Luxury hotel holiday Velassaru Maldives

Expressions Holidays recommends Velassaru for a romantic holiday, perfect for honeymooners. Beautiful overwater accomodation offers panoramic views and refreshing yet chic interiors. Exquisite dining and a variety of cocktail bars exude individual personality and a variety of water based activities are available to keep you busy. A fantastic of array of facilities are available when you're not on the water or sampling the cuisine and beverages. It is possible to upgrade to All Inclusive and this is one of the better value resorts in the Maldives. This is a delightful honeymoon destination boasting an impressive spa.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Male or Emirates via Dubai to Male
  • Speedboat transfer Male to hotel and back
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bepoke holidays to Velassaru, Maldives

Velassaru is a 5-star resort in an idyllic spot on its own private coral island. It offers delicious cuisine, a wonderful spa and a range of unique excursions, as well as supremely comfortable accommodation. Perfect for a romantic, intimate getaway.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location South Male Atoll

Annual opening Open all year

Closest airport Malé

Distance from airport 25 minutes by speedboat

Hotel facilities and services

129 Villas, 5 Restaurants, 2 Bars, Swimming Pool, Spa and Yoga Pavilion, Fitness Club, Marine Centre, PADI Dive Centre, Boutique, Island Doctor.

Complimentary watersports

Snorkelling.

Chargeable watersports

Windsurfing, Kayaks, Catamaran Sailing, Water-skiing, Wake Boarding, Diving.

Land sports

Tennis.

Out and about nearby

Located on a private coral island. Fishing, speedboats and diving nearby.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe bungalow for 7 nights

From about

£1,595 low season

£2,050 high season

Holiday Code EXH961

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to Velassaru, Maldives

Room descriptions

Velassaru has 129 villas. All villas have terrace or sundeck, indoor or garden bathroom, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, hairdryer, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, IDD telephone, safe, satellite TV, DVD player, ipod docking station and complimentary WiFi. The Pool Villa and Suite also have private butler service.

Deluxe Bungalow
Deluxe Villa
Beach Villa
Beach Villa with pool
Water Bungalow with pool
Water Villa
Water Villa with pool
Deluxe Villa with pool
Pool Villa (minimum 2 nights stay)
Velassaru Water Suite (minimum 3 nights stay)

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe bungalow for 7 nights

From about

£1,595 low season

£2,050 high season

Holiday Code EXH961

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to Velassaru, Maldives

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Velassaru, the Maldives, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Male with British Airways direct (winter season only) or Emirates via Dubai. The flying time is about 13 hours. Velassaru Maldives is reached from Male airport by speedboat in about 25 minutes and Expressions Holidays includes the speedboat transfer in your holiday price.

Additional information

Minimum stays: Minimum stay of 5 nights for all arrivals and departures between 28 December to 5 January. There is a 2 night minimum stay in the Pool villas and a 3 night minimum stay in Water suites.

Children: Children allowed but not recommended to occupy over-water accommodation and parents are required to sign a disclaimer for if children are accommodated in them. Reductions available when sharing with two adults. The maximum occupancy of each accommodation category is 2 adults and 1 child except from Deluxe Villas and Pool Villas which allows 2 adults and 2 children. Children are not permitted in the Water Suite.

Other information: Supplements are required for the compulsory Christmas Gala Dinner and New Year Gala Dinner.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe bungalow for 7 nights

From about

£1,595 low season

£2,050 high season

Holiday Code EXH961

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bepoke holidays to Velassaru, Maldives

Highlights of the Maldives

For many, the Maldives offer some of the most fascinating underwater exploration available, from both snorkelling and diving. There are over a hundred different species of fish, from angelfish to flying fish, snapper and triggerfish, stingray and shark, as well as turtles and numerous corals of a multitude of colours. If your resort is near Malé then the capital is worth a brief visit with its mosques, traditional houses with rounded corners and tea shops with a selection of ‘short eats’ including rice pudding, curried fish cakes and small bananas.

Cultural highlights of the Maldives

Bodu beru traditional music and dance, traditional seating - the undholi (like a hammock) and the joli (a net seat hung from a wooden frame), local crafts including mats, lacquer work and jewellery, traditional dhoni boats.

Facts in brief

Capital Malé
Airport Malé International Airport
Size The Maldives consist of 1,192 islands, dispersed over an area of 35,000 sq. miles
Population 436,000
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