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5-star beach retreat just steps away from Laguna Beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business centre
Smoke-free property

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Velassaru resort is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Vadoo Beach.

Resort features

At Velassaru Maldives, hit the beach, dine on-site at Vela or enjoy a drink at one of the resort's 2 bars/lounges.

Room amenities

All 129 rooms offer 24-hour room service, minibars and TVs. Egyptian cotton sheets, rainfall showerheads and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru, Velassaru,

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 08 June 2019 until 10 July 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Swimming pool

During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Velassaru Maldives provides a steam room and a fitness centre. Dining is available at one of the resort's 5 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, A beach bar and A poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to a business centre. This luxury resort also offers spa services, gift shops/news stands and 24-hour room service. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Velassaru Maldives is a smoke-free property.

  • Beach bar
  • Couples/private dining
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Poolside bar
  • Business centre
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 129
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian

Room Amenities

Velassaru Maldives offers 129 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Business-friendly amenities include safes and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary slippers, a bidet and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Television
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Bidet
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Shower only

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Vela – This buffet restaurant specialises in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Etesian – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

SAND – This beach restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. Reservations are required.

Teppanyaki – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required.

Turquoise – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool, a steam room and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Waterskiing on site
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Parasailing on site

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 102.09 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 102.09 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No lifts

Debit cards not accepted

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Transfer service fee per adult: USD 161.39 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 80.70 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 161.39 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 80.79 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 102.09 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 102.09 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Velassaru Maldives Hotel
  • Velassaru Maldives
  • 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

We should mention

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 contact the property using 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.

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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