Velassaru Maldives featured in 2018 SLH Cookbook
Velassaru Maldives has been included in this year’s edition of the SLH Cookbook.
In this year’s entry, Velassaru’s Executive Chef Carlos Exprua have chosen an outstanding Seared Maldivian Tuna with Tropical Fruit Salsa recipe.
Created to honour The Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) collective’s love of good local food, the 2018 SLH Cookbook features main dishes from over 150 hotels around the world. The variety and originality of the recipes in the cookbook reflect and demonstrate how serious SLH hotels focus on food, ensuring luxury travellers to have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of delectable dishes.
The 2018 SLH Cookbook is available for purchase on the SLH Cookbook website.
SLH matches independently minded guests with independently spirited hotels. The diverse collection of over 500 hotels in more than 80 countries around the world includes everything from cutting edge design hotels and city centre sanctuaries to historic country mansions and remote private islands – all SLH hotels are consistently different, however, they are all united by the fact that they offer the best locations, highest quality, personalised service and a truly authentic way to discover a destination.
Owned and operated by leading local hotel group Universal Resorts, Velassaru is located in South Male Atoll and accessible by a short 25-minute speedboat ride from the main Velana International Airport.
Velassaru offers luxurious beachfront and overwater accommodation with uninterrupted ocean views. Featuring wooden ceilings and floors for a tropical atmosphere, the contemporary-styled villas and bungalows offer chic serenity.
A wide variety of international specialities are offered at Velassaru’s five restaurants, including fresh contemporary seafood, Japanese, international and grill pan Indian options. The two beach bars serve cocktails and wines.
Guests can enjoy relaxing spa treatments in overwater pavilions, or hop on a Maldivian boat and watch the crew demonstrate traditional fishing methods. Other resort facilities include a fitness centre, tennis court and infinity pool with the view of the beach and the ocean.