Velassaru Maldives unveils renovated dive centre, photography lounge
Velassaru Maldives has unveiled its newly renovated Immersion Dive Centre and Photography Lounge.
The new design of the dive centre provides a welcoming vibe, bringing an airy and relaxed atmosphere to the space.
Operated by Silver Sands, the dive centre offers a selection of internationally recognised PADI dive courses, extensive island activities both under and over the water.
Meanwhile, the newly renovated Photography Lounge now sits right beside the Fem Bar.
After a bespoke photography session, guests will now be invited to view an array of their photos in the comfort and privacy of the lounge. All in-house guests are also offered 30 minutes complimentary portrait session as well as a complimentary 6 x 8 inches photo.
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.