didn’t finish our meals because they were just not good.
catalina, us6 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing experience.
The whole experience was breathtaking. Customer service was unbelievably amazing. We were beyond happy.
ara, sg2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A little clean & private island for complete rest
Very good & relax stay
sina, us4 night family trip

Velassaru Maldives, Velassaru, Maldives

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