Velassaru brings you a sleek, minimalist and cool Maldives with outstanding tropical vistas. The contemporary yet romantic villas are the perfect tropical hideaway. Relax in the LED-lit infinity pool fronting the wide white sandy beach, sip a cocktail in your own private plunge pool or indulge with a virgin coconut oil massage at the over-water spa; relaxing experiences are abound at Velassaru. Alternatively, explore shipwrecks with the scuba dive centre, try your hand at paddle-boarding, take out a jet-ski or soar above the coral reefs on a parasailing adventure.
Velassaru Maldives Resort is located on a private coral island in South Male Atoll and is about 25 minutes speedboat ride from Male International Airport (12km distance).
Five enticing dining venues and two innovative bars. Each with an individual personality, exuding its own chic, understated style. Whether a beachfront setting, at the edge of the lagoon, wining and dining by candlelight, or under starlight. A range of cuisines and tempting culinary creations. Innovative teppanyaki, pan-Asian seafood, Mediterranean delicacies, international favourites.
Let the mood take you, or select Velassaru Indulgence – a carefully crafted package that offers the finest culinary experiences and a range of extras. Lunch at Turquoise Restaurant, Fen Bar, Chill Bar or Pizzeria. Then dinner at any of resort´s esteemed restaurants. Complimentary soft drinks, juices and water included during meals. Then perhaps something stronger. House pouring beer and a selection of wines and spirits. A choice of excursion, plus complimentary snorkelling equipment and two-hour use of an Ocean Kayak are also included.Teppanyaki
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.Vela
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. Sand
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. Turquoise
Continental and Asian influences in a relaxed, yet intimate setting. Palm trees offer welcome shade, while bites of fresh local fruit and juices from the juice bar revive as you bathe in the morning light. Admire the azure ocean stretching out before you. Start your journey here.Chill Bar
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
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.
Private Satay Barbecue
A classic barbecue, featuring sumptuous satays, created and served by your very own chef and waiter. Four courses to feast on as the sun descends. A taste of Indonesia to relish. Just the two of you, or invite friends to share.
As the sun sets, delight in a selection of tropical flavours. Enticing canapés and freshly tossed salads, prepared by your personal chef. A barbecue showcasing the world’s finest cuts, followed by an array of delicious desserts.
An idyllic setting paired with culinary delights. Armed with a luxury hamper, take a dhoni to a sandbank. Spectacular views in every direction, a pulsing coral awaiting discovery. Refreshing tropical juices with a delicious lunch. Luxuriate in pure seclusion.
Breakfast in the Lagoon
A gourmet breakfast selection. During the first shimmer of dawn sunlight, savour a luxurious feast of authentic, exotic flavours. Chilled sparkling wine on pure white sands. Dramatic vistas of sapphire. Soak up the early morning tranquillity
A romantic beach setup. Just the two of you. Three tantalising courses of sensual flavours to entice and excite. Candlelit dining, with the ocean your backdrop.
Gastronomic experiences in the comfort and privacy of your villa. A light and lazy lunch on your terrace. Champagne and canapés while watching the sunset from your daybed. A personal barbeque on your villa deck.
Private Sunset Cruise
An authentic Maldivian cruise. Against a backdrop of magnificent shades and hues, share canapés and champagne with your beloved. Elegant evenings. A truly tailor-made experience. Submerge in colour.Fen 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.Etesian
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.
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.Treatments
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. Spa Facilities
Ten overwater treatment rooms
Hydropool perched over the lagoon