Velassaru Maldives: The Lover’s Playground
Maldives Promotion House – This secluded coral island is only a 25 minute speed boat ride form the Malé International Airport. With a huge white sandy beach surrounding the island, this resort is nestled in a grand blue lagoon.
Velassaru Maldives offers you seven types of accommodations. The resort has 52 Deluxe Bungalows only a few steps away from the beach surrounded by lush tropical foliage, 30 Beach Villas of elegantly designed interiors, 17 Water Bungalows with over water decks and sun lounges, 24 Water Villas perched over the azure blue lagoon, and four premium Water Villas that come with a pool.
Velassaru also offer a Pool Villa located in the very heart of the island surrounded by flourishing vegetation, and a Velassaru Water Suite of complete privacy with an oversized plunge pool overlooking the ocean.
The resort has seven dining facilities that offer world cuisines and cocktails. They also provide a grand collection of unique private dining experiences including Island Dining, In-Villa Dining, Barbecue Dinner, Private Satay Barbecue, Sushi Sunset, Island Escape, and Breakfast In the Lagoon.
Island dining services offer signature lunches and dinners customised to your requirement, at a place of your choice. In-Villa Dining allows you to lunch on your terrace and experience the sunset from your daybed while you dine. With a personal chef and personal servers, Barbecue Dinner allows you to experience the barbecue of the world’s finest cuts and a selection of exotic desserts.
Set in a private beach setting, private Satay Barbecue offers you a dedicated chef and four courses of classic Javanese food featuring Indonesian satays. You can also enjoy a Sushi Sunset with canapés and sunset drinks, after which you feast on a Japanese Bento Velassaru Sushi Dinner. The Island Escape allows you to escape to a private sand bank aboard a sailboat to enjoy the afternoon sun. Breakfast In The Lagoon is a unique experience with chilled sparkling wine and a gourmet breakfast selection while you enjoy the sun as it rises above the turquoise water
The resort has five restaurants, Etasian a journey of Mediterranean flair, Sand that offers a collections of Indian cuisines, Teppanyaki which specialises in fresh Japanese cuisines, Vela that provides a world cuisine of international delights, and Turquoise with an international cuisine of continental and Asian influences. Fen Bar, the main bar, and Chill Bar offers a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and healthy drinks.
This resort also has a PADI Certified Dive School and a WETLAB marine discovery centre. The Glide water sports centre at Velassaru also offers many water activities including snorkelling, water skiing, kneeboarding, wake boarding, fun tube adventures, windsurfing, parasailing, kitesurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking in transparent glass bottom kayaks, and the seabob cayago water rocket. For other activities the resort also offers a fully equipped gymnasium and a tennis court.
Velassaru also offers a spa of solitude, space and peace, with ten treatment rooms, designed to refresh and rejuvenate your spirit as well as your physical being. It gives you privacy and tranquility and allows you to turn away from the burdcens of the world while you experience the invigorating treatments.
This resort also allows you to experience an inner journey of positiveness and happiness, with their yoga instructor. It allows you to devlope the unitive disciplines of relaxation and flexibility. The yoga at Velassaru indeed relieves stress and cultivates a quiet and peaceful mind, more capable of alertness and concentration.
With a huge white sandy beach surrounding the island, Velassaru Maldives is nestled in a grand blue lagoon, making it the perfect romantic resort.
Things to do: Vow renewal, spa, yoga, tennis, table tennis, diving, snorkelling, watersports, seabob cayago water rocket, sunset cruise, excursions, big game fishing, Maldivian fishing, private dining and discovering the capital city Malé.
Dont miss: Check out the WETLAB and see what the marine biologist has to offer. Then take a Sea-Doo seascooter and check out the house reef. Before you leave make sure you plant some corals to contribute to their efforts to serve and save nature.
Try: With the yoga instructor learn about its unitive disciplines. This romantic resort is popular among lovers and honeymooners, so try the Romantic Evening. Dine on the beach and experience the perfect tryst, and an exclusive sunset cruise. Tried it before? Then try out the Island Dining. On the beach, or perhaps on a private uninhabited island. Experience the dinner of your dream, where you decide every aspect of it.
Velassaru Maldives: Malé Atoll, Maldives (+960 664 3042; www.velassaru.com)
Accepted Cards: Visa, Master, American Express
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