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Reviewed 4 August 2014

My wife and I just returned from our honeymoon and the velassaru was one of our stops. We stayed for four nights in a water villa and we can not speak highly enough of the whole experience. From the moment we arrived at the airport to the time we left, the staff were unbelievably helpful, friendly, courteous and attentive. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

amazing trip. highly recommended. like a postcard. would deinately go again. great for an occation. food was overpriced but no more than expected. feels very classy. Offseason weather is quite good. A++

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Location as with everything in Maldives is stunning. Office staff very helpful but that is where it ends. Food is very poor - Maldives is expansive but you would expect better food- breakfast was OK for a four star, pizzas dreadful as was dinner - we ended up in burgers and pasta! Sun loungers are insufficient - where the limited... More 

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I am writing this review to present a very positive experience that I had in Velassaru this summer. The hotel was really excellent, as is obvious from the other comments as well. What I wanted to document, however, was my experience with the dive center. I took diving lessons in Greece a few days before vising the resort to get... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

While going to the resort, we were under a dilemma how will be the resort as we didn't get enough time to check out about the resort. But when we reached there, we were speechless. Right from the transfer by the boat from the airport to the resort, till the dropping by the boat at the airport after 6 days,... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just returned from a week at Velassaru with my two daughters (20 and 18) and could not have had a more relaxing time. The hotel is beautiful and the staff superb and accommodating - nothing was too much to ask. We stayed in a Water Villa and I would definitely recommend staying over the water for that paradise feeling. Although... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I stayed in Velassaru for my Honeymoon. The honeymooner's package was great: We're given a bottle of champaign & a romantic fine dining candlelight dinner. In our 5 nights there, we tried all their 3 restaurants that only open for dinner. Very good food quality! We did a room upgrade from deluxe bungalow to Lagoon Water Bungalow with Pool on... More 

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I wish we did the overwater bungalow, but we were going to Tahiti after this and splurged on that trip. Our beach bungalow wasn't ready until 345pm so we waited for a little bit but it was ok. The free water bottles and the free 30 minute photo session is a nice touch. We had a few guests who felt... More 

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Reviewed 23 July 2014

That was my 4th trip to Maldives and first time to Velassaru. It's only 25 min away from airport. We lived in over water villa room no. 405. Room facilities are good with nice decorations, but hotel didn't fill amenities every day and we have to ask for it. Breakfast is average and everyday is the same.

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Noida, India
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Velassaru represents the best of the Maldives with its white sand beaches, turquoise lagoon, multi-coloured reefs, elegance and luxury on an exclusive resort Island north of Male. I had breakfast at the resort as part of an Indian media delegation. We were shown around the mesmerising place that can only be called a piece of heaven on the earth. The... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Velassaru Maldives

Address: Velassaru Island
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Velassaru Island
Price Range: ₹ 24,410 - ₹ 1,11,278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Velassaru Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Velassaru Maldives Hotel South Male Atoll
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Male
Velassaru Maldives Laguna Beach Hotel
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“Bungalow with a Jacuzzi....153....quiet & near to restaurant !! Good !!”
 of 5 bubbles lilypSG, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have the money, choose the water bungalow, it boasts great views especially during sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach villas (preferably with pool) 219-228”
 of 5 bubbles VardaS519, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Over the water Villa with a Private pool?? Yes Please!”
 of 5 bubbles jcathe3rd, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every single villa has incredible facilities -perhaps the ones on the beach are a bit better.”
 of 5 bubbles 680davidc680, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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