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Velassaru

 South Male Atoll
angelfish travel 4.5 halo rating
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Part of the Universal group of resorts, Velassaru is just a 30 minute speedboat journey from Male. Set in a beautiful lagoon it has has lovely white sandy beaches and a good range of accommodation and dining options. There is no house reef so snorkelling can be done at one of the many nearby reefs.

Visitors to Velassaru should note, part of the island faces Thilafushi, otherwise known as Burning Island.
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Secluded but not isolated, Velassaru is located on a private coral island on South Male Atoll, just a 30-minute speedboat ride away from Male international airport.

The island boasts fine white sandy beaches and a turquoise lagoon - the resort buildings and accommodation designed to convey minimalist chic in teak, stone and thatch.

Resort Services
*24-hour guest services with multilingual staff
*Round-the-clock in-villa dining
*Laundry service
*Free Wi-Fi internet
*DVD library
*Boutique
*Jewellery shop
*Doctor in residence
*Currency exchange

Dining & Restaurants/Bars

Etesian
A wine cellar showcasing gastronomic creativity and flair.

Sand
Oceanfront dining - a modern European grill with Asian influences.

Teppanyaki
Set over the lagoon, serving fresh seafood and an extensive menu of sushi and sashimi from the sushi bar.

Vela
World cuisine with a selection of buffet dishes, live cooking stations and themed dinners.

Turquoise
A la carte international cuisine with continental and Asian influences.

Fen
Contemporary beachfront bar serving a variety of drinks and cocktails.

Chill
Chill has a large sundeck perched over the lagoon, perfectly located for sipping cocktails while the sun does down.

In-Villa & Private Dining
These dining options can be arranged in resort.

Recreation
*Infinity pool with a view of the beach and ocean
*PADI-certified dive school (for novice and seasoned divers)
*Watersports (including waterskiing, windsurfing, parasailing, kayaking etc.)
*Big game fishing
*Gymnasium
*The Spa (10 overwater treatment rooms)
*Snorkelling
*Tennis
*Overwater Yoga pavillion