Velassaru Maldives Resort & Spa
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.
Your private coral island in the sapphire Indian Ocean. An exhilarating 25-minute speedboat ride
from Malé airport. Chilled drinks and a warm welcome await you on Velassaru’s wooden jetty.
Glide over diamond waters. Feed your imagination.
Contemporary retreats with clean lines and avant-garde design. Inspired by local architecture, elegant personal sanctuaries in harmony with the tropical surrounds. Elemental colours with a vivid and playful twist, high vaulted ceilings invoking a sense of space. Uncover pure romance. Delight in temptation.
Perfect Tranquillity. A haven of contemporary living, surrounded by verdant tropical landscape. Steps from the shoreline, your Deluxe Bungalow offers 70 sqm of stylish design. Spacious, split-level ac ... read more
Contemporary Beachfront Living. Elegant, natural highlights of stone and teak across 96 sqm of pure privacy. Full length glass doors and impressive sea view windows, a seamless flow of space. Private ... read more
Beach Villa with Pool
Contemporary Beachfront Living. Elegant, natural areas of stone and teak across 116 sqm of pure privacy. Full length glass doors and impressive sea view windows, a seamless flow of space. Private co ... read more
Water Bungalow with Pool
Panoramic vistas from 80 sqm of naturally intimate living space. Modern interiors with earthy natural tones, floor-to-ceiling folding glass doors offering serene views of the crystal clear lagoon. Bri ... read more
Water Villa With Pool
A Secluded Retreat. All the style and privacy of a 112 sqm Velassaru Water Villa, but with your very own infinity pool overlooking the mesmerising ocean. Simple, clean lines with dashes of trop ... read more
Velassaru Pool Villa
Sophisticated Tropical Sanctuary. Luxurious and intimate 175 sqm escape complemented by an oversized plunge pool set within beautiful verdant spaces. An exclusive retreat with personal butler s ... read more
Ultimate Indulgence. An impressive 270 sqm hideaway presenting unobstructed panoramas of sun, sea and sky, rising above the crystal ocean waters. Bright contemporary interiors open out to your ... read more
Dive & Discover
Maldivian diving and cruises that delight and entrance. Before embracing the glistening lagoon, take a morning run at sunrise, soft sand underfoot. When the Indian Ocean calls, plunge in and discover multi-coloured reefs that dance underneath you. Explore the big blue.
Immersion Dive Centre.
Catering to both novice and seasoned divers, Immersion offers an opportunity to encounter the magnificent underwater life of the Maldives. Wild shades of blue abound, the coral reef pulsates with vibrant colour.
Multilingual instructors & DAN Dive Accident Insurance
PADI courses (from beginner to professional level)
Private bespoke dives
Private diving courses
Diving for kids
DUP (Digital Underwater Photographer)
Certified Nitrox diving
Scheduled single and double tank dives
Video/photography of your diving experiences
Bauer soundproofed compressors
Scubapro regulators, BCD jackets and Luxfer cylinders
Underwater digital cameras and video equipment
Fibreglass dive boat with fresh water shower
Velassaru’s in-house marine biologist and dive master invite you to explore the wonders of the Maldivian underwater world, and see first-hand the Marine Centre’s active involvement in coral plantation. Give back to the natural world. Protect for generations to come.
House reef exploration with SEA-DOO® Seascooter™
Marine biology presentations
GLIDE Water Sports Centre
Offshore explorations that satisfy your need for speed. In the calm lagoon surrounded by scintillating marine life, or in the cloudless sky, embark on a range of activities that immerse you in adrenaline and adventure. Live in the moment.
Kayaking - transparent glass-bottom kayaks
Seabob Cayago water rocket
Fun tube adventures
Guided snorkelling excursions
Water safety basics
Snorkelling expeditions in the shallow lagoon surrounding the island resort. Underneath the crystal-clear surface another world awaits your discovery. Live demonstrations take place either out at sea or in the shadow of the coconut trees. Get ready for your first snorkelling adventure.
Teppanyaki - Japanese Restaurant
Japanese with a Twist.
Teppanyaki over the lagoon. Seated by the water's edge, savour seared salmon from flame-hot woks. Master chefs showcase their boundless creativity and inspiring flair, with panoramic ocean vistas as your backdrop. Exciting bites of sushi and sashimi, daringly innovative dishes. Celebrate the freshest cuisine. Unleash your appetite.
World Cuisine with a Laid-Back Vibe.
A rich and varied gourmet breakfast amidst lush Maldivian island foliage. Cooking stations abundant with an array of tantalising flavours. International buffet, your favourites along with new dishes to discover. Creative lunch recipes featuring succulent imported meats and the freshest local seafood. Specialities with a twist. Explore exotic tastes. Delight in pure indulgence.
Intimate Gourmet Moments.
A journey of culinary perfection. Unique blending of refined Mediterranean dishes and the infectious passion behind their creation. Authentic and contemporary tastes nestled in an elegant and modern restaurant. Celebrate exceptional cuisine. Uncover the sensational.
Oceanfront Food Theatre.
An elegant dining pavilion perched on powder-white sand, pairing dramatic panoramas with Eastern, Pan-Asian and Continental cuisines. Live hot stone grill and cooking stations against Maldivian sunsets. Revel in colourful moments by the water’s edge. Embrace your spontaneity.
Integrated International Cuisine.
Continental and Asian influences in a relaxed, yet intimate setting. Palm trees offer welcome shade, while bites of fresh local fruit and juices from our juice bar revive as you bathe in the morning light. Admire the azure ocean stretching out before you. Start your journey here.
Modern Beachfront Bar.
Contemporary spaces backed by sensual beats. Comforting neutral tones overlooking a panorama of blue. Asian and European treats complemented with your favourite red and whites. Inside, sink into luxurious oversized daybeds and beanbags whilst enjoying creative concoctions. Dark furnishings with the occasional dash of neon amidst eclectic sounds. Turn up the heat on your Maldivian romance. Discover the rhythm of Velassaru.
A large sundeck bar dedicated to the art of mixology. Perched over the stunning aquamarine waters, Chill Bar offers expertly crafted cocktails, delectable mixed drinks and light bites. Authentic Spanish tapas and mouth watering salads. Pure refreshment amid glorious rays of sunshine. From the comfort of your chic daybed, glimpse picture-perfect bungalows and villas in the distance. Let your cares melt away. Give in to absolute relaxation.
Private Dining Experiences
Bespoke Dining Amid Unique Surrounds.
Gastronomic voyages as the sun’s first rays light up the lagoon. Signature lunches on a secluded island. The indulgence of culinary masterpieces, brought to you in-villa. Succulent satay on a private beach. Experience exquisite moments. Enjoy memories that last.
Overwater treatment pavilions set on stilts offering classic therapies designed to revitalise and soothe. Authentic bliss from indigenous ingredients and an expert touch. Uninterrupted views of the Maldivian seascape.
Embrace simple luxuries. Experience ultimate rejuvenation.
Spa treatments that refresh and rejuvenate. The solitude, space and peace you need to recharge. Invigorating elixirs that pamper your body, mind and spirit. Inspiration finds you as your wellbeing is enhanced.
Ten overwater treatment rooms
Hydropool perched over the lagoon
A variety of yogic disciplines designed to give you strength, relaxation and flexibility. An inner journey that generates good health and a positive state of mind. Moral and mental cultivation, soothing your stresses.
Prices and packages available on request.